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The Angels of Lovely Lane Audiobook

The Angels of Lovely Lane: Lovely Lane, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

It is 1953, and five girls are arriving to start their training at St Angelus Hospital. Dana has escaped from her family farm in Ireland. Victoria is running away from an aristocratic background. Beth is an army brat and throws her lot in with bitchy Celia Forsyth, and Pammy has come from the wrong side of the tracks.

When an unknown girl is admitted after a botched backstreet abortion, a tragedy begins to unfold which will rock the world of St Angelus to its foundations.

©2016 Nadine Dorries (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"As heart-warming as it is heart-breaking, this novel is unputdownable." (The Sunday Express)

What Members Say

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    Sue T 08/10/2016
    Sue T 08/10/2016
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    "Interesting and well narrated"

    An easy to follow audio story that was both interesting and detailed enough to keep me listening to the end.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Julia 28/09/2016
    Julia 28/09/2016
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    "Lovely story"

    Easy to listen to. Great story. The narrator has a lovely,easy voice. The accents sound authentic and it's so easy to love the characters. I read the book too which was so enjoyable I needed to have someone read it to me.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Marina 08/09/2016
    Marina 08/09/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "boring"

    nowhere near as good as her other books. Predictable, plotless and a rushed ending. Waste of time really

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Ruth Bain
    Orange County, CA
    26/10/16
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    "Nurses soap opera"

    There are several appealing characters, but they are burdened with a truely soap opera-worthy plot. I wish the author had focused on the nurses training and interaction with patients, rather than the romantic entanglements. Narrator was fabulous !

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Helen L. Giblin
    Scotts Valley, CA
    16/11/16
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    "GREAT story and good depiction of the time era"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Angels of Lovely Lane to be better than the print version?

    It might lose something in print. The readers were great


    What did you like best about this story?

    I could really identify with characters and era since it was the same year I went off to Nursing School. It really ook me back and the author captured the time and events well.
    Things have changed so much since that time it was one of he books you laughed and cried with and for the characters.


    What does Georgia Maguire bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The feeling of really being in the time


    If you could take any character from The Angels of Lovely Lane out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    Donna, she was so honest and forthcoming


    Any additional comments?

    I hope to see more of her books soon.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • sarah hannah
    27/11/16
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    "Fab!"

    Great story with many twists. It brings the world to life and transported me away. Please get the next two in the series up on audible.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • C. Mc Donough
    liverpool
    2/11/16
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    "loved it"

    good story to get into when going about your business i loved it cathy skely x

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • theresa brennan
    29/10/16
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    "a great listen"

    brilliant. Can't wait for book 2. kept me interested from start to finish. great start to a series

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • janet higginson
    18/10/16
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    "really good"

    this book is really brilliant - didn't want it to end. it is read well. Most enjoyable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Colette H.
    11/10/16
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    "Disappointment!"
    What did you like best about The Angels of Lovely Lane? What did you like least?

    Having listened to Nadine Dorries previous books I was quite excited when this one became available. I was very disappointed with it. The storyline was weak and never left me wanting to hear the next chapter.


    Has The Angels of Lovely Lane put you off other books in this genre?

    No but don't think I will buy anymore Nadine Dorries books.


    What three words best describe Georgia Maguire’s performance?

    A good performance/


    Was The Angels of Lovely Lane worth the listening time?

    No.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • rachel pickett
    Ballston Spa, NY United States
    19/09/16
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    "Well written and well read"

    Loved this story and looking forward to the next instalment. Felt it was a bit too graphic at times though.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs. L. Lawson
    uk
    22/08/16
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    "Heart full story"

    I found this story quite refreshing . A inside of a student nurse on a ward back in the 60th

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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