The plague stones [electronic resource] / James Brogden.
- ISBN: 9781799932505 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1799932508 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 34 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Publishing, 2021.
- Distributor: Made available through hoopla
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Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies.
From the critically acclaimed author of Hekla's Children comes a dark and haunting tale of our world and the next. Fleeing from a traumatic break-in, Londoners Paul and Tricia Feenan sell up to escape to the isolated Holiwell village where Tricia has inherited a property. Scattered throughout the settlement are centuries-old stones used during the Great Plague as boundary markers. No plague-sufferer was permitted to pass them and enter the village. The plague diminished, and the village survived unscathed, but since then each year the village trustees have insisted on an ancient ceremony to renew the village boundaries, until a misguided act by the Feenans' son then reminds the village that there is a reason traditions have been rigidly stuck to, and that all acts of betrayal, even those committed centuries ago, have consequences… "A deftly crafted and inherently compelling page turner of a read from cover to cover, The Plague Stones nicely showcases author James Brogden's impressive talents as a fantasy novelist."
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