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    • Death on Demand

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    At Annie Laurance's Death on Demand bookstore on Broward's Rock Island, South Carolina, murder suddenly isn't confined to the well-stocked shelves. Author Elliot Morgan's abrupt demise during a weekly gathering of famous mystery writers is proof positive that a bloody sword is sometimes mightier than a brilliant pen. With Annie in the primary police suspect, the pretty young mystery maven and her wealthy paramour, Max Darling, embark on an investigation into a classic locked-room mystery with high stakes.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's an ok read

    • By Dianna on 07-02-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Scandal in Fair Haven

    • A Henry O Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins, known to her friends as Henrie O, is America's favorite ex-journalist turned sleuth. These days she's looking forward to a quiet holiday at a wealthy friend's mountain cabin in Tennessee. Instead, Henrie O finds herself in the middle of another murder mystery - this time in the well-heeled neighborhood of Fair Haven. Married to the daughter of a prominent citizen, her friend's nephew appears one morning covered in his wife's blood - but he swears he didn't kill her.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Design for Murder

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 80

    Invited to stage a Mystery Night for the annual antebellum house tour of the Historical Preservation Society of Chastain, South Carolina, Annie Laurance instead finds herself the leading lady in a flesh-and blood drama. The play's the thing when the curtain falls on grande dame Corinne Webster. While jeweled fingers point, accusing Annie of murder, the perpetrator lurks among the cast and the murder weapon is one of the props. Now it will take all of her sleuthing skills to discover the real killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Miriam R. Crump on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Southern Ghost

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 8
    • By: Carolyn G Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Annie can hardly believe it: The police say her husband, Max, sits behind bars. They speak of him with a beautiful blonde. By the time Annie bails Max out, the blonde has disappeared and Max is the prime suspect in a crime. The baffling, bloodstained trail leads to the home of the Tarrants, a venerable Southern family with a violent history dating back to the Revolution - and ghosts of a more recent vintage. Infighting and mayhem reign in the family, and a killer wants hide the secrets that haunt the Tarrants.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great mystery, great narrator.

    • By Carmela on 04-05-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Something Wicked

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    Everyone - including mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance - loves Arsenic and Old Lace. But something wicked has poisoned a local summer stock production: The star, aging Hollywood beach-blanket hunk Shane Petree, butchers his lines - while getting top billing in bed with wives and teenage daughters around town. No wonder somebody wants to draw his final curtain. A pompous prosecutor tries to pin a murder on Max, Annie's own leading man. Unless Annie can prove her darling's innocence, their wedding date's off!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Death on Deman always something good!!

    • By Miriam R. Crump on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Little Class on Murder

    • Death on Demand Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    When mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance is invited to teach "The Three Great Ladies of the Mystery" class at Chastain Community College, the sometimes sleuth discovers that all is not strictly academic in Chastain's hallowed halls of learning. And when a shocking scandal in the school newspaper erupts in a suicide and two violent deaths, Professor Laurance enlists the talents of her new hubby, private eye Max Darling, and dons her thinking cap to probe intrigue and vengeance among Chastain's faculty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best in the series

    • By Linda on 04-18-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Dead Man's Island

    • A Henrie O Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Chase Prescott, media magnate, is nearly killed by a box of cyanide candy. Fearing for his life, he calls his former lover, retired reporter Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins. His request is simple: He'll assemble all the suspects if she will kindly point out the would-be murderer. On Chase's private island off the South Carolina coast, Henrie O meets the players in this deadly drama: Prescott's unstable young wife, his sullen stepson, and his toady of a secretary.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • JUST NOT FOR ME

    • By wookie's mom on 06-24-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Death in Paradise

    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins, better known as "Henrie O", has experienced much sadness and loss in her life - yet nothing more tragic than the sudden death six years ago of her husband, Richard, on Kauai. Then, on a brisk March morning, a package arrives by courier that shatters her fragile peace of mind - a chilling message that claims Richard's fatal fall from a towering island cliff was no accident. It was murder. It is news that enrages the normally self-contained Henrie O, and creates a summons she cannot ignore.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Honeymoon with Murder

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance, and detective Max Darling are finally tying the knot, but a bizarre sequence of events threatens to unravel this blissful marriage before it begins. The ceremony is barely over when the phone rings and a woman on the other end of the line screams bloody murder! The newlyweds rush to the scene of the crime only to discover that Ingrid Jones, Annie's bookstore assistant, has vanished, leaving the body of a neighborhood Peeping Tom on her living room rug.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • honeymoon w murder

    • By Claudia Tanseer on 11-19-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Christie Caper

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    In honor of Agatha Christie's 100th birthday, mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance Darling plans a week-long celebration of mystery, treasure hunts, and Christie trivia. But the last thing she or her guests expect is that the scheduled fun and mayhem will include a real-life murder. The unexpected arrival of Neil Bledsoe, the most despised book critic in America, was sure to raise a few hackles. An advocate of hard-boiled detection and gory true crime, Bledsoe drops a bombshell on the devoted Christie assemblage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great twist!

    • By Mary on 11-03-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Deadly Valentine

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 6
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance didn't really want to go to her neighbor's Valentine Day masked ball - particularly not after the voluptuous brunette made a pass at Annie's husband, Max. So when her dizzy mother-in-law, Laurel, made a surprise visit to Broward's Rock Island, Annie thought it would be a perfect excuse to skip the party. She should have known better: True to form, Laurel accepted the invitation for all three of them. But the biggest surprise of all came at the party's end, when Annie found the amorous hostess in the gazebo - murdered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not The Best

    • By M. Giorgi on 02-24-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Death in Lovers' Lane

    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    One of America's most highly acclaimed mystery writers brings us another installment in the career of Henrietta "Henrie O" Collins, an ex-reporter turned sleuth. These days, Henrie O is teaching journalism at Thorndyke University, where she encourages an ambitious student to pursue an investigative series about three unrelated and hitherto unsolved local crimes. But the student's study habits get her killed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I ❤️ Carolyn G Hart

    • By Kindle Customer on 06-04-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Yankee Doodle Dead

    • Death on Demand Mysteries, Book 10
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Annie and Max Darling watch the Fourth of July festival explode not only with fun and fireworks, but with murder as well. A library board newcomer who also happens to be a retired Brigadier General maneuvers the theme of the festival, which is to benefit the library, into his own vision: "Points of Patriotism." His takeover attitude has alienated everyone, including Annie, who finds it difficult to ignore him - especially when he's shot dead before her eyes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Yankee Doodle Gone

    • By M. Giorgi on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Mint Julep Murder

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 9
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Normally, Annie Laurence Darling would be eagerly awaiting her trip to this year's Dixie Book Festival. But this year Annie has agreed to be the author liaison to five authors honored with the Dixie Book Festival Medallions, and she fears she is going to have her hands full. What Annie doesn't count on is the untimely death of ambitious Mint Julep Press publisher Kenneth Hazlitt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Mystery

    • By Beatrice on 05-04-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • White Elephant Dead

    • A Death on Demand Mystery, Book 11
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    The Women's Club prides itself on the success of its annual White Elephant Sale, but this year's sale is marred by a bizarre turn. A blackmailer coerces five of the town's citizens into donating valuable artifacts. When a volunteer fails to show up on time, Henny Brawley drives off to find the missing woman, just as a powerful squall hits the island. Hours later, a worried Annie Darling goes off in search of Henny, only to find the corpse of the missing volunteer. The victim turns out to be the blackmailer.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • White Elephant Dead

    • By Beatrice on 05-21-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • What the Cat Saw

    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Ever since the death of her fiancé, Nela Farley has found herself plagued by a sixth sense: she understands the thoughts of cats when she looks into their eyes. Nela knows that what she's experiencing is completely irrational and tries to convince herself that she is simply transferring her own thoughts that she doesn't want to face. When her adventurous sister, Chloe, goes on a trip and asks for a favor, Nela welcomes the distraction and agrees to substitute at Chloe's job at a charitable foundation.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just an OK mystery

    • By Karen K on 06-12-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Death on the River Walk

    • A Henrie O Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Carolyn G. Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A frantic phone call from an old and dear friend on the other side of the world sends Henrie O to San Antonio, Texas, in search of her friend's granddaughter, Iris Chavez. Iris had been working at the family-owned Tesoros Gallery, a shop renowned for the priceless treasures it hunts for its rich and famous patrons. Iris has disappeared without a word; Her apartment has been ransacked, yet nothing is missing. And nobody at Tesoros seems to care. Why? Somewhere in the gallery or among the family members is a secret....

    Regular price: $28.00