The Shadow of the Lynx

  • by Victoria Holt
  • Narrated by Virginia Leishman
  • 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author Victoria Holt is universally popular for her breathtaking works of romance and fiction. Filled with strong-willed characters and set in exotic historical eras, each of her books spins an unforgettable tale. The Shadow of the Lynx follows beautiful young Nora Tamasin as she leaves her home in Victorian England. Recently orphaned, she sails toward the untamed lands of gold-rush Australia. Her journey will take her to the Lynx: the man her father designated as her guardian before he died. Rich, powerful, and commanding, the Lynx is a man who can safeguard her finances, but cannot control her heart. More than 56 million of Victoria Holt’s books have been sold worldwide. She also writes under the pen names of Jean Plaidy and Philippa Carr. Through the lyrical voice of narrator Virginia Leishman, The Shadow of the Lynx richly captures all the nuances of a family’s tempestuous passion and thirst for power.

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Not my favorite VH novel but very well performed

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes - very well performed.


Would you be willing to try another book from Victoria Holt? Why or why not?

Definately a fan of Ms. Holt. This book doesn't quite follow her usual formula but enjoyable nonetheless.


What about Virginia Leishman’s performance did you like?

Perfect accent and reading speed - is still intelligible at faster speeds.


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- Lil 2 U "LEZW"

Wow. Am so glad Audible has finally placed her

Beginning was different than I envisioned. Since I can usually figure out a book within two to three chapters, this one had me good. It is her very METHOD OF STORY TELLING that intrigues me. She would have made Alfred Hitchcock a great wife. So grateful to find her here on Audible. As famous lines go, "Please Sir, I want some more!"
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- Wanda S Sauerland "Wanda the artist"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-24-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books