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Spitfire Girl Audiobook

Spitfire Girl

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Publisher's Summary

It is 1940 and Britain is at war with Germany. In London, eighteen-year-old Susan Banks longs to do her duty. Her secret ambition is to learn to fly - to serve her country and realise her dream. But she knows it is out of the question for a girl like her; a foundling, unwanted and unloved and dependent on strangers for her welfare.

Just as she fears she will be trapped forever in a life of servitude and loneliness, she meets Tony Richards, a flying instructor based in Hampshire. And when she is forced to flee London, she heads out into the country. She is taken in by the kindly landlord of the local inn and his daughter. As Susan works hard to earn her keep, and her friendship with Tony - now recalled to duty - blossoms into love, she dares to hope that things are at last looking up for her. But then she receives devastating news - Tony is missing in action. And Susan wonders if she'll ever see the man she loves again and realise her dream of becoming a Spitfire girl....

©2011 Lily Baxter (P)2013 Magna Publishing, Random House Audiobooks

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  • Jenny
    "Good light 'read'"

    Enjoyed the book from start to finish. Performance was excellent. Forgot that it was one person portraying all the characters.

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  • Adele
    Strusshamn, Norway
    "A little too easy going..."

    Susan Banks dreams of flying Spitfires, and makes her dream come true thanks to a series of very fortunate events. Character developments are satisfactory, and the book is narrated very well by Freeman. This is a very easy going story, without any major twists and turns. Listen to it if you can put up with a few frustrating moments when you just want to slap the naive little girl into action! Come to think of it, the book probably is more of a teenager's cup of tea...

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