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  • Summer at Skylark Farm

  • By: Heidi Swain
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Escape the cold winter nights with Sunday Times top five best seller Heidi Swain's Summer at Skylark Farm! Amber is a city girl at heart. So when her boyfriend, Jake, suggests they move to the countryside to help out at his family farm, she doesn't quite know how to react. But work has been hectic, and she needs a break, so she decides to grasp the opportunity and make the best of it. Dreaming of organic orchards, paddling in streams and frolicking in fields, Amber packs up her things and moves to Skylark Farm.  But life is not quite how she imagined....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another wonderful book

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-02-19

Another wonderful book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-19

Loved this book! The story line, the characters the setting everything was perfect!! Can’t wait to read another one of Heidi’s books

  • The Cherry Tree Cafe

  • By: Heidi Swain
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Lizzie Dixon's life feels as though it's fallen apart. Instead of the marriage proposal she was hoping for from her boyfriend, she is unceremoniously dumped, and her job is about to go the same way. So there's only one option: to go back home to the village she grew up in and to try to start again. Her best friend, Jemma, is delighted Lizzie has come back home, as she has just bought a little cafe, and Lizzie's sewing skills are just what she needs to help get it ready for the grand opening. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Cherry Tree Cafe

  • By vicki on 03-12-19

Wonderful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-16-19

I loved this book! The characters were wonderful and the story was so different ! I love crafting so this was especially nice! I can’t wait to read another book by Heidi! The narrator is incredible , loved her !!!

  • Sleigh Rides and Silver Bells at the Christmas Fair

  • By: Heidi Swain
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

When Anna takes on the role of companion to the owner of Wynthorpe Hall on the outskirts of Wynbridge, she has no idea that her life is set to change beyond all recognition. A confirmed ‘bah humbug’ when it comes to Christmas, Anna is amazed to find herself quickly immersed in the eccentric household, and when youngest son Jamie unexpectedly arrives home it soon becomes obvious that her personal feelings are going all out to compromise her professional persona.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • nothing like a warm story on a cold night

  • By MyKindKristine on 11-11-18

Fabulous

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-28-18

Never read this author before , what a surprise!! An absolutely fabulous book! The narrator was amazing ! The story was unique, the characters were so real - became friends!
Can’t wait to read more!!

  • When You Knew

  • The Cabots
  • By: Jamie Beck
  • Narrated by: Siiri Scott
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

Gentry Cabot’s rebellious life comes to a screeching halt when a one-night stand leads to a sobering new reality: motherhood. Exhausted and overwhelmed, the former wild child struggles to raise an infant on her own. After a lifetime of feeling like the odd Cabot out, Gentry knows that what her son needs most is family. For his sake, she plans to rebuild bridges with them, but first she needs a little help on the home front. So humanitarian worker Ian Crawford, who has been forced to temporarily return stateside from Haiti, takes a short-term gig as a live-in nanny....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing story

  • By Alison on 06-29-18

Great book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-09-18

Loved this third book ! I loved listening to the growth of Gentry- she evolved into a wonderful responsible adult! The performance was great too much better than the first book

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sea of Memories

  • By: Fiona Valpy
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 441
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 356
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347

In 1937, seventeen-year-old Ella’s life changes forever when she is sent to spend the summer on the beautiful Île de Ré and meets the charismatic, creative Christophe. They spend the summer together, exploring the island’s sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, and, for the first time in her life, Ella feels truly free. But the outbreak of war casts everything in a new light. Ella is forced to return to Scotland, where she volunteers for the war effort alongside the dashing Angus. In this new world, Ella feels herself drifting further and further from who she was on the Île de Ré.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't listen to it

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-14-18

Wonderful book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-18

Another wonderful book ! I listened on audible and the narrator was amazing ! A story of love and misunderstandings ! A great story !

  • The Beekeeper's Promise

  • By: Fiona Valpy
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 447
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 350

Heartbroken and hoping for a new start, Abi Howes takes a summer job in rural France at the Château Bellevue. The old château echoes with voices from the past, and soon Abi finds herself drawn to one remarkable woman’s story, a story that could change the course of her summer - and her life. In 1938, Eliane Martin tends beehives in the garden of the beautiful Château Bellevue. In its shadow she meets Mathieu Dubosq and falls in love for the first time, daring to hope that a happy future awaits. But France’s eastern border is darkening under the clouds of war, and history has other plans for Eliane....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Très bien fait

  • By Haveenoughstuff on 09-15-18

Fabulous book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-25-18

This was my first time reading this author! It will definitely not be my last ! I loved this book! The book went back and forth from world war 2 and then 2017 the stories were different yet had the same message!

The narrator was wonderful! So many different characters and each were unique! Speaking of characters I felt as if I knew each one !

I was sad when the book needed ! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! 😊

  • Leota's Garden

  • By: Francine Rivers
  • Narrated by: Melissa Hurst
  • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 609
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 550

Once Leota's garden was a place of beauty - where flowers bloomed and hope thrived. It was her refuge from the deep wounds inflicted by a devastating war, her sanctuary where she knelt before a loving God and prayed for the children who couldn't understand her silent sacrifices. At 83, Leota is alone; her beloved garden is in ruins. All her efforts to reconcile with her adult children have been fruitless. She voices her despair to a loving Father, her only friend. And God brings a wind of change through unlikely means....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great one from Francine Rivers

  • By Shelfish on 09-09-13

Wonderful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-09-18

This book was amazing ! At first I wasn’t sure where it was going - but then I couldn’t wait to listen again! A story of misunderstandings that creates such sadness and anger .

Francine did such a great job with the characters! There was times I was yelling at Nora!

Not to give anything away , the o my thing I didn’t like was the way Leotta passed away.
It didn’t seem to connect with the rest of the book .

I am sorry to have this book end! It was is one of my favorites

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Emma

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
  • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,537
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,653
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,584

This Audible Original production is narrated by Emma Thompson (Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA winner, Love Actually, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility), with a full supporting cast including Joanne Froggatt, Morgana Robinson, Aisling Loftus, Joseph Millson, Alexa Davies and rising star Isabella Inchbald as our eponymous heroine.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • More of a Radio Drama than an audiobook

  • By Cyberlucy on 09-11-18

Absolutely wonderful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-27-18

The performance was fabulous! I loved how it was so detailed!
The story was great! I love that era, the characters and the setting!
You have to love Emma!!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Funerals for Horses

  • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64

Ella Ginsberg's brother, Simon, has disappeared. His clothing, shoes, and watch were found abandoned near a freight line track in Central California. His jockey shorts and wallet were never found. The police have no clue, and Simon's wife had no warning that anything was wrong. Ella takes off on foot across much of California and Arizona, thinking she can find Simon using nothing but her knowledge of the way he might think. Her search leads her to the Navajo Nation in Arizona.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not Her Best

  • By Sharon on 04-19-18

Different

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-12-18

This was different from Catherine’s other books . I can’t say I loved it , however it is very deep. The attention to detail was amazing.
Sometimes it was hard to continue ! Must have an open mind.
I’m glad I read it, just a little out of my genre

  • Bridge to Haven

  • By: Francine Rivers
  • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
  • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,988
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,772
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,767

To those who matter in 1950s Hollywood, Lena Scott is the hottest rising star to hit the silver screen since Marilyn Monroe. Few know her real name is Abra. Even fewer know the price she' s paid to finally feel like she' s somebody. To Pastor Ezekiel Freeman, Abra will always be the little girl who stole his heart the night he found her, a wailing newborn abandoned under a bridge on the outskirts of Haven.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Francine Rivers is the best for a reason.

  • By Candace on 05-06-14

Another great boom

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-18

This was a good book. However I did feel there were a few unanswered questions. I loved the characters and the story.
Francine writes the best books