The Courage Tree

  • by Diane Chamberlain
  • Narrated by Ann Marie Lee
  • 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Eight-year-old Sophie Donohue just wanted to be like every other little girl. Which is why her mother, Janine, reluctantly agreed to let her go on the weekend camping trip with her Brownie troop. But when Janine arrives to pick up Sophie after the trip, her daughter is not with the others. Somehow, along the forested route from West Virginia, Sophie has disappeared.
Sophie is no ordinary eight-year-old. She suffers from a rare disease, and Janine has recently enrolled her in an experimental treatment as a last effort to save her life - despite the vehement objections of her ex-husband, Joe. Without her medication, Sophie cannot survive long. All her mother's instincts tell Janine that Sophie is alive, but time is running out.

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What the Critics Say

"Well-drawn characters and an unexpected and riveting plot make this a memorable thriller in the tradition of Joy Fielding and Mary Higgins Clark." (Booklist)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Loved this book.

Would you consider the audio edition of The Courage Tree to be better than the print version?

As I am unable to read the printed version, I don't know.


What did you like best about this story?

Kept my interest throughout.


What about Ann Marie Lee’s performance did you like?

It was beautifully read


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Both.


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- Jennifer MacIver

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-11-2015
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio