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Snowflakes in the Wind Audiobook

Snowflakes in the Wind

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Publisher's Summary

Snowflakes in the Wind is a heartwarming story of triumph over adversity by Rita Bradshaw, author of the number one best-selling Dancing in the Moonlight.

It's Christmas Eve 1920 when nine-year-old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to the tough existence of the Border farming community.

Years pass. Abby becomes a beautiful young woman and falls in love, but her past haunts her, casting dark shadows. Furthermore, in the very place she's taken refuge is someone who wishes her harm.

With her heart broken, Abby decides to make a new life as a nurse. When the Second World War breaks out, she volunteers as a QA nurse and is sent overseas. However, life takes another unexpected and dangerous turn when she becomes a prisoner of the Japanese. It is then that Abby realises that whatever has gone before is nothing compared to what lies ahead....

©2016 Isis Publishing (P)2016 Macmillan Digital Audio

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    Bartyboo 06/10/2016
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    "The queen of historical story telling does it again"

    Very interesting story I was particularly touched by the parts of the tale set in the Far East. Although I have read lots of books in this era I must admit I haven't read many that explore the role of the Japanese in the Second World War. Informative, shocking yet portrayed in the way that only Rita Bradshaw can, including factual information that is shocking yet compelling. A must listen!
    The narration wonderful Janine Birkett is now definitely on my favourite lists, to me the way in which she performs accents, different ages was impeccable I found myself totally wrapped up in the story. First class, amazing 5'stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 you won't be disappointed 😊

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    Mouse2560 United Kingdom 17/01/2017
    Mouse2560 United Kingdom 17/01/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Snowflakes in the wind"

    Yet another excellent story, brilliantly narrated by Jeanine Birkit who brings each and every character to life.
    Can't wait for her next Book📚👏

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    steph 14/01/2017
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    I really enjoyed listening to this story. it was a really good story leaving you wanting to hear more of the story to see what happens next.

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    susan 31/12/2016
    susan 31/12/2016
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    "Predictable/disappointing"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    It started off well, so I thought it was a story I could get into, but as the story enfolds I knew what was going to happen. At times I found it boring.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I think though the author has done her research but it was listening to another persons story.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    There were no highs and lows and the accents were there sometime and not another.


    Was Snowflakes in the Wind worth the listening time?

    Because I am elderly and have read so much over the years I felt I had heard the story many times. Maybe a younger person would enjoy it more.


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    Deborah North Wales 15/12/2016
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    "fabulous listen... had me hooked"

    love it and finished it over 3 evenings I
    kept sneaking off for another listen,
    great narrator too which makes all the difference.

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    Amazon Customer Norwich, United Kingdom 29/10/2016
    Amazon Customer Norwich, United Kingdom 29/10/2016 Member Since 2013

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    "loved, loved loved this"

    I loved this book from start to finish. Will certainly be reading more from this author

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