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Picture Miss Seeton Audiobook

Picture Miss Seeton: A Miss Seeton Mystery, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

When Miss Seeton walks out after a performance of Carmen and witnesses a real-life stabbing, all she can recall is a shadowy figure. But how could she have guessed that her latest artistic endeavor is a picture-perfect portrait of the killer? Her sketch puts her in a perilous position, for back at her recently inherited cottage in Plummergen village, she's fated to be a sitting duck...for murder most foul!

Meet Miss Emily D. Seeton: retired art teacher Miss Seeton steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles. Armed with only her sketch pad and umbrella, she is every inch an eccentric English spinster and the most lovable and unlikely master of detection.

©2016 The Beneficiaries of the Literary Estate of Heron Carvic (P)2017 Prelude Books Ltd

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    R. Wallach Spokane, WA USA 09-13-17
    R. Wallach Spokane, WA USA 09-13-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Wish all of Miss Seeton's books were on Audible."

    I wish all of Miss Seeton's books were on Audible. A fun listen. Phylida Nash bring dear Miss Seeton to life. A cozy book to read - listen - long into the night

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    Scynthia R. Kummerow 09-05-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Been waiting for this series in audible for years!"
    Would you try another book from Heron Carvic and/or Phyllida Nash?

    yes-narration much better in 2nd book


    What other book might you compare Picture Miss Seeton to and why?

    Miss Fortune mysteries-mystery and comedy together


    How could the performance have been better?

    narration seems a little dull-like narrator is monotone and bored


    Was Picture Miss Seeton worth the listening time?

    not really -very disappointed with narration


    Any additional comments?

    So glad to hear this series on audio-loved reading the series-hope narrator gets better
    though

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    J. M. Varner Sun City, AZ 08-28-17
    J. M. Varner Sun City, AZ 08-28-17
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    "Fun, light cozy mystery"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, I would recommend this book to another person who likes cozy mysteries. The plot is fast paced, the characters are beginning to be developed and their is some very humorous moments as Miss Seeton can be quite oblivious to her surroundings. However, her "intuition" is always spot on when she allows herself to demonstrate it in her drawings.


    What other book might you compare Picture Miss Seeton to and why?

    Fixing' To Die by Tonya Kappes is a cozy mystery set in a small town with quirky characters and a "touch" of paranormal.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    My favorite scene was when Miss Seeton was trying to walk home from the town square. To avoid being hit by the car she ran off the road and then fell into a pond.


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

    Yes, I definitely wanted to listen until the end and I actually did that after 3 days of only listening to it for about 1 hour.


    Any additional comments?

    I do enjoy this series as Miss Seeton's life and adventures always provides me with an enjoyable and engrossing read. The gossips in the village are just quirky enough to cause me to laugh out loud often as Miss Seeton goes blithely along her own way solving a mystery, saving a life and yet never quite understanding how she does it.

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    Betababe 08-17-17
    Betababe 08-17-17
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    "HISS for the Villain!"

    I initially reviewed the ebook in April:
    This is book was every iota as delightful as I remembered from its original publication (yes, I'm old enough to have read it then). A light farce, proper attention is paid to police procedure and following the clues but the real joy is in watching the characters introduce and endear themselves to you. Well, except for the villains. You should HISS at the villains.

    [Added 8/17/17]
    And now you have the opportunity to LISTEN as well. The rich, plummy tones of narrator Phyllida Nash's crisp British diction (not being an expert I cannot say whether Oxford or Cambridge influence her drawl) bring to life the well-drawn [picture--get it?] personalities of Miss Seeton, The Oracle, Bob Ranger and a slew of others with distinct vocal characteristics for each. The story remains the classic that it is and cannot but bring delight to any reader or listener. Many thanks to the publisher and all involved in bring this story to AUDIO!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    8/31/17
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    "A warm & delightful mystery story"
    What made the experience of listening to Picture Miss Seeton the most enjoyable?

    The narrator had the right tone of voice for the characters. It was beautifully narrated. The story was a quintessential English mystery story in the ilk of Miss Marple. The interaction of the characters was written with humour.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Picture Miss Seeton?

    I think the opening was quite memorable, it draws you in so that you want to hear what mystery lies behind the murder. You are trying to picture the opera she has just left, when the story takes hold with Miss Seeton witnessing a murder.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    No one scene jumped out, but I loved the fast paced conversations held between Miss Seeton & the other characters.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It certainly made me laugh.


    Any additional comments?

    I would suggest curling up on the sofa with a pot of tea, a tin of biscuits or a large piece of cake & settling down to listen to this delightful audiobook.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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