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THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE Lockwood & Co., Book 1

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Miranda Raison

Children Ages 8+ • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Miranda Raison’s narration of this ghost-cum-mystery-cum-horror story is a genre mash-up that provides plenty of drama. Raison adds even more with her renditions of the dynamic characters of Lockwood & Co., a team of psychic young adults who struggle to rid London of the malicious ghosts that have plagued it for 50 years. Raison’s portrayal of the witty, sometimes combative narrator, Lucy Carlyle, is compelling. Her co-worker, George, drips sarcasm, and the layered picture of Lucy’s boss, Lockwood, is both caring and opaque. Dialogue sizzles throughout their plans and adventures. The pacing is fast, and Raison amps it up, utilizing pauses and rushes to intensify a book that sets a high standard for the series to come. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2014]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Listening Library • 2013

CD ISBN 9780804123143 $50.00 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 9780804123150 $24.00

 

Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2013

CD ISBN 9780804123167 $50.00 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 9780804123174 $63.00

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