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Murder in Thrall
The New Scotland Yard Mysteries: Book #1
Narrated by Marcella Riordan / 9 hours 18 minutes
From Anne Cleeland comes a captivating newmystery series following the perilous exploits of two Scotland Yard detectivesas they track down London’s most elusive killers.
First-year detective KathleenDoyle is a plucky Irish redhead of humble origins and modest means. ChiefInspector Michael Acton is her antithesis: a British lord turned cop. He’stall, handsome, and enigmatic—to a fault. He also has a knack for solving London’smost high-profile crimes. Acton selects Doyle out of the newbie squad topartner with him on a series of investigations because she always knows whensomeone is lying—a trait that comes in handy when interviewing suspects andwitnesses.
Acton and Doyle are sent to investigate the murder of a trainer at aracetrack, and soon new killings related to the first start unfolding, draggingthe two investigators into ever more perilous situations. But the real dangeris the unlikely attachment that develops between the ultrareserved,aristocratic chief inspector and his spirited, working-class sidekick … arelationship that will raise plenty of eyebrows—and hackles—among theircolleagues at the Yard.
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