Cambridge Blue : DC Goodhew

  • by Alison Bruce
  • Narrated by Jonathan Broadbent
  • Series: DC Goodhew
  • 10 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

DC Gary Goodhew is intelligent, intuitive, and the youngest detective at Cambridge's Parkside Station. He is the first on the scene when the body of a young woman is discovered on Midsummer Common and for the first time in his career is given the chance to work on a murder investigation.
Soon there is an identity for the victim: Lorna Spence. Richard Moran, her boyfriend and employer, has reported her missing and is distraught to discover that she has been killed. He claims she was loved by his staff and his sisters, reserved Alice and vulnerable Jackie. He says she had no enemies but it isn't long before Goodhew discovers plenty, including her high maintenance colleague Victoria and Goodhew's reckless former classmate Bryn. They both swear that they have nothing to do with Lorna's death but Goodhew knows someone is lying.
Then there is another brutal murder and Goodhew knows it is time to use his own initiative to flush out the killer, even though it means risking his job and discovering the truth about the one person he hopes will be innocent.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Impossible narration

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Better narration - all emphasis in this reading on wrong words - irritating and irrational.


Would you ever listen to anything by Alison Bruce again?

Not with this reader


How did the narrator detract from the book?

See above: ruined story with consistently incorrect emphasis thus breaking any flow in meaning


You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

not really - it was so hard to get past the distracting reading.


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- Mrs.

Disappointing story uninspiring narration

I tried to listen to this story several times but eventually gave up
The story didn't grip my attention and the narration was very flat the characters just didn't come to life
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- Lynn

Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-12-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios