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Roy Cole

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  • The Narrowboat Lad: The Narrowboat Lad, Book 1

  • By: Daniel Mark Brown
  • Narrated by: Daniel Mark Brown
  • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

At the age of 25, during the summer of 2012, Dan found his ideal home, the fact that it was nearly 100 miles of canal away from his workplace, friends, and family gave him a rough and ready introduction to what it meant to own a boat as his first task was to travel the slow way home... in his home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful and rich account of the dream life!

  • By Chris. C. on 02-06-15

Disappointing read

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-03-19

I found this book very disappointing. no story to to it ..I found it boring .very badly read . no full stops no commas . and no paragraph ..

  • The Workhouse Girl

  • By: Dilly Court
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

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.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating Listen

  • By Linmary on 17-02-15

and yet another very good read.

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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: 16-03-19

another great read coming from this author. looking forward to the next one in line .

  • 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 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

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

and yet another great read

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

Reviewed: 10-03-19

another good read from this author. to add to her series of good reads . stunning as usual...

  • A Mother's Wish

  • By: Dilly Court
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Since the untimely death of her husband, young mother Effie Grey has been forced to live on a narrowboat owned by her tyrannical father-in-law Jacob. In spite of her own despair, she is determined to protect her brother Tom and her baby son Georgie from Jacob's bullying ways - for she is all they have in the world. But when Jacob hires villainous Salter and his vile wife Sal to run the barge, Effie's life becomes even more unbearable, and Tom is sent packing without a penny to his name.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a lovely story

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-05-17

another great read

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

Reviewed: 07-03-19

another good read by this author. .enjoyed it to the very end . a gripping story from this author

  • A Mother's Secret

  • By: Dilly Court
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38

When 17-year-old Belinda Phillips falls in love with a handsome Anglo-Indian officer, she knows that he is a man she can never hope to marry. When he is reported missing, believed killed in action, Belinda discovers that she is pregnant. Facing disgrace and ruin, she has no option other than to accept an arranged marriage with a middle-aged widower, knowing she must keep the secret of her child's birth for ever. Reluctantly she sends her beloved daughter to a foster mother in Cripplegate, little realising she has entrusted Cassy's care to Biddy Henchard, a woman who runs a notorious baby farm in an area full of poverty and disease.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful

  • By Massive fan of this read. on 09-03-17

another good read.

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

Reviewed: 08-03-15

another read from this author that takes you into the story and read by a good knowledge reader..