Miriama McDowell and Richard Te Are take listeners on a journey to present-day Auckland, New Zealand, where they follow Maori detective Hana Westerman as she races against time to solve a series of gruesome murders that are linked to the country's violent colonial past. The use of two narrators helps listeners differentiate the different viewpoints and strengthens the intensity of the story. The author uses many Maori words and phrases, which both narrators pronounce with ease, giving an authentic backdrop while not detracting from the pacing or heightening suspense. The result is a rich combination of a high-tension thriller combined with interesting and sometimes uncomfortable insights into Maori history and culture. K.J.P. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2023]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2023
CD ISBN 9781705087640 $79.75 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798212412001 $41.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781705087664 $29.99
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