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Murder at Honeychurch Hall

Narrated by: Elaine Wise
Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
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Summary

Kat Stanford is just days away from starting her dream antique business with her newly widowed mother Iris when she gets a huge shock. Iris has recklessly purchased a dilapidated carriage house at Honeychurch Hall, an isolated country estate complete with eccentric lords and ladies and butlers and cooks.

When a secret from the past comes back to haunt Iris, Kat realizes she hardly knows her mother at all. And when the bodies start piling up, it is up to Kat to unravel the tangled truth behind the murders at Honeychurch Hall.

©2014 Hannah Dennison (P)2018 Journalstone Publishing

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  • Sandra L Bihary-Waltz
  • 05-07-18

Well done!

Murder at Honeychurch Hall was very enjoyable listening! It was much better than I anticipated. I usually listen while driving or walking, and found myself listening to this story in the evening, etc. I look forward to listening to more books by this author!

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  • Beatrice
  • 03-06-18

Surprisingly Good

This is my first book by Hannah Dennison. It was enjoyable with well developed characters. The only thing I didn't like was that it seemed to drag a bit towards the end. I look forward to the next book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-05-19

Narration was difficult to listen to.

The story line was ok, however the narrator seemed to be yelling through much of the book. Made it very distracting to follow the story and took away from enjoying the book.

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  • Marj
  • 26-03-19

Good local site and interesting history

If you enjoy books set in rural British places, this little story is entertaining. The heroine is a bit beyond innocent, naive heroine, but her mom is interesting.

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  • JeanT
  • 11-11-18

Really good storyline.

It wasn’t easy to put this story down. The characters were interesting and the descriptions of the area were very good. The ending surprised me on several levels. Good and not so good.

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  • Karen S
  • 21-07-19

Mismatched narrator

This series is well-written, the stories are entertaining and the mysteries are complicated enough to keep me interested. The narrator however was poorly chosen. Because of her child- like voice, the main character, who is confident, intelligent and independent comes off as much less than she is. Her mother comes off as an idiot. The voice used for Mom is high, petulant and highly irritating. In another type of book, perhaps a comedy or Oscar Wilde-type satire Elaine Wise would be an excellent narrator. She’s completely wrong for this series.

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  • John
  • 25-10-18

Lightweight... But Enjoyable...

Even though it was lightweight.. I still enjoyed the entire listening experience.. Good way to wile away an afternoon...

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  • Rachel G.
  • 18-09-18

Never disappointed

Hannah is funny and witty, and I look forward to more of her books being available on Audible. She’s a wonderful author.

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  • Shannon Davis
  • 24-08-19

Entertaining story; poor narration

The storyline was entertaining, but the narration grated on my nerves (especially when the narrator was voicing the mother). It seemed too forced and high pitched. There were also several places where a sentence was repeated. All in all, I might read more of the series on Kindle, but I won't listen to any more of it on Audible (if the narrator is the same for the whole series).

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  • TranscendedPony
  • 15-08-19

? How did this author and this narrator get together?

That was hard to listen to. The story was alright though predictable. The narration had a quality to it which did not seem to help.

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