The Lady in Blue

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Author(s): Javier Sierra
Original Publish Date: Jun 19, 2007
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.48 hours)
Product Number: Z100134399
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780743562713
Narrator/s: Boyd Gaines
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Description

An elaborately woven novel of intrigue about one of America's most curious and enduring legends -- the enigma of the Lady in Blue In Los Angeles, Jennifer Narody has been having a series of disturbing dreams involving eerie images of a lady dressed in blue. What she doesn't know is that this same spirit appeared to leaders of the Jumano Native American tribe in New Mexico 362 years earlier, and was linked to a Spanish nun capable of powers of "bilocation," or the ability to be in two places simultaneously. Meanwhile, young journalist Carlos Albert is driven by a blinding snowstorm to the little Spanish town of Agreda, where he stumbles upon a nearly forgotten seventeenth-century convent founded by this same legendary woman. Intrigued by her rumored powers, he delves into finding out more. These threads, linked by an apparent suicide, eventually lead Carlos to Cardinal Baldi, to an American spy, and ultimately to Los Angeles, where Jennifer Narody unwittingly holds the key to the mystery that the Catholic Church, the U.S. Defense Department, and the journalist are each determined to decipher -- the Lady in Blue.

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eBook
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Author(s): Javier Sierra
Product Number EB00577634
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Atria Books
ISBN: #9781416558378

Professional reviews

"A seventeenth-century nun converts New Mexican Indians to Christianity without ever leaving her convent in Spain. In 1972, a Benedictine priest invents a machine reputed to capture sounds and images of the past. A series of coincidences links an agnostic Spanish journalist and an American woman experiencing recurring dreams of a luminous blue lady. In addition to these elements, secret sects, top-secret military projects, a four-hundred-year-old church conspiracy, and a possible murder keep Boyd Gaines juggling the real with the surreal. Gaines treats faith-based explanations as evenhandedly as suggestions of the paranormal, always staying in touch with the characters' truths. His reading of Javier Sierra's (THE SECRET SUPPER) intriguing new work is magical enough to keep minds reeling. S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"

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