The Dead

  • by Howard Linskey
  • Narrated by David Nellist
  • 9 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Life is sweet for David Blake until his accountant is arrested for murder. The money man is set for a life sentence until he puts five million pounds out of Blake's reach. Now Blake faces a choice; fix the acquittal of a child killer or lose out on the cash. Meanwhile, Serbian gangsters are taking over his territory and his girlfriend is asking awkward question.


What the Critics Say

"A Tyneside Dashiell Hammett to put Martina Cole firmly in her place" (The Times)
"Howard Linskey does for Newcastle what Ian Rankin has done for Edinburgh" (New York Journal of Books)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


could not stop listening....superb book
the characters have been given a reality....a and the surroundings can be pictured well
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- Sadiq

Surprisingly good

Had me hooked from the get go. Loved the narrator too. A gritty thriller that took a while to get going, interesting twists and sub plots.
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- Amanda R

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-07-2014
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audio