If any guys like to read cozies - for some reason I think of that genre as appealing more to women. It's a long rambling story with lots of detail and..Show More » a glimpse of the fuel and trucking business and so forth back in the thirties. Much of the book is an account of Inspector Meredith's reasoning about the situation.
Gordon Griffin has a great voice, rather soothing, which is one reason I recommend this book as a good one to put you to sleep at night.
While as easy listen and in no way terrible, I missed having a connection Superintendent Meredith, the primary detective investigating the murders. He..Show More » is not a well developed character. I wanted to know more about his family (his interesting, eccentric son pops up once or twice), about his likes and dislikes (other than his need to eat meals on schedule), and his background. For me, he suffered from not having a regular partner/sidekick. He also spent too much time going over the various murder theories in his head and not enough time investigating them. His superior had to keep bringing him back on track and pushing him towards a resolution. That said, the plot was interesting, although I did figure out the who and the why, though not all the twists in the how, long before the end of the story.