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  • Wylding Hall

  • By: Elizabeth Hand
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Woodward, John Telfer, Dan Morgan, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 119

In the aftermath of the mysterious death of their lead singer, the young members of a now-legendary British acid folk band hole up at Wylding Hall, an ancient English country house with its own dark secrets. There they record Wylding Hall, the album that makes their reputation but at a terrifying cost when Julian Blake, their new lead singer, disappears within the mansion and is never seen again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Delightful

  • By Sarah B on 09-03-18

Spooky, short, and fun

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-20-17

Modern documentary style novel. Involves fictional characters from 70's folk music scene staying in a creepy old house. I enjoyed the writing, narration, and production.

  • The Visitors

  • By: Catherine Burns
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 325
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 300

Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John, in a crumbling mansion on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her 50s who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to live by John's rules, even if it means turning a blind eye to the noises she hears coming from behind the cellar door...and turning a blind eye to the women's laundry in the hamper that isn't hers. For years she's buried the signs of John's devastating secret into the deep recesses of her mind - until the day John is crippled by a heart attack.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • wasted potential

  • By lacey on 10-23-17

Haunting and well narrated

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-15-17

I think someone who can enjoy a psychological thriller and is interested in true crime, but cannot handle books with a lot of violence, would like this book. As one can probably glean from the plot summary, it's an extremely disturbing story, even if it's from the point of view of the predator's sister and not the predator himself. I thought the narrator did a great job with all the different characters. But know what you're getting into; I thought it was well written but very unsettling.

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