• Acid Row

  • By: Minette Walters
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-30-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Recorded Books
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.2 (25 ratings)

Regular price: $27.99

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $27.99

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

International best-selling author Minette Walters - one of the world’s most exciting crime novelists and winner of the Gold Dagger and Edgar Allan Poe Awards - delivers a gripping novel of a volatile neighborhood exploding into chaos.
Acid Row is a desperate community where angry teenagers control the streets. When a young girl disappears without a trace, a furious vigilante mob focuses its violent outbursts on the home of a known pedophile.
©2001 Minette Walters (P)2002 Recorded Books, LLC
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
4 out of 5 stars
By Kathleen on 08-28-12

I think this was Walters' 1st book and my favorite

This book is somewhat unlike other books I’ve read by this author, which usually feature some very strange and disturbed people. Well this book does too, but the reason is different, reflecting social unrest in a very poor part of London, called at that time Acid Row, mostly with single mother residents and children with much gang activity and drug activity. This story reminds me in some ways of Elizabeth George’s “What Happened Before He Shot her”, another book bearing on social issues and different from that author’s usual books. In this book, two incidents occurred simultaneously, which acted as a catalyst for a full-scale riot uncontrolled by the police for several hours. First, a ten-year-old girl went missing. She was living with her mother, who was living with a man and his two very unpleasant children. The teenager was supposed to be babysitting ten-year-old Amy and was being paid for it, but she paid no attention to Amy, and then Amy disappeared. At around the same time a pedaphile was released from jail and housed in one of the units in Acid Row, where there were many children. The presence of this man became known to the neighbors. Put together with the disappearance of a child from the neighborhood, a riot was born to “burn out the pervet.” A compelling book with several interesting neighbors who came through for the neighborhood when it counted. I think it’s one of Minette Walters’ best.

Read More Hide me

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc