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Booked for Murder

Lindsay Gordon, Book 5
Narrated by: Caroline Guthrie
Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (23 ratings)
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Summary

Why would anyone want to kill Penny Varnavides, best-selling author of the Teen Dreams series? Her demise can't be the freak accident it first appeared - it's an exact replica of the murder method in her forthcoming book. 

Only three people knew the plot of Penny's unpublished novel: her literary agent, her editor and her ex-girlfriend, Meredith. In an effort to clear Meredith, Lindsay Gordon delves beneath the glittering facade of the seemingly glamorous world of London publishing in search of a murderer. 

While hobnobbing with industry notables, Lindsay encounters an unsavoury mix of soured relationships, desperate power plays, underhanded fraud and seething rivalries. Who, amongst this sordid group, wanted Penny Varnavides dead?

©1996 Val McDermid (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Accents by narrator ruin this

This is not one of Val's best stories but it was thoroughly spoilt by the atrocious accents of the narrator.
I did make it to the end but honestly felt the narration took away from what was an OK story.

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Disappointed Val McDermid fan

I found the narration absolutely dreadful and the attempts at American & Liverpool accents became so annoying that I could not finish the book. The plot was simply sub standard and this is coming from a big Val McDermid fan. Extremely disappointing.