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Knifepoint Horror


For the people in a small town in upstate New York, what happened was just another sordid true crime story. But they would never know just how frightening and surreal things became in its aftermath, or what one woman chose to endure in the name of compassion.


Music: Bob Pokrzywa, from the album 'A Wounded and Prostrate Foe,' all rights reserved." target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">    -and-  Anthony Brown, 'Evolving Ambient Soundscape,' Getty Music. All rights reserved.


Cast (in order of appearance):

Scholar: Eric Dantley

Ellen Hershbergen: Linda Wojtowick

Narrator: Jamie Molina

Pontiac resident: Julie Medina

Father Dorr: Les Lentz

Denise Minotka: Amy Newman

Detective: Corey Landis

Radio broadcaster: Maureen Rivers

Nan Carlos: Currer Hathaway

Private investigator:  Stuart Arnheim

Social worker: Effi T. Mothgil

Grace Beck: Catherine Saraceno

Prosecutor: Cal Butera

Police officer: Ebenezer Alasi


Listeners might also enjoy my new (free) audiobook of dark suspense called Town With a Tranquil Name, now downloadable from the podcast Those Snowy Nights You Read to Me, They'll Never Be Forgotten.

Also now available: a graphic novel version of eight Knifepoint Horror stories. Check out the anthology here:">">">

The stories on this podcast are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, meaning that anyone is free to adapt them as they see fit, even for profit, without the obligation to compensate the author.

Other audio horror by Soren Narnia:

'Why Have You Disturbed Our Sleep' - The Bloodlust podcast, October 8, 2017

'Outcall' - Episode 15, Alexandria Archives podcast

'Paranormal Appraisal 151' – Episode 20, Alexandria Archives podcast

'Q & A With a Vampire Killer' - Episode 33, Alexandria Archives podcast


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