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The Main Line Murders [Kindle Edition]

Sonia Kilvington
2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

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The Main Line Murders - New Edition 2013

Two bodies are found on the railway line near Cramwell Station. The local press name the case, "The Main Line Murders". It is the first recorded case of a serial killer in Old Cramwell, a northern English seaside town in flux, between its industrial past and regenerated future. The first victim is an elegantly dressed woman whose head is so badly crushed it is impossible to identify her from dental records.
As the investigation becomes more complex, Flynn believes the key to solving the case could lie in the dark, secret past of Brampton Psychiatric Hospital. With four possible suspects and a deadly, psychotic killer on the loose, will DI Flynn and his team discover the truth in time to save the next victim?

Reviews
“It reminded me of Waking the Dead. I recommend it." Alex Andreou - The Editor, Larnaca News
“I found the novel to be intriguing, well written & very interesting & captivating when trying to work out the relationships between the characters & ultimately who committed the murders. For a thought provoking yet generally ‘light read’ I would definitely recommend this book"
- Daxi magazine

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 378 KB
  • Print Length: 202 pages
  • Publisher: Seventh Sense (16 Dec 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0058PE1PW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #168,523 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Sonia Kilvington is a writer living and working in the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. She has published many articles, travel features, short stories, interviews and poetry in glossy magazines across the island and also in Britain.
She currently works as a journalist on Status, a glossy Russian/Cypriot magazine, and is an associate writer of the business magazine, Legacy, for the Prestige group based in Limassol.
The Main Line Murders is her first mystery novel which introduces the character of DI Flynn.
The second novel in the series (to be released shortly), is Buried In The Hills - an exciting thriller set in a sleepy Cypriot village of Vorokvadia.


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Comments concerning Sonia Kilvingtons book. 7 Jan 2013
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This book is highly confusing. More than once it was unclear who the person concerned was, Julia would become Jennifer on the next page whilst describing a single event. It was quite clear that the book had NOT been proofread. Words missing or appearing twice in the same phrase, transposing of words causing them to be in the wrong place, persistent mis-spelling. A competet proof reader would have improved matters. Lastly it was not clear what the story line was about.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Main Line Murders 7 Aug 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
For a first novel The Main Line Murders was a good read. Sure there were a few small spelling mistakes but it didn't take away the enjoyment of the book. I look forward to Sonia's next 'crime', hopefully a sequel featuring D.I Flynn.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent debut novel 9 May 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
To really "get into " a novel,one has to be gripped from the very start , and this is precisely what this novel does. The characters are well developed and believable ,and the action fast. D.I.Flynn and his team have a tough job on their hands as they set out to discover the perpetrator of the horrific murders which have been carried out on their patch. They are not helped by the fact that one of the first victims has been so seriously disfigured that even dental records cannot be utilised to help with an identification. I enjoyed the book, and I wish Ms Kilvington continued success.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Tedious 4 Jan 2013
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Very slow story. The murder mystery I expected never materialized. There were a few dead bodies along the way but that particular story line seemed to be more of an afterthought. The focus of the book were several relationships none of which I found very believable. The storylines were very incoherent and recurring spelling and grammatical mistakes made reading the book a chore.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars The Main LIne Murders 4 Jan 2013
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This book really needs editing. The story line did not flow and the characters were weak. Very disappointed with the first book I Ever read on kindle. Would not recommend this book to anyone.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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I found this book really frustrating, so much so that this is the first time I've written a review. It sounded promising and I got into the story fairly easily but once more and more characters were included into David and Julia's lives the less detail was given about histories/characters/sub-plots. I ended up not really caring about what happened to anyone as the characters were very two dimensional, which is a shame because the bones of a good story are there but the whole book just felt rushed.

The book left me with far too many questions and the main theme of the actual murders was too diluted by other stories of alcoholism, domestic violence, workplace politics, difficult family relationships, psychological disorders...the list goes on.

Really disappointing and I probably won't bother with future books from the author. There are much better crime thrillers out there!!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Main line murder 29 Jan 2013
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Good read. Storyline complicated but well presented. The police characters were well researched and portrayed well. Could have been a bit longer.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars MAIN LINE INTRIGUE 7 Jan 2013
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A goo d plot with twists and turns. An enjoyable read. I would recommend this book
To all budding sleuths.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed
Plot had a lot of potential, but needed better proof checking and didn't flow as well as I would have liked. Shame really.
Published 26 days ago by ruth shaw
1.0 out of 5 stars Very poorly written and researched.
Obviously hadn't been proof read,missing words,spelling mistakes,poor punctuation etc.
Mistakes such as yellow crime scene tape, British police use blue and white and we have... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Kevin Hampton
5.0 out of 5 stars a must
simply tense and thrilling book one you cant put down , well thought out story , enjoyed the whole experience of reading it.
Published 6 months ago by chris .rose
1.0 out of 5 stars Thank goodness it was free
The prologue was the best bit though it did go downhill from there on.
Too many characters, not to mention spelling mistakes, poor grammar and characters be owning jumbled up. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Steve
3.0 out of 5 stars This DEFINITELY hasn't been proof read...
Firstly, regarding the novel itself; good plot, although the intertwining of so many characters becomes confusing towards the end. Overall, enjoyable. Read more
Published 14 months ago by natgibbo
5.0 out of 5 stars Main lIne murders
Enjoyed this book. Good read kept me interested. Will look for this author again. That's all I have to say
Published 15 months ago by Fiona Emms
1.0 out of 5 stars Its a soap..
Almost half way through I just had to give up.

The Main Line Murders?

A couple of train journeys and a large dollop of soap opera not relevant to the... Read more
Published 17 months ago by Martin McCaffrey
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
Brilliant book Keeps you wanting to finish the book I haven't read any of this authors before was pleasantly surprised
Published 18 months ago by Diane
1.0 out of 5 stars THE MAIN LINE MURDERS
An awful book with characters that lack credibility. Badly written with too many spelling mistakes, grammatical errors and missing words.
Published 18 months ago by reader
4.0 out of 5 stars Sonia Kilvington
It took a few pages but the more I read the more you come in to the story with the diffrent caracters and you not know straight away who done it due to the turns in the story. Read more
Published 18 months ago by Monique
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