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River of Darkness (John Madden Series #1)

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  • Posted December 19, 2009

    Mystery lovers delight

    Both my husband and I enjoyed this "first in the series" book and are eagerly looking forward to reading the rest of the series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2000

    Excellent read!!

    I received this book as a present for my birthday and I wasn't sure whether I would enjoy the book as I didn't know the author. I started reading and enjoyed it so much that I couldn't wait to get home from work to start reading again. I liked all the aspects of the book and the descriptions of the First World War and the feelings of the soldiers were very well depicted. I would recommend this book to all readers of crime/detective novels and I can't wait for the sequel.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2000

    Unique

    Terrific book. The characters were strangely fascinating. Inspector Madden was so completely unique. He was dark, sensative and intriguing as was the entire book. I really enjoyed this refreshing change. I look forward to reading more books by Rennie Airth.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 3, 2015

    Very intense start to a new series. This book involves post-WWI

    Very intense start to a new series. This book involves post-WWI England, Scotland yard, grisly murders, an unexpected romance, and excellent detective work. I loved the book. I cannot wait to get the next book in the series. I highly recommend.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2013

    Great

    Well written and excellent plot. A head above the rest.

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  • Posted August 23, 2011

    Love it

    For the reader that enjoys a great english thriller,this is great. Intelligent , THOUGHTFUL , Characters you care about. The author is great

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  • Posted July 5, 2011

    Excellent

    You learn early on who the killer is, but the twists and turns that bring you to the books end are so well written you just can't stop reading, and when you have to stop to go to work or sleep....you are thinking about it!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2001

    An action packed Inspector Morse!

    The author manages to write a novel that exhibits so many of the traits, e.g., gripping story, intriguing details, of great British murder mysteries and adds in some thrilling action. Airth somehow even makes a hokey ending exciting!

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