• Sleight of Hand

  • A Barbara Holloway Novel
  • By: Kate Wilhelm
  • Narrated by: Anna Fields
  • Series: Barbara Holloway, Book 9
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-12-06
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.0 (1 rating)


When a seemingly simple case turns complicated, respected attorney Barbara Holloway must rethink her game plan. Gregarious Las Vegas entertainer and ex-con Wally Lederer claims he's turned his life around. But when Jay Wilkins, a childhood friend, accuses Wally of stealing a valuable artifact, it's up to Barbara to ferret out the truth. Wally swears he's innocent. But when a murder takes place and the police name Wally as their prime suspect, Barbara knows he is in serious trouble. As Barbara begins to "dig up the dirt", she is shocked to learn that Jay's wife is now missing and that Jay himself is far from being the upstanding businessman he claimed to be. Before long, new evidence points toward an unlikely killer. But the truth that would protect her client could jeopardize another life she means to save.
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©2006 Kate Wilhelm (P)2006 Blackstone Audio Inc.
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Critic reviews

"Wilhelm has produced another intricately plotted mystery with an ethical dilemma at its core." ( Booklist)
"Compelling....The fast-paced plot...leads to an exciting trial with closing arguments sure to delight any legal-thriller fan." ( Publishers Weekly)
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4 out of 5 stars
By C. A. Gelsinger on 28-09-07

Kudos for Anna Fields

Just writing in support of Anna Fields, who is one of the best narrators in the business. Her male voices are particularly good, and her inflection and intonation are always superb.

Barbara Holloway has become as familiar as an old shoe through this series; it's definitely worth starting at the beginning, even if you have to go back to the old fashioned printed word for some of the early installments.

Sleight of Hand is not my favorite of the series, but it's entertaining. You can't just skip over it because I wasn't all that impressed, now can you?

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5 out of 5 stars
By Bruce on 18-03-07


As good as the rest. I hope any other books in this series are released ASAP Just LOVE them

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4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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