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Short Synopsis
Award-winning author Cherie Priest presents the first entry in a terrifying new series featuring the infamous axe-wielding Lizzie Borden and her sister, Emma.

Full Synopsis
The people of Fall River, Massachusetts, fear me. Perhaps rightfully so. I remain a suspect in the brutal deaths of my father and his second wife despite the verdict of innocence at my trial. With our inheritance, my sister, Emma, and I have taken up residence in Maplecroft, a mansion near the sea and far from gossip and scrutiny.

But it is not far enough from the affliction that possessed my parents. Their characters, their very souls, were consumed from within by something that left malevolent entities in their place. It originates from the ocean’s depths, plaguing the populace with tides of nightmares and madness. This evil cannot hide from me. No matter what guise it assumes, I will be waiting for it. With an axe.

"I cannot wait to see what is next for Lizzie and Fall River." ---Books n Kisses

"Cherie Priest is supremely gifted and Maplecroft is a remarkable novel, simultaneously beautiful and grotesque. It is at once a dark historical fantasy with roots buried deep in real-life horror and a supernatural thriller mixing Victorian drama and Lovecraftian myth. You won't be able to put it down." ---Christopher Golden, author of Snowblind

"Parker perfectly exudes Lizzie's range of emotions and Emma's ailing, while Wayne's even tone portrays the doctor's search for reason amid the madness." ---Library Journal Audio Review

Maplecroft

The Borden Dispatches


Author Cherie Priest

Narrated by Roger Wayne, Johanna Parker

Publication date Sep 2, 2014

Running time 12 hrs 17 min

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