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The Far Side of the Sun

Narrated by: Jane McDowell
Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
4 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)
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Summary

The Sunday Times top 10 best-selling author

Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally best-selling author of The Betrayal.

With beautiful blue skies, sandy beaches and glorious sunshine, the Bahamas is a slice of heaven. But in 1943, the world is at war and even paradise isn't safe....

Twenty-three-year-old Dodie Wyatt thought she had escaped her turbulent past - but one night her peace is shattered when she chooses to help a man she finds stabbed in an alleyway.

On the other side of Nassau, wealthy diplomat's wife Ella Stanford plays the role she has been born into, throwing herself into charitable work and charming her husband's powerful friends. But she has secrets to keep - and those secrets could put her life in danger.

©2013 Kate Furnivall (P)2014 Isis Publishing

Critic reviews

"The setting is sweeping, the story big and the description vivid." ( Courier Mail)
"Furnivall's descriptions are powerful . . . the plotting and pace are breathless." ( Historical Novels Review)
"Breathtaking historical fiction." ( The Times)

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  • Sue
  • 15-11-18

Good story

Enjoyed the story but didn’t really enjoy the narration. Got a bit annoyed by the end so had to have some breaks in listening to get away from the sound . I struggled to differentiate the characters a lot of the time . The