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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (635 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stuart MacBride Narrator: Ian Hanmore Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The gritty new standalone crime novel from the No. 1 best-selling author of Shatter the Bones and Dark Blood

Detective Constable Ash Henderson has a dark secret...

Five years ago his daughter, Rebecca, went missing on the eve of her 13th birthday. A year later the first card arrived: homemade, with a Polaroid picture stuck to the front - Rebecca, strapped to a chair, gagged and terrified. Every year another card: each one worse than the last. The tabloids call him The Birthday Boy. He's been snatching girls for 12 years, always in the run-up to their 13th birthday, sending the families his homemade cards showing their daughters being slowly tortured to death. But Ash hasn't told anyone about Rebecca's birthday cards - they all think she's just run away from home - because if anyone finds out, he'll be taken off the investigation. And he's sacrificed too much to give up before his daughter's killer gets what he deserves...

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tracey | 2/13/2014

    " It's a lot of fun to read a novel from this genre that is written by a writer who is not from the United States. Why? Because the endings are always just a little darker than an American reader would expect, which keeps you on your toes. The ending to this one is not cheery, and feels more authentic in many ways, but a bit of a stretch in others. The identity of the Birthday Boy was a bit of a reach for me, but it didn't matter because the storyline swirling around it was much more interesting and heartbreaking. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Erik | 2/10/2014

    " dark, gritty and damn good. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jessica | 2/4/2014

    " I loved the Logan McRae series and decided to give this a go. Wasn't disappointed. Really enjoyed it and it kept me guessing until the end. The Alice character was my favourite though and added some humour to the story. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by ♥~Beth~♥ | 1/18/2014

    " I really wanted to love this book got as far as the shrink and lead cop getting on a overnight ferry of which we we're given every detail of...to much surrounding details not enough details of the crime/ the trying to solving for me... "

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