Torn

  • by Casey Hill
  • Narrated by Caroline Lennon
  • 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When an ex-cop is found dead in a bath of ice, the Dublin police believe it to be a revenge killing. Shortly afterwards, a journalist is found drowned in his own septic tank. Yielding little evidence, Reilly Steel concludes that she may be dealing with a killer who knows about crime scene investigation, using a very specific blueprint for the crimes. Who is the killer's next victim? And what's his endgame?

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REILLY STEEL!

Loved it!
Torn had a brilliant story line, it was dramatic ,full of suspense and also very comical. Caroline Lennon was fantastic!
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- Missy

Awful. Just no. Couldn't finish this.

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

Some may really enjoy this book but I found the characters to be two dimensional, weak and very cliched. I thought the Irish were badly portrayed and as though lifted directly from a book of stereotypes, as was the American protagonist Reilly Steel. I could not even finish this book or indeed get half way. When the larger than life profiler from the UK arrived to help out and commented on the dead body's fashion choices I considered it far too removed from reality to hold my interest any longer. I feel like the narrative and background requires further research, the characters' two dimensional and overly cliched quality detract and distract from the story and the writing style itself needs to mature and develop significantly. I wouldn't chance buying another by this writing duo Keven and Melissa Hill (aka Casey Hill). Bridge burned.


What three words best describe Caroline Lennon’s performance?

Caroline Lennon is an excellent narrator but I think the material she was given to work with on this occasion does not do her justice.


You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Nope.


Any additional comments?

Not a fan. Most of my feelings on the book are expressed above. I gave up mid way through chapter 19, three bodies in and almost half way.

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- Creamcracker

Book Details

  • Release Date: 30-08-2012
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks