• The Killing of Polly Carter

  • By: Robert Thorogood
  • Narrated by: Phil Fox
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-16-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

An original story from the creator and writer of the hit BBC One TV series Death in Paradise, featuring on-screen favourite detective DI Richard Poole.
Supermodel Polly Carter was famed for her looks and party-girl lifestyle. Now she's dead, apparently having thrown herself from the clifftop near her home on the island of Saint-Marie. Those who knew her say Polly would never have killed herself...and when he is called in to investigate, DI Richard Poole is inclined to agree there is more to Polly's death than meets the eye.
Already fighting a losing battle against the intense summer heat of the Caribbean, Richard now faces fresh adversaries: a stream of alibis; a host of conflicting motives; and, worst of all, a visit from his mother. A frenzy which would surely allow a murderer to slip away unnoticed...yet Richard is certain that the guilty party is still on the island.
As his team closes in on Polly's household, Richard becomes convinced that the model's death was an inside job. And he's determined to prove who planned the killing of Polly Carter and why....
©2016 Robert Thorogood (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Critic Reviews

"Very funny and dark with great pace. I love Robert Thorogood's writing. " (Peter James)
"This second Death in Paradise novel is a gem." (Daily Express)
"Deftly entertaining...satisfyingly pushes all the requisite Agatha Christie-style buttons." (Barry Forshaw, The Independent)
"For fans of Agatha Christie." (Mail on Sunday)
"A treat." (Radio Times)
"This brilliantly crafted, hugely enjoyable and suitably goosebump-inducing novel is an utter delight from start to finish." (Heat)
"Plenty of red herrings and twists to keep readers guessing." (Daily Express)
"Fans will enjoy returning to DI Richard Poole…just switch off and relax." (Love Reading)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Janey on 11-06-16


Another great story by this author. In this one we learn more about DI Richard Poole and his parents and why he is the way he is.
The killing of Polly is another "can't possibly happen" crime story that has lots of twists and turns and blind alleys. It has all the usual Death in Paradise characters. Richard as always is brilliant especially at the end with his Poirot type explanation. This is a good "who dunnit " It also, at times, makes you laugh and smile. Brilliant.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Susan on 03-02-18

Great Mystery <br />

Kept me guessing to the end. Thoroughly recommended. Listened to Carribean story in the snow of England!

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