Swansong : DI Nick Dixon

  • by Damien Boyd
  • Narrated by Napoleon Ryan
  • Series: DI Nick Dixon
  • 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Isobel Swan, a sixth form student, has been murdered. First, her ring finger is severed, then her throat is cut.
With the investigation going nowhere fast, Detective Inspector Nick Dixon is sent undercover as a trainee teacher into Isobel's boarding school.
But to find the killer, he must first confront his inner demons and lay to rest the ghosts lurking in his own past. If he can...
As Dixon digs deeper, the stakes have never been higher and a murder has never felt so personal.
Swansong is the fourth novel in Damien Boyd's highly addictive crime series.

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Well-written and narrated. Preposterous plot.

It's quite a solid mystery, but readers cannot look back and see the clues that might have led them to anticipate the identity of the murderer. Nick Dixon is a believable character as is his girlfriend, Constable Jane Winter. Although I haven't read the previous three in this series, this one seems self-contained. Having said that, I found the plot to be unbelievable, both as to the behavior of the killer as well as those people encountered by Nick and Jane in the course of the story. Stories about crazed serial killers are not my favorite type of mystery. My one complaint about the narration is that Nick Dixon sounds perpetually blasé, even when he is supposed to be excited.
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- MidwestGeek

Superb murder mystery!

With Swansong the promise of the DI Nick Dixon series has been fully realized. This is an outstanding multiple murder mystery. Nick Dixon goes undercover as a teacher trainee to solve a series of murders that began with his girlfriend at age 16. Recommended!
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- Wayne

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-07-2015
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio