Scotland Yard's Murder Squad
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  • 1
    The Yard | Alex Grecian

    The Yard

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    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By Toby Leonard Moore
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    Victorian London is a cesspool of crime, and Scotland Yard has only 12 detectives - known as “The Murder Squad” - to investigate thousands of murders every month. Created after the Metropolitan Police’s spectacular failure to capture Jack the Ripper, The Murder Squad suffers rampant public contempt. They have failed their citizens. When Walter Day, the squad’s newest hire, is assigned the case of the murdered detective, he finds a strange ally in the Yard’s first forensic pathologist, Dr. Bernard Kingsley.

    Excellent Narration, Book Needed Some Work

    Set in London in the late Victorian era after Scotland Yard had signally failed to capture Jack the Ripper, this story of a warped killer, a body foun..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 09 2012 by Sires (Chesapeake, OH, United States)
  • 2
    The Black Country: Scotland Yard's Murder Squad | Alex Grecian

    The Black Country: Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By Toby Leonard Moore
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    When members of a prominent family disappear from a coal-mining village - and a human eyeball is discovered in a bird's nest - the local constable sends for help from Scotland Yard's new Murder Squad. Fresh off the grisly 1889 murders of The Yard, Inspector Walter Day and Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith respond, but they have no idea what they're about to get into. The villagers have intense, intertwined histories. Everybody bears a secret. Superstitions abound. And the village itself is slowly sinking into the mines beneath it.

    Geat, especially if you love historical mysteries!

    Fantastic narration at 1.25 speed. The story is Intriguing with Sherlock Holmes style mystery. A great listenn

    Reviewed on March 04 2014 by Ann (beautiful Colorado)
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    The Black Country | Alex Grecian

    The Black Country

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By Nigel Carrington
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    When members of a prominent family disappear from a coal-mining village - and a human eyeball is discovered in a bird's nest - the local constable sends for help from Scotland Yard's new Murder Squad. But Inspector Day and Sergeant Hammersmith have no idea what they're about to get into, and the more they investigate, the more they realise they may never be allowed to leave.

    Atmospheric ingenious graphic

    I listened to this book while driving between Brewarrina and Burke in outback NSW. The temperature was 46 degrees celcius and the no car ac. I loved t..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 03 2014 by Janelle (moree, Australia)
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  • 3
    The Devil's Workshop: Scotland Yard's Murder Squad, Book 3 | Alex Grecian

    The Devil's Workshop: Scotland Yard's Murder Squad, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By John Curless
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    London, 1890: Four vicious murderers have escaped from prison, part of a plan gone terribly wrong, and now it is up to Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith, and the rest of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad to hunt down the convicts before the men can resume their bloody spree. But they might already be too late. The killers have retribution in mind, and one of them is heading straight toward a member of the Murder Squad, and his family.

    Thin Plot with Lots of Gore

    I found this book very disappointing. I had read the first two books and they were quite good. The first in the series is by far the best.

    Th..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 31 2014 by Judith A. Weller (LaVale, MD United States)
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    The Devil's Workshop | Alex Grecian

    The Devil's Workshop

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By Nigel Carrington
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    April, 1890: London wakes to the shocking news of a mass prison escape. The Scotland Yard Murder Squad now face a desperate race against time: If they don't re-capture the four convicted murderers before night settles, they'll vanish into the dark alleys of the London's criminal underworld forever. And in the midst of this mayhem and fear, the city's worst nightmare is realised: Jack the Ripper haunts the streets of London once more.

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    The Harvest Man: Scotland Yard's Murder Squad, Book 4 | Alex Grecian

    The Harvest Man: Scotland Yard's Murder Squad, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By John Curless
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    In The Devil's Workshop, London discovered that Jack the Ripper was back, sending the city - and Scotland Yard's Murder Squad - into chaos. But now it is even worse. Not only is the Ripper still at large, but so is another killer just as bad.

    Hard to put down

    Not going to say a lot because none of my reviews have been "helpful". There has to be a fifth book to come and I will anxiously be looking forward t..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 31 2015 by J. Lindsey (San Fernando Valley, CA)
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    The Harvest Man | Alex Grecian

    The Harvest Man

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    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By Leighton Pugh
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    Alongside Jack the Ripper there is another brutal serial killer roaming the streets of Victorian London.... Spring, 1890. The spectre of Jack the Ripper still haunts Inspector Walter Day; he alone is convinced that the Ripper remains at large. But now a new killer is terrorising the citizens of London. They call him the Harvest Man; he hides away in the attics of the unsuspecting, emerging at night to terrorise his victims.

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  • 5
    Lost and Gone Forever | Alex Grecian

    Lost and Gone Forever

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Alex Grecian
    • Narrated By John Curless
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    Many changes have happened to the Murder Squad. Rash actions have cost Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith his job, and in response he has set up his own private detective agency. Inspector Walter Day has been missing for a year, and no one knows where he is - though there is a strong suspicion that Saucy Jack has him. Hammersmith has made finding Day his primary case, and he has company - a pair of bounty hunters, a man and a woman.

    Gruesome as ever

    Finding a good detective story without sex and swearing is difficult. I suppose I can bend to a little gruesomeness. That said, this book is very well..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 23 2016 by Gregory A. Newkirk (Vancouver, WA USA)