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Wreck the Halls

By: Sarah Graves
Narrated by: Lindsay Ellison
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Christmas is just weeks away, but what Jacobia Jake Tiptree discovers at Faye Anne Carmody's house is far from festive: a dazed Faye Anne covered with blood. Her no-good husband, Merle--Eastport's butcher and least-liked citizen--is nowhere in sight. Nowhere, that is, until Jake finds his body--wrapped in his own butcher paper. It looks like an open-and-shut case, but Jake isn't convinced. Then another resident turns up dead, and Jake knows the trail doesn't begin--or end--with Merle. Jake had planned to spend the winter rehabilitating her old house, but now she'll have to work on nailing a killer before her beloved town gets even smaller.

©2001 Sarah Graves (P)2010 BBC Audio

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Such an Enjoyable Mystery Series!

This mystery series is one of the best I’ve listened to. I can’t wait to listen to the next book! Thanks, Sarah Graves and Audible.

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really good

the series is really good.....the stories are great. however, the main character, Jacobia, I highly unlikable. flat personality, kind of bitchy and really needs to get over her ex husband.
plus as a carpenter with 30 years experience, the ho e repair portions of the book are torture to listen to. but I will continue to listen.

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Entertaining few hours

This was an okay listen but not as good as some of the others in the series. There were a lot of facts presented at the end of the "whodunit" that the listener couldn't possibly have known. This book felt like one the author sort of three on for a seasonal (Xmas) read. Still, you gotta love the characters and the narrator does a good job - except for consistently mispronouncing the word "criminy," which drives me nuts. All in all, it's a nice, light read/listen for when you want to escape the drama of your own life. If you like the series, you have to listen to keep track of what's going on in the lives of our friends in Eastport.

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Just another winter in Eastport

This is another addition to a great series. Jacobia is at her best in this latest installment. The subject matter was dark and complex. The book was very good with a fast pace that kept me turning the pages.

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Enjoying the series

On to the next book, driving, cleaning or walking these are good. Like the characters

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very interesting

you never know how long it is going to take them to solve the problem which keeps you listening cuz you have to find out what's going to happen next! can't wait to listen to the next one!

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Another great read!

Just one warning... pay attention, no napping! Lots of bodies, lots of suspects, complicated plot but very well written and read!!!

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What happened to the town brat? I doubt she stopped her shenanigans. I have been wondering for the last few books. I love this series!

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Good storyline

I enjoyed the storyline, it but had a difficult time of trying to keep all the characters apart. I almost felt like I needed to go back and take some notes.

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Good story

I have enjoyed all of these books
I like the reader people are complaining that the reader doesn't do the Maine accent very well it doesn't bother me I like the story If I was reading the book I would not do the accent and the story's are all so good