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STORY SOUND l JANUARY THE MIDWIVES OF RAGLAN ROAD Jenny Holmes
Summer, 1936. Newly trained midwife Hazel Price returns to the Yorkshire streets of her childhood, only to find that her modern methods and ‘stuck-up’ ways bring her into conflict with her family and other formidable residents of Raglan Road. Determined Hazel battles on, assisting with home deliveries and supporting the local GP. The days are long and hard but Hazel brings knowledge and compassion to the work she loves. Then tragedy strikes and accusations fly on Raglan Road. Will Hazel’s reputation survive? And what of John, the man she is beginning to fall for – whose side will he take in the war between the old ways and the new?
Family Saga read by Anne Dover
Listening Time 12 hrs approx
978 1 78502 769 7 978 1 78502 770 3 978 1 78502 771 0
12 CDs £53.50 2 MP3 CDs £53.50 Download £49.50
MANCHESTER MOLL Emma Hornby
Eighteen-year-old Moll Chambers works her fingers to the bone 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 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.
When she herself falls for the leader of a rival gang, Moll’s choices place her and Bo firmly on opposite sides of the city’s turf war.
Family Saga read by
Julia Franklin
Listening Time 11 hrs 30 mins approx
978 1 78502 799 4 978 1 78502 800 7 978 1 78502 801 4
11 CDs
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AS TIME GOES BY Mary Higgins Clark
“The mistress of high tension” The New Yorker
STORY SOUND l
FEBRUARY
Journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom when she covers a sensational murder trial for the news. She should be thrilled, yet her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts. And when Delaney’s friends offer to look into the mystery surrounding her birth, they uncover a shocking secret . . . On trial for murder is Betsy Grant, widow of a wealthy doctor who has Alzheimer’s. When her lawyer urges her to accept a plea bargain, Betsy refuses: she will go to trial to prove her innocence. As the trial unfolds, Delaney is convinced Betsy is not guilty and frantically tries to prove her innocence – before it’s too late.
Thriller Listening Time 978 1 78502 711 6 9 CDs £45.50 read by 9 hrs 30 mins approx 978 1 78502 712 3 1 MP3 CD £45.50 Francine Brody
LORD JAMES HARRINGTON AND THE SPRING MYSTERY
Lynn Florkiewicz
It’s 1958 and Lord James and his wife Beth are hosting the annual spring fair. Then wealthy recluse, Delphine Brooks-Hunter is murdered. James is summoned to the reading of her will and is tasked with solving an intriguing riddle. Meanwhile, Beth tackles her own mystery after discovering a homeless man suffering from amnesia. As they delve deeper, a number of questions emerge. What links Delphine to the fairground folk? Who would harm such a refined lady? Are rumours of World War espionage true? As they unravel the truth, they uncover far more than they ever bargained for.
Mystery
read by David Thorpe
Listening Time 7 hrs 30 mins approx
978 1 78502 689 8 978 1 78502 690 4 978 1 78502 691 1
7 CDs
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