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Summary

If you can't live with the truth, bury it....

Following a devastating encounter with a serial killer, Detective Inspector Freya Bloom is left mentally scarred. After a six-month sabbatical, and with no desire to return to the bustling London streets, she accepts a position in rural Lincolnshire in search of a slower pace of life.

But with London behind her, and a new life in the wild fens of Lincolnshire before her, she finds only endless drama in her new team, a tortured romance in her only ally, and crimes so deadly even the steely determination that drove her to success is tested.

From the moment Freya’s expensive heels hit Lincolnshire soil, the push-pull relationship with her sergeant begins. Noses are put out of joint, tempers are frayed, and more importantly, a body is discovered on a wild beach. There’s no time to make friends. If Freya is to make her mark in this remote county, she must work with the team she’s been given and untangle the web of lies surrounding the death of teenager, Jessica Hudson. 

Can Freya ditch her designer heels for Wellington boots and adapt to the country life? Can she shape her new team into something workable? And can she put her past behind her long enough to prevent a second murder?

Secrets in Blood is the unforgettable first book in the Wild Fens Murder Mystery series by Jack Cartwright. Filled with twists, peppered with romance, and flavored with humor, the Wild Fens Murder Mystery series is perfect for fans of JD Kirk, JM Dalgliesh, Ann Cleeves, and Rachel McClean.

©2022 Jack Cartwright (P)2022 Jack Cartwright

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Loved it !

Well written and maintains a steady pace. It will hold your interest to continue to the very end.

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Good story line.

Good story and characters. The narrative by the narrator was so so laboriously tedious. He was monotone in his reading, he needs to do bedtime stories to help you sleep. He very nearly makes me turn off but I stayed with it wanting to know the story.
Overall good story line. Freya… a bit unbelievable she would have not been allowed back in the job but let’s see how that pans out.

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First in a series that caught my whole attention. Strong story line that kept me guessing right to the finish . I like the anticipation of the development of characters and relationships . Very grateful for lack of foul language and gore ! Wasn’t needed ( is it ever ?! ) Just off to get next in series .

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Thank you Jack and Graham for a fabulous read

FANTASTIC TO READ

Have just foundz Jack Cartwright and Graham Mack they go together like champagne and caviar this is one of the best books I have listened to by
far the book has a good pace the characters where great and by the end of the narrative I felt as if I knew them as friends The narration was excellent
and can only advise you to READ THIS BOOK I am off to buy the next in the series.





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  • 03-07-22

Outstanding story But

The misplaced audio effects spoilt a fantastic story great detail it does not need the tinny and may i say poor audio effects
Just let the narrator tel the tale

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  • 10-07-22

Terribly flawed heroine

Freya Bloom is completely insufferable! I could care less about her “trauma” in her past, she is an unmitigated b*itch. The way she treats and challenges her supposed fellow workers is disgusting. So high and mighty. “I can’t live without culture, you farm and rural hicks!” Yuck. She ruins what could have been a good story. Why are male police officers depicted as bewitched by a pretty face when the chick’s behavior is so nasty. Good heavens! Won’t be reading anymore.