Long Lankin

Version: Unabridged
Author: Lindsey Barraclough
Narrator: Anne Flosnik
Genres: Fiction, Teen
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Published In: July 2012
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 10 hours
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Overview

When Cora and her little sister, Mimi, are sent to stay with their great-aunt in the isolated village of Bryers Guerdon, they receive a less than warm welcome and are desperate to go back to London. But Auntie Ida's life was devastated the last time two young girls were at Guerdon Hall, and now her nieces? arrival has reawakened an evil that has lain in wait for years. A haunting voice in an empty room; a strange, scarred man lurking in the graveyard; mysterious words scrawled on the walls of the abandoned church . . . all point to a horrifying truth that has held Bryers Guerdon in its dark grip for centuries, a truth that Cora, along with Roger and Peter, two young village boys, must uncover ? before it's too late for Mimi. A compelling, atmospheric novel inspired by a haunting folk song about murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Long Lankin is a truly stunning debut from an exciting new writer.

Author Details

Author Details

Barraclough, Lindsey

Lindsey Barraclough is the author of the acclaimed novel Long Lankin, a companion book to The Mark of Cain, which she says can be read independently, although it continues the theme of long-ago horrors particularly witchcraft and revenge seeping unsettlingly into the future. Lindsey Barraclough lives in London with her family.