The Rose Petal Beach

  • by Dorothy Koomson
  • Narrated by Adjoa Andoh
  • 16 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Shortlisted for: Popular Fiction Book of the Year - Specsavers National Book Awards 2012
Every love story has a dangerous twist. Tamia Challey is horrified when her husband Scott is accused of something terrible - but when she discovers who his accuser is, everything goes into freefall. Backed into a corner and unsure what to think, Tamia is forced to choose who she instinctively believes. But Tamia's choice has tragic consequences for all concerned.

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A depressing read

I listened to this as a audible book and I'm afraid I only got to the half way point before I gave up and skipped to the end. This was when a new seemingly damaged character was introduced and frankly the thought of another eight hours of misery was too much for me. I appreciate that this was intended as a dark story but I don't normally avoid this kind of genre. The problem for me was that this just came across as a prolonged howl of anguish where nothing seemed to be moving forward and in the end I became frustrated and just stopped caring about the characters. .
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- Kaggy "Will read anything within reason."

Great listen!

What does Adjoa Andoh bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

I have listened to Adjoa narrate many books. She is possibly the best narrator I have heard (and I have heard a lot)! She is word perfect, with an amazing ability to voice a wide range of characters to the highest standard. Her voice is warm and so easy to listen to.


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This is simply another beautifully written, complex and rich story by Dorothy Koomson. She never disapoints.

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- Ann "Retired Psychologist Love reading/audiobooks, travelling, animals Favourite saying The fact that you believe something does not make it true"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 30-08-2012
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc