Shades of Murder

  • by Ann Granger
  • Narrated by Judith Boyd
  • 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The two elderly sisters of the Oakley family live in poverty in an ancient mansion and have decided to sell up to live comfortably from the profits. However, things become more complicated when a young Polish man appears claiming rights to half the fortune. When he dies in circumstances familiar to the Oakley family, the sisters are haunted by the shadow of crime, and Superintendent Markby must look back at the events of a century ago to find the killer.

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What the Critics Say

"An engaging cozy, as always." (Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

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Delicious Murder Mystery

This is my favorite Ann Granger mystery. It is a simply delicious village cozy featuring an old deteriorating estate house, poison, a mysterious relative and murder. Great fun.
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- Margaret H

A quiet story in a quiet place

I've listened to 3 stories by this author, and this was in the middle in terms of my pleasure in it. The story itself is fairly tame, with a mystery that's interesting without being compelling. I enjoyed getting to know some of the characters. I have problems with this narrator -- find the voice hard to follow, and a bit too distracting, and I didn't care for her accent when reading the villain's parts.
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- Eileen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-25-2007
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks