Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2014
Duration: 9 hours 20 minutes
From Edgar nominee F. R. Tallis comes a new novel ofpsychological suspense that reinvents the classic haunted-house tale.
In the scorching summer of 1976-the hottest since recordsbegan-Christopher Norton, his wife Laura, and their young daughter Faye settleinto their new home in north London.
The faded glory of the Victorian house is the perfect placefor Norton, a composer of film soundtracks, to build a recording studio of hisown. But soon in the long, oppressively hot nights, Laura begins to hearsomething through the crackle of the baby monitor. First, a knocking sound.Then come the voices.
For Norton, the voices mark an exciting opportunity. Puttinghis work to one side, he begins the project of a lifetime-a grand symphonyincorporating the voices-and becomes increasingly obsessed with one voice inparticular ... someone who is determined to make themselves heard.