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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (663 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 Death on Demand Mysteries Release Date:
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In honor of Agatha Christie’s one hundredth birthday, mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance Darling plans a weeklong celebration of mystery, treasure hunts, title clues, and Christie trivia. Yet even as the champagne is chilling and the happy guests begin arriving on Broward’s Rock Island, Annie feels a niggling sense of doom. But the last thing she or her guests expect is that the scheduled fun and mayhem will include a real-life murder. The unexpected arrival of Neil Bledsoe, the most despised book critic in America, was sure to raise a few hackles. An advocate of hard-boiled detection and gory true crime, Bledsoe drops a bombshell on the devoted Christie assemblage: He’s penning a scurrilous biography of the grand dame of suspense herself. Before the first title clue is solved, no less than two attempts are made on Bledsoe’s life. Now Annie and her unflappable husband, Max Darling, find themselves trying to stop a murder in the making—only the first corpse isn’t the one they’re expecting … and it isn’t the last.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Exuberantly celebrates the centenary of Agatha Christie’s birth with a clever plot and an array of puzzles for readers.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Murder mystery fans will find this an exciting read, especially if they have read Agatha Christie. It’s a good story even if they haven’t.”

    Library Journal

  • “An elaborately plotted homage to Agatha Christie.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kimberly | 12/19/2013

    " This is one of Carolyn Hart's best in that she weaves the mysteries of Christie into her own story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Cathy Spicer | 10/20/2013

    " B: I enjoy Harts DoD series but this wasn't my favorite. Probably just because I'm not that familiar with Agatha Christie's work and that was the whole theme of the story. Thankfully you can pick up this series out of order and still follow along fine. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kim | 10/14/2013

    " Entertaining despite its flaws. The author often seemed didactic with all her title dropping and trivia, had a tendency to state character traits rather than show them, and skipped scenes involving the main characters in order to suprise the reader. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Vicky Beltz | 6/17/2013

    " Cozy murder mysteries set out of a bookstore "Death On Demand." "

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