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The Workhouse Girl Audiobook

The Workhouse Girl

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Publisher's Summary

Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George's Workhouse.

When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg, and his cruel wife.

Sarah's ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into his home.

But her wealthy benefactor reports Trigg and his wife. And blaming Sarah for their misfortune, in a fit of revenge, the couple decide to take the law into their own hands.

©2013 Dilly Court (P)2014 Isis Publishing Ltd, Random House Audiobooks

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    Ann SEAVIEW, United Kingdom 25/02/2014
    Ann SEAVIEW, United Kingdom 25/02/2014 Member Since 2013
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    "Loved It"
    Would you listen to The Workhouse Girl again? Why?

    Yes I will definitely listen to this book again, the story was well written and I love Annie Aldington reading it using her very different character voices.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Workhouse Girl?

    When Grey accidentally killed Trigg


    Which character – as performed by Annie Aldington – was your favourite?

    Netty


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Grey took care of Sara after he kidnapped her


    Any additional comments?

    Would recommend, there was suspense, thriller, action and romance all in one book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    richard gainsborough, United Kingdom 07/10/2015
    richard gainsborough, United Kingdom 07/10/2015 Member Since 2012
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    "The Workhouse Girl...is Great"

    The story was a great listen from the beginning to the end.. I did not want to put it down,,, And the Narrated was great who read the story ...From Sue

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    L 17/02/2015
    L 17/02/2015
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    "Captivating Listen"

    This is the third book I have listened to and I am hooked on this author - having now put all the books I can find in my Wish List. This book is a thoroughly absorbing, captivating story of poor girl making good with riveting storyline and detail in between. I so admire the author for the descriptive scenes and great characters. I highly recommend this audio book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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