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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (320 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kate Wilhelm Narrator: Anna Fields Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Barbara Holloway Mysteries Release Date: January 2006 ISBN: 9781455181216
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Forget about Grisham, Turow, and all those other scribbling ex-lawyers. The best writer of legal mysteries working today is Kate Wilhelm of Eugene, Oregon.

When he was a kid, Teddy Wendover had an accident that left him stunted at the mental age of eight. Physically, he’s six-foot-two and twenty-eight years old, but he acts and thinks just like a little boy. Could this big little boy be a killer?

Someone has murdered one of Oregon’s congressmen, and it doesn’t seem to be a coincidence that this politician led the field trip during which Teddy’s accident occurred almost twenty years ago. Nor does it seem to be coincidental that the killer left rocks strewn about the murder site, rocks just like the ones Teddy plays with. And the only thing that’s certain is that the person who cast the first of these stones is not without sin.

Malice Prepense is the most complicated and most engrossing case yet for Barbara Holloway, the dynamic star of Death Qualified and The Best Defense.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “As Wilhelm spins her riveting tale, she not only makes the legal system comprehensible and compelling but also makes her readers care about her characters, particularly the efficient yet vulnerable Barbara.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Forget about Grisham, Turow and all those other scribbling ex-lawyers. The best writer of legal mysteries working today is Kate Wilhelm…Holloway is a marvelously dense and thorny character, and her father and legal colleague is equally interesting.”

    Amazon.com

  • “Provides nail-biting courtroom tension, revealing much about our society’s perception of ethics, family values, and the capabilities of the mentally challenged. This is a worthy contribution to the courtroom thriller genre.”

    Library Journal

  • “Wilhelm proves yet again that she’s one of the more talented writers in the genre, offering suspense, action, and tough, intelligent characters. A top pick for fans of the conventional mystery.”

    Booklist

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Catherine Woodman | 12/2/2013

    " A court room procedural that is well written and has a good outcome. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Joanne | 8/29/2013

    " one of her earlier books, a good mystery, but her writing improves in later years. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Heather | 7/26/2013

    " This book focused on issues of prejudice and labels, and how this might influence beliefs of various people linked to a particular crime. I found this to be another captivating book about a crime and the trial concerning it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carolyn | 7/24/2013

    " Great story, lots of suspense, surprise ending! What else can you ask for? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen | 5/10/2013

    " Thoroughly enjoyed this book and the series of books I have read to date. Looking forward to next ones. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Blackbook | 12/15/2012

    " I am on a short Kate Wilhelm run. I haven't read her in years. I'd forgotten, she is very very good. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda | 6/26/2012

    " Another light read/listen on my MP3. When I am on the treadmill this series of books keeps me entertained. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carolyn | 2/28/2012

    " Always many twists and turns in Kate Wilhelm's writing making the Barbara Holloway series quite entertaining. I liked this one more than #2 but still not as much as #1. Enjoyed learning about Maine Coon cats. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Theresa | 2/13/2012

    " Good book to listen to while exercising! Interesting and suspensful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ricardo | 7/5/2010

    " Not a bad book but definitely not Wilhelm's best effort. The characters as usual have great depth and the story line moves along very well. I just thought the ending was a bit hurried and didn't really match the rest of the book "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 3/12/2010

    " These are so great for listening to at the gym and on long drives. Glad there are plenty! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carolyn | 2/3/2010

    " Great story, lots of suspense, surprise ending! What else can you ask for? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ruth | 4/16/2009

    " Defense Attorney Barbara Bobby Holloway and her dad defend Ted and Teddy Windover in the murder of congressman Knecht and others. All involved in the search for gold. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Blackbook | 9/24/2008

    " I am on a short Kate Wilhelm run. I haven't read her in years. I'd forgotten, she is very very good. "

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About the Author
Author Kate Wilhelm

Kate Wilhelm is the bestselling author of dozens of novels and short-story collections. Among her novels are the popular courtroom thrillers featuring attorney Barbara Holloway. Her other works include the science fiction classic Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang.

About the Narrator

Kate Fleming (a.k.a. Anna Fields) (1965–2006), winner of more than a dozen Earphones Awards and the prestigious Audie Award in 2004, was one of the most respected narrators in the industry. Trained at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, she was also a director, producer, and technician at her own studio, Cedar House Audio.