Lily Bard

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 209 ratings

Shakespeare's Landlord Summary

When cleaning lady and karate student Lily Bard discovers the dead body of her landlord, her plan of leading a quiet life becomes complicated. Accused of murder, she realizes that finding the true killer may be the only way to prove her innocence. Using the easy access her job gives her, Lily investigates the people of tiny Shakespeare, uncovering skeletons in closets, and ultimately, the killer...

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  • Book 1

    • Shakespeare's Landlord

    • By: Charlaine Harris
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    When cleaning lady and karate student Lily Bard discovers the dead body of her landlord, her plan of leading a quiet life becomes complicated. Accused of murder, she realizes that finding the true killer may be the only way to prove her innocence. Using the easy access her job gives her, Lily investigates the people of tiny Shakespeare, uncovering skeletons in closets, and ultimately, the killer...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling listening

    • By PatM on 29-10-16

    Regular price: £14.99

  • Book 2

    • Shakespeare's Champion

    • By: Charlaine Harris
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    When Lily Bard stumbles upon the corpse of a local bodybuilder, the town's old racial tensions begin to boil over. The white victim was somehow connected to two unsolved murders of black residents of Shakespeare, but a resolute policeman is determined to stop the killings. Although it is Lily who has to decide whether to stay and fight for justice, or run away one more time...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sets you up to want more from the series.

    • By Naboya on 22-06-15

    Regular price: £14.99

  • Book 3

    • Shakespeare's Christmas

    • By: Charlaine Harris
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Lily Bard returns to Bartley, her hometown, for her estranged sister's Christmas Eve wedding. But murder spoils Bartley's holiday cheer. The town's doctor and nurse have been bludgeoned to death. The problem is, Lily's sister's fiancé is a suspect. With only three days before the wedding, Lily must work fast, before her sister promises to love, honor, and obey a killer....

    Regular price: £14.99

  • Book 4

    • Shakespeare's Trollop

    • By: Charlaine Harris
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Lily Bard went to Shakespeare for the quiet life, but again this is disrupted when the body of one of Lily's clients, the ill reputed Deedra Dean, is found in her car, the apparent victim of a tryst gone wrong. Lily once again uses her knowledge of the private lives of Shakespeare's residents as she is drawn into the investigation. But will her knowledge of Shakespeare's secrets make her the next victim?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable episode in the Lily Bard series

    • By Ellie on 27-11-13

    Regular price: £14.99

  • Book 5

    • Shakespeare's Counselor

    • By: Charlaine Harris
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Welcome back to the sleepy little town of Shakespeare, Arkansas, where secrets come to hide. Lily Bard has joined a group therapy session with counselor Tamsin Lynd, determined finally to face her violent past. It sounds positively enlightening, until the murder of a fellow member sends a warning. But who was the message meant for? Why? And who's next to fall victim to a killer's head games?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, narration was a distraction here!

    • By Ann D on 16-02-14

    Regular price: £17.99