The Back Road : DCI Tom Douglas

  • by Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by Penny McDonald
  • Series: DCI Tom Douglas
  • 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A girl lies close to death in a deserted lane.
A driver drags her body to the side of the road.
A shadowy figure hides in the trees, watching.
For Ellie Saunders last night’s hit and run on the back road could destroy everything she has....
Ellie’s new neighbour, former Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas has moved to the village for some peace and quiet, but as he is drawn into the web of deceit his every instinct tells him that what happened that night was more than a tragic accident.


What the Critics Say

"There are red herrings galore in this well scripted plot and even when you think you have the story sussed, Abbott throws a spanner into the works … a refreshingly original read" (Crime Fiction Lover blog)
"Not only is it tightly plotted, with intricate twists and turns, the writing is also of the highest standard" (What am I reading blog)
"This is a tightly written psychological thriller" (Amazon top 500 reviewer)


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Customer Reviews

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Too much going on

Although I do love 'twists & turns, there was just too much going on here which, for me, meant the plot lost credibility.
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- Christine Fletcher

A road full of twists and turns

It was hard to get into this book at first but I was rewarded by sticking with it. It all started coming together one DCI Tom Douglas got involved and I love how it all unraveled. Lots of twists and turns on the particular "back road" and so easy to relate to the cringe worthy and frustrating truisms of how we humans relate
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-08-2014
  • Publisher: Oakhill Publishing