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DI Nikki Galena gets a series of anonymous calls. She is told the place, time, and who will die. But the messages are in a secret language used only by villains. Nikki and her team must decode the riddles and work out where the threats are coming from.

Meanwhile, the fens have been hit by a series of "designer burglaries". It appears that a new gang of thieves are stealing to order. And things get very close to home when a friend of Nikki's mother dies suddenly and, perhaps, suspiciously.

Do any of these events relate, and can Nikki stop the thieves on the fens before anyone else dies?

Full of twists and turns, this is a crime thriller that will keep you in suspense until its heart-stopping conclusion.

©2017 Joy Ellis (P)2018 Tantor

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  • Wayne
  • Matthews, NC
  • 05-12-18

End of the DI Nikki Galena series, but don't fear!

I have enjoyed each of the audio books in this modern detective series and Book 8, Thieves on the Fens, is no exception. Henrietta Meire's narration has been outstanding.

But there are more Joy Ellis modern detective novels on the way. On May 29, 2018 Audible will release Their Lost Daughters in the DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans series. The Jackman and Evans series is set in the Lincolnshire Fens like the Nikki Galena series and it will be narrated by Richard Armitage. The actual first novel in the series is The Murder's Son. In any case, 4 highly rated series novels have been released in Kindle format.

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Fantastic

Another fantastic book by Joy Ellis. Highly recommend this series! Sad I have reached the end of this series and need to start looking for another.

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Love this series!

I can't wait for the next one as always! All the characters are real and falable. I'm totally invested!

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Not my favorite in the series, but still good!

This is not my favorite in the DI Nikki Galena series, but is still good.....

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Another great installment

Joy Ellis has crafted another great installment in the DI Nikki Galena series. I always look forward to another addition and have a habit of making sure to preorder them. I recommend this to fans of thrillers and police procedurals.

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This series is SO good

Joy Ellis has quickly become one of my favorite authors. Her Fens books are automatic pre-orders for me. I am now looking to start reading her other books.

This latest Nikki Galena book is, again, fantastic. The characters and the story make me want to never put it down. I remember seeing 3am while listening to this book. There are two forces tugging at Nikki and her team. One, an anonymous caller using code to get revenge and lead her to a murder (it may be hers!) and the other a threat to her mother and her former RAF/MOD friends. Good stuff!

And there's Joseph... always a wonderful person to have around.

If I'm allowed one tiny complaint, there was an inconsistency regarding the police officer investigating Eve's house. He was referred to as DC and then as DS. A minor point.

The narration was quite good. I certainly hope we haven't seen the last of Nikki, Joseph, and the rest of the team.

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Excellent!

loved it, I loved that Eve was part of the story. I love the narrator & I also hope you continue with the series, I want more.

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Love the Nikki Galena team

this is a great series and gets better with every book. Character development is very satisfying.

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  • Julie Swanepoel
  • 05-22-18

great tale

I find myself repeating myself with the reviews of hese books as they are always just brilliant reads, engrossing and well crafted and I love the narration too.