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High Force

The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 5
De : LJ Ross
Lu par : Jonathan Keeble
Série : The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Volume 5
Durée : 8 h et 47 min
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Hell has unleashed a demon - and he's coming for you....

Detective Chief Inspector Ryan's worst nightmare has just become a reality. Notorious serial killer The Hacker has escaped prison and kidnapped one of his best detectives from her own home. His brutality is the stuff of legend - Ryan lost his sister and nearly his own life bringing the man to justice first time around. Can Ryan do it again to save his friend?

There's a nationwide manhunt underway but the trail has gone cold and fear spreads like a virus. Ryan and his team must find The Hacker before he takes another life - but are they too late?

The clock is ticking....

Murder and mystery are peppered with romance and humour in this fast-paced crime whodunit set amidst the spectacular Northumbrian landscape.

©2016 LJ Ross (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

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"A literary phenomenon." ( Evening Chronicle)

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  • M.K. Davies
  • 10/01/2018

DCI Ryan Mystery


I liked this audiobook because of the tension the author creates & how the characters have evolved since the 1st book in the series. The listener learns more about who DCI Ryan is & he is less starchy than in the previous books in the series. I would not recommend this story for anyone who is very sensitive to violence because of the nature of the murderer & the way he murders his victims. I especially like that the author creates women who are competent, intelligent, & strong (both physically & mentally). I think the narrator does a great job & reads as if he is actually watching what is happening, his voice heightening the tension & action. I really like British detective stories & have enjoyed this series.

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  • Trish R.
  • 07/04/2017

Awesome read and Awesome narration..

So, 5th book in the series and they just get better and better but I hated it because book 4 was a cliffhanger and I read it 9/2/16 and had to wait all this time to read the next. That wouldn’t be so bad if I hadn’t read 50 or 60+ books in between then and now. That’s why I hate cliffhangers and I wouldn’t have read book 4 if I’d known it was one.

However, I’m glad I did read this. It was awesome. Although, Keir is just so sick and what he does to people is beyond gruesome. And I doubt it has to be described in such detail. Poor MacKenzie was his prisoner through the whole book and he just loved to play with her. He didn’t rape her or anything like that but every time you turned around he reminded her he could kill her any time he wanted to. And once he let her escape, only to be watching her from the roof with a rifle aimed at her. He loved his mind games.

Here’s my only problem with the book: A word was found on Beth’s palm that said “Invictus.” When Lowerson asks what it meant the BOOK said “unvanquished,” but the READER said “I remain.” And that happened 3 times. Then when “Maneo” was written in with the entrails of 2 victims in was READ as “unvanquished” but the BOOK said “I remain.” The whole thing was crazy and needs to be fixed.

As with every book I loved the secondary characters: Anna, Lowerson, Phillips, and MacKenzie. They were all terrific.

WOW! What an ending! I loved it! With 3 guns aimed you just don't know who it was that pulled the trigger, or if that all did at once. Spectacular ending.

There was no sex in this book but the romantic feelings between Ryan and Anna was so sweet. And the F-bomb was used 2 times.

As to the narrator: Jonathan Keeble was wonderful. His voices from book to book are exactly the same, Ryan’s was sexy as hell and Phillips’s was gruff and raspy and Lowerson sounded as young as he was supposed to and Keir Edwards sounded as crazy as he was supposed to be. And he read with great emotion, too. And the women sounded just as they should.

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  • cheryl wagner
  • 06/08/2017

great book series

great narration and author, love the series, makes my one hour commute to work go much smoother and not as boring

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  • Mrs. D.
  • 22/07/2020

Keep them coming

While I loved the story and characters, I felt the ending was a little off. I look forward to more of this series.

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  • Maine Amazon
  • 25/05/2020

Recording volume

I enjoyed the book, but because the recorded volume was so low it made it really hard to hear.

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  • Diana Hart 33
  • 13/04/2020

another good one

I was worried that McKinsey wasn't gonna fight her way away from that maniac, I'm very happy that she found her inner bad ass at the end.
Jonathan Keeble should win an award for his outstanding story narration! he is awesome!!

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  • Diane
  • 23/12/2019

tense and exciting

This is my favourite DCI Ryan story so far, has a real sense of urgency to it, gruesome in parts but not distasteful, as it doesn't linger in the gore , wraps the past with the present nicely. Really enjoyable. Anyone looking for a well told suspenseful murder mystery should not go past this one.

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  • VA Barnhill - Author
  • 19/10/2018

Suspenseful and Gratifying Read

I'm an avid LJ Ross fan. I became such for one reason; she's a master storyteller. High Force is a well-told well-crafted story. Don't miss it! One caveat, read her first four books first. Jonathan Keeble is an amazing narrator and his performances in all of LJ's books captivates.

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  • Raymond
  • 23/05/2018

A great Book and wonderful reader. The plot is great as well

Like all these books by LJ Ross that I read, this is well plotted, well written and with a wonderful reader

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  • Maine Knitter
  • 04/12/2017

Fantastic!

This was fantastic! There's one scene that was so suspenseful I almost cried out in fear. This was very well done. This series does indeed get better and better.

As usual, the narration was perfect.

An old nemesis returns and no one is safe. Ryan and Frank - and Anna - work to solve this. We already know who did it but it's a race to find him. Good stuff!

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  • Regge
  • 16/06/2018

Gripping

Getting better than ever, full of suspense and you can't stop hearing till the end. Fantastic speaker.

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  • Bookworm
  • 11/02/2018

Brilliantly written - high suspense throughout

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