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Keep the Home Fires Burning

By: S. Block
Narrated by: Leanne Best
Series: Keep the Home Fires Burning, Book 1: Parts 1-4
Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
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Summary

1940, Great Paxford, Cheshire. When a spitfire crashes in the village, the lives of an extraordinary community of women will change forever: Frances Barden's greatest challenge is only just beginning; Pat Simms received a respite when her abusive husband went to war, but now he's home Pat doesn't know who to turn to; and for newlyweds Teresa and Nick, the plane crash on their wedding day may just be the start of their troubles. Meanwhile, the life of the Campbell family will never be the same following a devastating tragedy....

©2017 Simon Block (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Great read

This book was captivating from the first page to the last. I didn't see the tv series but having read this book would love to watch it. I only hope there is another book as there are a number of story lines that need concluding.

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The reader spoilt a really lovely stort

the reader kept dropping her voice so low in parts that you could not hear what she was saying - this was really annoying as I had to either whack the volume up or rewind to be able to hear what was being said. not sure if this was for dramatic effect or a technical issue. nonetheless irritating and jarred the storyline. the story itself is lovely- really enjoyed it.

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Love Home Fires!!

Loved Home Fires on TV and wanted to know what happened so was glad when I found this. Couldn’t stop listening and getting submerged into the lives of the women of Great Paxford.

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Keep the home votes burning

Not good recording , and jumping form to many characters,if a book 2 it!might help.

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Loved every minute

I loved the show when it was on tv and was gutted when it got axed, then I heard about this book, it took me right back to the show. I really hope there are more of these books to come,I loved every minute of it.

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Highly Recommend

This was so good, I loved the TV series and was so annoyed when it was cancelled, the book took me straight back there and every scene played out in my head - I hope there will be more