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  • The Dressmaker of Dachau

  • By: Mary Chamberlain
  • Narrated by: Julie Teal
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

Spanning the intense years of war, The Dressmaker of Dachau is a dramatic tale of love, conflict, betrayal, and survival. It is the compelling story of one young woman's resolve to endure and of the choices she must make at every turn - choices which will contain truths she must confront. London, spring 1939. Eighteen-year-old Ada Vaughan, a beautiful and ambitious seamstress, has just started work for a modiste in Dover Street.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Believe able but heartbreaking .

  • By sue on 14-05-15

Preserve really good

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

Reviewed: 23-08-18

I loved it really good sad in places and didn't predict the ending. I can't say it is my favourite listen an took a good chapter for me to be hooked.

  • The Hiding Places

  • By: Katherine Webb
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

Wiltshire, 1922. Fifteen-year old Pudding Cartwright has begun the career she always wanted, as 'girl groom' to the Hadleigh family's horses at Manor Farm. Irene Hadleigh is struggling to adjust to her new life in sleepy Slaughterford, having married Alistair to escape a scandal in London. At a loss to occupy herself, Irene sets about restyling Manor Farm, and during the work the chance finding of a strange object hidden away in the house for years will change everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great twists

  • By Miss G Thomas on 22-05-17

Good and some good twists

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

Really enjoyed, took me a cpl of chapters but then was hooked. Brilliantly narrated. Recommend

  • Out of Practice

  • The Larkford Series, Book 1
  • By: Penny Parkes
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696

Out of Practice is based around a large country medical practice, which proves to be a hotbed of rivalry, resentment and romance - and that's just the doctors. Think James Herriot meets House.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Truly Enjoyable Read

  • By L Hayes on 04-04-17

didn't want it to end

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

Reviewed: 11-07-17

loved it wanted more ! narator was superb and story was fantastic. The way it was read had me hooked from word go and made me desperate to hear more when I got out the car

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  • The Secret of Pembrooke Park

  • By: Julie Klassen
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
  • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Abigail Foster is the practical daughter, and she fears she will end up a spinster. Facing financial ruin, Abigail and her father search for more affordable lodgings, until a strange solicitor arrives with an astounding offer: the use of a distant manor house that has been abandoned for 18 years. The handsome local curate welcomes them but offers a stern warning: beware of rumours that Pembrooke Park contains a secret room filled with treasure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • captivating

  • By Ceri on 31-05-17

captivating

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

Reviewed: 31-05-17

I loved it didn't want it to end. I know want rest of series on audio books to find out what happens to all the charcters. The narrator is just brilliant. Highly recomend !

  • The Vintage Girl

  • By: Hester Browne
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 172

When Evie Nicholson is asked to visit Kettlesheer Castle in Scotland to archive the family heirlooms, she jumps at the chance. Evie's passion for antiques means that, for her, the castle is a treasure trove of mysteries just waiting to be uncovered. But in each heirloom lies a story, and in the course of her investigations Evie stumbles upon some long-buried family secrets. Add handsome, gloomy heir Robert McAndrew and a traditional candlelit gala to the mix, and Evie's heart is sent reeling with an enthusiasm that may just extend beyond the Kettlesheer silver....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A very light romance

  • By Joanna on 03-01-18

okay not brilliant

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-03-16

enjoyed but took a while to like / get use to narrattors voice. At 1st wasn't keen on some of the voices but once I got use to them the story took over

  • First We Take Manhattan

  • By: Colette Caddle
  • Narrated by: Lara Hutchinson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

After graduating, identical twins Sinead and Sheila Fields decide to open their own hat shop. It's a small business, but thanks to hard work and talent, they build up a loyal clientele. But tragedy strikes when Sheila disappears and is presumed dead. Months later, when there is a sighting of her sister, Sinead is filled with both hope and dread. Why would Sheila have deserted her twin? They had always told each other everything… hadn't they?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant kept me hooked to the end

  • By Ceri on 23-06-15

Brilliant kept me hooked to the end

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

Reviewed: 23-06-15

What I predicted at the twists wasn't what happened. Highly recommend the author and Narrattor

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