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FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In Audiobook

FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In

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Publisher's Summary

"Why do you want to be a boat builder?"

"Because," said Morwenna, "I like the way the boats grow."

Morwenna and Corwin are eight years old, wind-swept and salty-haired twins growing up on the Devon coast. In the soft autumn light, they play as their grandfather, Matthew, watches the boats come in. But it is a day unlike any other.

Bringing Stan In is the short-story prequel to The House at the Edge of the World by Julia Rochester. If you liked this, you’ll love the full-length novel.

©2015 Julia Rochester (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

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  • Slim
    Courtland, Virginia
    26/04/16
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    "OK book"

    I decided to give this free chapter audio book a try might as well I mean figure I listen to it and see how it is. I thought this book was an okay book to listen to .

    23 of 27 people found this review helpful
  • Leon
    Oklahoma
    29/09/15
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    "Good-ish"
    What disappointed you about FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In?

    The story seemed to short. It was also hard to get into.


    How could the performance have been better?

    she did great. However, when she started acting out the different characters it got awkward. She has a great natural voice with a pleasant accent.


    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Rachelle
    15/09/16
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    "Sweet story"

    not at all what I expectedbut it pulled me in. very sweet. loved the names corwin and morwinna

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • DMcP
    Decatur, IL
    16/11/16
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    "A suprisingly of a story "

    A most interesting short story that made me take a hard look at my view of death.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • audda
    1/11/16
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    "Good book to read"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Yes it is a good book to read and worth for a free book


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    It is really interesting that narrator get us through the story line with ease


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Avita Jay?

    Yes, will definitely check out for the books from Ajay


    Did FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In inspire you to do anything?

    Yes, it is one of the best free books in Audible


    Any additional comments?

    Awesome first listen as a free book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Melody McKinley
    30/09/16
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    "The readers accent brought this story to life."

    I enjoyed this short story, and the reader captured the characters, and brought them to life in my imagination.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    25/09/16
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    "A very enjoyable short story !"

    I really enjoyed listening to this story. Julia Rochester wrote a story of life in a small village from beginning to end in a few selected words.
    Without give the plot away it was the perfect ending!
    I can listen to Anita Jay's narration all day. She has a smooth, comforting voice . I listen to this story at night instead of white noise to fall asleep. Not because the story isn't entertaining but because it's so easy to listen to it.
    I recommend this audio book to anyone who likes well written short stories.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • red
    14/09/16
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    "its free. feels like a story written for one perso"
    What did you like best about FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In? What did you like least?

    Its a nice short but its feels a little personal like its really only written for one person. Might be good for children to learn from.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Delta Stet
    Texas
    11/09/16
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    "A sad, short story that I think was well written"

    A very sad, short story that I think was well written, but was lacking in the character building.

    Avita Jay did a great job narrating.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    7/09/16
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    "Meh"

    I tried to listen to this story while cooking dinner. I was bored out if my wits.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • ACustomer
    12/11/15
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    "Short sweet tale of life and death"

    A simple tale that tackles how different characters react to a death. The story took a while to get going, but the narration kept me listening. Rather quaint, but not show-stopping.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Grace
    scotland
    21/11/16
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    "hope springs..."

    I have thoroughly enjoyed this story and never truly realised how much I needed to hear it today... shalom ~~~ <:)))))>< ~~~

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • JB
    15/11/16
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    "Boring story"

    Sorry not enough in this to keep me listening, boring story with no ooomph.......... Yawn yawn yawn

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Newbie
    30/10/16
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    "Emotional Listning"
    What did you like most about FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In?

    It kept me interested thruout


    What did you like best about this story?

    pulling on the heart strings


    Which character – as performed by Avita Jay – was your favourite?

    All the characters played a very good part


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    yes i welled up


    Any additional comments?

    give it a listen its worth the effort

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mother of 2
    20/10/16
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    "Cried most of the way through."

    Incredibility emotional story with very few words said. Insight in to friendship and death. Child's point of view at events gives it a different perspective.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr
    13/10/16
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    "not my cup of tea."

    A story with no begining, middle or end and not even a character of interest.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mrs c howe
    19/07/16
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    "poignant and inciteful writing "

    a good short listen, invites the listener to understand the characters which are cleverly described.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • karena
    Harlow, United Kingdom
    12/07/16
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    "Just not my cup of tea"

    Well read, nice story but simply not to my taste... I tried it while looking for some kind of self help books in maybe mindfulness or therapy. I am working towards ficton however

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    8/07/16
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    "Test"

    Hi how I in. In in Ohio on I g n no no. I I I by b

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • I
    13/05/16
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    "Great short story"
    What made the experience of listening to FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In the most enjoyable?

    Well narrated, excellent short story, very enjoyable


    What was one of the most memorable moments of FREE SHORT STORY: Bringing Stan In?

    The story is mainly seen from the viewpoint of a young girl with a young persons judgements and values


    What does Avita Jay bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Those of us who expereinced jackanory as children still enjoy being read to


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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