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Killer Jam Audiobook

Killer Jam

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Publisher's Summary

When Houston reporter Lucy Resnick cashes in her retirement to buy her grandmother's farm in Buttercup, Texas, she's looking forward to a simple life as a homesteader. But Lucy has barely finished putting up her first batch of Killer Dewberry Jam when an oil exploration truck rolls up to the farm and announces plans to replace her broccoli patch with an oil derrick. Two days later, Nettie Kocurek, the woman who ordered the drilling, turns up dead at the Founders' Day Festival with a bratwurst skewer through her heart and one of Lucy's jam jars beside her...and the sheriff fingers Lucy as the prime suspect.

Horrified, Lucy begins to talk to Nettie's neighbors, but the more she gets to know the townspeople, the more she realizes she's not the only one who had a beef with Nettie. Can she clear her name, or will her dream life turn into a nightmare?

©2015 Karen MacInerney (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Beatrice Houston, TX, United States 07-30-15
    Beatrice Houston, TX, United States 07-30-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great New Series"

    This was an enjoyable cozy mystery with well plotted and realistic characters and an interesting story line. I look forward to reading the next book in this series.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    A Craft 09-07-16
    A Craft 09-07-16
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    "i want more of this"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Killer Jam to be better than the print version?

    This was a funny, easy listening and very entertaining story. I want more of these books on here! She captured my attention and kept me guessing until the end.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Killer Jam?

    Killer in the Jam tent.


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

    It took me a few days, who can sit for 5 or more hours to listen?


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Keith 10-23-16
    Keith 10-23-16
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    "Good book"

    I enjoyed reading this book. Good plot, colorful characters and typical ending. There really wasn't anything to set it apart from other murder mysteries.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Paula Smith Richton, Mississippi 07-05-16
    Paula Smith Richton, Mississippi 07-05-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Wanting a farm of my own"

    I really enjoyed this book and wish there were more based on this character. It was a well thought out and well written book. The characters were well developed and the plot was well rounded. I enjoyed the farm theme since I am so wanting one of my own!

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    Shannon McNeal 05-27-16
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    "killer jam"

    his book was exciting from beginning to end worth the hours of listening. The people are caring they will help each other.




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    Rusty 04-09-16
    Rusty 04-09-16 Member Since 2016

    Good Books Don't Promote Violence

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    "Strong but Flat"

    I liked the way Lucy and her friend Quinn were portrayed as smart, strong and resourceful women in the thirties. Unfortunately, the rest of the Buttercup, Texas residents seemed rather flat, when I was hoping for warm, eccentric and funny.

    The mystery was pretty well constructed, the descriptions of "homesteading" were interesting, and there was very little swearing or sexual content. The only graphic violence occurred in scenes when Quinn and Lucy had to protect themselves from violent men.

    I'm glad the author choose to make Quinn's abusive ex-husband character realistic, rather than romantic, and not glamourizing domestic abuse. In far too many recent romances, the man who beats, rapes and tortures women is touted as the hero.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Cathie Byers 01-10-16
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    "Action mystery book"

    I listened to this book all day. It was exciting and it had more than one story line to follow. This writer is very good at combining story lines together and keeping you interested. I really enjoyed it and will read more from this author.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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