One-hit Wonder
Lisa Jewell

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Narrated By: Antonia Beamish

Duration: 13 hours and 13 minutes

What to expect

The emotional and intriguing story of life, love and loss from the No. 1 bestseller of Then She Was Gone, brought to you by Penguin.

After her number-one single, she was never heard of again . . .
Fifteen years later, Bee Bearhorn is found dead in her flat.
Shiver in fear when Pandora opens her jar of evil torments.
Ana Willis always day-dreamed about the exotic half-sister she hadn't seen in years.
When she comes to London to sort through Bee's possessions, she uncovers a life more surprising and mysterious than even she imagined.
Along with Bee's closest friends, Ana sets out to discover exactly what happened to her half-sister, Bee Bearhorn, the one-hit wonder . . .

Narrated by AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator Antonia Beamish, Lisa Jewell's compelling novel is brought to live with poignant and captivating narration.

'A compelling story packed with intriguing characters' The Times

'Inventive and moving, with definite charms and a real sense of poignancy' Sunday Times

'Moving and intelligent' Independent


Modern and contemporary fiction, Contemporary romance, Narrative theme: Love and relationships, Romance: wholesome, Contemporary lifestyle fiction

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Sophisticated . . . Jewell can't help but tell a compelling story packed with intriguing characters

The Times

Tackles serious issues with humour - proving that chick-lit can be intelligent, interesting and huge fun

Sunday Express

Written with intelligence, verve and wit . . . a triumph


Inventive and moving . . . a story with definite charms and a real sense of poignancy

Sunday Times

Top marks. Fantastic


A perceptive, tears-trickling-down-the-side-of-your-nose-on-the-bus brilliant read


Moving and intelligent


A poignant tale of life, love and loss


Traditional, light-hearted romantic fiction at its best

Literary Review

Poignant and humorous


A buoyant tale that will have you laughing and crying from start to finish

Woman's Journal

The twists and turns in the plot will leave you dizzy

New Woman

The story is original and the suspense is skilfully built. An infuriatingly enjoyable feel-good read

The List

An engaging and original plot