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    • The Last Summer

    • By: Judith Kinghorn
    • Narrated by: Jane Wymark
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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    Clarissa is almost 17 when the spell of her childhood is broken. It is 1914, the beginning of a blissful, golden summer - and the end of an era. Deyning Park is in its heyday, the large country house filled with the laughter and excitement of privileged youth preparing for a weekend party. When Clarissa meets Tom Cuthbert, home from university and staying with his mother, the housekeeper, she is dazzled.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Last Summer Delivers

    • By Carmen dela Cruz on 05-22-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Echo of Twilight

    • By: Judith Kinghorn
    • Narrated by: Lucy Rayner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In 1914, despite the clouds of war threatening Europe, Pearl Gibson's future is bright. She has secured a position as a lady's maid to a wealthy Northumberland aristocrat, a job that will win her not only respect but an opportunity to travel and live in luxury. Her new life at Lady Ottoline Campbell's Scottish summer estate is a whirlwind of intrigue and glamour, scandals and confidences - and surprisingly, a strange but intimate friendship with her employer. But when violence erupts in Europe, Pearl and Ottoline's world is irrevocably changed.

    Regular price: $30.09

    • The Echo of Twilight

    • By: Judith Kinghorn
    • Narrated by: Helen Vine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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     In 1914, despite the threat of war in Europe, Pearl Gibson’s future is bright. She has secured a desirable position as a lady’s maid for Lady Ottoline Campbell. Her new role sees her transported from a life of drudgery to the Campbells' vast Scottish estate. Pearl is quickly drawn into a whirlwind of intrigue, glamour and scandal as she realises her job requires her to become her lady’s confidante as well as her maid. In the confusing world of the upper classes it is Ottoline’s cousin, Ralph, whom Pearl comes to rely on, trust - and love. 

    Regular price: $18.54

    • The Memory of Lost Senses

    • By: Judith Kinghorn
    • Narrated by: Gemma Whelan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    A country house. A long, hot summer. A story of love. When a mysterious countess arrives late in life to live in a large house on the outskirts of a beautiful Hampshire village, the local tongues start wagging. No one is more intrigued than Cecily Chadwick, idling away the long, hot summer of 1911 with nothing much to do. Cecily is deeply fascinated by the exotic elderly lady, and as she gets to know her, is riveted by the tales of her life on the continent.

    Regular price: $16.35

    • The Last Summer

    • By: Judith Kinghorn
    • Narrated by: Jane Wymark
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A sweeping debut, perfect for reading groups and fans of Kate Morton and Downton Abbey - a beautiful and haunting story of lost innocence and a powerful, enduring love.Clarissa is almost seventeen when the spell of her childhood is broken. It is 1914, the beginning of a blissful, golden summer - and the end of an era. Deyning Park is in its heyday, the large country house filled with the laughter and excitement of privileged youth preparing for a weekend party.

    Regular price: $21.31