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- Miss Silver, Book 1
- By: Patricia Wentworth
- Narrated by: Diana Bishop
- Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
The first of the classic mysteries featuring governess-turned-detective Miss Silver, who investigates a deadly conspiratorial ring. Charles Moray has come home to England to collect his inheritance. After four years wandering the jungles of India and South America, the hardy young man returns to the manor of his birth, where generations of Morays have lived and died. Strangely, he finds the house unlocked, and sees a light on in one of its abandoned rooms. Eavesdropping, he learns of a conspiracy to commit a fearsome crime.
The shaky first of a long, strong series
- By Phebe on 07-21-15
So many coincidences, very little of Miss Silver
There were a number of highly unlikely coincidences needed to keep the plot moving along, after a while you just have to chuckle and accept them. Miss Silver hardly appears at all. There's no information on how she gets her results, she just shows up periodically with all the answers. This was the first Miss Silver I've tried and I'm a little reluctant to try another, but since there are so many positive reviews of other books in the series I may try another. The narrator is good.
Behind Her Eyes
- A Novel
- By: Sarah Pinborough
- Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
- Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.
What the heck...
- By Allyssa R. on 06-16-17
Good story and good reading, up to the ending
Good narration, engaging story up to the very end, and then … just no. Have read some comments about how shocking and/or amazing the ending was, but to me it was just silly and beyond preposterous.
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