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The Cuckoo's Cry

By: Caroline Overington
Narrated by: Aimee Horne
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Publisher's summary

On the eve of the global lockdown, Don Barlow opens the door of his old beachside cottage to find a pretty girl with pink-tipped hair, claiming to have nowhere to go.

He allows her entry, and so begins a mystery set in unprecedented times: with the virus raging outside their home, the girl cannot be asked to leave, but what does he risk by having her stay?

Caroline Overington is a bestselling Australian author and an award-winning journalist. She has written several bestselling audiobooks, including the Looking for Eden, Ghost Child and I Came to Say Goodbye. She has profiled many of the world's most famous women, including Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton, and has twice won the Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism. She has also won the Sir Keith Murdoch Award for Journalistic Excellence and the Blake Dawson Prize for Business Literature. Caroline is currently Associate Editor at The Australian and is based in Sydney.

©2020 Caroline Overington (P)2020 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

Our favorite moments from The Cuckoo's Cry

"Don Barlow was home alone..."
"It might still be good."
"I know this must sound weird."
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About the Creator

Caroline Overington is an award-winning writer and a former foreign correspondent. She is the author of 13 books, including nine crime thrillers; and a historical study of 19th century women's suffrage called Last Woman Hanged, which won the 2016 Davitt Prize. She has a home in beachside Bondi that she shares with her partner, boy-girl twins, and an old blue dog.

About the Performer

Aimee Horne is an Australian voiceover artist and actor. Trained at National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA), she has worked extensively in theater, film, television, and radio. Aimee voiced Cottontail in the animated feature Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. Some of her other voice credits include FX sketch animation series, Psychotown and feature documentary, Brabham: The Untold Story of Formula One. Since 2013, Aimee has been lending her voice to major international projects and national campaigns. She has narrated eight audiobooks and delights in bringing an author’s story to new audiences. She loves traveling, animals, watching TV murder mysteries, and lives in Sydney with her partner.