Listen Up! Audiobook Review: Hexed Hiss-tory by Danielle Garrett

Posted December 13, 2021 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Paranormal Fiction, Rating B Tags: , , , , ,

Audiobook review: Hexed Hiss-tory by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook cover of Hexed Hiss-tory by Danielle GarrettHexed Hiss-tory opens about two weeks after the conclusion of the previous book, Witchy Whiskers. Cora and Selene are looking for the missing Aunt Lavender, who they now know was kidnapped. They aren’t getting any leads and the sheriff doesn’t seem to be overly willing to help.

When their first solid lead for finding Lavender is found dead, Cora and Selene think his accidental death is really murder. I like that Cora falls into sleuthing rather that goes at it with intent. She’s trying to find out what happened to her aunt. This leads to finding a dead body. Since she believes there may be a connection, she looks into his death since it was ruled an accident. She is definitely more actively involved in the whodunit this time around.

We get more about Cora’s personal life in Hexed Hiss-tory. Her ex is still in town and hanging around. I don’t like how her family is blatantly ignoring Cora’s wishes to keep her ex as a friend, but in the end, the storyline works out. I do enjoy the budding romance between Cora and Clint.

Narration: Ms. Ronconi continues to provide the voice of Cora and her friends. Shared in the first person POV of Cora, Ms. Ronconi provides an upbeat voice for Cora, matching emotion fitting to the story. Ms. Ronconi alters each character’s voice based on age, gender, background, and species. And Selene’s voice is still awesome- a perfect fit for the annoying cat. 

Hexed Hiss-tory is another fun tale in the Nine Lives Magic series. I am enjoying following Cora as she finds her place with Selene and Clint and growing into an amateur sleuth. Selene is still annoying as all, but has her moments.

My Ratings

Story: B+
Narration: B+

About the Book:

Have you ever wished your cat could talk to you? If so, allow my story to be your cautionary tale.

Following a disturbing revelation regarding my Aunt Lavender, my reluctant familiar and I have to work together to solve another mystery—one that hits much closer to home.

Unfortunately, Selene isn’t big on the whole ‘teamwork’ concept.

Author: Danielle Garrett
Narrator: Amanda Ronconi
Series: Nine Lives Magic #2
Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery
Audiobook Release Date: October 26, 2021
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 5 hrs 54 min
Source: Tantor Audio
Audio Speed: 1.25x

Purchase Info:
Audible/Amazon (affiliate link)

Reviews in the Series:
Witchy Whiskers by Danielle Garrett (Nine Lives Magic #1) – Audiobook Review