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Barbara Ross presents Book 1 in the Jane Darrowfield series.

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Jane Darrowfield is a year into her retirement, and she's already traveled and planted a garden. She's organized her photos, her recipes, and her spices. The statistics suggest she has at least a few more decades ahead of her, so she better find something to do . . .

After Jane helps a friend with a sticky personal problem, word starts to spread around her bridge club—and then around all of West Cambridge, Massachusetts—that she's the go-to girl for situations that need discreet fixing. Soon she has her first paid assignment—the director of a fifty-five-and-over condo community needs her to de-escalate hostilities among the residents. As Jane discovers after moving in for her undercover assignment, the mature set can be as immature as any high schoolers, and war is breaking out between cliques.

It seems she might make some progress—until one of the aging "popular kids" is bludgeoned to death with a golf club. And though the automatic sprinklers have washed away much of the evidence, Jane's on course to find out whodunit . . .

"Her performance is well paced and her intonation and inflection make for an interesting listen." ---Carla Loves to Read Blog

"Odom's strong expression builds up or releases tension, depending on the situation, allowing listeners to live Jane's experiences along with her." ---AudioFile

Jane Darrowfield, Professional Busybody


Author Barbara Ross

Narrated by Traci Odom

Publication date Jun 30, 2020

Running time 6 hrs 29 min

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