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When a body is discovered at a popular Highland landmark, it seems like just another day on the job for DCI Jack Logan and his team. 

Except this body is missing a very vital component, and given its location - The Well of Seven Heads - it seems like someone is trying to send a message. But why? And to whom? 

With pressure mounting from his superiors, 600 teenagers baying for blood, and the press sniffing around for a scandal, the only chance Jack has of cracking his latest case is if he finds a way to keep the heid, while all around are losing theirs. 

Ahead of the Game is the 10th book from best-selling Scottish crime author, JD Kirk, and is perfect for fans of Ian Rankin, Stuart Macbride, and Val McDermid.

©2021 JD Kirk (P)2021 JD Kirk

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Ahead of the Game is Fantastic!

I've been listening to the DCI Logan series since it first came out and have loved every minute. JD Kirk is brilliant and Angus King is amazing! Although the series is a Crime Thriller, I have laughed my way through all of the character development and interactions with the team. This book; however, I almost cried. It was close, but Bob had me laughing again. Thank you and keep up the great work, please.

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a good story in the series

the narration was excellent as usual. some characters are just so hard to like and they keep coming back and they're not maturing. the story itself was an excellent idea with good pacing and some nice twists and turns put their seems to be a lot of unnecessary darkness that maybe it's just the author's MO....

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can't get enough

Loved this! this series has me hooked! Can't wait to start next book today!

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loved it

this one for me has been the best yet in terms of twists, turns, "didn't see that coming" and humor. I've listened to it back to back to catch what I missed the first time due to laughter. GREAT JOB!!!

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loving it

I am enjoying this series..and find I am fond if the characters.a very good read indeed

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Loved yet another JD Kirk Logan novel

Always a good read to escape into the Scottish Highlands with DI Logan. This was no exception. great narration, crazy twist I would have never in a million years seen coming. JD Kirk has a very warped and yet very entertaining mind. Keep them coming, and I'll keep buying them. As will the rest of us Logan lovers :)

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Can't wait for the next one!!

Great series, and I absolutely love the narration! I'd give it more stars if I could.

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Wonderful as always.....

loved it....Angus King is genius! more! More! More!.....Why no Audible on the two newest books??

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I wish I had something good to say

Apparently only those of Scottish descent can listen to this book. The narrator was so concerned with his accent that he forgot about the story. Seriously disappointed.

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disappointed

I'm hooked on this series and though this one had the winning elements of the ones before it wasn't as good.
The murder storyline just fell flat.
I love the characters of this series and hope there's going to be more.

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  • Sue P
  • 04-13-21

Absolutely brilliant 😱

Really enjoyed this book, the story is gripping, the main characters are funny at times and this just makes it even better, keeps you guessing all the way through, love this author and will definitely be getting more of their books As for the narrator just could not be any better, whole thing is great.

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  • Teresa evans
  • 04-13-21

Ahead of the game

Brilliant it is funny in parts I love the banter. Really grabs you can't wait till the next one. Narration was excellent.

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  • The Van G's
  • 04-11-21

Brilliant as usual

loved every single second. Loved the new twist with Olivia but am not sure about Oleg. Cannot wait for the next book. please release it SOON! P.S no one in the team must die! Thank you

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-05-21

Perfect

Another superb story, perfectly narrated by Angus King. Twists, turns, humour and sadness all included.

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  • Mary Henderson
  • 04-05-21

Another brilliant listen

I love this whole series. Brilliant Loads of dark laugh out loud Scottish humour, believable characters, brilliantly narrated.

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  • Megapixel
  • 04-03-21

Amazing writing

This series just gets better. The writing and delivery of the funnier bits had me in stiches.

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  • Travelling Listener
  • 04-02-21

I loved this! Even more than the others.

Brilliant and now very familiar characters.
Excellent narration.
Gripping story as ever - and love the twists in this.

JD Kirk is a brilliant storyteller.

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  • Fiona Evans
  • 04-15-21

Amazing

Another great book by JD KIRK absolutely loved it just as much as the previous ones.

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  • robkar
  • 04-14-21

Another “Page Turner”

Really been enjoying this series by JD Kirk. So glad to see the Bob Hoon character still lurking in the wings in the latest book. I found myself frequently laughing out loud on my early morning dog walks. Looking forward to the next book

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  • Mandy ryan
  • 03-25-21

Brilliant

I've just listened to the whole series of books consecutively and can honestly say they are up there with the best !
I'm going to miss DCI Jack Logan and his team and can't wait for the next installment .
I've laughed ..out loud whilst walking in the park, and cried and been totally engrossed , the story lines are brilliant and the narration the best I've ever listened to, 5 stars isn't enough , thankyou J D Kirk and Angus King

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  • Martine H
  • 03-23-21

JD Kirk’s best so far

I cannot get enough of DCI Logan! The best crime series I have read. The Character development, story, mystery but especially the humour make this series my favourite of all time. Crime is my go to genre however it’s often so serious and morose which can leave you a little deflated and exhausted . JD Kirk writes with balance which has you laughing out loud one minute and tearing up the next. The narration is on point and Angus King really understands the characters while expertly interpreting the writing through his narration. Every one of these novels leaves me wanting more and it’s tough to wait for the next! Totally binge worthy. Hurry up and write the next one JD!

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  • elizabeth b.
  • 03-29-21

Love this series

This is a series I adore. Great characters terrific Murders, read by a brilliant narrator Angus King. More please.

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  • DebManning
  • 03-29-21

love Jack Logan

I love these books. I love the Scottish humour of these caracthers , the thread through all the books is endearing and keeps me comming back for more . A wonderful 'family' of friends and colleagues.

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  • Fly London Lover
  • 03-24-21

I was not disappointed

Another superb DCI Jack Logan story.
Great twists and turns interspersed with brilliant humour.
I cannot wait for the next instalment.

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  • S K Newsome
  • 01-09-22

Entertaining

This series just gets better and better. Great story line with plenty of humour thrown in. As for the narrator, well he's just brilliant.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-21-21

great listening

still managed a few twists that were not expected, thanks for another good story in the series.

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  • carl
  • 10-05-21

Hopeless.

I purchased after reading good reviews. Who wrote these reviews Unable? Unable to finish, hopeless.

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  • Jodie Smith
  • 09-10-21

Best yet! Funny!

I am often laughing out loud while listening to these books. Character progression is brilliant. Bob Hune is hilarious. Getting the next book ready right now! Will be sad to finish the series

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  • Nichola Andison
  • 08-07-21

JD Kirk your talent is gift for so many. Thank you for sharing...

Absolutely hilarious. I enjoyed every minute of it.
I’d like to give a special thank you and much appreciation to all the stars that read the books made available by audible. Having poor sight it is a gift most precious.

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  • bonnie
  • 07-09-21

best ever

loved it all. great story line. Hoon is the best....all characters well done. this needs to be a mini series😁😁