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The Black Cat Murders

Heathcliff Lennox, Book 2
Narrated by: Sam Dewhurst-Phillips
Series: Heathcliff Lennox, Book 2
Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
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Summary

Downton Abbey meets Agatha Christie with a touch of Wodehouse and a dog of distinction.

Who killed Sir Crispin Gibbons? A wedding invitation and news of mischief that could be murder takes Lennox to the Earl of Bloxford's country estate. He, soon, finds himself in a world of purloined artworks, forgeries, and a priceless Bloxford beauty. 

But who are the Bloxford beauties? And why are they the focal point around which death swirls?

Lennox must confront life-long friends, unscrupulous artists, and dealers to finally unravel a plot so complex that even his old adversary, Chief Inspector Swift of Scotland Yard, is perplexed.

©2019 Karen Menuhin (P)2019 Karen Menuhin

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Enjoyable book with superb narrator

I found myself laughing out loud at some of the narration of the main character. Storyline was good even though it was predictable. The narration of Sam Dewhurst-Phillips was superb and really made this book for me

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Brilliant

One of the best audiobooks I have heard. For a long time.
The actor who reads these books is brilliant.
I couldn’t recommend this series more.
Please may we have some more?
PS I have found one more!

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Great listen

Have listened to both books and look forward to the third in the series. A superb story story and great reader. Did not guess 'who did it until the unmasking.

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must read

loved it good read you won't put it down see if you know who did it

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Can’t wait for the next book!!!

Loved the narration by Sam Dewhurst- Philips
Fantastic characters can’t wait to see their parts in the coming books

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Lovely, perfect winter read

I read the first in the series and was excited to see both available on Audible. Excellent writing and narration. Make no mistake this is not a cozy fluffy mystery but there is a lot of humor and cohesive content. It's a win win!

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  • Juanita
  • 22-12-19

Loved It!

Great new cozy mystery series and talented author. It's humorous and an interesting mystery series. I read the first one and immediately purchased this one (book 2 of the series). Sam Dewhurst-Phillips did an exceptional narration. Please keep them coming.

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  • Melissa
  • 27-12-19

Second in the Series did not disappoint!

The first in this Heathcliff Lennox series was brilliant. The dialogue was delightful. The development of characters & plot was so enjoyable. I really hoped the second in the series would live up to the enjoyment of the first. And The Black Cat Murders was just as wonderful! Karen Menuhin paints such a colorful picture story with evocative prose. Sam Dewhurst-Phillips breathes life in to each character in such a way I wish he would read more of the audio books in my library! Each nuanced tone, accent, cadence is so believable! I enjoyed this completely and am a bit sad the story came to an end. Highly recommend this audio book!

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  • TEM
  • 12-01-20

Lots of fun

I loved this tongue in cheek mystery. Excellent narrator who I hope to hear lots more from. I iMagine it depends on your sense of humor and what you find funny, but I chuckled out loud many times and found the narrator’s performance added to the humor In a way I haven’t come across in a while.

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  • Heimgartner Family
  • 02-01-20

Loved it!

It’s exactly what I was looking for in a British mystery! It had a fun plot full of colorful characters, wit and humor. Loved it!

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  • FitMama
  • 26-12-19

I want more Heathcliff Lennox!!!!!

I love this series & I can't wait for the next installment! The narrator is fabulous as well & captures all the different voices and accents perfectly!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-01-20

Narrator

Sam Dewhurst-Phillips did a spectacular job. Many distinct characters and inflections with excellent timing. He brought out the absurd comedy brilliantly.

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  • David W Catt
  • 27-12-19

Black Cat murders

wonderful, real escapism. Have read all three books also. Looking forward to the next one

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-12-19

Loved it!

Very well written and the recording was great.
I cannot wait for the next book in this series

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  • carol
  • 09-01-20

Great series

I love these books. They are a perfect mixture of humor, intrigue and history. They are a must listen

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  • D. Gredler
  • 19-01-20

Liked the story but the narrator was GREAT

Very good story but the narrator really brought it to life. I’d give him more stars if I could.

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