A Dark Devotion

  • by Clare Francis
  • Narrated by Lindsay Duncan
  • 2 hrs and 58 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Norfolk marshes. A winter storm. A woman is missing, a beautiful and virtuous woman with no enemies.Alexandra O'Neill, lawyer to petty criminals, is drawn back to the village where she grew up to help Will Dearden find his paragon of a wife.But can any wife be so perfect that she doesn't have secrets? And can a devoted husband have failed to see the truth?

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What the Critics Say

"Evocative....The plot turns gracefully on domestic issues." (The New York Times Book Review)
"Immensely pleasurable....Francis is a British treasure and deserves to be equally appreciated here." (Chicago Tribune)
"A chilling and contemporary look at marriage, money, and ambition, and at a life in an English small town and many of the small-minded people who live there." (<>Dallas Morning News)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-07-2007
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.