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The Shimmering Road

Hester Young

A pulse-pounding mystery from the author of The Gates of Evangeline featuring Charlotte "Charlie" Cates, an unforgettable heroine whose dark visions bring to light secrets that will save or destroy those around her . . . When soon-to-be mother Charlotte "Charlie" Cates begins to have recurring dreams about harm coming to her unborn daughter, she knows these are not the nightmares of an anxious mom-to-be. They are the result of her mysterious gift. But before she can decipher what these dreams might mean, Charlie learns that the mother who abandoned her when she was a toddler is the victim of a double murder in Arizona. The other victim-Jasmine, a half-sister Charlie never knew she had-has left behind a child, a little girl who speaks to Charlie in her dreams and was present on the night of the murders. Convinced that she must help her orphaned niece, Charlie travels to Tucson, Arizona, where she must confront her painful ties to her mother and delve into her sister's shadowy past. To untangle the web of secrets that will reveal the truth of her nightmares, Charlie can no longer avoid her family's checkered history. Who is in the racy photos that turned up in Jasmine's apartment? Where is her niece's father, whom Jasmine was rumored to have been seeing again on the sly? Was her mother's charity work in Mexico really as selfless as it seemed? And most important of all, what did her niece really witness on the night of the murders? The search for answers leads Charlie across the Mexican border, from the resort town of Rocky Point to the border town of Nogales, and elucidates the meaning of her dreams in most unexpected ways. Ultimately, to protect her niece and her unborn child, Charlie must battle not just evil but the forces of nature, in one final terrifying encounter in the Tucson desert. A thrilling mystery that combines literary suspense and romance with a mystical twist that is unputdownable. If you love Kate Atkinson and Alice Sebold, you should not miss Hester Young.

A pulse-pounding mystery from the author of The Gates of Evangeline featuring Charlotte "Charlie" Cates, an unforgettable heroine whose dark visions bring to light secrets that will save or destroy those around her . . . When soon-to-be mother Charlotte "Charlie" Cates begins to have recurring dreams about harm coming to her unborn daughter, she knows these are not the nightmares of an anxious mom-to-be. They are the result of her mysterious gift. But before she can decipher what these dreams might mean, Charlie learns that the mother who abandoned her when she was a toddler is the victim of a double murder in Arizona. The other victim-Jasmine, a half-sister Charlie never knew she had-has left behind a child, a little girl who speaks to Charlie in her dreams and was present on the night of the murders. Convinced that she must help her orphaned niece, Charlie travels to Tucson, Arizona, where she must confront her painful ties to her mother and delve into her sister's shadowy past. To untangle the web of secrets that will reveal the truth of her nightmares, Charlie can no longer avoid her family's checkered history. Who is in the racy photos that turned up in Jasmine's apartment? Where is her niece's father, whom Jasmine was rumored to have been seeing again on the sly? Was her mother's charity work in Mexico really as selfless as it seemed? And most important of all, what did her niece really witness on the night of the murders? The search for answers leads Charlie across the Mexican border, from the resort town of Rocky Point to the border town of Nogales, and elucidates the meaning of her dreams in most unexpected ways. Ultimately, to protect her niece and her unborn child, Charlie must battle not just evil but the forces of nature, in one final terrifying encounter in the Tucson desert. A thrilling mystery that combines literary suspense and romance with a mystical twist that is unputdownable. If you love Kate Atkinson and Alice Sebold, you should not miss Hester Young.
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A pulse-pounding mystery from the author of The Gates of Evangeline featuring Charlotte "Charlie" Cates, an unforgettable heroine whose dark visions bring to light secrets that will save or destroy those around her . . . When soon-to-be mother Charlotte "Charlie" Cates begins to have recurring dreams about harm coming to her unborn daughter, she knows these are not the nightmares of an anxious mom-to-be. They are the result of her mysterious gift. But before she can decipher what these dreams might mean, Charlie learns that the mother who abandoned her when she was a toddler is the victim of a double murder in Arizona. The other victim-Jasmine, a half-sister Charlie never knew she had-has left behind a child, a little girl who speaks to Charlie in her dreams and was present on the night of the murders. Convinced that she must help her orphaned niece, Charlie travels to Tucson, Arizona, where she must confront her painful ties to her mother and delve into her sister's shadowy past. To untangle the web of secrets that will reveal the truth of her nightmares, Charlie can no longer avoid her family's checkered history. Who is in the racy photos that turned up in Jasmine's apartment? Where is her niece's father, whom Jasmine was rumored to have been seeing again on the sly? Was her mother's charity work in Mexico really as selfless as it seemed? And most important of all, what did her niece really witness on the night of the murders? The search for answers leads Charlie across the Mexican border, from the resort town of Rocky Point to the border town of Nogales, and elucidates the meaning of her dreams in most unexpected ways. Ultimately, to protect her niece and her unborn child, Charlie must battle not just evil but the forces of nature, in one final terrifying encounter in the Tucson desert. A thrilling mystery that combines literary suspense and romance with a mystical twist that is unputdownable. If you love Kate Atkinson and Alice Sebold, you should not miss Hester Young.

Language:

English

Narrators:

January LaVoy

Length:

13h 8m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:32


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:15


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:18


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:35


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:56


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:49


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:45


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:54


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:30


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:57


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:32


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:54


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:11


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:01


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:30


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:14


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:53


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:41


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:14


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:33


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:29


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

09:00


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:26


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:22


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:01


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:01


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:45


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:25


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:12


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:40


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:32


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:32


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:21


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:38


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:39


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:40


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:35


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:26


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:46


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:47


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:06


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:02


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:46


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:24


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:39


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:00


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:26


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:49


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:17


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:12


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:02


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:20


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:32


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:41


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:52


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:47


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:55


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:31


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:51


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:58


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:26


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:58


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:00


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:09


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:21


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:47


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:28


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:37


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:08


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:17


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:22


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:45


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

06:22


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:12


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:18


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:45


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:43


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:37


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:49


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:46


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:55


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:08


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:13


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

08:38


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:05


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:47


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

08:28


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

08:16


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

07:54


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

07:38


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

07:09


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:22


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

06:04


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:15


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:54


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:25


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

08:10


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:36


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:16


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:37


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

05:40


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:13


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

08:29


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

06:11


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

08:30


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

08:00


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

07:33


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

05:35


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

06:17


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

07:47


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

08:56


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

07:38


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

07:59


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

06:42


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:44


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

08:25


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

06:56


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

08:41


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

01:39


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

00:31