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Murder on the Orient Express written by Agatha Christie performed by Kenneth Branagh on CD (Unabridged)

Murder on the Orient Express written by Agatha Christie performed by Kenneth Branagh on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

Agatha Christie’s most famous murder mystery, read by director and star of the hugely anticipated 2017 film adaptation, Kenneth Branagh. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning...

Halsey Street written by Naima Coster performed by Bahni Turpin on CD (Unabridged)

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Halsey Street written by Naima Coster performed by Bahni Turpin on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781536669077
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Modern
Duration:  729 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Naima Coster
Narrator 1:  Bahni Turpin
Rarity:  Rare

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Penelope Grand has scrapped her failed career as an artist in Pittsburgh and moved back to Brooklyn to keep an eye on her ailing father. She’s accepted that her future won’t be what she’d dreamed, but now, as gentrification has completely reshaped her old neighborhood, even her past is unrecognizable.

Old haunts have been razed, and wealthy white strangers have replaced every familiar face in Bed-Stuy. Even her mother, Mirella, has abandoned the family to reclaim her roots in the Dominican Republic.

That took courage. It’s also unforgivable. When Penelope moves into the attic apartment of the affluent Harpers, she thinks she’s found a semblance of family—and maybe even love. But her world is upended again when she receives a postcard from Mirella asking for reconciliation.

As old wounds are reopened, and secrets revealed, a journey across an ocean of sacrifice and self-discovery begins.

An engrossing debut, Halsey Street shifts between the perspectives of these two captivating, troubled women. Mirella has one last chance to win back the heart of the daughter she’d lost long before leaving New York, and for Penelope, it’s time to break free of the hold of the past and start navigating her own life.

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