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Nighttime Is My Time

Mary Higgins Clark

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Description:

"The definition of an owl had always pleased him: a night bird of prey...sharp talons and soft plumage which permits noiseless flight...applied figuratively to a person of nocturnal habits. 'I am The Owl,' he would whisper to himself after he had selected his prey, 'and nighttime is my time.'" Jean Sheridan, a college dean and prominent historian, sets out to her hometown to attend the twenty-year reunion of Stonecroft Academy alumni, where she is to be honored along with six other members of her class. There is something uneasy in the air: one woman in the group about to be feted, Alison Kendall, a beautiful, high-powered Hollywood agent, drowned in her pool during an early-morning swim. Alison is the fifth woman in the class whose life has come to a sudden, mysterious end. Adding to Jean's sense of unease is a taunting, anonymous fax she received, referring to her daughter -- a child she had given up for adoption twenty years ago. At the award dinner, Jean is introduced to Sam Deegan, a detective obsessed by the unsolved murder of a young woman who may hold the key to the identity of the Stonecroft killer. Jean does not suspect that among the distinguished people she is greeting is The Owl, a murderer nearing the countdown on his mission of vengeance against the Stonecroft women who had mocked and humiliated him, with Jean as his final victim.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jan Maxwell

Length:

9h 20m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:06:42


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:00:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:08:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:01:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:04:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

52:36


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:02:58


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:02:48


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:01:52