Half the World Away

  • by Cath Staincliffe
  • Narrated by Julia Franklin
  • 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lori Maddox chooses to spend the year after university travelling and visits China, where she finds casual work as a private English tutor.
Back in Manchester her parents, Joanna and Tom, who separated when Lori was a toddler, follow her adventures on her blog. When Joanna and Tom hear nothing for weeks, they become increasingly concerned and travel out to Chengdu in search of their daughter.
Landing in a totally unfamiliar country, Joanna and Tom are forced to turn detective, following in their daughter's footsteps.
When a woman's remains are discovered close to the last sightings of Lori, it appears they have found their daughter. But nothing could prepare them for the shocks still in store....

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A bit dull after much promise in early chapters!

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I expected to be engrosed by this book, but once I heard several chapters after the parents arrived in China, I just found it a bit dull and stopped listening.

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- Ann D

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-09-2015
  • Publisher: Soundings