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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,048 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Justin Evans Narrator: Christian Coulson Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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“Evans is so good at nail-biting narrative.” —WashingtonPost
“[A]crackling literary mystery. . . . Harrow itself contains Shirley Jackson levelsof gloomy passages and dark secrets. Smart, scary, sexy, and gorgeously writtento boot.” —Booklist (starredreview)
Joe Hill’s Horns meets Donna Tartt’sThe Secret History in this bold new thriller from Justin Evans, authorof the critically acclaimed A Good and Happy Child. Whenseventeen-year-old Andrew Taylor is transplanted from his American high schoolto a British boarding school—a high-profile academy for the sons of England’sfinest—his father hopes that the boy’s dark past will not follow him fromacross the Atlantic. But blood, suspense, and intrigue quickly surround Andrewonce again as he finds himself struggling with a deadly mystery left unsolvedby a student from Harrow School’s past—the enigmatic poet Lord Byron. Download and start listening now!


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  • The White Devil is a page-turning tour de force. Both a thoughtful and learned homage to the ghost story, and a clever and compelling rethinking of the genre, this is an amazing, frightening, and believable novel. I loved it.”

    David Liss, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Demonic possession, the provocative topic of Justin Evans’s first novel, A Good and Happy Child, takes on a literary twist and a sexual jolt in The White Devil. . . . Evans heaps an assortment of gothic embellishments onto this coming-of-age narrative.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “Chilling-to-the-bone…Deliciously frightening, The White Devil is a literary scare story in an earlier tradition before vampires ruled the day, or at least the genre.”

    New York Daily News

  • “Gripping…[A] disturbing gothic thriller.” 

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lisa Jenn Bigelow | 2/7/2014

    " Boarding school story + ghost story + Lord Byron mystery = great fun. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Carmen | 1/31/2014

    " Though not "scary," I found this book to have its creepy moments here and there. Justin Evans is indeed a fantastic writer. Andrew Taylor, an American sent to a British boarding school due to previous behavioral issues in America, discovers he has a strange connection to school's ghost. As Andrew attempts to uncover his connection with the spirit, it only become more malevolent - hurting those Andrew gets closer to. This was definitely an interesting read though I didnt completely love the story. I am not disappointed that I read it. If I could, I'd probably bump this up to 3.5 stars. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Rachel Nowakowski | 1/31/2014

    " Absolutely loved this book, I was on the edge of my seat whilst reading. The plot is fab, a perfect example of the ghost story genre. The characters are good. I thought at first it was a teen book due to the age of the protagonists but due to the nature of the story and the language I thinkits definitely adult! I really enjoyed it and didn't read through to the end because I enjoyed it so much and didn't want to spoil it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tavia | 1/29/2014

    " It's not as scary as I would have thought, but it's still an interesting read. I do like books that try to solve mysteries from the past. "

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