Frenchman's Creek

  • by Daphne du Maurier
  • Narrated by John Castle
  • 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Bored and restless in London's Restoration Court, Lady Dona escapes into the British countryside with her restlessness and thirst for adventure as her only guides.
Eventually Dona lands in remote Navron, looking for peace of mind in its solitary woods and hidden creeks. She finds the passion her spirit craves in the love of a daring French pirate who is being hunted by all of Cornwall.
Together, they embark upon a quest rife with danger and glory, one which bestows upon Dona the ultimate choice: sacrifice her lover to certain death or risk her own life to save him.

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What the Critics Say

"Highly personalized adventure, ultra-romantic mood, and skillful storytelling." (New York Times)

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Customer Reviews

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outstanding performance. Clear, perfect

Voice inflection and accents, genders, local dialects are perfect. It was
like watching a movie in my head. Best reading I have heard.
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- Ken Boheim

Beautifully read

Where does Frenchman's Creek rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is a lovely, elegant romance made all the better by the beautiful narration of John Castle.


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- Jean B

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-02-2014
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio