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Post by Lynnet » March 18th, 2021, 8:30 am

The Mystery of Mrs. Blencarrow, by Margaret O. Oliphant (1828 - 1897)
The location is the English Lake District and the characters very ordinary people. Mrs. Blencarrow is a widow with five children and control of her late husband's small estate. She is eminently respectable and is involved with the usual round of tea and dinner parties as expected in a quiet town. She is unremarkable, apart from her disdain for scandal, or even gossip of any kind. Imagine the surprise when a stranger describes her as "a woman with a history"? That can only mean a disreputable past or even a scandal, but as she has lived in the community for 18 years, without a hint, what could it possibly be?
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Post by livh » April 5th, 2021, 12:16 pm

Hi Lynnet,

I'd love to claim the first three sections if that's ok?

Many thanks,

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Post by Lynnet » April 5th, 2021, 3:32 pm

livh wrote:
April 5th, 2021, 12:16 pm
Hi Lynnet,

I'd love to claim the first three sections if that's ok?

Many thanks,

Liv
Go for it!

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Post by wib66 » April 7th, 2021, 9:30 am

Are you looking for a DPL on this project if so would be happy to hop on board. Thanks

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Post by Lynnet » April 7th, 2021, 11:56 am

wib66 wrote:
April 7th, 2021, 9:30 am
Are you looking for a DPL on this project if so would be happy to hop on board. Thanks
That would be great!

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Post by njgorgen » April 24th, 2021, 5:33 pm

Can I have sections 4, 5 & 6? Nancy

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Post by Lynnet » April 24th, 2021, 6:07 pm

njgorgen wrote:
April 24th, 2021, 5:33 pm
Can I have sections 4, 5 & 6? Nancy
All yours

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Post by avanipatel03 » April 27th, 2021, 9:47 am

Can I claim sections 7 and 8?

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Post by Lynnet » April 27th, 2021, 10:04 am

avanipatel03 wrote:
April 27th, 2021, 9:47 am
Can I claim sections 7 and 8?
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Post by TheAwesome1568 » April 27th, 2021, 9:06 pm

Hi, could I please have section 9?

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Post by Lynnet » April 28th, 2021, 5:43 am

TheAwesome1568 wrote:
April 27th, 2021, 9:06 pm
Hi, could I please have section 9?
Sure!

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Post by TheAwesome1568 » April 28th, 2021, 6:17 pm

Lynnet wrote:
April 28th, 2021, 5:43 am
TheAwesome1568 wrote:
April 27th, 2021, 9:06 pm
Hi, could I please have section 9?
Sure!
Hi,

I have completed recording section 9 of The Mystery of Mrs. Blencarrow:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/mrsblencarrow_09_oliphant_128kb.mp3

Duration: 15:11

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Post by journeyman » April 28th, 2021, 11:08 pm

I'd like to have a crack at section 8 please.
Thanks.

Tim

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Post by Lynnet » April 29th, 2021, 7:08 am

TheAwesome1568 wrote:
April 28th, 2021, 6:17 pm
Lynnet wrote:
April 28th, 2021, 5:43 am
TheAwesome1568 wrote:
April 27th, 2021, 9:06 pm
Hi, could I please have section 9?
Sure!
Hi,

I have completed recording section 9 of The Mystery of Mrs. Blencarrow:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/mrsblencarrow_09_oliphant_128kb.mp3

Duration: 15:11
Thank you

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Post by Lynnet » April 29th, 2021, 7:09 am

journeyman wrote:
April 28th, 2021, 11:08 pm
I'd like to have a crack at section 8 please.
Thanks.

Tim
Thank you for claiming

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