The Executioner's Daughter

  • by Jane Hardstaff
  • Narrated by Sarah Ovens
  • 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Moss hates her life. As the daughter of the executioner in the Tower of London, it’s her job to catch the heads in her basket after her father has chopped them off. When she discovers a hidden tunnel that takes her to freedom, she learns that her life isn’t what she believes it to be.
Her search for the truth takes her on a journey along the great River Thames. Could the answers lie deep in its murky depths?


What the Critics Say

"Mixes vivid history with supernatural adventure, and from its dark depths friendship, forgiveness and parental love rise to the surface." (Sunday Times)


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What was one of the most memorable moments of The Executioner's Daughter?

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This is a story that weaves a rich tapestry, a mingling of fantasy and history. So good.

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- G. A.Taylor

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-04-2015
  • Publisher: Nudged Audio