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by | Read by Bernadette Dunne

Mystery & Suspense • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1962

This story is a happy combination: a gripping listen matched to a narrator who delivers the story perfectly. While it’s not action packed, thrilling, tense, or any of those other adjectives usually applied to a mystery, one just cannot switch it off. Told with an air of deep despair, it remains a tale that will not quit. There’s no blood or gore, just a melancholy lady, whose voice is laden with fathomless unhappiness. There’s something about the Blackwood family, hated by the people in the village . . . The whole sorry history is laid out by the youngest of the Blackwoods, a girl of 18. What has happened? What could possibly cause such terrible sadness and pain? It’s a compelling journey to the depths of the human soul, with an ethereal narration that almost defies description. Just listen. B.D.J. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2010]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 9781441734280 $19.95 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441734297 $19.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CS ISBN 9781441734259 $34.95 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441734266 $49.99 • Five CDs

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