• The Deep, Deep Snow

  • By: Brian Freeman
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (23,103 ratings)

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The Deep, Deep Snow

By: Brian Freeman
Narrated by: January LaVoy
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Publisher's summary

In an intense, emotional mystery that spans a decade in the life of a small town, best-selling author Brian Freeman brings us an unforgettable heroine who discovers that the dead may sometimes be easier to rescue than the living.

Deputy Shelby Lake was abandoned as a baby, saved by a stranger who found her in the freezing cold. Now, years later, a young boy is missing - and Shelby is the one who must rescue a child.

The only evidence of what happened to 10-year-old Jeremiah Sloan is a bicycle left behind on a lonely road. After a desperate search fails to locate him, the close bonds of Shelby’s hometown begin to fray under the weight of accusations and suspicion. Everyone around her is keeping secrets. Her adoptive father, her best friend, her best friend’s young daughter - they all have something to hide. Even Shelby is concealing a mistake that could jeopardize her career and her future.

Unearthing the lies of the people in Jeremiah’s life doesn’t get the police and the FBI any closer to finding him. As time passes and the case grows cold, Shelby worries that the mystery will stay buried forever under the deep, deep snow. But even the deepest snow melts in the spring.

When a tantalizing clue finally comes to light, Shelby must confront the darkest lie of all. Exposing the truth about Jeremiah will leave no one’s life untouched - including her own.

©2019 Brian N. Freeman (P)2019 Audible Originals, LLC.

About the Creator

Brian Freeman is a New York Times best-selling author of more than 20 psychological thrillers. His books have been sold in 23 languages, and he is widely acclaimed for his "you are there" settings and his complex, engaging characters and twist-filled plots.
All of his books are available in audio editions. He was an Edgar Award finalist for his Audible Original The Deep, Deep Snow, and his novels The Bone House and Season of Fear were both finalists for the Audie Award for Best Audiobook in Thriller/Suspense. He won the Thriller Award for Best Hardcover Novel for Spilled Blood.

About the Performer

January LaVoy is an Atlanta-based theater, television, and voice actress. Her voiceover work includes national commercial campaigns, promos, documentaries, podcasts, and over 300 audiobooks. In 2013, she was named Audiobook Narrator of the Year by Publishers Weekly. She has been nominated for 18 Audie Awards, receiving seven, and has garnered nearly three dozen Audiofile Magazine Earphones Awards. In 2019, she was honored with Audiofile’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Golden Voice. She shares a 2020 Grammy nomination with Meryl Streep and the cast of the Charlotte’s Web audiobook, in which she plays the title role of Charlotte. LaVoy is a full-time faculty member at Emory University, teaching acting and scene study in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Critic reviews

"Freeman brings all the characters to life, highlighting their strengths as well as the darkness that lies within each of them, thus adding a delicious sense of uncertainty as to their motives. Readers will have a tough time putting this one down." (Publishers Weekly)

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