Riven : Wheeler and Ross

  • by A. J. McCreanor
  • Narrated by Caroline Guthrie
  • Series: Wheeler and Ross
  • 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

First he kills.
A psychologist is found brutally murdered, an addict jumps to his death and a student is found dead. These are the facts. And they are all that DIs Wheeler and Ross have.
He waits.
As Wheeler and Ross weave through the layers of Glasgow’s underbelly, they find a subculture where truth and lies are interchangeable commodities, and violence is the favoured currency.
He watches.
The killer stays one step ahead of them as Wheeler uncovers a web of deceit in which her own nephew is entangled.
He leaves his legacy....
And as the case draws to a close, Wheeler has to confront her own integrity and face the dilemma: is justice always served by the truth?
A. J. McCreanor was born in Glasgow and after university taught English in various secondary schools in inner Glasgow. In 2011 she won first prize for crime fiction writing at the Wells Literature Festival. Anne now lives in Glastonbury with her husband, two cats and one dog.


What the Critics Say

"Brilliant." (The Sun)
"A well-paced and gripping crime fiction debut." (Choice Magazine)
"An outstanding debut." (Daily Record)
"For fans of Stuart MacBride, this is a delight to read. A J McCreanor is a welcome addition to the Scottish crime scene. Glasgow is in very dangerous hands." (Crimesquad)
"A super story with a breath-taking ending that leaves you wondering whether the truth is better left unsaid at times. I loved this story and am keen to read more by this author in the future. She is definitely a name to watch! Highly recommended." (Eurocrime)
"Fast paced, exciting and gritty crime debut...fans of Ian Rankin and Val McDermid will be delighted to add a new author to the their must-read list." (Candis Magazine)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Scottish accent

Thick accent hard to understand in places requiring more concentration than just casual listening. Takes effort which distracts from the story.
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- Lavinia

Too many back plots

I struggled to finish this one. there were so many bad thoughts and subplots that I had to keep backing up to remember who was whom. By the end of the book I neither knew nor cared who the original murderer was. I also could not find one redeemable or likable character, except perhaps the dog.
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- Donna J. Shaw

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-24-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios