Library Ed. Recorded Books 2015
CD ISBN 9781464035562 $92.75 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781501902703 $49.75 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781464035586 $83.00
Narrator Davina Porter is the highlight of this drawn-out installment in the Isabel Dalhousie mystery series. Dalhousie is sought out by a mother whose young son "discovers" he's lived an earlier life when he visits a lighthouse. Porter portrays Dalhousie enthusiastically as she attempts to help the family, particularly when the child expresses a wish to die and return to his former life. Spirited descriptions of lighthouses and their surroundings bring Scotland's wild seashore vividly to life. However, Dalhousie's detailed musings about EVERYTHING--well rendered but very intrusive--make the mystery a minor part of the story. Listeners will be disappointed by the contrived solution to the mystery, although Porter's deft presentation may be some consolation. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2016]
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