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  • The Summer Maiden

  • The River Maid, Book 2
  • By: Dilly Court
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

When Carrie Manning’s father dies, her mother, Esther, is heartbroken. Essie leaves London to convalesce with her good friend Lady Alice, and it is down to Carrie to look after her family and take charge of the shipping company that her father has left behind. But the company is in dire straits, forcing Carrie seek work as a companion to Maria Colville. When Carrie and Maria try to track down Maria’s mother, they have no idea of the secrets that they will discover. Secrets that link the Colvilles, the Mannings and figures from the past who return to England.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Summer Maiden

  • By Doglover on 26-07-18

Brilliant follow on book

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-10-18

As usual Dilly Court has come out tops good clean story, great can't wait for the next installment, and well narrated.

  • The River Maid

  • The River Maid, Book 1
  • By: Dilly Court
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

London, 1854: 20-year-old Essie Chapman lives with her father in poverty-stricken Limehouse, working on the river as a boatman. Her life seems set before her, never to leave this part of London and forever at her father's beck and call. Then, one night, she must transport a mysterious man from a foreign ship to the banks of the Thames, a man who ends up renting a room in Essie's house, identifying himself only as 'Raven'.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A typical fluffy romance

  • By Tracey on 22-01-18

Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-10-18

Really good to read and to listen to .Anne Aldington very good narrator and Dilly Courts book are usually good as is this one.

  • One Special Village

  • Ellindale Saga, Book 3
  • By: Anna Jacobs
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 53

The third book in beloved and best-selling Anna Jacobs' Lancashire-based Ellindale saga. Lancashire, 1932. Widower Harry Makepeace lives in Manchester with his sickly daughter, Cathie, scrimping and saving to get by. But after she suffers a violent asthma attack, the doctors say she must move to the clean, fresh air of the countryside to have any hope of survival. When Harry chances upon a patch of land for sale in Ellindale and an advert for a disused railway carriage that can be made into a home, he snaps both up quickly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic series of books.

  • By ian mcnamara on 22-01-19

Good story

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-10-18

As always Anna Jacobs delivers a brilliant story, even hubby could not wait to listen to more, he likes the stories where the bad guy's get there comeuppance.