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Jack's a retired ex-cop from New York, seeking the simple life in Cherringham. Sarah's a Web designer who's moved back to the village find herself. But their lives are anything but quiet as the two team up to solve Cherringham's criminal mysteries. This compilation contains episodes 13 - 15:

A Lesson in Murder:
When Jack and Sarah are called in to investigate mysterious pranks at Cherringham Girls School, it seems at first that it might be the work of a few mean pupils with a grudge. But things quickly turn serious when a popular teacher meets a sudden, violent death.

The Secret of Combe Castle:
When the penniless FitzHenrys find themselves victims of a threatening campaign to oust them from their ancestral home, Jack and Sarah are called in to track down the culprit. Soon they discover that truth is often stranger than fiction, and in Combe Castle things do indeed go bump in the night...

A Fatal Fall:
Dylan McCabe - a labourer on a rushed Cherringham building project - has been complaining about the site's lack of safety. When he's discovered dead after a fall, it seems that Dylan's own warnings were all too true. Jack and Sarah get involved, and suddenly what looks like an accident, becomes a case of cold-blooded murder.

Set in the sleepy English village of Cherringham, the detective series brings together an unlikely sleuthing duo: English web designer Sarah and American ex-cop Jack. Thrilling and deadly - but with a spot of tea - it's like Rosamunde Pilcher meets Inspector Barnaby. Each of the self-contained episodes is a quick listen for the morning commute, while waiting for the doctor, or when curling up with a hot cuppa. For fans of Agatha Christie's "Miss Marple series", Lilian Jackson Braun's "The Cat Who series", Caroline Graham's "Midsomer Murders", and the American TV series "Murder She Wrote", starring Angela Lansbury.

Co-authors Neil Richards (based in the UK) and Matthew Costello (based in the US), have been writing together since the mid 90's, creating content and working on projects for the BBC, Disney Channel, Sony, ABC, Eidos, and Nintendo to name but a few. Their transatlantic collaboration has underpinned scores of TV drama scripts, computer games, radio shows, and - most recently - the successful crime fiction series Cherringham. The narrator of the audiobook, Neil Dudgeon, has been in many British television programmes including the roles of "DCI John Barnaby" in "Midsomer Murders" and "Jim Riley" in "The Life of Riley".
©2017 Bastei Lübbe (P)2017 Lübbe Audio

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Hurry up 16-18

They can't put these books into English and in audio quickly enough for me ..
Hurry it up ..!!.. Must have more pronto

13 of 13 people found this review helpful

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LOVE THIS SERIES

The characters and stories are so well developed. Neil Dudgeon is wonderful!!!
Cannot wait to get the next batch.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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GREAT SERIES!

I am hooked. What a great series. I wish they would produce a new one each week.

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  • Ann
  • Anacortes, WA
  • 03-01-17

Great series

Very enjoyable village mysteries. Characters have depth and we get to know more about them in each story.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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More Please!

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I am loving this gentle series of very good mysteries, excellently narrated by Neil Dudgeon, although this would be a perfect choice for both a male and a female narrator.

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Great series!

I've read the entire series and enjoyed them all. I can't wait until the next installments are available.

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Perfect!

I love this Cherringham Cosy series! After getting bored with AR and HB ( wish these writers would let there characters grow! ) it was a relief to stumble on to this series. Good characters, straightforward storylines and of course a "cosy" atmosphere that keeps everything on the gentle side of murder mysteries.
Love the narration and music! Keep them coming. Also, thanks for the 3 story format, while each story is short, the compilation format gives the listener a good bite out of the series. Look forward to more of Jack and Sarah!!!!

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love this series

I can't wait til the next one becomes available in audio. the narrator does such a good job with bringing it all to life. I wish it was a tv series.

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great series

wonderful books. lovable characters and engaging stories. the mysteries and fun to decipher. A lite read.

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Now What!

I've recently finished this book. I checked the listing and discovered there are no more titles available in English!

I've enjoyed this series very much. I like the setting, the characters and the stories. They are perfect for light, entertaining listening.

I'll keep checking, hoping for new collections.

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  • Carol
  • 06-10-17

Easy listening

Good characters and Neil Dudgeons narration very soothing. Love this series. Give it a try.

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  • linda
  • 04-23-17

cherringham series

I love these books. the characters are well rounded an easy listen at bedtime when your to tired to read. Neil Dudgeon is a soothing voice we remember from Midsummer Murders. when is the next in the series coming out in English?

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  • Minnie
  • 04-11-17

Love it!

I just really love these books! Talk about easy listening and what a wonderful voice Mr Dugeon has. My night time staple, as I drift off to sleep, I can recommend it higher!

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  • Janey
  • 03-13-17

Three more great stories

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I have all of the series of stories that have been translated into English thus far. These three are just as good as all the others. They are all real who dunnits that I enjoyed very much. Credible stories with interesting characters, and for those who think it is important little swearing and no graphic descriptions of violence. They do not rely on such things to make them good. Instead they use good old fashioned brilliant writing. As always Mr Dudgeons narration and characterisations are brilliant. He gets the American accent of Jack just right and you can identify all the characters by the different voices he uses. I can't wait for the next in the series to be released.

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  • Mrs. Sheila Lyons
  • 08-15-17

Great read loved it recommend it

Great read loved it read well interesting script would read more of same similar books

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  • Valerie Seago
  • 07-01-17

easy listening

We' written and the narration by Neil Dudgeon is perfect. These short stories are very enjoyable listening.

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  • JEMB85
  • 05-03-17

good easy listen

another easy listening selection in the series good stories and links to previous which is nice

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  • Miss Julie E. Ellis
  • 04-15-17

fantastic

these two guys are prefect crime/mystery partners. this set of books so far has been the best ive found from the modern day writers.
im waiting for the whole set to come to audible in English.

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  • MISS
  • 03-19-17

Lovely crime series

Lovely quaint English crime series, nothing too serious, just a nice selection of short stories with the same crime duo & some recurring characters. Thoroughly enjoyable & made all the better with fantastic narration, I have really enjoyed the whole series!

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  • Rachel
  • 03-16-17

Another's Winner!

Midsomer Murders fans will adore this series. I'm a devoted lover of the Crime/Thriller genre for sure, but sometimes I find it getting a bit dark and gloomy. The Cheringham series still keeps my mind busy keeping up with the twists and turns, but the fact it's based in a Cotswold village lightens the whole affair. The characters are wonderful and I find myself easily absorbed into the mystery. Neil Dudgeon is the perfect narrator, and if you like Midsomer Murders you'll especially appreciate the talent he brings to these books. Please Audible, keep the English translations coming...I need the next story fast. I'm hooked.