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The Devil's Half Acre

Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates uses her award-winning talents to spin a masterful tale of Gothic horror for the second part of her mesmerizing trilogy. In The Devil’s Half Acre, an eerie, supernatural setting and a host of eccentric characters combine to fill this spellbinding novel with tantalizing suspense. After more than a decade, the handsome amateur detective Xavier Kilgarvan has returned to Winterthurn just in time to see the fifth young woman’s body carried from Devil’s Half Acre. A brutal fiend has left her mutilated body in this desolate plot of land filled with hulking boulders, quicksand, and twisted trees. Can detective Kilgarvan discover the forces motivating the mysterious “Gentleman Suitor” who has lured five innocent women to their deaths? To do so, he must confront demons from the past and the superstitions that surround the Devil’s Half Acre.

Joyce Carol Oates uses her award-winning talents to spin a masterful tale of Gothic horror for the second part of her mesmerizing trilogy. In The Devil’s Half Acre, an eerie, supernatural setting and a host of eccentric characters combine to fill this spellbinding novel with tantalizing suspense. After more than a decade, the handsome amateur detective Xavier Kilgarvan has returned to Winterthurn just in time to see the fifth young woman’s body carried from Devil’s Half Acre. A brutal fiend has left her mutilated body in this desolate plot of land filled with hulking boulders, quicksand, and twisted trees. Can detective Kilgarvan discover the forces motivating the mysterious “Gentleman Suitor” who has lured five innocent women to their deaths? To do so, he must confront demons from the past and the superstitions that surround the Devil’s Half Acre.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Joyce Carol Oates uses her award-winning talents to spin a masterful tale of Gothic horror for the second part of her mesmerizing trilogy. In The Devil’s Half Acre, an eerie, supernatural setting and a host of eccentric characters combine to fill this spellbinding novel with tantalizing suspense. After more than a decade, the handsome amateur detective Xavier Kilgarvan has returned to Winterthurn just in time to see the fifth young woman’s body carried from Devil’s Half Acre. A brutal fiend has left her mutilated body in this desolate plot of land filled with hulking boulders, quicksand, and twisted trees. Can detective Kilgarvan discover the forces motivating the mysterious “Gentleman Suitor” who has lured five innocent women to their deaths? To do so, he must confront demons from the past and the superstitions that surround the Devil’s Half Acre.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John McDonough

Length:

11h 22m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:36


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

13:37


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

39:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

41:37


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

45:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

58:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:56


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

24:52


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

24:57


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

47:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

44:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

30:47


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

23:46


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

40:31


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

45:07


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

39:58


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

35:44


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

18:11


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

22:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:55


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:46


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

29:15


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

11:28