Library Ed. Listening Library 2004
CS ISBN 1400089719 $40.00 Six cassettes
DD ISBN $21.00
Sally Lockhart is a financial consultant in London in 1878--a highly unconventional single girl in Victorian times. When a client loses her life savings because a shipping company collapses, Sally investigates. This is a quirky mystery involving a Scottish magician who has "sensed" a murder, a frightening new gun developed by a power-hungry Swede, and a sweet romance with Fred, a photographer/detective. Anton Lesser's sense of character is peerless. He creates a slightly softer voice for Sally, a wonderful Scottish accent for the magician, and a range of class accents for the various members of Fred and Sally's circle. Lesser delivers a spellbinding performance that intensifies the suspense and makes the villain more menacing. A.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2005 YALSA Selection (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 05]
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