A Real Shot in the Arm

  • by Annette Roome
  • Narrated by Jacqueline King
  • 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Fed up with household chores and an uncaring husband, English mother Chris Martin, 40, gets a job on the small local paper, trading one form of drudgery for another until she happens on the body of a teacher who appears to have hanged himself, but who really died of a heroin overdose. Chris and wisecracking reporter Pete Schiavo, who soon beds her, uncover blackmail, a crooked real estate deal, bribery, police corruption, and a drug connection.

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What the Critics Say

"[A] Nancy Drew story for grownups." (Publishers Weekly)

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A Real Shot in the arm

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. A relaxing story that most housewifes can relate to with a touch of murder/mystery, affairs and everyday life. Couldn't stop listening, though the ending came too soon, and the plot kept you hanging on until the end. Worth a listen!
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- Julia

Book Details

  • Release Date: 21-07-2006
  • Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd