1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $14.95

Buy for $14.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

London, 1879. When Ella's family is forced to live on the streets of London's East End, tragedy strikes, forcing Ella and her sister, Mary, into an orphanage where they endure long hours of hard work. When Ella is apprenticed to a cobbler, she's forcibly separated from her sister. 

The cobbler is a cruel man, using beatings to keep the workers in line. Ella's saving grace is Seth, who becomes her only friend. When Seth divulges a shocking secret, Ella realizes her life is doomed to this same miserable existence. 

As the years pass, Ella desperately tries to find Mary, with no success. And when Seth disappears suddenly, Ella loses all hope. Can she escape the cruel cobbler before it's too late? Will she ever see Mary again? What happened to Seth?

©2019 Molly Britton (P)2019 Molly Britton

What listeners say about The Orphan's Distress

Average Customer Ratings

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

No Reviews are Available
Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Margaret
  • Margaret
  • 01-06-20

The Orphans Distress

A good little story but the reader was not to my liking. Very high pitched.