Publication Date: July 2012
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When Cora and her little sister, Mimi, are sent to stay with their great-aunt in the isolated village of Bryers Guerdon, they receive a less than warm welcome and are desperate to go back to London. But Auntie Ida's life was devastated the last time two young girls were at Guerdon Hall, and now her nieces arrival has reawakened an evil that has lain in wait for years.
A haunting voice in an empty room; a strange, scarred man lurking in the graveyard; mysterious words scrawled on the walls of the abandoned church all point to a horrifying truth that has held Bryers Guerdon in its dark grip for centuries, a truth that Cora, along with Roger and Peter, two young village boys, must uncover before it's too late for Mimi.
A compelling, atmospheric novel inspired by a haunting folk song about murder, witchcraft, and revenge, "Long Lankin" is a truly stunning debut from an exciting new writer.
Anne Flosnik is an accomplished multi-award-winning British actress who has garnered two "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, an ALA Award, and three Audie Award nominations. Her narration of "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave was chosen as one of the Best Audiobooks of the Year 2009 by "AudioFile" magazine.