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Naked Came the Phoenix: A Serial Novel | [Marcia Talley (editor)]

Naked Came the Phoenix: A Serial Novel

The promise of discretion and pampering - and a longer overdue reconciliation with her mother - draws Caroline Blessing, the young wife of a newly elected congressman, to the fancy Phoenix Spa. But after her first night in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Caroline wakes to find the rich and famous guests in turmoil and under suspicion: the spa's flamboyant and ambitious owner has been murdered. As the secrets come out - and the body count rises - can Caroline keep herself from becoming the next victim?
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The promise of discretion and pampering - and a longer overdue reconciliation with her mother - draws Caroline Blessing, the young wife of a newly elected congressman, to the fancy Phoenix Spa. But after her first night in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Caroline wakes to find the rich and famous guests in turmoil and under suspicion: the spa's flamboyant and ambitious owner has been murdered. As the secrets come out - and the body count rises - can Caroline keep herself from becoming the next victim?

In the tradition of such collaborative classics as Naked Came The Manatee and The Floating Admiral, each chapter in this serial novel is written by one of today's most talented mystery novelists. They include Nevada Barr, J. D. Robb, Nancy Pickard, Lisa Scottoline, Pam O'Shaughnessy, Mary O'Shaughnessy, J. A. Jance, Faye Kellerman, Mary Jane Clark, Anne Perry, Diana Gabaldon, Val McDermid, and Laurie R. King.

(P)2004 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Becky windsor, CO, USA 07-07-09
    Becky windsor, CO, USA 07-07-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Naked Came The Phoenix"

    These women came together and created a very intense and exciting book. What a task , and they performed it very well. Excellent book. I will listen to it again .

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    John tallevast, FL, United States 07-23-11
    John tallevast, FL, United States 07-23-11 Member Since 2011

    List of favorite books: Woodcutter - Reginald Hill, Consent to Kill, First Deadly Sin - Lawrence Sanders, Sniper Elite - Scott McEwen

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    "A nice easy listen"

    Not great. Not bad. I think I got it for the curiousity factor. So many different writers. I give them a lot of credit for creativity.

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    Judith 06-15-10
    Judith 06-15-10 Member Since 2008
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    "Great fun!"

    Each of these very talented authors had a chapter to write, which would be followed by the next author, who had to put her own spin on the story, which would be subsequently followed by yet another author with yet another spin! What glorious fun! I enjoyed this entire book and looked forward to each chapter, wondering how this author would carry the story forward and eventually ... how it would all end!

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    Robin 02-13-09
    Robin 02-13-09 Member Since 2007
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    It was fun to see how each writer handled what she was given. However it became too fantastic to believe.

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    Amazon Customer Lumpkin, GA, United States 03-18-12
    Amazon Customer Lumpkin, GA, United States 03-18-12
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    "Serial Novel? Great,I hope they do another"

    This was so interesting,and so worth every penny. I was skeptical on how it would flow, but these authors did a great job. Loved the story and the characters. If you are familar with any of the authors you will be able to tell by style who wrote which chapter. I really loved this and know I will listen to this more then a few times. As always, Susan you are one of the greatest at narration. Keeps you guessing till the end. Hope they do it again.

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    Mary plymouth, MI, United States 12-12-11
    Mary plymouth, MI, United States 12-12-11 Member Since 2009
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    What made the experience of listening to Naked Came the Phoenix the most enjoyable?

    Everybody took over the previous chapter wonderfully


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Naked Came the Phoenix?

    When she found out who her father was


    What does Susan Ericksen bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Love her, she does all the jd Robb books


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Just surprise


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    Michelle 12-13-10
    Michelle 12-13-10

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    "Completely enjoyable."

    I thoroughly enjoyed the way each author took the story and characters from the previous author and ran with it. It was so much fun to see what was going to happen next. A book I will keep in my collection and listen to again and again.

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