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  • Sweet Hearts

  • Samantha Sweet Series, Book 4
  • By: Connie Shelton
  • Narrated by: Andrea Bates
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Things are crazy at the bakery, as Sam tries to replicate the magical chocolates that the quirky Romanian chocolatier introduced at Christmas-time. Meanwhile, there are lots of weddings, in addition to her own, and other pastry shop demands during this romantic holiday week. While Sam tries to keep up with it all, another mystery comes her way. Marla Fresques needs to find her missing son. The woman is dying and wants her son home to raise the daughter he left behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet Hearts.

  • By Virginia 50 on 04-15-18

Sweet Hearts.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-15-18

I am never disappointed with this author..Thank you Connie Shelton..A big thank you to the reader..

  • Journey's End

  • Gilded Promises
  • By: Renee Ryan
  • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

Having grown up on the mean streets of nineteenth-century London, Caroline St. James is used to fighting to survive. So when her beloved mother - abandoned and ignored by her wealthy family - suddenly dies, the scrappy twenty-two-year-old devises a plan to right this terrible wrong. With nothing to lose, she sails to New York to find the man who turned a cold shoulder to her mother's suffering: Caroline's grandfather.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • So Predictable

  • By Seelake4 on 06-20-18

Journeys end by Renee Ryan.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-28-17

I was very pleased with this book. Will read more of this author's books. Thank you.

  • In the Land of the Long White Cloud

  • By: Sarah Lark
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 22 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 561
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 485
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 485

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well Told Tale of Life in 19th Century New Zealand

  • By Debbie on 05-15-15

In the land of the long White cloud

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-22-17

Thank you for the privilege of listening to this book. This is a story of the strong women of that time period.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sweet Masterpiece

  • Samantha Sweet Series, Book 1
  • By: Connie Shelton
  • Narrated by: Andrea Bates
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 261
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 221
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 219

Samantha Sweet breaks into houses for a living - all perfectly legal as a caretaker for the USDA. But her real dream is to open her own pastry shop, 'Sweet's Sweets.' Life is a little crazy for Sam right now. At one of her break-in properties, a dying woman insists that she take a small wooden box. Sam doesn't realize that the old woman was known locally as a 'bruja,' a witch, until she begins to feel some strange effects from the box.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Picky, I know I'm Picky.

  • By Judy King on 03-02-16

Sweet masterpiece

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-02-17

This audio is great ,you can shut your eyes and be there. Thank you for this book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lily Love

  • By: Maggi Myers
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

Caroline used to have it all: she was madly in love with her husband, Peter, and they worshiped their beautiful baby girl. But as Lily grows into a toddler, Caroline notices that her daughter seems to live and act with a disconnect, and soon the perfect future Caroline had envisioned, along with her marriage, begin to crumble. Now she and Peter are no longer lovers, they're plaintiffs in the throes of divorce while still struggling to care for Lily.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • This book is too boring

  • By Marian on 12-06-14

Lily Love

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-08-16

This book tells of the ups and downs of raising a child with special needs. The author gives you the pleasure to experience the love that a Mother has for her child. Thank you.

  • Hello Love

  • By: Karen McQuestion
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,052
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 902
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 904

A year after the death of his wife, Christine, Dan is barely holding on. But one thing gets him through the long, lonely nights and that is his cherished dog, Anni. When she is stolen from his front yard, Dan and his daughter, Lindsay, are devastated. Meanwhile in another part of town, Andrea Keller is recovering from the heartbreak of a messy divorce. After she rescues a defenseless dog from an abusive tenant, her life changes in ways she never could have anticipated.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Animals Inspire Love

  • By Pamela Dale Foster on 11-10-14

Hello Love

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-17-16

Thank you for the pleasure of having someone to read this book to me. This book brought laughter and a tear but so much joy also. Thank you.