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Love in the Afternoon Audiobook

Love in the Afternoon: Hathaways, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

Captain Christopher Phelan has been corresponding with the beautiful golden-haired Prudence Mercer while he was away fighting in the Crimean War. What he doesn't know, however, is that the woman who wrote to him is actually Prudence's best friend, Beatrix Hathaway.

Upon his return home to Hampshire, it becomes clear that Christopher's experiences in war have changed him.

Spend some more time with the Hathaways.

©2010 Lisa Kleypas (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Lori Ocala, FL, United States 04-10-17
    Lori Ocala, FL, United States 04-10-17 Member Since 2008
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    "Wonderful series"

    I love Lisa Kleypas' work, and Rosalyn Landor is one of the great narrators. You will not be disappointed.

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    Sheila Roberts 03-07-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Love in the Afternoon"

    Never disappointed. I have enjoyed each and everyone of the Hattheway's
    and the love they have found.

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    Ashley 10-20-16
    Ashley 10-20-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Dear Prudence"

    Nice Beetles shout out and cyrano de bergerac (or more perfectly a flip of Love Letters by Ayn Rand) -esque plotline. This family is so much fun and I will miss them after this book! Well worth a credit 👍

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    SB Ohio, United States 10-08-16
    SB Ohio, United States 10-08-16 Member Since 2016

    Addicted to listening, Loves a good story and a good narration!

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    "Such interesting characters! PTSD and Love."
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    I thought I liked the Wallflowers series (I still do :-) and then I listened to the Hathaways, WOW!

    Lisa Kleypas chose interesting, non-typical, characters for this wonderful series. Each book brings another facet to the story of this family. I really loved book 4 with Leo, but I think this is the best of the series. Her treatment of PTSD in a romance novel is excellent! The book has the most original off-beat main characters, such a sweet love story, and wonderful humor as always. Very well done!

    Narration: Excellent as usual. Rosalyn Landor is just perfect in every way. She is a wonderful actor without ever overacting.

    Lisa Kleypas and Rosalyn Landor are a magical combination!

    Story: 5 stars, great ending to the series!
    Narration: 5 Stars
    Relationship: sweet development of this love story with interesting main characters, mild heat, well written

    Overall: Great! A must for all Hathaways lovers.

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    Maine Knitter 07-05-16
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    "I hate for the series to end"

    Lisa Kleypas! What more needs to be said?

    I enjoy stories based on correspondence. I don't usually like stories based on misrepresentation but this was done well. I love especially liked that the growing attraction Christopher has for Beatrix is based on her own merits and not on the ton's image of the "perfect" woman. She's a Hathaway, after all.

    Great story! I hate to see the series end but it goes out on a high note with this book.

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    Sonya 04-26-16
    Sonya 04-26-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved it!"

    This was such an entertaining and well written story. The characters were alive and interesting, and the twists held my attention. I really enjoyed this series. Enjoyed this author also who is new for me. She includes the right mixture of wit, fun, drama, passion, anger, sadness, happiness and joy. I recommend this series and this author!

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    Betty F. TS, Fla 11-03-15
    Betty F. TS, Fla 11-03-15
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    "Enjoyed!!"

    A pleasure to read and found the characters believable and well developed. Narrator was excellent and easy to listen to.

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    Kimberly Kentucky 05-18-15
    Kimberly Kentucky 05-18-15 Member Since 2013

    ...and they lived happily ever after.

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    "Wonderful ending to the series"

    This is the last in the book in the Hathaway series. Beatrix is easily the most unique and fun character in the series and I have enjoyed having her smart, animal loving, playful, and loving character grow up through the series and then find happiness. She's a wonderful adult and perfectly rendered as a nurturing young woman. Glad her sweet, wounded hero finally let her heal him. I really enjoyed the epilogue and even the way the danger at the end was resolved.

    This audiobook (and the entire series) is performed by the wonderful Rosalyn Landor. She's one of my favorite narrators and doesn't let the audience down with this performance.

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    Margarita New York, NY 11-17-14
    Margarita New York, NY 11-17-14 Member Since 2016

    All business but contemporary fun!

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    "An anti-climactic end to a wonderful series..."
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    I absolutely adored the books in this series; I wanted to like this one too, since Beatrix was such a sweet young lady and we had seen her grow up through the other books. Some of my issues were: the post-war character of Christopher had many of the expected side-effects/ characteristics, such as, lack of empathy, exaggerated reactions to noise and abrupt sounds, self loathing, etc, but not too many compensating virtues. Beatrice on the other hand, the youngest of the Hathaways, was originally introduced as a wild child, loving of animals and the outdoors, embedded with the innate rescuing instinct. Her intelligence and argumentative manner was expected, given that she was raised with the multiplying Hathaways… but her total lack of filter when conversing and her aggressive courting of Christopher was a bit much at times. Lastly, the story lacked a strong plot or surprises and fell a bit flat.

    I will still read all Kleypas work, since her writing style and prose are of an unbelievable calibre.

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    Amazon Customer Dallas, TX, United States 01-03-14
    Amazon Customer Dallas, TX, United States 01-03-14 Member Since 2010
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    "Great Ending to Hathaway Series"

    I adored this book just as much as the rest of the series. It went in a completely different direction from the first four books which makes perfect sense for Beatrix's story. Rosalyn Landor added to the brilliance of the story with her fantastic narrating skills, as usual.

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