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Peppercorn Street

Narrated by: Penelope Freeman
Series: Peppercorn, Book 1
Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
4.6 out of 5 stars (31 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Janey is 18 and living in a small flat with her baby daughter. Just as her new life starts to show promise, her past catches up with her.

Nicole is renting one of the new luxury flats. She’s just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, tired of being treated as a servant, suspecting her husband of having an affair.

Winifred has lived in her large family home for over 80 years but it’s all getting too much, though she doesn’t want to leave.

Things are not what they seem, and danger can strike both rich and poor. The trick is to survive it, and for this you need good friends and courage: all freely available in Peppercorn Street.

©2014 Anna Jacobs (P)2015 Soundings

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Great read

This is a lovely easy book to read or listen to. Enjoyed it so much. Narrated so well.
Loved it

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great book would recommend

I love the narrators voice and all the accents she can manage and picked this book for that reason. The story was great and I enjoyed the characters, with the exception on one. Nicole. She was basically very selfish. Her 15 year old was talking less; her husband had a personality transplant and her 17 year old is showing signs of violence so she leaves home. doesn't bother to find out WHY any of those things were happening and just leaves them to it. All because they wouldn't do the dishes! There were other things that annoyed me about her but don't want to spoil the story for anyone. Give this book a go, it's great.

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Loved it

Couldn't put it down... Loved it. Characters were very believable. Interesting story line. Very easy to listen to

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loved it

Great story, the third I've heard by Anna Jacobs. Flowed well, good characters, never dull

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all great. hope there is a follow on book to read

looking forward to more books and with the sam narrator. she was eccellent also. enjoyed.

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An enjoyable story which dragged a little, but was interesting enough to stay with it.

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Well worth listening to.

Narration excellent. Jacobs writes an excellent book every time. The story lines crossed but came together well at the end. I am looking forward to the next book.

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  • susan
  • 12-06-2015

Brillant

What made the experience of listening to Peppercorn Street the most enjoyable?

Impelling story. Did not want to stop listening. Kept you wondering.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Janey but there was so many others it was diffcult to chose as each character had a good story line.

What about Penelope Freeman’s performance did you like?

Very good to listen to. Did not rush the reading.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Hard to pick as there was so many and I would not like to give anything away.

Any additional comments?

A MUST Listen.

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  • Janet
  • 17-02-2015

Brilliant !

Loved this book & the narration.. at times, I found myself yelling at certain characters, then realised, I wasnt actually in the book!
Give it a try- I thoroughly recommend it..

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  • Mouse2560
  • 12-01-2015

Peppercorn Street

Enjoyed the story very much Looking forward to the next one Cinnamon Garden hope it’s as good

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  • Mrs M E Hoare
  • 04-09-2019

Feel good book

I listening to audio as I have difficulty sleeping so want easy listening. I love the way all the different characters interact throughout.

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  • susan
  • 10-02-2015

Great books

Another great book by Anna, loved every minute of it . You can always
Rely on Anna Jacobs for a good story. Read or listen to all her books. Looking forward to the next one.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 17-03-2020

Peppercorn Street

Really enjoyed reading the book and the audio was just as good - it bought the book alive

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  • Kindle Customerruthie
  • 19-11-2018

Great story

Great book really enjoyed it. Would continue listening to other book l hope to read another

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-10-2018

a great listen

a slow burner, but by the end you can't stop listening. A Really good listen, I thoroughly recommend

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  • Mr SM McGann
  • 01-03-2015

What a load of rubbish!

Absolute rubbish. The writer must have been writing this whilst wearing rose tinted glasses!
Waste of good time listening to it, and will never get another book by this author!