The Legacy of Cain


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(4.2 stars; 9 reviews)

Eunice and Helena are sisters brought up by their father, the Reverend Abel Gracedieu. They grow up quietly and happily, until some dark secrets about their past come to light. One of the daughters is adopted: her mother was executed for murdering her husband. When the murdered husband's mistress and brother both enter the picture, a series of events is set into motion to finally reveal the truth. Which of the two young women must confront her difficult heritage? - Summary by Carolin (13 hr 32 min)

Chapters

Chapter I - The Governor Explains 2:27 Read by acousticwave
Chapter II - The Murderess Asks Questions 8:36 Read by acousticwave
Chapter III - The Child Appears 6:04 Read by acousticwave
Chapter IV - The Minister Says Yes 12:46 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter V - Miss Chance Asserts Herself 12:37 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter VI - The Doctor Doubts 8:16 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter VII - The Murderess Consults the Authorities 8:22 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter VIII - The Minister Says Good-By 6:34 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter IX - The Governor Receives a Visit 10:36 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter X - Miss Chance Reappears 10:23 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter XI - Helena's Diary 15:35 Read by deongines
Chapter XII - Eunice's Diary 12:35 Read by deongines
Chapter XIII - Eunice's Diary 23:29 Read by RaMarielle
Chapter XIV - Helena's Diary 22:58 Read by acousticwave
Chapter XV - Helena's Diary 18:29 Read by acousticwave
Chapter XVI - Helena's Diary 10:13 Read by deongines
Chapter XVII - Helena's Diary 12:16 Read by deongines
Chapter XVIII - Eunice's Diary 11:14 Read by deongines
Chapter XIX - Eunice's Diary 14:08 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter XX - Eunice's Diary 9:17 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter XXI - Helena's Diary 9:48 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter XXII - Eunice's Diary 6:19 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter XXIII - Eunice's Diary 6:59 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter XXIV - Eunice's Diary 8:52 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter XXV - Helena's Diary 7:21 Read by Abigail Johnston
Chapter XXVI - Helena's Diary 10:01 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter XXVII - Eunice's Diary 14:38 Read by Alice Hastie
Chapter XXVIII - Helena's Diary 8:06 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter XXIX - Helena's Diary 9:24 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter XXX - Eunice's Diary 21:15 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XXXI - Eunice's Diary 18:19 Read by acousticwave
Chapter XXXII - The Middle-Aged Lady 12:34 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter XXXIII - The Minister's Misfortune 14:55 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter XXXIV - The Lively Old Maid 8:54 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter XXXV - The Future Looks Gloomy 15:23 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XXXVI - The Wandering Mind 14:41 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XXXVII - The Shameless Sister 27:20 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XXXVIII - The Girls' Ages 15:14 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XXXIX - The Adopted Child 6:50 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XL - The Bruised Heart 19:21 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLI - The Whispering Voice 14:05 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLII - The Quaint Philosopher 13:58 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLIII - The Masterful Masseuse 13:53 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLIV - The Resurrection of the Past 10:26 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLV - The Fatal Portrait 19:03 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLVI - The Cumbersome Ladies 11:09 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLVII - The Journey to the Farm 19:35 Read by acousticwave
Chapter XLVIII - The Decision of Eunice 13:26 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter XLIX - The Governor on His Guard 10:50 Read by acousticwave
Chapter L - The News from the Farm 6:45 Read by Matthew Tink
Chapter LI - The Triumph of Mrs. Tenbruggen 19:20 Read by Warren Kati
Chapter LII - Helena's Diary Resumed 12:23 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LIII - Helena's Diary Resumed 8:53 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LIV - Helena's Diary Resumed 10:19 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LV - Helena's Diary Resumed 14:26 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LVI - Helena's Diary Resumed 9:30 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LVII - Helena's Diary Resumed 14:51 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LVIII - Danger 13:02 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LIX - Defense 10:50 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Chapter LX - Discovery 13:17 Read by ToddHW
Chapter LXI - Atrocity 10:02 Read by Matthew Tink
Chapter LXII - The Sentence Pronounced 10:37 Read by WilkieMills
Chapter LXIII - The Obstacle Removed 20:34 Read by WilkieMills
Chapter LXIV - The Truth Triumphant 13:04 Read by WilkieMills
Postscript 5:26 Read by WilkieMills

Reviews

too bad

(2 stars)

love Willkie,but reader in first part read so fast as to compel me to cesease. I will read it in print. Don't readers listen to their recordings?