The Splendour Falls

  • von Susanna Kearsley
  • Sprecher: Barbara Rosenblat
  • 12 Std. 8 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

An ancient castle, a tragic love, and a web of secrets begins to unravel....
Emily Braden has stopped believing in fairy tales and happy endings. When her fascinating but unreliable cousin Harry invites her on a holiday to explore the legendary town of Chinon, and promptly disappears - well, that's Harry for you.
As Emily makes the acquaintance of Chinon and its people, she begins to uncover dark secrets beneath the charm. Legend has it that during a 13th-century siege of the castle that looms over the city, Queen Isabelle, child bride of King John, hid a "treasure of great price". And in the last days of the German occupation during World War II, there was another Isabelle living in Chinon, a girl whose love for an enemy soldier went tragically awry.
As the dangers of the past become disastrously real, Emily is drawn ever more deeply into a labyrinth of mystery as twisted as the streets and tunnels of the ancient town itself.

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 17.01.2014
  • Verlag: Audible Studios