River of Darkness

Author(s): Rennie Airth
Series: John Madden Series No: 1
Genre: Mystery
Imprint: Clipper Audio
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (13.92 hours)
Product Number: Z12595
Released: May 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501933271
Narrator/s: Christopher Kay
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In 1921, the bloodied bodies of Colonel Fletcher, his wife and two staff are found in a manor house in Surrey. The police have put the murders down to a violent robbery, but Detective Inspector Madden from Scotland Yard has his own suspicions. In the meantime the killer is plotting his second strike.


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River of Darkness
Product Number: BX00051410
Product Number:C1949
Product Number:Z12595

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All formats/editions

Author(s): Rennie Airth
Narrator(s): Christopher Kay
Genre: Mystery
Product Number C1949
Released: Feb 03, 2003
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402540462
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Product Number EB00394178
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: #9781101118696

Professional reviews

"Set in lovely green Surrey of 1921, this brilliant psychological thriller is not only a white knuckler but also a delight in the details. Detective Inspector John Madden, still affected by his time in the trenches, must catch a methodical killer who attacks country houses and bayonets the men and then lays out the wives as if a sacrifice on their beds. Chilling and totally engrossing, this should be on every brave someone's reading list. The immense loss of life during the war melds with the present horror to create an unforgettable listen. Christopher Kay narrates with an ease that makes him somehow invisible between the text and the listener. It is a wonderful job, as one is so breathless with worry and terror and pleasure and hope as to become truly entangled in the plot without the reader interfering with one's own imagination. B.H.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

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