Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood


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(4.5 stars; 36 reviews)

This delightful story begins in a little town called Marshmallows, where a young man, the new vicar, Harry Walton, has just arrived. As he begins his work Harry realizes that everything is not quite 'right' in his little parish and it all seems to center around Oldcastle Hall. As he wins the affection of the people secrets begin to unfold, and Harry Walton attempts to free them from guilt of the past, help them overcome pride and while he is at it, he falls in love with a woman whose past is the most mysterious yet, and whose tyrannical mother is the mistress of Oldcastle Hall.

This Is a wonderful, heartwarming romance and a unique mystery, told from the viewpoint of the young vicar. (Summary by Fiddlesticks )

The trilogy:
Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood
The Seaboard Parish
The Vicar's Daughter (15 hr 25 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1 Despondency and consolation 26:11 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter 2 My first Sunday at Marshmallows 10:19 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 3 My first Monday at Marshmallows 19:30 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 4 The coffin 20:08 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter 5 Visitors from the hall 21:10 Read by geoffbl
Chapter 6 Oldcastle hall 35:24 Read by Lynne T
Chapter 7 part 1 The Bishops basin 25:59 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 7 part 2 The Bishops basin 37:25 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 8 What I Preached 12:39 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 9 part 1 The organist 22:22 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 9 part 2 The organist 32:03 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 10 My Christmas party 28:07 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 11 part 1 The sermon on God and mammon 39:56 Read by Larry Wilson
Chapter 11 part 2 The sermon on God and mammon 43:09 Read by Larry Wilson
Chapter 12 The Avenue 18:00 Read by Lynne T
Chapter 13 part 1 Young Weir 37:04 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 13 part 2 Young Weir 32:18 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 14 My pupil 23:22 Read by geoffbl
Chapter 15 Dr. Duncan's Story 41:41 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 16 The organ 8:24 Read by Greg Giordano
Chapter 17 The church-rate 22:36 Read by noblesavage
Chapter 18 Judy's news 12:56 Read by Eric Metzler
Chapter 19 the Invalid 23:41 Read by geoffbl
Chapter 20 Mood and Will 24:47 Read by Gertrude Durette
Chapter 21 The devil in Thomas Weir 10:00 Read by ToddHW
Chapter 22 The Devil in Catherine Weir 24:24 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 23 The devil in the Vicar 20:06 Read by Eric Metzler
Chapter 24 An angel unawares 17:00 Read by Gertrude Durette
Chapter 25 Two parishioners 21:35 Read by Gertrude Durette
Chapter 26 Satan cast out 24:56 Read by Eric Metzler
Chapter 27 The man and child 20:43 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 28 Old Mrs. Tomkins 31:01 Read by Bill Boerst
Chapter 29 Calm and storm 18:46 Read by Eric Metzler
Chapter 30 A sermon to myself 31:55 Read by Eric Metzler
Chapter 31 A council of friends 18:56 Read by Eric Metzler
Chapter 32 The next thing 18:40 Read by Eric Metzler
Chapter 33 Old Rogers's Thanksgiving 14:55 Read by Lynne T
Chapter 34 Tom's story 33:13 Read by Eric Metzler

Reviews

George McDonald I need say no more... except that I wish he had

(5 stars)

really enjoyed the book and found it encouraging well tead

(3.5 stars)

Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood

(5 stars)

I love the way the truth of God's word is woven in the story. Very interesting hearing in 1st person.

quite fascinating

(3.5 stars)

Some readers have a great talent with reading! Though it’s always nicer to have only one reader per book... love the book itself though! Excellent content! Good food for thought..

Good Morals...

(3 stars)

A little heavy on the 19th century philosophy but a good story.

must read

(5 stars)

It took me a couple of chapters to get into the book, but after that, I didn't want to stop. Wonderful story .

Full of substance

(5 stars)

very good reading with many lessons for life .

(4 stars)

A long book with quite a few readers. BUT, interesting, encouraging and sometimes hilarious. Quite a lot of philosophy that can get a bit long, but the main character practices what he preaches. I'll read it again.