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    • The Orphans of Ardwick

    • By: Emma Hornby
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Taken in by the firm but kind-hearted cook, the young friends can hardly believe their luck. But behind Bracken House’s impressive façade lies a household steeped in troubles and mystery, with residents above and below stairs battling their own demons and dark secrets. Not everyone is happy about the new arrivals, and soon the orphans’ safety is in danger. If they want to stay in the first home any of them have known for years, they must unravel the past and bring hope to the future. Will they succeed? Or will they come to regret ever leaving the mean slum streets they once called home?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BRILLIANT READ .

    • By Valerie on 26-01-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • A Shilling for a Wife

    • By: Emma Hornby
    • Narrated by: Penelope Freeman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of A Shilling for a Wife by Emma Hornby, read by Penelope Freeman. A dismal cottage in the heart of Bolton, Lancashire, has been Sally's prison since Joseph Goden 'bought' her from the workhouse as his wife. A drunkard and bully, Joseph rules her with a rod of iron, using fists and threats to keep her in check. When Sally gives birth, however, she knows she must do anything to save her child from her husband's clutches.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent read strong story lines

    • By wendy on 10-09-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Manchester Moll

    • By: Emma Hornby
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Eighteen-year-old Moll Chambers works her fingers to the bone doing all she can to support her family. With an ailing father and a wayward mother, Moll is the only one who can look after her siblings, Bo and Sissy. But Manchester is an increasingly dangerous place to live, overrun with a ferocious rivalry between gangs of so-called 'scuttlers': young men and women bent on a life of violence and crime. And they have her brother in their sights. Soon even Moll can't protect Bo from the lure of the criminal underworld.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By Amazon Customer on 09-11-17

    Regular price: £21.99