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Author: Jane Stanton Hitchcock Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: June 2005 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781483056012

Publisher Description

No one brings alive the intrigues of the champagne set like Jane Stanton Hitchcock. Now Jo Slater, the wily heroine of her bestselling novel Social Crimes, returns in a dazzling new story of passion, money, and murder.

Jo Slater has it all. The queen of Manhattan society, she has dealt successfully with a tricky period in which she lost her husband, her fortune, and her reputation. But she bounced back, and now, newly single in the greatest city in the world, there is not a cloud in the sky.

Then Russell Cole, an old friend just married to a much younger woman, goes missing while yachting in Barbados. His wife, Carla, tries to befriend Jo, but Jo is suspicious. Carla’s past is murky, and now, with her billionaire husband’s money at her disposal, she seems set on conquering the highest level of New York’s social scene. Suddenly, those who oppose her start dying off, and Jo decides to take matters into her own hands.

Another set of secrets from the gilded world of New York society is revealed in a unique blend of wicked social satire combined with a page-turning mystery.

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Quotes

  • “Riveting...She exposes the dark secrets of a rarified society.”

    - New York Post
  • “Deliciously dark...a killer read.”

    - People
  • “From Jo’s first wry comment to her final maneuver, Hitchcock will have readers rooting for her to vanquish her nemesis.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • “Barbara Rosenblat’s sultry voice purrs as she recounts Carla’s financial coup.”

    - AudioFile
  •  “Pure pleasure for suspense fans.”

    - Kirkus Reviews
  • “Rosenblat’s fully differentiated, multi-accented, nuanced performance catches their eccentricities and excesses.” 

    - Kliatt

Awards

  • An Audie Award Finalist in 2006

Customer Reviews

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  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " With humor and panache, author Hitchcock concocts a devious, convoluted plot in which not one, but two truly dangerous ladies play a deadly game of cat and mouse. "

    - Linda, 2/14/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " A very intersing look at women and too much money. A fun book, well written with lots of fluff. "

    - Elaine, 1/25/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " The return of Jo Slater to New York and life with her upper crust NYC pals. As funny as the first one "

    - B, 1/20/2014
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This book was not good. It didn't keep my attention and it wasn't entertaining at all. Plus the author isn't good, she apparently doesn't have capable editors because I found a lot of mistakes. I figured the story out from the beginning and wasn't shocked by any of it. "

    - Meghan, 1/19/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Really good follow up to Social Crimes. It's not necessary to read the first before this one. There are a few mentions of the previous novel, but this is a stand alone novel. Very good - and well worth the read. "

    - Rebecca, 1/18/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Not as as good as Social Crimes, but quite entertaining. This book picked up for me toward the end. "

    - Irvin, 1/12/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Just as much fun as the first "

    - Kori, 1/9/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This book was an easy read and kept me wanting more. If you like books about swanky, extreme upper-class, snooty, gossiping women, then this book is for you. I highly recommend it as a book to read while on vacation. "

    - Amber, 1/4/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Any novel that starts with two hungover ladies is good in my book. At times, the novel seemed to get bogged down talking about NYC society but overall it was a great read. I loved the snark! "

    - Andrea, 12/5/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Nothing too special but still entertaining to listen to. If you can find it for less than $5, pick it up. I give it a 6.5 on my 10 scale "

    - Louise, 11/29/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I thought this was a fun book to read...a perfect book for summer vacation...It's about upper-class women with a murder mystery tossed in....I recommend this book.... "

    - Ellen, 11/9/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Good beach book -- quick and entertaining. "

    - Lucy, 10/31/2013
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " It was good for a day at waterworld... "

    - Alisa, 8/2/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Sequel to Social Crimes..... "

    - Jean, 8/1/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " fun escapist summer beach read "

    - Aimee, 3/19/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " A fun Mystery with believable characters. "

    - Janalynn, 3/12/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I loved this book because it kept my interest to the end. Pure fluff though. "

    - Barbara, 11/5/2012
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " sequel to Social Crimes, not quite as good as it's predecessor but I had to know more about what happens to Jo. "

    - Deidre, 11/4/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " for mystery lovers this is a good read. Many characters to keep track of! "

    - Joycew, 6/11/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " A good read, but not to the level of entertaining as Social Crimes, which was my favorite book by JSH. "

    - Anthony, 5/26/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Fun easy murder mystery for entertainment. The beginning and end are strong - she loses a little in the middle, but it's worth continuing to read. "

    - Jessica, 5/2/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Love it! There's something so delicious about high society scandal! "

    - Rachel, 4/29/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This book was a little slow and drawn out in sections, but the second half, once moving, was pretty good. "

    - Heather, 1/20/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " This is the sequel to social crimes and i thought it was great, maybe not as good as the first (but they never are) but it still kept me interested, full of high society scandal! "

    - Mandy, 7/29/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I really liked this because it had a who-dunnit kind of vibe to it. Not to mention that St. Lucia played a small role as well! "

    - Stasha, 6/8/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " for mystery lovers this is a good read. Many characters to keep track of! "

    - Joycew, 4/28/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This book was not good. It didn't keep my attention and it wasn't entertaining at all. Plus the author isn't good, she apparently doesn't have capable editors because I found a lot of mistakes. I figured the story out from the beginning and wasn't shocked by any of it. "

    - Meghan, 1/22/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " A good read, but not to the level of entertaining as Social Crimes, which was my favotire book by JSH. "

    - Anthony, 11/21/2010
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Another page turning book by Hitchcock. This book combines the upper-class life--the yachts, the parties, the clothes, the customs--with tremendous suspense and one of the greatest women characters, Jo Slater. Make sure to read the prequel Social Crimes. "

    - Lindsay, 10/16/2010
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Really good follow up to Social Crimes. It's not necessary to read the first before this one. There are a few mentions of the previous novel, but this is a stand alone novel. Very good - and well worth the read. "

    - Rebecca, 3/2/2010
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Love it! There's something so delicious about high society scandal! "

    - Rachel, 2/24/2010
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " The return of Jo Slater to New York and life with her upper crust NYC pals. As funny as the first one "

    - B, 2/10/2010
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I thought this was a fun book to read...a perfect book for summer vacation...It's about upper-class women with a murder mystery tossed in....I recommend this book.... "

    - Ellen, 11/3/2009
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I really liked this because it had a who-dunnit kind of vibe to it. Not to mention that St. Lucia played a small role as well! "

    - Stasha, 6/21/2009
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " A fun Mystery with believable characters. "

    - Janalynn, 2/24/2009
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Just as much fun as the first "

    - Kori, 1/23/2009
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " This is the sequel to social crimes and i thought it was great, maybe not as good as the first (but they never are) but it still kept me interested, full of high society scandal! "

    - Mandy, 10/14/2008
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " With humor and panache, author Hitchcock concocts a devious, convoluted plot in which not one, but two truly dangerous ladies play a deadly game of cat and mouse. "

    - Linda, 8/29/2008
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This book was a little slow and drawn out in sections, but the second half, once moving, was pretty good. "

    - Heather, 4/26/2008
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " A very intersing look at women and too much money. A fun book, well written with lots of fluff. "

    - Elaine, 10/9/2007
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This book was an easy read and kept me wanting more. If you like books about swanky, extreme upper-class, snooty, gossiping women, then this book is for you. I highly recommend it as a book to read while on vacation. "

    - Amber, 8/28/2007
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Good beach book -- quick and entertaining. "

    - Lucy, 7/26/2007

About the Author

Jane Stanton Hitchcock is the New York Times bestselling author of Mortal Friends, The Witches’ Hammer, Social Crimes, and Trick of the Eye, as well as several plays. She lives with her husband, syndicated foreign-affairs columnist Jim Hoagland, in New York City and Washington, DC.

About the Narrator

Barbara Rosenblat, one of the most awarded narrators in the business, was selected by AudioFile magazine as one of the Golden Voices of the Twentieth Century. She has received the prestigious Audie Award multiple times and has earned more than fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has also appeared in film, television, and theater, both in London’s West End and on Broadway.