The Disappeared : The Jenny Cooper Series

  • by Matthew Hall
  • Narrated by Sian Thomas
  • Series: The Jenny Cooper Series
  • 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Two young British students, Nazim Jamal and Rafi Hassan, vanish without a trace. The police tell their parents that the boys had been under surveillance, that it was likely they left the country to pursue their dangerous new ideals. Seven years later, Nazim’s grief-stricken mother is still unconvinced. Jenny Cooper is her last hope.
Jenny is finally beginning to settle into her role as coroner for the Severn Valley; the ghosts of her past that threatened to topple her, banished to the sidelines once more. But as the inquest into Nazim’s disappearance gets underway, the stink of corruption and conspiracy becomes clear.


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Nearly four stars

I enjoyed the fact that the plot kept moving forward and it was nice to see a female as the lead character in a crime/thriller book for a change. It's a pity that she was such an irritating flake! The alcohol problems, drug problems, psychological problems, poor parenting, divorce, neediness, two-timing, constant self-analysis and navel-gazing made it hard to find anything with which I could empathise. Narration was brilliant though. Overall, a great listen let down by the fact that I hated the main character.
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- Mrs V

First class and fascinating

This is even better than 'The Coroner' and it might be a good idea to read that first. The plot is both exciting and interesting ? and you really want to read the next book. More importantly this is something of a campaigning book and author has some very pertinent points to make about the role of the coroner in modern British society. I will say no more for fear of spoiling the huge enjoyment of listening to this book.
The reading is faultless.
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- Louisa

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-06-2010
  • Publisher: Audible Studios