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Mrs Wendy Huggins

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Beautifully written, beautifully read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-02-20

Without a doubt Diane Chamberlain is one of my favourite authors! I was first introduced to her and the narrator Susan Bennett with a daily deal a few weeks ago called the Dream daughter. On finishing that i sought out more of her books - there are lots 😃happy me.
This story is on a par with that daily deal. I found it very difficult to stop listening and tried to limit myself. Without success 😂
An absolute must read 10/10

The best story ever 🥰

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-02-20

This story has to be the best I have ever read. It’s heart warming, beautifully read and with a wonderful smidgin of fantasy. I’d never heard of Diane Chamberlain or Susan Bennet until I was tempted by the daily deal. It would be impossible for someone not to enjoy this book.
Just beautiful 😊

Absolutely first rate listening entertainment 😃

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-20

Just like The Scarlet City trilogy The Waringham Chronicles does not fail to deliver.
From the brilliant narration by MIriam Margolyes to the wonderful cast.
I loved it 100% and can’t wait for the next.
Thank you Rebecca Gablé, your writing is superb 👍

8 people found this helpful

Great trilogy

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-07-19

I normally wouldn’t read this genre of a novel but was persuaded by the positive reviews. Excellent story writing and definitely one of my absolute favourite narrators 😃.
The only negative was the fighting scenes in the first few chapters of book 2 - Executed. I skipped those chapters and I don’t feel that I missed anything of any significants.
Give them a try even if it’s not your usual thing!

Gentle story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-19

I loved every moment of this wonderful book. There are books that I believe are bought to life so much more with the perfect narrator - Juliet Stevenson certainly did that with this book.
I 100% recommend this story for a lovely long gentle listen 😊

Wonderful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-04-19

A lovely story. The slight predictability of it didn’t detract at all. I loved it and the narrator was perfect 😊

Goes on too long ..........

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-02-19

I was 4 hours from the end of the story when I thought “this must be the end” I struggled to finish the book 😕.
So many false endings. Not an enjoyable book, unlike ‘Once upon a river’ which was superb.
I love Jenny Agutter but felt that the different characters could have been emphasised more so we knew who was who.
I know I could have returned the book but based on ‘once upon a river ‘ I kept thinking that it would get better 😕

3 people found this helpful

Very amateurish story telling

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-18

I was unable to connect with any of the characters in this book. Not good story telling at all. The narrator did the best that she could with what she had to work with, which wasn’t really a lot.
One line “the music was louder than a train going through the room “ terrible.
So bad I couldn’t finish it and am returning it.

Superb audible entertainment

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-18

I have listened to all 3 instalments of Scarlet City.
Dramas performed excellently by a British cast.
I am so hoping that there will be a 4th instalment?
Missing Miriam Margoyles narration and the cast already.
An absolute must listen!

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Hmmm 😩

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-12-17

Hard work this was! I persevered because generally reviews were good. But alas it was very amateurish.
However on a positive note young teenagers would probably enjoy this, and Kate Scarfe would definitely suit that genre of narrative.