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Book: Fingersmith

By Sarah Waters | Narrated by Juanita McMahon

Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs. Sucksby, a “baby farmer,” who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own. Mrs. Sucksby’s household, with its fussy babies calmed with doses…

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Book: Tipping the Velvet

By Sarah Waters | Narrated by Juanita McMahon

This delicious, steamy debut novel chronicles the adventures of Nan King, who begins life as an oyster girl in the provincial seaside town of Whitstable and whose fortunes are forever changed when she falls in love with a cross-dressing music-hall…

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Book: Warm Pearls and Paper Cranes

By E. V. Bancroft | Narrated by Juanita McMahon

A family torn apart by secrets. Love is the only way forward. WINNER of Golden Crown Literary Society (Goldie) for Historical Fiction 2022. Finalist for Debut Novel. “I have never been moved by a book as I have been reading…

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Book: The Night Watch

By Sarah Waters | Narrated by Juanita McMahon

Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked-out streets, illicit partying, and sexual adventure, to end with its beginning in 1941, The Night Watch tells the story of four Londoners – three women and a young man with a…

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Book: Affinity

By Sarah Waters | Narrated by Juanita McMahon

An upper-class woman recovering from a suicide attempt, Margaret Prior has begun visiting the women’s ward of Millbank prison, Victorian London’s grimmest jail, as part of her rehabilitative charity work. Amongst Millbank’s murderers and common thieves, Margaret finds herself increasingly…