We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .

Refine Search Results

 
Search Results for Author: 

Valerie Wood

1-5of5results Previous 1 Next
Sort by
  • Far from Home | Valerie Wood

    Far from Home

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Valerie Wood
    • Narrated By Tara Ward
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    When Georgiana and her maid, Kitty, make the long sea journey from their native East Yorkshire to America, they are seeking a new life of freedom. But in New York Georgiana encounters a man passing himself off as her brother-in-law Edward Newmarch, a local mill-owner’s son who has abandoned her sister and fled to America. Edward himself seems to have vanished....

  • Nobody's Child | Valerie Wood

    Nobody's Child

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Valerie Wood
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    When Laura Page returns to the remote Holderness village of Welwick, it is to try and discover the mystery of her mother Susannah’s early life. Now a local property owner in Hull, Susannah never speaks of her childhood, when she was brought up with the terrible stigma of bastardy – of being nobody’s child. Born into poverty, living in a tiny labourer’s cottage with her father, Susannah’s mother had caught the eye of the local landowner’s son.

    Angel Claire says: "Truly nobody's child"
  • The Long Walk Home | Valerie Wood

    The Long Walk Home

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Valerie Wood
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    Young Mikey Quinn, scavenging on the streets of Hull, is thrown into prison for stealing a rabbit from the butcher. His chief accuser, a well-to-do lawyer, has a daughter, Eleanor, whom he badly mistreats. When Mikey is released he finds that his mother has died and his brothers taken into the workhouse - determined to find a better life for his family, he walks all the way to London to seek his fortune.

  • The Songbird | Valerie Wood

    The Songbird

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Valerie Wood
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    Poppy Mazzini, born in Hull over her father’s grocery shop, lives up to the promise of her fiery red hair and Italian ancestry. Her lovely singing voice and good looks lead her to her great ambition - to go on the stage and see her name top of the bill. She becomes a music hall star both in her native town and in the south, after an appearance in the theatre at Brighton.

  • Homecoming Girls | Valerie Wood

    Homecoming Girls

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Valerie Wood
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (7)

    Hull, 1874. Clara had always wondered about the beautiful, mysterious Jewel Newmarch, who was adopted as a baby and turns heads wherever she goes - her exotic looks point to her origins far away from the streets of Hull. Even at her twin sister Elizabeth’s wedding, Clara knows that Jewel is the belle of the ball. And as Jewel looks on at the happy, newly-married couple she feels a restlessness and intense longing to know her own roots.

1-5of5results Previous 1 Next