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Miss Seeton Draws the Line

A Miss Seeton Mystery
Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
Series: Miss Seeton Mysteries, Book 2
Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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Summary

Miss Seeton is most embarrassed. Her every attempt at a portrait of little Effie Goffer has become a chilling picture of a corpse. Is Miss Seeton actually drawing a clue to a series of child murders in rural England? Scotland Yard thinks so, and wants Miss Seeton to turn from sketching...to catching a killer skilled in a very deadly art.

Retired art teacher Miss Seeton steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles. Armed with only her sketch pad and umbrella, she is every inch an eccentric English spinster and at every turn the most lovable and unlikely master of detection.

©2016 The Beneficiaries of the Literary Estate of Heron Carvic (P)2017 Prelude Books Ltd

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Love the way the story is read in a gossipy fashion. Good humour too amid the serious action.

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  • Betababe
  • 27-10-17

Cannot Resist MissEss!

I originally reviewed this when it first came out but have now had a chance to enjoy the audible version so here is my expanded review:

I admit it--I cannot resist Miss Seeton! This new plot is a bit more involved than the first but most of the characters you met first time around are back and in good form. Oh, you didn't read the first book? That's alright--each person stands on his own. Red herrings abound but all comes out in the end (not a spoiler--you'd have been crushed otherwise!) and you may rest assured the Brolly (that's "umbrella" to us Yanks) does its part.

And oh, oh, oh, you MUST obtain a copy of the AUDIO for this, narrated delightfully by the ever-talented, husky-voiced Phyllida Nash who brings to life our heroine in all her delightful quirkiness, as she sits in the eye of the storm while havoc ensues around her.

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  • CassyLynn
  • 08-07-19

Had some very funny moments

There were a few very humorous moments throughout the book where I had a few good chuckles. This was my first book in the series and it made me curious for more. However, overall I find it a bit slow as there were sections that were difficult to follow and a lot of characters to keep track off.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-09-18

Talk to your doctor

Reading this book involves physical exercise, which may cause temporary pain to your sides and stomach from laughter.

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  • Desert Crone
  • 28-04-18

Enjoyable

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The performance in general was okay. I was confused at times about who was speaking. Perhaps part of the problem came from the fact that there is no narrative pause when the scene shifted from one set of characters to another.

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I really liked the first book but I kept losing track of Miss Seaton in this one. I may listen again but there are so many books waiting and so little time......

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  • Lorriee
  • 14-09-17

Miss Seeton is an Idiot

The character, Miss Seeton is annoying beyond belief. No one could be as so completely unaware about the world she lives in, without being assigned a keeper. A waste of a credit.

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