A rare stamp and a corpse are discovered in Bath within hours of each other. As he investigates, Inspector Peter Diamond discovers that both the person who found the stamp and the victim belong to the Bloodhounds, an elite group of mystery lovers, who now urge Diamond to bring the murderer to justice. But there's a hitch: the body lies inside a padlocked houseboat and the only key is in the pocket of a man with an airtight alibi.
"Lovesey demonstrates that his embrace of crime fiction reaches from John Dickson Carr to Andrew Vachss as he skillfully pays homage to the old style whodunit in this thoroughly modern mystery." (Publishers Weekly)
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Oh no! The reader! I cannot listen to another word
The reader's inflection is not remotely related to what he is saying. It is sing-song and boring
Cannot listen to enough to say
Find another book to listen to.
- Gregory Wollon
Simply awful narration - it spoils the story!
The narrator is terrible! The series is fantastic - one of my favorite authors and choices from Audible - but this narrator fails to read it well at all. It's a shame - I downloaded two of the series recently to find them both narrated by the same person and I cannot even get to chapter 3 it's so bad. I am sure the story is good - I just can't stand to listen!