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From New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes a bittersweet novel about healing old wounds and finding a new place to call home…

Roseanna Chaldecott spent her life as a high-powered lawyer in Manhattan. But when her best friend and law partner dies suddenly, something snaps. Unsure of her future, Roseanna heads upstate on one tank of gas and with no plans to return.

In the foothills of the Adirondacks, Roseanna discovers the perfect hideout in a ramshackle farm. Its seventy-six acres are rich with possibilities and full of surprises, including a mother and daughter squatting on the property. Although company is the last thing Roseanna wants, she reluctantly lets them stay.

Roseanna and the young girl begin sculpting junk found around the farm into zoo animals, drawing more newcomers - including her estranged son, Lance. He pleads with Roseanna to return to the city, but she’s finally discovered where she belongs. It may not provide the solitude she originally sought, but her heart has found room for much more.

©2018 Catherine Ryan Hyde (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved

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Long & tedious

I generally like this author. But I could not get into the reader on this one. The voice was not in line with the main character to my mind and all the other characters that were female whether they were five years old or 50 years old were the same voice, shrill or necessarily appropriate. characters that were important at one point basically vanished. I listened to the end but I could have done without it.

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Catherine Ryan Hyde has done it again!

From start to finish I never put this book down! Catherine Ryan Hyde never ceases to amaze me with her very own style of tugging at heartstrings. Each and every work of art that she has written leaves me with a deeper understanding of the human heart. I highly recommend this book ! You will not be disappointed!

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Great story

I would recommend this book to anyone. Love listening while I do other things. Thank you.

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A Must

Never have I became so immersed into a book based only on one chapter. What a wonderful lineup of characters along with such situational awareness.
What a warm feeling this listen will leave you with. Just do it. Buy it! If you have a heart you won’t regret it.

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Heaven Adjacnt

I enjoyed this book very much.a Well written, w.ell developed charters.I plan to read more books by this authr.

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My new favorite author.

Every book I have read by Catherine Ryan Hyde is better than the last and this was no exception. Great characters, smart and witty and fun to read. I look forward to each new release.

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I highly recommend this novel to everyone who is struggling to find where they belong in the world and to those who do not know what they want to do with their lives that will make them happy.

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Another great book

Love this author! A story of a woman who realizes life is more than just money and work. As she meets strangers along the way she learns so much ! The journey is full of surprises , renewed relationships and love!

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Wonderfully unique!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The storyline embraced me. The narrator was perfect. I don't normally write reviews but this was such an exceptional book I just had to. ENJOY!

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Oh Rosie

Good story, easy listening how these families helped each other when things were tuff.families do repair their lives

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