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Horrid (Digital Audiobook)

By Katrina Leno, Heather Costa (Narrator)

Publication Date: June 14, 2021

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/28/2021)
Hardcover (9/15/2020)


From the author of You Must Not Miss comes a haunting contemporary horror novel that explores themes of mental illness, rage, and grief, twisted with spine-chilling elements of Stephen King and Agatha Christie.

Following her father's death, Jane North-Robinson and her mom move from sunny California to the dreary, dilapidated old house in Maine where her mother grew up. All they want is a fresh start, but behind North Manor's doors lurks a history that leaves them feeling more alone . . . and more tormented.

As the cold New England autumn arrives, and Jane settles in to her new home, she finds solace in old books and memories of her dad. She steadily begins making new friends, but also faces bullying from the resident "bad seed," struggling to tamp down her own worst nature in response. Jane's mom also seems to be spiraling with the return of her childhood home, but she won't reveal why. Then Jane discovers that the "storage room" her mom has kept locked isn't for storage at all—it's a little girl's bedroom, left untouched for years and not quite as empty of inhabitants as it appears . . .

Is it grief? Mental illness? Or something more . . . horrid?

About the Author

SAG-AFTRA talent Heather Costa has been a narrator and voice-over actor for over fifteen years. She is passionate about bringing stories to life. She has narrated for Disney, the Educational Testing Service, and Prentice Hall, to name a few! Clients have said that she is an absolute joy to work with . . . cheery, punctual, always with their needs in mind. She is fast, accurate, flexible, and accommodating to their tight timelines. Heather's foundation is built on a bachelor's degree in acting and vocal performance. Throughout her voice-over journey, she's developed a finely tuned ear and a great joy in her work. As a full-time narrator and voice-over actor, her professional Los Angeles recording studio allows her to consistently record in a high quality audio environment, while providing her with access to many publishers and studios nearby. Heather focuses on telling the author's story through a genuine delivery. She always narrates from the heart.