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The English Girl

(2016)
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Joan Seabrook, a fledgling archaeologist, has fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit Arabia by travelling from England to the ancient city of Muscat with her fiance, Rory.

Desperate to escape the pain of a personal tragedy, she longs to explore the desert fort of Jabrin and unearth the treasures it is said to conceal. But Oman is a land lost in time - hard, secretive and in the midst of a violent upheaval - and gaining permission to explore Jabrin could prove impossible.

Joan's disappointment is alleviated only by the thrill of meeting her childhood heroine, pioneering explorer Maude Vickery, and hearing firsthand the stories that captured her imagination and fuelled her ambition as a child.

Joan's encounter with the extraordinary and reclusive Maude will change everything. Both women have things that they want and secrets they must keep. As their friendship grows, Joan is seduced by Maude's stories and the thrill of the adventure they hold, and only too late does she begin to question her actions - actions that will spark a wild and potentially disastrous chain of events.

Will the girl who left England for this beautiful but dangerous land ever find her way back?

Read by Anna Bentinck.

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"Katherine's writing is rich, vivid and evocative and her characters breathtakingly real." - Iona Grey

"A compelling and beautifully written tale of adventure, mystery and love, The English Girl enthralled me from the first page. Set against the exotic backdrop of Arabia, Webb brings her world to life with skill and passion." - Santa Montefiore

"I've loved all Katherine Webb's books and this is a wonderful addition to my collection. After I finished, I found myself missing the searing heat and huge blue skies of the Omani desert." - Kate Riordan


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Hardback Editions

March 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The English Girl: A compelling, sweeping novel of love, loss, secrets and betrayal
Author(s): Katherine Webb
ISBN: 1-4091-4852-1 / 978-1-4091-4852-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

November 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The English Girl: A compelling, sweeping novel of love, loss, secrets and betrayal
Author(s): Katherine Webb
ISBN: 1-4091-4854-8 / 978-1-4091-4854-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


March 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The English Girl: A compelling, sweeping novel of love, loss, secrets and betrayal
Author(s): Katherine Webb
ISBN: 1-4091-4853-X / 978-1-4091-4853-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

June 2016 : UK Audio CD

Title: The English Girl
Author(s): Katherine Webb
ISBN: 1-78433-737-4 / 978-1-78433-737-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing (CD)
Availability: Amazon   


June 2016 : UK Audio CD

Title: The English Girl
Author(s): Katherine Webb
ISBN: 1-78433-773-0 / 978-1-78433-773-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing (MP3 CD)
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March 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The English Girl
Author(s): Katherine Webb
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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March 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The English Girl
Author(s): Katherine Webb
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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March 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The English Girl
Author(s): Katherine Webb
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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March 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The English Girl
Author(s): Katherine Webb
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The English Girl: A compelling, sweeping novel of love, loss, secrets and betrayal
Author(s): Katherine Webb
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The English Girl: A compelling, sweeping novel of love, loss, secrets and betrayal
Author(s): Katherine Webb
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon CA