Shadow over the Fens : DI Nikki Galena

  • by Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by Henrietta Meire
  • Series: DI Nikki Galena
  • 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Detective Nikki Galena's friend and neighbor meets a tragic end, but there's more to his death than meets the eye. And someone terrible from DS Joseph Easter's past is back.
A man is found executed on a piece of wasteland in Greenborough town. The cold-blooded murder triggers terrible memories for DS Joseph Easter. Just when things seemed to be going well for DS Easter, he realizes that the nightmare is coming back, threatening his career, his sanity, and maybe his life. In a breath-taking conclusion, even Nikki begins to doubt DS Easter as he faces a race against time to save someone very close to him.

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What the Critics Say

"5/5...There just doesn't seem time to catch your breath through this book, there is just something happening all the way through it." (I Love Reading)

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Customer Reviews

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Great British police procedural

I enjoyed book one in the series and was impressed with Joy Ellis’ writing. Therefore, I gave book two a try.

The story is set in Lincolnshire Fens. It is an area of open skies, marshes, farmland and nature reserves. It is a difficult area for the Fenland constabulary to police because of the distances and dangerous misty roads. Detective Nikki Galena and DS Joseph Easter are teamed up again. Nikki’s neighbor had suddenly committed suicide, or maybe it was murder. Then a man is found executed near Greenborough are the two deaths related? DS Easter might have a stalker. Galena and team must solve the crimes to save DS Easter’s life and career.

The book is well written. The plot is interesting and twists and turns allowing suspense to build to a surprising ending. Ellis continues to build the key characters in this story. She focuses on Easter and Nikki’s boss. I am enjoying the setting of the book. The Fens sound so beautiful. This story is not as good as book one, but it is still enjoyable. Looking forward to the next book.

It is about seven and half hours long. Henrietta Meire does a great job narrating the book. She also narrated book one.

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- Jean

Another great book

To say that this book had many twists and turns would be a great understatement. I thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook, both the author and the narrator were excellent, and I'm anxiously waiting for the next in the series. I highly recommend this series. Joy Ellis has a very interesting ability to write.
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- Dawn

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-27-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio