Interpretation of Murder

Interpretation of Murder American Sign Language interpreter Jane Ciardi s life changes when she takes a job from a Cleveland private detective and agrees to keep tabs on a deaf African American teenager whose odd behavior ala

  • Title: Interpretation of Murder
  • Author: B.K. Stevens
  • ISBN: 9781626942585
  • Page: 385
  • Format: ebook
  • American Sign Language interpreter Jane Ciardi s life changes when she takes a job from a Cleveland private detective and agrees to keep tabs on a deaf African American teenager whose odd behavior alarms her wealthy father Jane also needs to discover the truth behind two murders including the murder of the first interpreter the detective hired.To get closer to the teenageAmerican Sign Language interpreter Jane Ciardi s life changes when she takes a job from a Cleveland private detective and agrees to keep tabs on a deaf African American teenager whose odd behavior alarms her wealthy father Jane also needs to discover the truth behind two murders including the murder of the first interpreter the detective hired.To get closer to the teenager, Jane joins a fitness center owned by a family that brings new meaning to the word dysfunctional The Jane learns about the center, the she suspects some people go there to get than a workout Somehow, she realizes, the fitness center s secrets are connected to the two murders and to the deaf teenager s odd behavior Jane s struggle to unravel all the secrets tests her resourcefulness, her loyalties, and her courage but will that be enough to save her life

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    1. When a ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter is ask to spy on a young woman, she is hesitant on the grounds that it might not be ethical. After some debate she accepts the job and is quickly drawn into a possible murder mystery.

    2. When I finished reading Interpretation of a Murder, I thought, “I’m glad I read that.” If you like amateur sleuth mysteries with a touch of romance and a whole lot of depth, then you’ll enjoy this debut novel by acclaimed short-story author B. K. Stevens. She populates this story with multi-dimensional characters starting with her protagonist, a martial-arts enthusiast American Sign Language interpreter, Jane Ciardi.Jane, unable to obtain much work as an ASL interpreter, scratches out a [...]

    3. Set in Cleveland, a sign language interpreter is hired by a private detective to help keep tabs on an African-American deaf teenager. The teenager's father, a lawyer, is afraid that his daughter's boyfriend - an older white man - is leading his daughter into trouble. The interpreter joins a fitness center to get close to the teenager and soon finds the center - and those involved with it - have a lot of secrets and may be connected to two murders.Very unique and interesting main character. Autho [...]

    4. Sign language interpreter, Jane Ciardi, has an unusual ethical problem–her high standards got her blacklisted and now she’s scraping for jobs. She’s hired by a private detective to befriend and follow a deaf young woman. Two murders later, the reader is following them to an upscale gym and guessing that any one of the dysfunctional family of owners could have been the culprit. Well plotted and with a compassionate glimpse into the deaf community, Stevens gives us a very good ride in this t [...]

    5. BK Stevens tells a compelling story in this fascinating mystery. Her protagonist is an American Sign Language interpreter who studies martial arts and unravels several layers of deceit and murder even as she interprets for a deaf young woman. I have a background in both linguistics and martial arts, and I can say she does a great job writing those parts, which move the story along with a number of thrilling twists. Highly recommend!

    6. When American Sign Language interpreter Jane Ciardi's accepts a job from a private detective to monitor the odd behavior of a deaf teenager whose recent behavior has alarmed her wealthy father, she soon finds herself searching for the truth behind two murders - including the first interpreter the detective hired. Well - paced, well-written.

    7. Super excitingIf you're an interpreter you're going to love this book.Funny and interesting into two different worlds. Easy read in between interpreting jobs.

    8. An intriguing plot, unique premise, and a compelling main character make for a great mystery. Highly recommended.

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