The Witching Hour

  • by Anne Rice
  • Narrated by Lindsay Crouse
  • 3 hrs and 0 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This four-century long story begins when beautiful and accomplished Rowan Mayfair pulls the drowned body of Michael Curry from the sea and brings him back to life. She is aware that she possesses special powers, but unaware that she comes from a great dynasty of witches. He, in his brief interlude with death, has acquired sensory abilities that mystify and frighten him. Fiercely drawn to each other, the two fall in love and set out to solve the mystery of her past and his unwelcome gift. Their quest takes the listener from today's San Francisco and New Orleans to 17th-century France to an ornate antebellum townhouse in the Civil War South.Dark dramas of seduction and death are played out as this enticing story reaches its startling climax in New Orleans on Christmas Eve - the ultimate witching hour.The Witching Hour is Volume 1 of The Mayfair Witches series.

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The Witching Hour

I give this work one star because there is no way you can do this book justice in 3 hours. It was my fault for not checking to see if it was abridged or unabridged before I purchased it. I feel like I've wasted my credits. I will NOT do that again. I'm not sure why Audible wastes time on abridged works anyway.
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- Verna

Different kind of regret

I should have purchased the unabridged version but I could not find it on this site. Nevertheless I loved it. I just wish that I had heard the full context of the book. There was a different voice everytime a considerable amount of the book was summarized. I have since learned my lesson never to purchase anything unabridged. I am already depriving myself of physically reading it so I might as well get the entire version.
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- Shauna

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-16-2000
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks