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    • The District Nurses of Victory Walk

    • The District Nurse, Book 1
    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Alex Tregear
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Alice Lake has arrived in London from Liverpool to start her training as a District Nurse, but her journey has been far from easy. Her parents think that she should settle down and get married, but she has already had her heart broken once and isn’t about to make the same mistake again. Alice and her best friend, Edith, are based in the East End, but before they’ve even got their smart new uniforms on, war breaks out, and Hitler’s bombs are raining down on London.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love And Friendship At The Start Of War

    • By DHackney on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $14.18

    • My Sweet Valentine

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Sue Jenkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    An emotional portrayal of the lives of four women as Valentine’s day approaches, in 1941 wartime London ‘Life brought enough problems and upsets for young hearts, especially young female hearts, without them having to carry the added burden of the war….’ Tilly is passionately in love with the dashing American journalist, Drew. But he is harbouring a secret that threatens their burgeoning love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Jennifer on 06-25-12

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Winter on the Mersey

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Kitty has seen her fair share of tragedy and instead of thinking about romance, is determined to do her bit for King and country. Her life as a WREN means she is kept busy much of the time, but when Kitty finds herself stationed back home on Merseyside, she meets up again with Frank Feeny, the brave young officer who has always held a place in her heart. Britain is on the verge of victory, but will Kitty embrace the future and learn to love again?

    Regular price: $14.91

    • The Mersey Daughter

    • A Heartwarming Saga Full of Tears and Triumph
    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Rita Kennedy has finally seen through her good-for-nothing husband, Charlie. Now he's gone AWOL with his fancy woman and left Rita at the mercy of the local gossips. Her future is full of uncertainty, and the only thing that keeps her going is knowing that her children are safe from the Luftwaffe - and the letters that she receives from Jack Callaghan, her childhood sweetheart, but a life together is just a distant fantasy.

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Child of the Mersey

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Noreen Leighton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A brand new series from the bestselling author of A Christmas Promise. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn. For the ordinary people of Empire Street, life will never be the same again. Kitty Fisher has plenty on her plate to keep her busy. Since her mother died when she was just a child, she's cooked, cleaned and scraped to make ends meet for her drunken father and her headstrong brothers. Rita Kennedy, living with her husband under the roof of his spiteful mother-in-law, is desperate for their own home.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • boring and drawn out No real story about much.

    • By MerrilyW on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $16.77

    • London Belles

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Anna Baatz
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    London Belles is a tale of four very different young women thrown together by war. Finding freedom and independence – as well as love, passion and heartbreak – for the very first time, a unique bond is formed as the hostilities take their toll on Britain.United by chance, bound together in times of needWhen tragedy strikes, Olive is forced to seek lodgers. Three girls come knocking at her door, each in need of a roof over their heads.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice, Enjoyable Listen!

    • By Carmen on 01-13-12

    Regular price: $16.77

    • When the Lights Go On Again

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Vicky Mills
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The tide is turning, but on the home front, the battle is far from over for the Campions…Autumn 1944, the allies are invading Italy. At home in Britain, along with everyone else, the Campion family are doing their bit – working tirelessly in the hope that the end of the war is now in sight.

    Regular price: $14.97

    • Christmas on the Mersey

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Sue Jenkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The phoney war is over and Hitler's bombs are raining down on the city of Liverpool. Rita Kennedy is forced to face some unpalatable truths about her husband, Charlie. But she must still play the part of dutiful wife, while her childhood sweetheart, Jack Callaghan, has shown her nothing but kindness. Can they keep a check on their emotions or will their friendship develop into something more?

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Only a Mother Knows

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Sue Jenkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In Article Row, in London’s Holborn four young women - Tilly, Sally, Dulcie and Agnes - have already been witnesses to the heartache and pain that Hitler’s bombs have inflicted on ordinary Londoners. Tilly is desperate to wed her beau, Drew. Terrified that something will happen to prevent them from being together, her fears seem to be coming true when he is called back home to America. For her mother, Olive, this only adds to her worries for Tilly. But she has her own hands full when her friend and neighbour, Sergeant Dawson, gets some terrible news.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • The Grafton Girls

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Conboy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When Diane Wilson leaves Cambridge for Liverpool, destined for Derby House and war work as a teleprint operator, she is intent on mending her broken heart. But will hundreds of miles ease the pain of her betrayal? Meanwhile, mean-spirited Myra Stone awaits her new roommate in the Wavertree terrace she is billeted to. From the moment she first lays eyes on Myra, Diane senses she's bad news. But does Myra's bitterness and caustic wit belie a secret heartache?

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Where the Heart Is

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Christine Dawe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Lou Campion has joined the WAAFs, against the wishes of her parents and twin sister, Sasha. Lou's always been a rebel, but now finds that if she wants to succeed, she'll have to follow extremely strict rules. Can she do this, or will it all end in deep disgrace? Tragedy haunts the other members of the family, as Katie's plans for the future are dashed, Fran's young husband is close to death, and Bella's impossible passion has to remain a close secret. Yet even in the darkest hour, there is hope.

    Regular price: $14.97

    • Home for Christmas

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Sue Jenkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Home for Christmas is a tale of four very different young women thrown together by war. Finding freedom and independence – as well as love, passion and heartbreak – for the very first time, a unique bond is formed as the hostilities take their toll on Britain. It's September 1940 and the German blitz on London has just begun. The four young girls who live at No. 13 Article Row live under its constant threat. But life must go on…Tilly and Sally both work at Barts Hospital where they witness the cruelty of war first-hand.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Daughters of Liverpool

    • By: Annie Groves
    • Narrated by: Maggie Ollerenshaw
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Katie's full of trepidation as she arrives in Liverpool. It's her first posting and her work will be so secret that she can't even speak about it to the family she's billeted with. She makes it clear that she's here to do her bit for the war effort, not to flirt with the many servicemen based at the nearby barracks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • very enjoyable

    • By Heimo on 06-17-10

    Regular price: $16.77