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  • A Perfect Square

  • A Shipshewana Amish Mystery, Book 2
  • By: Vannetta Chapman
  • Narrated by: Pam Ward
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

There’s more to the quaint northern Indiana town of Shipshewana than handcrafted quilts, Amish-made furniture, immaculate farms, and close-knit families. When a dead girl is found floating in a local pond, murder is also afoot. And Reuben Fisher is in jail as the suspect! Reuben refuses to divulge any information, even to clear himself of a crime Deborah is certain he didn’t commit. So, with her English friend, Callie—fellow sleuth and owner of Daisy’s Quilt Shop—Deborah sets out to uncover the truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great narrator; interesting story.

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-08-18

Really enjoyed this book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-31-13

What did you love best about A Perfect Square?

It made me loose myself in the kind of world that I still hope exists, where people are basically good.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

It did not need to. It was the characters that made this book.

  • The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 674
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 589

Declaring he needs to clear his conscience, a dying man walks into Scotland Yard and confesses that he killed his cousin five years earlier during the Great War. When Inspector Ian Rutledge presses for details, the man evades his questions, revealing only that he hails from a village east of London. With little information and no body to open an official inquiry, Rutledge begins to look into the case on his own. Less than two weeks later, the alleged killer’s body is found floating in the Thames, a bullet in the back of his head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most exciting by Todd Yet

  • By Judith A. Weller on 01-18-12

Loved this book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-31-13

Where does The Confession rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of my favourites

What about Simon Prebble’s performance did you like?

He made me feel like I was part of the book

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

Couldn't put it down.

Any additional comments?

It's a classic great "who done it". Enough twists and turns to keep it interesting.

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  • Falling to Pieces

  • A Quilt Shop Murder
  • By: Vannetta Chapman
  • Narrated by: Pam Ward
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

In this first book of a three-book series, author Vannetta Chapman brings a fresh twist to the popular Amish fiction genre. She blends the familiar components consumers love in Amish books - faith, community, simplicity, family - with an innovative who-done-it plot that keeps readers guessing right up to the last stitch in the quilt. When two women - one Amish, one English - each with different motives, join forces to organize a successful on-line quilt auction, neither expects nor wants a friendship.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cozy English Meets Amish Mystery

  • By Sara on 08-16-14

charming book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-19-12

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

I loved the book. It was a charming respite to go to in turbulant times. Quiet yet entertaining, especially in the familiar world of fibre art.

What about Pam Ward’s performance did you like?

yes

Any additional comments?

I would definatley buy another title in this series.