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    • Nobody's Child

    • A Heart-Breaking Saga of the Search for Belonging
    • By: Anne Baker
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Dorothy Mortimer, the daughter of a wealthy Merseyside family, becomes pregnant, she is sent away to the Benders, family friends in Wales. Dorothy wants nothing to do with her daughter Lizzie, so Clarissa Bender arranges for the child to be brought up by the O'Malleys, a feckless family living on the estate. Lizzie is unaware of her parentage, but her brother Joey becomes suspicious of the special attention she receives from the Benders and eventually he takes Lizzie to Merseyside, where Lizzie finds she is increasingly drawn to the family she has never known.... 

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Paradise Parade

    • By: Anne Baker
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Living above her stepfather's fish and chip shop on Merseyside's Paradise Parade, Emily Barr is glad to escape to the relative peace of her job in Wythenshaw's jewellery factory. And when she is promoted to work for young Mr Giles, the son of the owner, she is the envy of all her workmates. What a catch he would be! Or so it seems.

    Regular price: $29.26

    • Legacy of Sins

    • By: Anne Baker
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Aunt Maud's cruel words shock Rosie Quest. But they also explain the atmosphere of hostility that surrounds her on the run-down Wirral farm: no wonder her aunt resents having had to take in an illegitimate child, born in the workhouse. It's quite a relief to escape every day to her job as a machinist in Sheraing's garment factory, even though Beatrice Shearing is a demanding employer. But when Rosie catches the eye of Ben Shearing, Beatrice is having none of it.

    Regular price: $29.26