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Murder at the Lighthouse

Exham on Sea Mysteries, Book 1
Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
Series: Exham on Sea, Book 1
Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Everyone knows the dead woman under the lighthouse, but no one seems to know why she died. What brought the folk-rock star back to Exham on Sea after so many years? Who wanted her dead? Does the key to her murder lie in the town, or far away across the Atlantic?

Libby Forest arrives in Exham to build a new life making cakes and chocolates, and discovers a talent for solving mysteries, helped by Bear, an enormous Carpathian sheepdog, and a cast of local characters. The green fields, rolling hills, and sandy beaches of England's West Country provide a perfect setting for crime, intrigue, and mystery.

©2015 Frances Evesham (P)2017 Tantor

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  • John
  • 05-03-2018

Narrator Had A Cold The Whole Book

Production should have postponed the taping of this book for a couple of weeks until the narrator got over her head cold.. she was ubglubby the entire time and would have benefited greatly from a bottle of nose drops, and a good hard blow into Kleenex tissues...

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  • Deborah
  • 12-07-2019

Can’t get past the narrator

The book may be fine, but I can’t get past the narrator. Just grating and slightly off in inflection. Sounds as though she has a bad cold. Separation of characters’ voices is confusing or overwrought.

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  • BillAmazon Customer
  • 03-10-2018

Tea and scones

I am sorry I cannot rate this book and performance better than I have but in all candor it seemed that the more I tried to like this book the worse it grew on my mind. The characters all seemed to be cut from the same cloth as there speech varied little from one character to another. This was difficult to listen to. I do not think that either read or listen to another book in this series. Although I love lighthouses and seascapes this text could have been written about a field in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzTVBPyq4Dw the middle of the English countryside.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-09-2018

Not bad characters but just came to a conclusion o

Ok characters but ending a bit of a leg down...still I liked main character may get second in the series of there is one....but it needs to be a better story line

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-04-2018

Good story poor narration

this would have been much better without the narrators monotonous voice. no depth or alitteration throughout in fact she sounded bored and emphasis was all wrong. shame because good plot and interesting characters. hope she doesn't do anymore!!

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  • K E Webb
  • 12-01-2018

Disappointing

It started well , characters seemed likeable . The mystery murder too seemed interesting . However it petered out toward the finish and the solution seemed rushed and rather flat .

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  • Rex Phare
  • 30-08-2018

Mills and Boon read by Hyacinth Bucket !

Narrated by a Mrs Bouquet soundalike poor plot, poor delivery, full of clichés. Oh Dear!

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  • bracken
  • 24-06-2018

Newby

New to audible and wasn't sure what to expect.
However pleasantly surprised. Book was as expected and now will use it more. Great way to listen to books as can carry on cooking/gardening/dreaded housework, enjoying one of my favourite hobbies reading.
Great way to combine the good and the bad.
Thanks Audible for providing the perfect balance without me feeling guilty.
Bracken

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  • Larraine
  • 06-08-2019

Certainly shouldn’t be compared to the Great Agatha Christie.

Picked this author because audible was pushing this book recommending it to be in a great similar vain as an Agatha Christie mystery. Nothing like and very disappointing.

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  • CAGE
  • 23-04-2019

What a shame!

Nice little story but what a shame about the narrator. I had to force myself to continue to the end. Won’t get anything else with her reading

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  • Renka
  • 09-04-2019

Dreadful narration

This might be an interesting story but I lost interest by chapter 2 due to the awful o otonous voi e of the narrator. Her drawling , nasal , disinterested voice grates on the ears. A reasonable le story spoilt. Book returned.