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The Bookshop on the Shore

Narrated by: Eilidh Beaton
Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
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Escape to the Scottish Highlands, where a tiny bookshop perches on the edge of a loch.

Zoe is a single mother, sinking beneath the waves trying to cope by herself in London. Hari, her gorgeous little boy, is perfect in every way - except for the fact that he just doesn't speak at all. 

When her landlord raises the rent on her flat, Zoe doesn't know where to turn. Then Hari's aunt suggests Zoe could move to Scotland to help run a bookshop. 

Going from the lonely city to a small village in the Highlands could be the change Zoe and Hari desperately need.   

Faced with an unwelcoming boss, a moody, distant bookseller named Ramsay Urquart, and a band of unruly children, Zoe wonders if she's made the right decision. But Hari has found his very first real friend, and no one could resist the beauty of the loch glinting in the summer sun. If only Ramsay would just be a little more approachable....  

Dreams start here....

©2019 Jenny Colgan (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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  • E. Fellowes
  • 06-15-19

Beautiful story

Loved the new book, beautiful tale set around Loch Ness, with new characters Zoe & her son Hari bringing their own story and old characters from "The Little Shop of Happy Ever After" mingling together. With delightful dialogue and the bonny scenery depicted so evocatively of the Highlands, Jenny has done it again and written a book I could not stop reading and didn't want to end.

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  • rebeccah prince
  • 06-23-19

Always great

Another beautiful story by Jenny Colgan. Some harder story lines in this book but she handles them thoughtfully and with great empathy without loosing the usual lovely tone of her novels.