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by Joe Hill | Read by Kate Mulgrew

Writer Joe Hill has proven to be as adept at writing horror as his father, Stephen King, and this may be his best work yet. It's made even better by the performance of narrator Kate Mulgrew. The title, a play on “Nosferatu,” is not a reference to vampires. This is a very long story about Charles Manx, who kidnaps children and turns them into unliving creatures who forever play monstrous games in “Christmasland.” Victoria McQueen, his nemesis, is a half-crazy woman who is determined to kill him. It takes a special talent to sustain suspense over such a long novel, and Mulgrew is more than equal to the task. She doesn’t read; she performs. With many voices, she carries the listener through this story of horror, love, and inspiration. M.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2014 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine