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From the Shadows

Written by: G.R. Halliday
Narrated by: Sarah Barron
Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of From the Shadows by G.R. Halliday. 

A stunning, atmospheric police procedural set against the grit of Inverness and the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands, this is the first book in the DI Monica Kennedy series.

Sixteen-year-old Robert arrives home late. Without a word to his dad, he goes up to his bedroom. Robert is never seen alive again.

A body is soon found on the coast of the Scottish Highlands. Detective Inspector Monica Kennedy stands by the victim in this starkly beautiful and remote landscape. Instinct tells her the case won’t begin and end with this one death. 

Meanwhile, Inverness-based social worker Michael Bach is worried about one of his clients whose last correspondence was a single ambiguous text message; Nichol Morgan has been missing for seven days.

As Monica is faced with catching a murderer who has been meticulously watching and waiting, Michael keeps searching for Nichol, desperate to find him before the killer claims another victim.

From the Shadows introduces DI Monica Kennedy, an unforgettable new series lead, perfect for fans of Ann Cleeves' Vera, Susie Steiner and Peter May. 

©2019 G.R. Halliday (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Mrs Archdeacon
  • 04-10-19

So Boringly Read!

Lost the will to live trying to listen to this. There may be a good story underneath but ..... Couldn’t find the button to return it😤.

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  • Teresa evans
  • 16-09-19

From the shadows

A good story but perhaps a little long in parts. Narration was good, clear,. A nice book.

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  • Mr Malcolm MacSween
  • 02-07-19

Great read, up there with the best of them.

Really enjoyed this crime fiction novel set in the Scottish Highlands. DI Monica Kennedy made her mark.

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  • Jeanette NORMAN
  • 07-07-19

Think carefully and read all the reviews.

l am an addict when it comes to crime fiction and particularly when the leading Police Detective is a female, but and yes there is a but - l am increasingly finding l am distracted from the story by the overwhelming ego centric narsassism of the female leading character and this bitch is no different.

The conflict between career and excelling in your job as a woman is not a new issue but the absolutely abusive behaviour towards this child by her mother is appalling and in no way is a role model worthy of any praise.

Do not bother spending a cent on this book.

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