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Anne Callender

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  • Christmas at Tuppenny Corner

  • By: Katie Flynn
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

Liverpool, 1939. As winter descends on Tuppenny Corner and rumours of war float across the canals, 15-year-old Rosie O’Leary must come to terms with her own dramatic upheaval. Forced to say good-bye to all she holds dear and embark on a new life aboard The Kingfisher, her world is suddenly full of uncertainty. But new beginnings open up new possibilities.... When fellow bargee Tim Bradley offers to show Rosie the sights of Liverpool, she jumps at the chance, and it’s not long before their friendship grows into something more. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Christmas at Tuppenny Corner

  • By Sakazoke on 28-11-18

brilliant

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

Reviewed: 11-04-19

I am amazed how everytime I buy a Katie Flynn book they get better and better the right amount of romance and conflict keep you interested to the last chapter

  • The Winter Baby

  • By: Sheila Newberry
  • Narrated by: Mary Woodvine
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

Alone at Christmas, will she find somewhere to call home? No more than 18 years old, alone and heavily pregnant, Kathleen stumbles through the snow, desperate for somewhere to rest her weary head. As the Christmas bells chime around her, she glimpses a man through the haze before collapsing into his arms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Winter Baby

  • By Beryl on 20-02-18

great story

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

Reviewed: 10-04-19

I found it difficult to leave it alone once I started listening to it it well written and told

  • A Mother's Love

  • By: Katie Flynn
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

 Liverpool, 1940. There comes a moment in every child’s life when they must learn to stand on their own two feet. For 15-year-old Ellie Lancton, that time has come all too soon. The death of her mother and the increase in air raids leaves Ellie alone and in grave danger. It’s not long before she is forced to leave her beloved Liverpool behind and cross the Mersey to seek refuge in the countryside. But as the war takes comforts away, so too does it bring new opportunities: for work, new friendships and perhaps a little love.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great read

  • By Anne Callender on 09-04-19

great read

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

Reviewed: 09-04-19

I was really excited reading this book Katie Flynn has such a way with her books it's like you story it's like you are a part of it well written and equally well read loved it

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Wives of War

  • By: Soraya M. Lane
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

London, 1944. Two young nurses meet at a train station with a common purpose: to join the war effort. Scarlet longs for the chance to find her missing fiancé, Thomas, and to prove to her family - and to herself - that she's stronger than everybody thinks. Nursing is in Ellie's blood, but her humble background is vastly different from Scarlet's privileged upbringing. Though Ellie puts on a brave face, she's just as nervous as Scarlet about what awaits them in France.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good story - annoying voice!

  • By KindleCustomer on 26-11-18

Great read not to be missed

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-19

This book is so well written it's like you are there with the characters had me in tears so amazing

  • 1Q84

  • By: Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin (translator), Philip Gabriel (translator)
  • Narrated by: Allison Hiroto, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett
  • Length: 46 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,482
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,040
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,037

The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo.

A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 - "Q" is for "question mark". A world that bears a question....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Murakami sparkles as ever

  • By Nick on 22-01-12

Did not like this book

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-02-19

It was the sort of book that could not grab my attention I got so bored with this one

  • The Cuckoo Child

  • By: Katie Flynn
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 18

When Dot McCann, playing with her pals, decides to hide in Butcher Rathbone's almost empty dustbin, she overhears a conversation which could send one man to prison and the other to the gallows - and suddenly finds herself in possession of stolen goods. Dot lives with her aunt and uncle, abandoned after her parents died. She feels very alone until she meets up with Corky, who has run away from a London orphanage. They join forces with Emma, whose jeweller's shop has been burgled, and Nick, a young reporter who is investigating the crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Anne Callender on 26-02-19

Great story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-02-19

I am so pleased with the story's written by Katie Flynn they don't let me down a great fan the story is great had me hooked from start to finish

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • A Sister’s Bond

  • Bittersweet Legacy, Book 1
  • By: Kay Brellend
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

Wood Green, North London, November 1913. The storm clouds of war gather overhead while one brave girl fights to save her family.... After her mother dies, Livvie Bone knows it's down to her to protect her younger siblings from their drunken father. But life on the worst street in London is dark and dangerous, and one night she needs protection herself. When the mysterious Joe Hunter steps in to help her, Livvie's fascinated by him, in spite of his unsavoury reputation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • lovely

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-06-18

This book is good

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-02-19

I think this book is good the storyline is ok characters believable and the story keeps you hookef

  • The Workhouse Children

  • By: Lindsey Hutchinson
  • Narrated by: Lara J West
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

When Cara Flowers' beloved grandmother dies she leaves not only an enormous fortune, but also a huge responsibility - to find their estranged family. Cara's quest leads her to the doors of the imposing Bilston workhouse. Shocked by the appalling conditions, Cara vows to find a way to close the workhouse and rescue its residents. Fraught by countless hurdles, her mission becomes personal; what has her missing mother got to do with the looming workhouse?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • lovely book

  • By Amazon Customer on 21-11-17

Brilliant

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-02-19

I found this book to be amazing the story is so well told good plot

  • Best Practice

  • The Larkford Series, Book 3
  • By: Penny Parkes
  • Narrated by: Joan Walker
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

Dr Alice Walker has become accomplished at presenting a façade to the world - to anyone watching, she is the epitome of style, composure and professionalism. But perhaps it was to be expected that the cracks might begin to show at some point. Thankfully Grace is on hand to offer both friendship and support when it’s needed most. Meanwhile, Dr Holly Graham has her hands full both professionally and personally. Planning a wedding with Taffy Jones is challenging enough, even before some surprising news changes everything. At least beloved Larkford resident Elsie still has a few tricks left up her sleeve!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story - narrator dreadful

  • By Always sewing on 10-07-18

Great book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-19

I have read all the books in the series and this one continuity the same characters it's amazing

  • Christine

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 19 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 345
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345

Christine was eating into his mind, burrowing into his unconscious. Christine, blood red, fat, and finned, was 20. Her promise lay all in her past. Greedy and big, she was Arnie's obsession, a '58 Plymouth Fury. Broken down but not finished. There was still power in her - a frightening power that leaked like sump oil, staining and corrupting. A malign power that corroded the mind and turned ownership into possession.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • never gets stale

  • By Ms Jane Feasey on 06-09-16

Great story

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

Reviewed: 29-01-19

I love Stephen kings books every time i think the next one can't be as good he amazes me fantastic story you have to read or listen to be able to believe such a magnificent mind and great characters

1 of 1 people found this review helpful