The Stranger from Home

  • by Frederic Lindsay
  • Narrated by Hilary Neville
  • 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Escaping to America from the turmoil of her life back in Edinburgh, DI Jim Meldrum's daughter, Betty, is swept off her feet by a handsome man from back home. A whirlwind romance quickly culminates in marriage. But what are the secrets he is hiding? Handsome and rich, but still a mystery, has Betty married a monster? Meanwhile, back in Edinburgh, Jim Meldrum is feeling the strain of working on a high profile case. A businessman's wife is missing and, Jim suspects, has become a victim of foul play. As Meldrum investigates the businessman's past, he uncovers facts that seem to connect this case to a number of unsolved rapes...

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What the Critics Say

"One of the most potent voices in contemporary Scottish fiction." (Herald)
"Intelligent, entertaining, gripping and well written." (Ian Rankin)

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Customer Reviews

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I thought it would be good

I listen to books on my ipod as I drive so I may have missed bits. But I got to the end and thought this had so much potential but! If I had been reading this book I would have given up looked at the ending and thought it wasn't worth finishing. I was disappointed with the it, but like so many books the beginning and the middle is good and it runs out of steam for the end.
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- Bules

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-06-2008
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books