• Footsteps in the Dark

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-21-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.2 (202 ratings)

Regular price: $22.38

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Publisher's Summary

Locals claim it is haunted and refuse to put a single toe past the front door, but to siblings Peter, Celia, and Margaret, the Priory is nothing more than a rundown estate inherited from their late uncle, and the perfect setting for a much-needed holiday.
But when a murder victim is discovered in the drafty Priory halls, the once unconcerned trio begins to fear that the ghostly rumours are true and they are not alone after all! With a killer on the loose, will they find themselves the next victims of a supernatural predator, or will they uncover a far more corporeal culprit?
©1932 Georgette Rougier (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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Critic Reviews

"Rarely have we seen humour and mystery so perfectly blended." ( The New York Times)
"Bright and effervescent." ( The Times Literary Supplement)
"Georgette Heyer is second to none in her ability to make detective stories entertaining. Praise for the author." ( Sunday Times)
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Customer Reviews

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4 out of 5 stars
By Becky Price on 01-28-15

A Fun Story!

The story was incredibly fun with ancient houses, secret passages, and interesting characters. Ulli Birve did a fine job with the narration. After I listened to Why Shoot a Butler, I was reluctant to listen to Ulli Birve narrarate another Georgette Heyer novel. But the last two novels I have listened to with Birve as narrator have been very good.

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Patricia on 08-11-14

Entertaining mystery from the great Georgette

Any additional comments?

Unlike some other reviewers, I think the narrator did a very fine job. I enjoyed her reading, characterizations, and she has a lovely voice. Having read the book already, I knew the plot, but nevertheless I was kept engaged by the wonderful dialogue.Thank goodness Heyer's mysteries are being made available in unabridged audiobooks!

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1 out of 5 stars
By Jill on 08-03-14

Another great book ruined by terrible reading!

What didn’t you like about Ulli Birvé’s performance?

Terrible English accent - all over the place! This reader's style is hopelessly distracting, making it almost impossible to concentrate on the story.

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6 of 7 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By soosiewoosie on 11-19-14

great mystery stories by Georgette Heyer

If you could sum up Footsteps in the Dark in three words, what would they be?

intriguing, mysterious, fun.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

The narration is good but sometimes slightly off key as you can occasionally hear an Aussie accent in there and it can sound a bit strained and ponderous. Mostly good though.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Margaret on 07-26-15

The reader of this story did a much better job

I love these Stories but was unhappy with the reader but she did a good job of this one ….Story is interesting

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