The Four Streets
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  • 1
    The Four Streets | Nadine Dorries

    The Four Streets

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated By Emma Gregory
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    1950s Liverpool. In the tight-knit community of the Four Streets, two girls are growing up. One is motherless and hated by the cold woman determined to take her dead mother's place. The other is hiding a dreadful secret which she dare not tell to anyone. The people of Four Streets laugh, grieve and hope together. But what can they do when a betrayal at the heart of their world comes to light?

    Gripping saga

    Top 3

    Reviewed on 13 November 2015 by Marina ()
  • 2
    Hide Her Name | Nadine Dorries

    Hide Her Name

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated By Emma Gregory
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    No one knows who did it, least of all the police. Somewhere, in this tight-knit Irish Catholic community, someone must know something. Fourteen-year-old Kitty Doherty, pregnant with the dead man's child, is a danger to everyone who needs to keep the secret. Her mother, Maura, and best friend Nellie's grandmother decide the girls must be spirited away to Ireland to await the birth of the baby. But it isn't easy to keep a secret that big.

    exceptional saga!

    This book and its prequel, The Four Streets, is a first class novel about second class Irish immigrants relocated to Liverpool. The lives of the famil..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 November 2015 by Marina ()
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    The Ballymara Road | Nadine Dorries

    The Ballymara Road

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Nadine Dorries
    • Narrated By Emma Gregory
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (22)
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    On Christmas morning Kitty Doherty gives birth to her baby - who is immediately taken away for adoption in America. But Kitty's life is hanging by a thread, her only hope a dangerous journey through snow to Ballymara and her Irish family. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Sean and Alice try to set up a new life far away from the families they have deserted in Liverpool.

    A really good story

    Great fast paced trilogy with many strands.... needed editing a bit more for repetitive vocabulary.. narrator did very well bringing it alive.

    Reviewed on 03 August 2016 by Jane ()