Caroline Verlaine, the lovely young widow of a world-famous pianist, comes to the legend-haunted Stacy estate to investigate the disappearance of her sister, Roma. As Caroline falls under the spell of the Stacy family and its macabre past, she becomes aware that her sister must have discovered some deadly secret amid the nearby ruins -- a secret that cost Roma her life. A secret that now threatens Caroline . . .
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Despite the delightful expressiveness of reader Eve Karpf's British voice, this Gothic mystery set on the southern coast of Victorian England is loaded with background and internal thoughts. Things finally pick up, and Karpf imbues her crisp accent with clear characterization, helping the reader sort out the confusingly large cast. M.C. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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