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    • The Railwayman's Wife

    • A Novel
    • By: Ashley Hay
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham, Steve West
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    When Anikka Lachlan's husband, Mac, is killed in a railway accident, she is offered - and accepts - a job at the Railway Institute's library and searches there for some solace in her unexpectedly new life. But in Thirroul in 1948, she's not the only person trying to chase dreams through books. There's Roy McKinnon, who found poetry in the mess of war but who has now lost his words and his hope. There's Frank Draper, trapped by the guilt of those his medical treatment and care failed on their first day of freedom.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Way Too Sentimental

    • By Suzanne on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • A Hundred Small Lessons

    • A Novel
    • By: Ashley Hay
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 11

    When Elsie Gormley leaves the Brisbane house in which she has lived for more than 60 years, Lucy Kiss and her family move in, eager to establish their new life. As they settle in, Lucy and her husband, Ben, struggle to navigate their transformation from adventurous lovers to new parents, taking comfort in memories of their vibrant past as they begin to unearth who their future selves might be. But the house has secrets of its own, and the rooms seem to share recollections of Elsie's life with Lucy.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Body in the Clouds

    • A Novel
    • By: Ashley Hay
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Imagine you looked up at just the right moment and saw something completely unexpected. What if it was something so marvelous that it transformed time and space forever? The Body in the Clouds tells the story of one such extraordinary moment - a man falling from the sky and surviving - and of the three men who see it, in different ways and at different times, as they stand on the same piece of land.

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Railwayman's Wife

    • By: Ashley Hay
    • Narrated by: Edwina Wren
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Three people, struggling to come to terms with great loss after the end of the war, search for peace in a small town's library in a heartbreaking novel of love and loss and the healing power of memory and words. In a small town on the land's edge, in the strange space at a war's end, a widow, a poet and a doctor each try to find their own peace, and their own new story. In Thirroul, in 1948, people chase their dreams through the books in the railway's library.

    Regular price: $38.17