• Murdered by Words

  • Midwest Cozy Mystery
  • By: Dianne Harman
  • Narrated by: Susan Carlson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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Murdered by Words

By: Dianne Harman
Narrated by: Susan Carlson
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Publisher's Summary

An editor murdered. A midlife romance. A small-town writer with the pen name of Sexy Cissy. Did someone hate steamy novels enough to commit murder?

The secret life of Kat, a widow, falls apart when her true identity becomes known, and she’s the one who finds her murdered editor. Will she be the next victim?

Kat has to find the murderer to save her reputation and her life, but who did it? Her editor’s husband? A woman obsessed with any book she considered to be morally objectionable? Or even the local banker's “trophy wife” who was worried that a character in Sexy Cissy’s novel was based on her?

Plenty of dogs, food, and recipes by a USA Today best-selling author and Amazon All-Star.

©2016 Dianne Harman (P)2022 Dianne Harman

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Predictable

The story is weak, obvious and predictable. It’s not the worst part. That would be the narrator. The over pronunciations are as bad as the kindergarten teacher voice. Only because I always finish my books did I keep going. Save your credit. I feel foolish for having gotten this referral from an article. It’s just not good fluff. I apologize for the negative review. Not my typical nature but this was just numbing.

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Murdered by Words

Kat is secretly Sexy Cissy, the author of some books that are of a questionable topic to some people. But then her editor is murdered. And somehow her secret isn’t a secret anymore. Was the murderer after Kat’s editor? Or did it have something to do with Sexy Cissy’s books. The reactions of the the people around town to Kat when they find out her secret identity was so funny. I enjoyed this story. It was amusing and an enjoyable cozy mystery to read!

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It's good

It sound a bit like Siri is narrating this. The characters don’t sound like that, but some don’t sound as realistic as they could. This is my first book by this author. I guess I don’t care too much for the steamy books (not that this nor adultery, so, that was a major detractor. I didn’t read the book description before clicking to listen because I was gifted a code for it. I stuck with it because I really was interested in where the story was going. I was definitely kept on my feet. I liked learning more about the writing process.

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Liked listening to this story.

I enjoyed listening to this book. The story flowed great and the narration was good. I don't think you will be disappointed when listening to this story.