The way they turn out mass murderers, it’s a wonder there’s anyone left alive in Sweden. Lucky for us Lars Kepler is one of them. (Well two of them; it’s a husband/wife collaboration.) THE FIRE WITNESS will have you from the first mashed skull to the final excruciating confrontation between innocents and evil. It’s the kind of jet-propelled read that leads to making squirrelly excuses to get back to your earbuds. (No, really, I’m happy to wash the dishes. No, don’t help, please.) Mark Bramhall gives a faultless, taut, and sympathetic performance, and that coupled with complex but controlled and fast-paced plotting and a silky-smooth translation makes this a completely absorbing production. Bramhall’s timbre is attractively roughened, and his range of character voices is truly impressive. B.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2013]
Trade Ed. Macmillan Audio 2013
CD ISBN 978-1-4272-3156-7 $39.99 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4272-3157-4 $23.99
Library Ed. Macmillan Audio 2013
DD ISBN 978-1-4272-3656-2 $69.99
Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.
Thank you for contacting us!
Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!