The Union Street Bakery (Digital Audiobook)

By Mary Ellen Taylor, Susan Boyce (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 24, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Mass Market (1/6/2015)
Paperback (2/5/2013)
MP3 CD (8/25/2014)
Compact Disc (8/25/2014)


Daisy McCrae's life is in tatters. She's lost her job, broken up with her boyfriend, and has been reduced to living in the attic above her family's store, the Union Street Bakery, while learning the business. Making things worse is the constant feeling of not being a "real" McCrae, since she was adopted as a child and has a less-than-perfect relationship with her two sisters.
Then a long-standing elderly customer passes away, and for some reason she bequeaths to Daisy a journal dating back to the 1850s, written by a slave girl named Susie. As she reads, Daisy learns more about her family—and her own heritage—than she had ever imagined. Haunted by dreams of the young Susie, she is compelled to look further into the past of the town and her family.

About the Author

Susan Boyce grew up in the Ocean State and planned to be an oceanographer. But after a college production of The Boyfriend, Boyce jumped ship for the theater. With a BA from the University of Rhode Island, a stage career as a song-and-dance new age vaudevillian began, touring New England, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and the West Coast with jugglers, musicians, and storytellers. Providing an occasional voice-over evolved into narrating documentaries, voicing dolls and toys for the game industry, computer adventure games, and finally landing at audiobooks. Susan divides her time between Rhode Island and Florida, never liking to be too far from the ocean, her family, or her therapy dog, Vivian.