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Another great review of "The 5 Manners of Death" in audiobook. 4 out of 5 Star Review published on Goodreads and Audible.com.

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really liked it
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I received this book for free. I am voluntarily leaving this review and all opinions expressed herein are my own.

Dr. Diana Braton lives with her daughter, but her medical practice pulls time away from her family life. Her ex-husband [who has remarried] lives nearby but Diana doesn't trust him. Suddenly people around her begin to die and her Aunt Phoebe might be connected to their deaths. Diana does not want to believe that Phoebe is involved. On top of the current murders, a skeleton is uncovered and identified as a boy Phoebe went to college with and went missing back in the 1960's. Dr. Bratton begins to work with the police to hopefully uncover evidence which will lead away from Aunt Phoebe but the more she probes, the more questions she has.

This is a solid mystery which switches from the 1960's when Phoebe was in college to present day. The character development of Dr. Braton and her Aunt Phoebe were fantastic. Her ex-husband was a bit one-dimensional. However, there are plenty of quirky and sinister characters which add to wonderful layers to the story. The setting of the south provided a lot of intrigue to the mystery. There were plenty of suspects and twists to this story, which keeps you guessing as to what really happened.

I listened to this story -- the narrator, Steven Jay Cohen, did a wonderful job in creating the atmosphere of the south with all of the different characters. He enhanced the written word with his narrative and was able to deftly create a feeling of suspense/anxiety.https://www.audible.com/pd/B07K4X6RVD/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-132576&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_132576_rh_us

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