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Warwickshire, 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann exhausted, and Toby, the boy she is set on marrying, insists they wait.

Then Maryann is offered a position as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall, who Maryann grows unexpectedly close to. But their relationship doesn’t go unnoticed, threatening to unleash a world of problems on them all....

©2014 Rosie Goodwin (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

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  • Ozzie
  • 04-11-2015

Most enjoyable audio book.

I really enjoyed this book. It is set in the Englitsh Midlands in the 1800s when children and adults worked long hours in the mill or mine for. low wages. Fortunate to be part of a happy though poor family, Marianne 's strong character comes to the fore when an incident at the mill sets her on a path that will change her life. She is presented with many challenges as the story progresses and will need every ounce of courage she possesses. I absolutely loved the narration by Charie Sanderson. She has a real gift for storytelling and her ability to use regional accents is so good. She certainly did justice to Rosie Goodwin 's lovely book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-04-2019

really lovely story

very moving story, I was gripped from the start couldn't put it down, a great book

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-02-2020

Love this read and reread xx

Love it can see the story as reading it in vivid minds pictures such a good story

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  • cec
  • 13-01-2020

Lovely story

Once again, a lovely story as are all of Rosie Goodwin’s books. Shame about the irritation of the narrator stressing words in inappropriate places, as though she does not understand the use of punctuation.

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  • Vicky
  • 07-06-2018

excellent

excellent I will be looking for more by this author. kept my interest throughout recommended

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 31-03-2018

lovely

Another lovely story by Rosie Goodwin. And narrated by one of my favourites Charlie Sanderson.

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  • Sue B
  • 18-10-2015

Good storyline

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If the book had been read by a different narrator. Charlie read the book las if it was a child's story book,. I have over a hundred audio books and this is the worst narration. I have given up and will request a refund.

What other book might you compare The Mill Girl to, and why?

Not sure I did not complete the book.

Would you be willing to try another one of Charlie Sanderson’s performances?

Most definitely not.

What character would you cut from The Mill Girl?

Non.

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  • ann daniels
  • 30-07-2015

great

love it one of the best book i ever heard in a long time good story

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  • Gillian
  • 18-07-2015

Brilliant story

Narrator was not good like a child reading to you it became hard to listen to

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  • shirley johnson
  • 12-07-2015

brilliant

Couldn't stop listening to the book had to hear the whole story would recommend it to any one else to hear it

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