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    • A Lonely Heart

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Growing up in fear of their cruel, drunken father, Olivia Bone and her siblings haven't had an easy start in life. But when Livvie's fiancé, Joe, is killed at Ypres, and he bequeaths her his house in Islington, it seems like the Bone family might finally escape the worst street in North London. Though their new life is anything but settled, at least Livvie has a good friend in Matilda Keiver and a better one in Lieutenant Lucas Black, her old boss at the Barratt's sweet factory. Lucas and Livvie might be from very different worlds, but he treats her with kindness and respect.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Campbell Road Girls

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Annie Arlington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Gritty and gripping saga set on one of London’s most notorious streets, from the author of The Street and Coronation Day. She’s a good girl – in a bad world…Lucy Keiver has come back from service in the country to London’s notorious Campbell Road. She’s there to care for her mum, the forthright and feisty but much loved Matilda, recovering after a savage attack almost left her for dead.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • A Sister’s Bond

    • Bittersweet Legacy, Book 1
    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Wood Green, North London, November 1913. The storm clouds of war gather overhead while one brave girl fights to save her family.... After her mother dies, Livvie Bone knows it's down to her to protect her younger siblings from their drunken father. But life on the worst street in London is dark and dangerous, and one night she needs protection herself. When the mysterious Joe Hunter steps in to help her, Livvie's fascinated by him, in spite of his unsavoury reputation.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Windmill Girls

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A compelling wartime drama from the author of The Street, perfect for fans of Pam Weaver and Kitty Neale. The Windmill Theatre was one of the most famous clubs of the 20th century. Its heyday was during WWII when it famously ‘never closed' and it became famous for its ‘tasteful' nude performances. Dawn is a pretty and feisty blonde. Losing her job as a chambermaid, she goes to work as a dancer at The Windmill Theatre.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • East End Angel

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Two sisters living in London's tough East End… will Jennifer and Kathy be tough enough to survive?Katherine and Jennifer Finch are like chalk and cheese: Katherine is a midwife, dedicating her life to helping others - and Jennifer is a prostitute. Leaving home age 15, Jennifer must learn to live on her wits in London's notorious East End. Soon, however, she is battling drink and drugs, and is pregnant with a child. Her labour is nearly fatal, but her sister steps in to save the day.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Won't buy this author again--foul language.

    • By Joy Easton on 02-11-15

    Regular price: $16.77

    • The Street

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Grace Halliday
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    'Campbell Road was home to the most notorious criminals: thieves, prostitutes, fraudsters – every sort of rogue and vagabond drifted through this slum.’Life was tough … but so were theyAlice Keiver is a sensitive girl, growing up in one of the roughest parts of North London. As the daughter of an alcoholic mother, and niece of an abusive uncle, she dreams that one day she and her baby sister will escape their rotten surroundings.Alice’s father, Jack Keiver, works day and night to provide for his family.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Coronation Day

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Penelope McDonald
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    It’s going to be a right old knee’s up.… The residents of the tough streets around Islington are heartbroken at the death of George the VI but having a young Queen on the throne isn’t the only change that they can expect. The toughest street in London, Campbell Road, is due for demolition. One of the last residents remaining, Matilda Kiever, born and bred on the street, remembers many things about the past, not least what really happened to Christopher Wild’s mum, Pamela. Christopher thought she was dead, but it turns out she is very much alive....

    Regular price: $13.08

    • The Family

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Penelope McDonald
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The follow-up novel to the hugely successful debut, The Street. In this dank corner of town, you have to keep your friends close and your enemies closer – even if those enemies are your family. Jimmy Wild saunters around the streets of Campbell Road, and among the people he used to terrorise. Even though the years have passed, he’s still a tyrant. The sight of his lanky frame is enough to terrify the inhabitants of this close-knit community, who reside in this villainous corner of London.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Rosie's War

    • By: Kay Brellend
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A compelling wartime drama from the author of The Street, perfect for fans of Pam Weaver and Kitty Neale. Rosie Gardiner is having a tough war. She's had to leave her job as a nude at the Windmill in Soho after a horrific assault which left her pregnant and is now living back at home with her recently remarried dad. Despite her best efforts, Rosie and her dad just can't get along, and the strain of coping as a young, unmarried mother is getting to her.

    Regular price: $16.77