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    • The Blessed Child

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Nessie Carson will do anything to keep her family together after her mother is killed, her father abandons them and they are evicted from their cosy little Nuneaton home. She and her brothers and sisters take on jobs as live-in assistants to a local undertaker. She is soon entwined in fortunes of her employer, Andre, who is forced to live a lie, and the local doctor - someone she's attracted to but can never have.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Blessed Child

    • By anny on 26-11-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Mothering Sunday

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    It's 1884, and 14-year-old Sunday Small has been in the Nuneaton workhouse since she was abandoned at birth. The regime is cruel, and if it were not for her dear little friend Daisy, Sunday's life would barely be worth living. And now she's attracted the unwelcome attention of the seedy workhouse master, who will stop at nothing to get her alone. It's time for Sunday to strike out alone in the world, but the brutal world of the workhouse will not let her go without a fight....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing and heartwarming.

    • By ian mcnamara on 26-10-17

    Regular price: £26.09

    • A Mother's Grace

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Warwickshire, 1910. Pious young Grace Kettle escapes the world of her unsavoury and bullying father to train to be a nun. But when she meets the dashing and devout Father Luke her world is turned upside down. Her faith is tested, and she is driven to make a scandalous and life-changing choice - one she may well spend the rest of her days seeking forgiveness for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Mothers Grace

    • By anny on 10-12-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Little Angel

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 42

    At Treetops Foundling Home in Victorian Nuneaton, one special little girl brings sunshine and joy wherever she goes. A favourite of her foster mother, Kitty grows into a beguiling young woman but soon attracts the attention of more than one suitor with questionable intentions. She quickly discovers that her beauty is no protection against the peril she finds herself in, as this innocent young girl makes her way in the music halls and theatres of the big city....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding book.

    • By ian mcnamara on 07-11-17

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Dilly's Lass

    • Dilly's Story, Book 2
    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 41

    One thing unites the wealthy Farthing family and hardworking Dilly Carey - Olivia, the daughter Dilly gave to the Farthings years before. Dilly is still living with the consequences when unmarried Olivia arrives on her doorstep, with a baby girl in tow, begging for help. Olivia has a secret she only feels safe telling Dilly. Sworn to secrecy, Dilly agrees to help. She will find a way for Olivia to keep her daughter without revealing the true circumstances of her birth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • liked story but

    • By lorinda on 19-09-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Soldier's Daughter

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    A family pulled apart. A love silenced.... For as long as Briony Valentine can remember she has been soft on Eddie, the boy next door. But their chance of romance is stifled when the Luftwaffe begin dropping bombs on the midlands. Eddie is called up to serve, as is Briony's father, tearing her world apart. As the telegrams arrive, all she can do is pray.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Kathleen on 31-12-18

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Dilly's Sacrifice

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Dilly is devastated: with her husband unable to work and four children already at home, they cannot afford to feed their newborn baby. Heartbroken, she delivers her baby girl to the Farthing family, who have just lost their own daughter to measles. This act of desperation will change the lives of both families irrevocably. But when the chance for true love finally comes, will Dilly choose family over her own happiness?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quite sad but a good listen

    • By yvonne1010 on 13-11-15

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Home Front Girls

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Dotty, Lucy and Annabelle all turn up for work at Coventry's department store Owen Owen at the same time as war is declared. Dotty is an orphan, Lucy is the sole carer for her little sister, and although Annabelle has led a life of privilege until now, everyone's having to pinch the pennies at the moment. The three form an unlikely bond, and with disaster at every turn, they're going to need each other...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • predictable

    • By Mrs. K. I. Richards on 02-11-15

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Mill Girl

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Warwickshire, 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann exhausted, and Toby, the boy she is set on marrying, insists they wait. Then Maryann is offered a position as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall, who Maryann grows unexpectedly close to. But their relationship doesn’t go unnoticed, threatening to unleash a world of problems on them all....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • really lovely story

    • By Anonymous User on 10-04-19

    Regular price: £26.09

    • Dilly's Hope

    • Dilly's Story, Book 3
    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Widow Dilly Carey has struggled out of poverty to make a life for herself. Dilly should be content, but she is troubled by the one secret she must never share: the true parentage of her daughter, Olivia, whom Dilly gave away at birth. It's time for Dilly to make her peace with the choice that she was forced to make, but will she also find a way to a new happiness - and a new love?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great listen

    • By heulwen jones on 06-02-18

    Regular price: £20.89

    • A Mother's Shame

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    On the outskirts of Nuneaton stands Hatters Hall, home to the mentally insane. One rainy, dismal day in 1857, Maria Mundy arrives there to work. She is ordered to care for Isabelle Montgomery, daughter of an influential land-owner, but it becomes apparent that she has been falsely imprisoned. It’s going to take courage, determination, and resolve - but freedom is always worth fighting for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A thoroughly feel good story

    • By Dawn on 05-02-18

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Maid's Courage

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Ginny's drunken father, devastated by the death of her mother and three siblings, ends up imprisoned for murder. Charlie, Ginny's eight-year-old sickly brother, is taken to the workhouse. Ginny is forced to flee her job and the unwanted advances of a baker. Close to breaking point, her beauty leads her to become Lady's Maid to the difficult Miss Diana at Lamp Hill Hall. However, all Ginny wants is to find her brother.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How can you not love this book

    • By Isobel on 13-05-18

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Mothering Sunday

    • By: Rosie Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    It's 1884 and 14-year-old Sunday Small has been in the Nuneaton workhouse since she was abandoned at birth. The regime is cruel and if it were not for her dear little friend Daisy, Sunday's life would barely be worth living.... And now she's attracted the unwelcome attention of the seedy workhouse master, who will stop at nothing to get her alone. It's time for Sunday to strike out alone in the world, but the brutal world of the workhouse will not let her go without a fight....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant read

    • By Valerie on 13-05-18

    Regular price: £26.09