Hotel Paradise : Emma Graham

  • by Martha Grimes
  • Narrated by Robin Miles
  • Series: Emma Graham
  • 15 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Internationally acclaimed Martha Grimes once again turns her hand to crafting a story of such rich atmosphere and intricate suspense that she transports the listener to a world unlike any other. A once-fashionable, now fading resort hotel. A spinster aunt living in an attic. Dirt roads that lead to dead ends. A house full of secrets and old, dusty furnishings, uninhabited for almost half a century. A 12-year-old girl with a passion for double-chocolate ice cream sodas, and decaying lakefronts, and an obsession with the death by drowning of another young girl, 40 years before.
Like all important events in the past, there are repercussions and ramifications in the present. In the world as seen by Martha Grimes, those repercussions simmer and seethe and wind their way through hearts and souls. The ramifications can be subtle. Or exhilarating. Passionate. And they can also be deadly.
Hotel Paradise is a delicate yet excruciating view of the pettiness and cruelty of small town America. It is a look at the difficult decisions a young girl must make on her way to becoming an adult and the choices she must make between right and wrong, between love and truth, between life and death. It is a novel with extraordinary range and depth that ultimately becomes a thrilling morality play.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Took a while, but ...

Enjoyed the book after I got into it. Emma is a busy young girl solving mysteries and very determined at that! She doesn't give up, even though people think she's wasting her time. The narration was good and kept me interested. Recommended!
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- MS "I like historical, southern books - southern accents, antiques - The Ole' West, Ghost Towns, Victorian Era, Southern Humor!!"

Top notch!

Completely engaging. I loved it, and am eager to listen to each volume in the series!
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- suzjohnson

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-16-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios