Listen free for 30 days

Listen with a free trial

One credit a month, good for any title to download and keep.
Unlimited listening to the Plus Catalogue - thousands of select Audible Originals, podcasts and audiobooks.
Exclusive member-only deals.
No commitment - cancel anytime.
Buy Now for £22.49

Buy Now for £22.49

Pay using card ending in
By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and authorise Audible to charge your designated card or any other card on file. Please see our Privacy Notice, Cookies Notice and Interest-based Ads Notice.

Summary

A murder is committed among the rich of a small town, and all the evidence seems to point to a beautiful young woman....

“There is something - evil about it. Queer word for me to use, Macleod, eh? They touch your elbow as you walk - ghosts! That’s how I’ve named it the Valley of Ghosts.... Macleod, go and stay a day or so in Beverley Green and smell it yourself - something brooding....”

The seemingly peaceful, prosperous community of Beverley Green is haunted. While certain inhabitants - the young Stella Nelson and her feckless painter-father Mr. Arthur Wilmot, who conducts a mysterious business in the City; the aristocratic Salter Boyden; and the retired businessman Merrivan - try to hide their pasts, it turns out that nothing stays secret for long.

When, in this tense atmosphere, Mr. Merrivan is found murdered, the clues point to none other than Stella Nelson. But Stella has caught the eye of Dr. Andy Macleod, an assistant pathologist who has drifted into the profession of thief-catcher, and he is determined to solve the mystery and prove her innocence.

Originally published in 1922.

Public Domain (P)2021 Blackstone Publishing

What listeners say about The Valley of Ghosts

Average customer ratings

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.