The Rat Stone Serenade Audiobook by Denzil Meyrick
This is the fourth– and most unlikely– thriller featuring DCI Jim Daley and also his good friend as well as former mentor DS Brian Scott, 2 city investigatives now in the heart of the picturesque and also standard Western Scottish countryside of the Kintyre Peninsula.
This story of cultism, revenge as well as murder isn’t very reasonable or even possible. The Rat Stone Serenade Audiobook by Denzil Meyrick Stream. But it’s a heck of a great read: multi-layered as well as engaging, with touches of dark humour and a real feel for individuals and surroundings of among the most attractive areas in the nation. As soon as you begin, it is a cracking, if terrible, story, with layer on layer of unscrupulous, intrigue and double crossing. You won’t wish to put it down!
Meyrick, raised in Campbeltown, the Kinloch of his setup, draws greatly on his experiences as a police officer, freelance journalist and also distillery supervisor to flesh out his history. Like lots of Scottish tales, it has betrayal and also revenge at its heart. The MacDonalds were trapped by Covenanter General David Leslie in Dunaverty Castle in 1647– after that massacred at the insistence of the pastor to the Marquis of Argyll, Archibald Campbell.
A lot for truth. The tale opens up 200 years later with a regional blacksmith, considered to have ancient Druidic powers, cheated out of the site by Archibald Shannon, whose family members goes on to establish among the world’s greatest exclusive firms.
Each Hogmanay the family-dominated board of Shannon International return to their clifftop mansion for the business’s yearly conference in the middle of intrigue battles and rivalry, all under the hazard of a deadly curse issued by the previous proprietor. When an exceptional snowfall cuts off Kintyre, Daley and Scott are appointed to secure the site visitors. Daley, trying to conserve his destroyed marriage after his event with a young DC, is considering layoff. Scott is paying for a lifetime of hefty alcohol consumption with the onset of the DTs.
A child’s skeletal system is found on the eponymous Rat Rock, a mystical block which has web links to the location’s Druidical past, as well as is assumed to be that of Archie Shannon, that vanished half a century formerly according to menstruation. A strange spate of break-ins and also more killings adhere to. A paparazzi professional photographer is brutally murdered, after that the reporter dealing with him is also found dead, tortured in the ancient ‘blood eagle’.
Bodies accumulate with the uniformity of a Rambo film as the Shannon boardroom fight reaches an orgasm. No person is quite who they seem and you will certainly have to concentrate to even try to keep up.
Daley’s personality is much less of a visibility than most fictional Scottish detectives, commonly relatively– as well as intelligently– nearly in support of other authorities personalities, especially Scott and also their brand-new Superintendent, the English Carrie Symington, a wonderful women addition to the cast. The Rat Stone Serenade Audio Book Download. The police participation is well documented, yet not exaggerated, in a grisly story which still finds room for moments of hope, love and love.
Do not try to second-guess this story. Some parts of the convoluted plot are evident. Others strain credulity. Enjoy it wherefore it is– an excellent, fast-moving thriller, remarkably climatic, all in a setting in which the cold of the winter season is not the only chill!