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Summary

A comforting story set against the nation's favourite holiday camp, from the best-selling author of The Woolworths Girls 

"Molly Missons gazed around in awe. So this was Butlin's. Whitewashed buildings, bordered by rhododendrons, gave a cheerful feeling to a world still recovering from six years of war. The Skegness holiday camp covered a vast area, much larger than Molly expected to see." 

Molly Missons hasn't had the best of times recently. Having lost her parents, now some dubious long-lost family have darkened her door - attempting to steal her home and livelihood.... 

After a horrendous ordeal, Molly applies for a job as a Butlin's Aunty. When she receives news that she has got the job, she immediately leaves her small hometown - in search of a new life in Skegness. Molly finds true friendship in Freda, Bunty and Plum. But the biggest shock is discovering that star of the silver screen, Johnny Johnson, is working at Butlin's as head of the entertainment team. Johnny takes an instant liking to Molly, and she begins to shed the shackles of her recent traumas. Will Johnny be just the distraction Molly needs - or is he too good be to be true? 

©2018 Elaine Everest (P)2018 Macmillan Digital Audio

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Refreshing!

How refreshing to find a book that isn't a psychological thriller! When I started listening to this, I wasn't sure it was going to be my cup of tea, but within minutes I was hooked. When I say that Elaine Everest is like Enid Blyton for adults then I mean this is a really good way!

The story wrapped itself around me like a comfort blanket and had me walking around and smiling to myself. I was disappointed when it ended but pleased to learn that there are other Elaine Everest books I can listen to.

Highly recommend.

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Not to be missed

I have yet to be disappointed by anything by Elaine Everest and think Annie Aldington is certainly one of my favourite narrators.
You really do find yourself immersed in the lives of the girls and can imagine being at Butlins.
I can't wait for Elaine's next book.

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Fabulous story

Loved the character s. and the story could imagine my family there before I was born .

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Loved it.

A must for those who have enjoyed a holiday at Butlins in the past.
The storyline highlights how times and attitudes have changed.

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A very must listen.

I love this the way Elaine Everest included a couple of lady's from the Woolworth Sage's and the narrater brilliant Marina

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Wow!

Absolutely brilliant! I have listened to all of the books written by Elaine Everest. This book really had grabbed my attention. She never fails to please. And the narrator Annie Aldington brings each and every character to life. She is simply above the rest. Looking forward to the next novel by this wonderful lady. Thank you!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-05-18

YAWN , YAWN . WAS THIS AN ENID BLYTON ???

Narration was great , but the storyline , leaves a lot to be desired . Not worth the time or money