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The Buttonmaker's Daughter

Merryn Allingham

May, 1914. Nestled in Sussex, the Summerhayes mansion seems the perfect country idyll. But a long-running feud between the Summers and their neighbour, Lady Summers’ brother, threatens the calm. And with tensions in Europe deepening, it seems that Summerhayes’ peaceful days are numbered.For Elizabeth Summer, the lazy quiet of her home has become stifling. A chance meeting with Aiden Kellaway, an architect’s assistant, offers the promise of escape. But to secure her family’s future, Elizabeth must marry well. A man of trade – however alluring – will fall far from her father’s uncompromising standards.As the sweltering heat of 1914 builds to a storm, Elizabeth must face a choice between family loyalty…and an uncertain future with the man she loves. One thing is certain: this summer will change everything.

May, 1914. Nestled in Sussex, the Summerhayes mansion seems the perfect country idyll. But a long-running feud between the Summers and their neighbour, Lady Summers’ brother, threatens the calm. And with tensions in Europe deepening, it seems that Summerhayes’ peaceful days are numbered.For Elizabeth Summer, the lazy quiet of her home has become stifling. A chance meeting with Aiden Kellaway, an architect’s assistant, offers the promise of escape. But to secure her family’s future, Elizabeth must marry well. A man of trade – however alluring – will fall far from her father’s uncompromising standards.As the sweltering heat of 1914 builds to a storm, Elizabeth must face a choice between family loyalty…and an uncertain future with the man she loves. One thing is certain: this summer will change everything.
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May, 1914. Nestled in Sussex, the Summerhayes mansion seems the perfect country idyll. But a long-running feud between the Summers and their neighbour, Lady Summers’ brother, threatens the calm. And with tensions in Europe deepening, it seems that Summerhayes’ peaceful days are numbered.For Elizabeth Summer, the lazy quiet of her home has become stifling. A chance meeting with Aiden Kellaway, an architect’s assistant, offers the promise of escape. But to secure her family’s future, Elizabeth must marry well. A man of trade – however alluring – will fall far from her father’s uncompromising standards.As the sweltering heat of 1914 builds to a storm, Elizabeth must face a choice between family loyalty…and an uncertain future with the man she loves. One thing is certain: this summer will change everything.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Genevieve Swallow

Length:

11h 7m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:51


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

22:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

21:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:31


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

17:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:20


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:18


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

14:37


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:56


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:19


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

18:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:15


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

22:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

16:58


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

17:29


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

22:24


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:12


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

17:38


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

20:44


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

16:04


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

14:22


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

21:39


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

12:06


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

15:16


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

16:11


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

20:25


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

17:00


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

16:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

14:13


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

18:35


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

20:33


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

13:07


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

15:22


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

13:30


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

14:38


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:28


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

09:50


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

00:35