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Letters Never Sent

Narrated by: Lisa Larsen
Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (148 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Three women, united by love and kinship, struggle to conform to the social norms of the times in which they live.

In 1931 Katherine Henderson leaves behind her small town in Kansas and the marriage proposal of a local boy to live on her own and work at the Sears & Roebuck glove counter in Chicago. There she meets Annie - a bold, outspoken feminist who challenges Katherine's idea of who she thinks she is and what she thinks she wants in life.

In 1997 Katherine's daughter, Joan, travels to Lawrence, Kansas, to clean out her estranged mother's house. Hidden away in an old suitcase, she finds a wooden box containing trinkets and a packet of sealed letters to a person identified only by a first initial.

Joan reads the unsent letters and discovers a woman completely different from the aloof and unyielding mother of her youth - a woman who had loved deeply and lost that love to circumstances beyond her control. Now she just has to find the strength to use the healing power of empathy and forgiveness to live the life she's always wanted to live.

©2013 Sandra Moran (P)2015 Cherry Hill Publishing, LLC

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Wonderful

I had read the book and loved it. I thought the audio was wonderful too. I found myself looking for excuse to take a drive or do yard work. Anything to slip on my ear buds and get back to the story.

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Beautifully written story of love and friendship.

I thoroughly enjoyed this story of love and friendship. The mystery behind Catherine and Annie's love affair was especially exciting! I would love to read a "prequel" about Annie.

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  • KimR
  • FRESNO, CA
  • 01-24-17

Loved Letters Never Sent!

Where does Letters Never Sent rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

At the top of my list for sure!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Annie of course! She was a woman ahead of her time! Bold, honest and true to herself.

What about Lisa Larsen’s performance did you like?

Her voice was super easy to listen too!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

YES, unfortunately time did not permit :-)

Any additional comments?

One of my all time favorite books!!!

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Wonderful tale through time.

I love the story. The characters connections and the way the storyline moves through time. I wish the reader had been a bit more animated in the reading of the book. It felt like she was reading a letter.

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An amazing book

The way the plot comes out slowly is excellent it took till almost the last hour when I could guess who was who. Loved it.
The narration was one of the best.

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A great read!

I loved the narrator. She brought all the characters alive. it was a great book. I actually cried at the end.

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Annie & Kate both annoyed me
Annie cuz she wouldn’t stand up to kate until close to the end & Kate because she pushed her away waaaaay tooo often but in the end it made for a GREAT love story! :)

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Touching...

I have listened to this wonderful story twice now over the last year. Every time I find myself hearing more...what a wonderfully written and narrated story.

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Letters never sent drinking game

Every time that the author measures time and distance by 7 or several take a shot of whiskey

Every time the author says said take a sip of wine

I promise you if you'll follow these rules you'll have alcohol poison before the end of the chapter

The story but these little things were grating

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great read

I never saw the ending coming, this book kept me intertwined, interested and I could not put it down.

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  • Frankimunk
  • 03-13-16

Fabulous story

Will go on my Must Read/Hear Again list!
Very original, extremely well narrated, engaging characters ✔

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  • freesia may
  • 12-13-15

excellent book

Good book. nicely written. highlights the struggle some face to live a life of love and commitment without interfaces.

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