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The Shooting in the Shop

Narrated by: Simon Brett
Series: Fethering Village Mysteries, Book 11
Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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Summary

Carole Seddon hates Christmas - it all seems rather a waste of time. So when her best friend, Jude, drags her along to go shopping at a local store called Gallimaufry, she can feel her inner Scrooge knocking. 

Then Gallimaufry is burnt down, and a body is discovered. It seems like a tragic accident, but it’s not natural causes when a gun is involved. With a host of suspicious characters - the infamous womanizer Ricky Le Bonnier; Piers Duncton, an unfunny comedy writer; and Anna Carter, the lonely dog walker - the lady detectives know they have their work cut out for them. 

It seems that someone in Fethering has a deep, dark, deadly secret - and is prepared to kill to keep it.

©2010 Simon Brett (P)2010 Isis Publishing Ltd

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A fabulous series

I started listening to the first of these 4 weeks ago and I’m already on number 12, they’re just the perfect amount of enjoyment and easy listening.
They're so not my usual type of book either, and I bought the first as I had a long wait until RR Haywoods Undead part 20 came out and needed something to tide me over until it was released, so I bought the first of these.
Part 20 is now out (but I’m still enjoying my time in Feathering with Carol Seddon) and I’m pretty sure I’ll end up buying and listening to all of these first., binging one after another.
I do give up on books very easily if they don’t hook me quickly, but I liked these from the start, the characters are really well written and performed.

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another great listen

very enjoyable. Simon Brett's narration brilliant as always.
love the feathering series. bring on the next one!

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Brilliant and engaging

I’m addicted to these books , amazingly well drawn characters and plots , narrated beautifully by the author . On the face of it , easy whodunnit listens but what draws me in are the razor sharp descriptions of people and places , just so insightful and yet engaging and entertaining . What a treat to know that there are many more to listen to .

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Interesting plot. Complicated. Usual characters nicely read. Enjoyable book. Kept p
Ones attention through out it wasn’t easy to guess who did it. All in all enjoyable.

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Anti-Covid Crime - Funny and Uplifting

Another enjoyable adventure with Carol and Jude! I have enjoyed Simon Brett’s writing for very many years and the Fethering series continues to engage. Simon’s own interpretative skills bring the characters to life so well; the nuances of inflection convey the emotions and the humour splendidly. I found myself laughing out loud at a conversation between Carol and her son at Christmas - brilliantly done! Thank you, Simon, for another pleasurable listen, so very welcome at the moment for those of us in prolonged lockdown.

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Wonderful, as always!

Another wonderful trip to Feathering. Jude and Carol never fail to entertain as they work through yet another mystery. It's great finding out a little bit more about their backgrounds as each book progresses and each time I like them more. This time, I was well into the story before I had an inkling of how it was going to unfold. All very satisfactory and I can't wait to start on the next one. Great Lockdown material!

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very clever. not easy to get the culprit!!

Enjoying these books enormously. This one was excellent and shame on me, I didnt get the culprit till near the end!