The Beachcomber

  • by Josephine Cox
  • Narrated by Carole Boyd
  • 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the summer of 1952, two strangers arrive in the pretty seaside hamlet of West Bay. Tom Arnold lost his wife and children when the car he was driving was run off a seaside road above the cliffs. He was the only survivor. Now he needs to be alone to deal with the pain. Kathy Wilson is trying to escape family problems and find peace of mind. In this delightful place, they both hope to rebuild their lives, yet someone is trying to wreck their search for happiness.

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What the Critics Say

"[Boyd] exudes every essence of perfection necessary to being a great narrator." (AudioFile)

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Customer Reviews

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the beachcomber

I enjoyed this book. Very well written and read. I will look up more books of this author.
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- grace cassar

From Predictable to Pageturning

Would you listen to The Beachcomber again? Why?

I would not listen twice as I never do ..


Who was your favorite character and why?

All the characters were well played... I guess Jasper would be the most outstanding one :-)


What about Carole Boyd’s performance did you like?

The narration was splendid. C.B read the different voices and dialects wonderfully.


Any additional comments?

I think the book started out in a very predictable manner but as the chapters wore on it became compelling and hard to put down..

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- jane joensen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-06-2005
  • Publisher: Audible Studios