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Shakespeare's Trollop: The Lily Bard Mysteries, Book 4 | [Charlaine Harris]

Shakespeare's Trollop: The Lily Bard Mysteries, Book 4

Lily discovers lifelong Shakespeare resident Deedra Dean murdered inside a car parked in a woodsy area out town. Determined not to get involved, Lily wants to leave the police work to Sheriff Marta Schuster and her team of deputies, and concentrate on cleaning, high kicks, and her boyfriend Jack's impending visit. But when Deedra's notoriously promiscuous lifestyle provides an extensive list of suspects but very few clues, Lily has no choice but to resume the role of amateur detective and join the investigation.
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Lily discovers lifelong Shakespeare resident Deedra Dean murdered inside a car parked in a woodsy area out town. Determined not to get involved, Lily wants to leave the police work to Sheriff Marta Schuster and her team of deputies, and concentrate on cleaning, high kicks, and her boyfriend Jack's impending visit. But when Deedra's notoriously promiscuous lifestyle provides an extensive list of suspects but very few clues, Lily has no choice but to resume the role of amateur detective and join the investigation.

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    Anthony Brisbane, Australia 11-30-09
    Anthony Brisbane, Australia 11-30-09 Member Since 2009
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    "A Good Read"

    Nothing profound, never a classic, - but a good enjoyable read - Enjoy!

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Yuriko Fairfield, CA, United States 04-23-11
    Yuriko Fairfield, CA, United States 04-23-11 Member Since 2010
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    "Nice addition"

    As a fan of Charlaine Harris This was one series I haven't updated. I am glad I had a chance to read more. I like that Lily has become more open and at the same time finding herself a bit lost because of that. The mystery was interesting, too. Nice fast easy listening!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Karen Glen Gardner, NJ, United States 09-03-13
    Karen Glen Gardner, NJ, United States 09-03-13 Member Since 2008

    Likes: Cozy mysteries, esp w/cats, books on workings of the brain/autism, not-too-dark fantasy. Dislikes: Animal cruelty, torture scenes.

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    "Perhaps over the top, but still love Lily"
    Would you recommend Shakespeare's Trollop to your friends? Why or why not?

    I continue to enjoy the books in this series. This one is a somewhat over the top story and does have people behaving in what might not be the most believable ways. That didn't bother me, though it might bother some people who have definite rules about a mystery. I am more interested in the characters than the mystery usually. However, if you can let go of the disbelief it is an interesting mystery to follow. On a side note, it's funny how old a book feels when people are using VCRs and such. I criticized the motive in a previous Lily Bard Mystery but that was not an issue here. I felt a little sad knowing I have only one more Lily Bard book to go. I meant to mention in previous reviews that Harris spends a lot of time discussing clothes, make up, relationships, etc. A male reader's head would probably explode the 100th time we heard the description of someone's navy belt matching their navy leather pumps, or that they shaved their legs or put cream on their cuticles and if anything this installment is even more like that. Still, I enjoyed both Lily and teh mystery in this one.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Fiona Mississauga, ON, Canada 12-19-11
    Fiona Mississauga, ON, Canada 12-19-11 Member Since 2006

    I LOVE Audible

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    Any additional comments?

    Great 'simple' listen. Nothing too complicated, a great story which kept me interested until the end. I did not expect the ending, which is typical of Charlane Harris, she is a great story teller.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Bonnie Bellmore, NY, United States 06-16-11
    Bonnie Bellmore, NY, United States 06-16-11 Member Since 2001

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    "Not Sookie but definatly Charlaine Harris"

    I just finished this and I'm about to read book five. Lily Bard is a troubled woman with a past and PTSS. She is strong and tries very hard to be totally independent. I like this character and Charlaine Harris knows how to paint dark characters. I love the Sookie Stackhouse series, but I really enjoy this as well because it is so different.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kerry STEPHENS CITY, VA, United States 12-20-13
    Kerry STEPHENS CITY, VA, United States 12-20-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Interesting story and narration"
    What made the experience of listening to Shakespeare's Trollop the most enjoyable?

    The narrator does a good job and "fits" how I see the voice of Lily.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Lily...although I felt bad for poor Deedra in this one.


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

    No. It was a good read to listen to while commuting. I thought Harris might have taken the "Deedra was a sl**" theme a little far, but overall the book was OK.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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