The Nurses of Steeple Street

  • by Donna Douglas
  • Narrated by Penelope Freeman
  • 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to the district nurses' home on Steeple Street, where everyone has a secret....
Ambitious young nurse Agnes Sheridan had a promising future ahead of her until a tragic mistake cost her the love and respect of everyone around her. Now she has come to Leeds for a fresh start as a trainee district nurse. But Agnes finds herself facing unexpected challenges as she is assigned to Quarry Hill, one of the city's most notorious slums.
Before she can redeem herself in the eyes of her family, she must first win the trust and respect of her patients and fellow nurses. Does Agnes have what it takes to stay the distance? Or will the tragedy of her past catch up with her?


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Customer Reviews

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District nursing between 2 World Wars

I enjoyed this book. But felt that it ended before it should have. An insight into nursing care between 2 World Wars. When patients were nursed with care and thoughtfulness, not just a number like they are in 2016.
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What did you like best about The Nurses of Steeple Street? What did you like least?

I loved the story of the book but found it hard to listen to due to the terrible accent people from Leeds don't speak like this its over exaggerated and cringe worthy. May not bother others but been from Leeds/Yorkshire myself i found i couldn't take the story in properly due to this.

What other book might you compare The Nurses of Steeple Street to, and why?

the nurses of lovely lane/call the midwife series

Would you be willing to try another one of Penelope Freeman’s performances?

Not if the accents are as bad as this performance!!

Could you see The Nurses of Steeple Street being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?


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- keekeeLA

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2016
  • Publisher: Soundings