DCI Sophie Allen
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(4.0 based on 165 ratings)
  • 1
    Dark Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen, Book 1 | Michael Hambling

    Dark Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Michael Hambling
    • Narrated By Cat Gould
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (80)
    Performance
    (70)
    Story
    (71)

    A young woman's body is discovered on a deserted footpath. It seems like a simple crime for DCI Sophie Allen and her team to solve. But not when the victim's mother is found strangled the next morning. The case grows more complex as DCI Sophie Allen discovers that the victims had secret histories, involving violence and intimidation. There's an obvious suspect, but Detective Allen isn't convinced. Could someone else be lurking in the shadows, someone savagely violent, looking for warped revenge?

    Good for a first outing.

    I love to read a good mystery so that I can puzzle out whodunit. In this case the mystery isn't whodunit, it's how to catch him. A good police proc..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 24 2016 by Donna J. Shaw (Dayville, CT United States)
  • 2
    Deadly Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen Series, Book 2 | Michael Hambling

    Deadly Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Michael Hambling
    • Narrated By Cat Gould
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (34)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    A young man's mutilated body is found on top of the Agglestone. It seems that he was involved in a human trafficking and prostitution gang. But why is DCI Sophie Allen keeping something back from her team? Is it linked to the extraordinary discovery of her own father's body at the bottom of a disused mineshaft, more than 40 years after he disappeared? Find out.

    4.5 rating.Strong,sexy, smart,(DCI) Police .Woman

    The reader was terrific at voices and creating each character. Sophie, main character, is
    almost too good to be true. But I loved it. We need m..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 30 2016 by Julie (Apple Valley, MN, United States)
  • 3
    Secret Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen Series, Book 3 | Michael Hambling

    Secret Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen Series, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Michael Hambling
    • Narrated By Cat Gould
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (31)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (27)

    Two women go away for the weekend, but only one comes back alive. Was it just the music they were into? And who was the man the victim met at the festival? DCI Sophie Allen is back after the emotional upheavals she suffered in Deadly Crimes, but is she really in control? And Detective Constable Rae Gregson joins the team and immediately faces challenges that put her life in peril. Discover a gripping and detailed mystery that will have you hooked from the start until the stunning twist at the end.

    Avoid, unless you know and love this author

    I have never heard a narrator as bad as this one on Audible. She was unable to keep the voices of different characters distinct during the narrative..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 14 2017 by Brian Stokker ()
  • 4
    Buried Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen, Book 4 | Michael Hambling

    Buried Crimes: DCI Sophie Allen, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Michael Hambling
    • Narrated By Cat Gould
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (20)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (19)

    A family move into their dream home in Dorchester. It seems perfect, particularly for their two children, but when Philip and Jill Freeman move a buddleia bush, what they find buried beneath its roots will haunt them forever. DCI Sophie Allen is forced to probe crimes that occurred many years before, crimes that cause emotional upheavals within the local community. In a complex investigation, Sophie Allen unearths family secrets which carry on having devastating effects to this day and risk taking new lives.

    Good Plot - Bad Narrator

    I enjoyed the plot. The characters are still pretty thin, but there is more fleshing out and I liked cameos from past books. Narrator is still flat,..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 03 2017 by Claire ()
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