I watched a Ms. Fisher program on PBS and thoroughly enjoyed it. I then downloaded this book and the narrator completely turned me off. So much so that I could not get past the first five minutes.
Ms. Greenwood's books are very entertaining and enjoyable, but they needs and deserve a better narrator.
Enjoyed the story, characters, the narrator and the plot; however, some scenes were just a tad too graphic for my taste. Sometimes it is better to imagine a scene or action rather than to have it spelled out in such detail.
Ms. Hickson was a wonderful actor and I have enjoyed many of her performances, especially as Ms. Marple. However, as a narrator she, unfortunately, falls short. Thankfully the second book was narrated by Mr. Fraser who is an excellent narrator and I thoroughly enjoyed his reading.
I've enjoyed Marsh's other novels, but this one was very difficult to get into. I lean toward British mysteries, as their plots have many twists and turns and always keeps one thinking; however, I found this to be a very slow and not very interesting. Also, although I have enjoyed Saxon's narration of other books, this, in my opinion, was not his best.
I was so looking forward to this book - and then the narrators began - they all were so hurried in their reading it seemed like they couldn't wait to finish.
Ms. Rosenblat reads at just the right pace for Mrs. Pollifax, and gives the right tone and inflection to all the other characters in the story.
I just listened to a few minutes of this book and then turned to another Gilman novel, which is being read wonderfully by Ms. Rosenblat.
Mrs. Pollifax is a wonder - like Ms. Marple people dismiss her and then she totally outwits and out maneuvers her adversaries as well as her associates. Ms. Rosenblat's narration is excellent, as usual. I am never disappointed with any of her readings. A series well worth listening and hopefully Ms. Gilman's heirs will allow all of her books to be available on Audible.
I have listened to and/or read every book written by Simon Brett. His plots are great, his descriptions vivid, especially when he narrates. A must read for every Mystery aficionado.
Harry Bosch is never boring and Connelly is a master in keeping your attention. The minute I see a Connelly book I automatically download it, and I have never been disappointed. I hope that he continue to write Bosch novels and that Cariou continues to narrate his work -both great.
I agree- give us more Sefton!! Ms. Sefton's mysteries are very easy reading and listening, but at the same time keeps one guessing. All of her books are very descriptive especially her "Knitting" series. As a knitter I wish I could find a shop like the one she describes. I especially like the reader and look for her narration in choosing an audible.
Pease obtain series 2 through 8. I've already contacted Audible and received a prompt reply as to why only two have been read. Please keep trying to get the publisher to release more.
I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the Anna Pigeon series, but it took me a few chapters to get into this story. It was a great departure from the usual story line; however, once in it was difficult to stop listening.
Also, Joyce Bean did a excellent job on the voices and the very unusual characters in the story.
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