The Calling : DC Goodhew

  • by Alison Bruce
  • Narrated by Jonathan Broadbent
  • Series: DC Goodhew
  • 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Kaye Whiting went to buy a birthday present and didn't come back. She isn't dead, or physically injured. But she is alone and very, very scared. Fifty miles away in Cambridge town centre, a deeply disturbed young woman is standing by a payphone. She knows she often feels compelled to do harmful things and is driven by a desire to make a call.
DC Gary Goodhew is one of the detectives assigned to find Kaye, and when her body is discovered, the only clue to the potential murderer is a woman's voice on his answerphone saying, "Kaye isn't the first and won't be the last...."
Alison Bruce was born in Surrey, but moved to Cambridge in 1998. She has learnt about Cambridge and East Anglia from researching her two previous non-fiction books, Cambridgeshire Murders (Sutton Publishing) and The Billingtons, Death in the Family (also published by Sutton). She is married with two small children and enjoys horse riding and dancing, when not working on her new crime fiction series featuring DC Gary Goodhew.

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What the Critics Say

"A fast-paced gritty tale guaranteed to have you hooked from beginning to end." (Cambridgeshire Pride)
"Meaty and deeply plotted." (Morning Star)
"DC Gary Goodhew could just develop into a worthy successor to those venerable of the police procedural now drawing their pensions." (Tribune)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Another gripping DC Goodhew book!

Another exciting story and one that keeps you on the edge of your seat right to the end. DC Goodhew is really getting his feet under the table and his intuition and intelligence is paying dividends. I listened to this book every spare minute I had and my husband started to tut about the amount of times I was sitting, standing or walking with headphones on. I'd like to say that normal service has been resumed but I've just downloaded the next book!
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- R. J. Gladden

Depressing start - but improves considerably

The first chapter or two had me thinking - Glory, how can there me so many miserable people .... but as soon as the 'backdrop' was done the story took off and it was really compelling, holding my interest and gaining my sympathy. definitely worth a listen, very good and true narration too ( except on one character who seemed to start with an Australian accent then became British sounding! Hey Ho that could have been my misunderstanding)
A worthy use of valuable credits
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- mollyeyre

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios