Murder Cuts the Mustard

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.20 hours)
Product Number: Z15117
Released: Feb 01, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781980022435
Narrator/s: Barbara Rosenblat
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In the lean years following World War I, brash American adventuress Beryl Halliwell and prim and proper Brit Edwina Davenport form a private inquiry agency to make ends meet, hoping that crime does indeed pay . . . The latest occurrence to disturb the peace in the quaint English village of Walmsley Parva hits rather too close to home-in fact, the prime suspect has taken up residence in Edwina's potting shed. Her elderly gardener Simpkins has been secretly sleeping there after a row with his disreputable brother-in-law and housemate, Hector Lomax. When Hector is found murdered in the local churchyard, Constable Gibbs comes looking for Simpkins, who was last seen arguing with his kin in the pub the night before. Based on the sad state of her garden, Edwina has grave doubts that the shiftless Simpkins could muster the effort to murder anyone. The two sleuths throw themselves into weeding out suspects and rooting out the real killer. But this is no garden variety murder. The discovery of a valuable ring, a surprise connection to Colonel Kimberly's Condiment Company, and a second homicide all force Beryl and Edwina to play catch-up as they relish the chance to contain the culprit . . .


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Murder Cuts the Mustard
Product Number: BX00083790
Product Number:CM0677
Product Number:Z15117

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Author(s): Jessica Ellicott
Narrator(s): Barbara Rosenblat
Product Number CM0677
Released: Feb 27, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781980022282
Author(s): Jessica Ellicott
Product Number EB00753305
Released: Oct 29, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Kensington Books
ISBN: #9781496710550

Professional reviews

"Beryl and Edwina become embroiled in another homicide, this time close to home, in a stellar performance by narrator Barbara Rosenblat. Upon the murder of a local miscreant, the police arrest a fellow deadbeat, but the man's young son, the village newspaper boy, hires Beryl and Edwina to prove his father's innocence. In her performance, Rosenblat ingeniously shifts among the staid, proper Edwina, the adventurously flamboyant Beryl, and the many residents of Walmsly Parva. In addition to depicting the personalities of each character, Rosenblat clearly communicates their social statuses. This audiobook is tremendously enhanced by Rosenblat's narration. V.M.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine"

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