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The Blue Hour

A Novel

by Laura Pritchett Author · Various Narrators Narrator

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The tight-knit residents of Blue Moon Mountain, nestled high in the Colorado Mountains, form an interconnected community of those living off the land, stunned by the beauty and isolation all around them. So when, at the onset of winter, the town veterinarian commits a violent act, the repercussions of that tragedy will be felt all across the mountainside, upending their lives and causing their paths to twist and collide in unexpected ways.

The housecleaner rediscovering her sexual appetite, the farrier who must take in his traumatized niece, the grocer and her daughter, the therapist and the teacher, reaching out to the world in new and surprising ways, and the ragged couple trapped in a cycle of addiction and violence. They will all rise and converge upon the blue hour—the l'heure bleu—the hour of twilight, a time of desire, lust, honesty. The strong, spirited people of Blue Moon Mountain must learn to navigate the line between violence and sex, tenderness and the hard edge of yearning, and the often confusing paths of mourning and lust.

Writing with passion for rural lives and the natural world, Laura Pritchett, who has been called "one of the most accomplished writers of the American West," graces the land of desire in vivid prose, exploring the lengths these moving, deeply felt characters—some of whom we've met in Pritchett's previous work—will traverse to protect their own.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2017

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 218.2 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 218.1 MB

Laura Pritchett (Author)

Laura Pritchett is the acclaimed author of several novels as well as several books of nonfiction. Her work has garnered several awards, including the PEN USA Award for Fiction, the WILLA, the High Plains Book Award, and others. Learn more at Laura...

More about Laura Pritchett

Creators

Narrator :
Robert Fass
Narrator :
Andrew Eiden
Narrator :
Nicol Zanzarella
Narrator :
Elisabeth Rodgers
Narrator :
Tanya Eby
Narrator :
Donald Corren
Narrator :
Paul Michael Garcia
Narrator :
Mark Bramhall
Narrator :
Suzanne Toren
Author :
Laura Pritchett
Narrator :
Emily Sutton-Smith
Narrator :
Various Narrators
Narrator :
Carol Monda
Narrator :
Emily Woo Zeller
Narrator :
Traber Burns
Narrator :
P. J. Ochlan
Narrator :
Amy Landon
Narrator :
Suzanne Elise Freeman
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