Belle
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    Belle | Lesley Pearse

    Belle

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Lesley Pearse
    • Narrated By Sherry Baines
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    She witnessed a murder - and now her life is in danger. Fifteen year-old Belle, though raised in a London brothel, is an innocent. But when she witnesses one of the girls brutally strangled by a client, she is cast into a cruel, heartless world. Snatched from the streets and sold into prostitution, she is made a courtesan in New Orleans.

    Great listen

    What a life

    Reviewed on 27 January 2016 by ms ()
  • 2
    The Promise: Belle, Book 2 | Lesley Pearse

    The Promise: Belle, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Lesley Pearse
    • Narrated By Sherry Baines
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Promise from the bestselling author Lesley Pearse. War threatens to take all she has loved and lived for. When Belle Reilly's husband Jimmy enlists and heads for the trenches of Northern France, she knows she cannot stand idly by awaiting his return. Volunteering to help the wounded, Belle is posted to France as a Red Cross ambulance driver.

    The Christopher Walkin of Terrible Narrators

    Easily the worst narration Ive heard for a long time. The unneccessary pauses and stilted dialogue are so bad that everytime I came back to the novel ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 15 April 2016 by Bec (Canberra, Australia)
  • 3
    Survivor | Lesley Pearse

    Survivor

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Lesley Pearse
    • Narrated By Alison Dowling
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (7)
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    London, 1939: Eighteen-year-old Mari is defiant, strong-willed and selfish. She has craved independence her entire life and now, with the World on the brink of war, Mari has finally escaped the sleepy fishing village of her childhood in New Zealand. After passionately falling for Morgan, the cockney steward aboard ship on her voyage to England, she hastily dismisses him in favour of being taken out by handsome young pilots in the glamorous West end. But, without warning, the Blitz blows her new life apart. Now Mari has the chance to make a difference but can she learn from her mistakes in time?

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