AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Todd Haberkorn

Fiction • 5.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Narrator Todd Haberkorn's whispery tenor adds just the right eeriness to this fairy-tale-cum-ghost-story. Morgan, a gruesomely disfigured recluse, allows only his housekeeper and his doctor to see him in his family's rambling mansion. But strange children begin appearing on his doorstep, and, one-by-one, dozens more appear, seemingly out of nowhere. The kids' behavior grows especially creepy as a bizarre series of events unfolds. The children discover a mask of Morgan's old face in the attic. It fits smoothly, perfectly, over his hideous scars. Haberkorn presents the odd youngsters with childlike bluntness, while delivering Morgan's remembrances with restraint, even as his mental images grow increasingly macabre. Although the conclusion is disappointing, Haberkorn keeps the tension high enough to satisfy. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2016]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 978-1-5113-6301-3 $29.99 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-5113-6303-7 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-5113-6300-6 $14.99


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 978-1-5113-6302-0 $69.97 • Five CDs

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×