• by Mick Finlay
  • Narrated by Malk Williams
  • 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

London Society takes their problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood.
The Afghan War is over, and a deal with the Irish appears to have brought an end to sectarian violence, but Britain's position in the world is uncertain, and the gap between rich and poor is widening.
London is a place where the wealthy party while the underclass are tempted into lives of crime, drugs and prostitution. A serial killer stalks the streets. Politicians are embroiled in financial and sexual scandals.
The year is 1895. The police don't have the resources to deal with everything that goes on in the capital. The rich turn to a celebrated private detective when they need help: Sherlock Holmes. But in densely populated South London, where crimes are sleazier and Holmes rarely visits, people turn to Arrowood, a private investigator who despises Holmes, his wealthy clientele and his showy forensic approach to crime. Arrowood understands people, not clues.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


Vert interesting characters and brilliantly narrated.Really enjoyed it.
Look forward to future books. x
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- J Whitfield

Straight out of the top drawer - a cracking story

Where does Arrowood rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Right up there with the best

Who was your favorite character and why?

Barnet. Long suffering but still with humour.

Any additional comments?

This is a great detective story with the bonus of a well described period setting.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-03-2017
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited