Lady Audley's Secret

  • by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Narrated by Juliet Stevenson
  • 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A fast-paced Victorian thriller that will delight audiences today as it did 100 years ago, Lady Audley's Secret has subterfuge, kidnapping, jealousy, and fraud, all thrown into the mix and shaken up for good measure. A mystery which keeps a listener guessing until the last moments, this production is a must-listen for anyone who enjoys playing detective.


What the Critics Say

"Sensational melodrama at its best....the tale sustains its suspense to the very end and wins our sympathy for the erring Lady Lucy." (The Times, London)


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Customer Reviews

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very well done

This is a classic 19th century thriller by a woman who was a best-seller in Jane Austen's day - and it's terrific. The abridgement makes the story cleaner and the reader is very engaging, able to render all the voices (including the men) memorably. For a 150 year-old book, this one's a winner.
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- Martin

Narrator creates the listen

This is so melodramatic that it plays as camp to contemporary ears.(Probably sounded camp to many in its day!) Stevenson - a great narrator - manages to read the novel so to keep it entertaining, even delightful.

I don't know if I'd tackle the unabridged version, but this version is a period treasure for the $5.95 price!
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- connie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-13-2008
  • Publisher: CSA Word