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Mrs. S. Harris

Manchester, UK
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  • The Secret

  • The Number One Best-Selling Author of The Letter
  • By: Kathryn Hughes
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,008
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001

Mary has been nursing a secret. Forty years ago, she made a choice that would change her world for ever, and alter the path of someone she holds dear. Beth is searching for answers. She has never known the truth about her parentage, but finding out could be the lifeline her sick child so desperately needs. When Beth finds a faded newspaper cutting amongst her mother's things, she realises the key to her son's future lies in her own past. She must go back to where it all began to unlock...the Secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good book. Recommended.

  • By M.A. on 22-07-16

The Secret

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-06-17

A really great story which holds your attention from beginning to end and so well read by Rachel Atkins

  • The Judge's Wife

  • By: Ann O'Loughlin
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

When Emma returns to Dublin to put her estranged father's affairs in order, she begins to piece together the story of his life and that of Grace, the mother she never knew. She knows her father as the judge - as stern and distant at home as he was in the courtroom. But as she goes through his personal effects, Emma begins to find clues about her mother that shock her profoundly. A tale of enduring love and scandal that begins in 1950s Dublin and unravels across decades and continents....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Laboured

  • By Mrs on 19-06-17

Great story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-05-17

I really enjoyed this book and couldn't put it down. It kept me spellbound. I thought it was very clever the way it all worked out in the end. So nice to have a happy ending

  • A Mother's Love

  • By: Santa Montefiore
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Celeste is mourning the tragic death of her young son, Jack, who died from leukaemia. So when she learns that her nephew is coming to stay, she doesn't think she can bear to have another child in the house. But when Bruno arrives, she has no choice but to make him feel welcome and loved, even though her heart is breaking. And when he starts to show some insight into what Jack was like, Celeste dares to dream there might be something more than meets the eye....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such a touching story

  • By Mrs. S. Harris on 11-10-16

Such a touching story

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

Reviewed: 11-10-16

I really identified with this story as I also lost a son. The way Celeste felt was so like me and I too have come to terms with it. Santa is a wonderful story teller and describes everything so vividly.

  • The Beekeeper's Daughter

  • By: Santa Montefiore
  • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 180

England, 1932: Grace Hamblin, the beekeeper's daughter, knows her place and her future, until her father dies. She’s alone, except for one man who she just can't shake from her thoughts…. Massachusetts, 1973: Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine is in love. But when he has to go home to England, he promises to come back, if she will wait for him. Both mother and daughter are searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I stuck with it

  • By Yomaggs60 on 10-03-15

The Beekeepers Daughter

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

Reviewed: 02-06-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes I would recommend this book to a friend. It held my attention and was really interesting

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Beekeeper's Daughter?

When mother and daughter find out their love for a father and son

What about Penelope Rawlins’s performance did you like?

She was extremely good and gave so many different accents

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

An amazing love story which spanned two generations

Any additional comments?

Very informative about bees and hives!

  • Mightier than the Sword: Clifton Chronicles, Book 5

  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,202
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,085

When the bomb goes off, how many passengers on the Buckingham lose their lives? You will only find out if you read the opening chapter of  Mightier than the Sword. When Harry visits his publisher in New York, he's told that he's been elected the new president of English PEN and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who's imprisoned in a Russian gulag in Siberia.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Still no ending?

  • By mollyeyre on 02-03-15

The ending was a disappointment

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

Reviewed: 23-04-15

Very enjoyable and held my attention I thought that naming Seb's daughter was very clever. I was a little disappointed with the ending.

Alex Jennings was excellent as the narrator

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