The Locket

  • by Jessica Blair
  • Narrated by Marie McCarthy
  • 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Emily Thornton discovers a will linked with the murder of a sea captain in Hull in the 1860's, she is determined to discover what happened - but a vital witness is missing. So, Emily enlists the help of Thomas Laycock, a young man who has come to Hull to open his own detective agency. As the pair travel to Middlesborough and Whitby, the investigation unfolds, and their attention is brought to a locket worn by a mysterious young woman. Emily and Thomas are convinced that this is a crucial link in the case. Can they unravel the meaning behind this unusual locket? And escape the danger following them every step of the way....


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

A lovely gentle read

I really enjoyed this book, it kept me captivated by the language used and the easy story line, I will no doubt listen to another of Jessica's books.
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- Gwyneth

Poorly read and tedious story

I agree very much with the previous review. I too downloaded this book as it is based in the North East. The narrators attempt at the regional accents was appalling. The story was slow and repetitive. I've listened to many books off Audible and can honestly say this is the first one I haven't enjoyed. Not sure why I've given it more than one star if I'm honest.
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- Faith

Book Details

  • Release Date: 27-09-2011
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK