Jam and Roses

  • by Mary Gibson
  • Narrated by Anne Dover
  • 16 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Three sisters in 1920s struggle to make ends meet and protect their mother from their violent father. Milly works in Southwells jam factory. Elsie dreams of a career on the stage, while little Amy runs wild with her friends.
All three of the girls fear the unforgiving temper of their father and their courageous attempts to protect their defenseless mother will have dramatic, disastrous consequences for them all.

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Yet another cracker !!!!

What made the experience of listening to Jam and Roses the most enjoyable?

The storyline was exciting with strong characters but also the narrator Anne Dover made it a joy to listen to with all her different voices she brings it alive


Who was your favorite character and why?

Milly is my favourite, she has great strength in personality which reminds me of my many cockney aunties i have


Have you listened to any of Anne Dover’s other performances? How does this one compare?

This is yet another fantastic performance by Anne Dove to me she has got to be the best,listened to her many times and hope she reads any future books by Mary Gibson


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Found the story very emotional in places, i laughed while washing up,cried while doing the ironing , and raged while hoovering


Any additional comments?

Cannot wait for the next book, i can see me getting seriously hooked to the Mary GIbson books and will probably listen to them over and over again

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- Mouse2560

jam and roses

This was the first book by Mary Gibson I've had and OMG it was amazing from start to finish breath taking in parts loved it can't wait to start a new one. I would highly recommend this book to. Anyone.
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- Alyson Kleinhans

Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-01-2015
  • Publisher: Lamplight Audio