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Little Boy Blue Audiobook

Little Boy Blue: DI Helen Grace 5

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Publisher's Summary

Helen's most personal case yet as she investigates the shocking and unexpected murder of a close friend found cocooned in plastic. It looks like it was a tragic accident - a sex game gone wrong.

The investigation soon threatens to expose Helen's private life, and she has to make some tough personal choices along the way as she hunts a twisted and elusive killer who is swiftly racking up more murders. As Helen closes in on her prey, a shocking truth is revealed - these murders are part of a calculated attempt to bring Helen down....

©2016 M. J. Arlidge (P)2016 Penguin Books Ltd.

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    Rosie 03-17-16
    Rosie 03-17-16
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    "Cliffhanger"

    Enjoyed this latest in the series but disappointed that it's a cliffhanger with no sense of whether the story continues in s new book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sloane Emigrant, MT, United States 03-20-16
    Sloane Emigrant, MT, United States 03-20-16 Member Since 2010
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    "Warning! It's a cliffhanger!"

    I enjoyed the book, but was so disappointed in the ending. I'm not a fan of cliffhangers, I did a little digging and "Hide & Seek" will be released September 8, 2016 in the UK, so hopefully it'll be available in the US shortly afterwards. You may want to wait till then and read them in quick succession.
    Onto the book, I continue to enjoy Helen Grace, but am tiring of Anita G. She's become predictable and uninteresting.
    I don't want to spoil the story, but found the villain to be both predictable and not believable. With that being said, I will purchase the next one.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Don 07-25-16
    Don 07-25-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Wow...what a wonderful first audio book!"

    Great book! Wonderful reading. Killer ending! Another great book. This one takes Aldridge onto another playing field. I didn't see any of this coming. Seriously fantastic book!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Michelle Tucker 06-09-16
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    "Noooooooo!!"

    The only had thing about this book is waiting for the next one to be released. Outstanding! !

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Donna 03-21-16
    Donna 03-21-16
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    "Big holes in this plot"

    I enjoyed the earlier Helen Grave books, This one has a huge error with the first murder,. The rest of the b ook is good enoigh, I quarrel with a couple of small holes but the mystery is good enogh to read on a rainy Saturday.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Susan
    4/1/16
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    "Rubbish"

    It's time that Aldlidge changed the storyline. The first three books were great but now it's complete repetition. Can there not be a crime that Helen Grace investigates that isn't about her . This is the last Helen Grace book I will read .

    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
  • Christine
    Tranent, United Kingdom
    3/23/16
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    "Disappointing!!!"

    I was looking forward to this next Helen Grace book, but I feel let down in some way. The story was weak it just got going at the end!! I'm assuming there is another book to Finnish this story,

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • Steena
    North Yorkshire
    3/21/16
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    "A totally implausible storyline."
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I am amazed that anyone thought this was good. The story line is totally implausible and fatuous. It was more like a grizzly fairy tale than anything that would happen in real life. It is quite literally a 'story' and not a very good one at that. I was so pleased when it came to an end.


    Would you ever listen to anything by M. J. Arlidge again?

    No


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    None


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Still trying to think of something...


    14 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs. J. M. Benjamin-potts
    United Kingdom
    3/29/16
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    "cracking read!"

    absolutely brilliant book! great story, totally believable, well narrated, thoroughly enjoyed it. I didn't want it to end and can't wait for the next instalment.

    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
  • SilentSinger
    London
    1/17/17
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    "Little Boy Blue"

    This was an Audible 'Deal Of The Day', so I didn't really know what to expect. It's the fifth book in the Portsmouth-based DI Helen Grace series. It started well and some of the BDSM descriptions were a bit 'fruity'. I think that I could determine that this was written by a male author, as Helen was a bit of a fantasy figure in many ways.

    The police procedural plot was good, as was the pace, punctuated by short, snappy chapters. The book did, however, come to an abrupt halt on a cliffhanger.

    The narrator was excellent throughout.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Vicuña
    UK
    11/1/16
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    "Series is developing well"
    Where does Little Boy Blue rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Good easy listening crime thriller.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I like the way Helen Grace is developing as a character. Her back story is interesting and runs through each book. Her private life is unusual and I struggle a little with her odd interests, but it's playing out well with each new book.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    Many.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • laatkins
    WOKINGHAM, United Kingdom
    10/9/16
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    "Unexpected twist."

    I enjoyed this story, I like the way the author writes and thought it was very well written. big down side was not enough background on main character and the ending for me was very disappointing. This needs another book to complete this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Crafty jan
    9/28/16
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    "Real insight into the dark side of relationships"

    I found the basic concept of the story really fascinating , opening my eyes to a world of sexual practices that I really had little idea of . Helens
    part in this world was written with sensitivity and understanding .
    I thought the ending got just a little muddled , but this did not detract too much from the overall satisfaction of the story line itself .

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Lauren
    3/14/16
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    "Unbelievably Good"

    Another excellent Helen Grace book!! How does MJ Arlidge do it?!
    Although from the synopsis indicates that the killer is out to get Helen Grace you are drawn in from the get go and feel sure you know who it is only to find it is someone else!
    What will happen to Helen now? How will she turn this around!
    Brilliant! Just brilliant!

    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    12/28/16
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    "slow start but got better"

    slow start but got better. really well read. hope there's a sequel. the end felt like there should be.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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