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Miss Marple meets Oscar Wilde in this new series of cosy mysteries set in the picturesque Cotswolds village of Bunburry.

In "Death of a Ladies' Man," the fourth Bunburry book, the summer tourist season is in full swing. Among the visitors is Mario Bellini, a gelateria owner with film-star good looks, who is considering opening an ice-cream parlour in Bunburry. But shortly after his arrival, he is found dead - a tragic accident, or something more sinister?

Amateur sleuth Alfie McAlister hopes to uncover the truth with the help of his friends Liz and Marge. But is Liz too distracted by the prospect of financial gain to focus on the task at hand?

Nathaniel Parker, born in 1962, graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and went on to join the Royal Shakespeare Company. His television career began in 1988 when he played Flying Officer 'Flash' Gordon in the LWT mini-series "Piece of Cake". He is also the lead in the BBC series "Inspector Lynley Mysteries", based on the novels by Elizabeth George. Nathaniel Parker has an extensive list of audio books to his credit, ranging from the classics of Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy to more modern writings and children's books.

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Where’s the proof?

SPOILERS... An enjoyable cozy crime series but really the amateur detectives are perhaps a little too amateur at times - they solve the crimes more by accident than skill or by finding clues. Still, a fun, easy listen.

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  • barbara
  • 13-11-19

Death of a Ladies Man

I love the Bunburry mysteries series and this one was was loved up to the standards. I recommend these books/ audio to anyone who loves cosy mysteries. The narration is very good.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-10-19

Adorable and Amusing

Nathanial Parker's narration is brilliant. I love these characters in the sweet village. I can't wait for the next book.

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  • JAM
  • 04-09-19

These are such fun!

Excellent narrator. Light mysteries with a collection of unusual characters for when you can’t fully concentrate on an audio book. Short and priced right.

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  • Janet
  • 23-08-19

A perfect cozy mystery!

I love this series! Looking forward to the next. Wish they were longer. The story is good, the narration is one of the best.

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  • AR
  • 20-08-19

LOVE THESE STORIES

I can never wait till the next audio book is out. Nathaniel Parker is awesome. I love listening to them. Keep them coming!

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  • Rachel Crawford
  • 13-08-19

the audio was way to soft and murky.

who knows? poor quality audio. I couldn't hear it at all. i tried many audio adjustments

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  • L Morris
  • 01-11-20

Delightful

This series is the perfect antidote to everyday stress, as well as bizarre politics in this strange time. Excellent performance, delightful characters and setting. Background grows richer as the books progress. Intelligent, too. I love the Oscar Wilde refrences!

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  • Sandra
  • 27-07-20

cozy fun

Cozy Listening Dove Promise Engaging story Great narration and character individuation An addictive jingle buy to Listen again

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  • Venda Kawai
  • 15-05-20

Death of a Ladies Man is very enjoyable.

I found the book fun and enjoyable. It is a joy and easy to listen to. I love the Iscar Wilde qoutes. The narrator does a superb job of differing voices. His women's voices don't come iff as whiney as do.many other male narrators do. I will share this author and narrator with my friends.

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  • Janie
  • 07-04-20

Hmmmmm..... Not Up to Par

I was looking forward to another Bunbury story. Unfortunately, quite disappointed. Sadly, this story was just boring. The narration by Nathaniel Parker, while excellent, couldn’t save it. Hope next in the series better as I will keep listening... at least for awhile.