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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (881 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sophie Littlefield Narrator: Kym Dakin Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged edition Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Stella Hardesty Series Release Date:
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Stella Hardesty, our salty, unlikely heroine, runs a sewing shop in rural Missouri. She also has a side business helping battered women with their abusive boyfriends and husbands. When Chrissy Shaw askes Stella for help, it seems like a straightforward case, until Chrissy’s no-good husband disappears with her two-year-old son. Now Stella finds herself in a battle against a more formidable enemy as she risks her own life to recover the boy.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Crime fiction hasn’t seen a character as scrappy, mean, and incredibly appealing as Stella in a long time.”

    Entertainment Weekly

  • “An abundance of violence is leavened with humor and heart in this debut novel in what I hope is the start of a new series.”

    Boston Globe

  • “Markedly original…The story’s compelling, the dialogue perfect—and Stella is one of the most memorable characters of this summer or any other.”

    Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • A Bad Day for Sorry is another of the year’s best debuts, a standout mystery distinguished by its charming protagonist and her compelling voice. We don’t get many characters like Stella in mystery fiction, but we should. She’s fresh and sassy and an awful lot of fun to read about.”

    Chicago Sun-Times

  • A 2010 Barry Award Nominee for Best First Novel
  • Winner of the 2010 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
  • A 2010 Macavity Award Nominee for Best First Novel
  • A 2010 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee for Best First Novel

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Amanda | 1/26/2014

    " GO READ THIS BOOK. It is awesome. A battered wife who turned the tables on her husband now runs a sewing store and helps keep other abused women safe. One of the women she has helped reports that her abuser has disappeared with her baby, so Stella starts investigating. You don't want to get on Stella's bad side, because she doesn't take any crap off ANYONE. I enjoyed the strong women, both young and old in A Bad Day for Sorry, as well as the sparks flying between Stella and Goat. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Stephanie | 1/18/2014

    " A really fun book. I can't wait to work my through all of her books.A Bad Day for Sorry "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Leslie Angel | 1/15/2014

    " Nice, tough ladies getting even book. good voice. Protag. does do a few stupid things, but overall a good read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Sara Cosentino | 1/15/2014

    " I really wanted to like this book, but I'm actually glad that it's due back at the library today without having finished it. The whole time I was reading it I felt that the author was just trying too hard. I think it might be a good book for some, but it wasn't my style and I just never got into it. And I really wanted to. "

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