Listen free for 30 days

Listen with a free trial

One credit a month, good for any title to download and keep.
Unlimited listening to the Plus Catalogue - thousands of select Audible Originals, podcasts and audiobooks.
Exclusive member-only deals.
No commitment - cancel anytime.
Buy Now for £14.99

Buy Now for £14.99

Pay using card ending in
By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and authorise Audible to charge your designated card or any other card on file. Please see our Privacy Notice, Cookies Notice and Interest-based Ads Notice.

Summary

An old flame. A new spark.
Love can find you in the most unlikely places.

Sunday Times best-selling author Karen Swan returns with The Secret Path, taking us deep into the heart of the Costa Rican jungle - complete with her trademark romance, glamour and jaw-dropping twists.

At only 20, Tara Tremain has everything: she’s a trainee doctor, engaged to the man of her dreams - Alex, a passionate American biology student. But just when life seems perfect, Alex betrays her in the worst way possible.

Ten years later, she’s moved on - with a successful career, good friends and a man who loves her. But when she’s pulled back into her wealthy family’s orbit for a party in the heart of Costa Rica, she’s flung into a crisis: a child is desperately ill and the only treatment is several days’ trek away, deep in the jungle.

There's only one person who can help - but can she trust the man who broke her heart?

Your Costa Rican adventure awaits.

©2021 Karen Swan (P)2021 Macmillan Publishers International Limited

Critic reviews

"A glamorous adventure." (Hello!)

What listeners say about The Secret Path

Average customer ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    44
  • 4 Stars
    12
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    2
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    41
  • 4 Stars
    10
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    40
  • 4 Stars
    10
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    2
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Truly wonderful

Karen Swan has done it again. A heartwarming read full of twists and turns. I’m so sad that it’s ended. Loved it !!

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

brilliant!

One of the best and most captivating listens for a long time. Narrator excellent. Very easy to listen to and brilliantly read. Will be looking out for this narrator for future listens.

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Absorbing

A truly wonderful story,looked forward to putting my headphones in every evening. Have read numerous books from Karen Swan,love the depth of her writing.Olivia Dowds narration is exceptional.

1 person found this helpful