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A promise between friends [sound recording] / by Rivers, Carol,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.1953: Pretty, ambitious, 19-year-old Ruby Payne and her lifelong friend Kath Rigler are eager to enjoy their post-war independence. Moving to the East End of London is a chance to break free for them both: Kath from her abusive family and Ruby to escape the unhappy memories of her brother's suicide. Ruby finds work at a fashionable new dog grooming parlour close by. Kath isn't quite so lucky and gets a tough factory job. But then Ruby meets handsome, charming Nick Brandon - and ignores the warnings from those around her that he is trouble. Ruby wants a glamorous life - but it will come at a high cost.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; General.; Modern & contemporary fiction; Generational sagas;
© 2018., Magna Story Sound,
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East End Angels [sound recording] / by Hendry, Rosie,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.Strong-willed Winnie loves being part of the crew at Station Seventy-Five but her parents are less than happy. When a tragedy hits too close to home she finds herself wondering if she's cut out for this life after all. Former housemaid Bella was forced to leave the place she loved and is finally starting to build a new life but it seems she may have to start over once again. East-Ender Frankie's sense of loyalty keeps her tied to home so it's not easy for her to stay focused at work. These three very different women soon realise they'll need each other if they're to get through the days ahead.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; Saga.; Generational sagas; World War, 1939-1945;
© 2018., Magna Story Sound,
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In their mother's footsteps [sound recording] / by Wood, Mary,1945-author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.Edith and Ada run a home for unmarried mothers in London's East End. Edith, a doctor, offers free medical help to the poor. Edith was separated from her twin girls Elka and Ania years before. She battles every day to overcome the pain of her past. Meanwhile, Ada struggles with a different type of fear - the threat of her dreaded sister returning. As the Nazis strengthen their grip on Poland, sisters Elka and Ania are forced to make a difficult decision. Should they travel to England to find their birth mother or stay and fight against an increasingly desperate regime?
Subjects: Audiobooks.; General.; World War, 1939-1945;
© 2017., Magna Story Sound,
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The button box [sound recording] / by Court, Dilly,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Narrated by Annie Aldington.Clara held onto the precious button, glimmering like a jewel in the dark alleyways of London's notorious Seven Dials. She needed to save her family. but who was going to save her? There was a time when the Carter sisters' father was their hero. Now he's a drunk who's gambled away everything they had and put them all in peril. It's on Clara's shoulders to save the 4 sisters from destitution. Clutching her precious button box, the only thing of value they have left, Clara dreams of starting a shop that could put a roof over their heads and keep them safe. But in debt to the terrifying Patches Braggs, leader of one of the East End's roughest gangs, Clara is in fear for her life. When a mysterious benefactor seems to offer an escape, Clara realises too late that it comes at a terrible price.
Subjects: Historical fiction.; Audiobooks.; Saga.; Generational sagas;
© 2017., Lamplight Audiobooks,
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Dance your troubles away [sound recording] / by Evans, Pamela,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.When Polly Pritchard learns that her husband has been killed in action, she brings up their young daughter Emmie alone. To make ends meet she gets a job at the Cherry Ballroom in West London and it is here that she meets James, a Canadian airman, and they fall in love. But then Polly's husband turns up, very much alive.
Subjects: Domestic fiction.; Audiobooks.; Saga.;
© 2017., Soundings Audio Books,
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Christmas at Woolworths [sound recording] / by Everest, Elaine,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Narrated by Annie Aldington.Best friends Sarah, Maisie and Freda are brought together by their jobs at Woolworths. With their loved ones away on the front line, their bonds of friendship strengthen each day. Betty Billington is the manager at Woolworths, and a rock for the girls, having given up on love. Until a mysterious stranger turns up one day - could he reignite a spark in Betty? As the year draws to a close, and Christmas approaches, the girls must rely on each other to navigate the dark days that lie ahead. With so much change, can their friendship survive the war?
Subjects: Audiobooks.; General.; World War, 1939-1945;
© 2017., Bolinda Audio,
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When the music stopped [sound recording] / by Matthews, Beryl,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.London, 1912. Identical twins Lester and Lillia Holdsworth are destined for the stage. Lester is a brilliant pianist; Lillia a magnificent opera singer. But their father has other ideas. Lester is sent to a military academy, while Lillia must marry Lord Dalton -? a self righteous, pompous friend of her father?s looking for a young wife to give him an heir. Yet their plans to defy their father?s wishes are put on hold when war breaks out in 1914. Suddenly Lester is flying planes for the RFC and Lillia trains as a nurse. For both twins, the fighting brings hardships and difficult choices. They wait in hope, like the rest of Europe, for the war to end and the music to start again.
Subjects: Historical fiction.; Audiobooks.; Historical.; World War, 1914-1918;
© 2017., Soundings Audio Books,
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On a wing and a prayer [sound recording] / by Carey, Helen(Fiction writer),author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.'On a Wing and a Prayer' continues the saga of the inhabitants of Lavender Road. It is 1941, and as the war rages on, Helen is faced with the ultimate choice - between her country and her love.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; Saga.; World War, 1939-1945;
© 2017., Soundings Audio Books,
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The Docklands girls [sound recording] / by Tate, June,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.Spring, 1944. Working on an aeroplane production line for planes, Hildy believes she is doing her part for the war effort. But troubles at home with her overly-protective mother, make it harder for her to find happiness. Meanwhile, Cora is still reeling from the devastating loss of both her parents in the Blitz. Faced with homelessness and poverty, Cora and her friend, Belle, turn to the dark streets of Southampton to work on the game. For all three women, the war creates hardships from which they will only emerge by maintaining strength and, above all, the hope that they can achieve their dreams.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; Saga.; World War, 1939-1945;
© 2017., Magna Story Sound,
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Betrayal [sound recording] / by Cole, Martina,author.; Aldington, Annie,narrator.;
Read by Annie Aldington.Survival. It's all down to who you trust. Aiden O'Hara has been head of the family since he was kid, and he's going to keep it that way. Jade Dixon is the one who watches his back. Mother of his son. The one who makes him invincible. But Jade's been in the game a lot longer than Aiden. She knows no one's indestructible. And when you're at the top, that's when you've got to watch the hardest. Especially the ones closest to you...
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Audiobooks.; Thriller.;
© 2017., ISIS Audio Books,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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