• Plain Dead

  • Detective Ford, Book 3
  • By: Andy Maslen
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (64 ratings)

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By: Andy Maslen
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Suicide or murder? DI Ford is sure there’s a killer to catch, but time is running out.

A young female soldier is found on Salisbury Plain, her throat cut and a bloody knife in her dead hand. Everyone assumes that she killed herself. But something doesn’t feel right to DI Ford; the whole scene seems staged. Convinced of foul play, and despite fierce opposition from the army brass and his own superiors, Ford launches a murder investigation.

Years on from his wife’s death, Ford is still struggling with guilt and whether or not to tell his son the truth about what really happened. When his CSI partner confronts him about the tragedy, he knows he has to confess sooner or later. But the living can wait; the dead are calling. With the victim’s regiment due to deploy to Somalia, taking any suspects and evidence with them, Ford has just days to apprehend the killer.

His career on the line and his relationship with his son in the balance, Ford has to work fast if he is going to bring justice to the dead—and closure to the living.

©2021 by Andy Maslen. (P)2021 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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An ordinary man

DI Ford is no superhero…he’s a single father with a teenage son and struggling with guilt over the death of his wife. His latest case is an apparent suicide of a female military member. Ford is being pressured to close the case but he intends to do right by the victim. I like his doggedness and tenacity. Good story.

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WAIT WAIT

I thought he was a goner at the end and was thinking really u wouldn't go out prepared. So Nick or Mick just got away with giving out 👮 information? I need another book to wrap up all of the loose ends.

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  • Mr. Christopher J. Fallows
  • 12-07-21

Poorly edited

This is another enjoyable Ford book from Andy Maslen but unfortunately there are parts missing at the end of some of the chapters due to amateurish editing.

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  • LinS
  • 11-30-21

Amazing 5 stars

And Maslen has done it again… I love all his books especially DI Ford with all the twist and turns … can’t wait for the next book

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-27-21

Recording Problem

I love listening to Andy Maslin books and I was eagerly awaiting book 4, of D.I Ford.
There is a lot of gaps in the recording, a chapter stopped half way through ( 32) and started the next chapter, this happened several times throughout.
I would like to have my copy replaced with a recording in its entirety please.