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by | Read by Erin Bennett, Lisa Flanagan

Historical Fiction • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Erin Bennett and Lisa Flanagan work together to provide a smooth and entertaining narration of this historical mystery. Bennett introduces listeners to the Lyons family, who resided in an apartment INSIDE the fabled New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue in 1913. John Lyons serves as the library's superintendent, while his wife, Laura, is a pioneering journalist and essayist. As the story shifts time frames, Flanagan portrays their granddaughter, Sadie, who curates the library's rare book collection in 1993. With the assistance of Nick, a dashing detective, Sadie's investigation of several missing books, including volumes that her grandfather was accused of stealing, reveals long buried family secrets. The narrators splendidly evoke the magic of the library setting, as well as the spirits of the diverse characters. M.J. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2020]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593210994 $20.00


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593211007 $76.00

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