AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE FIFTH PETAL The Lace Reader, Book 2

by | Read by Ann Marie Lee

Fiction • 18 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

Ann Marie Lee's narration adds an otherworldly wistfulness to Barry's third Salem novel. Lee makes what could be a confusing venture into "Witch City" consistently accessible. Rose Whelan, formerly a scholar on the Salem witch trials, has deteriorated into a street person who mumbles ominous warnings and is frequently harassed by neighborhood teens. When one boy is mysteriously killed after accosting her, the townspeople urge local law enforcement to reopen a 25-year-old cold case of the murders of three women. Rose was suspected of the crimes but never charged. Lee smoothly handles the multiple narratives, keeping the story lively and the characters clearly discernable. She makes the occult, a family feud, Celtic goddesses, and an avenging banshee credible in an entertaining mystery. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2017]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9780735286405 $50.00 • Fourteen CDs

DD ISBN 9780735286412 $27.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2017

CD ISBN 9780735286429 $50.00 • Fourteen CDs

DD ISBN 9780735286436 $95.00

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

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.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×