Fallout : V. I. Warshawski

  • by Sara Paretsky
  • Narrated by Liza Ross
  • Series: V. I. Warshawski
  • 14 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

V. I. Warshawski's impossible goddaughter, Bernie, convinces her to look for August, a young filmmaker who has disappeared. The evidence indicates that he has gone to Kansas in the company of Emerald, an older black movie actress who wants to film the story of her life.
Her search takes V. I. from the military base Emerald was born on to the farm where she grew up outside a university town, ploughing up past and present-day secrets as she goes. What is happening at the former nuclear missile site next door to the farm? What happened at the site in 1983, when students tried to stage their own version of Greenham Common? Everywhere V. I. turns she seems to be finding more trouble - with not a sign of August and Emerald. And then trouble turns to death....

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Tortuous and dragged out.

This story could have been told in half the time. I found the narrator's voice totally wrong for the character, she sounds too old, and her voice goes between two registers which is strange.
The bones of the story were OK, but by 4 hours in I started checking how much longer there was in the book..... Good God, another 10 hours? This is never a good sign as I realised that I am getting bored. There was such a lot of unnecessary padding that I felt I did well to stay with it until the end.
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- mollyeyre

excellent in Kansas

Sleepless nights listening to the end. A real cliff hanger. Well read. VI at her best
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- Liz H.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-04-2017
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton