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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 4:31 pm 
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That Affair at Portstead Manor by Gladys Edson Locke (1887 - 0).



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An English country home during a house party becomes the scene of a double mystery. One of the three detectives employed on the case is a woman whose common sense, calm, and plain logic are skillfully employed in straightening the tangle. A double love story as well as a double crime seems not too much for the writer to handle. - Excerpted from the NY Times Book Review, Aug 16, 2014.



  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/thataffairatpor00lockgoog
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard


    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!

    Magic Window:



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    Genres for the project: Crime & Mystery Fiction

    Keywords that describe the book: Mystery, women detectives

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Chapter [number] of That Affair at Portstead Manor. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "That Affair at Portstead Manor, by Gladys Edson Locke. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of That Affair at Portstead Manor by Gladys Edson Locke. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"

    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of That Affair at Portstead Manor, by Gladys Edson Locke. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename affairatportsteadmanor_##_locke_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. affairatportsteadmanor_01_locke_128kb.mp3)
  • Example ID3 V2 tags ID3 will be added automatically during cataloging.

    [b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)

    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: knotyouraveragejo
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

    Any questions?
    Please post below

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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 6:40 pm 
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If one is needed I would enjoy being the dpl.
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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 7:34 pm 
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That would be great. Thanks, Dave.

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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 7:45 pm 
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1-2 PL OK

The volume on chapter 2 is a tad low (86.2) but within specs and only 1.2dB from chapter 1. Already an interesting book.


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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 9:09 pm 
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I'm going to leave the volume as is on these for now, thanks.

Chapter 3 is ready for PL.

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Post Posted:: March 13th, 2017, 4:50 am 
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3 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: March 14th, 2017, 8:53 pm 
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Chapter 4 is ready for PL

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Post Posted:: March 15th, 2017, 3:15 am 
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4 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: March 19th, 2017, 12:48 pm 
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5 is ready for PL. The plot thickens...

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Post Posted:: March 20th, 2017, 5:23 am 
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5 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: May 3rd, 2017, 9:10 pm 
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Next installment is ready for PL. :)

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Post Posted:: May 4th, 2017, 7:04 am 
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6 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: May 4th, 2017, 7:55 pm 
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Chapter 7 is up and ready for PL.

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Post Posted:: May 4th, 2017, 9:46 pm 
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7 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: May 28th, 2017, 12:10 pm 
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Sorry for the slow going here, but chapter 8 is now ready for PL.

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