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Summer of Love | [Katie Fforde]

Summer of Love

Sian Bishop has only ever experienced one moment of recklessness – a moment that resulted in her beloved son Rory. It’s not that she doesn’t love the outcome of that wild night, but since then she has always taken the safer route. So when dependable, devoted Richard suggests a move to the beautiful English countryside, she leaves the hustle and bustle of the city behind, and she throws herself into the picture-postcard cottage garden, her furniture restoration business, and a new life in the country.
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Sian Bishop has only ever experienced one moment of recklessness – a moment that resulted in her beloved son Rory. It’s not that she doesn’t love the outcome of that wild night, but since then she has always taken the safer route. So when dependable, devoted Richard suggests a move to the beautiful English countryside, she leaves the hustle and bustle of the city behind, and she throws herself into the picture-postcard cottage garden, her furniture restoration business, and a new life in the country. Her good intentions are torpedoed on a glorious summer’s evening with the arrival of Gus Berresford. One-time explorer and full-time heartbreaker, Gus is ridiculously exciting, wonderfully glamorous and a completely inappropriate love interest for a single mum. But Gus and Sian have met before…Sian has no use for a fling, she simply mustn’t fall in love with the most unlikely suitor ever to cross her path – even if he has now crossed her path twice. But who knows what can happen in a summer of love…

©2011 Katie Fforde (P)2011 Random House Audiobooks

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    Leisha AMAROO, Australia 09-10-13
    Leisha AMAROO, Australia 09-10-13 Member Since 2012

    Its an weird thing but my favourite genre to read is murder/mystery books but when it comes to audio books, I love ChicLit! Odd I know!

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    "I just couldnt get into it"

    I tried for around 4 hours but just couldn't get into the story. The write-up and reviews were all positive but I just found that nothing happened. If you asked me to tell you what I listened to just a few hours ago, I cant remember - it just didn't spark an interest for me.

    Maybe it was the narration which I didn't really enjoy - I like more of a Jilly Bond type voice. But, in saying that, I do think I'm in the minority as most people did seem to enjoy it.

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    Jetta Pori, Finland 03-26-12
    Jetta Pori, Finland 03-26-12 Member Since 2012
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    "A bit too predictable"
    Would you try another book from Katie Fforde and/or Jane McDowell?

    I would not try another Katie Fforde book.


    What about Jane McDowell’s performance did you like?

    I really liked Jane McDowell's performance. She turned the book alive.


    Was Summer of Love worth the listening time?

    Yes


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  • jane
    northampton, United Kingdom
    1/15/12
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    "At Last, Another Katie Fforde"

    I love Katie Fforde books and have read most of them. I love listening to them at night because I know they are lovely and relaxing and I will not be disturbed by any of it's content! Please Audible record some more asap I have been waiting for years for some more!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Alexandra
    Fairford, United Kingdom
    4/13/13
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    "Great"

    Such a nice book to just sit and relax with- would recommend to anyone who just likes a nice chick flick.

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  • Caroline
    Swindon, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
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    "Excellent Book!!"

    I am a big fan of Katie Fforde but this is the first of her books I have listened to as an audiobook and I really enjoyed it. The reader has a lovely voice and I have now listened to it many times. One of my favourite Katie Fforde books to date.

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  • Christine
    petersfield, United Kingdom
    8/7/12
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    "Disappointing narration"

    Excellent story but the narrator is very flat and lacks the ability to differentiate character's voices which makes it hard to follow and boring to listen to. Her attempt at the child's voice was laughable. Makes me more careful to listen to extracts on line before buying when it's a narrator I don't know.

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