Whisper Hollow (MP3 CD)

Whisper Hollow By Chris Cander, Ann Osmond (Read by) Cover Image
By Chris Cander, Ann Osmond (Read by)
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April 2015 Indie Next List

“Set in a small coal mining town, Whisper Hollow explores the complex lives of three very different women: Myrthen harbors a cold heart behind a face of piety; Alta is torn between duty to her family and the man she truly loves; and Lidia is a loving young mother who harbors a dark secret. When town scandals that have been buried as deep as the mines threaten to come to light, each woman must test her courage. This compelling story with its explosive ending makes for a riveting read.”
— Pamela Kinger-Horn, Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, MN


Set in a small coal-mining town, a debut novel full of secrets, love, betrayal, and suspicious accidents, where Catholicism casts a long shadow and two courageous women make choices that will challenge our own moral convictions.

One morning in Verra, a town nestled into the hillsides of West Virginia, the young Myrthen Bergmann is playing tug-of-war with her twin when her sister is killed. Unable to accept her own guilt, Myrthen excludes herself from all forms of friendship and affection and begins a twisted, haunted life dedicated to God. Meanwhile her neighbor, Alta Krol, longs to be an artist even as her days are taken up caring for her widowed father and siblings.

Everything changes when Myrthen marries the man Alta loves. Fourteen years later we meet Lidia, a teenage girl in the same town, and her precocious son, Gabriel. When Gabriel starts telling eerily prescient stories that hint at Verra's long-buried secrets, it's not long before the townspeople begin to suspect that the boy harbors evil spirits--an irresistible state of affairs for Myrthen and her obsession with salvation.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781522661672
ISBN-10: 1522661670
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: May 31st, 2016
Language: English