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To Live and Die in Dixie Audiobook

To Live and Die in Dixie: A Callahan Garrity Mystery, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

Callahan Garrity is the owner of House Mouse, a cleaning service that tidies up after Atlanta's elite. She's also a former cop and a part-time sleuth. She and her coterie of devoted helpers can ransack a house for clues faster than it takes a fingerprint to set.

From her time on the Atlanta police force, Callahan has excelled at mopping up messes of all kinds. But she has no idea what she's getting into when she agrees to work for infamous antiques dealer Elliot Littlefield.

The first day on the job, she and her crew are on the trail of a stolen Civil War diary. Soon they are tangling with deadly serious collectors, right-wing radicals, and impulsive teenagers, all of which make the case even more difficult to solve.

©1994 Kathy Hogan Trocheck (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers

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    Blue 02-23-14
    Blue 02-23-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Narrator/editor should have checked"
    What three words best describe Hillary Huber’s voice?

    Professional, but uninformed. Hillary Huber provides good voice characterizations, but has clearly not spent much time in Atlanta. It pained me to hear her mispronounce VERY well known places like Dekalb and Chamblee. The un-Atlanta pronunciation was further evidenced in words like Valdosta and even the word skirmish was bizarre, pronounced "skymarsh". Not all southern accents are the same and I am sure the narrator knows this. I think Ms |Huber researches pronunciation, but clearly did not do enough checking for this Atlanta based series.


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

    I listened to this on my drive home from work. Entertaining story even though references were a bit dated. Overall it was an enjoyable way to unwind. I only wish the narration had been better.


    Any additional comments?

    Proof readers edit misspelling ( among other things) in written text. Who edits the mispronunciations in audio versions?

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    SF girl SAN FRANCISCO, US, Canada 01-29-15
    SF girl SAN FRANCISCO, US, Canada 01-29-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Pleasant read"

    I have starting reading this series and I am enjoying it as a pleasant diversion while cleaning house. I was a tad disappointed in the ending, but overall I enjoyed listening. The narrator does a good job with southern accents.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Carrie Allen 01-07-15
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    "Really enjoyed this series"

    Enjoyed listening to this book for a second time. Funny, southern and suspenseful. Looking forward to the next book in the series

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Beatrice Houston, TX, United States 04-28-13
    Beatrice Houston, TX, United States 04-28-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Another good book"

    Callahan Garrity is becoming a new favorite. To Live and Die in Dixie has likeable characters, believable plots and a fast pace. It's a great book to listen to while doing chores or driving to work.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kim 01-13-14
    Kim 01-13-14
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    "Good Book - not so good reader"

    I like these stories - but the reader makes my teeth hurt to listen to her.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Teresa Kaestner St. Louis, MO USA 07-15-16
    Teresa Kaestner St. Louis, MO USA 07-15-16 Member Since 2015

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    "An other great MKA book. Loved the performance"

    I am a huge fan of Kathy Trochek aka MKA. Great performance! ! Can't wait for her next book I've already ready and listened to "The Weekenders."

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    Amy Wall 10-05-15
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    "2nd book "

    This is the 2nd story in the series that I listened to. I really enjoy the interaction between Callahan & Edna.. It seems genuine with all the banter and fighting sometimes.

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    Rosie Gibson 03-20-15 Member Since 2013
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    The narrator was excellent the writing was humorous and captivating. The plot was out of the ordinary and held your attention.

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    Debbie 02-20-14
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    "Light Reading"

    I have a problem with the n word. Both this book and the one before it used it. The previous one used it more ,made me cringe each time. I feel like it was unnecessary could have been done differently and still have gotten the point across.I am well aware that there are many different people in this crazy world I don't think it was necessary. Kinda ruined it for me.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Ima Shoppher Houston, TX 10-10-13
    Ima Shoppher Houston, TX 10-10-13 Member Since 2013

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    "Callahan has my heart!"
    Where does To Live and Die in Dixie rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    At the top!


    What did you like best about this story?

    I just love the southern location and great story lines


    Have you listened to any of Hillary Huber’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Hillary is a great narrator - I would listen to all of her performances!


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

    I laughed out loud several times!


    Any additional comments?

    Absolutely worth the money - great 2nd book in the series!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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