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I have enjoyed all of MacBride's books and was eagerly awaiting this release. I was not disappointed.
Twists and turns through the book mean that you are left guessing who dunit until the last few pages.
Get it - you wont regret it
13 of 13 people found this review helpful
A great, fast paced story with brilliant characters. This is the first book in ages that has made me want to work longer just so I could listen a bit more!
Despite the gore, profanities and sometimes infuriating incompetence of certain characters, this novel is really funny. I especially loved the descriptions of people in the book, and have got some of the insults stored for future use!
The narration was great too. It was really nice to hear a Scottish novel read by a Scottish narrator. I have never read (or listened to) anything by Stuart MacBride before, but I'm now a fan, and am just about to download another of the Logan McRae series!
7 of 7 people found this review helpful
More of the same smart but gritty detective work from Logan MacCrae in this book. The toxic atmosphere in the station is still there, as are the life-like relationships with the other officers. The raw (but funny) Scottish street humour is also present, along with a healthy dose of colloquial Scottish terminology, which might cause some head-scratching for non-Brits. Overall a good read.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
the story was engaging. the writer's skill in drawing human characters stands out. the narrator makes it all come alive using his ability
with accents to color the humor and pathos in each part of the story. I laughed out loud to hear the characters flip out in their Scottish raging. Just loved this book!