Bailey Carr gently narrates this dystopian audiobook. The corrupt U.S. Department of Balance carries out a form of law enforcement that endows people who commit crimes with extra shadows that warn people they encounter of their past transgressions. Kris is one such person, and so is her newborn daughter, whose birth mother, Kris's wife, died in childbirth. Kris feels unprepared to be a widowed parent facing a world full of prejudice. Carr voices Kris's grief with realism and depth, and expresses her pride in her daughter as she grows. Carr's voice for Kris's daughter is adorably youthful and strong; she never lets a cruel world dampen her spirit. Caught between grieving and trying to find joy despite a government that is watching their every move, these characters will resonate with listeners. A.K.R. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2023]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2023
CD ISBN 9798212236577 $36.95 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798212236737 $31.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9798212236898 $19.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2023
CD ISBN 9798212236560 $107.00 Seven CDs
DD ISBN 9798212236881 $59.95
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