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LIFE IS SHORT AND THEN YOU DIE Mystery Writers of America Presents First Encounters with Murder

by | Read by Graham Halstead, Laura Knight Keating

Young Adult Ages 14+ • 12.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

This collection of short stories, written by members of The Mystery Writers of America, looks at teens facing their first exposure to murder, whether as perpetrator, victim, or witness. Graham Halstead and Laura Knight Keating alternate narrating duties depending on the gender of a story's speaker, bringing the variety of characters to life. In the opening story, Keating's voice goes from curiosity to anger as the narrator slowly realizes she's a victim--and who is responsible. In a later story, Halstead is believable as a young French Resistance fighter who must navigate an occupied town, uncover a mole, and avenge his father's death. The stories vary in quality, but the narrators give each one a unique voice. N.E.M. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2020]

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2019

CD ISBN 9781980057611 $97.87 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN 9781980057659 $98.00

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