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  • Queen Victoria's Granddaughters: 1860-1918

  • By: Christina Croft
  • Narrated by: Fleur Edwards
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

On 6 July 1868, when told of the birth of her seventh granddaughter, Queen Victoria remarked that the news was "a very uninteresting thing for it seems to me to go on like the rabbits in Windsor Park". Her apathy was understandable - this was her 14th grandchild, and, though she had given birth to nine children, she had never been fond of babies, viewing them as "frog-like and rather disgusting...particularly when undressed".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really intriguing

  • By EM on 19-07-17

Lovely listen

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

Reviewed: 19-07-17

Really interesting account of the trials and tribulations of Queen Victoria's Granddaughters. Fascinating insights and stories too.

Lovely read by the narrator too, really helped to make the subject come alive. Spot on with the variety of strange pronunciations and names.

Would highly recommend.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Haunting of Thores-Cross

  • A Yorkshire Ghost Story
  • By: Karen Perkins
  • Narrated by: Fleur Edwards
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

Emma Moorcroft is still grieving after a late miscarriage and moves to her dream house at Thruscross Reservoir with her husband, Dave. Both Emma and Dave hope that moving into their new home signifies a fresh start, but life is not that simple. Emma has nightmares about the reservoir and the drowned village that lies beneath the water, and is further disturbed by the sound of church bells - from a church that no longer exists.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this book

  • By Rachel on 11-02-17

Brilliant!!!

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

Reviewed: 14-02-17

Enjoyably creepy and very atmospheric!

A very well told story with excellent characters and engaging storyline, with lovely writing and a beautiful read by the narrator, I really felt for both Jennet and Emma and their connected journeys.

Would highly reccomemd

5 of 6 people found this review helpful