Summary

Dotty, Lucy and Annabelle all turn up for work at Coventry's department store Owen Owen at the same time as war is declared. Dotty is an orphan, Lucy is the sole carer for her little sister, and although Annabelle has led a life of privilege until now, everyone's having to pinch the pennies at the moment. The three form an unlikely bond, and with disaster at every turn, they're going to need each other...
©2013 Rosie Goodwin (P)2013 W F Howes Ltd
Show More Show Less

Critic reviews

" Home Front Girls proves once again Rosie Goodwin's ability to create a dramatic, emotional plot... a rewarding read." ( Birmingham Post)
"A touching and powerful novel from a wonderful writer." ( The Bookseller on The Empty Cradle)
Show More Show Less

Regular price: £25.99

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – choose any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • Free, unlimited access to Audio Shows
  • After your trial, Audible is just £7.99/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Buy Now for £25.99

Pay using card ending in
By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
3 out of 5 stars
By Mrs. K. I. Richards on 02-11-15

predictable

Any additional comments?

this story didn't really get interesting until the second part of the audible download. this part covered the bombing raids on Coventry and the desolation left in its wake. for me this part saved the book.
not one of the best war time stories I have listened too.

Read more Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By mollyeyre on 03-04-15

Surpprisingly enjoyable

I wasn't sure what to expect from this book, but having enjoyed Rosie Goodwin's writing previously thought I would have a stab at this one on special offer.

It was a delightful tale of the war torn England and specifically the lives of three very different girls who bonded during that time of hardship.

I found some of their reactions to events implausible, but overall it was a lovely read, bringing sadness and joy in equal measure. (Tears to the eyes too in parts!)

The narrator would mainly good - but she sometimes used wrong phrasing and I had to stop and think what she actually meant - but that wasn't too much of a hardship, whizzed back 30 secs and re-listened.

Read more Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
3 out of 5 stars
By Deborah Jacob on 01-12-14

Idle Chitter Chatter in the Guise of a Story

The narrator is expressive, a bit slow, but shows good expression for a story that is slow in getting started. The girls don't mesh, there's not real chemistry, and the dialogue doesn't advance the story.

Read more Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By SAM on 25-01-18

very engaging<br />

Great story and great narrator. Couldn't put it down. Great wrap up at the end

Read more Hide me
See all reviews