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Queenie Bonner is only two when she is taken from her large family in the slums to a big house in the country. Frightened and confused, she yearns for her nine brothers and sisters, especially her favourite brother, Harry. Albert and Mary Warrender rename her Eleanor, bringing her up as their own, and as time passes, Ellie forgets about her other family. But 15 years later, when Mary dies, Albert tells her the truth about her background, and she is determined to trace her forgotten family. The search holds pleasure, distress, and even danger as she traces her eight siblings, but one remains missing: Harry. And she knows she will never rest until he is found.
©2006 Beryl Matthews; (P)2008 Soundings
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"Beryl Matthews grabs and holds the attention of the reader from the very first page" (Billy Hopkins)
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By Mouse2560 on 12-03-16

Forgotten Family

Thoroughly enjoyed this story, loved the characters and it was made even better by Annie Aldingtion narration.

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By Christine Covey on 06-13-15

Fantastic!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

The only way to describe it is a FANTASTIC book and I would recommend it to anyone! Lovely storyline, lovely characters, I was able to let my imagination paint such wonderful pictures, also great narration by Annie Aldington as usual, and all round fab read/listen!. Very easy to follow! Only problem is that I didn't want to stop listening to it.. :)

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By Debbie on 04-17-17

Not bad

This book was good but very predictable. An interesting setting and characters made it enjoyable.

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By Monica on 03-16-17


This book could have been great. Unfortunately it was predictable and clichè and the characters had no depth so became boring.

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