Blanche Passes Go by Barbara Neely audiobook

Blanche Passes Go

By Barbara Neely
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Tantor Audio 9781941298442

The Blanche White Series: Book 4

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The fourth, ground-breaking mystery featuring African-American maid and amateur sleuth Blanche White by Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award winning author Barbara Neely Blanche White returns to Farleigh, North Carolina for the summer to help her best friend with her catering business. It's a homecoming rich with the potential for new romance and fraught with the pain of facing the man who raped her at knife-point years ago but was never prosecuted for the crime. Shortly after Blanche arrives, a young woman is murdered and the clues point to the rapist. Blanche investigates, determined not to let him get away with another crime . . . nor is she willing to let his money-hungry sister marry a sweet, mentally-challenged man for his wealth. With her usual persistence, feisty wit, and indomitable spirit, her quest for the truth reveals the racism and sexism that still permeate the new south, but also the conflicts that divide her own family . . . and that might prevent her from accepting the love she so richly deserves.

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The fourth, ground-breaking mystery featuring African-American maid and amateur sleuth Blanche White by Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award winning author Barbara Neely

Blanche White returns to Farleigh, North Carolina for the summer to help her best friend with her catering business. It's a homecoming rich with the potential for new romance and fraught with the pain of facing the man who raped her at knife-point years ago but was never prosecuted for the crime. Shortly after Blanche arrives, a young woman is murdered and the clues point to the rapist. Blanche investigates, determined not to let him get away with another crime . . . nor is she willing to let his money-hungry sister marry a sweet, mentally-challenged man for his wealth. With her usual persistence, feisty wit, and indomitable spirit, her quest for the truth reveals the racism and sexism that still permeate the new south, but also the conflicts that divide her own family . . . and that might prevent her from accepting the love she so richly deserves.

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Author Bio: Barbara Neely

Author Bio: Barbara Neely

Barbara Neely (1941–2020) was a novelist, short-story writer, and author of the popular Blanche White mystery novels. She was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 2020. The first book in this series, Blanche on the Lam, won the Agatha, the Macavity, and the Anthony—three of the four major mystery awards for best first novel—as well as the Go On Girl! Book Club award for a debut novel. Books in the Blanche White series have been taught in courses at Howard University, Northwestern, Bryn Mawr, Old Dominion, Boston College, Appalachian State University, Washington State University and Guttenberg University in Mainz, Germany.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Women
Runtime: 12.35
Audience: Adult
Language: English