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Publisher's Summary

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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rezliance

enjoyed this book interesting story line which shows how rezeliant people are and determination to do something that they enjoy.

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Excellent

One of the best books I have listened too...already downloaded my next Lesley Pearce novels

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What a journey, exciting, fearful and a happy ending

Really excellent narrator. A story line you would never dream up. Obviously a lot of research into attitudes and institutions. I enjoyed this rather scary story that could well have been true. Added to my education that’s for sure. A no frills descriptive story that was colourful and painted quite clearly. The world needs more Rosies.

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Loved this touching story

This is a beautiful love story, a triumph telling about of rising from adversity.
Loved the narration, loved the characters even the evil ones. I felt I was there.
I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys a good story and historical romance/ mysteries. I love Lesley Pearce.

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  • 05-03-2020

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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  • 23-09-2018

Very addictive

Loved this book
Great story great performance
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Fab

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  • moo moo
  • 12-02-2019

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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  • Ema
  • 01-01-2019

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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  • Jenna Rothwell
  • 22-11-2021

Excellent storytelling

Loved it. Couldn't stop listening to it. Lesley always writes a good story and this is no exception. You'll love it

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  • A. Richards
  • 05-12-2018

brilliant

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

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