Girl in the Red Coat

  • by Kate Hamer
  • Narrated by Antonia Beamish
  • 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Carmel Wakeford becomes separated from her mother at a local children's festival, and is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. He tells her that her mother has had an accident and that she is to live with him for now. As days become weeks with her new family, eight-year-old Carmel realizes that this man believes she has a special gift.... While her mother desperately tries to find her, Carmel embarks on an extraordinary journey, one that will make her question who she is - and who she might become.


What the Critics Say

"Moving, convincing, and completely compelling. I read through the night, desperate to know the little girl's fate." (Erin Kelly, author of The Poison Tree)
"Trust us: This book is unlike anything else." (Stylist)
"2015's oh-so-chilling thriller breakout." (Grazia)


See More Like This

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


I liked the fabric of the story and I think the narration was very good, but the ending left me feeling that the last few days of my listening was cheated. A good story that did keep me guessing, just wanted more of a synopsis at the end. I'll listen to this author again, this was a debut, but hope for more of a beginning middle and actual end in the next "read" :)
Read full review

- Heather

Totally let down

I so wanted this book to be more. Every event and character was pretty uneventful and blah. I kept reading because I kept thinking the story would get deeper and more exciting., but even the ending was like, and... we're done. If I knew this is how it was going to be all the way through, I wouldn't have read it.

Read full review

- Donna

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-26-2016
  • Publisher: HighBridge, a Division of Recorded Books