• Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons

  • Rose Gardner Mystery, Book 2
  • By: Denise Grover Swank
  • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (89 ratings)

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The second book in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today best-selling Rose Gardner Mystery series. 

One wrongly accused man. Twenty-nine reasons for Rose to clear his name. When Rose reports for Fenton County jury duty, she figures she’s lucky to get out of a morning working at the DMV. Instead, despite a disastrous encounter with the new assistant district attorney, Mason Deveraux, she’s picked as a juror on a murder case. As the trial progresses, she realizes an ominous vision she had in the men’s restroom proves the defendant is innocent. And there’s not a cotton picking thing she can do about it. Or is there? 

As if things weren’t bad enough, Rose’s older sister Violet is going through a mid-life crisis. Violet insists that Rose stop seeing her sexy new boyfriend, Arkansas state detective Joe Simmons, and date other men. Rose is done letting people boss her around, but she can’t commit to Joe either. Still, Rose isn’t about to let the best thing in her life slip away.

©2012 Denise Grover Swank (P)2021 Denise Grover Swank

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Shannon McManus saved the day!

This is book 3 of my favorite book series of all time. However, we didn’t really have a good recording for the Audible version of the first three books because they were recorded by someone else who just really wasn’t as good and sounded old, and so unlike the twenty-four year old main character. Shannon McManus did such a great job on this fun cozy romance. Thanks to the author for recasting the audio version!