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    • The Crossing Places

    • By: Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library. When she’s not digging up bones or other ancient objects, Ruth Galloway lectures at the University of North Norfolk. She lives happily alone in a remote, wild place called Saltmarsh overlooking the North Sea under Norfolk’s vast skies. When a child’s bones are found in the marshes near an ancient site that Ruth worked on 10 years earlier, she is asked to date them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great listen!

    • By A. Joyce on 03-01-11

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Workhouse Orphans

    • By: Holly Green
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Life has always been tough for May and Gus Lavender. Their father went away to sea never to return, and then their mother falls victim to the typhus sweeping through Liverpool. Regarded as orphans by the authorities, May and Gus are sent to the Brownlow Hill Workhouse. Like all workhouses, Brownlow is the last resort for the poor and the destitute. May and Gus will have to rely on each other more than ever if they are to survive the hardships to come....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Read

    • By Claire Chilton on 07-10-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Liverpool Matchgirl

    • By: Lyn Andrews
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Liverpool, 1901. The Tempest family is all but destitute, barely able to put food on the table. When Florrie falls ill with pneumonia and Arthur is imprisoned after a drunken fight, their 13-year-old daughter, Lizzie, finds herself parentless, desperate and alone. Despite her young age, Lizzie has spirit and determination, and she knows that she must find work to keep herself off the streets. In a stroke of luck, she gets a job in the match factory, and foreman George Rutherford takes her under his wing.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Waiting Hours

    • Beach View Boarding House, Book 13
    • By: Ellie Dean
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    The 13th heartwarming novel in the Beach View Boarding House series, from Sunday Times best-selling author Ellie Dean. As the war continues to keep her family far away, Peggy Reilly must continue to look after her girls at the Beach View Boarding House and maintain hope that this dreadful war will soon be over.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Waiting Hours

    • By Mouse2560 on 04-09-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • While You Were Sleeping

    • By: Kathryn Croft
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 545
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 508
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 510

    Tara Logan adores her perfect little family: husband, Noah, and two children, teenager Rosie and 11-year-old Spencer. But her happiness is shattered when she wakes in her neighbour Lee Jacobs' bed, with no memory of how she got there or what happened between them. And worse - he has been stabbed to death. Convinced she didn't kill Lee, Tara flees home and stays silent, holding her breath as the investigation grips the neighbourhood.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Arghhh terrible narration

    • By Pam on 23-03-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • For All Our Sins

    • DCI Claire Winters, Book 1
    • By: T. M. E. Walsh
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Years ago there was a silent witness to an act of evil. Now a twisted killer is on the loose, fuelled by revenge. Called to the brutal murder of a priest, it is immediately clear to DCI Claire Winters that the victim's death was prolonged, agonising...and motivated by a lust for revenge. The killer has been clever; there are no clues, no leads. But Claire Winters has never let a killer remain on the streets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • must listen

    • By Michael on 03-11-16

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Heartaches and Christmas Cakes

    • Wartime Bakery, Book 1
    • By: Amy Miller
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    December 1940: All that Audrey Barton wants is her family together for Christmas. But the war changes everything.... The Barton family bakery in Bournemouth has been at the heart of the town for generations: Audrey and Charlie Barton have never been rich, but their bread and cakes – and their love and advice – have enriched the lives of others in the town for many years. When war breaks out, it doesn't take long for trouble to arrive on the bakery doorstep.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartwarming

    • By Amazon Customer on 22-03-18

    Regular price: £27.99

    • Workhouse Angel

    • By: Holly Green
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Will she ever be reunited with her real father? Angelina was abandoned on the doorsteps of Brownlow Workhouse when she was just a baby - her only possession the rag doll she held in her arms. Nicknamed 'Angel' for her golden curls, she is adopted by Mr and Mrs McBride. At first Angel is so happy to have found a caring family to save her from the drudgery of the workhouse. But her new parents are not the benevolent guardians they first appear.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant in one word

    • By A. Richards on 29-01-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Beneath the Skin

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    Beneath the Skin is a gripping psychological thriller by the Top Ten bestselling author, Nicci French. Zoe, Jennifer and Nadia are three women with nothing in common. Except for the man who wants to kill them. He sends them terrifying letters, full of the intimate details of their lives - and promises that he will bring those lives to a violent, horrible end.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chilling and captivating read!

    • By Natalie on 30-11-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Island of Secrets

    • By: Patricia Wilson
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    All her life, London-born Angelika has been intrigued by her mother's secret past. Now planning her wedding, she feels she must visit the remote Crete village her mother grew up in. Angie's estranged elderly grandmother, Maria, is dying. She welcomes Angie with open arms - it's time to unburden herself and tell the story she'll otherwise take to her grave. It's the story of the Nazi occupation of Crete during the Second World War, of horror, of courage and of the lengths to which a mother will go to protect her children.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing sto

    • By Eve F on 28-10-17

    Regular price: £34.99

    • With a Kiss and a Prayer

    • By: Ellie Dean
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    Cliffehaven, May 1944. The tension is rising for Peggy Reilly and the inhabitants of Cliffehaven as the planes continue to roar above the town, and there is still no news of the long-awaited Allied invasion into France. There seems to be no end in sight of this war, which has scattered her family and brought conflict right to the door of Beach View Boarding House, but Peggy cannot work miracles, and the toll of the war is beginning to weigh on her slender shoulders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant, a good listening.

    • By shaz on 07-03-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Grave Tattoo

    • By: Val McDermid
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 165

    When torrential summer rains uncover a bizarrely tattooed body on a Lake District hillside, old wives' tales also come swirling to the surface. For centuries Lakelanders have whispered that Fletcher Christian staged the massacre on Pitcairn so that he could return home. And there he told his story to an old friend and schoolmate, William Wordsworth, who turned it into a long narrative poem.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Dreadful writing

    • By M. Robinson on 07-01-17

    Regular price: £26.09

    • Sing Them Home

    • By: Pam Weaver
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    1943. A German aircraft crashes into a house in Worthing, and causes complete devastation to the local community. Three strangers meet for the first time that day - Pip, Stella and Lillian. Lillian's little girl, Flora, has been hurt in the crash and is rushed to hospital. As she comes through her ordeal, she finds her mother and her two new ‘aunties’ by her bedside.   

    Regular price: £19.99

    • You Sent Me a Letter

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    What if your worst enemy discovered your darkest secret? At 2:00 a.m. on the morning of her 40th birthday, Sophie wakes in the darkness of her bedroom and finds a stranger watching her from the foot of the bed. The intruder hands Sophie a letter and issues an ultimatum: the message is to be opened at her forthcoming party, in front of family and friends, at exactly 8:00 p.m.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Implausible Plot

    • By Val McWilliam on 18-01-17

    Regular price: £27.99

    • The Ice Cream Girls

    • By: Dorothy Koomson
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Julie Maisey, Sean Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    As teenagers, Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe were the only witnesses to a tragic event. Amid heated public debate, the two seemingly glamorous teens were dubbed 'The Ice Cream Girls' by the press and were dealt with by the courts.Years later, having led very different lives, Poppy is keen to set the record straight about what really happened, while Serena wants no one in her present to find out about her past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Cracking Dorothy Koomson Listen

    • By Liz on 18-06-13

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Shopkeeper's Daughter

    • By: Lily Baxter
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    June 1944. Ginnie Travis is working in her father's furniture shop, when the continued bombing raids and her sister Shirley's untimely pregnancy force the two girls to go and stay with their aunt in Shropshire. Here Ginnie falls in love with an American, Lieutenant Nick Miller, stationed nearby. But she discovers that Nick has a fiancée back home and a heartbroken Ginnie ends the relationship. Then news of their father's death in an air raid reaches them. With the family left almost penniless and Shirley and her child to provide for, Ginnie is responsible for them all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story!

    • By Amazon Customer on 21-04-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Far Country

    • By: Nevil Shute
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    A young English woman leaves her ageing parents to visit friends living in the Australian outback, where she quickly falls in love - both with the country and with Carl, a doctor and Czech refugee. Brought together through dramatic encounters and strange twists of fate, their relationship hangs in the balance when Jennifer is called back to England.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent story of post war England and Australia

    • By Marie on 20-04-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Until You Come Home

    • Beach View Boarding House 12
    • By: Ellie Dean
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 31

    It is 1944, and Anne Black is making the best of a new life in Somerset, but bringing up her daughters so far from their father; her mother, Peggy; and their real home of Cliffehaven isn't easy. The safety of Somerset makes separation bearable until danger strikes and rocks Anne's world. Back in Cliffehaven Peggy Reilly is running the Beach View Boarding House with her usual love and warmth. The war is taking its toll, however, and Peggy longs to have her scattered family home again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enthralling

    • By Susieann on 15-06-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Every Mother's Son

    • By: Lyn Andrews
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    It's been a good few years since Molly and Bernie left their native Ireland and settled in Liverpool. Now they're both being courted by fine young men, and the future looks bright. But 1945 is rapidly approaching and soon war is changing everything - destroying homes and lives, and snatching away long-held dreams.... The beautifully evoked backstreets of Liverpool are the perfect setting for a tale of grit, friendship - and love.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Land of the Living

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    They say your memory can't be trusted. They say your story doesn't check out. They say you were never blindfolded...starved...or imprisoned in a filthy shed like an animal. But you know it happened. And you know it can happen again. This masterful novel of brilliantly drawn characters and harrowing suspense will shock you at every turn and force you to walk the fine line between madness and fear. Nicci French is the pseudonym for the writing partnership of journalists Nicci Gerrard and Sean French.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a good book!

    • By anne on 27-04-15

    Regular price: £18.99

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