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    Introducing a new multicast drama by L. J. Ross, the author of the international number one best-selling series, the DCI Ryan mysteries. 

    There's a serial killer targeting the streets of Newcastle, seemingly picking his victims at random but subjecting them all to the same torturous end. When the Chief Inspector on the case goes missing, it falls on DCI Ryan to track down the man who is brutally murdering women and goading the police to 'catch me if you can'. 

    As everyone becomes a suspect, Ryan and his team get drawn further and further into the case, but for Ryan the nightmare gets closer to home than he could ever have imagined. 

    This Audible Original drama stars Tom Bateman (Murder on the Orient Express, Jekyll & Hyde, Snatched), Bertie Carvel (Doctor Foster, Les Misérables), Hermione Norris (Spooks, Cold Feet) and Kevin Whately (Lewis, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet) and is a prequel to the DCI Ryan series.

    Starring: Alun Armstrong, Rachel Atkins, Tom Bateman, Mark Bazeley, Anna Bolton, Bertie Carvel, Stephen Critchlow, Vicki Davids, Reece Dinsdale, Harriet Ghost, Frances Jeater, Jack Lloyd, Dean Logan, Daniel Matthew Lemon, Roger May, Hermione Norris, Kate Okello, Colleen Prendergast, Shaun Prendergast, Nicholas Rowe, David Seddon, Marlene Sidaway, Tom Slatter, Fiona Victory, Lauren Waine, Kevin Whately and Hannah Wood

    Audible member reviews

    “I was going to listen to a bit whilst I swept and cleaned the floors and then I had work to do that just couldn't wait any more. I am now the proud owner of the cleanest floor in the UK, and possibly the world! I just couldn't stop, it's a totally gripping and absorbing dramatisation. It was fascinating listening, especially as a long standing fan of LJ Ross' DCI Ryan series, and the idea of giving listeners the back story to how the team came together is inspired. A standing ovation for The Infirmary.” – Melanie, Audible member

    “If, like me, you are a DCI Ryan fan then you will already know what this story is about. If you haven't yet met DCI Ryan and his crew then you are in for a treat as this starts the series off in the most chilling of ways. I could feel the goose bumps rising, my skin crawling as you got that absolute detachment, especially from Bertie Carvel as he divulged the killer's thoughts to the listener. With all the thrills and spills of your favourite DCI Ryan novels, brought to life by a stellar cast, this book will hook you from the action filled opening, through the story's dark and chilling heart, to its sad but inevitable conclusion.” – Jen, Audible member

    “If you haven't read any DCI Ryan before, you are in for such a treat, and if you have, you are going to LOVE how this brings those much-loved characters completely to life. This Audible Original takes us back to the beginning, and we come to understand how and why Ryan ended up on Holy Island in Book One. With the cast of wonderful characters: Frank, Denise, Jack and the return of Arthur Griegson (superbly played by Alun Armstrong - one of my favourite actors), Ryan is hunting down The Hacker - the killer that has haunted him throughout the series so far. Bertie Carvel stood out for me: a fantastic, spine-chilling performance as the serial killer that has turned Newcastle into a ghost town. Oh, my skin crawled! So many great performances, and I was thrilled to hear genuine North East actors and accents which, along with the music and sound effects, brought authenticity to the whole story. Wonderful stuff.” – Nicky, Audible member

    You can also listen to Jonathan Keeble narrating the unabridged version of the story here.
    ©2018 L. J. Ross (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

    Ce que les auditeurs disent de The Infirmary: A DCI Ryan Mystery (Multicast Drama)

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    • George
    • 16/06/2020

    Absolutely mesmerizing

    A throwback to old time radio. All the negative reviews just don’t understand what an audio theatre production is.
    Highly entertaining and if you understand audio theatre, you will be captivated.

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    • Chris
    • 14/09/2020

    WOW, RIVETING STORY

    This was an unexpected find, once I started listening to this book I could not stop...The characters the angst the drama wow.
    With the full cast you could close your eyes and be transported to the story, Loved it, even thought when listening to the girls I did feel their anguish a bit too real.

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    • barbara
    • 29/12/2018

    The Infirmary

    Wow, what a story, so glad I got it as it made the whole DCI Ryan series seem even more real. I have grown to love them and will continue to enjoy them, always eagerly waiting for the next. The Narration was excellent, a bit of getting used to the action and background noises, but loved it by the end. Thank you to all.

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    • monique
    • 09/09/2020

    torture scenes too much for me

    I love a great mystery novel, and procedural mystery novels. I believe I can handle a lot when it comes to gritty. However, the cast approach and the prolonged torture scenes really spoiled it for me. Otherwise, well done story and performance if you have the stomach for it.

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    • Amie Friend
    • 17/11/2018

    Too Much!

    I always enjoy the DCI Ryan books by LJ Ross. Their usual narrator, Jonathan Keeble, makes them easy to listen to and does a great job distinguishing the characters from one another. But this radio-like drama was just too much. Between the cheesy dramatic music, background voices, noises and sound effects, I could not get through the 2nd chapter and gave up - which is why I didn't rate the story. If you are used to plain and simple audiobooks and not overacted, over-dubbed dramas, I can't recommend this.

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    • Becky Ann
    • 12/09/2020

    Not to my taste

    Performances seemed over-dramatic. Main characters were difficult to like. Story was predictable. Serial murders including dismemberment don’t appeal to me. My advice: choose some other way to spend your time.

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    • Barbara
    • 05/09/2020

    DCI Ryan's Past Explored

    This radio-type performance explores DCI Ryan's past before Book 1 of the series. If you enjoy this series, then be sure to listen to this. It fills in gaps and answers questions that may not be covered in Holy Island.

    The cast did a very nice job in their performances.

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    • Tomas
    • 01/08/2021

    This was an excellent mystery thriller!

    Well read and performed by the cast! I'm looking forward to reading other DCI Ryan books! I listened to it on a road trip. It made the trip fly by!

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    • Tomas Michaud
    • 12/07/2021

    several unnecessary forays into torture

    Good writing and I enjoyed the narrators and multi-cast. However, the dialogue took several forays into describing the intense suffering, mutilation, and enjoyment of the perpetrator while cutting up young ladies. I did begin fast-forwarding through these portions but I still wish I hadn't listened to this book.

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    • Wickham
    • 09/07/2021

    Predictable

    Skipped most of last hour.... knew how it was going to turn out. Dialogue was not authentic. Performance was good considering material.

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    • Regge
    • 25/11/2018

    dramatization diminish the quality of the story

    Why change the winning team with J. Keeble as narrator in a unabridged reading? He is so much better in create a perfect atmosphere. The sound effects disturbes the story which is already broken in the process of dramatization. The part where the victim speaks is rather full of bloodthirsty effects. The speakers are OK but this does not rescue the case. Please don't do it again.

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