It comes as no surprise that Terry Rich Hartley’s story "The Ditchrider’s Daughter" prominently features a therapist, for the author is a former research psychologist. His keen interest in the field shines in this tale of a claustrophobic farmer who finds himself tempted by his attractive shrink.
Marguerite Gavin’s exhilarated performance brings a feverish energy to the story that contributes to keeping a listener’s ears perked. Gavin has won many awards in her long recording career, and her voice has been described by AudioFile magazine as "sonorous…rich and full of emotion". In this kaleidoscope performance listeners can hear why the actress is so acclaimed in her field.
Max Vosser, a randy, well-to-do farmer, finds himself in the grip of claustrophobia after his brothers died gasping for air in separate and seemingly unrelated accidents. His wife, Lola, takes charge and recruits attractive psychologist Jan Conway, who has a cure for what ails him. The cure involves Max facing his worst fears and coming out a very different animal than when he went in.