Talba Wallis
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.0 based on 143 ratings)
  • 1
    Louisiana Hotshot: Talba Wallis #1 | Julie Smith

    Louisiana Hotshot: Talba Wallis #1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Julie Smith
    • Narrated By Nan McNamara
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (85)
    Performance
    (77)
    Story
    (76)

    Confirmed grump Eddie Valentino placed the ad. Hotshot 20-something Talba Wallis knew exactly how to answer it. And thus was born the dynamic duo of New Orleans private detectives, one cynical, 65-year-old Luddite white dude with street smarts, and one young, bright-eyed, 21st century African-American female poet, performance artist, mistress of disguise, and computer jock extraordinaire. Think Queen Latifah and Danny DeVito.

    Not at All What It Seems

    I wanted a fun mystery. I wanted interesting leads. I wanted relatable characters. I got none of that. Instead, the lead female character is whiny and..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 31 2016 by Megan P. ()
  • 2
    Louisiana Bigshot: Talba Wallis Mystery Series, Book 2 | Julie Smith

    Louisiana Bigshot: Talba Wallis Mystery Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Julie Smith
    • Narrated By Nan McNamara
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (58)
    Performance
    (54)
    Story
    (53)

    Meet the hottest detective duo in New Orleans - she's Queen Latifah. He's Danny DeVito. Or they would be if this were a movie - in print, they're Talba Wallis and Eddie Valentino. Talba's got the beauty, the brains, the computer savvy, the poetic soul, the youth, the right demographic, and the sass. Eddie's got the detective agency. Also a short fuse and yes, wisdom. Not only do they make it work, they've got chemistry.

    for every season

    She has away with words. a great story teller. Grabs your attention and keeps to the end. Making you want more.

    Reviewed on May 16 2017 by Angela ()