The Silent House


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(4.4 stars; 54 reviews)


A mystery about a "locked door" murder committed in a house that has a reputation for being haunted. In the first half of the book, the murderer appears to be easy to figure out. The second half of the book, however, is filled with plot twists and mistaken identities and thus complicates the mystery much more. (Summary by cherly)

(8 hr 7 min)

Chapters

01 - The Tenant of the Silent House 12:55 Read by Elena
02 - Shadows on the Blind 14:12 Read by Monica Knuppe
03 - An Unsatisfactory Explanation 12:26 Read by Delmar H Dolbier
04 - Mrs. Kebbys Discovery 12:37 Read by Elena
05 - The Talk of the Town 11:36 Read by Elena
06 - Mrs. Vrains Story 12:02 Read by Elena
07 - The Assurance Money 12:54 Read by Mary Herndon Bell
08 - Diana Vrain 14:57 Read by Jules Hawryluk
09 - A Marriage That Was a Failure 15:06 Read by Jules Hawryluk
10 - The Parti-Coloured Ribbon 16:26 Read by Jules Hawryluk
11 - Further Discoveries 14:27 Read by Jules Hawryluk
12 - The Veil and Its Owner 12:35 Read by A. J. Carroll
13 - Gossip 12:23 Read by A. J. Carroll
14 - The House in Jersey Street 13:12 Read by gsolgaard
15 - Rhoda and the Cloak 15:30 Read by Jules Hawryluk
16 - Mrs. Vrain at Bay 16:13 Read by Jules Hawryluk
17 - A Denial 14:32 Read by Jules Hawryluk
18 - Who Bought the Cloak? 16:01 Read by Jules Hawryluk
19 - The Defence of Count Ferruci 16:31 Read by Jules Hawryluk
20 - A New Development 13:31 Read by Mary Herndon Bell
21 - Two Months Pass 14:54 Read by Mary Herndon Bell
22 - At Berwin Manor 16:11 Read by Mary Herndon Bell
23 - A Startling Theory 14:11 Read by Mary Herndon Bell
24 - Lucian Is Surprised 18:18 Read by Ted Nugent
25 - A Dark Plot 13:06 Read by jemtman
26 - The Other Man\'s Wife 14:11 Read by Jules Hawryluk
27 - A Confession 19:13 Read by Jules Hawryluk
28 - The Name of the Assassin 16:41 Read by Jules Hawryluk
29 - Link Sets a Trap 13:15 Read by Amanda Friday
30 - Who Fell into the Trap 12:17 Read by Amanda Friday
31 - A Strange Confession 15:43 Read by Mary Herndon Bell
32 - The Confession (continued) 15:38 Read by Mary Herndon Bell
33 - What Rhoda Had to Say 10:33 Read by Amanda Friday
34 - The End of It All 13:25 Read by Ashley LeBlanc

Reviews

Good story.

(4 stars)

The ending didn't sit well with me, seemed like a hasty wrapping up in my opinion. Nonetheless, the story is sound and very entertaining. As always, multiple readers must be taken on their own merits, not everyone reads alike. But hey, focus on the positives of each one and it won't be so rough adapting to the different styles mid-story.

Good murder mystery

(4 stars)

The readers are mostly good, with a few rough chapters. Echo sounds are painful on the ears when replayed, and a few of the chapters have that, but overall it's pretty good. Enjoy!

It was too drawn out, but still a good book

(3.5 stars)

It was too drawn out, but still a good book.

(5 stars)

predictably plot once you get yo the end. Very enjoyable. Thanks Librivox.

Great story! Too many different readers, 2 of which were HORRIBL

(5 stars)

(0.5 stars)

A truly torturous tale tortuously read. Listen to something else!

(4.5 stars)

Good story. Well read but the audio quality wasn't fantastic.

(3.5 stars)

Absorbing mystery / romance with several reader from Librivox.