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Emily Audiobook

Emily

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Random House presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Emily by Val Wood, read by Anne Dover.

Emily was only five years old when she was sent away from her ma and pa and her brother, Joe, to go and live with old Granny Edwards.

A loving and hardworking child, she goes into service when she is 12 at the house of Roger Francis, whose connections with Emily's own family prove to be closer than she could ever have guessed.

Roger's daughter, Deborah, takes a great fancy to Emily, and when Emily has moved to another household in Hull she finds that her new employer's son, Hugo, is to marry Deborah. But Hugo, too, has taken a fancy to Emily and dishonours and then betrays her to such an extent that she is imprisoned, tried and deported to Australia.

But just when her fortunes seem to be at their lowest ebb, Emily is reunited with the one man who can save her from her miserable existence and bring her wealth and happiness.

©2010 Val Wood (P)2017 Random House AudioBooks

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    "love, love, loved"

    OMG, I loved this book, from start to finish. I don't want it to end. I hope we get to hear what happens next in Emily's life

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    madmam 24/09/2017
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    "A rollercoaster of emotions that's fantastic"

    A lovely heart wrenching story told so well. Its an easy story that draws you in from the start & keeps you following desperate to know what's next . I loved it ..

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    barbara 11/08/2017
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    "Loved it - Brilliant"

    What a wonderful story - the first one I have listened to written by Val Wood but certainly will not be the last and read beautifully by my favourite narrator Anne Dover. I just couldn't stop listening. Life must have been so hard in those days but I was so glad it ended happily. Would have happily given it 6 stars !!

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