I have audiobook ADD.
I have the worst time listening to books. I tend to fade out and start thinking about other things, or even focus on driving, which is so distracting when I'm at a crucial point in the book. Honestly. It's like people are TRYING to be complete assholes about it.
Anyway, I've been listening to a lot of audiobooks, and one of the recent ones that I LOVED was M.C. Beaton's Death of a Gentle Lady.
|Isn't it atmospheric?|
I am in LOVE with the reader, Graeme Malcolm.
|Seriously. His voice is a dream.|
Not this time.
I loved listening to the book, not only because the story was engaging, but because the soft lilt made my drive easier and more pleasurable.
As I said, I tend to fade in and out, and even though there were quite a few characters, I could follow along pretty well.
Hamish becomes engaged to a Russian woman, Ayesha whom he thought was a maid, but turned out to be a prostitute. The woman she worked for, Mrs. Gentle, winds up dead, and then, so does Ayesha.
Hamish is also plagued by the nefarious machinations of one of his superiors.
Hamish does his detective work and finds the killer [I won't spoil it - I was surprised] and gives his evil superior the what-for and he lives to take care of his cat and dog in his tiny police station, ready for another story.
I really hope Graeme Malcolm reads that one, too.