Audio Books Annie Murray The Narrowboat Girl

ISBN 13: 9781842831472

The Narrowboat Girl

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Young Maryann Nelson is devastated at the loss of her beloved father. But worse is to come when her mother, Flo, sees an opportunity to better herself and her family in a marriage to the local undertaker, Norman Griffin. Though on the surface a caring family man, Norman is not at all what he seems, as Maryann and her sister Sal soon discover. Unable to turn to their unsympathetic mother for support, the girls are left alone with their harrowing secret. But for Sal it is too much to bear...The chance of a new life opens up for Maryann when she befriends Joel Bartholomew. Aboard his narrowboat, the Esther Jane, she finds herself falling in love with life on the canal as she is swept away from Birmingham and all her worries. Until Joel's feelings for Maryann begin to change, awakening all the old nightmares that she had thought long buried, and in panic and confusion she takes flight..."The Narrowboat Boat" is a testament to the overwhelming power of true love and its ability to overcome suffering.

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An absorbing tale of adventure and true love; Young Maryann Nelson is devastated at the loss of her beloved father. But worse is to come when her mother, Flo, sees an opportunity to better herself and her family in a marriage to the local undertaken Norman Griffin. Though on the surface a caring family man, Norman is not at all what he seems, as Maryann and her sister Sal soon discover. Unable to turn to their unsympathetic mother for support, the girls are left alone with their harrowing secret. But for Sal it is too much to bear...The chance of a new life opens up for Maryann when she befriends Joel Bartholomew. Aboard his narrowboat, the Esther Jane, she finds herself falling in love with life on the canal as she is swept away from Birmingham and all her worries. Until Joel's feelings for Maryann begin to change, awakening all the old nightmares that she had thought long buried, and in panic and confusion she takes flight...

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THE NARROWBOAT GIRL is warm-hearted storytelling at its best, and a testament to the overwhelming power of true love. Maryann Nelson's widowed mother sees the opportunity to better her family by marrying the local undertaker, Norman Griffin. Though on the surface a caring family man, Maryann and her sister Sal soon discover that he has another side to him. For Sal, it is too much to bear and she escapes, leaving Maryann to take revenge on Norman Griffin. The chance of a new life opens up when she befriends Joel Batholomew, who works on the canal. Aboard his narrowboat, she finds herself falling in love with her new life. Then Joel's feelings for her begin to change, awakening all the old nightmares that she had long thought buried...

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Published by Soundings Audio Books (2001)
ISBN 10: 184283147X ISBN 13: 9781842831472
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