Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen audiobook

Mrs. Poe

By Lynn Cullen
Read by Eliza Foss

12.02 Hours 10/01/2013 Unabridged
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It is 1845, and Frances Osgood is desperately trying to make a living as a writer in New York; not an easy task for a woman, especially one with two children and a philandering portrait painter as her husband. As Frances tries to sell her work, she finds editors are only interested in writing similar to that of the new renegade literary sensation Edgar Allan Poe, whose poem, “The Raven” has struck a public nerve. She meets the handsome and mysterious Poe at a literary party, and the two have an immediate connection. Poe wants Frances to meet with his wife since she claims to be an admirer of her poems, and Frances is curious to see the woman whom Edgar married. As Frances spends more and more time with the intriguing couple, her intense attraction for Edgar brings her into dangerous territory. And Mrs. Poe, who acts like an innocent child, is actually more manipulative and threatening than she appears. As Frances and Edgar’s passionate affair escalates, Frances must decide whether she can walk away before it’s too late.

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Summary

Summary

Selected for the October 2013 Indie Next List

It is 1845, and Frances Osgood is desperately trying to make a living as a writer in New York; not an easy task for a woman, especially one with two children and a philandering portrait painter as her husband. As Frances tries to sell her work, she finds editors are only interested in writing similar to that of the new renegade literary sensation Edgar Allan Poe, whose poem, “The Raven” has struck a public nerve.

She meets the handsome and mysterious Poe at a literary party, and the two have an immediate connection. Poe wants Frances to meet with his wife since she claims to be an admirer of her poems, and Frances is curious to see the woman whom Edgar married.

As Frances spends more and more time with the intriguing couple, her intense attraction for Edgar brings her into dangerous territory. And Mrs. Poe, who acts like an innocent child, is actually more manipulative and threatening than she appears. As Frances and Edgar’s passionate affair escalates, Frances must decide whether she can walk away before it’s too late.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A compelling tale of ill-fated love, passion, and the writing life in antebellum New York, rich with period detail and suspense.” Jennifer Chiaverini, New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker
Mrs. Poe had my heart racing…Don’t miss it!” Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 12.02
Audience: Adult
Language: English