The Evening Spider: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-01-26
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
What is that sound? Abby in present day (2014) wakes up at night and hears, “Shhhhh” from her young baby’s bedroom. Oh, she remembers that she has a tape that plays soothing sounds to help her daughter to sleep. The “Shhhhh” must be coming from that. Or is it something else? When she goes to re...
1885, Northampton Lunatic Hospital. Frances Bernett is retelling her story to a visitor. Frances is a young wife and a mother who started to question her memories and her sanity after her child was born. Could her pregnancy have hurt her sanity? And, her obsession with the (true) murder trial of Mar...