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A marine engineer who tumbles off a cliff path on a windy night. A burglary where everything taken was returned by the thief. The suicide of a man in love with life. An accident, a mystery, an unexplained tragedy. And nothing at all to connect them.

Until, that is, Detective Constable Fiona Griffiths, searching for something - anything - to take her mind off the tedious job of evidence cataloguing she's been assigned to, starts to wonder if all three incidents are not quite what they seem.

It could just be her imagination. After all, she'd be the first to admit that she isn't exactly in the prime of psychological health right now, the darkness she's held at bay ever since she joined the police force now lapping dangerously at her door. But something tells her there are invisible threads linking the crimes, and as she investigates further, she starts to see the outlines of a conspiracy so unlikely and on such a vast scale that it takes her breath away. And that's when they come for her.

©2015 Harry Bingham (P)2015 Orion Publishing Group

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  • Colette
  • 11-16-15

One of my favourite characters

I've been waiting impatiently for this since I binge listened to the first three books in the series. It was worth the wait...another brilliant addition to the world of Fiona Griffiths.

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  • Josephine Murray-Smith
  • 01-03-16

Loved this book.

Where does This Thing of Darkness rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the best stories and a good narrator.

What was one of the most memorable moments of This Thing of Darkness?

The main character

What about Siriol Jenkins’s performance did you like?

Just seemed to keep pace with the story

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I was really interested in what happenned to the character

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  • Lisa
  • 07-24-16

this thing of darkness

bit slow to start. narrator is great. as quirky as Fiona Griffith's gets. good ending.