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Licence to Dream | [Anna Jacobs]

Licence to Dream

Meriel grows up in England a tomboy, helping her beloved grandfather with DIY. At school she discovers a talent and love for art, but her mother forces her to become an accountant. She’s good at that, too, but her heart isn’t in it. Ben and his wife have a dream of designing a country retreat, but when she’s killed in an accident, he’s left to struggle on alone. After her grandpop dies, Meriel emigrates to Australia, where she meets Ben.
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Meriel grows up in England a tomboy, helping her beloved grandfather with DIY. At school she discovers a talent and loves for art, but her mother forces her to become an accountant. She’s good at that, too, but her heart isn’t in it. Ben and his wife have a dream of designing a country retreat, but when she’s killed in an accident, he’s left to struggle on alone. After her grandpa dies, Meriel immigrates to Australia, where she meets Ben. They are very different characters, but when circumstances force them to share a house, they can no longer deny the attraction. There are many obstacles to overcome, but can Ben and Meriel ultimately find a way to unite their dreams?

©2010 Anna Jacobs (P)2011 Soundings

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    Christina Harlingen, TX, United States 12-09-11 Member Since 2004

    I study native plants, do revegetation projects, edit a newsletter, keep databases for clubs I belong to, and photograph (mostly plants).

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    "Wonderfully enjoyable story."

    Good characters, strong male and female characters. Wide range of character types, as well. Lovely ending. Interesting from start to finish.

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    Rio Delta Wild Harlingen, TX 12-09-11
    Rio Delta Wild Harlingen, TX 12-09-11 Member Since 2004

    I enjoy mysteries, NOT thrillers, contemporary fiction, especially about diverse cultures, and sometimes history, if it doesn't involve too many dates. I often listen to a book multiple times, discovering unnoticed details in the retelling.

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    Good characters, strong male and female characters. Wide range of character types, as well. Lovely ending. Interesting from start to finish.

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    NATALIE Walnut Creek, CA 04-09-13
    NATALIE Walnut Creek, CA 04-09-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Likable Characters, Boring Story"
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    It was somewhat entertaining and didn't require a lot of focus.


    Would you recommend Licence to Dream to your friends? Why or why not?

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    The performance was good.


    Could you see Licence to Dream being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    No...maybe a short-lived one.


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    If you could sum up Licence to Dream in three words, what would they be?

    Australian romance


    What did you like best about this story?

    A romance novel set primarily in Australia. A quick read of a woman who desired to be an artist forced by her mother into accounting. After immigrating to Australia from England she strikes it rich and finds her dream house and man.


    What about Nicolette McKenzie’s performance did you like?

    Easy to listen to reading had feeling


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    Yes and I did


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    I have always been a lover of Anna Jacobs books and have never been dissappointed in them until now! This is the most boring book ever.

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