1796: When traveling weaver and former soldier Will Rees learns that his son David has run away he immediately sets out after him. After tracking him down at a Shaker settlement near Durham, Maine, Will unexpectedly finds himself heading a murder investigation.
As he adapts to the ways of the Shakers, he begins to discover that some members of the community may hold clues to solving the case, but uncovering those clues will also reveal dark secrets that could threaten the whole community. Meanwhile, the body count continues to rise.
In this outstanding debut, Eleanor Kuhns has crafted an atmospheric and authentic portrait of a compelling time in history that will leave listeners on the edge of their seats.
Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?
At first the narrator took some getting use to, at times his voice was just bad.
Who was your favorite character and why?
The Character that i like the most was the young son whom had a thing with his father. This relationship between father and soon was an all to often picture of real life.
What aspect of Richard Waterhouse’s performance would you have changed?
No it did not like it at first his voice took some getting use to but after a while i t was ok.
Did A Simple Murder inspire you to do anything?
No it did not.
Any additional comments?
I did like the history of the story as i am a fan of early American History not a bad book after all.
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