The Woman on the Orient Express

  • by Lindsay Jayne Ashford
  • Narrated by Justine Eyre
  • 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Hoping to make a clean break from a fractured marriage, Agatha Christie boards the Orient Express in disguise. But unlike her famous detective Hercule Poirot, she can't neatly unravel the mysteries she encounters on this fateful journey.
Agatha isn't the only passenger on board with secrets. Her cabinmate Katharine Keeling's first marriage ended in tragedy, propelling her toward a second relationship mired in deceit. Nancy Nelson - newly married but carrying another man's child - is desperate to conceal the pregnancy and teeters on the brink of utter despair. Each woman hides her past from the others, ferociously guarding her secrets. But as the train bound for the Middle East speeds down the track, the parallel courses of their lives shift to intersect - with lasting repercussions.
Filled with evocative imagery, suspense, and emotional complexity, The Woman on the Orient Express explores the bonds of sisterhood forged by shared pain and the power of secrets.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Didn't Finish…

I would rather have not rated this novel, because I know that I cannot be fair, but…<br/><br/>I'm afraid that I did not give the novel time to grip me - I progressed to chapter 4, but I really couldn't tolerate the narrator's voice! I found it quite grating - that doesn't normally happen with me, I can accept most accents, dialects and tones, but not Justine Eyre's I'm afraid. Listen to the sample first and then make your decision. The general reviews were ok, but I couldn't get sufficiently into the book to say if it was any good. Slow starting.
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- Carôle

Good Read

I found this book most enjoyable. The story of Agatha Christie trying to go on after the breakdown of her marry .Woven into into this are plots of some of her story's. It's a very good read.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-09-2016
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio