The Button Box

  • by Dilly Court
  • Narrated by Annie Aldington
  • 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The new heartwarming novel from Sunday Times best-selling author Dilly Court.
Clara held on to 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 four 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 realizes too late that it comes at a terrible price....
Cheated, abandoned and alone - can Clara save her family and hold on to her dreams?

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What the Critics Say

Praise for Dilly Court:
"Feisty female characters to fall in love with in a spirited, adventurous novel." (Sunday Express)
"As always Dilly keeps you absorbed right to the end." (Choice)
"A rollicking, fast-paced adventure with a hint of romance!" (My Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Lovely story bit confusing at times.

Where does The Button Box rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Top end of fiction.


What did you like best about this story?

Constantly moving never got dull.


What about Annie Aldington’s performance did you like?

Her voice is amazing it's like tea and cake for the ears.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No. It's very long but it's fabulous to dip into each day.


Any additional comments?

Beautiful discriptions with out being over the top. I really could see the shop and all it's countence.,

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- Miss Hannah J. Burt

the button box

loved it as always dilly courts books keep you enthralled . can't wait to start another one
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- kaz

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-06-2017
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited