Imatge de l'autor

JD Kirk

Autor/a de A Litter of Bones

28 obres 894 Membres 53 Ressenyes 2 preferits


Obres de JD Kirk

A Litter of Bones (2019) 147 exemplars
Thicker than Water (2019) 75 exemplars
The Killing Code (2019) 59 exemplars
Blood and Treachery (2019) 55 exemplars
The Last Bloody Straw (2020) 48 exemplars
Colder Than The Grave (2021) 42 exemplars
A Whisper of Sorrows (2020) 41 exemplars
An Isolated Incident (2021) 41 exemplars
The Big Man Upstairs (2020) 40 exemplars
A Snowball's Chance in Hell (2020) 39 exemplars
A Death Most Monumental (2020) 37 exemplars
Ahead of the Game (2021) 37 exemplars
Come Hell or High Water (2021) 28 exemplars
City of Scars (2022) 28 exemplars
Here Lie the Dead (2022) 27 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Altres noms
Barry Hutchison
País (per posar en el mapa)
Lloc de naixement
Fort William, Scotland



My Thoughts:
I've read JD Kirk 's Robert Hoon Thriller series first before I started reading this book. I understand that this series came first and that Hoon was the off-shoot story. However, I love Hoon so much that I wanted to read more of this author. I just hope that I haven't messed up royally by reading Hoon first before the DCI Logan series.

The main protagonist is DCI Logan and he is supposed to be the expert in the case having collared the original Mister Whisper. If it was Lt. Eve Dallas of the In Death series by JD Robb , then it would only be Dallas and Dallas alone who would know, catch and apprehend the perpetrator. Not the case here. Logan might be the main protagonist, but catching the perpetrator is a team effort. I love the In Death series! But I like the "team effort" better!

I like the way Angus King pinched his nose to give Jinkies his character.

Quantitative Evaluation:
Story telling quality = 4.5
Character development = 4.5
Story itself = 4.5
Writing Style = 4.5
Ending = 4.5
World building = 4.5
Cover art = 4.5
Pace = (7 hrs and 31 mins listening time)
Plot = 4.5
Narration = 5

Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5
… (més)
cherrymischievous | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Feb 11, 2024 |
My Thoughts:
Wonderful start to a new-to-me series!

This book uses a lot of foul language, so I wouldn't recommend it to children. At all! Nor to anyone with a delicate constitution. But I would recommend this book to crime fiction lovers!

Like I said in my review of Grimm Up North by target="_top">David J. Gatward, I love dour and forbidding heroes in crime fighting stories! And Bob Hoon fits that to the T!

I do not have the ear for Scottish accent. I have to read and listen at the same time. This makes for slow reading. So, this is not exactly a fast-paced read. However, I like to go slow with this book. Savor it. Make it last. Rather than whizz through it. Makes the reading experience more enjoyable!

I therefore, do not blame the narrator for the slower pace of the book. His Scottish accent fits the character so very well! Bob after all is Scottish. He therefore needs a Scottish accent in the narration. Even though I need a bit of time trying to parse what the heck he said.

Quantitative Evaluation:
Story telling quality = 4.5
Character development = 4.5
Story itself = 4.5
Writing Style = 4
Ending = 4
World building = 4.5
Cover art = 4
Pace = (9 hrs and 27 mins listening time)
Plot = 4
Narration = 5

Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5 cherries… (més)
cherrymischievous | Oct 14, 2023 |
A much better book than the first one which was shite. The banter between the polis is entertaining even if the plot is very predictable.
pigeonjim | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Jul 26, 2023 |
I have never experienced an epilogue that had such a negative impact on a book; I am not even sure I thought it was possible. It is like he wrapped it all up then panicked and thought I need to keep this cash cow going.
The book itself is a huge let down after the previous book and the plot is beyond silly.
pigeonjim | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Jul 26, 2023 |

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