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Publisher's Summary

From the acclaimed author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare comes another spellbinding ghost story set in 1920s England.

London, 1925. Glamorous medium Gloria Sutter made her fortune helping the bereaved contact loved ones killed during the Great War. Now she's been murdered at one of her own séances, after leaving a final message requesting the help of her former friend and sole rival, Ellie Winter.

Ellie doesn't contact the dead - at least not anymore. She specializes in miraculously finding lost items. Still, she can't refuse the final request of the only other true psychic she has known. Now Ellie must delve into Gloria's secrets and plunge back into the world of hucksters, lowlifes, and fakes. Worse, she cannot shake the attentions of handsome James Hawley, a damaged war veteran who has dedicated himself to debunking psychics.

As Ellie and James uncover the sinister mysteries of Gloria's life and death, Ellie is tormented by nightmarish visions that herald the grisly murders of those in Gloria's circle. And as Ellie's uneasy partnership with James turns dangerously intimate, an insidious evil force begins to undermine their quest for clues, a force determined to bury the truth - and whoever seeks to expose it.

©2015 Simone Seguin (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Loved this book

If you could sum up The Other Side of Midnight in three words, what would they be?

I wasn't sure what I was getting into, but was pleasantly surprised

What did you like best about this story?

Mediumship interests me, so I found this part of the story interesting.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Another Great 1920's Ghost Story!

Simone St. James really knows how to write great ghost stories. This story takes place in 1920's London soon after the events that take place in An Inquiry into Love and Death. This time Scotland Yard inspector Drew Merriken is investigating the death of a young psychic. Here's hoping there are several more Inspector Merriken novels to come!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Fun read, wanted more!!

Really enjoyed this book, didn't want it to end! Not my usual genre, but was fun to read.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Another great work from St. James!

Once again Simone St. James has delivered an enchanting tale that whisks it's reader (listener) on a fantastic and emotional journey. The Narration is perfect. So easy to get lost in her voice. I highly recommend! Beware... You'll find yourself missing these characters and wanting more when the journey is complete.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Excellent

Great, well developed plot and characters. Written in a good English mystery style, set in the 1920s. The narrator is one of the best, very easy to listen to.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Excellent.

Great characters and a good story. The mystery kept me guessing and also sad that the book was finished. B

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Enjoyable with a lot of twists and turns

if you love the supernatural you will enjoy this book. combined with a lot of who's who and who done it.
Narrator was engaging and read well.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Just what I wanted

To get me through some hard times, I wanted an escapist book that was well written and absorbing without being too dark or traumatising. I'm glad I found this one.

This book is unabashedly a period piece ghost story, pure entertainment, well written and wonderfully narrated. I was disappointed that Mary Jane Wells didn't narrate all the books in the series.

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Brilliant!

This is a brilliant mystery beautifully written and wonderfully narrated! If you like a bit of wood in your fiction, this novel will be a delight!

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Don't Listen to This in the Dark!

Loved this story. Really creepy scenes of psychic visions of the dead almost caused me to believe. Having the "gift of seeing" can also be a curse.
I enjoyed the complicated relationship between Elle and Gloria that goes on to a most interesting conclusion.
Excellent narration. This listen, for me, deserves my 5 stars.