Lesley Pearse

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Narrated By: Alison Dowling

Duration: 16 hours and 54 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Survivor, Lesley Pearse's stunning new novel in the bestselling and enthralling Belle series. read by the actress Alison Dowling.

London, 1939
Eighteen-year-old Mari is defiant, strong-willed and selfish.

She has craved independence her entire life and now, with the World on the brink of war, Mari has finally escaped the sleepy fishing village of her childhood in New Zealand. After passionately falling for Morgan, the cockney steward aboard ship on her voyage to England, she hastily dismisses him in favour of being taken out by handsome young pilots in the glamorous West end.

But, without warning, the Blitz blows her new life apart. Now Mari has the chance to make a difference but can she learn from her mistakes in time?


Historical fiction, Historical romance, Historical crime & mysteries

Listen to a sample

Utterly riveting, brilliant


Evocative, compelling, told from the heart

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Full of love, passion and heartbreak


Lesley Pearse, No.1 bestselling author of The Promise and Belle is back with Survivor, the story of Mariette, a born fighter.