• The Forgotten Family of Liverpool

  • The Mersey Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Pam Howes
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (18 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Liverpool, 1951: Dora Rodgers is settling into a new life with her daughters Carol and Jackie, moving on from the betrayal of her husband. But then an unexpected knock at the door rips her family in two.

Carol is taken away by a welfare officer to live with Dora's estranged husband, Joe. Dora is determined to fight for her child, but she struggles to cope when shocking news from Joe breaks her heart once more.

©2017 Pam Howes (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

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  • KC
  • 10-06-18

Good story

I really liked the story, started the books out of sequence but didnt really matter. The only critique I can give is of the characters actions always “biting their lips”. Every time it was mentioned I thought to myself “how can they have ANY lips left”. Said too much too often.

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  • hecdog
  • 08-28-17

very needy characters

dora is always dumping her kids with whoever will look after them as is Joe.

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  • misszsazsa
  • 10-26-17

couldn't put it down!

excellent second book in the trilogy. The narrator was great at all the different characters voices. would highly recommend.

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  • Valerie
  • 10-13-17

brilliant carry on from 1st book

loved it from start to finish. looking forward to reading more material by this author

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  • Robyn Ray
  • 09-07-17

Great Read

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Love reading about this era

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Forgotten Family of Liverpool?

How people lived after the war

What does Georgia Maguire bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

The deceits & lies of one of the characters

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

Yes could hardly stop listening

Any additional comments?

Hope there will be a book 3. As there is more to be told with this story.

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