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Audiobooks by Denise Mina

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The Less Dead Audiobook

The Less Dead

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Katie Leung Release Date: August 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. 'Denise Mina is the cream of the crop, an author who pushes the crime novel in new and exciting directions and never fails to deliver.' IAN RANKIN When Margo goes in search of her birth mother for the first time, she meets her aunt, Nikki, instead. Margo learns that her mother, Susan, was a sex worker murdered soon after Margo's adoption. To this day, Susan's killer has never been found. Nikki asks Margo for help. She has received threatening and haunting letters from the murderer, for decades. She is determined to find him, but she can't do it alone... A brilliant, thought-provoking and heart-wrenching new thriller about identity and the value of a life, from the award-winning author of The Long Drop and Conviction. PRAISE FOR DENISE MINA: 'You won't be able to put Conviction down' Reese Witherspoon 'Unsettling, evocative and staggeringly good' Daily Express 'A masterpiece by the woman who may be Britain's finest living crime novelist' Daily Telegraph 'An atmospheric recreation of a vanished Glasgow...and a compelling exploration of the warped criminal mind' The Times on The Long Drop: Top Ten Crime Novels of the Decade © Denise Mina 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Conviction Audiobook


Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Cathleen Mccarron Release Date: May 2019

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Conviction by Denise Mina, read by Cathleen McCarron. 'A twisting, darkly comic, thrill-a-minute ride across Europe. If you loved Killing Eve, you'll devour Conviction' Erin Kelly 'Denise Mina brilliantly manages to be funny, heart-wrenching, gut-punching and addictive all at once: a fabulous, captivating novel' Nicci French From 'the woman who may be Britain's finest living crime novelist' (Daily Telegraph), Conviction stars a strong female protagonist who is obsessed by true crime podcasts and decides, one day, to investigate one of the unsolved crimes herself. It's just a normal morning for Anna McDonald. Gym kits, packed lunches, getting everyone up and ready. Until she opens the front door to her best friend, Estelle. Anna turns to see her own husband at the top of the stairs, suitcase in hand. They're leaving together and they're taking Anna's two daughters with them. Left alone in the big, dark house, Anna can't think, she can't take it in. With her safe, predictable world shattered, she distracts herself with a story: a true-crime podcast. There's a sunken yacht in the Mediterranean, multiple murders and a hint of power and corruption. Then Anna realises she knew one of the victims in another life. She is convinced she knows what happened. Her past, so carefully hidden until now, will no longer stay silent. This is a murder she can't ignore, and she throws herself into investigating the case. But little does she know, her past and present lives are about to collide, sending everything she has worked so hard to achieve into freefall. Conviction is the compelling and unique new thriller from multiple award-winner and author of THE LONG DROP, Denise Mina.

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The Long Drop: A Novel Audiobook

The Long Drop: A Novel

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: David Monteath Release Date: May 2017

A standalone psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of the Alex Morrow novels that exposes the dark hearts of the guilty...and the innocent. The "trial of the century" in 1950's Glasgow is over. Peter Manuel has been found guilty of a string of murders and is waiting to die by hanging. But every good crime story has a beginning. Manuel's starts with the murder of William Watt's family. Looking no further that Watt himself, the police are convinced he's guilty. Desperate to clear his name, Watt turns to Manuel, a career criminal who claims to have information that will finger the real killer. As Watt seeks justice with the cagey Manuel's help, everyone the pair meets has blood on their hands as they sell their version of the truth. THE LONG DROP is an explosive audiobook about guilt, innocence and the power of a good story to hide the difference.

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The Long Drop Audiobook

The Long Drop

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: David Monteath Release Date: March 2017

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Long Drop by Denise Mina, read by David Monteath. William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Peter Manuel has them. But Peter Manuel is a liar. William Watt is an ordinary businessman, a fool, a social climber. Peter Manuel is a famous liar, a rapist, a criminal. He claims he can get hold of the gun used to murder Watt's family. One December night in 1957, Watt meets Manuel in a Glasgow bar to find out what he knows. Based on true events, The Long Drop is an extraordinarily unsettling, evocative and compelling novel from a writer at the height of her powers.

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Blood, Salt, Water: An Alex Morrow Novel Audiobook

Blood, Salt, Water: An Alex Morrow Novel

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Cathleen McCarron Release Date: December 2015

Detective Alex Morrow discovers that the darkest secrets never stay buried as she investigates the criminal underbelly of a seemingly tranquil seaside town. For reasons she can't quite explain, Alex Morrow is addicted to watching surveillance footage of Roxanna Fuentecilla--a gorgeous Spanish mother of two, in a tempestuous relationship with her boyfriend, who recently relocated to Glasgow under mysterious circumstances. She is also Morrow's prime suspect in an investigation that resembles a soap opera, filled with glamorous jetsetters and enough money to interest the highest levels of law enforcement. Until Roxanna vanishes. Morrow traces Roxanna's steps to Helensburgh, a sleepy, picturesque seaside community. But behind the idyllic Victorian homes and quaint storefronts, darkness lurks. Home to a man with blood on his hands who is haunted by guilt, a mysterious woman with ulterior motives back in town for the first time in decades, a sexually frustrated restaurateur looking to blow off steam, and a crew of vicious small-time gangsters blindly following orders, it's a town ruled by base instincts where no one is quite what they seem. And it's the perfect place to get rid of someone. When she uncovers an unsettling connection to Roxanna's job back in Glasgow, Morrow suspects that her missing person is more than a white-collar criminal on the lam--she may also be a victim caught up in a sophisticated conspiracy that stretches far beyond Helensburgh and is more personal than Morrow ever imagined. As the truth rises to the surface and the conflicts that lie beneath Helensburgh's calm waters threaten to explode, Morrow must find Roxanna before any hope of solving the case disappears with her. A gripping tale of greed, power, and vengeance, Blood, Salt, Water is a masterful crime novel from Denise Mina that confirms her reputation as "one of the genre's brights stars" (George Pelecanos).

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Exil Audiobook


Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Viktoria Flodström Release Date: April 2015

Inte nog med att Maureen ODonnell blivit anklagad för mord, nu har dessutom fadern, som förgripit sig på henne under uppväxten, återvänt hem till Glasgow. Samtidigt har bästa väninnan Leslie blivit förälskad och tillbringar all sin tid tillsammans med pojkvännen. När Ann Harriss - patient på kvinnojouren där Maureen arbetar - plötsligt försvinner och hennes döda kropp en månad senare flyter upp på Themsens strand ser Maureen sin chans att fly hemstaden. Hon beger sig till London och hamnar där i en värld full av våld, svek och misstänksamhet. En efter en faller pusselbitarna på plats och Maureen börjar ana vad som egentligen hänt. Men tiden rinner i väg och hon måste få fram sanningen - till varje pris DENISE MINA [f. 1966 i Glasgow] är en brittisk kriminalförfattare. Debuten Garnethill belönades med The John Creasy Dagger för »Bästa kriminaldebut« och sedan dess har Denise Mina etablerat sig som ett av de absolut största namnen inom den moderna kriminallitteraturen. Exil är den andra boken i Denise Minas kritikerrosade Garnethill-trilogi, med den sargade Maureen ODonnell i centrum.

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Garnethill Audiobook


Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Viktoria Flodström Release Date: October 2014

Maureen ODonnell har haft ett problemfyllt liv: sexuella övergrepp, inlagd på mentalsjukhus, ett jobb som är rena återvändsgränden, och ett trassligt förhållande med den gifte terapeuten Douglas som hon precis är på väg att avsluta. Men någon hinner före. En morgon när Maureen vaknar upp bakfull och vacklar ut i vardagsrummet hittar hon sin älskare fastbunden i en stol och med halsen avskuren. Glasgowpolisen betraktar henne som misstänkt, och till och med hennes egen familj verkar tro att hon är inblandad. I panik börjar Maureen tvivla på sin egen version av händelseförloppet. Hon kartlägger Douglas sista dagar i livet och konfronteras med en fasansfull härva av lögner, våldtäkter och en mörklagd skandal vid den psykiatriska klinik där hon själv varit inlagd. Patienterna på kliniken säger ingenting, och de hon pratar med i personalen verkar rädda. När ännu ett lemlästat lik återfinns inser Maureen att hon måste hitta mördaren om hon inte själv ska bli nästa offer Garnethill är första boken i Denise Minas kritikerrosade Garnethill-trilogi, med den sargade Maureen ODonnell som huvudperson. DENISE MINA [f. 1966 i Glasgow] är en brittisk kriminalförfattare. Debuten Garnethill belönades med The John Creasy Award för Bästa debutroman när den kom ut i original, och sedan dess har Denise Mina etablerat sig som ett av de absolut största namnen inom den moderna kriminallitteraturen.

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The Red Road: A Novel Audiobook

The Red Road: A Novel

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Cathleen McCarron Release Date: February 2014

Alex Morrow faces her toughest opponents yet in this brilliant new thriller about criminals, consequences, and convictions. Police detective Alex Morrow has met plenty of unsavory characters in her line of work, but arms dealer Michael Brown ranks among the most brutal and damaged of the criminals she's known. Morrow is serving as a witness in Brown's trial, where the case hinges on his fingerprints found on the guns he sells. When the investigation leads to a privileged Scottish lawyer who's expecting to be assassinated after a money laundering scheme goes bad, and a woman who's spying on the people who put her in jail, Morrow has her hands full. And that's before she even gets to her family issues. THE RED ROAD is a thrilling new novel from a masterful writer, proving once again that "If you don't love Denise Mina, you don't love crime fiction." (Val McDermid)

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Gods and Beasts: A Novel Audiobook

Gods and Beasts: A Novel

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Moira Quirk Release Date: February 2013

It's the week before Christmas when a lone robber bursts into a busy Glasgow post office carrying an AK-47. An elderly man suddenly hands his young grandson to a stranger and wordlessly helps the gunman fill bags with cash, then carries them to the door. He opens the door and bows his head; the robber fires off the AK-47, tearing the grandfather in two. DS Alex Morrow arrives on the scene and finds that the alarm system had been disabled before the robbery. Yet upon investigation, none of the employees can be linked to the gunman. And the grandfather-a life-long campaigner for social justice-is above reproach. As Morrow searches for the killer, she discovers a hidden, sinister political network. Soon it is chillingly clear: no corner of the city is safe, and her involvement will go deeper than she could ever have imagined.

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The End of Wasp Season: A Novel Audiobook

The End of Wasp Season: A Novel

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Jane McFarlan Release Date: September 2011

When a notorious millionaire banker hangs himself, his death attracts no sympathy. But the legacy of a lifetime of selfishness is widespread, and the carnage most acute among those he ought to be protecting: his family. Meanwhile, in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow, a young woman is found savagely murdered. The community is stunned by what appears to be a vicious, random attack. When Detective Inspector Alex Morrow, heavily pregnant with twins, is called in to investigate, she soon discovers that a tangled web of lies lurks behind the murder. It's a web that will spiral through Alex's own home, the local community, and ultimately right back to a swinging rope, hundreds of miles away. The End of the Wasp Season is an accomplished, compelling and multi-layered novel about family's power of damage-and redemption.

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Still Midnight Audiobook

Still Midnight

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Jane MacFarlane Release Date: March 2010

Alex Morrow is not new to the police force--or to crime--but there is nothing familiar about the call she has just received. On a still night in a quiet suburb of Glasgow, Scotland, three armed men have slipped from a van into a house, demanding a man who is not, and has never been, inside the front door. In the confusion that ensues, one family member is shot and another kidnapped, the assailants demanding an impossible ransom. Is this the amateur crime gone horribly wrong that it seems, or something much more unexpected?

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Slip of the Knife Audiobook

Slip of the Knife

Author: Denise Mina Narrator: Jane MacFarlane Release Date: February 2008

Paddy Meehan is no stranger to murder—as a reporter she lives at crime scenes—but nothing has prepared her for this visit from the police. Her former boyfriend and fellow journalist Terry Patterson has been found hooded and shot through the head. Paddy knows she will be of little help—she had not seen Terry in more than six months. So she is bewildered to learn that in his will he has left her his house and several suitcases full of notes. Drawn into a maze of secrets and lies, Paddy begins making connections to Terry’s murder that no one else has seen, and soon finds herself trapped in the most important—and dangerous—story of her career. “Native Glaswegian Jane MacFarlane flawlessly captures Paddy’s voice with her strong Scots accent and dusky modulation [with] astutely nuanced characterization…The gripping story, with its realistic regional dialogue, provides suspense to the dénouement.”--AudioFile

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