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Rosie

Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
Length: 23 hrs and 28 mins
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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Rosie by Lesley Pearse, read by Gabrielle Glaister. 

Her brutal, violent family will be the death of her....

Without a mother, Rosie is at the mercy of her father and thuggish brothers. Then one day a friend comes to the farm in the form of cockney housekeeper Heather Farley. 

But soon enough Heather vanishes, abandoning Rosie to her fate. Only when Thomas Farley comes to find his sister several years later does Rosie learn the terrible truth about Heather - and her family. 

Running away from home, she finds herself pursued by the man who brought ruin on her family. Is he out to get her, too? Or could he have some other reason for chasing her?

©2006 Lesley Pearse (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd
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Very addictive

Loved this book
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Great book!

I read this book some years ago and as with all Lesley Pearse books I thoroughly enjoyed the book. I also enjoyed listening to the book - but it took a long time to get used to the readers voice. It just seemed off to have such a gruff / throaty voice for a book about a little / very young girl. That said the reader did a great job!

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Brilliant story

Brilliant story and narration was excellent too.
I really tried not to finish it too quick as I was enjoying it so much, but I just couldn’t stop listening.

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Awesome!!

This is one of my favourites out of the books I've listened to. I would certainly highly recommend it.

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brilliant

absolutely brilliant.
A real page turner from start to finish..
marvelously written.
another great novel from Lesley Pearson.