Guy Winter Mysteries
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(3.9 based on 61 ratings)
  • 0.5
    Winter's Pearl: Prologue to the Guy Winter Mysteries Series | James Philip

    Winter's Pearl: Prologue to the Guy Winter Mysteries Series

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By James Philip
    • Narrated By Melanie Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Winter's Pearl is set in London in the first months of the Second World War during the period of the so-called 'Phoney War'. It draws us into the complex world of Scotland Yard's most famous detective Guy Winter; the Mystery Man. So named because no other living detective has ever solved as many mysteries as Winter of the Yard. However, the great detective's fame and triumphs have come at a high cost. Who needs enemies when your friends are on somebody else's side?

    Nice introduction to the series

    I liked this book. I wish I had read this one before I had read the first "official" book of the series, since this one really help set the s..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 06 2016 by Leslie F. ()
  • 1
    Winter's War: Guy Winter Mysteries, Book 1 | James Philip

    Winter's War: Guy Winter Mysteries, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By James Philip
    • Narrated By Melanie Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    August 1940 - Chief Inspector Guy Winter has been Fleet Street's favorite detective for over a decade. Dubbed the "Mystery Man" by his friends and enemies alike, for all his fame he cuts a lonely figure at Scotland Yard, where every newspaper story is fresh grist to an already tired mill. Laid low by personal tragedy, there are many who suspect that the great detective's career is over.

    Slow but Interesting WWII mystery


    4 stars for the story
    5 stars for the narration
    4 1/2 stars total

    This book is set in England, deep into the dark days of WWII. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 28 2017 by Love2Read (USA)
  • 2
    Winter's Revenge: Guy Winter Mysteries, Book 2 | James Philip

    Winter's Revenge: Guy Winter Mysteries, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By James Philip
    • Narrated By Melanie Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The Ripper continues his rampage and the last secrets of Guy Winter's life are stripped away. As the bombs fall the mystery man unravels one mystery after another, knowing that sooner rather than later he must confront his deadliest foe. This time it is not just Guy Winter's life and loyalties that are under the microscope. The past mistakes of friends and enemies alike suddenly come home to roost, but Guy Winter never stops hunting his man.

    Great Series

    I'm really enjoying this series. The writing is wonderful. The narrator is great. I do believe I've also downloaded the actual ebooks to read. The ..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 10 2017 by Kelly Kenrick (Edmonton, AB Canada)
  • 3
    Winter's Exile: Guy Winter Mysteries Book 3 | James Philip

    Winter's Exile: Guy Winter Mysteries Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By James Philip
    • Narrated By Melanie Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In Winter's Exile the Mystery Man is exiled to the country to recover and recuperate from his injuries. Inevitably, there is no escaping the war. When the son of the local Squire is found dying within hours of a German bomber crashing in a nearby field Guy Winter is suddenly back in his element.

    Good wartime detective story

    Book 3 is another classic detective story.
    Guy Winters continues his work and tries to rebiuld his life, and others do their own thing in &quo..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 18 2017 by Kindle Customer ()
  • 4
    Winter's Return (Guy Winter Mysteries Book 4) | James Philip

    Winter's Return (Guy Winter Mysteries Book 4)

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By James Philip
    • Narrated By Melanie Fraser
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    Guy Winter and his faithful sergeant, George Ransom, are heading for the English Midlands, where on a country estate a few miles south of Coventry, Helen Chase, the nation's most famous actress, has been grievously wounded in an apparent orgy of mindless violence that has claimed several other lives in the most bizarre and gruesome of circumstances.

    Interesting WWII Serial Mystery

    Winter’s Return by James Philip is the 4th book in the Guy Winter series featuring the Scotland Yard detective during WWII. Think of this series as th..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 03 2017 by LilMissMolly (Dublin, OH)