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INDEPENDENCE SQUARE Arkady Renko in Ukraine; Arkady Renko, Book 10

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Jeremy Bobb

Mystery & Suspense • 5.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Jeremy Bobb provides an exceptional narration of Smith's latest Arkady Renko procedural. Detective Renko, who originally appeared in GORKY PARK, is tasked with finding a missing woman who may have been persecuted for her anti-government political stance. Meanwhile, Renko is facing the loss of Tatiana, his lover, who has left him. Renko is also facing early stages of Parkinson's disease, a development that forces him to question his purpose in life. The action occurs against the backdrop of Putin's aggressive moves toward Ukraine, giving a tone of real-time urgency to the proceedings. Bobb's performance embraces the audiobook's noir tone, providing a weathered, world-weary pacing to the proceedings while deftly handling the various Russian accents. He gives the characters both the requisite hardened outlook and heart. S.P.C. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2023]

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2023

CD ISBN 9781797156798 $32.99 • Five CDs

DD ISBN 9781797156804 $19.99

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