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The Guest Cottage Audiobook

The Guest Cottage: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

The New York Times bestselling author of Nantucket Sisters whisks listeners away to the island of Nantucket in this delightful story about two single parents who accidentally rent the same house one sunny summer.

Wendy Anderson is 35, the mother of two children, and happily married - until she discovers her husband Zack has cheated on her. Confused, angry, and lost, she rents a house on Nantucket for two summer months. When she and her children arrive at Isle Stay, she discovers that Trevor Black, 30, recently widowed, and his son Dylan, 5, have also rented the house. Neither one is willing to give up their much-needed vacations, so Wendy and Trevor devise a plan to share the house for the summer. Preparing meals in their one kitchen, Wendy and Trevor become friends, and chemistry builds throughout the seabreezy summer. But the house is full of their children, and neither is sure they're ready to move on after recent heartbreaks. Over the last sun-soaked weekend of the summer, as chaos reigns and emotions run as high as the temperatures, Wendy must decide where her heart truly lies.

©2015 Nancy Thayer (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Jennifer 07-17-15
    Jennifer 07-17-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Divorced mother moves on"

    The performance was really good. The story was not so good. A divorced mother moves on immediately. Everything wraps up nicely and everyone is perfectly happy with a broken family. Realistic? I think not. To think divorce is so seamless is quite a tall tale.

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    Lauren okc 07-08-15
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    "Excellent"

    The Guest Cottage is a wonderful book, and was narrated exceptionally well. Highly recommend if you are looking for something light hearted and fun!

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    Danae 05-19-15
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    "Narration was So so"

    Interesting but just a simple sweet love story. Nothing that really grabbed me and couldn't quit listening. The narrator was quit boring through most of the book.

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    LAC 09-20-15
    LAC 09-20-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Storyline was tough to "believe " and weak"

    Performance. Women's voice made the lead female character seem to be over 50 and not the declared age of 36. Her imitation of voices made it difficult to believe any of the storyline. I may have been better off reading the book instead.
    Storyline. It was ok. Like stated above it sure if I've been jaded due to the narrator

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    Cindie2585 06-09-15
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    "Loved it!"

    Relaxing read...a story of love, friendship, and family. The setting is always refreshing in Nantucket.

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    Laura Curl 07-04-15
    Laura Curl 07-04-15
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    "excellent summer audio book"

    listened to it on the way to the Outer Banks NC. made time go fast. very engrossing.

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    Lee Crowe ATLANTA, GA, US 06-16-15
    Lee Crowe ATLANTA, GA, US 06-16-15 Member Since 2013
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    "This book was painful."

    I'm sorry- but this book was lacking on so many levels I simply can't explain it in 15 words. The plot was weak, characters weren't believable, however, the setting was lovely.

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    Pam 05-24-15
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    "Fun!"

    This book was an easy read with an engaging and entertaining story. I would even read it again just for the fun of it.

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    "Great read"

    Relaxing, entertaining, clever read. It may be a bit predictable, but very worth your time. It will touch your heart and leave you with a warm smile!

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    PJ 07-17-16
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    "Great summer read!"

    Easy happy and full of Nantucket. Loved it. A few twists but love a happy ending in this sad world

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