Audiobook review of Murder in the Mystery Suite

Posted May 7, 2015 by Stormi in Audiobook Reviews, Book Reviews / 5 Comments

Audiobook review of Murder in the Mystery Suite

I received this book for free from Tantor Audio in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams
Length: 8 hours and 48 minutes
Genres: Cozy, Mystery
Published by Berkley Pages: 304
Format: Audiobook
Source: Tantor Audio

Narrator: Johanna Parker
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Tucked away in the rolling hills of rural western Virginia is the storybook resort of Storyton Hall, catering to book lovers who want to get away from it all. To increase her number of bookings, resort manager Jane Steward has decided to host a Murder and Mayhem week so that fans of the mystery genre can gather together for some role-playing and fantasy crime solving.

But when the winner of the scavenger hunt, Felix Hampden, is found dead in the Mystery Suite, and the valuable book he won as his prize is missing, Jane realizes one of her guests is an actual murderer. Amid a resort full of fake detectives, Jane is bound and determined to find a real-life killer. There’s no room for error as Jane tries to unlock this mystery before another vacancy opens up…

Also by this author: A Killer Plot, Murder in the Paperback Parlor, A Deadly Cliché (A Books by the Bay Mystery #2), Pies and Prejudice (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery #1), Peach Pies and Alibis (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery #2), A Killer Collection, The Path of the Crooked, The Last Word (A Books by the Bay Mystery #3), Pecan Pies and Homicides, A Fatal Appraisal, Lemon Pies and Little White Lies (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery #4), A Deadly Dealer, Murder in the Secret Garden, Breach of Crust, A Treacherous Trader, Carbs and Cadavers, Fit to Die, Chili Con Corpses (A Supper Club Mystery, #3), The Way of the Wicked , A Killer Keepsake, Written in Stone , Poisoned Prose, Lethal Letters , Writing All Wrongs , Killer Characters , The Battered Body , Black Beans & Vice , Pasta Mortem

This is my first cozy by this author and even though it wasn’t humorous like I prefer them it was still a decent read and I will continuing the series.

What I thought of this book.

Jane runs Storyton Hall a resort for book lovers and to gain more attention she has decided to make themed weeks and her first one is Murder and Mayhem for all the mystery lovers out there. They have a lot of fun things set up and one is a scavenger hunt and the person who won would get a book.

It’s a rare book and it seem that more than one person wants to get their hands on it, so much that the might have even committed murder. To make matters worse they gave away the wrong book, Jane’s aunt didn’t mean to giveaway that one because it really was rare and had a note tucked into the cover that was really important.

The book is missing two people are dead and Jane has to try and keep as much of it under wraps as she can because she doesn’t want to ruin the fun the guest are having or have it ruin her resort. Amidst all the mystery buffs Jane has to try and an find a murder.

Not only does Jane have to try and find a murderer but she finds out that she is next in line to protect a vault full of rare books! It’s like a secret society and her aunt is passing it on to her, so she has to learn how to protect herself and the books..what fun!

Jane’s is a great character, she runs a book resort! I mean how cool is that to run a resort that is filled with all sorts of bibliophiles. I think her themed weeks are great and so excited that the first one was murder and mayhem as I am a lover of mysteries. I can’t wait to see what other themed weeks she comes up with or the trouble she gets into.

If you love cozies then you might find this a fun romp so check it out! 🙂

The Narrator:

This is my first book with this author. The narrator Johanna Parker took a little while to get use to at first but once it got going she became Jane.

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5 responses to “Audiobook review of Murder in the Mystery Suite

  1. I haven’t read this but I own it as I can’t resist hotels or bookish locations or cozies for that matter! I’ve never listened to a cozy so I wonder how that would work for me. As it is you have me interested in reading this one again! I’ll have to dig it off my shelf!

  2. I’ve been saying I’m going to try this genre for over a year now. Gosh! I really need to do that, this might be a good introduction to the genre.
    Good job Stormi 🙂

  3. I bet a cozy would work really well as an audio. They tend to be light and as you say humorous..but I like more maybe this will appeal more to me.

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