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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 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 140

    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

    • Letter from Home

    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Evoking the spirit and hardships of small-town America during World War II, Carolyn Hart's beautifully written story follows a young reporter, Gretchen Gilman, who investigates the puzzling murder of an acquaintance. Gretchen's assignments at the local newspaper weren't very exciting, but the job was a good opportunity for a young woman with talent and ambition. That summer, everyone was talking about Faye Tatum, who was found dead in her living room.

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Walking on My Grave

    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Annie's friend and fellow shop owner Ves Roundtree is a very wealthy woman. Her rich brother entrusted her with his estate, and upon her death, his fortune is to be divided. Several cash-strapped islanders are in line to collect life-changing inheritances. The problem is, Ves is very much alive. Ves hosts a dinner for the prospective beneficiaries and feels a chill in the air that has nothing to do with the wintry season. Not long after, she suffers a bad fall that is no accident. Everyone at the table has a motive, but not a shred of evidence is left behind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the Darlings

    • By maria whelan on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Ghost at Work

    • Bailey Ruth Mysteries #1
    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 119

    Bailey Ruth Raeburn has always been great at solving mysteries. Why should a little thing like her death change anything? In fact, being dead gives her more of an opportunity to be on top of events. Bailey Ruth is delighted that her unique position as a ghost makes it possible for her to lend a helping hand, sometimes seen and sometimes not. And if anybody needs a little help, it's Kathleen, the pastor's wife. There's a dead man on her porch, and once the body is discovered, the pastor is sure to become a suspect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm so glad I read it

    • By Kate on 01-31-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • 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 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

    • Resort to Murder

    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Ex-reporter Henrietta "Henrie 0" O'Dwyer Collins joins a wedding party in glorious Bermuda, only to discover that death is an uninvited guest.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Amusingly Predictable

    • By Jeanna on 12-27-05

    Regular price: $26.60

    • 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 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    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

    • 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

    • Ghost to the Rescue

    • A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel
    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    When you wish upon a star, you get...Bailey Ruth? You do if you're a little girl whose mom needs help and you touch the soft heart of Supervisor Wiggins at Heaven's Department of Good Intentions. Granted it's not the usual task of an emissary, but then again Bailey Ruth is not your usual emissary. So Wiggins dispatches the spunky spirit to her old hometown of Adelaide, Oklahoma, to help a single mother and struggling writer find some creative solutions to her problems.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Playing it a little too fast and loose this time.

    • By Cheri on 05-09-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • 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 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    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

    • Ghost Times Two

    • A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel
    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Bailey Ruth Raeburn's latest mission is to guide the happy-go-lucky spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend, Megan, whom he wants to be happy even without him - which is easier said than done.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love cozy stories

    • By patricia on 12-31-16

    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

    • Ghost Gone Wild

    • A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel
    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Bailey Ruth loves to return to earth as an emissary from Heaven's Department of Good Intentions. Problem is, she's a bit of a loose cannon as far as ghosts go - forgetting to remain invisible, alarming earthly creatures - so she's far from the top of department head Wiggins's go-to list for assignments.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • galloping good mystery

    • By patricia on 11-22-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Merry, Merry Ghost

    • Bailey Ruth Mysteries #2
    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    Christmas is a time for family and giving, and a wealthy woman in Adelaide, Oklahoma, is about to embrace both. Discovering that she has a young grandson, the dowager decides to change her will to leave the bulk of her fortune to the young boy, an alteration that stuns the rest of her family. But a scrooge of a determined heir makes sure she never signs the new document. When she is found dead, it's up to that irrepressible spirit Bailey Ruth to save Christmas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Light-hearted romp

    • By Joy on 01-06-10

    Regular price: $35.93

    • 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 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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

    • Crimes by Moonlight

    • Mysteries from the Dark Side
    • By: Charlaine Harris (author and editor), Steve Brewer, Dana Cameron, and others
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings, Natalie Ross
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    In number-one New York Times best-selling author Charlaine Harris’s "Dahlia Underground,” venerable vampire Dahlia Lynley-Chivers survives an attack by an anti-vampire terrorist group, only to show them they tried to blow up the wrong bloodsucker. Bailey Ruth Raeburn, a ghost assigned to assist humans in trouble, steps into the middle of a marital dispute with surprising twists in Carolyn Hart’s “Riding High”....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pleasantly surprised

    • By Bonnie on 08-06-11

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Ghost Wanted

    • Bailey Ruth, Book 5
    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Bailey Ruth’s supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide’s college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone’s making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine’s reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to investigate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice cozy story

    • By patricia on 12-05-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • 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 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    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

    • Ghost in Trouble

    • A Mystery
    • By: Carolyn Hart
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    When Bailey Ruth Raeburn passed over into the great beyond, she was delighted to discover her sleuthing days would last an eternity. Joining Heaven's Department of Good Intentions, she uses her advantages as a ghost - sometimes you see her, sometimes you don't - to help those in need and ensure the wicked get their just deserts. However, on this latest mission, Bailey Ruth finds it more difficult than ever to keep up with her boss Wiggins' rules for good spirit deportment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cute Mystery

    • By Joy on 10-18-10

    Regular price: $31.93

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