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  • Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Phoenix Books, 2006.

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General Note:
Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 6:01:47.
Edited by Christine Matthews.
Formatted Contents Note:
GDMFSOB / Nevada Barr -- The house of deliverance / Christine Matthews -- Lawn and order / Carole Nelson Douglas -- Joy ride / Nancy Pickard -- The next-door collector / Elizabeth Massie -- Acid test / Sara Paretsky -- Trailer trashed / Barbara Collins -- An invisible minus sign / Denise Mina -- Purrz, Baby / Vicky Hendricks -- The next nice day / S.J. Rozan -- He said-- she said / Marcia Muller -- How to murder your mother-in-law / Suzann Ledbetter -- Vanquishing the infidel / Eileen Dreyer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Shannon Engemann and Henrietta Tiefenthaler.
Summary, etc.:
Wisteria Lane has nothing on these grandest dames of mystery ... In the expert hands of two of the mystery world's top storytellers, being a housewife takes on a whole new meaning. Get ready for a lethal mix of meddling mothers-in-law, creepy neighbors, cheating husbands, fickle female friends, careers left behind, out-of-control kids, steamy sex, and much, much more in this thrilling collection of never-before-published stories! Go behind the lace curtains and PTA smiles to explore the often mind-numbing reality of being a housewife. You'll scream, you'll recognize yourself or your best friend in each of these deadly situations. Join Nevada Barr, Barbara Collins, Carole Nelson Douglas, Eileen Dreyer, Vicki Hendricks, Suzann Ledbetter, Elizabeth Massie, Christine Matthews, Denise Mina, Marcia Muller, Sara Paretsky, Nancy Pickard, S.J. Rozan, and Julie Smith on a riotous ride through the dark but often hilarious corners of the housewife psyche.
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 86677 KB; MP3 file size: 169969 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Housewives > Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories, American.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Short stories.

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