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A CRYPTIC CLUE Hunter and Clewe, Book 1

by | Read by Carrington MacDuffie

Mystery & Suspense • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Carrington MacDuffie impressively presents this lackluster story, reminiscent of an English manor house mystery--except this is set in North Carolina. Listeners meet troubled 30-something Cameron Clewe and retired librarian Jane Hunter. Jane is hired to catalog Clewe's massive book collection, which is heavy on mysteries. Colorful descriptions of eccentric characters and Clewe's mansion, including hidey-holes inside and out, are well rendered. When Clewe's spoiled ex-girlfriend is found murdered after a gala, he's the main suspect. MacDuffie captures Jane's resourcefulness as she attempts to clear him, using her mystery knowledge. Sadly, the predictable story, slow pace, and unappealing characters aren't redeemed by MacDuffie's spirited presentation. Nonetheless, Agatha Christie and cozy mystery fans may enjoy this. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2023]

Trade Ed. • Dreamscape • 2023

DD ISBN 9781666637175 $17.99

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