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    • The Keeper of Lost Things

    • By: Ruth Hogan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,822
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,556
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,564

    Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy and reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners. But the final wishes of the Keeper of Lost Things have unforeseen repercussions which trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A story to become lost in...

    • By Mrs JEL on 02-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel

    • By: Ruth Hogan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Tilly was a bright, outgoing little girl who liked playing with ghosts and matches. She loved fizzy drinks, swear words, fish fingers and Catholic churches, but most of all she loved living in Brighton in Queenie Malone's magnificent Paradise Hotel, with its endearing and loving family of misfits - staff and guests alike. But Tilly's childhood was shattered when her mother sent her away from the only home she'd ever loved to boarding school with little explanation and no warning. Now, Tilda has grown into an independent woman still damaged by her mother's unaccountable cruelty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A magical slice of life

    • By amanda di clemente on 15-02-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes

    • By: Ruth Hogan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Esther Wane
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    Masha's life has stopped. Once a spirited, independent woman with a rebellious streak, her life has been forever changed by a tragic event 12 years ago. Unable to let go of her grief, she finds solace in the silent company of the souls of her local Victorian cemetery and at the town's lido, where she seeks refuge underwater - safe from the noise and the pain. But a chance encounter with two extraordinary women - the fabulous and wise Kitty Muriel, a convent girl-turned-magician's wife-turned-70-something-roller-disco-fanatic, and the mysterious Sally Red Shoes, a bag lady with a prodigious voice - opens up a new world of possibilities, and the chance to start living again.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Three or five stars, still not sure!

    • By Sharron on 31-08-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Mr. Peardews Sammlung der verlorenen Dinge

    • By: Ruth Hogan
    • Narrated by: Rufus Beck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Jeder Gegenstand, den Anthony Peardew findet, hat eine Geschichte. Er sammelt und archiviert sie alle in seinem schönen viktorianischen Haus und plant, sie eines Tages an ihre ursprünglichen Besitzer zurückzugeben. Denn vor Jahren hat er selbst etwas verloren, das er bis heute sucht: ein Medaillon, das einst seiner großen Liebe gehörte und auf das er aufzupassen versprach. Das Alter zwingt Anthony, diese besondere Aufgabe an seine Assistentin Laura weiterzugeben.

    Regular price: £9.99