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The Shadow Hour

By: Kate Riordan
Narrated by: Andy Secombe,Daniel Weyman,Eve Webster,Helen Fraser,Rachel Bavidge,Roy McMillan,Steven France
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Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Shadow Hour by Kate Riordan, read by Eve Webster, Rachel Bavidge, Andy Secombe, Roy Mcmillan, Helen Fraser, Daniel Weyman, and Steven France.

Nineteen twenty-two. Grace has been sent to the stately and crumbling Fenix House to follow in her grandmother's footsteps as a governess. But when she meets the house's inhabitants, people whom she had previously heard of only in stories, the cracks in her grandmother's tale begin to show.

Secrets appear to live in the house's very walls, and everybody is resolutely protecting their own. Why has she been sent here? Why did her grandmother leave after just one summer? And as the past collides with the present, can Grace unravel these secrets and discover who her grandmother, and who she, really is?

©2016 Kate Riordan (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited

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The Shadow Hour

Found this book difficult to put down.
Well read
Recommend as a light read anytime

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interesting twists

This book has a rape scene in it so is not suitable for all. Otherwise, it's a nice story with some interesting twists.

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Intriguing

What started off as a great story about the past meeting the present turned out to be an intriguing page turner with twists you didn't expect. Very enjoyable!

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Hard to get into

I did enjoy this audible - eventually, but it took a while. It is an enjoyable story but it didn't grip me.

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Excellent

An excellent story, beautifully written and read. I thought it might be a bit too chick-lit, but it's not. I highly recommend it.

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Absolutely brilliant!

This story is a belter!
Right up to the last passage you know that there is something still not explained!
Loved the narration.

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A 'Chick Flick' read

Not what I really like to read. But entertaining enough. The story was intriguing but somewhat predictable. A little twist at the end was unexpected though.

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lovely descriptions . but hard follow at times .

the narrating was fab, lovely voice to listen to and she created great atmopsher. enjoys listening but got lost somewhere in the plot seemed really long to get to understand .. who was who n why they were relevant..

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enjoyable, but...

I did enjoy this very well narrated book but felt the plot a little confusing and convoluted, especially early on. Not much detail of the period either which was a little disappointing.

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enjoyed it. good interesting storyline , narratio

good narration, storyline was somehow predictable . but really enjoyed listening till the end.recommend it