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Siren Song

(Song Circle #2)

3.56  ·  Rating details ·  32 ratings  ·  5 reviews

When the luxury yacht Helen Brooks was last seen on is found abandoned amid the treacherous marshlands of the Humber Estuary, foul play is suspected. However, in the absence of a body, nothing can be proven. The owner of the yacht, ambitious businessman Simon Fowler, seems unprepared even to offer any sort of explanation as to what Helen was doing on board.

A year later

Kindle Edition, 532 pages
Published September 4th 2008 by Transworld Digital (first published 2004)
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Oct 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The second "Song" in a trilogy of novels featuring Hull based, private investigator, Leo Rivers, by Robert Edric. The book follows "Cradle Song" in the sequence. Rivers is a thorn in the side of the police as he takes up the case of Alison Brooks. A girl who allegedly drowned. Rivers is hired by the mother of the girl who disappeared. Rivers also has an affair with his client's daughter.

The more we read, the more we discover how much everyone is unreliable. What happened to the young woman who d
Jul 25, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Realistic crime novel about a murky underworld, corruption, and complicity. Once again Leo Rivers is unable to solve the crime and with so many unanswered questions, this story is ultimately about revenge.
Christine Blake
Jun 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
A complex, satisfying tale about seeking the truth, finding peace and taking revenge. Some of these achieved more successfully than others. I really like Leo Rivers as a character and will be picking up the third volume in the Song Cycle in the not too distance future I'm sure ...more
Jan 11, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime
Was recommended this trilogy they are set in Hull (where I am from). Good from the nostalgia angle but not really my sort of book.
Vilmos Kondor
May 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Song-trilogy is one of the biggest achievements of contemporary PI crime fiction. Not in England only but on English language as well. Damn good.
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Robert Edric (b. 1956) is the pseudonym of Gary Edric Armitage, a British novelist born in Sheffield.

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  • Cradle Song
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