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    • Hello from the Gillespies

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    For the past 33 years, Angela Gillespie has sent to friends and family around the world an end-of-the-year letter titled ‘Hello from the Gillespies’. It’s always been cheery and full of good news. This year, Angela surprises herself - she tells the truth....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging

    • By mgn on 08-18-15

    Regular price: $26.11

    • At Home with the Templetons

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birve
    • Length: 19 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    When the Templeton family from England takes up residence in a stately home in country Australia, they set the locals talking – and with good reason. From the outside, the seven Templetons seem so bohemian, peculiar even. No one is more intrigued by the family than their neighbours, single mother Nina Donovan and her young son Tom. Before long, the two families' lives become entwined in unexpected ways.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A dreadful mistake

    • By Julie on 11-14-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • All Together Now

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Catherine Milte
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    This latest addition to Bolinda's range of Monica McInerney titles is a wonderful collection of stories to add to any audio library. This is a collection of short fiction written over the past 10 years by one of Australia's most popular writers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good short stories

    • By Paddington on 06-10-12

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Upside Down Inside Out

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Melissa Eccleston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Ever been tempted to pretend you were someone exotic, someone adventurous, someone different? Set in Ireland, England and Australia, this is the funny and heart-warming story of two people whose lives are about to turn upside down and inside out. Eva is off to Australia on a break from her job in a Dublin delicatessen, hoping to forget a fizzled romance and find inspiration for a new career. Joseph is taking a holiday from his stressful London job. Each is on a search for some answers about life.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The story was slow and whiney.

    • By S. Ainsworth on 08-22-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • A Taste for It

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Melissa Eccleston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Maura Carmody's off on the trip of a lifetime. A talented chef, she's travelling around Ireland for a month to promote Australian food and wine. Maura's expecting a straight forward business trip. But what she gets is a whirlwind of mishaps, misunderstandings, rivals and revelations, and Dominic Hanrahan, who's giving her plenty of food for thought.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Lacks substance

    • By Carol on 03-20-12

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Lola's Secret

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Catherine Milte
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    At the Valley View Motel in South Australia's picturesque Clare Valley, 84-year-old Lola Quinlan is up to her usual mischief. She's sent her family away for Christmas and invited a number of mystery guests to come and stay. But who are all these people, and why aren't they spending the festive season with their own loved ones? As the big day draws closer and Lola's personal family dramas threaten to unravel her plans, she discovers that at a special time of year, magic can happen in every family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favorite

    • By ghoff on 04-01-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Alphabet Sisters

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Catherine Milte
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Anna, Bett and Carrie Quinlan were childhood singing stars, the Alphabet Sisters. Years later, Lola, their larger-than-life grandmother, summons them home for her 80th birthday extravaganza and a surprise announcement - she wants them to revive their singing careers and stage a musical she has written. Rehearsals get underway, and family secrets begin to be shared and revealed. But just as the rifts begin to close, the Alphabet Sisters face a test they never imagined.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this book!

    • By Shelley on 02-23-10

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Those Faraday Girls

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    From the best-selling author of Hello from the Gillespies and The House of Memories comes a warm and captivating story of family secrets, traditions and ties. As a child Maggie Faraday grew up in a lively, unconventional household in Tasmania, with her young mother, four very different aunts and eccentric grandfather. With her mother often away, all four aunts took turns looking after her - until, just weeks before Maggie's sixth birthday, a shocking event changed everything.

    Regular price: $33.57

    • House of Memories

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Catherine Milte
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Sometimes the hardest lessons to learn are those that matter most. Following a tragic accident, Ella O'Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister. In London Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, whose extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • heartwarming

    • By Paddington on 11-12-13

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Family Baggage

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Catherine Milte
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A funny, warm and moving novel of family secrets, dilemmas and dynamics from the best-selling author of The Alphabet Sisters. Tour guide Harriet Turner knows all about journeys. She's arranged hundreds of them for the travel agency her family runs. But when her work colleague and foster sister Lara disappears on the eve of a big overseas trip, Harriet finds herself in uncharted territory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fab story, full of twists

    • By ms on 05-12-16

    Regular price: $33.57

    • Spin the Bottle

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Melissa Eccleston
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Lainey Byrne is a woman in control, juggling a hectic job; her boyfriend, Adam; and a family with more than its fair share of dramas. Things go into a spin when she is wrenched from her life in Melbourne to run a B&B in Ireland for a year. Bed-and-breakfast quickly tumbles into bed-and-bedlam, especially when a reunion with childhood friend Rohan Hartigan sparks an unexpected romantic dilemma.

    Regular price: $24.47