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Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. The first two victims are American university students and both have livestock tags fixed to their earlobes. Who wanted them dead and what's the connection?
The detectives piece together the forensic evidence and track down the witnesses, to reach a shocking conclusion. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. Dead Silent is book two of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine.
In this second book, Calladine faces personal tragedy and startling revelations, and Ruth's relationship with Jake Ireson develops. Tom Calladine is a single, 51-one-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of 21 has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape.
Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-30s, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets.
Her hobby is birdwatching. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home.
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By Dany on 06-12-18
Very good as well!
I've listened to MANY mysteries/thrillers and really enjoy this author's writing skills in this genre. That, along with this narrator, makes for a very satisfying thriller. I hope there'll be more books to come in this series!
in Santa Fe, NM
By Maine Knitter on 10-12-17
An adequate book and an enjoyable listen. 3.5 stars for me.
It just wasn't wonderful. I'm not sure why. Tom has a lot thrown at him - the unexpected daughter, the death of his mother, the murderous cousin, girlfriend issues, and more in this book. Plus a serial killer to find. And the book leaves many story lines still open. I'm unsure if I'll continue.
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By mrs mary sheldrake on 10-13-17
really enjoyed it very good story.the narrator reader was good too Jonathan keerdley very clear.
By Anne C. on 10-31-16
Calladine & Bayliss more of a "miss" this time !!
Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?
Yes, if they wanted to continue with the series, but only to continuity.
Would you ever listen to anything by Helen H. Durrant again?
Yes. I shall listen to the next in the series in the hope that it is a good as the first book.
What about Jonathan Keeble’s performance did you like?
Super yet again.
Did Dead Silent inspire you to do anything?
Any additional comments?
Very disappointing ending. Did no really clearly finish satisfactorily for me I'm afraid. I do like a proper ending with all of the loose ends tied up neatly.