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Gypsy

Narrated by: Heather Bleasdale
Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
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Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Gypsy by Lesley Pearse, read by Heather Bleasdale.

Gypsy is a compelling historical story of survival from international number one best-selling author Lesley Pearse.

Liverpool, 1893, and tragedy sends Beth Bolton on a journey far from home....

Fifteen-year-old Beth's dreams are shattered when she, her brother, Sam, and her baby sister, Molly, are orphaned. Sam believes that only in America can they make their fortunes, so, reluctantly leaving Molly with adoptive parents, brother and sister embark on the greatest adventure of their lives.

Onboard the steamer to New York, there are rogues aplenty. But Beth's talent with the fiddle earns her the nickname Gypsy - and the friendship of charismatic gambler Theo and sharp-witted Londoner Jack. And after dodging trouble across America, finally the foursome head for the dangerous mountains of Canada and the Klondike River in search of gold.

How far must Beth go to find happiness? And will her travels lead this gypsy to a place she can call home?

©2017 Lesley Pearse (P)2017 Penguin Audiobooks

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Wonderful story .

This book had a very interesting content taking you to many places of interest beautifully fashioned in layers. The characters all where multifaceted which took you through with them not quite knowing what would happen next . Very satisfying .

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Loved it

Easy but some times heart wrenching read. Love Lesley Pearse and it was narrated perfectly

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good listening

glad i was listening and not reading as was long book.enjoyed it anyhow would recommend.

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Gripping

This takes you from Liverpool, to New York & in to the Klondike keeping you enthralled & eager to hear more.

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Brilliant!

Another great novel by Lesley Pearse such a heart rendering story of love, sadness, hardship & determination . Excellent narration ! well done!

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Great book

This book kept me in suspense till the very end with a few twists in it.

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loved it, never wanted it to end.

absolutely capturing.
best characters Beth, Sam, Jack.
the storyline captures you and draws you in completely.
A brilliant book.

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Gypsy Queen conquers all

Another Lesley Pearse masterpiece.
Can’t wait for a new story to enjoy and enthral us.

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Excellent

One of the best books I’ve heard,the reading brought it alive. Exciting right to the end. 😊

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Yet another amazing book from an amazing author 💙

Another amazing book from Lesley Pearce. Loved it from the very start to finish. The protagonist is very relatable and shows once again the strength that can be found in the hardest of times. Pearce has delivered another don't want to put it down book.