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Ophie’s Ghosts

Bahni Turpin

Delve into the hauntingly beautiful world of 'Ophie’s Ghosts,' a mesmerizing middle grade audiobook by acclaimed author Justina Ireland. Set in 1922 rural Georgia, the story follows Ophelia Harrison as she discovers her ability to see ghosts and navigates a world filled with supernatural secrets. With exceptional narration by Bahni Turpin, Audible Hall-of-Famer, this audiobook brings the story to life in a captivating and emotional way. Join Ophie on her journey as she unravels the mysteries of Daffodil Manor and learns the power of forgiveness. 'Ophie’s Ghosts' is a must-listen for fans of Ireland's work and those who enjoy immersive and haunting stories.

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When it comes to captivating tales that transport readers to another world, Justina Ireland is a master storyteller. Best known for her New York Times best-selling novel, Dread Nation, Ireland now makes her middle grade debut with a mesmerizing new audiobook, titled 'Ophie’s Ghosts.' This haunting tale explores the ghosts of our past that refuse to stay buried, and introduces us to a young and unforgettable girl named Ophie. With its spellbinding narration by Audible Hall-of-Famer Bahni Turpin, this audiobook is bound to captivate listeners of all ages.

A Journey Through Time and Spirits

Set in the backdrop of rural Georgia in 1922, 'Ophie’s Ghosts' takes readers on a journey through time and the supernatural. Ophelia Harrison, the main protagonist, once lived a simple life in a small house with her father. However, tragedy strikes one fateful night, tearing her home and family apart. It is on this night that Ophie discovers her unique ability to see ghosts. The story then follows Ophie and her mother as they relocate to Pittsburgh, seeking solace and a fresh start with distant relatives.

A World of Hauntings and Secrets

In their search for stability and independence, Ophie's mother secures her a position as a maid in Daffodil Manor, a grand house owned by the wealthy Caruthers family. Little does Ophie know, Daffodil Manor is not only filled with the memories and prejudices of the past, but also inhabited by restless spirits. These ghosts, each with their own stories of love, hatred, and injustice, roam the halls of Daffodil Manor. As Ophie forms a bond with one particular spirit whose life was tragically cut short, she begins to wonder if she can help right the wrongs of the past.

Uncovering Hidden Truths

As Ophie delves deeper into the mysteries of Daffodil Manor and its ghostly inhabitants, she realizes that the old house holds more secrets than she could have ever imagined. What begins as a quest for stability and a fresh start soon turns into a thrilling exploration of history, justice, and the power of forgiveness. Ophie's journey takes her on unexpected twists and turns, forcing her to confront her own fears and prejudices along the way. Justina Ireland's masterful storytelling keeps readers on the edge of their seats, eager to uncover the hidden truths of Daffodil Manor.

Audiobook Performance by Bahni Turpin

The audiobook version of 'Ophie’s Ghosts' truly comes to life with the exceptional performance by Bahni Turpin. Turpin, an Audible Hall-of-Famer, is renowned for her ability to give each character a distinct voice and bring an engaging dynamic to the story. Her captivating narration adds depth and emotion to every scene, making the audiobook experience all the more immersive and enthralling.


'Ophie’s Ghosts' is a gripping middle grade audiobook that seamlessly combines elements of history, mystery, and the supernatural. Justina Ireland's poignant storytelling, complemented by Bahni Turpin's remarkable narration, makes for an immersive listening experience that will leave listeners captivated until the very end. Whether you're a fan of Ireland's previous works or simply love a well-crafted tale, 'Ophie’s Ghosts' is a must-listen for anyone in search of a hauntingly beautiful story.

About the Author and Publisher:

Justina Ireland is a highly acclaimed author, known for her best-selling novel 'Dread Nation.' With 'Ophie’s Ghosts,' Ireland showcases her versatility and storytelling prowess in the realm of middle grade fiction. The audiobook is published by Balzer + Bray, a renowned publishing house known for their commitment to quality literature across various genres.

Additional Info

Book Name: Ophie’s Ghosts
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Justina Ireland
Narrators: Bahni Turpin
Genres: Children's Audiobooks
Audiobook Length: 7H59M
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Language: English
Publish Date: 2021-05-18
Last Price: 12.5 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who is the author of Ophie's Ghosts?

Justina Ireland.

What is the publisher of Ophie's Ghosts?

Balzer + Bray.

What is the age range for Ophie's Ghosts?

Middle grade and up.

What is the setting of Ophie's Ghosts?

Pittsburgh in 1923.

What is the main character's name in Ophie's Ghosts?

Ophie, short for Ophelia Harrison.

What happened to Ophie's home and father?

They were taken from her in a cruel act in November 1922.

What ability does Ophie possess?

She can see ghosts.

Where does Ophie and her mother move to?

Pittsburgh, to live with relatives they barely know.

What job does Ophie's mother get her?

A job as a maid in the same manor house where her mother works.

What is the name of the manor house in Ophie's Ghosts?

Daffodil Manor.

Who owns Daffodil Manor?

The Caruthers family.

What is the theme of Ophie's Ghosts?

The ghosts of the past and the prejudices and secrets they hold.

What values are emphasized in the book?

Positive family relationships, communication, and affection.

What can Ophie try to do with the ghosts she encounters?

She tries to help them.

How does Ophie feel about her responsibility?

She grapples with it but stays true to herself.

What is the narration style of the book?

Conversational, with an informal tone.

What is the age group recommended for the book?

Pre-teens and up.

Who is the narrator of the audiobook?

Bahni Turpin, an Audible Hall-of-Famer.

How did readers respond to Ophie's Ghosts?

Positive reviews praising the book's themes, characters, and narration.

Who would enjoy Ophie's Ghosts?

Fans of historical fiction, ghost stories, and middle grade novels.


10 reviews for this audiobook
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    Anna 25-Oct-2023

    I was completely absorbed by Ophie's Ghosts. Justina Ireland's storytelling is captivating, and the characters felt so real. The eerie atmosphere and the ghostly elements had me on the edge of my seat. Definitely a must-read!

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    Ben 29-Oct-2023

    Ophie's Ghosts is a beautifully written book that combines history, mystery, and the supernatural. Justina Ireland has a way with words that draws you in and keeps you hooked until the very end. I couldn't put it down!

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    Claire 08-Nov-2023

    Ophie's Ghosts is a hauntingly good read. Justina Ireland's vivid descriptions brought the setting to life, and the plot kept me guessing. I highly recommend it to anyone who loves a good ghost story!

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    Daniel 17-Nov-2023

    I was blown away by Ophie's Ghosts. Justina Ireland's writing is so evocative, and the characters are deeply relatable. The story is a perfect blend of history and the supernatural. I devoured it in one sitting!

  • Em
    Emily 07-Dec-2023

    Ophie's Ghosts is a spellbinding read. Justina Ireland's attention to detail and her ability to create tension are impressive. I was completely engrossed in the story from beginning to end. Highly recommended!

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    Frank 06-Jan-2024

    Ophie's Ghosts is a gem of a book. Justina Ireland has crafted a compelling story that explores themes of family, love, and loss. The supernatural elements add an extra layer of intrigue. I couldn't get enough of it!

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    Grace 12-Jan-2024

    I loved diving into the world of Ophie's Ghosts. Justina Ireland's writing style is so engaging and the pacing is perfect. The characters are well-developed and I felt like I was right there with them. A fantastic read!

  • He
    Henry 23-Feb-2024

    Ophie's Ghosts is a spooky and atmospheric read that had me hooked from the start. Justina Ireland's storytelling is top-notch and she creates a sense of unease that lingers throughout the book. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough!

  • Is
    Isabella 02-Mar-2024

    I couldn't put down Ophie's Ghosts. Justina Ireland's writing is so immersive and the story had me on the edge of my seat. The historical context adds depth to the plot and the supernatural elements are truly chilling. A must-read!

  • Ja
    Jack 25-Apr-2024

    Ophie's Ghosts is a captivating read that blends history and the paranormal seamlessly. Justina Ireland's writing is powerful and the characters are well-developed. I was completely enthralled from start to finish!

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