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FREE READ ✓ The Rat Stone Serenade DCI Daley #4 Ourcing and it has brought untold wealth and privilege to the family However a century ago Archibald Shannon stole the land upon which he built their home and his descendants have been cursed ever since When heavy snow cuts off Kintyre DCI Jim Daley and DS Brian Sco. Too much of a good thingA hundred years ago blacksmith Nathaniel Stuart was driven off his property in Blaan a village on the southernmost tip of the remote Kintyre peninsula on the west coast of Scotland Of tinker stock Stuart cursed the landowner Archie Shannon declaring that every fifty years calamity will befall his family and their descendants until the end of time Fifty years later young Archie Shannon hid from his mother in the woods behind their home for a lark and was never seen again Now in the present day the Shannon family is returning to their ancestral home in Blaan for the annual general meeting of the hugely successful international company they now own But things take a sinister turn when the bones of a young child are discovered on the Rat Stone an ancient site surrounded by much superstition and fearThere is so much to like about this book that I really wish I was recommending it highly It s very well written and the recurring characters of DCI Daley and his small team are done well each with a distinct personality each flawed but all likeable as individuals and working well together as a team The remoteness of this part of the world is increased when an unusually severe snowstorm cuts off the roads to the mainland and causes power cuts throughout the area Meyrick creates an excellent atmosphere of isolation and menace with some nicely spine tingling supernatural undertones With no likelihood of reinforcements getting through any time soon it s up to Daley and his colleagues not just to investigate the old bones but to try to stop the sudden crime wave that is sweeping through the villageAnd therein lies the problem Too much too much The body count is completely ridiculous For a large proportion of the early part of the book each chapter introduces us to someone who is then gruesomely killed It seems like there s a million strands each resulting in gory death for someone and for a long time too long the connection between all these events is entirely unclear And with so many deaths happening so uickly these characters are no than names so that when they re referred to later in the book I was having real difficulties remembering who they were or how and where they died The book is like an Irish stew everything has been thrown in One detective is an alcoholic trying to lay off the booze while a couple of the others are having an affair with each other There are dead businessmen human sacrifices dodgy business dealings vicars with secrets ex nuns tinkers curses and about three people all having visions either supernatural caused by drink or due to brain damage Corpses with their skin flayed corpses on bonfires corpses on sacrificial stones Every now and again new people had to arrive by helicopter or boat just so there would be people to bump off One felt an investigation wasn t really necessary leave it a couple of days and only the bad guy would be left alive One of the detectives is given what I think is supposed to be a Glasgow accent though it feels like an anglicised speaker s idea of what a generic Scottish dialect sounded like circa 1950 a bit too Sunday Post which will mean nothing to non Scots sorry Twee perhaps is the closest comparison However kudos to the author for at least trying to keep the book feeling Scottish in tone and I must say my ear did get tuned in to the dialect after a while and it began to sound authentic It picks up towards the end and while the supernatural stuff is left hanging for the most part the rest of it is explained even if the credibility is stretched way past breaking point Despite all the ridiculous stuff it s still very readable because of the overall uality of the writing Although I really feel this one goes so far over the top it becomes farcical I would be willing to read another in this series I was reminded of the artist Agatha Troy in Ngaio Marsh s books who never knew when one of her pictures was finished and needed her lover Roderick Alleyn to tell her when to stop painting I really hope Meyrick can find an editor who will perform the same function for him the stopping bit not the lover ing bit and tell him when enough is enough Loads of potential in this series I hope in future books to see it fulfilledwwwfictionfanblogwordpresscom Le Cabinet des Antiues family However a century ago Archibald Shannon stole the land upon which he built their home and his descendants have been cursed ever since When heavy snow cuts off Kintyre DCI Jim Daley and DS Brian Sco. 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FREE READ ✓ The Rat Stone Serenade DCI Daley #4 It’s December and the Shannon family are returning home to their clifftop mansion near Kinloch for their annual AGM Shannon International is one of the world’s biggest private companies with tendrils reaching around the globe in computing banking and mineral res. I listened to this audio a little while ago narrated by the ever reliable and wonderful David Monteath This is a particularly blood soaked and gruesome addition to the series featuring DCI Jim Daley and DS Brian Scott set in the enticing location of Kinloch Jim is back with wife Liz and baby son although his messy personal life refuses to settle down with his inability to repress his emotions for ex lover DC Mary Dunn Brian s life long love affair with the drink takes a turn for the worse as he cannot stop the increasing number of hallucinations and it takes him some time to acknowledge this is a problem that he is going to need help with and he is going to have to come to terms that the drink is going to be off limits for him The biggest private global company Shannon International is holding its annual AGM and its being held at the Shannon family s cliff top mansion close to Kinloch The privileged and hugely wealthy family built its riches on land stolen from tinker blacksmith Nathanial Stuart who cursed the Shannons so that every 50 years a calamity will hit the family and its descendants50 years ago the young child Archie Shannon went missing and now a child s skeleton has been found on the famous Rat Stone assumed to be him Amidst the worst snowfall and blizzards the Shannon family and company executives face a nightmare that appears to be without end until the entire family is destroyed With grisly murders a deadly cult and a cast of characters where no one appears to be what they seem Daley and Scott find themselves in desperate isolated and dangerous waters unable to call on outside help as the entire area is cut off by the driving snow New boss Carrie Symington turns out to be an exceptionally able and brave woman who uickly realises that she must not allow Jim to leave her police team he is just too valuable A highly intense complex gripping novel which I thoroughly enjoyed readingsorry I meant listening to Highly recommended Love and Friendship family are returning home to their clifftop mansion near Kinloch the History of Modern Japan for their annual AGM Shannon International is one of the world’s biggest private companies with tendrils reaching around the globe in computing banking and mineral res. I listened to this audio a little while ago narrated by the ever reliable and wonderful David Monteath This is a particularly blood soaked and gruesome addition to the series Laltipiano delle meraviglie featuring DCI Jim Daley and DS Brian Scott set in the enticing location of Kinloch Jim is back with wife Liz and baby son although his messy personal life refuses to settle down with his inability to repress his emotions Alan Ford Tutto per uno uno per tutti for ex lover DC Mary Dunn Brian s life long love affair with the drink takes a turn Red Poppies A Novel of Tibet for the worse as he cannot stop the increasing number of hallucinations and it takes him some time to acknowledge this is a problem that he is going to need help with and he is going to have to come to terms that the drink is going to be off limits Madame Bovary for him The biggest private global company Shannon International is holding its annual AGM and its being held at the Shannon Boom Chicka Boom family s cliff top mansion close to Kinloch The privileged and hugely wealthy Un Perrito Problematico family built its riches on land stolen 7 Intimate Secrets from tinker blacksmith Nathanial Stuart who cursed the Shannons so that every 50 years a calamity will hit the Happy Days Are Here Again The 1932 Democratic Convention the Emergence of FDR and How America Was Changed Forever family and its descendants50 years ago the young child Archie Shannon went missing and now a child s skeleton has been Red's Hot Honky Tonk Bar found on the Lunatic famous Rat Stone assumed to be him Amidst the worst snowfall and blizzards the Shannon Grande Enciclopedia della Fantascienzan 2 family and company executives Launching Missional Communities face a nightmare that appears to be without end until the entire Red Sky in Mourning find themselves in desperate isolated and dangerous waters unable to call on outside help as the entire area is cut off by the driving snow New boss Carrie Symington turns out to be an exceptionally able and brave woman who uickly realises that she must not allow Jim to leave her police team he is just too valuable A highly intense complex gripping novel which I thoroughly enjoyed readingsorry I meant listening to Highly recommended

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FREE READ ✓ The Rat Stone Serenade DCI Daley #4 Tt are assigned to protect their illustrious visitors As an ancient society emerges from the blizzards and its creation the Rat Stone reveals grisly secrets ghosts of the past come to haunt the Shannons As the curse decrees death is coming but for whom and from what. This is the first book I have read by this author and I can honestly say that it won t be the last I LOVED this book and the author definitely deserves to be up there with the greatsThe characters in this book were realistic and believable I particularly loves the characters of DCI Daley and DS Scott DCI Daley reminded me of John McClane from the Die Hard films in that no matter what gets thrown at him he fights against it and emerges at the other side He fiercely defends those he cares about and he never shirks his duties DCI Daley is a damaged man with secrets from the past and torn loyalties He is married with a child so he feels he must be a part of a family unit with his child and his wife but as the story goes on it becomes apparent that Daley s heart lies elsewhere Daley has to deal with his personal problems at the same time as turmoil unfolds at the Shannon family mansion DS Scott is a reformed alcoholic who suffers DTs and hallucinations Daley and Scott enjoy a close working relationship and friendship The Rat Stone Serenade is very well written The author is very good at being able to convey a real sense of atmospheric authenticity For example All the descriptions of the snow made me feel very cold The action scenes were very tense and at times I had to hold my breath as I genuinely feared what was coming next Reading this book was a bit like being on a rollercoaster in that there were lots of twists turns and stomach churning moments Daley uncovers a whole host of secrets lies and betrayalsIn short I LOVED this book Reading The Rat Stone Serenade became seriously addictive in that I had to read just one chapter with the result that I ended up reading several chapters as I just didn t want to put the book down It was certainly a CPID Can t put it down book I can t wait to read from this very talented author and I certainly can t wait to read the next book in this series Laltipiano delle meraviglie from the blizzards and its creation the Rat Stone reveals grisly secrets ghosts of the past come to haunt the Shannons As the curse decrees death is coming but Alan Ford Tutto per uno uno per tutti for whom and Red Poppies A Novel of Tibet from what. This is the Madame Bovary first book I have read by this author and I can honestly say that it won t be the last I LOVED this book and the author definitely deserves to be up there with the greatsThe characters in this book were realistic and believable I particularly loves the characters of DCI Daley and DS Scott DCI Daley reminded me of John McClane Boom Chicka Boom from the Die Hard Un Perrito Problematico films in that no matter what gets thrown at him he 7 Intimate Secrets fights against it and emerges at the other side He Happy Days Are Here Again The 1932 Democratic Convention the Emergence of FDR and How America Was Changed Forever fiercely defends those he cares about and he never shirks his duties DCI Daley is a damaged man with secrets Red's Hot Honky Tonk Bar from the past and torn loyalties He is married with a child so he Lunatic feels he must be a part of a Grande Enciclopedia della Fantascienzan 2 family unit with his child and his wife but as the story goes on it becomes apparent that Daley s heart lies elsewhere Daley has to deal with his personal problems at the same time as turmoil unfolds at the Shannon Launching Missional Communities family mansion DS Scott is a reformed alcoholic who suffers DTs and hallucinations Daley and Scott enjoy a close working relationship and Red Sky in Mourning feel very cold The action scenes were very tense and at times I had to hold my breath as I genuinely Maine feared what was coming next Reading this book was a bit like being on a rollercoaster in that there were lots of twists turns and stomach churning moments Daley uncovers a whole host of secrets lies and betrayalsIn short I LOVED this book Reading The Rat Stone Serenade became seriously addictive in that I had to read just one chapter with the result that I ended up reading several chapters as I just didn t want to put the book down It was certainly a CPID Can t put it down book I can t wait to read Che cos'è un dispositivo? from this very talented author and I certainly can t wait to read the next book in this series


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    [The Rat Stone Serenade DCI Daley #4] EBOOK READ That’s it for me Mr Meyrick You have plumbed new depths with this blood soaked silly rambling nonsense Thank goodness I listened and could pull the earbuds out when yet another description of graphic violence inflicted on innocent victims threatened to invade my headspace There was absolutely no need for the descriptions except to horrify for the methods provided no clue as to who the perpetrator could be Oh wait maybe

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