• Homemade Sin

  • A Callahan Garrity Mystery, Book 3
  • By: Mary Kay Andrews
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (610 ratings)

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Homemade Sin

By: Mary Kay Andrews
Narrated by: Hillary Huber
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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.

Some people might call Callahan Garrity nosy, but she prefers to think of her tendency toward snooping as a healthy interest in the truth. So when news reaches her of her cousin Patti's death during a carjacking, Callahan shakes off her House Mouse cleaning uniform to don her detective's cap. It's not that she doesn't have confidence in the Atlanta police - she used to be among their ranks - but the crime is too incongruous with Patti's suburban life to seem like a random incident.

©1994 Kathy Hogan Trocheck, 2012 by Whodunnit, Inc. (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers

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Who doesn't love Callahan Garrity

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes, I have actually

What other book might you compare Homemade Sin to and why?

all the Callahan Garrity books Ive read so far have been wonderful; they remind me a bit of some of James Patterson's women's murder club books but with a southern accent (which I love).

What does Hillary Huber bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

that adorable southern accent

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love this book and series

love the book ready to listen to the next one. funny and keeps you wanting to listen to more. great characters in the book

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Nothing Special

Would you try another book from Mary Kay Andrews and/or Hillary Huber?

Of Course. I like her stories. They are easy to listen to and kind of zone out with. They are generally entertaining. This one just missed the mark.

Would you be willing to try another book from Mary Kay Andrews? Why or why not?

Yes.

Which character – as performed by Hillary Huber – was your favorite?

Neva Jean.

Was Homemade Sin worth the listening time?

Well...I finished it so I suppose so, but I think it felt like more of an obligation to finish the book because I bought it.

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Light pleasant read..

Enjoyable light read on a rainy day, nice twists and turns.. Keeps your attention. And stays interesting.

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Great series. It is like catching with old friend

The narrator was Great fit for the story and location. The character were defined by the reader.

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A Good Book to Sleep To

What did you like best about Homemade Sin? What did you like least?

I was excited to introduce my husband to this series, so on our way to DC, we tried to listen to this book. Holy Moses, it was so-o-o-o disappointingly boring! We tried again, on our way home, but could not do it. Another fifteen more minutes, and that was all we could do; evensped up the pace on the playback, hoping it was the narrator, but that did no good. I was truly saddened, as I've been able to get him into books in the past via Audible. Sorry, but yuck. This Callahan crushed my heart.

Has Homemade Sin turned you off from other books in this genre?

No.

Would you be willing to try another one of Hillary Huber’s performances?

Not without listening to a sample first.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

Nope.

Any additional comments?

I'm spooked off of this series now, which is disappointing. Reading is my escape.

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Callahan is at it again!

If you could sum up Homemade Sin in three words, what would they be?

Heartbreaking, exciting, non-stop

What did you like best about this story?

Callahan is a great main character - you are really drawn to her and hanging on her every thought.

Which character – as performed by Hillary Huber – was your favorite?

Callahan's mother - hands down the funniest character!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Entire story has your heart - the little boy in this book makes me want to hug him.

Any additional comments?

Excellent 3rd book in the series.

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This is a great series

I'm glad that these books have become a part of the Audible library. This is a very good series featuring a strong and intelligent female characters. I look forward to reading more in this series.

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Just ok

The story was ok but the plotline is getting old. The author wants us to believe that a former police officer and now PI has little to no ability to sense danger. It gets harder and harder to believe that with each book.

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Kept you guessing and intrigued

Just couldn't put the book down after it's start. Nor could I stop listening to it.