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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lene Kaaberbøl Narrator: Nicola Barber Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Madeleine Karno Mysteries Release Date: February 2015 ISBN: 9781622316618
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Young Frenchwoman Madeleine Karno wants to become a pathologist like her father, but it is 1894 and she can aspire only to be his assistant. When a young girl is found dead, and the priest who led the burial vigil is brutally murdered, Madeleine seeks the Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Madeleine’s inquisitive mind and candid voice are enough to keep us reading.”

    New York Times

  • “A convincing thriller…Forensic science in its infancy is absolutely compelling…The main character is courageous and rather daring for the time period. This is a mystery not to be missed.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • “Deftly exploring such themes as the struggles between mind and body, science and spirit—without detracting from a gripping plot—the novel transcends its period to contemplate the eternal.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “A one-sit read…made me a confirmed, and impatient, fan of what I hope will be a long-running series.”


  • “Engrossing…Sure to please fans of historical mysteries.”

    Library Journal

  • “Nicola Barber’s narration is perfectly matched to the plot and characters of this mystery. She uses a light breathy voice to highlight Madeleine’s youth and pragmatism and hardens her tones for the other characters, many of whom are men. Although Barber doesn’t employ a French accent in the main body of the narrative, her precise reading style combined with the French names helps to create the illusion of France many years ago. The innocence that her characterization of Madeleine suggests exquisitely contrasts with the dark plot, helping to create the ambiance of this unconventional mystery.”


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About the Author

Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis are the Danish duo behind the Nina Borg series. Friis is a journalist by training, while Kaaberbøl has been a professional writer since the age of fifteen, with more than two million books sold worldwide. Their first collaboration, The Boy in the Suitcase, was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller and has been translated into twenty-seven languages.

About the Narrator

Nicola Barber, a British voice actress with over a decade of experience, has won four Earphone Awards for narration from AudioFile Magazine and has recorded national radio spots for Verizon Wireless, Virgin Airlines, and Hilton Hotels, as well as national TV commercials. She specializes in commercials, corporate videos, audiobooks, phone systems, and training videos. She has narrated over a dozen books for authors such as Barbara Taylor Bradford and Maureen Johnson.