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Death at Hazel House: An Utterly Addictive Cozy Murder Mystery

A Sukey Reynolds Mystery, Book 1
Narrated by: Katie Villa
Series: A Sukey Reynolds Mystery, Book 1
Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Meet Sukey Reynolds: proud mother, wonderful cook...and police photographer turned amateur detective.

Years ago, Sukey was hoping to become a detective, but life took a different turn. Now she’s happy to be involved with the local police force, as long as she still gets to work the occasional murder case....

When Sukey arrives to photograph the body of Lorraine Chant, the beautiful wife of a wealthy businessman, she’s baffled. At first, it looks like a botched burglary, as the huge family safe has been left wide open and empty. But why does Lorraine’s rich husband claim nothing was taken? And what is he not telling the police?

Deciding to do a little investigating of her own, things take a darker turn for Sukey when she is set upon by a shady figure. What do they think she knows? As Sukey finds herself in the firing line, can she expose the true killer before it’s too late?

If you love murder mysteries by Agatha Christie, Faith Martin, or Joy Ellis, then this novel from the best-selling queen of cozy crime will have you hooked!

This book was previously published as An Inconsiderate Death.

©1997, 2019 Betty Rowlands (P)2019 Bookouture

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excellent to listen to. great voice and story.

the narrator is fantastic! I am addicted to her readings of the Betty Rowlands story's.

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  • Donna
  • 10-05-2019

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This is a pretty good mystery. It caught and held my attention, not stopping until the end of the book. The characters are interesting and I liked their even handed use in moving bits of plot smoothly along. No melodramatics except on the bad guys sides. Goodbook, good narrator.

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  • Linda Zavodny
  • 09-06-2019

MARVELOUS NARRATION TO A GREAT STORY

I am an avid fan of Betty Rowlands and thought the narration really added to the enjoyment of the story. I am looking forward to more of this series.

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  • jjr
  • 23-10-2019

Warning

Domestic abuse scenes makes this a far from cozy mystery for readers who are victims of this abuse

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  • Designerrose
  • 28-07-2019

Never a dull moment!

An exceptional plot with engaging character development had me listening every chance I got-- elevator, doctor's office and grocery store. Let's have more of Sukey!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 17-09-2020

loved

amazing story, well read! The story line and plot were well thought out. characters engaging leaving the reader awaiting the next chapter

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  • LaDwana
  • 11-03-2020

Katie Villa-My new favorite narrator

I enjoyed everything about this read and the narrator is great. I'm looking forward to diving into the rest of the series.

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  • Beatrice
  • 08-05-2019

Meh

I like the Melissa Craig series more. I thought Sukey would do more investigating. While she did contribute to investigation, she doesn't play a role in it.

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  • C. Knight
  • 09-01-2020

Not my idea of cosy!

Swearing, violence and a fair bit of sexual stuff makes this less than cosy. It’s not bad it just isn’t that nice either, and by chapter five I was tired of hearing about women’s breasts. Didn’t bother finishing it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-05-2019

Easy, light read, well constructed plot.

I wasn’t feeling too well so really wanted an easy but captivating read. This book fit the bill well. The story line & plot were well constructed. the story held my interest without being too “clever” or deep- but at the same time was s good page turner.

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  • Alicat10
  • 05-08-2019

Loved iT!

I really enjoyed this book with the twists and turns, and Would really recommend, I will try a few more of the books as they were good

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  • alan hunt
  • 26-05-2019

Finger of suspicion?

A good complicated mystery that real police would solve in no time whatsoever. Having taken Terry's fingerprints when his van was stolen, it would be an easy job to check the National Data Base and determine that he had form, certainly in far less time that this novel suggests.

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