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Bite into this delectable collection of "whodunits" from some of today's hottest mystery writers. Whet your appetite with Sara Paretsky's "Skin Deep," in which V.I. "Vic" Warshawski takes on a chi-chi salon after one of its clients turns up dead. For your next course, try Wendy Hornsby's award-winning "Nine Sons," a country schoolteacher's recollection of a gifted student whose farm life was more troubled than it seemed. And for dessert, treat yourself to Barbara Michaels's "The Runaway," which tells of 2 sisters who flee from home - and head straight into the arms of terror. Other menu choices include chilling delights from Loren D. Estleman, Joan Hess, Sharyn McCrumb, Marcia Muller, Barbara Paul, Nancy Pickard, and Bill Pronzini.
"The Man Who Loved Noir" Copyright ©1991 by Loren D. Estleman; "A Wee Doch and Doris" Copyright ©1990 by Sharyn McCrumb; "Death of a Romance Writer" Copyright ©1988 by Joan Hess; "Skin Deep" Copyright ©1986 by Sara Paretsky; "The Runaway" Copyright ©1992 by Barbara Michaels; "Lazy Susan" by Nancy Pickard Copyright ©1992 by the Nancy Pickard Trust; "Appetites" by Barbara Paul Copyright ©1987 by Davis Publications, Inc.; "The Sanchez Sacraments" Copyright ©1985 by Marcia Muller; "A Killing in Xanadu" Copyright ©1980 by Bill Pronzini; "Nine Sons" Copyright ©1991 by Wendy Hornsby; Copyright (P)1993 by Dove Audio, Inc.
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By Charlene on 08-06-07

an ok listen

Some of the narrators are so flat that even in stories with only three characters, it was sometimes difficult to figure out which character was speaking. The stories themselves ranged from entertaining to predictable - but the narration was sometimes so irritating that it was difficult to notice the stories at all.

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By K on 04-14-10

Great First Listen

For anyone interested in crime, these short stories provide a great introduction to audiobooks showing a range of authors and narrators and how their stories can be transformed through the magic of audible. The stories are great too.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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