The Secret of Nightingale Wood

Narrated by: Lucy Strange
Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (37 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A beautifully tangled story of friendship, fairytales, and family secrets. For those who loved Pax and The War That Saved My Life.

The year is 1919. Mama is ill. Father has taken a job abroad. Nanny Jane is too busy to pay any attention to Henrietta and the things she sees - or thinks she sees - in the shadows of their new home, Hope House.

All alone, with only stories for company, Henry discovers that Hope House is full of strange secrets: a forgotten attic, ghostly figures, mysterious firelight that flickers in the trees beyond the garden.

One night she ventures into the darkness of Nightingale Wood. What she finds there will change her whole world....

©2017 Lucy Strange (P)2017 Scholastic Inc.

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A magical mystery

This book was perfection. I am not sure what I was expecting, but this book had everything - mystery and suspense, humor, adventure... I binge-listened, Ms Strange’s narration has me entranced and lost in the story. Her beautiful tale tore at my heart, and made my spirit soar. Beautiful. Absolutely perfect.

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Imagination at its best

A good read full of passion. It will rivet u to your seat. I recommend this book!

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Wonderful

Beautiful story about a strong 12 year old holding her family together when the adults closest to her can’t. Great mix of fairytale & reality through the eyes of this smart little girl. Loved the narration.