AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Rob Shapiro, Lisa Larsen

Mystery & Suspense • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2022

Narrators Rob Shapiro and Lisa Larsen superbly introduce this First State mystery, which takes place in Delaware. Listeners meet kleptomaniac/Episcopalian minister Candice Miller and grieving widower/journalist Brian Wilder at the murder scene of a shady real estate tycoon. Shapiro and Larsen's renderings of Miller and Wilder, including their contrasting perspectives, are appealing and relatable. Equally captivating is Detective Mike Flanagan, who wisely (or unwisely) allows the pair into the crime scene, which reveals loaves of bread left on each body, an act that is reminiscent of a Victorian-era tradition in which "sin eaters" consume bread to absolve the deceased's sins. The audio format keeps listeners engrossed with the diverse and agreeable characters, plausible suspects, amusing banter, and lively local color. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2023]

Digital Download • CamCat Books • 2022

DD ISBN $12.15

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×