Gavin is creating a unique 'holiday experience’ - every facility any tourist who hates going abroad will ever want will all be available on a converted North Sea oil rig.
To test the facilities, he's hosting a reunion for his old school friends. He is so busy showing off that he doesn't notice that another group have invited themselves along - a collection of terrorist mercenaries who are occasionally of more danger to themselves than to the public.
"A high octane sense of the absurd." (The Times)
"The next star of the genre seems set to be Christopher Brookmyre." (Mark Lawson)
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Awful awful accents
I LOVE Chris Brookmyre's books. The problem with this is entirely with the narration. I'm afraid Mr King's attempt at a Geordie and a Mackem accent were so appallingly bad that I literally had to stop listening as it was killing the enjoyment. I'm not from the North-East btw, it's just that the performance is so jarringly awful on those accents it really becomes impossible to ignore about 2/3rds of the way through when those characters are really at the forefront. I personally blame the director, should never have let a performance that bad be released. He's fine on other accents and I'm sure he's a capable actor but wow, awful performance on those accents.
Chris Brookmyre is absolutely wonderful and I have recommended him to loads of friends who are now fans.
- Kindle Customer
A fantastic book - let down by Ausible
Great story, well engineered, keeps you
Has to be Ally, although Mtt and Simone + Vale are worthy of a mention
He reads well. Its not the voice that I thought of when I read the books, but he adds to my pleasure - an alternative view
Audible have lost the last section of the book - pathetic!
- Dr. R. Taylor