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Publisher's Summary

Ixora Ishikawa (female lead character) and James Anthony Nicholas Taylor III (male lead character) are detectives in the small, quiet town of Tylerville, Texas. Humdrum country life comes to a screeching halt when a teenager is found stabbed to death with a Scottish Claymore. It is up to Ishikawa and Taylor to find out who is responsible.... But what other things will they uncover in the process?
©2014 Annabeth Penelope Gambrell (P)2014 Annabeth Penelope Gambrell
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5 out of 5 stars
By Taylor on 10-15-14

Wonderful read!

Any additional comments?

The Sword is a murder-mystery set in a small town in Texas. Ixora and Jant are the two detectives who must solve the case of a young man who was murdered by a sword. Ixora is a unique character because of her heritage and personality and the story is told from her perspective. She is kind of a tomboy and has a Goth style which makes it hard for her to be accepted by her co-workers. I thought the narrator did a great job speaking as her and I enjoyed the many different voices she gave the characters. Especially the ones who talked with a Texas accent. There is more sex in this book than I was expecting because Ixora and Jant are not just partners, but lovers too. I hope the author writes a follow-up and we can learn more about Jant.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Svoboda on 10-12-14

a really good read...

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend the book to my friends because I really enjoyed it - the author's style was great, the plot - fascinating and the characters intrigued me.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked how it developed and the main characters - how they were...introduced and how the plot line twisted.

Have you listened to any of Kamryn Russell’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I haven't listened.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes, it was, definetly.

Any additional comments?

I really loved the book. The author really has talent and I hope to read more of her works in the future. Her characters were original, fresh, and I really enjoyed the whole experience.

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