Killed at the Whim of a Hat : Jimm Juree

  • by Colin Cotterill
  • Narrated by Jeany Park
  • Series: Jimm Juree
  • 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jimm Juree was a crime reporter for the Chiang Mai Daily Mail with a somewhat eccentric family. When she is forced to follow her family to a rural village on the coast of Southern Thailand, she’s convinced her career—maybe her life—is over. So when a van containing the skeletal remains of two hippies is inexplicably unearthed in a local farmer’s field, Jimm is thrilled. Shortly thereafter an abbot at a local Buddhist temple is viciously murdered.
Suddenly Jimm’s new life becomes somewhat more promising—and a lot more deadly. And if Jimm is to unravel the inexplicable events, it will take luck, perseverance, and the help of her entire family.

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What the Critics Say

“Cotterill understands people and writes subtle humor like a master.” (Library Journal)
“May be the best new international mystery series since the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.” (Booklist)
“Cotterill’s excellent first in a new series . . . combines a wry narrative voice with an appealing picture of a world unfamiliar to most Americans.” (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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delighted...

Because I had read all Cotterill's "Dr. Siri" series and loved every one for its humor and wonderful characters, I hesitated to listen to the first of this new series believing I would be disappointed. The opposite happened and I was delighted with his fresh characters and relieved that he continues to construct a good mystery laced with lots of humor. It's a four star mystery with an extra star for all the other goodies.
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- Bobbie

Good book, bad narrator

I like the author (Dr. Siri Paiboun series) and the book very much, but the narrator is very boring.
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- Nora Ott

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2011
  • Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books