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by | Read by Bruce Reizen

Mystery & Suspense • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2002

Hitchcock Sewell owns a funeral home, hence the hearse in the title. When Hitch's friend, nightclub owner Shrimp Martin, is shot, Hitch finds out when his ex-lover, Lucy Taylor, shows up with the smoking gun. So why does Shrimp die somewhat later at the hospital of a stab wound to the heart? Hitchcock investigates, bringing listeners into contact with a cast of highly unlikable suspects. Bruce Riezen has an amicable enough voice and handles accents well but still has a hard time rising above the convoluted plot and biting dialogue. D.G. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 02]



Retail pak • Brilliance Audio • 2002

CS ISBN 1587887940 $32.95 • Eight cassettes

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