Yes. I read and loved the print version years ago and was delighted to find an old friend in the Audible library. I have been an avid reader all my life, but find that I enjoy audio books even more than print - especially when they are done well, as this one is.
The mystery is good and keeps the reader guessing and suspecting first one and then another until the very end, but the true charm is in Professor Shandy himself. His over-the-top reaction to the demands to decorate his house for Christmas have been a favorite memory of mine for years. If it seems a little harsh, this is quickly balanced by his remorse when he realizes the aftermath of his action - as well as his fear of the reprisals that are likely to come his way.
I will definitely listen to this and all of the Longmire series again. Craig Johnson gives us wonderful characters with savvy and humor, then George Guidall brings them to life. Finishing the latest book in the series has left me feeling like my best friends have gone on a long trip and I can't wait for them to get back
I sometimes have a suspect in mind - and sometimes it is the right one, but I never really know until the last minute. There are always plot twists that I don't expect.
I love audio books in general because they make the book come more alive for me. George Guidall is an exceptionally fine reader. His voices leave no doubt as to which character is talking and each voice is rich and fits perfectly with the character it portrays.
If you love Westerns, you'll love this one.
I love all of the In Death books and this is one of my favorites. Susan Ericksen IS the voice of Dallas and Roarke. She was great in the first book and gets better every time. Each character has a distinct and instantly recognizable voice. I can't imagine one of these books without her.
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