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FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In Audiobook

FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In

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Publisher's Summary

"Why do you want to be a boat builder?"

"Because," said Morwenna, "I like the way the boats grow."

Morwenna and Corwin are eight years old, wind-swept and salty-haired twins growing up on the Devon coast. In the soft autumn light, they play as their grandfather, Matthew, watches the boats come in. But it is a day unlike any other.

Bringing Stan In is the short-story prequel to The House at the Edge of the World by Julia Rochester. If you liked this, you’ll love the full-length novel.

©2015 Julia Rochester (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

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    Slim Courtland, Virginia 04-26-16
    Slim Courtland, Virginia 04-26-16

    Audio books are growing. I have listened to books for months now, But I prefer my books in paperback/hardback format.

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    "OK book"

    I decided to give this free chapter audio book a try might as well I mean figure I listen to it and see how it is. I thought this book was an okay book to listen to .

    21 of 24 people found this review helpful
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    Leon 09-29-15
    Leon 09-29-15 Member Since 2015

    Loving books :) Quick and honest reviews.

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    What disappointed you about FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In?

    The story seemed to short. It was also hard to get into.


    How could the performance have been better?

    she did great. However, when she started acting out the different characters it got awkward. She has a great natural voice with a pleasant accent.


    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Melody McKinley 09-30-16
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    "The readers accent brought this story to life."

    I enjoyed this short story, and the reader captured the characters, and brought them to life in my imagination.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 09-25-16
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    "A very enjoyable short story !"

    I really enjoyed listening to this story. Julia Rochester wrote a story of life in a small village from beginning to end in a few selected words.
    Without give the plot away it was the perfect ending!
    I can listen to Anita Jay's narration all day. She has a smooth, comforting voice . I listen to this story at night instead of white noise to fall asleep. Not because the story isn't entertaining but because it's so easy to listen to it.
    I recommend this audio book to anyone who likes well written short stories.

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    Rachelle 09-15-16
    Rachelle 09-15-16
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    "Sweet story"

    not at all what I expectedbut it pulled me in. very sweet. loved the names corwin and morwinna

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    red 09-14-16
    red 09-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "its free. feels like a story written for one perso"
    What did you like best about FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In? What did you like least?

    Its a nice short but its feels a little personal like its really only written for one person. Might be good for children to learn from.


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    Delta Stet Texas 09-11-16
    Delta Stet Texas 09-11-16
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    "A sad, short story that I think was well written"

    A very sad, short story that I think was well written, but was lacking in the character building.

    Avita Jay did a great job narrating.

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    Amazon Customer 09-07-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Meh"

    I tried to listen to this story while cooking dinner. I was bored out if my wits.

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    Annie seattle 09-16-15
    Annie seattle 09-16-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Surprised by joy"

    A world of lives in a very short story. Wonderfilled! So many perspectives knit together in a tightly woven net.

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    Kindle Customer 08-20-15

    Say something about yourself!

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    Nice, story a must read for new members will surely follow from beginning till the end

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    11/12/15
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    "Short sweet tale of life and death"

    A simple tale that tackles how different characters react to a death. The story took a while to get going, but the narration kept me listening. Rather quaint, but not show-stopping.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • mrs c howe
    7/19/16
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    "poignant and inciteful writing "

    a good short listen, invites the listener to understand the characters which are cleverly described.

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  • karena
    Harlow, United Kingdom
    7/12/16
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    "Just not my cup of tea"

    Well read, nice story but simply not to my taste... I tried it while looking for some kind of self help books in maybe mindfulness or therapy. I am working towards ficton however

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    7/8/16
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    "Test"

    Hi how I in. In in Ohio on I g n no no. I I I by b

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    5/13/16
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    "Great short story"
    What made the experience of listening to FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In the most enjoyable?

    Well narrated, excellent short story, very enjoyable


    What was one of the most memorable moments of FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In?

    The story is mainly seen from the viewpoint of a young girl with a young persons judgements and values


    What does Avita Jay bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Those of us who expereinced jackanory as children still enjoy being read to


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Stephanie Hardman
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    5/1/16
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    "Short and sweet"

    Give it a listen, it's only short and it is a lovely little sad story.

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  • Amazon Customer
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    1/18/16
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    "A glimpse of life... And death... By the sea."

    A very pleasant little tale that touches on childhood dreams of the future and the experience of creative creation as well as death.

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