The Story of an Hour is offered in full for online listening through June 24th. You can also purchase a download of this story via Downpour, with proceeds going to Reach Out and Read.
Kate Chopin is a widely considered the forerunner to the feminist authors of the twentieth century. Focusing on themes of race and gender, her short stories largely center on life in rural Louisiana. In “The Story of an Hour,” Louise Mallard has just learned that her husband is dead—believed to have died during a train accident. Her family fears that the news will kill Louise, who suffers from a weak heart.
Tish Hicks is a classically trained actor, singer, voice over artist and teacher, and audiobook narrator. She has been the voice of Citibank and many other commercials, video games, animated series and audiobooks from Thrillers and Sci Fi to YA and Non-fiction, and performs regularly on TV, film and stage. She is a graduate of Northwestern University where she was steeped in a rich tradition of literary interpretation and lives in Los Angeles with her writer husband and two fabulous red headed sons.
Romance Magicians, the blog for the Southern Romance Chapter of RWA. This is the place where writers of all levels come to make magic. M.V. Freeman, is a writer of Urban Fantasy and romance, with a love of strong coffee and cream for late night writing. She adores dark stories with anti-heroes and determined heroines. Her award-winning first book, Incandescent is available now. She currently working on her third novel. When she is not writing, she’s reading, listening to audio books, throwing around kettle bells, and cooking. You can contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org