Hardcastle's Airmen : Hardcastle

  • by Graham Ison
  • Narrated by David Thorpe
  • Series: Hardcastle
  • 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In February 1915, the Great War is still raging on the Western Front, but in Westminster, at the centre of Hardcastle's bailiwick, a policeman is shot dead. At first, Hardcastle believes the murderer to have been a disturbed burglar.
But as enquiries continue, attention focuses on an antiquarian bookseller, a struggling artist, a reporter, officers of the Royal Flying Corps, both in England and in France, and the activities of Isabel Plowman, the wife of one of them and the lover of others.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Set against the backdrop of WWI, Graham Ison's fourth Inspector Hardcastle mystery finds the titular detective wading through the murk of two seemingly unrelated murders; those of a low-ranking police officer and the wife of a pilot she claims was killed on the battlefield but who miraculously turns up unscathed and throws a wrench into Hardcastle's investigation.
David Thorpe adroitly captures the dry British humor of Ison's prose as well as the indomitable Hardcastle's brusque rasp and no-nonsense attitude in this compelling police procedural.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-11-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios