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The maidens : a novel / Alex Michaelides ; read by Louise Brealey and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike-particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens. Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on The Maidens when one member, a friend of Mariana's niece Zoe, is found murdered in Cambridge. Mariana, who was once herself a student at the university, quickly suspects that behind the idyllic beauty of the spires and turrets, and beneath the ancient traditions, lies something sinister. And she becomes convinced that, despite his alibi, Edward Fosca is guilty of the murder. But why would the professor target one of his students? And why does he keep returning to the rites of Persephone, the maiden, and her journey to the underworld? When another body is found, Mariana's obsession with proving Fosca's guilt spirals out of control, threatening to destroy her credibility as well as her closest relationships. But Mariana is determined to stop this killer, even if it costs her everything-including her own life. -- from back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD FIC MICHAELIDES (Text) 33892100740209 Adult New Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 06/21/2021 Checked out 10/09/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250262349
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 9 hr., 19 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Macmillan Audio, 2021.

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Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Louise Brealey and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.
Summary, etc.:
Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike-particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens. Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on The Maidens when one member, a friend of Mariana's niece Zoe, is found murdered in Cambridge. Mariana, who was once herself a student at the university, quickly suspects that behind the idyllic beauty of the spires and turrets, and beneath the ancient traditions, lies something sinister. And she becomes convinced that, despite his alibi, Edward Fosca is guilty of the murder. But why would the professor target one of his students? And why does he keep returning to the rites of Persephone, the maiden, and her journey to the underworld? When another body is found, Mariana's obsession with proving Fosca's guilt spirals out of control, threatening to destroy her credibility as well as her closest relationships. But Mariana is determined to stop this killer, even if it costs her everything-including her own life. -- from back cover.
Subject: College teachers > Fiction.
Murderers > Fiction.
Secret societies > Fiction.
Group psychotherapy > Fiction.
Psychotherapists > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Audiobooks.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Psychological fiction.
Sound recordings.

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