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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (40 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Merry Jones Narrator: Tanya Eby Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Elle finds the body of her soon to be ex-husband, Charlie on her sofa, stabbed to death with her kitchen knife. Elle’s close friends stand by her through the difficult funeral, but Elle alone must face the loss of the man she once loved. Except Charlie is still around. Elle feels his presence, smells his aftershave. Hears him accuse her of killing him. And even though she doesn’t believe in ghosts, she argues with him, asserting her innocence.

What makes it worse is the gap Elle has in her memory: she can’t account for her activity during the time of his murder. As she tries to clear herself by finding out how Charlie died, she discovers she had plenty of reason to kill him. Charlie had secrets. Infidelity. Unsavory business associates. Involvement with an international organization of sex abusers. The more she learns, the more danger she faces. As unscrupulous people begin to fear she will expose them, Elle races against time to avoid arrest, fight off attackers, solve the murder, and make peace with Charlie’s spirit.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Merry Jones opens some dark doors in The Trouble with Charlie. It’s devious, creepy, brilliant, and wicked fun. I absolutely loved it, cover to cover.”

    Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Assassin’s Code and Flesh & Bone

  • “Jones makes the most of her plot twists in this solid stand-alone featuring Philadelphia elementary schoolteacher Elle Brooks…Brisk prose keeps the pages turning.”

    Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jean Brazil | 12/10/2013

    " This was a netgalley freebie. Pretty enjoyable mystery about a woman who has amnesia and unfortunately, her husband is killed during one of her blackouts. Realistic characters and good plot line. I may look for more from this author. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Patricia Sheehy | 10/15/2013

    " Wow! Merry Jones does a great job engaging the reader in this well-written thriller. I loved the story line, the setting--Philadelphia--and the complex relationships among the characters. A surprise ending makes it even more enjoyable. Great job, Merry! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rickie Hinrichs | 3/14/2013

    " The book was a page turner had a hard time putting it down. Made me late at times. They understood cause their are books like that. Something fantastic about the book that red rose just kept showing up.Thank you for an interesting novel Rickie. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michelle Hines | 2/2/2013

    " Loved this book! Check out the full Tammy/Michelle review at The Nook Users Book Club my link text "

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