• Stay of Execution

  • Bob Skinner, Book 14
  • By: Quintin Jardine
  • Narrated by: James Bryce
  • Series: Bob Skinner, Book 14
  • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-03-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.0 (2 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

As international terrorism stalks the city of Edinburgh, DCC Bob Skinner confronts his darkest demons. A small time crook stumbles upon a body hanging from a tree; a veteran from a Belgian marching band is killed in a hit and run incident and another dies of an apparent heart attack.
Excitement on the streets is feverish as the city prepares for a rally to celebrate the return of Pope John the 25th to his home town. With the whole world watching, the security has to be bulletproof. But is there a chink in the armour and does Bob Skinner have the inner strength to find the answer to the biggest question of all?
©2004 Quintin Jardin (P)2004 Isis Publishing Ltd
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2 out of 5 stars
By Lorraine on 08-18-12


This author had been recommended by a friend who has read quite a few of his books. I decided to purchase one as an audible. The narration was so slow I quickly became bored. I guess I haven't really given the author a fair go, but I couldn't even get past the first chapter. So much depends on the voice in audio -- pace, pitch, intonation ..... When James Bryce went into character mode, he was much better.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Squirrelxxxxx on 12-03-14

Stay of Execution: Bob Skinner Book 14

Would you listen to Stay of Execution again? Why?

I found this book harder to listen to than some of the others in the series.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Bob Skinner as usual. he is a strong character with the personality to match.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Maybe I am just getting used to listen to the narrator

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Not this time

Any additional comments?

Not one of the better books in the series

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