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The trophy child [sound recording] / by Daly, Paula,author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.Karen Bloom has always wanted the best things in life. And that includes her children; quite simply, she expects them to be perfect. Her son, Ewan, has been something of a disappointment and she won't be making the same mistake again with her beloved daughter, Bronte. Bronte's every waking hour will be spent at music lessons and dance classes, doing whatever it takes to excel. But as Karen pushes Bronte to the brink, the rest of the family crumbles. Karen's husband, Noel, is losing himself in work, and his teenage daughter from his first marriage, Verity, is becoming ever more volatile. The family is near breaking point. Karen is about to learn just how deadly the pursuit of success can be?
Subjects: Audiobooks.; General.;
© 2017., ISIS Audio Books,
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The sound of silence [sound recording] / by Quigley, Sheila,author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.Who is the new family on the Seahills estate? Who is it that spends her days staring out of the window deeply regretting her bid for freedom, yet still plotting? Can Lorraine Hunt put what happened to her three months ago out of her mind to catch a vicious serial killer who scalps his victims? Will Dev be allowed to bring his plan to fulfilment and what is the real reason he turned up fresh from prison three months ago? As the Seahills residents go about their daily lives more than one plot unfurls bringing about a terrifying climax. Will they all survive?
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Audiobooks.; Crime.; Hunt, Lorraine (Fictitious character); Women detectives;
© 2017., Magna Story Sound,
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A year in the life of the Yorkshire shepherdess [sound recording] / by Owen, Amanda(Shepherd),author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.More tales of life at Ravenseat, the remote Yorkshire hill farm Amanda Owen shares with husband Clive, eight children and 900 sheep. She describes the constant challenges the family face, as they tend their sheep on some of the country's highest, wildest moors. Writing with warmth and humour, Amanda tells how nine-year-old Miles gets his first flock, Reuben takes up the flugelhorn and she gives birth to a new baby girl. She also gives a new home to an ageing and neglected horse, while Clive is almost arrested on a midnight stakeout to catch a sheep-rustling dog. A delight for anyone who has dreamed of living close to nature.
Subjects: Owen, Amanda (Shepherd); Women shepherds; Shepherds; Audiobooks.; Farming and Country Life.;
© 2017., Magna Story Sound,
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Like father, like son [sound recording] / by Allen, Diane(Romantic fiction writer),author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.There would be trouble at Paradise...From birth, Polly Harper seems destined for tragedy. Raised by her loving grandparents on Paradise Farm she is unknowingly tangled in a web of secrecy regarding her parentage. When she falls in love with Tobias, the wealthy son of a local landowner of disrepute, her anxious grandparents send her to work in a dairy. There she becomes instantly drawn to the handsome Matt Dinsdale, propelling her further into the depths of forbidden romance and dark family secrets. But when tragedy strikes, Polly is forced to confront her past and decide the fate of her future. Will she lose everything, or will she finally realise that her roots and love lie in Paradise?
Subjects: Historical fiction.; Audiobooks.; Saga.;
© 2016., Soundings Audio Books,
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Tread softly, Alice [sound recording] / by Blair, Jessica,1923-author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.Alice Ware, aged 18, is pretty, charming and impetuous. At home in Yorkshire, she is determined to seize any fresh opportunities and experiences that come her way. The arrival of a new neighbour, the elegant and scandalous Mrs Emma Cheevey, leads to visits from her two highly eligible soldier sons. Alice is instantly drawn to Matthew, the younger brother - and then Captain Steven Cheevey arrives home from South Africa. Alice's choice is made, her future secure...until a reckless decision throws the lives of three people into turmoil.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; Love stories.; General.;
© 2016., Magna Story Sound,
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Lullaby girl [sound recording] / by Sidgwick, Aly,author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.Found washed up on the banks of a remote loch, a mysterious girl is taken into the care of a psychiatric home in the Highlands of Scotland. Mute and covered in bruises, she has no memory of who she is or how she got there - and the only clue to her identity is the Danish lullaby she sings.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Audiobooks.; Thriller.;
© 2016., Magna Story Sound,
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Snowflakes in the wind [sound recording] / by Bradshaw, Rita,author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.It's Christmas Eve 1920 when Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to a tough, hard existence in the Border farming community. Years pass. Abby becomes a beautiful young woman and falls in love, but her past haunts her. Furthermore, in the very place she's taken refuge there is one who wishes her harm. With her heart broken, Abby decides to make a new life as a nurse. When WW2 begins, she volunteers as a QA and is sent overseas. However, life takes another unexpected turn when she becomes a prisoner of the Japanese. It is then that Abby realises whatever has gone before is nothing compared to what lies ahead...
Subjects: Audiobooks.; General.;
© 2016., Soundings Audio Books,
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The colours of love [sound recording] / by Bradshaw, Rita,author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.England is at war, but nothing can ruin Esther Wynford's happiness at marrying Monty Grant. Their short honeymoon results in a baby, but on the birth of her daughter, Joy, Esther's world falls apart. Esther's dying mother confesses to a dark secret: Esther is not her natural daughter but the result of an exchange of babies after her own child was stillborn. Esther's real mother was being forced to give up her baby to an orphanage, and Joy's birth makes the reason clear. Harshly rejected by Monty, she takes her precious baby and leaves everything and everyone she's ever known, determined to fend for herself and her child. But her fight is just beginning...
Subjects: Audiobooks.; General.;
© 2015., Soundings Audio Books,
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The moth catcher [sound recording] / by Cleeves, Ann,author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.Life seems perfect in Valley Farm, a quiet community in Northumberland. Until a shocking discovery. The owners of a big country house have employed a young ecologist named Patrick to look after the place while they're away. But Patrick is found dead by the side of the lane into the valley. DI Vera Stanhope arrives on the scene, with her colleagues. When they look round the attic of the house - where Patrick has a flat - she finds a second body. All the two victims have in common is a fascination with moths. As Vera is drawn into the claustrophobic world of this increasingly strange community, she realises that there may be deadly secrets trapped here...
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Audiobooks.; Crime.; Stanhope, Vera; Women detectives;
© 2015., ISIS Audio Books,
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The mistake I made [sound recording] / by Daly, Paula,author.; Birkett, Janine,narrator.;
Read by Janine Birkett.We all think we know who we are. What we're capable of. Roz is a single mother, a physiotherapist, a sister, a friend. She's also desperate. Her business has gone under, she's crippled by debt and she's just had to explain to her son why someone's taken all their furniture away. But now a stranger has made her an offer. For one night with her, he'll pay enough to bring her back from the edge. Roz has a choice to make.
Subjects: Audiobooks.;
© 2015., ISIS Audio Books,
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