In the Land of the Long White Cloud
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  • 1

    In the Land of the Long White Cloud

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Sarah Lark
    • Narrated By Anne Flosnik
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    Hardworking London governess Helen Davenport longs for a family of her own but knows the prospect of finding a suitable husband grows dimmer each year. Then she spots an advertisement seeking wives for the churchgoing bachelors of colonial New Zealand and begins an affectionate correspondence with a gentleman farmer.Meanwhile, not far away in Wales, society life bores Gwyneira Silkham, beautiful, daring daughter of a wealthy sheep breeder.

    Sharon says: "Tedious"
    Tedious

    This book goes on and on and on and is very tedious. The narrator is a poor choice and when she does the voices of the characters she sounds rather od..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 29 2013 by Sharon (East St KIlda, Australia)
  • 2

    Song of the Spirits: In the Land of the Long White Cloud, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Sarah Lark, D. W. Lovett (translator)
    • Narrated By Anne Flosnik
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    New Zealand, 1893: William Martyn is better educated and more cultivated than the other men breaking their backs searching for gold near Queenstown. William is the son of landed Irish nobility, and he comes to town ready to invest in the best equipment. On his search for supplies, he encounters spirited and beautiful young Elaine O’Keefe, who promptly falls in love with him.

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    Call of the Kiwi: In the Land of the Long White Cloud, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Sarah Lark, D. W. Lovett (translator)
    • Narrated By Anne Flosnik
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The great-granddaughter of Gwyneira McKenzie - who arrived in New Zealand as a naïve young bride in In the Land of the Long White Cloud - Gloria Martyn has enjoyed an idyllic childhood at Kiward Station, her family’s sprawling sheep farm in the Canterbury Plains. When her parents send word from Europe that it’s time for Gloria to become a proper “lady” by attending boarding school half a world away in England, Gloria must leave everything and everyone she loves most in the world, including her steadfast protector Jack McKenzie.

    B says: "TERRIFIC STORY(IES)"
    TERRIFIC STORY(IES)

    Not since I read Mitchner's Hawaii, have I found an epic story of multi generations and cultures with such appeal. Ms Lark character development was..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 22 2014 by B ()