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The Merchant's House

Written by: Kate Ellis
Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
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DS Wesley Peterson, newly arrived in the West Country town of Tradmouth, has his hands full when a child goes missing and a young woman is brutally murdered on a lonely cliff path.

Then his old friend, archaeologist Neil Watson, unearths the skeletons of a strangled woman and a newborn baby in the cellar of an ancient merchant's house nearby. As the investigation continues, Wesley begins to suspect that these deaths, centuries apart, may be linked by age-old motives of jealousy, a sexual obsession and desperate longing. And the pressure is on if he is going to prevent a further tragedy....

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Boring and dated.

Very dull, predictable story. Narrator unable to do the accents described, e.g. Liverpudlian, as in The Beatles. He didn't even try, just did a generic Northern accent. Don't waste your credits.