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Snowflakes in the Wind Audiobook

Snowflakes in the Wind

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Snowflakes in the Wind is a heartwarming story of triumph over adversity by Rita Bradshaw, author of the number one best-selling Dancing in the Moonlight.

It's Christmas Eve 1920 when nine-year-old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to the tough existence of the Border farming community.

Years pass. Abby becomes a beautiful young woman and falls in love, but her past haunts her, casting dark shadows. Furthermore, in the very place she's taken refuge is someone who wishes her harm.

With her heart broken, Abby decides to make a new life as a nurse. When the Second World War breaks out, she volunteers as a QA nurse and is sent overseas. However, life takes another unexpected and dangerous turn when she becomes a prisoner of the Japanese. It is then that Abby realises that whatever has gone before is nothing compared to what lies ahead....

Β©2016 Isis Publishing (P)2016 Macmillan Digital Audio

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  • Mouse2560
    United Kingdom
    1/17/17
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    "Snowflakes in the wind"

    Yet another excellent story, brilliantly narrated by Jeanine Birkit who brings each and every character to life.
    Can't wait for her next BookπŸ“šπŸ‘

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Bartyboo
    10/6/16
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    "The queen of historical story telling does it again"

    Very interesting story I was particularly touched by the parts of the tale set in the Far East. Although I have read lots of books in this era I must admit I haven't read many that explore the role of the Japanese in the Second World War. Informative, shocking yet portrayed in the way that only Rita Bradshaw can, including factual information that is shocking yet compelling. A must listen!
    The narration wonderful Janine Birkett is now definitely on my favourite lists, to me the way in which she performs accents, different ages was impeccable I found myself totally wrapped up in the story. First class, amazing 5'stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 you won't be disappointed 😊

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    5/16/17
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    "Brilliant."

    Excellent audio book, the narration made me feel like I was part of the story, loved the characters, the humour and sadness. It made doing the ironing so much more enjoyable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Edith Rimmer
    runcorn england
    3/18/17
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    "Snowflakes in the wind"

    First time I've read a book by this author must say it was a thrilling story first time I've used audio books as well was brilliant as the story was one not to put down so I was able to carry on with getting meal ready whilst still listening would recommend both to others

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • steph
    1/14/17
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    "snowflakes in the wind"

    I really enjoyed listening to this story. it was a really good story leaving you wanting to hear more of the story to see what happens next.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • susan
    BRISTOL, United Kingdom
    12/31/16
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    "Predictable/disappointing"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    It started off well, so I thought it was a story I could get into, but as the story enfolds I knew what was going to happen. At times I found it boring.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I think though the author has done her research but it was listening to another persons story.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    There were no highs and lows and the accents were there sometime and not another.


    Was Snowflakes in the Wind worth the listening time?

    Because I am elderly and have read so much over the years I felt I had heard the story many times. Maybe a younger person would enjoy it more.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Deborah
    North Wales
    12/15/16
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    "fabulous listen... had me hooked"

    love it and finished it over 3 evenings I
    kept sneaking off for another listen,
    great narrator too which makes all the difference.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Norwich, United Kingdom
    10/29/16
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    "loved, loved loved this"

    I loved this book from start to finish. Will certainly be reading more from this author

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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