Blood of Angels – Michael Marshall
The tense and suspense-filled follow-up to The Straw Men and The Lonely Dead. Ward Hopkins’ past come backs to haunt him with a vengeance when an ex-CIA colleague tracks him down, desperate for help in solving a bizarre series of events surrounding a covert government experiment which has gone badly wrong.Meanwhile Ward’s brother, The Upright Man, has escaped from prison — where he was awaiting trial for murders beyond number. And Hopkins’ erstwhile ally and former homicide cop, John Zandt, is still on the trail of the organization which killed his daughter and Ward’s parents. the further John digs, the more extraordinary the secrets he uncovers.The shadows are gathering, and across America forces are stirring. Only Ward, John and FBI agent Nina Baynam stand against this tide, and against The Upright Man — who now has a grudge against just about everyone in the world. It’s only a question of where the killing will start … and whether it will ever stop.
Read by John Chancer.
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The Intruders – Michael Marshall
Jack Whalen was an LAPD patrol cop for twelve years and left under difficult circumstances butt now he’s not really sure what he is. He’s not too sure about his wife, either, when she goes missing on a routine business trip to Seattle, Jack heads up there to find her: only to discover she’s not really missing after all. Over the coming days it becomes increasingly clear that something has changed, however — and is still changing. Jack is meanwhile contacted by a childhood acquaintance, Gary Fisher. Fisher’s a lawyer now, and wants help in solving an odd little mystery concerning a businessman’s will. The further Jack digs, the bigger the mystery seems to be — and the stranger Fisher becomes. And in Oregon, a ten-year-old girl goes missing. It gradually becomes clear that she’s at least partly in control of the situation, and also that she’s very far from defenceless. Searching for answers in the dark secrets of a past that still haunts him, Jack discovers that the truth has roots deeper and darker than he ever feared.
Read by William Hope.
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