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by | Read by Tandy Cronyn

Fiction • 15.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Tandy Cronyn is simply outstanding in her portrayal of this powerful and chilling story based upon the real-life murders of a number of widows, including Asta Eicher and her children, at the hands of serial killer Cornelius Pierson, who preyed on women answering lonely hearts ads in the 1930s. Cronyn expertly builds the story's tension, slowly revealing the anticipation tinged with desperation of Mrs. Eicher as she unknowingly leads her family to their inevitable and terrifying end. Cronyn is equally effective portraying the elegant Emily Thornhill, the Chicago reporter who helped bring Pierson to justice. This is a moving, tragic, complicated story well presented and well written, which gives new depth to cold terror. A.C.P. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2014]



Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2013

DD ISBN 9781442366718 $23.95


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2014

CD ISBN 978-1-4703-7868-4 $123.75 • Fourteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4703-6880-7 $64.75 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4703-7870-7 $109.00

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