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    • Custody

    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Ambitious, brilliant, and engaged to a wonderful guy, Kelly MacLeod feels like her dreams are coming true when she lands a prestigious appointment as a judge in the Massachusetts Family Court. A passionate advocate on behalf of children of divorce, she can at long last put her fierce intellect to good use in the courtroom. But a chance meeting with a charismatic man forever changes Kelly’s life. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tempered and Forged by the Kiln of Experience

    • By Empress Karen on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Island House

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 184

    Every summer since college, twenty-nine-year-old Jenny has traded the familiarity of the Midwest for the allure of Nantucket. Now an established university professor in Kansas City, she finds herself caught between two lifestyles and two very different men. She chooses Nantucket and the glamorous life she associates with it, unaware that the summer will take an unexpected turn, and she will have to let her heart decide what it truly wants.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love Nancy Thayer's style of writing

    • By L.W. on 07-31-16

    Regular price: $29.99

    • A Nantucket Wedding

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 119

    A few years after losing her beloved husband, Alison is doing something she never thought she would do again: getting married. While placing the finishing touches on her summer nuptials, Alison is anxious to introduce her fiancé, David, to her grown daughters: Felicity, a worried married mother of two, and Jane, also married but focused on her career. The sisters have a somewhat distant relationship and Alison hopes that the wedding and the weeks leading up to the ceremony will give the siblings a chance to reconnect, as well as meet and get to know David’s grown children.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • So boring

    • By LRogers on 05-04-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Everlasting

    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Catherine Eliot was born to a world of privilege and prestige, with a family whose last name and vast fortune provide her with access to almost anything she could wish for. But what Catherine craves most is independence. So while her friends settle into comfortable lives financed by doting parents and indulgent husbands, she moves to New York City, determined to make it on her own. Taking a demanding job in a bustling flower shop, she works hard and learns the trade until, with courage and determination, she’s able to open Blooms, an exclusive floral boutique on the Upper East Side.

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Three Women at the Water's Edge

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Now available for the first time in audio, this classic novel by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer deftly and movingly explores the ebb and flow of love, fulfillment, and change for a mother and her two grown daughters.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 3 women

    • By June W. Crews on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • My Dearest Friend

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Kate Marcin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    At the age of 46, Daphne Miller is a first-time homeowner, a divorced college administrator whose daughter has moved in with her father. On a dirt road in the green mountains of southern Vermont, Daphne has at last found a home of her own. It may be tiny, but the rustic cottage is hers, and she’s determined to make it perfect. Just down the lane, Jack Hamilton and his young family move in. The newly appointed English professor, Jack has long dreamed of teaching at his prestigious alma mater, but his wife Carey Ann is terribly unhappy in rural New England.

    Regular price: $29.99

    • An Act of Love

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In their modest farmhouse in rural New England, Owen and Linda McFarland feel that they’ve found a little slice of heaven. Both previously divorced, they now have a second chance at a happy home with his son, Bruce, and her daughter, Emily. While the transition wasn’t easy, Linda and Owen hope the newly blended family has put their troubles behind them. 

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Guest Cottage

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Janet Metzger
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 278

    Wendy Anderson is 35, the mother of two children, and happily married - until she discovers her husband Zack has cheated on her. Confused, angry, and lost, she rents a house on Nantucket for two summer months. When she and her children arrive at Isle Stay, she discovers that Trevor Black, 30, recently widowed, and his son Dylan, 5, have also rented the house. Neither one is willing to give up their much-needed vacations, so Wendy and Trevor devise a plan to share the house for the summer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Divorced mother moves on

    • By Jennifer on 07-17-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Secrets in Summer

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 458

    Memorial Day weekend means that seasonal visitors have descended on the glamorous island of Nantucket. For year-round resident Darcy Cotterill, it means late-night stargazing in the backyard of the beautiful house she grew up in and inherited from her beloved grandmother. It's also Darcy's chance to hit the beach and meet her new summertime neighbors. But the last person the thirty-year-old librarian expects to see staying next door is her ex-husband, Boyz, along with his wife, Autumn, and stepdaughter, Willow.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dragged a bit

    • By Jacqueline on 01-22-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Beachcombers

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 167

    Abbie Fox hasn't seen her father or two younger sisters in almost two years, during which time she has jetted around the world and experienced life, if not love. But now Lily, the baby of the family, is sending Abbie urgent e-mails begging her to return home to Nantucket. Their middle sister, Emma, has taken to her bed, emotionally devastated after the loss of her high-powered stockbroker's job and a shockingly unexpected break-up with her fiance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable novel

    • By Queen Squared on 09-10-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Nell

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Nell St. John is not living the life she imagined for herself - not by a long shot. She was once a glamorous young actress married to influential director, Marlow St. John. Together, the A-list couple was the toast of the town. But then Marlow’s star fades and tensions at home skyrocket. Marlow takes up with another woman and abandons Nell, leaving her to pay the bills and raise their two boisterous young children. A string of attractive suitors is not the answer to her lack of fulfillment, but what is? 

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Between Husbands and Friends

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    When Lucy West and Kate Cunningham meet, the two spirited young women recognize kindred spirits in each other. Both Lucy and Kate married early and lack complete confidence in the brave new world of mothering. As their friendship deepens, their lives become fully intertwined. With husbands and children in tow, they spend glorious summers together in a large house on Nantucket island, sailing and feasting on lobster - and when their husbands are back on the mainland, the two women even get a chance to kick up their heels. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent family story

    • By Wendy on 12-02-18

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Belonging

    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    As the host of the successful television show Fabulous Homes, Joanna Jones travels the country showcasing the glamorous homes of the rich and famous. Despite great professional success and an intense, passionate relationship, she still feels something is missing. When an unexpected pregnancy forces her to reevaluate her life, Joanna decides to leave behind frenetic Manhattan. Beckoning her to the gorgeous island of Nantucket is an old sea captain’s house set above the Atlantic Ocean. There, Joanna builds a new life for her small family. But New York isn’t done with her yet.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Slow plodding

    • By Haveenoughstuff on 09-11-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Summer House

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Emily Durante
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    After years of wandering from whim to whim, 30-year-old Charlotte Wheelwright seems to have at last found her niche. The free spirit enjoys running an organic gardening business on the island of Nantucket, thanks in large part to her spry grandmother Nona, who donated a portion of her land on the family's seaside compound to get Charlotte started.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great read for the beach

    • By Betsy on 06-27-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Hot Flash Club Chills Out

    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Since opening up their day spa, The Haven, the wonderful women of the Hot Flash Club have been busy indulging the beleaguered, nerve-frazzled throngs. Now, in Nancy Thayer's hilarious new Hot Flash novel, it's the friends' turn to grab some soothing, and much-deserved R&R.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable, light, and I can identify!!

    • By PSprout on 08-16-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Moon Shell Beach

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Renee Raudman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Best friends Lexi Laney and Clare Hart shared idyllic girlish adventures all over Nantucket Island, spending much of their time at their secret hideaway, Moon Shell Beach, a magical place where they remade the world. In the less innocent world of adults, the estranged soul mates struggle to recapture the feelings of bliss.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Awful

    • By H20Babies on 04-11-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    When four women meet in a hot tub at a spa, they realize they share a common problem: toxic relatives. Polly, 60, has to nurse a haughty, ailing mother-in-law. Beth's fiance's two-faced mother is plotting to sabotage their wedding plans. Julia, 30, has a sweet, traumatized little stepdaughter whose terror of a grandmother is undermining her best efforts. Carolyn, 37, suspects her wealthy father's new wife hides a scheming mind beneath her saccharine smile.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Female and over 50?... this is a MUST listen.

    • By Beth Harris on 03-22-11

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Hot Flash Club

    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Meet Faye, Marilyn, Alice, and Shirley. Four women with skills, smarts, and secrets - all feeling over the hill and out of the race. But in a moment of delicious serendipity, they meet and realize they share more than raging hormones and lost dreams. Now, as the Hot Flash Club, where the topics of motherhood, sex, and men are discussed with double servings of chocolate cake, they vow to help each other...and themselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Anonymous User on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Nantucket Sisters

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 151

    When they meet as girls on a beach in Nantucket, Maggie McIntyre and Emily Porter become fast friends - though Emily’s well-heeled mother would prefer that she associate with the upscale daughters of bankers and statesmen rather than the child of a local seamstress. But the two lively, imaginative girls nevertheless spend many golden summers together building castles in the sand, creating magical worlds of their own, and forging grand plans for their future.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A predictable Tale that doesn't develop much

    • By Toby on 06-20-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Heat Wave

    • A Novel
    • By: Nancy Thayer
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    Unerringly perceptive, superbly written, every page packed with the warmth and compassionate wisdom that have become Nancy Thayer’s trademark, Heat Wave tells the moving story of a woman who, after her seemingly perfect life unravels, must find the strength to live and love again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good read

    • By L.W. on 07-05-11

    Regular price: $31.50

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