Land Girls Trilogy
Books in series3
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  • 1
    Muddy Boots and Silk Stockings | Julia Stoneham

    Muddy Boots and Silk Stockings

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Julia Stoneham
    • Narrated By Patience Tomlinson
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    (15)
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    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    It's 1943 and the country is at war. An unlikely group of land girls are finding out about life, love and loss, forming surprising friendships along the way. When Alice Todd's husband runs off with another woman, she is forced to find a means to provide for herself and her young son. Accepting a position as a hostel warden at an old Devonshire farmhouse, Alice finds herself looking after ten volunteer land girls. The job is not as easy as it first seems.

    A Shame

    I was a bit disappointed with this book. Don't get me wrong, the narration is excellent and the setting is perfect for great story. However, there we..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 September 2015 by k (yeovil, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    The Girl at the Farmhouse Gate | Julia Stoneham

    The Girl at the Farmhouse Gate

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Julia Stoneham
    • Narrated By Patience Tomlinson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (15)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (10)

    It is early spring in 1944, and Allied troops will soon invade northern France. Alice Todd is beginning her second year as warden of a Land Army hostel located in the wilds of Devonshire. Here she has won the affection and confidence of the girls in her charge and found herself caught up in lives which are complex, humorous, and sometimes tragic.

    True to time of war

    The second book of the series is just as riveting as the first one with the character's all true to the time.Looking forward to the next part of the s..Show More »

    Reviewed on 11 June 2015 by Christine Spencer ()
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    Alice's Girls: Land Girls Trilogy 3 | Julia Stoneham

    Alice's Girls: Land Girls Trilogy 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Julia Stoneham
    • Narrated By Patience Tomlinson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (8)

    In the last months of World War II, 10 Land Girls are serving at Post Stone Farm under the watchful eye of their warden, Alice Todd. The local Land Army representative had at first been reluctant to give Alice the warden's job, and Roger Bayliss, the farm's owner, seemed not to have any confidence in her at all. But she proved herself more than capable of the job and she has won the girls' admiration. Recently divorced and with a 10 year-old son to bring up, Alice fears for the future.

    The very best of the Trilogy tying up all the ends

    Please read the first two, Muddy Boots and Silk Stockings and Girl at the Garden Gate before listening to this Alice's Girls. Julia Stoneham makes all..Show More »

    Reviewed on 24 March 2015 by Merelina (Halinghen, France)