The Evening Spider

The Evening Spider

A Novel

eBook - 2016
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A gripping blend of psychological suspense and historical true crime, this riveting novel—inspired by a sensational real-life murder from the 1800s—by critically acclaimed author Emily Arsenault delivers a heart-stopping mystery linking two young mothers from different centuries.Frances Barnett and Abby Bernacki are two haunted young mothers living in the same house in two different centuries.1885: Frances Barnett is in the Northampton Lunatic Hospital, telling her story to a visitor. She has come to distrust her own memories, and believes that her pregnancy, birth, and early days of motherhood may have impaired her sanity.During the earliest months of her baby's life, Frances eagerly followed the famous murder trial of Mary Stannard—that captivated New Englanders with its salacious details and expert forensic testimony. Following—and even attending—this trial, Frances found an escape from the monotony of new motherhood. But as...
Publisher: 2016
ISBN: 9780062379306
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Apr 15, 2016

This was a quick read. The beginning and middle were creepy and interesting. It was a little repetitive. Then ending was rushed and there was really no closure. Did not really understand what happened at the end which was really a pain.

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