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Beneath a Burning Sky Audiobook

Beneath a Burning Sky

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When 22-year-old Olivia is coerced into marriage by the cruel Alistair Sheldon, she leaves England for Egypt, his home and the land of her own childhood. Reluctant as she is to go with Alistair, it's in her new home that she finds happiness in surprising places: she is reunited with her long-estranged sister, Clara, and falls - impossibly and illicitly - in love with her husband's boarder, Captain Edward Bertram.

Then Clara is abducted from one of the busiest streets in the city. Olivia is told it's thieves after ransom money, but she's convinced there's more to it. As she sets out to discover what's happened to the sister she's only just begun to know, she falls deeper into the shadowy underworld of Alexandria, putting her own life and her chance at a future with Edward, the only man she's ever loved, at risk. Because, determined as Olivia is to find Clara, there are others who will stop at nothing to conceal what's become of her....

Beneath a Burning Sky is a novel of secrets, betrayal and, above all else, love. Set against the heat and intrigue of colonial Alexandria, this beautiful and heart-wrenching story will take your breath away.

©2016 Jenny Ashcroft (P)2016 Hachette Audio UK

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    JC 16/06/2017
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    "Debut novel and fantastic"
    Where does Beneath a Burning Sky rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    One of the best I have listened to lately


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Beneath a Burning Sky?

    There were a few but the moment Olivia is in the desert with Hassan was up at the top


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    When Olivia got away from alistair at last


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Definitely


    Any additional comments?

    I did manage to listen to this book in two days 😁 When I do usually try to spin them out

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