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    • Morning Glory

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    On the eve of World War II, two people are brought together by fate and discover an unexpected passion. Will drifts into Whitney, Georgia, one lazy afternoon in the summer of 1941, dragging his lonely past behind him. All he asks is for a chance to love. Then he sees Elly's classified ad for a husband, and when he steps across Elly's cluttered yard, Will knows he has come home at last.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story and narration!

    • By Melinda Parmer on 07-30-16

    Regular price: $41.97

    • The Fulfillment

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Two brothers work a rich and bountiful land - and one extraordinary woman shares their lives. To Jonathan Gray, Mary is a devoted and giving mate. To Aaron, she is a beloved friend. But seven childless years of marriage have forced Jonathan to ask the unthinkable of his brother and his wife - binding the two people he cares for most with an act of desire born of compassion...awakening Mary to the pain of infidelity and to all the bittersweet joy and heartache that passionate love can bring.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully Done L.S.!

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Separate Beds

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Liz Dykhouse
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    In Separate Beds, two attractive, headstrong people meet - and fireworks ensue.

    Catherine Anderson and Clay Forrester come from two completely different worlds, but one blind date leaves them forever linked. Clay, a handsome law student, and Catherine, a serious, bookish undergrad, experience an evening they will never forget. Fortified by the beauty of the night, as well as a bottle of wine, they share a night together. A few short months later, Catherine discovers she's pregnant.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartwarming story

    • By Amy on 10-28-08

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Gamble

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Constance Towers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Agatha was the picture of primness and propriety, although her green eyes could blaze with anger or sparkle with humor. Scott was the picture of lazy charm and happy indifference to what others thought was right and wrong. They were enemies, then friends. Then the sweet innocence of a child opened their eyes and their hearts. And in each other's arms they were reborn by the soft, wondrous gift of love.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Christina on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Small Town Girl

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Tess "Mac" McPhail is one of country music's brightest lights, a multimillionaire accustomed to public adoration and the demands of a stellar career. 18 years after leaving her hometown, Mac is summoned back by her sisters to help care for their widowed mother. If the difficulties of a jealous sister and an intractable parent aren't enough, Mac faces the indifference of Kenny Kronek, the neighbor she taunted through high school, who has turned into a handsome divorcé. Discovering that Kenny's daughter Casey is a promising country singer, Mac becomes her mentor and eventually wins Kenny's heart. But as the pampered star learns to treasure the newfound commitments of family and community, her relationships are threatened by her return to Nashville and the trappings of superstardom. Small Town Girl is an affecting, scintillating, lyrical novel that could only come from the gifted pen of LaVyrle Spencer.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not at all what I expected

    • By zina on 09-29-12

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Family Blessings

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rush
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Out of the deepest grief, the greatest love. A widowed woman in her forties, Lee Reston has overcome many obstacles to raise her 3 children and run a prosperous business. Tragedy comes once again when a motorcycle accident kills her eldest son. Lee turns to his best friend for comfort, and as they mourn together, she finds emotions stirring within her that she never thought she would feel again.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Depressing to listen to

    • By M on 06-06-04

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Spring Fancy

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Loryn Locklin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Confident, practical Winn never dreamed that her perfect wedding plans could go awry. But Joseph knows that the heart does not lie, and though Winn is promised to another man, it is with him that she'll find the love of a lifetime.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • That Camden Summer

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: David Dukes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    A divorced woman, Roberta Jewett, returns to Camden, Maine, with her 3 daughters, to start a new life on her own. It's the summer of 1916 and Roberta faces the obstacles of rumors and innuendo, not to mention the lack of support from her mother and sister. In her efforts to rebuild both her life and a ramshackle house on the harbor, Roberta endures violence, betrayal, and her share of pain. But she also finds love, friendship, and acceptance from a most unlikely source.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this book ...

    • By Gretchen on 01-01-03

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Bygones

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Susan Ruttan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In the six years since her bitter and angry divorce, Bess Curran has built a successful, independent life in the St. Croix riverside town of Stillwater, Minnesota. But unforeseen circumstances reunite her with Michael, her ex-husband, when Lisa, her 21-year-old daughter, announces she is pregnant and plans to marry. As Lisa's antagonistic parents try to absorb this news, she announces her intention to wear her mother's wedding dress and ask her parents to walk her down the aisle - together.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible awful narration.

    • By Janet Josly on 10-05-17

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Forgiving

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Constance Towers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In is 1876, in the still-wild Dakota territories...Sarah Merritt arrives in the mining town of Dead-wood, intent on finding her runaway younger sister Addie and starting a newspaper. When she sets up her printing press in the middle of Main Street, she finds herself at loggerheads with the handsome, headstrong Sheriff Noah Campbell, who places her under arrest. From the battle of wills between Sarah and the Sheriff emerges a story of innocence lost and regained and a love destined to overcome all odds.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridgement of Forgiving by LaVyrle Spencer

    • By Marcy on 08-01-10

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Bitter Sweet

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Nancy Dussault
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Newly widowed, still beautiful, and suddenly wealthy, Maggie Pearson Stearn has come home to Wisconsin to start a new life. The recent death of her much-loved husband has left an empty space in her heart. Back on familiar ground, with a gratifying business venture off to promising start, she finds a new zest for life in the rekindling of old friendships-and of her love affair with her high-school sweetheart.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed in this Rendition

    • By Heather E on 05-01-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Morning Glory

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Deborah Raffin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Best-selling author of Vows and The Gamble and winner of the Golden Medallion for Best Historical Romance awarded by the Romance Writers of America, LaVyrle Spencer now tells the story of a man and a woman drawn together by fortune, kept together by destiny and finally the unlikely winners at a rich, surprising passion.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • morning glory

    • By Bev on 04-25-10

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Home Song

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    When a new student transfers to principal Tom Gardner's school, Tom instantly recognizes that this teenager is the son he never knew he had, the result of a one-night stand years before. Raised by an adoring and fiercely independent mother who never revealed the name of his biological father, Kent Arens is a fine young man. But his very presence represents something deeper- and darker-to the members of Tom Gardner's family.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorites.

    • By Sue Bee on 07-02-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Sweet Memories

    • By: LaVyrle Spencer
    • Narrated by: Constance Towers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    As innocent as she was unsure, Theresa Brubaker had lived much of her 25 years trapped in a body she loathed. Her precious beauty was treasured by everyone but herself - until a very special man showed her a very special love. Proud, sensitive, caring, Brian Scanlon sought to unleash the butterfly wrapped in Theresa's cocoon of inhibitions. But trust for Theresa came haltingly and a bold, courageous decision she makes alone nearly destroys the promise of their love.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Falls Flat

    • By Cynthia Clement on 04-13-17

    Regular price: $11.86