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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (227 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Adrian McKinty Narrator: Gerard Doyle Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2005 ISBN:
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Alexander Lawson is a former detective for Northern Ireland's police force. After a disastrous six-month stint in the drug squad, he became addicted to heroin and resigned in disgrace. Now 24, sickly, and on the dole, Alex learns that his high-school love, Victoria Patawasti, has been murdered in America. Victoria's wealthy family sends Alex to Colorado to investigate the case, and he seizes the opportunity for a chance at redemption.

But things don't go as planned. Plagued by a heroin habit, forced to go on the run after the only credible witness to Victoria's murder is accidentally killed, wanted by both the Colorado cops and the Ulster police, Alex struggles just to stay alive.

Gritty, with spot-on dialogue and black humor, Hidden River is a dynamic thriller. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan Wallace | 1/14/2014

    " A little drawn out, good none the less, "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathleen | 11/12/2013

    " I feel this is a book that needs to be listen to. Gerard Doyle did a fantastic job in reading this. To have this read by an Irish man was what made this. You are the book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sally | 11/12/2013

    " I figured it out halfway through the book. I NEVER figure these things out. So it was sort of entertaining but nothing fabulous. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jim | 11/5/2013

    " This book really touched me. Good characters who turn out to be not so good, bad characters who turn out to be not so bad and every where in between. I could really feel the pain in these characters and empathize. This was not an easy book to read, but the pain was well worth it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ang | 10/31/2013

    " Great read. Very different from all the mysteries I've read in the past. Looking forward to reading more of his stuff. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Barry | 9/29/2013

    " good read. mystery about a less than perfect hero. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Nancy | 9/9/2013

    " I want the hours back that I devoted to this long, painful journey to nowhere. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ruth | 5/28/2013

    " I have enjoyed all of McKinty's books. The main character in this mystery is a disgraced 23 year old Belfast policement who comes to the US to investigate a friend's murder. He is surprisingly intellectual and the writing is really enjoyable. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rose | 4/26/2013

    " Love it.. especially the local Colorado aspect of this book. It is fun to connect with the the people/places/weather in this book that takes place in Denver. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nancy Larsen | 4/13/2013

    " Good as an audio book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Larry Rogers | 2/6/2013

    " McKinty specializes in revenge and retribution. In this case, a disgraced former cop from North Ireland tracks down the klilers of his former girlfriend in Colorado. The prose is lean and mean, and reflects the central character's attitude perfectly. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nkornmeyer | 8/27/2012

    " I was so bored listening to this book that I wanted to take herion myself. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Edward | 5/27/2012

    " Another good and enjoyable Adrian McKinty novel. I do enjoy Gerard Doyle reading this author's books. Very Irish. Good entertainment. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grace | 4/3/2012

    " I listened to this and loved the Irish brogue and the facts about addiction. Even though it is fiction the author seemed to know a lot about heroin addiction.-- fascinating. A good who done it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christy | 3/30/2012

    " Pretty much a shoot 'em up, bang bang book. I listened to it and I seem to be on a kick of Irish accents. This narrator had it and so I liked it, but a bit graphic so wouldn't recommend to those who choose not to read that type of book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christy | 12/1/2010

    " Pretty much a shoot 'em up, bang bang book. I listened to it and I seem to be on a kick of Irish accents. This narrator had it and so I liked it, but a bit graphic so wouldn't recommend to those who choose not to read that type of book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Barry | 11/26/2010

    " good read. mystery about a less than perfect hero. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathleen | 5/1/2010

    " I feel this is a book that needs to be listen to. Gerard Doyle did a fantastic job in reading this. To have this read by an Irish man was what made this. You are the book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Andrew | 3/1/2010

    " Heroin rules him
    Trying to right all his wrongs
    The river prevails. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathy | 12/21/2009

    " I got this book in a library surprise package. I don't think I would have chosen it on my own. The "hero" is thoroughly messed up. There is not a neat, fairy tale ending. Yet the book was hard to put down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ang | 5/20/2009

    " Great read. Very different from all the mysteries I've read in the past. Looking forward to reading more of his stuff. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Gretel | 2/24/2009

    " The only reason I read this book was because I was looking for a book on audible.

    I enjoyed the Irish accent, and it wasn't totally dumb... just mostly. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grace | 1/1/2009

    " I listened to this and loved the Irish brogue and the facts about addiction. Even though it is fiction the author seemed to know a lot about heroin addiction.-- fascinating. A good who done it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rose | 8/28/2008

    " Love it.. especially the local Colorado aspect of this book. It is fun to connect with the the people/places/weather in this book that takes place in Denver. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ruth | 1/22/2008

    " I have enjoyed all of McKinty's books. The main character in this mystery is a disgraced 23 year old Belfast policement who comes to the US to investigate a friend's murder. He is surprisingly intellectual and the writing is really enjoyable. "

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