Death Was the Other Woman

CD - unabridged
Audio (6 discs)
Product Number: BL700
Released: Jan 08, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781423349693
Narrator/s: Joyce Bean
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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In Depression-era Los Angeles, Kitty Pangborn becomes secretary to P.I. Dexter Theroux. The mistress of one of L.A.s most corrupt businessmen has asked Dex to tail her lover, and Kitty goes along for the ride. When they discover a corpse, only to have it disappear, Kitty begins to realize theres more to this story than jealousy. Unabridged. 6 CDs.

Professional reviews

"This 1930s noir drama is a nod to a time when men wore hats and women were dames. The hero, a private detective, naturally, drinks too much but gets the job done. More importantly, he's smart enough to hire a brilliant girl Friday, the one who really keeps the operation running. She's also the narrator of the story--through the voice of reader Joyce Bean. Bean does the right thing by playing it straight. There are even some faint tremors in her voice as she tells the story of a murdered businessman whom everyone wanted dead. Fun book, worth a listen. M.S. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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