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DOWN DON'T BOTHER ME A Slim in Little Egypt Mystery, Book 1

by | Read by Johnny Heller

Mystery & Suspense • 7 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2015

Living in a dying, hardscrabble region can be a depressing existence, and the part of southern Illinois known as Little Egypt, with its dwindling coal mines, would definitely qualify as such a place. Despite being stuck in a thankless job in the Knight Hawk mine, Slim maintains an upbeat outlook, largely due to his precocious tween daughter, Ancy. Narrator Johnny Heller excels with the twangy-voiced Slim's wry observations about the saints and sinners around him. When the Knight Hawk's owner hires Slim to track down his missing son-in-law, a photographer, Slim accepts to ensure his daughter's financial future. Soon the bodies are piling up quicker than the coal, and Slim wants to find answers and a way out. With a cartload of accents and other speech variations, Heller skillfully brings to life the tweakers, thugs, and old hippies that populate Little Egypt as a conspiracy goes out of control, much to listeners' delight. D.E.M. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2015]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2015

CD ISBN 9781481534178 $29.99 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9780062373861 $24.99

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2015

CD ISBN 9781481534161 $49.99 • Six CDs

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