The Coroner by M. R. Hall audiobook

The Coroner

By M. R. Hall
Read by Siân Thomas

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing 9780230709843

The Jenny Cooper Mysteries: Book 1

12.42 Hours Unabridged
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When lawyer Jenny Cooper is appointed Severn Vale District Coroner, she’s hoping for a quiet life and space to recover from a traumatic divorce, but the office she inherits from the recently deceased Harry Marshall contains neglected files hiding dark secrets and a trail of buried evidence. Could the tragic death in custody of a young boy be linked to the apparent suicide of a teenage prostitute and the fate of Marshall himself? Jenny’s curiosity is aroused. Why was Marshall behaving so strangely before he died? What injustice was he planning to uncover? And what caused his abrupt change of heart? In the face of powerful and sinister forces determined to keep both the truth hidden and the troublesome coroner in check, Jenny embarks on a lonely and dangerous one woman crusade for justice which threatens not only her career but also her sanity.

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Summary

Summary

When lawyer Jenny Cooper is appointed Severn Vale District Coroner, she’s hoping for a quiet life and space to recover from a traumatic divorce, but the office she inherits from the recently deceased Harry Marshall contains neglected files hiding dark secrets and a trail of buried evidence. Could the tragic death in custody of a young boy be linked to the apparent suicide of a teenage prostitute and the fate of Marshall himself? Jenny’s curiosity is aroused. Why was Marshall behaving so strangely before he died? What injustice was he planning to uncover? And what caused his abrupt change of heart? In the face of powerful and sinister forces determined to keep both the truth hidden and the troublesome coroner in check, Jenny embarks on a lonely and dangerous one woman crusade for justice which threatens not only her career but also her sanity.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This big, well-executed debut novel from screenwriter and producer M. R. Hall has meaty characters and a chewy plot in the Lynda La Plante style…Hall expertly prevents the plot from teetering over into implausibility.” The Guardian (UK)

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Author

Author Bio: M. R. Hall

Author Bio: M. R. Hall

M. R. Hall is a screenwriter, producer, and former criminal barrister. Educated at Hereford Cathedral School and Worcester College, Oxford, he lives in Monmouthshire, England, with his wife and two sons.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 12.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English