Since Tana French's marvelous Dublin Murder Squad novels have different protagonists, it makes sense that their audio versions are handled by different actors. In the newest entry, Hilda Fay gives a keenly considered performance in the voice of Antoinette Conway, the much-harassed only woman on the Murder Squad. Conway is often her own worst enemy, but that is not to say she does not face some serious and devious undermining as she works to resolve what looks like a routine domestic case, but isn't. Subtle distinctions among Irish accents play a fascinating part in Fay's performance. Only one character, Detective Breslin, has a speech pattern that seems made of spare parts, and this does little to distract from the power and pleasure of the overall experience. B.G. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2016]
Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9780735288683 $55.00 Eighteen CDs
DD ISBN 9780735288690 $30.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2016
CD ISBN 9780735288706 $55.00 Eighteen CDs
DD ISBN 9780735288713 $95.00
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