• The Horseman

  • By: Charlotte Nash
  • Narrated by: Wendy Bos
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-28-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hachette Australia Pty Ltd
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (8 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Craig Munroe is the kind of man legends are written about.
Escape to the high country in this passionate love story of a young doctor and a legendary horseman whose lives become inextricably linked, by the best-selling author of Ryders Ridge, Charlotte Nash.
It's been 11 years since Dr. Peta Woodward, born into a horse-breeding dynasty, fled the family stud in the wake of a deadly tragedy that split her family apart. Carrying wounds that have never truly healed, Peta has focused on helping others. But when an injury during a solo trip through the Australian high country leaves her stranded, the man who comes to her rescue is Craig Munroe, a born and bred high-country horseman - and the kind of man legends are written about.
Stuck in the tiny town of Yarraman Falls while she recovers, Peta is surrounded by prying eyes and heartbreaking reminders of all she has lost. But while she resolves to leave as soon as she can, fate has other ideas....
Fans of Rachael Johns will devour The Horseman, the passionate new novel of romance, medicine and drama from much-loved author Charlotte Nash.
©2016 Charlotte Nash (P)2016 Hachette Australia Pty Ltd
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Critic Reviews

"Nash's skilled storytelling will keep you turning the pages until the very end." (Fleur McDonald on Crystal Creek)
"This breakout novel is a skilful mix of rural charm and gripping medical drama." ( West Australian on Ryders Ridge)
"Will satisfy those who love Australian stories with heart." ( A Readers's Heaven on Iron Junction)
"A sweet story of overcoming the past and finding hope for the future." ( Gold Coast Bulletin on Crystal Creek)
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Customer Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
By tigrrlily04 on 07-07-16

An unexpected find!

Where does The Horseman rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I think this is somewhere in the middle. It was a very good performance. Perhaps not the most literary of books, but an entertaining listen without being too dumbed down or simple.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the setting, the characters, the horses. It was really and intriguing story of happenstance that was believable yet whimsical at the same time.

Have you listened to any of Wendy Bos’s other performances before? How does this one compare?


Who was the most memorable character of The Horseman and why?

Craig and Peta were both excellent characters. They each struggled with their own demons, which brought them closer together.

Any additional comments?

I really enjoyed this book!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Sharon on 10-01-17

Fresh and interesting, marvelous read

I don't review many books, usually they have enough said about them that I feel my praise might be over kill, but this book was different. This is a terrific book, clean and fresh, like the Australian highlands. Intriguing and fascinating, strong characters.Reminds me of Elyne Mitchell's works, but for adults. Would love to see more of Ms. Nash's work on Audible.The narrator, well you just can't narrate about Austrailia without being Australian, I think. She has the right cadence in her voice does Ms. Bos, a music that Australians have when they speak about their country.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Diana Evans on 04-14-18

great story

Loved this story. I totally love stories with a strong female lead character, a good male lead plus some quirky supports. Add in some mystery and plot twists and this story ticks a lot of boxes. The narrator was a bit expressionless and I wish I'd just read it myself. Will be looking for more stories by this author.

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5 out of 5 stars
By First time mum on 02-03-17

Engaging Aussie story

The story was engaging right from the beginning. Plenty of suspense and the answers to the listener's questions gradually unfolded as the book progressed.

The narrator has a warm and smooth voice but I found it to be like a verbal form of elevator music. I would have like more expressive narration to better reflect the excitement and tension in some parts of the book.

Overall, very enjoyable and would recommend.

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