The City of Shadows

  • by Michael Russell
  • Narrated by Conor Delaney
  • 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An evocative debut crime novel, set between Dublin and Danzig in the 1930s - linking the church, an illegal abortionist, the Nazi Party, and a missing woman....
Detective Stefan Gillespie arrest Herr Keller under suspicion of carrying out illegal abortions and encounters Hannah Rosen desperately trying to find her friend Susan, a Jewish woman who had become romantically involved with a priest. When the bodies of a man and woman are found buried in the Dublin mountains, each with a single hole from a pistol in their skulls, Stefan soon finds himself immersed in a complex case as he tries to piece together the mystery of the missing woman.
As Stefan and Hannah are drawn closer together in their mission to uncover the truth of what happened to Susan, they soon find themselves in terrible danger....


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Customer Reviews

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Wonderful storyline, great historical research. Only drawback is the horrible pronunciation of foreign words, German and Hebrew. Does no-one listen to the tapes and correct them?
Looking forward to the next.
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What did you like most about The City of Shadows?

It demonstrates how easy it is for evil to proceed.

What did you like best about this story?

an enthralling listen, with a serious undertone of how corrupt we all are.

What about Conor Delaney’s performance did you like?

Chocolate voice

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Made me think

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- Jings

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-10-2012
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited