The latest installment in the highly acclaimed, internationally bestselling Strike series finds Cormoran and Robin ensnared in another winding, wicked case.
When frantic, disheveled Edie Ledwell appears in the office begging to speak to her, private detective Robin Ellacott doesn’t know quite what to make of the situation. The cocreator of a popular cartoon, The Ink Black Heart, Edie is being persecuted by a mysterious online figure who goes by the pseudonym of Anomie. Edie is desperate to uncover Anomie’s true identity.
Robin decides that the agency can’t help with this—and thinks nothing more of it until a few days later, when she reads the shocking news that Edie has been tasered and then murdered in Highgate Cemetery, the location of The Ink Black Heart.
Robin and her business partner, Cormoran Strike, become drawn into the quest to uncover Anomie’s true identity. But with a complex web of online aliases, business interests and family conflicts to navigate, Strike and Robin find themselves embroiled in a case that stretches their powers of deduction to the limits – and which threatens them in new and horrifying ways . . .
A gripping, fiendishly clever mystery, The Ink Black Heart is a true tour-de-force.
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"I found The Ink Black Heart to be a truly captivating audiobook that kept me hooked until the very end of its nearly 30 hour runtime. From the outset of this story, I was immediately drawn into the captivating world and characters presented within the novel. The mystery surrounding the disappearance of an old school friend gives way to a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat journey as private investigator Cormoran Strike, alongside his assistant Robin Ellacott, works to uncover what happened all those years ago.
Robert Glenister does a fantastic job narrating this audiobook with his smooth voice, allowing listeners to really get lost in the story. His rich tones and pacing draw attention to key elements of the plot and helps build suspense throughout. His delivery is spot on and he fully encapsulates the characters with his vocal performance.
The book is full of twists and turns which make it difficult to predict where events will lead - making it an even more exciting listening experience! There's also plenty of action as Cormoran Strike uses his detective skills to unravel secrets over time. It's truly thrilling to join them on their journey as they explore different locations around London, each offering up its own surprises along the way.
Overall, The Ink Black Heart is an absolutely riveting audiobook from start to finish. Robert Galbraith has crafted a complex mystery that keeps readers guessing throughout its entirety. Combined with Robert Glenister's stellar narration work, this audiobook makes for an incredibly satisfying listening experience that will leave you wanting more once it's finished!"
zoob64 (5 out of 5 stars)