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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (111 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kathleen Ernst Narrator: Davina Porter Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2016 ISBN: 9781440799402
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Having fled the turmoil of Scotland, Elspeth Monro is learning to love her life in 1775 North Carolina. She likes her new friend and her weaving apprenticeship. But as Loyalists and Patriots strive to recruit her neighbors, a shadowy figure threatens her family.

Davina Porter’s nuanced narration highlights the polished prose of Kathleen Ernst, nominee for Agatha and Edgar Allen Poe awards. Listeners will also enjoy Mystery at Chilkoot Pass, another American Girl history mystery.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Strong writing…Complex emotions are as balanced as the light and dark threads in the overshot patterns Elspeth loves to weave, and Elspeth, trying desperately to find her own balance, is appealing and brave…A grand read, and an important addition for this age group about the Revolutionary War.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Listeners will encounter strong characters, palpable tension, and a surprising twist at the end of the story. Davina Porter…reads with great emotion and earnestness and a lovely Scottish accent.”

    School Library Journal

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Vickie | 2/8/2008

    " BOT, short and good. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Elevetha Houre | 8/28/2006

    " It was all right. 9+. The final one in the series. Very sad to see it end. "

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About the Author
Author Kathleen Ernst

Kathleen Ernst is a novelist, social historian, and educator. Kathleen’s historical fiction for children and young adults include eight American Girl mysteries set between 1732 and 1945, and five novels for young readers set during the American Civil War. Kathleen has also authored a nonfiction adult book about the Civil War, Too Afraid to Cry. She lives near Madison, Wisconsin with her husband Scott and Sophie the cat.

About the Narrator

Davina Porter has been enthralling listeners for over twenty-five years with her ability to mine the psychological depths of the characters she reads and bring them convincingly to life. In 2006, she won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Female Narration and in 2004 for Best Inspirational Literature Narration.She has been honored as an AudioFile Golden Voice and has won nineteen AudioFile Earphones Awards. As an actress, she has appeared on stage at the Vineyard Playhouse and The Square One Theater, among others.