Hotel Paradise by Martha Grimes audiobook
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Hotel Paradise

By Martha Grimes
Read by Robin Miles

Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio 9780679441878

The Emma Graham Series: Book 1

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781978681293

  • ISBN: 9781978681293

Runtime: 15.05 Hours
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Internationally acclaimed Martha Grimes once again turns her hand to crafting a story of such rich atmosphere and intricate suspense that she transports the listener to a world unlike any other. A once-fashionable, now fading resort hotel. A spinster aunt living in an attic. Dirt roads that lead to dead ends. A house full of secrets and old, dusty furnishings, uninhabited for almost half a century. A 12-year-old girl with a passion for double-chocolate ice cream sodas, and decaying lakefronts, and an obsession with the death by drowning of another young girl, 40 years before.

Like all important events in the past, there are repercussions and ramifications in the present. In the world as seen by Martha Grimes, those repercussions simmer and seethe and wind their way through hearts and souls. The ramifications can be subtle. Or exhilarating. Passionate. And they can also be deadly.

Hotel Paradise is a delicate yet excruciating view of the pettiness and cruelty of small town America. It is a look at the difficult decisions a young girl must make on her way to becoming an adult and the choices she must make between right and wrong, between love and truth, between life and death. It is a novel with extraordinary range and depth that ultimately becomes a thrilling morality play.

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Author Bio: Martha Grimes

Author Bio: Martha Grimes

Martha Grimes is the author of more than thirty books, twenty-four of them featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Richard Jury. In 1983, she received the Nero Wolfe Award for best mystery of the year for The Anodyne Necklace. She is the winner of the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 15.05
Audience: Adult
Language: English