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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (700 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Carolyn Hart Narrator: Kate Reading Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Henrie O Mysteries Release Date:
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Chase Prescott, media magnate, is nearly killed by a box of cyanide candy. Fearing for his life, he calls his former lover, retired reporter Henrietta O’Dwyer Collins. His request is simple: He’ll assemble all the suspects if she will kindly point out the would-be murderer.

On Chase’s private island off the South Carolina coast, Henrie O meets the players in this deadly drama—Prescott’s unstable young wife, his sullen stepson, and his toady of a secretary. The field of suspects is wide, and Henrie O has her work cut out for her. As she unearths a will and new evidence, a killer hurricane sweeps up from Cuba, threatening to maroon them. But in this luxurious vacation spot, the storm’s fury is less dangerous than the murderous greed of one of Prescott’s guests.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Recalling the elegance and cerebration of Agatha Christie at her best…alert readers should never forget that Henrie O is like O. Henry—capable of coming up with surprise endings, even when the case seems solved and resolved.”

    Mystery Scene

  • “A tantalizing tale with enough twists, turns, and red herrings to satisfy the most devout Agatha Christie fan…She also prolongs suspense until the last minute—when she tosses in not only an unpredictable solution, but a secret of Henrie O as well.”


  • “Action-packed.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “The creator of the popular Annie Darling series introduces an older sleuth of forceful charm and infinite wisdom…A surefire winner.”

    Library Journal
  • “Henry O, crusty, witty, and capable, favors us with a whole new look at one of today’s top writers.”


  • Winner of a 1993 Agatha Award

Listener Opinions

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

    " New author and 1st book in the series. Not sure I liked it. She was trying too hard for a "Then There Were None" feel. She is no Agatha Christie. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jane Lonschein | 1/6/2014

    " carolyn hart is one of my favorite mystery authors.henrieo adventures are great reads. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Vicky Beltz | 1/1/2014

    " Cozy mysteries dealing with reporter Henrie O. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sallie | 11/29/2013

    " The first Henrie O mystery and it kept me going all the way. Now to find more Henrie O mysteries. "

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