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    • The Four Streets

    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294

    1950s Liverpool. In the tight-knit community of the Four Streets, two girls are growing up. One is motherless and hated by the cold woman determined to take her dead mother's place. The other is hiding a dreadful secret which she dare not tell to anyone. The people of Four Streets laugh, grieve and hope together. But what can they do when a betrayal at the heart of their world comes to light?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the faint hearted!

    • By FOXY LADY on 23-04-15

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Hide Her Name

    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206

    No one knows who did it, least of all the police. Somewhere, in this tight-knit Irish Catholic community, someone must know something. Fourteen-year-old Kitty Doherty, pregnant with the dead man's child, is a danger to everyone who needs to keep the secret. Her mother, Maura, and best friend Nellie's grandmother decide the girls must be spirited away to Ireland to await the birth of the baby. But it isn't easy to keep a secret that big.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable

    • By Mrs on 26-01-15

    Regular price: £14.69

    • The Mothers of Lovely Lane

    • Lovely Lane, Book 3
    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Noleen Delaney is one of an army of night cleaners at St Angelus hospital in Liverpool. Since her husband was injured in the war, she has supported her five children and the family; she just about gets by. When Finn, her youngest, passes the 11-plus exam, Noleen feels faint. Allowing Finn to attend the grammar will stretch her purse too far. As the nurses of Lovely Lane near their final exams, Noleen will find herself tested and her heart broken. Just how far can a mother's love stretch?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As good as the first two books.

    • By Rachel on 28-09-17

    Regular price: £26.09

    • Christmas Angels

    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    Christmas may be the season of goodwill and festive cheer, but not for the poor of 1950s Liverpool. And for St Angelus Hospital in Lovely Lane, it is frantically busy. There are the old, the dying, the children and the emergencies.

    The nurses, known locally as the Angels of Lovely Lane, are run off their feet. Dana, Beth, Pammy and Victoria hardly have time to catch their breath, let alone have a Christmas of their own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful story

    • By Lucy locket on 07-11-18

    Regular price: £14.59

    • Ruby Flynn

    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Noreen Leighton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    The FitzDeanes are wealthy. They have Ballyford Castle in Ireland and a growing shipping business in Liverpool, but a previous generation made a terrible mistake and now there are whispers that the family is cursed, unable to produce a living heir.

    When young Ruby Flynn arrives to work at Ballyford, rumours start swirling around this beautiful girl with a mysterious past. Who is she really? And what will her arrival mean for this powerful family divided by tragedy?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book 😊

    • By sarah on 17-06-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Children of Lovely Lane

    • Lovely Lane, Book 2
    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196

    St Angelus runs like a family: the workers take care of their own - a lesson the mysterious new assistant matron, Miss Van Gilder, is about to learn the hard way. Little Joe has had trouble breathing but the doctors don’t take his sister Lily’s concerns seriously, least of all Miss Van Gilder. The nurses of Lovely Lane have a secret which is dividing their close knit group and when Nurse Pammy Tanner once again breaks the rules, her actions threaten them all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As good as book 1

    • By Northern Light on 18-05-17

    Regular price: £26.09

    • The Angels of Lovely Lane

    • Lovely Lane, Book 1
    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336

    It is 1953, and five girls are arriving to start their training at St Angelus Hospital. Dana has escaped from her family farm in Ireland. Victoria is running away from an aristocratic background. Beth is an army brat and throws her lot in with bitchy Celia Forsyth, and Pammy has come from the wrong side of the tracks. When an unknown girl is admitted after a botched backstreet abortion, a tragedy begins to unfold which will rock the world of St Angelus to its foundations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely book

    • By Vic on 14-12-16

    Regular price: £26.09

    • Shadows in Heaven

    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Avena Wallace
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In postwar Tarabeg, two women are waiting for ambitious Michael Malone to return home. Rosie is the local schoolteacher, and most people think she is promised to him. Just a few have guessed that he has secretly begun to woo Sarah, whose brutal fisherman father would kill her if he knew. Both Rosie and Sarah love Michael, both hope to become his wife and their lives will interweave in a tale of tangled secrets, old promises and new feuds. Michael Malone's choice will have fateful consequences for everyone - especially, in due course, for his young daughter....  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ending

    • By Jen on 09-05-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • An Angel Sings

    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Nadine Dorries
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Christmas is one of the most harrowing times of year for the nurses of St Angelus Hospital.  The Matron takes on Tilly, a new clerk, to ease the load in the busy festive period. Tilly is bright and hardworking, but she is keeping a secret from her colleagues. Everyday Tilly makes a heartbreaking decision - but she has no other choice. If Matron - with her traditional values and strict discipline -learnt the truth about her new clerk, Tilly's career would be ruined. Could Matron ever forgive the deceit?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Angel Sings

    • By mrs k on 26-01-19

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Ballymara Road

    • By: Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 197

    On Christmas morning Kitty Doherty gives birth to her baby - who is immediately taken away for adoption in America. But Kitty's life is hanging by a thread, her only hope a dangerous journey through snow to Ballymara and her Irish family. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Sean and Alice try to set up a new life far away from the families they have deserted in Liverpool.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful - A fine end to the story.

    • By mew on 11-07-15

    Regular price: £20.89