• Murder Among Us, Mitchell and Markby Village, Book 4

  • By: Ann Granger
  • Narrated by: Judith Boyd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 25-01-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (54 ratings)

Summary

When an ambitious hotelier announces that he will be converting Springwood Hall into a smart country hotel, his plan is greeted with a chorus of local disapproval, led by the fearsome Hope Mapple, head of the Society for the Preservation of Historical Bamford. So the grand opening, to which all are invited, promises to be a lively affair, particularly since Hope is planning a disruptive protest "streak". However, Hope is to be unwittingly upstaged by the discovery of a recently murdered body on the premises. Chief Inspector Markby and his guest Meredith Mitchell's summer treat has suddenly become a horribly sobering crime scene.
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©1992 Ann Granger
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Critic reviews

"Good pacing, a well-organized plot, a wry sense of humor, and quirky characters." ( Library Journal)
"Judith Boyd's warm, slightly vibrato voice heightens the appeal of this delightful addition to Granger's popular...mystery series." ( AudioFile)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Kirstine on 07-01-08

Entertaining murder mystery

Anne Granger manages to produce a string of murder mysteries that are different enough to avoid becoming formulaic. She aims for a lighter, entertaining style of detective fiction that avoids the gritty reality of, say, Ian Rankin or Peter Robinson.

You need to concentrate while listening to the early chapters of this particular story because the main characters are introduced into the story relatively quickly and you need to remember who is whom. However, as usual for Anne Granger books, the personalities of the various characters are well-defined and one can follow the story.

Judith Boyd is an excellent reader and certainly helps to fix a picture of the different characters in ones mind. Important for an audio book.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Ernest on 07-01-13

Great read!

I always enjoy Ann Granger and this didn't disappoint. As ever a great mystery I love the various different misleading "clues" kept me glued to the book. Great read.

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5 out of 5 stars
By John on 20-07-18

A Most Enjoyable Listen...

Once again Ann has delivered a good solid listen.. Deft and not too drawn out ,.. I’m on to her next one in the series..

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4 out of 5 stars
By Pat on 15-01-10

English hamlet death

A little slow to start, but a nice English mystery. The characters are well written, and the ending pleasant.

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