Behind the Mic: Pretty As a Picture by Elizabeth Little, Read by Julia Whelan
Movie Buffs and Mystery Lovers Everywhere, Rejoice!
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AudioFile’s Robin Whitten and host Jo Reed discuss a murder mystery that’s sure to delight film buffs everywhere. Marissa Dahl is a film editor who is hired to replace a recently fired editor and stumbles into a murder on a resort island off of Delaware. Julia Whelan is a magnificent narrator and delivers all the many emotional shifts—fear, comedy, romance, anxiety—with absolute certainty. The audiobook succeeds as both a witty send-up of the film industry and a lively mystery full of mayhem.
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