Louise Beech
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Louise Beech

Louise's short stories have won the Glass Woman Prize, the Eric Hoffer Award for Prose, and the Aesthetica Creative Works competition, as well as shortlisting twice for the Bridport Prize and being published in a variety of UK magazines. Her first play, Afloat, was performed at Hull Truck Theatre in 2012. She also wrote a ten-year newspaper column for the Hull Daily Mail. Her debut novel, How to be Brave, was a Guardian Readers' pick in 2015. The Sunday Mirror called Maria in the Moon quirky, darkly comic, original and heartfelt, and The Lion Tamer Who Lost was described as 'engrossing and captivating' by the Daily Express. Link to her website - http://louisebeech.co.uk/

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    • Call Me Star Girl

    • By: Louise Beech
    • Narrated by: Katy Sobey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Pregnant Victoria Valbon was brutally murdered in an alley three weeks ago - and her killer hasn’t been caught....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Star Narration

    • By Jae on 27-06-19

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Lion Tamer Who Lost

    • By: Louise Beech
    • Narrated by: Jordan Metcalfe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Long ago Andrew made a childhood wish and kept it in a silver box. When it finally comes true he wishes he hadn’t.... Long ago, Ben made a promise, and he had a dream: to travel to Africa to volunteer at a lion reserve. When he finally makes it, it isn’t for the reasons he imagined.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sad but fabulous

    • By Nicky D on 29-05-19

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Maria in the Moon

    • By: Louise Beech
    • Narrated by: Prendergast Colleen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Thirty-two-year-old Catherine Hope has a great memory. But she can't remember everything. She can't remember her ninth year, or when her insomnia started....

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Mountain in My Shoe

    • By: Louise Beech
    • Narrated by: Colleen Prendergast, Ross Tomlinson, Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    A missing boy. A missing book. A missing husband. A woman who must find them all to find herself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent read.

    • By Jane on 06-07-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • How to Be Brave

    • By: Louise Beech
    • Narrated by: Finty Williams
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Natalie and Rose are transported in their imaginations to the Atlantic Ocean in 1943, where one of their ancestors survived in a lifeboat for 50 days....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartfelt narration - inspirational & uplifting!

    • By MRS V L HALL on 30-11-15

    Regular price: £18.99

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