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The Long Way Home Audiobook

The Long Way Home

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Amy Pearson's family is desperately poor - even by the standards of Edwardian Liverpool - but they have each other. Until Amy is torn from her home by her rich aunt, a woman obsessed by religion and snobbery who wants a girl she can mould as she wishes. Clever and pretty, ten-year-old Amy is perfect for her purposes.

It is the beginning of a long journey for Amy, as she desperately searches for the family she lost, and a home where she can be free at last from her aunt's possessive tyranny.

But she will have to endure a forced marriage and a tragic war before she can at last find what she seeks.

©2008 Audrey Howard; (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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    Linden BROMLEY, United Kingdom 20/08/2012
    Linden BROMLEY, United Kingdom 20/08/2012 Member Since 2011
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    "somewhat unbelievable"

    i did enjoy this book, but found that after initial great enjoyment the book descended into somewhat hackneyed characters and plots. It was all a bit too perfect with an 'all's well that ends well' plot and somewhat unrounded characters.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Carol Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, United Kingdom 08/02/2011
    Carol Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, United Kingdom 08/02/2011 Member Since 2013
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    "Great Story"

    Loved this book. I have several of Audrey Howards books and this is the first one I've listened to on audio.
    I absolutely loved it - the narrator did a fantastic job.
    A great book which has you rooting for 'Amy' and hating her Aunt for how evil she is.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Lori Dundee, Tayside, United Kingdom 27/09/2010
    Lori Dundee, Tayside, United Kingdom 27/09/2010 Member Since 2010
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    "A really nice story"

    A lovely heart-warming story about over-coming fear and struggling against the odds to atain happiness. Very thought-provoking, and read with amazing tallent. Please Audible can we have some more by the same author.

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  • T.Ann
    Goose Creek, SC, United States
    06/10/09
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    "Deep & Emotionally Charged"

    This is by far one of my favorite stories ever! Any woman alive will appreciate the challenges & triumphs of Amy. Be ready to cry, rage, rejoice, and live the thrill of the redemption of true love.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    RostrevorAustralia
    03/07/10
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    "Engrossing"

    I was captivated within the first ten minutes. Very well drawn characters, beautifully written. The flavour of the period was well drawn and the actress who reads the audio is just magnificent. Her voice resonates with emotion and she creates the sense of a play with her different accents and voices.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Douglas
    Demorestville, ON, Canada
    21/12/09
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    "Well worth the download"

    Great book.. great story..

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  • Leanne
    Madison, TN, United States
    06/09/10
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    "Yes, this book is worth every minute."

    From the beginning, the narrator captures your ear, and the characters capture your heart. Get ready to not put this one down until you have heard the last word. The story has all the ingredients - and, as all of my books must, ends happily ever after. I cannot say that there were not some very painful moments, but Audrey Howard does a beautiful job of showcasing the spirit of love, grace, mercy, and perseverance.

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