A Candle for the Bag Lady

  • by Lawrence Block
  • Narrated by Lawrence Block
  • 1 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Matthew Scudder investigates the brutal murder of a woman known as the “bag lady.” A seemingly homeless woman, she turns out to have distributed her substantial wealth in a complex will naming random strangers. Where did the money come from? Why was she living in such reduced circumstances? And why in the world did she choose these beneficiaries - the owner of a local newspaper stand, a neighbor she rarely spoke to, the detective himself - when her real friends and acquaintances got nothing at all? And how is all this linked to her murder?

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candle for the bag lady

An intriguing book, where you cant wait for the list of heirs to her unknown fortune be revealed. it could have been a lot longer, so that we had more answers, but it was enjoyable for all that
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- Queenie

A Pleasant Surprise

The synopsis looked intriguing and it was a very different approach however I have really enjoyed listening to this and will look for more by author
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- Linda

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-12-2012
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.