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Secret of McKinley Mansion

Narrated by: Nicole Poole
Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
4.3 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Summary

It's no easy job being the town nutcase. Ella knows from experience. She's grown up in a quaint little place with people who pretend the extraordinary isn't happening around them. They ignore the bumps in the night and won't talk about doors closing by themselves or items moving mysteriously.

They also won't talk about the old woman who haunts the streets, long in her grave but for the nights when a particularly bad storm blows through. Those who do are fibbers, begging for attention.

But Ella knows it is no lie - when the lightning cracks and the rain thrashes, someone goes missing: a child, lost to the night. There is no breaking and entering, no foul play, and no clue as to where they've gone.

Urban legend says that if the old woman stops in front of your house, you're next.

Well, Ella has been next for years. She's resisted the urge to run out into the darkness with everything she has. She’s resisted that old mansion up on the hill, beckoning her. She’s resisted giving into people saying she's crazy.

But then a handsome new boy with a troubled past moves across the street. Suddenly Ella isn't the only one haunted by the old woman. But it's not clear if the new boy is here to help Ella...or help the woman drag Ella up to the mansion.

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Buy a different KF Breene book instead :(

This is a kids book, about 17 year olds, who act and talk like 12 year olds, voiced by a middle aged woman (who is brill in other audiobooks but jarringly the wrong age for this) with a FOUR HOUR long chase scene in the middle. Other books by this author are fab: read/listen to them instead.

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Secret of McKinley Mansion

This is a brilliantly funny scary ghost story, with loads of tention, great characters, with even a who's done it thrown in. Loads of fun to listen to, read brilliantly as always by Nicole Poole.

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  • Anna
  • 23-09-20

Loved it!

I could listen to another 10 books with these characters and this narrator. This was a very entertaining story and not the same ol' same ol' of other books that have been boring me to tears lately. I will miss Ella and Brayden.

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  • Serena Acierto
  • 29-10-20

Perfect Spooky Story

If you’re fans of K.F. Breene this is a no brainer, if you’ve never read her stuff DO IT NOW. Nicole Poole was stunning as usual!

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  • A Soles
  • 11-10-20

Scary, Ghostly Fun!

Remember the the ghost stories told around a campfire? Remember the scary thrill you experienced listening to them? You get that and more with this book. All the best parts of ghost stories and a novel come together here. You can enjoy this book as an adult and with the tween/teens in your life(as long as a malevolent spirit & it's actions won't scare them too much). The narration is great! Must read!

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  • Austyne Rice
  • 02-10-20

Intriguing

Fun, exciting, thrilling!! I love this story! Great Characters! Interesting Story Line!! Fast paced and keeps your interest!!

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  • Mizorei
  • 22-09-20

another winner from K.F. Breene

story is delightful with thoroughly enjoyable characters and the plot not see-through like so many others. the wit is spot on. the genre isn't what I normally go for, but when I saw it was by Breene I had to grab it up. Obviously I was not disappointed. this is also done beautifully by the narrator, who is among my top three narrators, if not the number one. she has a great range of voices and does right by the characters' personalities.

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  • Bookaholic
  • 26-08-20

McKinley Mansion

Eerie story beginning with, a ghost walking the streets of a town, to a big scary Mansion with secrets. I recommend it books, the narrator was excellent