Gold Cover


By Chris Cleave; Emilia Fox (Read by)

Simon & Schuster Audio, Compact Disc, 9781442348981

Publication Date: July 3, 2012

Building on the tradition of "Little Bee," Chris Cleave again writes with elegance, humor, and passion about friendship, marriage, parenthood, tragedy, and redemption.
"Gold" is the story of Zoe and Kate, world-class athletes who have been friends and rivals since their first day of Elite training. They ve loved, fought, betrayed, forgiven, consoled, gloried, and grown up together. Now on the eve of London 2012, their last Olympics, both women will be tested to their physical and emotional limits. They must confront each other and their own mortality to decide, whenlives are at stake: "What would you sacrifice for the people you love, if it meant giving up the thing that was most important to you in the world?

About the Author
Chris Cleave is the author of "Everyone Brave Is Forgiven", "Gold", and the #1 "New York Times "bestseller "Little Bee". He lives with his wife and three children in Kingston-upon-Thames, England. Visit him at or on Twitter @ChrisCleave.

Emilia Fox lends her voice to various BBC Radio productions as well as audiobooks by Agatha Christie, Chris Cleave, and Jeffrey Archer. Her narration of "River Boy River Boy "by Tim Bowler won an "AudioFile "Earphones Award." S"he also narrated the character, Lady Winters, in the Doctor Who Adventure Game, "The Gunpowder Plot", and previously played Berenice in the Eighth Doctor audio drama "Nevermore".

She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her film appearances include "The Pianist", "Blink, Ballet Shoes, " and "My Name is Sabina Speilrein". Her television roles "Silent Witness", "Merlin", "David Copperfield", "The Scarlet Pimpernel" and "Pride and Prejudice. "On stage she has portrayed Isabel in "Richard II" and Virgilia in "Coriolanus" for the Almeida Theatre have garnered her acclaim. She lives in London.