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Author: Brad Smith Narrator: Graham Winton Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Audio Length: Series:The Virgil Cain Series Release Date: September 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781470367091

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In upstate New York, Virgil Cain is drawing hay behind his team of massive Percherons when two movie scouts show up and offer $500 a day to use the horses in a film to be shot in the area. Virgil, in need of cash, reluctantly pockets the money, but he soon finds the chaotic set of Frontier Woman to be more trouble than it' s worth. Savvy producer Sam Sawchuk is in over her head; when she' s not propping up her talent-challenged husband-cum-director, she' s trying to keep tabs on a new investor, the Native American casino owner Ronnie Red Hawk, a rambling egomaniac with designs on an infamous starlet. When the film' s leading lady turns up dead, Virgil discovers that more is at stake than the carnal interests of a casino magnate and the production of a major motion picture. And although he' d rather leave the whole bunch to stew in their own juices, he realizes he needs to step in before a charming ten-year-old actress named Georgia becomes the next victim.

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  • “Wonderfully wrought characters, delicious wit, and droll storytelling make this a delightful romp.”

    - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • “Genuinely entertaining fiction.”

    - Booklist
  • “Slyly entertaining satire.”

    - Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

Brad Smith is the author of numerous novels, including The Return of Kid Cooper, which won the Western Writers of America 2019 Spur Award for Best Traditional Novel. One-Eyed Jacks was nominated for the Dashiell Hammett Prize, and All Hat became a 2007 major motion picture staring Keith Carradine. He has worked as a farmer, signalman, insulator, truck driver, bartender, schoolteacher, maintenance mechanic, roofer, and carpenter.

About the Narrator

Graham Winton is a television, film, and voice actor who has won the Audie Award for Best Narration. He has appeared on such television shows as Blue Bloods, Law & Order, All My Children, and As the World Turns.