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The Spirited Mrs. Pringle

By: Jillianne Hamilton
Narrated by: Annette Chown
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Summary

London, 1888.

Upon the death of her husband, self-involved social climber Cora Pringle assumes her recent dalliance with a wealthy gentleman will be her second chance at a happily ever after. That is, until her paramour turns out to be a penniless imposter. Despite his betrayal, Cora can't quite let go of the tug the handsome playwright has on her heart. 

Desperate for an income, Cora becomes a séance-performing spiritualist and gets a taste for celebrity - and it's so delicious. So what if she can't actually communicate with the dead? Her eager patrons don't need to know that. 

Amelia Baxter, an ambitious journalist and suffragist, is discouraged when her editor refuses to let her cover the horrific Jack the Ripper murders. Instead, Amelia pours her frustrations into bringing Cora's deceptive and manipulative act to an end, even if it means risking her family's reputation.

A great listen for fans of Deanna Raybourn and Jennifer Ryan!

©2021 Jillianne Hamilton (P)2021 Jillianne Hamilton

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“Like the most memorable of its vividly drawn characters, The Spirited Mrs. Pringle is clever, lively, and unabashedly entertaining. Perhaps most enjoyable of all is the seemingly endless series of surprises. A string of sometimes astonishing pleasures to the last page.” (Leo McKay, Jr., award-winning author)

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a delight to enjoy

great bit of escapism, and an insight into women's struggle to equality, brought to life by Annette's engaging narration.