Green for Danger Audiobook Cover

Green for Danger

Derek Perkins

Discover the gripping world of 'Green for Danger', an audiobook set in World War II England. As German V-1 rockets rain down on the English countryside, an unexpected murder takes place in a military hospital. Doctor Barnes finds himself embroiled in a web of suspicion and must navigate a nest of jealousy, indiscretion, and bitterness. With the talented narration by HighBridge, this audiobook is a must-listen for fans of wartime mysteries and thrilling suspense. Immerse yourself in the tense atmosphere and unravel the puzzle to uncover the truth.

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The Intrigue of 'Green for Danger'

If you're a fan of gripping World War II mysteries, then 'Green for Danger' is the audiobook for you. Set in England during the height of the war, this intriguing tale takes us inside a military hospital where danger lurks in unexpected places.

The Setting

The story unfolds against the backdrop of German V-1 rockets raining down on the English countryside. The people working in the military hospital must not only grapple with the horrors of war but also with the constant fear and uncertainty that the bombings bring.

The author, Christianna Brand, masterfully creates a tense and atmospheric atmosphere, transporting readers to the heart of wartime England. Her attention to detail is remarkable, making it easy to visualize the hospital, its patients, and the surrounding wartime chaos.

The Plot

At the center of the story is Doctor Barnes, a skilled surgeon who finds himself in a perilous situation when a routine surgery takes a dark turn. As he prepares to operate on a postman with a broken leg, the patient suddenly dies under mysterious circumstances.

The unexpected death raises suspicions, and a coroner's inquest is called. Detective Inspector Cockrill of Scotland Yard is assigned to investigate the case and soon finds himself immersed in a web of jealousy, indiscretion, and bitterness among the hospital staff.

With each revelation, the suspense grows, and readers are left guessing who among the doctors and nurses could be the murderer. Brand's ability to construct puzzles keeps readers on the edge of their seats, eagerly turning the pages to unravel the mystery.

Character Development

Brand skillfully develops a wide range of characters, each with their own secrets and motivations. Doctor Barnes, with a history of lost patients, has the most at stake, desperately hoping to avoid more trouble. The other hospital staff members, too, come to life with their quirks and flaws, making them both relatable and suspicious.

As readers delve deeper into the story, they begin to question the intentions and trustworthiness of each character. The psychological intrigue keeps the suspense alive throughout the audiobook, ensuring there is never a dull moment.

The Audiobook Experience

The 'Green for Danger' audiobook is brought to life by the talented team at HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books. The narration is top-notch, capturing the essence of each character and heightening the tension of the plot.

Listening to the audiobook allows for an immersive experience, as the narration adds another layer of depth to the story. The skilled voice actors transport listeners to 1940s England, making it feel as though they are right there in the midst of the wartime turmoil.

Final Thoughts

'Green for Danger' is a captivating and suspenseful audiobook that will keep you hooked from beginning to end. Christianna Brand's masterful storytelling and the excellent narration by HighBridge make for an unforgettable listening experience.

Whether you're a fan of wartime mysteries or simply enjoy a good thriller, this audiobook is a must-listen. So sit back, relax, and let 'Green for Danger' transport you to the gripping world of World War II England.

Additional Info

Book Name: Green for Danger
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Christianna Brand
Narrators: Derek Perkins
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 7H7M
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Language: English
Publish Date: 2021-12-28
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the title of the book?

Green for Danger

Who is the author of the book?

Christianna Brand

Who is the publisher of the book?

HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

What is the setting of the book?

A military hospital in World War II England

What is the main plot of the book?

A murder mystery in a military hospital during the war

Who is Inspector Cockrill?

Scotland Yard detective investigating the murder

What are some themes of the book?

Jealousy, suspicion, secrets, law enforcement

What is unique about this book?

It features a closed-circle mystery and a plot twist

Has the book been adapted into a film?

Yes, in 1946

Who would enjoy reading this book?

Fans of suspenseful historical mysteries


9 reviews for this audiobook
  • Ju
    Julia 05-Oct-2023

    I couldn't put this audiobook down! The suspense had me on the edge of my seat.

  • Ma
    Mark 10-Oct-2023

    Green for Danger is a thrilling and engaging mystery that kept me guessing until the very end.

  • Sa
    Sarah 24-Oct-2023

    Christianna Brand knows how to write a gripping story. Green for Danger is a must-listen for mystery lovers.

  • Mi
    Mike 14-Nov-2023

    I loved the unique setting of this audiobook. The hospital backdrop added an extra layer of intrigue.

  • Em
    Emily 12-Dec-2023

    The narrator did an excellent job bringing the characters to life. It felt like I was right there in the story.

  • Da
    David 16-Jan-2024

    Green for Danger had me hooked from the very beginning. The plot twists and turns kept me on my toes.

  • Je
    Jennifer 22-Jan-2024

    I've listened to many audiobooks in the mystery genre, but Green for Danger stands out as one of the best.

  • Ja
    Jason 29-Jan-2024

    Christianna Brand's writing style is captivating. I was completely immersed in the story.

  • Mi
    Michelle 25-Mar-2024

    The pacing of Green for Danger is perfect. It keeps you engaged without rushing through important details.

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