D-E-D Dead! : Alby Murdoch

  • by Geoffrey McGeachin
  • Narrated by Peter Hosking
  • Series: Alby Murdoch
  • 5 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the moment Alby drops his gun on a St Kilda tram he knows he's in for a bad day. Then his partner Harry is gunned down in a Double Bay coffee shop. By lunchtime Alby realizes someone wants him dead - and they want him dead now. All Alby wants is some pasta, a good bottle of wine and to know more about the mysterious Grace Goodluck: long dark hair, legs up to there, and piercing slate-grey eyes. But he also has to figure out who shot Harry and who wants him dead, and why. Unfortunately for Alby, the answer lies over the razor wire and past the anti-personnel mines protecting Bitter Springs, a top-secret US military facility deep in the central Australian desert. Now that can really ruin your day.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Alby Murdoch wishes he was "parked on a cane chair" in Bali, surveying beauty with a gin-and-tonic in his hand. Listeners will be glad he’s not. During a breezy, action-packed, comic thriller that comes in at just under six hours, performer Peter Hosking treats listeners to a crisp, smiling Australian accent and a spy novel that scintillates with images ready for the movies.
In D-E-D Dead, Murdoch’s partner is gunned down, Murdoch is tripped up by razor wires and buried mines, and finally presented with a formidable challenge by the U.S. military itself. On top of it all, an irresistible femme fatale named Grace Goodluck promises anything but good luck.

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What the Critics Say

"McGeachin dishes up a wonderfully entertaining tale, rich with humor, an abundance of thrills and a pace that never flags." (Sunday Tasmanian)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

A solid delivery

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, it is funny, consistent, and keeps the characters moving.


Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The pacing was solid and as always, provided a good balance to the humor.


Which character – as performed by Peter Hosking – was your favorite?

As always, aour new age spy.


If you could take any character from D-E-D Dead! out to dinner, who would it be and why?

I would rather go to a group picnic, they all were so good.


Any additional comments?

Only that the author has developed a world that it is worth my time to visit.

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- Bob "I am an avid lover of books and stories. Audible has provided a great outlet for me to read when otherwise I couldn't. I love dogs."

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What made the experience of listening to D-E-D Dead! the most enjoyable?

the book is well read the charactors are great these are a good book peter hosking always make them interresting with his style of reading


What was one of the most memorable moments of D-E-D Dead!?

the boat pirate peice


What about Peter Hosking’s performance did you like?

he seems to bring the charactors to life


If you could take any character from D-E-D Dead! out to dinner, who would it be and why?

alby when he gets grace goodluck


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- Tracey

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-30-2008
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd