A Hearth in Candlewood
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    A Hearth in Candlewood | Delia Parr

    A Hearth in Candlewood

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Delia Parr
    • Narrated By Barbara Caruso
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    In the early 19th century, Emma, a 51-year-old widow with family far away, fills her loneliness by caring for her guests and sharing her own special blend of wisdom and humor. One stormy night, a rap at her door interrupts her musings. The 80-year-old Widow Leonard is standing in the rain, seeking refuge from her sons' constant bickering. Housing this feisty runaway granny, however, puts Emma in the crosshairs of a family feud.

    It's growing on me

    A Hearth in Candlewood was my first exposure to Delia Parr. She strikes me as highly character-centric, which I prefer. Historically set in the canal..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 08 2010 by Amazon Customer (Brooklyn Park, MN, United States)
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    Refining Emma | Delia Parr

    Refining Emma

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Delia Parr
    • Narrated By Barbara Caruso
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    When tragedy strikes, Emma graciously welcomes the needy to her boarding house. But when two of these guests prove cantankerous, Emma wonders how she and the others will manage. Compounding the turmoil are legal problems that threaten her future. And after her lawyer makes a troubling announcement, Emma must rediscover the true source of her strength.

    An enjoyable return visit to Candlewood

    Now that I've been introduced to Emma and her little community of Candlewood in book one, I really enjoyed the return visit. Since all the ground wor..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 08 2010 by Amazon Customer (Brooklyn Park, MN, United States)
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    Where Love Dwells | Delia Parr

    Where Love Dwells

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Delia Parr
    • Narrated By Carol Monda
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    CBA best-selling author Delia Parr, acclaimed for her award-winning historical romances, concludes her Candlewood trilogy with this stirring sequel to Refining Emma. In a quaint 1840s village in Upstate New York, the genteel proprietress of a bustling boarding house must rely on her wisdom, determination, and faith to reconcile the conflicting demands of family, friendship, and love.

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