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The Last Letter from Your Lover Audiobook

The Last Letter from Your Lover: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

A sophisticated, pause-resistant double love story spanning 40 years - an unforgettable Brief Encounter for our times.

It is 1960. When Jennifer Stirling wakes up in the hospital, she can remember nothing - not the tragic car accident that put her there, not her husband, not even who she is. She feels like a stranger in her own life until she stumbles upon an impassioned letter, signed simply "B", asking her to leave her husband.

Years later, in 2003, a journalist named Ellie discovers the same enigmatic letter in a forgotten file in her newspaper's archives. She becomes obsessed by the story and hopeful that it can resurrect her faltering career. Perhaps if these lovers had a happy ending, she will find one to her own complicated love life, too. Ellie's search will rewrite history and help her see the truth about her own modern romance.

A spellbinding, intoxicating love story with a knockout ending, The Last Letter from Your Lover will appeal to the readers and listeners who have made One Day and The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society best sellers.

©2011 Jojo Moyes (P)2011 Penguin

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    S. G. Schadowsky Arizona 09-22-14
    S. G. Schadowsky Arizona 09-22-14
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    "Past and future love story"
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    A heart-warming story about love lost and found. Great present story with strong ties to the past.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Bonnie SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, United States 03-25-13
    Bonnie SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, United States 03-25-13 Member Since 2000
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    "Loved the story; loved the narrator!"

    Classic love story - well read - great listen! Just as good as "Me Than You" - different, but just as well written and read. Thoroughly enjoyed and highly recommend!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Wendy New Albany, MS, United States 07-02-13
    Wendy New Albany, MS, United States 07-02-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Boring, predictable, and drawn out story!"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Someone with more patience than me.


    What was most disappointing about Jojo Moyes’s story?

    I love books - reading and listening to books. It is rare that I do not finish a book, but I could not finish this one. The storyline was not only boring, but predictable and sooo drawn out! I kept thinking it would eventually go somewhere but it did not! I did not care what happened 40 years later so deleted the book.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Susan Lyons is always a good narrator. Her voice was the only thing pleasant about the book.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Just the narrator


    Any additional comments?

    I kept thinking this book would get better and wasted a lot of time listening in hopes that it would. This is my first review - I just felt compelled to give my opinion because it is the opposite of the positive reviews I read before buying this book.

    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    DIANE Thornhill,, Ontario, Canada 07-28-14
    DIANE Thornhill,, Ontario, Canada 07-28-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Fabulous!!!!! Just Fabulous"

    The only other JoJo Moyes book I had read prior to listening to The Last Letter from your Lover was Me Before You, which I really enjoyed. However, this book took me through a deep range of emotions and I was entranced. Heartbreak and triumph, happiness and sadness. Wonderful characters and wonderful, real relationships. This is a great story and the writing is beautifully and artfully done. Bravo! Can't wait to read One plus One.

    7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    hoytann 04-24-15
    hoytann 04-24-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Love Stories with a Twist"

    Two star crossed couples, two different time periods, same problems! This story was captivating because the characters were so well developed. I became so engrossed in their lives, I found myself worrying about them when I wasn't listening. Definitely worth listening to/ reading.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Ruth M. Penson 11-20-13 Member Since 2017
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    "Wonderful love story"
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    This is the best of Jojo Moyes' books in my opinion. Even better then her two books which are presently on the NYTimes best seller list.
    Susan Lyon's performance is simply wonderful!

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer 09-02-17
    Jennifer 09-02-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved, loved, loved!"

    I couldn't wait to read this each day. Wonderful story. Captivating. The characters draw you in until you feel like you know them personally. I highly recommend it.

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    E Noble Gillett, PA, United States 08-13-17
    E Noble Gillett, PA, United States 08-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    Loved this novel! It was so well written and touching with many surprises along the way! Must Read Audio Book! JoJo Moyes delivers again!

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    Dee LA 08-07-17
    Dee LA 08-07-17
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    "I wanted so much more for these two"
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    Not all Jojo Moyes novels have a happy ending (I get that) but man did I want these two to have a better ending. I know that feeling comes from Moyes having created such real and realistic characters and settings but I still wanted it.

    This story was beautifully written and beautifully narrated. I was taken deep into the story before the first chapter was over and was reluctant to walk away from the rest of the story when life called.

    The intersecting lives of Jennifer and Ellie was a special treat and I could not get enough.

    I'm glad the story had a happy ending but, in my own personal opinion, I would have loved for it to come sooner.

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    C. Flores 07-08-17
    C. Flores 07-08-17
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    "Loved it!"

    I couldn't put it down! Kept me intrigued all the way till the end. I really like this narrator's voice.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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