Ten-Second Staircase : Bryant & May

  • by Christopher Fowler
  • Narrated by Tim Goodman
  • Series: Bryant & May
  • 13 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An artist is found dead in a gallery with locked doors and windows. A television presenter is struck by lightning while indoors.Two seemingly impossible crimes that only Arthur Bryant and John May of the Met's Peculiar Crimes Unit might be able to solve. But Bryant has lost his nerve, and May is fighting to keep the unit from closure. Worse still, an unsolved mystery from the past has returned to haunt them.

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What the Critics Say

"This fourth Bryant and May novel delivers a delirious blend of black humor and suspense." (Booklist)
"This fine effort places Fowler in the first rank of contemporary mystery writers." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Enjoyable mystery

This is the third book I've listened to about the Peculiar Crimes Unit. There was just a bit too much history in this one, but apart from that it was compelling and I had to listen whenever I could to get to the end. I like the way the books are related and follow on from each other, and have become fond of the characters. The narrator is very good.
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- Mary

Different but a little heavy handed

I didn't love this but I didn't hate it either. The main characters are somewhat unbelievable and the plot is very convoluted. I never felt that I really wanted to finish it but I kept listening. Not for everyone.
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- Tony

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-09-2008
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks