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Lucy locket

Staffordshire
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  • Their Lost Daughters

  • Audible's breakthrough crime author of 2018
  • By: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,812
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,799

Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smokin' Start to a New Series!

  • By Simon on 14-06-18

10 Stars - best book

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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: 10-02-19

This author is fantastic, what a brilliantly written book plus wonderfully read. I look forward to reading more by this author.

  • The Stranger in My Home

  • I thought she was my daughter. I was wrong.
  • By: Adele Parks
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 338

Alison is lucky, and she knows it. She has the life she always craved, including a happy home with Jeff and their brilliant, vivacious teenage daughter, Katherine - the absolute centre of Alison's world. Then a knock at the door ends life as they know it. Fifteen years ago someone else took Alison's baby from the hospital. And now Alison is facing the unthinkable. Her daughter belongs to someone else. What would you do if you discovered your beloved child is not yours?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Tedious

  • By lisa jane fox on 16-03-17

hard going but worth continuing

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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: 05-02-19

I nearly stopped listening to this book. I just couldn't get into it and then a few chapters in I couldn't stop listening. brilliantly read.

  • One Day in December

  • By: Josie Silver
  • Narrated by: Eleanor Tomlinson, Charlie Anson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012

Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn't exist. After all, life isn't a scene from the movies, is it? But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man whom she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there's a moment of pure magic...and then her bus drives away. Laurie thinks she'll never see the boy from the bus again. But at their Christmas party a year later, her best friend, Sarah, introduces her to the new love of her life. Who is, of course, the boy from the bus. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • made me laugh and cry lovely story.

  • By jules on 26-10-18

Feel happy book

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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: 26-01-19

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book. brilliantly read and a book that takes you in a journey of love.

  • I Invited Her In

  • By: Adele Parks
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 607
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 558

When Mel hears from a long-lost friend in need of help, she doesn’t hesitate to invite her to stay. Mel and Abi were best friends back in the day, sharing the highs and lows of student life until Mel’s unplanned pregnancy made her drop out of her studies. Now, 17 years later, Mel and Abi’s lives couldn’t be more different. Mel is happily married, having raised her son on her own before meeting her husband, Ben. Now they share gorgeous girls and have a chaotic but happy family home, with three children.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bit obvious

  • By Jackie M-W on 04-11-18

slow start but worth hanging in there

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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: 20-01-19

I nearly returnee this book, initially I just couldn't get into it. I am so glad I gave it the chance because after a few chapters I was hooked, I couldn't stop listening. This book is read brilliantly, the characters we'll explained. So many twists and turns. I highly recommend this book.

  • The Nightingale Girls

  • By: Donna Douglas
  • Narrated by: Penelope Freeman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103

Three very different girls sign up as trainee nurses at a big London teaching hospital in 1934. Dora leaves her overcrowded, squalid working-class home for a better life. But has she got what it takes to keep up with other, better-educated girls? And will her hated stepfather ever let her go? Helen is born for the job; her brother is a doctor, her all-powerful mother a hospital trustee. But will Helen’s secret misery be her downfall? An aristocratic rebel, Millie’s carefree attitude will find her up in front of Matron again and again. Will she ever care enough to make a nurse? Or will she go back to the glamorous life she was born to?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a surprise!

  • By Enquiring Mind on 03-04-15

another brilliant book

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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: 10-01-19

I really enjoyed listening to the book. expertly read. I am just about to downloaded the next book in the series. I am rather hooked on the lives of the Nightingale Girls.

  • Christmas Angels

  • By: Nadine Dorries
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

Christmas may be the season of goodwill and festive cheer, but not for the poor of 1950s Liverpool. And for St Angelus Hospital in Lovely Lane, it is frantically busy. There are the old, the dying, the children and the emergencies.

The nurses, known locally as the Angels of Lovely Lane, are run off their feet. Dana, Beth, Pammy and Victoria hardly have time to catch their breath, let alone have a Christmas of their own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful story

  • By Lucy locket on 07-11-18

wonderful story

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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: 07-11-18

I love this series of books and this book was brilliantly told and read. a wonderful story.

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  • The Mothers of Lovely Lane

  • Lovely Lane, Book 3
  • By: Nadine Dorries
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142

Noleen Delaney is one of an army of night cleaners at St Angelus hospital in Liverpool. Since her husband was injured in the war, she has supported her five children and the family; she just about gets by. When Finn, her youngest, passes the 11-plus exam, Noleen feels faint. Allowing Finn to attend the grammar will stretch her purse too far. As the nurses of Lovely Lane near their final exams, Noleen will find herself tested and her heart broken. Just how far can a mother's love stretch?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As good as the first two books.

  • By Rachel on 28-09-17

another fantastic book

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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: 25-10-18

I love the books in this series. easy listening, brilliantly read, the narrator brings the characters to life. I cannot wait to listen to the next book in the series.

  • The Children of Lovely Lane

  • Lovely Lane, Book 2
  • By: Nadine Dorries
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188

St Angelus runs like a family: the workers take care of their own - a lesson the mysterious new assistant matron, Miss Van Gilder, is about to learn the hard way. Little Joe has had trouble breathing but the doctors don’t take his sister Lily’s concerns seriously, least of all Miss Van Gilder. The nurses of Lovely Lane have a secret which is dividing their close knit group and when Nurse Pammy Tanner once again breaks the rules, her actions threaten them all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As good as book 1

  • By Northern Light on 18-05-17

wonderful heart lifting

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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: 10-10-18

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book.
I hope there is a follow on book.

  • The Reckoning

  • By: Jane Casey
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241

To the public, he’s a hero: a killer who targets convicted paedophiles. Two men are dead already - tortured to death. Even the police don’t regard the cases as a priority. Most feel that two dead paedophiles is a step in the right direction. But to DC Maeve Kerrigan, no one should be allowed to take the law into their own hands. Young and inexperienced, Kerrigan wants to believe that murder is murder no matter what the sins of the victim. Only, as the killer’s violence begins to escalate, she is forced to confront exactly how far she’s prepared to go to ensure justice is served….

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Ann D on 05-02-15

another brilliant book

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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: 18-09-18

I have just started to get into this series of books. this book is really good, so many twists and you also get more of an insight into Maives life. I look forward to hearing and reading more from this author.

  • Murder Mile

  • Jane Tennison, Book 4
  • By: Lynda La Plante
  • Narrated by: Anna-Louise Plowman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

Can Jane Tennison uncover a serial killer? The fourth in the Sunday Times best-selling Jane Tennison thrillers, Murder Mile is set in 1979 at the height of the 'Winter of Discontent' when economic chaos has led to widespread strikes across Britain. Jane Tennison, now a Detective Sergeant, has been posted to Peckham CID, one of London's toughest areas. As the rubbish on the streets begins to pile up, so does the murder count: two bodies in as many days. There are no suspects, and the manner of death is different in each case. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beginning of a long hard road

  • By Mrs Ann H Melrose on 06-11-18

absolutely brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-09-18

another fabulously written book by Lynda. I just wish it hadn't ended so quickly. I could listen to her books back to back. I can recommend.