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Mrs Pargeter's Principle Audiobook

Mrs Pargeter's Principle

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For Mrs Pargeter, it is a matter of principle that she should complete any of her late husband's unfinished business. Amongst his many bequests, perhaps the most valuable is his little black book, in which he listed all the people who ever worked for him, with details of their particular skill sets. This means that whenever Mrs P has a crime to solve, she can readily contact someone with the relevant expertise.

Attending the funeral of the respected Sir Normington Winthrop, because his name is in the book, Mrs Pargeter sets out to discover the connection between Sir Normington and her late husband. Her investigations will draw her into a shady world of gunrunners, shifty politicians - and a kidnapped vicar.

©2015 Simon Brett (P)2016 Isis Publishing Ltd

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  • Bookshake
    9/28/16
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    "Please make more available!"

    Mrs Pargeter and her eclectic entourage are wonderful. Please record more. The world is a grayer place without Mrs Pargeter. I'm sure there be someone in Ps black book to help make this happen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Debra
    UK
    9/21/16
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    "Delightful gem of a book"
    If you could sum up Mrs Pargeter's Principle in three words, what would they be?

    I wanted a light book but not a detective novel, chit lit or historical romance, something else and this was my choice. I am delighted. It certainly skims over the nasty side of the criminal underworld and makes them out to be loveable rogues but once you put that aside, it really is about people and what makes them tick. Simon Brett narrates his own work really well, not always the case when an author reads.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Larraine
    9/20/16
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    "light-hearted."

    Quite light-hearted and entertaining wasn't what I was expecting but I enjoyed it. a good listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • MBC
    9/17/16
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    "Such a " feel good" book."
    What did you like most about Mrs Pargeter's Principle?

    The gentle story and great narration is calming but never boring. I hope there are more in this series.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The main characters - they are so genuine and have a certain naivety that is hard to find these days, but is so endearing


    What does Simon Brett bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    I love his calm style.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Her principle wins through


    Any additional comments?

    If you are feeling down this is the book to listen to.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Maureen
    9/15/16
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    "Delightful"

    A delightful read from start to finish with colourful characters and subtle humour. Next please!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Pinkypat
    9/13/16
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    "Brilliant"

    Love these books why aren't the rest of Mrs Parteger on audible. I would by the lot. I have all Simon Brett books the feathering mysteries are really good and the way Simon Brett reads them I can listen all day

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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