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Summary

Number one Amazon best seller.

A fatal car crash. A young orphan. Can she survive the harsh life of the seedy city streets? 

Eight-year-old Joon has no time to grieve her parents’ sudden death. Ripped from the security of a loving family, she endures horrific abuse in a system intended to protect her. After four years of torture and her foster brother’s attempt to steal her innocence, she runs away to Philadelphia’s poverty-stricken streets.

Coming of age while homeless, Joon must fight just to stay alive. Despite the danger and desperation that surrounds her, she clings to her dream of offering the world something positive. But kind acts don’t put food in her belly as she searches for love and a place to call home.

Never Be Alone is a standalone dark psychological thriller. If you are looking for courageous characters, an edgy story, and a heartbreaking true-to-life tale, then you need to listen this audiobook.

Warning: 18+ listeners only. Graphic content and subject matter.

This is a standalone novel.

©2018 Fiction With Meaning (P)2020 Fiction With Meaning

Critic reviews

"Joon goes from one nightmare to the next but keeping her soul good is a masterclass in storytelling. Dearth's style is like a street VC Andrews with all the drama. Her characters are well drawn and deeply felt. When I close my eyes, I can see them vividly emerge from the darkness." (The Literary License Podcast)

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I couldn’t put it down

Fantastic book, great narration literally couldn’t stop listening. Was hard to listen to at some points but if you can get past those parts you’ll really enjoy this book.

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  • Sawdustninja
  • 10-10-20

Good but dark

This book to me was very good! It was very very dark but the sad thing is this kind of thing happens all around the world. Paige is one of my favorite writers a she hasn’t let me down yet. The narrator did a great job too.

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  • Lisa
  • 30-04-20

Good but...

I normally don't go for heart warming type stories and the more it went on the more it sounded like a public service announcement. A few chapters were torture to get through again only because it isn't something I normally read. It was a really good book overall though.

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  • Rhonda D.
  • 05-03-22

Tear Jerker

book was a little hard to listen to it first. little too much abuse for my liking, but I also know things like this happen to children. great story of strength, sadness endurance survival. couldn't stop listening

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  • Jane Smith
  • 17-01-22

No psychological thriller here

I’d give this a zero if I could. Advertised as psychological thriller?!?! I didn’t find one. Awful.

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  • Daphne
  • 06-01-22

Wonderful

Loved this story to the end .. great performance by the reader. I highly recommend this book. I might have listen again.

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  • Bend Oregon
  • 19-09-21

Very good listen

Narrator is great!! Very sad story but the main character is very brave. Excellent ending and you can’t stop listening!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-08-20

Awsome book

I loved this book! I really enjoyed reading this book!
Makes me think of how good my life is and to never think down on people that have it bad

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  • S.T.
  • 11-07-20

Best book never !!!

Book was great unbelievable could not wait to finish it. would like more like it.
Narrator was very good also.

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  • Tisha
  • 16-06-20

Such a heartfelt story

I can personally relate to this story. Not to the extent of what June went through and slightly different circumstances.
This was an amazing book!

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  • Kim salow
  • 26-04-20

Never Be Alone

Overall a great story. Only a few moments of relief intertwined in a very sad and graphic story. That said, I woke up anxious to get right back to it every day!