Woody Creek
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  • 1
    Pearl in a Cage | Joy Dettman

    Pearl in a Cage

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Joy Dettman
    • Narrated By Deidre Rubenstein
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    On a balmy midsummer's evening in 1923, a young woman - foreign, dishevelled and heavily pregnant - is found unconscious just off the railway tracks in the tiny logging community of Woody Creek. The town midwife, Gertrude Foote, is roused from her bed when the woman is brought to her door. Try as she might, Gertrude is unable to save her, but the baby lives.

    What a great storyteller Joy Dettman is

    I want more

    Reviewed on June 16 2016 by Robyn (Beaumont Hills, Australia)
  • 2
    Thorn on the Rose: Woody Creek, Book 2 | Joy Dettman

    Thorn on the Rose: Woody Creek, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Joy Dettman
    • Narrated By Deidre Rubenstein
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    When Jenny Morrison fled Woody Creek for a new life in Melbourne she left behind a dysfunctional family, a town of small-minded gossips, and, most tragically, a newborn baby. Mustering all her strength, she resolved to put her past behind her, reclaim her identity, and pursue her dream of becoming a famous singer.... Yet just months later she is back - wiser and with an expensive new wardrobe - but with a second child growing in her belly.

    Worth listening to not a good as book 1

    I still like the story Joy Dettman is a really good writer, however I wanted a bit of laughter not the endless ho hum drama and Jenny to actually make..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 05 2016 by Robyn (Beaumont Hills, Australia)
  • 3
    Moth to the Flame | Joy Dettman

    Moth to the Flame

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Joy Dettman
    • Narrated By Deidre Rubenstein
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Jenny Morrison is bravely trying to move on with her life. Her husband missing amidst the turmoil of WWII she takes refuge with Ray King, a slightly sinister, stuttering boy who disappeared from Woody Creek as a teenager but has now reappeared. In return for regular 'wifely duties', Ray offers Jenny and her three children sanctuary at his house in Melbourne. For a time, she is happy.

    A truly great read.

    I read the first two books of this trilogy in hard copy and was thrilled to be able to download the third. What a brilliant story. Having been brought..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 09 2011 by A User ()
  • 4
    Wind in the Wires | Joy Dettman

    Wind in the Wires

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Joy Dettman
    • Narrated By Deidre Rubenstein
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The wind is whispering in Woody Creek. Change is in the air. It's 1958 and Woody Creek is being dragged kicking and screaming into the swinging '60s. Jenny's daughters, Cara and Georgie, are now young women. They have inherited their mother's hands, but that is where their similarity ends. Raised separately, they have never met. A mistake from Cara's teenage years looms over her future, but she believes emphatically in the white-wedding and happily-ever-after myth. Georgie has seen enough of marriage and motherhood. She plans to live her life as her grandmother did, independent of a man.

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  • 5
    Ripples on a Pond: Woody Creek, Book 5 | Joy Dettman

    Ripples on a Pond: Woody Creek, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Joy Dettman
    • Narrated By Deidre Rubenstein
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Woody Creek is gearing up for its centenary celebrations - but for many of its townspeople, it's just another reminder of the old days, when life was more simple, before so-called progress, technology and a growing population roared through the town, altering everything in its wake. Not for Georgie, though. Long encumbered by responsibility for her half-sister, Margot, she's looking towards the future and more changes.

    Never a Happy Ending

    I will read the last book, however only because I'm hoping something positive will happen.

    Reviewed on August 08 2016 by Robyn (Beaumont Hills, Australia)
  • 6
    The Tying of Threads: Woody Creek, Book 6 | Joy Dettman

    The Tying of Threads: Woody Creek, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Joy Dettman
    • Narrated By Deidre Rubenstein
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Independent and spirited, Georgie is her mother’s daughter through and through. But after a house fire takes the life of her sister, Margot, and burns her home to the ground, Georgie is lost. She flees town with nothing but a cardboard box and the determination to be somebody, anybody, else.

    Huge Dissappointment for the End of a Series

    Yes, they are normally VERY good.

    Reviewed on March 17 2014 by Cheryl Rognstad (SPRING HILL, FL, US)