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    • Playing at Murder

    • A Butterworth Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: sangita chauhan
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    It's always been a dream of Connie Butterworth's to be a private investigator. Now that she's retired, she makes that dream a reality and sets herself up as an investigator. With reluctant help from her sister-in-law, Sable, Connie takes on her first client. What starts out as a simple case of tracking down a missing person soon turns into an intriguing case of deception, phone hacking and murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely cozy murder mystery

    • By happyjo on 10-17-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Deadly Service

    • A Butterworth Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Sangita Chauhan
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Retired widows Connie and Sable Butterworth have set up a private investigating business. Their third case involves a mysterious night-time visitor.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Curiosity Killed Dolly Kendall

    • A Butterworth Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: sangita chauhan
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Retired widows Connie and Sable Butterworth have set up a private investigating business. Their second case involves the suspicious death of Dolly Kendall. Dolly is found dead at her home, supposedly from an overdose of sleeping tablets. Connie had spoken to Dolly the previous day and knew something wasn't quite right with her. Dolly had been despondent, and it was obvious to Connie that something was bothering her.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cozy mystery

    • By happyjo on 09-01-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Time to Get Even

    • A Butterworth Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Sangita Chauhan
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Retired widows, Connie and Sable Butterworth, have set up a private investigating business. Their fourth case sees them dealing with a local celebrity. Steven Stevens is the presenter of a consumer rights program. He is known for his persistence and dedication as he tracks down wrongdoers who have been tricking the public. His work has gained him many fans - and many enemies. Steven asks Connie and Sable to help him with his own problem. He is being blackmailed. Someone knows about his hidden past, and they're threatening to expose him.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Lonely Death

    • A Pearl And Derek Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Jill Myers
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A short murder mystery with ghosts. Derek Quill is an elderly gent who can see the ghosts of murdered people. With the help of his ghostly friend, Pearl, he finds out who killed them. In his first investigation, Derek meets the ghost of Eric Malone. Derek knows Eric from his schooldays. Eric bullied Derek mercilessly back then and now he's asking for Derek's help. Derek soon discovers that Eric never changed his bullying ways and there is more than one person who could be a suspect.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A ghostly story

    • By happyjo on 08-29-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Murder in the Flower Beds

    • A Ray and Cain Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Sheree Wichard
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Getting involved in a murder investigation had never been part of Ray Rosenthorpe's retirement plans. But here he was, on a Saturday morning in a garden center, looking at a dead body in a shed. A woman Ray knows is standing over the dead body with blood on her hands. She claims she had nothing to do with the murder, and asks Ray to help clear her name. Being the kind-hearted soul that he is, Ray agrees to help her.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Short mystery

    • By Jane on 08-31-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Mr Ridgeway's Last Case

    • A Butterworth Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Sangita Chauhan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Nerys and Dale Spencer have been together since they met at school. They are now happily married with children. Or so Connie thought. She is shocked to discover that Nerys has filed for divorce. After speaking to Nerys, Connie and Sable soon have misgivings about the solicitor Nerys hired. Before Connie and Sable can confront the solicitor, Bruno Ridgeway, they discover he's been murdered. And Dale Spencer is the prime suspect. Connie believes Dale to be innocent and sets out to prove it.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Lesson in Deceit

    • A Julia Blake Short Cozy Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Fiona Thraille
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Julia Blake runs her own cleaning company. She has the unfortunate habit of finding murdered people. In this story Julia travels to Edinburgh University to visit her son, Sam. It's not long before she stumbles upon a dead body. Julia is happy to leave the murder investigation to the police - until her son becomes one of their suspects. Julia has no option but to get herself involved, despite the danger she puts herself in.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun Shorty!

    • By Laura Collins on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Death Planner

    • Storage Ghost Murders, Book 6
    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Guy Hanson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Grace meets Jenny Lorrimer. Jenny was strangled by the lead of her headset. Grace finds out that Jenny was an events planner and she was murdered at a wedding that she'd organized. Grace delves further and discovers two suspects - Jenny's sister and Jenny's best friend. A shocking discovery leads her down a different route.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humorous and cozy mystery

    • By S. Phipps on 06-26-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Ruby And Nessa - Ghost Hunters - Box Set 1

    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Tessa Petersen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ruby Laurel is a ghost hunter. She locates ghosts who are haunting places - or people. Ruby is called upon to investigate a haunting in a supermarket. She soon discovers the ghost of a young woman called Mary Jackson. How is Mary connected to the supermarket? And why is she haunting it? Ruby's investigation is made more difficult by the arrival of her troublesome younger sister, Nessa. Will Nessa help, or hinder, the investigation?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Tina Temple on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Butterworth Mysteries - Box Set 1

    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Sangita Chauhan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Four short mystery stories. Playing at Murder: It's always been a dream of Connie Butterworth's to be a private investigator. Now that she's retired, she makes that dream a reality and sets herself up as an investigator. With reluctant help from her sister-in-law, Sable, Connie takes on her first client. What starts out as a simple case of tracking down a missing person soon turns into an intriguing case of deception, phone hacking, and murder.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Tragic Tune

    • By: Gillian Larkin
    • Narrated by: Sangita Chauhan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Retired widows Connie and Sable Butterworth have set up a private investigating business. They are hired to investigate a suspicious insurance claim where the payout is £10 million. Aging rock star Juniper Vale is injured when stage equipment falls on her during a rehearsal. Her hands sustain severe damage and she's unable to play her famous guitar. Her husband, Ned, is the one who makes the claim for Juniper's hands.

    Regular price: $6.95