• House of Teeth

  • By: Dan Jolley
  • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (7,449 ratings)

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House of Teeth

By: Dan Jolley
Narrated by: Josh Hurley
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Publisher's summary

There’s more to the swamplands than meets the teeth. In this supernatural tale of magic and mysticism, Henry Lemarchand grew up in Philadelphia knowing very little of his family—his father disappeared when he was young, leaving behind only a strange pouch of animal teeth. When he is sent to the Louisiana bayou to spend the summer with his eccentric uncle and cousin in their decaying ancestral mansion, Henry learns about his family’s supernatural legacy—he is part of a long line of rootcrafters, folks who can absorb the powers and memories of anyone whose teeth they touch. In delving into his family’s strange legends, Henry soon discovers that some secrets bite back, especially in the swamplands. This tale of identity awareness and the need for belonging, is set in a world where everything is not as it seems.

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About the Creator

Dan Jolley began writing professionally at age 19. Starting out in comic books, Dan has worked for major publishers, such as DC (Firestorm), Marvel (Dr. Strange), Dark Horse (Aliens), and Image (G.I. Joe). He soon branched out into licensed-property novels (Star Trek), film novelizations (Iron Man), and original novels, including the middle grade urban fantasy series Five Elements, the urban sci-fi Gray Widow Trilogy, and the "Southern-fried Stephen King" mystery-thriller The Storm. Dan began writing for video games in 2007, and has contributed storylines, characters, and dialogue to titles such as Transformers: War for Cybertron, Prototype 2, and Dying Light, among others. Dan lives with his wife Tracy and a handful of largely inert felines in northwest Georgia.

About the Performer

Josh Hurley’s love of storytelling started at an early age—listening to audiobooks in the car on family road-trips. Since narrating his first title with Audible in 2011, Hurley has given voice to many YA, kids, sci-fi, and fantasy books and series, as well as other fiction and non-fiction genres. He has received several Earphone Awards and was recognized in AudioFile Magazine’s Best of the Year (2016). Hurley received an acting/directing degree from Idaho State University. He has a background in improv and sketch comedy, performing regularly at multiple theaters in New York City. Additional acting credits include various film, television, theater, web series, and commercial work.

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