Imogen Church’s extraordinary narration of Ruth Ware’s newest suspense novel will keep listeners glued to their earbuds, unable to do anything else but listen wide-eyed and rapt. In an homage to Agatha Christie (AND THEN THERE WERE NONE), Ware has taken the premise of people trapped in an isolated house with an unidentified killer; cleverly adapted the who, where, and what to the 21st century; and pumped up the dread with parallel first-person narratives. Ten employees of a tech start-up meet for a retreat in an alpine chalet with two staff. Tensions abound; then an avalanche isolates the group. Church delivers a myriad of individual voices, offers telling characterizations, and transports listeners into every scene with perfect pacing of the humor, conflicts, and terror. It’s witty, cunning, and addictive. A.C.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2020 Best Audiobook, 2021 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2020]
Trade Ed. Simon & Schuster Audio 2020
CD ISBN 9781797111360 $39.99 Eleven CDs
DD ISBN 9781797111377 $24.99
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