This suspenseful novella focuses on the dark secret that haunts the aristocratic Trevlyn family since the untimely death of Sir Richard Trevlyn. His widow keeps the key to the mystery inside a locket, which she never takes off. When a charming stranger with ulterior motives gains access to Lady Trevlyn and her young daughter, will he unlock the family secrets along with their hearts? Fans of Alcott’s Little Women and her heroine Jo March’s racy stories will delight in this Victorian sensation novel.
Public Domain (P)2014 Elizabeth Klett
Elizabeth Klett does an amazing job at bringing these wonderful characters to life and recreating all the mystery, suspense and emotion of a well-written, classic story. The storyline drew me in and I kept wanting to hear more.
I love the expression Elizabeth puts into her books and she carries off different accents well, especially if the book is not American based. I have listened to many of her recordings and she is a favourite of mine in her narration. I listen to audiobooks so it frees my hands to knit or iron.
I would highly recommend listening to this book to lovers of classics, mysteries, romance and historical fiction.
Elizabeth Klett is consistent in her work and a "go to" narrator for me. She is outstanding at adding dimension and personality to each character with her narrative style. She's always a pleasure to listen to and easy to follow.
This is a book if mystery and intrigue and keeps engaged and guessing throughout. Definitely a fun and easy read with an interesting twist. I can easily recommend it.
I love Louisa May Alcott's classic novel Little Women, so it was enjoyable to listen to this very different short novel which is more suspenseful and sensational. Elizabeth Klett does a nice job narrating, with British accents for the various characters.
Estate planning lawyer and mom to two boys. My older son liked audiobooks as an infant, and I've listened to a lot since then.
Yes, it was a fun listen. The mystery kept me engaged and yet I also found it relaxing to listen to the story.
Yes, she is a favorite narrator of mine. She has a pleasing voice, and also does wonderful accents and characterizations for the different people in the story. I would recommend her as a reliably excellent performer.
Yes, I wasn't able to but it was a good length to listen straight through. It would make a good one to listen to on a drive.
This is not a "typical' Alcott but I'm glad that I have heard it. Definitely would recommend this.
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