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Based on the reviews I have read about this book I was expecting a post WWI Rector and his daughter solve a cozy British mystery. It isn't that at all. The story is set during the Regency Period around the Napoleonic Wars--early 1800s. It is a wonderful period mystery with terrific characters, village intrigue and loads of fun interaction and insight. The narrator has a slow drawn out sort of voice which added to the feel of the era and the suspense and drama. The author paints every scene with just enough information to transport the reader back in time. To me it proved an excellent diversion that gained speed gradually and held my attention to the last word. I've done some checking and it is the first book of a new series--book two is due out in December 2014. Can't wait to see what happens next.
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What made the experience of listening to Death Comes to the Village the most enjoyable?
Susannah Tyrrell was wonderful. She made all the characters come to life. It felt as if you knew them. He accent was perfect for this story. The story was fun. Can't wait for the next book.
What other book might you compare Death Comes to the Village to and why?
It reminds me of Agatha Christi books.
Which character – as performed by Susannah Tyrrell – was your favorite?
I liked the main character
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
Warm and Intriguing with a since of humor. Fun mystery.
Any additional comments?
If I don't like the narrator I cannot listen to the book. I found Susannah Tyrrell voice very soothing and sophisticated. I loved her voice. She was perfect for this book. I am looking for more stories read by her.
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