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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: Joyce Carol Oates Narrator: John McDonough Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Mysteries of Winterthurn Series Release Date:
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Joyce Carol Oates’ stunning Gothic trilogy comes to a close with a heart-stopping tale of murder, suspense, and romance.

As detective Xavier Kilgarvan sorts through clues and rumors, facts and fantasy, he is united with his beloved Perdita in a perilous challenge—the case of The Bloodstained Bridal Gown.

Twelve years after solving the mystery of The Devil’s Half Acre, Xavier has received an urgent plea for help. A young minister and a woman from his parish have been murdered. Their torn bodies are found in an oddly suggestive position: leaning tenderly upon each other on a sofa in the rectory. But something even stranger is discovered upstairs: bound and gagged, the minister’s wife lies half-senseless in her bed, clad in a gore-splattered wedding dress.

Through the splendid Mysteries of Winterthurn, Xavier Kilgarvan joins the ranks of the great detectives of the last century. Filled with tantalizing clues and evocative language, his final case will lure you into a deliciously eerie world. Download and start listening now!


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  • “John McDonough embraces this tale from a bygone era and puts the listener into the gray, gothic atmosphere about which the author writes. His tone is sometimes lugubrious but he’s often lighthearted, too.” 


  • “Required reading…displays a breathtakingly brilliant style while conjuring a series of extraordinarily inventive plots and subplots.”  Dallas Morning News
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