• Death Brings a Shadow

  • Gilded Age Mystery Series, Book 4
  • By: Rosemary Simpson
  • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (37 ratings)

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Death brings a shadow

In spring 1889, Prudence and Geoffrey set sail from New York Harbor on a private yacht bound for Bradford Island, where her friend Eleanor Dickson is to be wed. The Sea Islands along the Georgia coast serve as a winter playground for the likes of the Carnegies, Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and Dicksons. Despite her Yankee pedigree, Eleanor is marrying a Southern gentleman, Teddy Bennett, and Prudence is thrilled to be the maid of honor.

But days before the wedding, the bride is nowhere to be found. A frantic search of the island turns up her drowned corpse in an alligator-infested swamp. Prudence is devastated, but as they prepare the body for burial, she and Geoffrey discover evidence of bruising that indicates Eleanor was held under - most dishonorably murdered.

Determined to seek justice for her beloved friend, Prudence begins to investigate with Geoffrey's help and is quickly led into a morass of voodoo spells and dark deeds from the days of slavery. As Prudence and Geoffrey pursue a killer, they soon discover that Eleanor will not be the last to die on Bradford Island...

©2019 Rosemary Simpson (P)2020 Tantor

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great timing for this selection

loving this series and so far, every tale intriguing. I look forward to the next

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Great Mystery

After eagerly waiting for this pre-order, I couldn’t wait to listen to the latest in this series! Is it possible they just get better and better! A spellbinding mystery set in the South complete w/old stories, spells, wonderful scenery descriptions and interesting characters. The perfect combination of excellent writing and great narrator makes me want to start the series again. You must start at the beginning to “know” Prudence and Jeremy. Highly recommend if you enjoy fascinating mysteries set in Victorian era.

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Not into voodoo, witchcraft Or talking to the dead

I enjoy Rosemary Simpson’s books, but when they start going into dancing with the devil I’m out of here.