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    • Between You and Me

    • A Novel
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby, Adam Verner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Caught between two worlds, Caleb Stoltz is bound by a deathbed promise to raise his orphaned niece and nephew in Middle Grove, where life revolves around family, farm, faith - and long-held suspicions about outsiders. When disaster strikes, Caleb is thrust into an urban environment of high-tech medicine. Dr. Reese Powell is poised to join the medical dynasty of her wealthy, successful parents. When a shocking accident brings Caleb Stoltz into her life, Reese is forced to deal with a situation that challenges everything she thinks she knows.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great plot!

    • By Yolanda E. Bables on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • That Summer Place

    • Old Things, Private Paradise, Island Time
    • By: Jill Barnett, Debbie Macomber, Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Come to Spruce Island, off the coast of Washington, and visit Rainshadow Lodge, a rambling Victorian. Three women each spend a month there - a month that will change their lives!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome stories

    • By Linnea Stoyak on 04-29-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Map of the Heart

    • A Novel
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177

    Widowed by an unspeakable tragedy, Camille Palmer has made her peace with the past and settled into the quiet safety of life with her teenage daughter, Julie, in a sleepy coastal town. Then the arrival of a mysterious package breaks open the door to her family's secret past. In uncovering a hidden history, Camille has no idea that she's embarking on an adventure that will utterly transform her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not vintage Wiggs, but better than some of her more recent books

    • By Elizabeth B. Brandt on 09-17-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Family Tree

    • A Novel
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    Sometimes the greatest dream starts with the smallest element. A single cell joining with another. And then dividing. And just like that, the world changes. Annie Harlow knows how lucky she is. The producer of a popular television cooking show, she loves her handsome husband and the beautiful Los Angeles home they share. And now she's pregnant with their first child. But in an instant, her life is shattered. And when Annie awakes from a coma, she discovers that time isn't the only thing she's lost.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed

    • By Kathy on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Apple Orchard

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 593
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 529
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 528

    Tess Delaney makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners. People like Annelise Winther, who refuses to sell her long-gone mother’s beloved necklace - despite Tess’s advice. To Annelise, the jewel’s value is in its memories. But Tess’s own history is filled with gaps: a father she never met, a mother who spent more time traveling than with her daughter. So Tess is shocked when she discovers the grandfather she never knew is in a coma. And that she has been named in his will to inherit half of Bella Vista, a 100-acre apple orchard in the magical Sonoma town called Archangel. The rest is willed to Isabel Johansen. A half-sister she’s never heard of.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Cliche Storyline With One-Dimensional Characters

    • By Alexis on 08-09-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Dockside

    • The Lakeshore Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    With her daughter grown and flown, Nina Romano is ready to embark on a new adventure. She’s waited a long time for dating, travel and chasing dreams. But just as she’s beginning to enjoy being on her own, she finds herself falling for Greg Bellamy, owner of the charming Inn at Willow Lake and a single father with two kids of his own. Greg lost his first marriage to a demanding career. Now he’s determined to make a new start before it’s too late. With Nina Romano, love feels just right this time around.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I Enjoyed It

    • By Donna Thomas on 09-15-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Winter Lodge

    • The Lakeshore Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    On the longest night of the year, Jenny Majesky loses everything in a devastating house fire. But among the ashes she finds an unusual treasure hidden amid her grandfather's belongings, one that starts her on a search for the truth, and on a path toward a life that she never imagined. The Winter Lodge, a remote cabin owned by her half sister on the shores of Willow Lake, becomes a safe refuge for Jenny, where she and local police chief Rourke McKnight try to sort out the mysteries revealed by the fire.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • History, Heritage, and Holding Out Hope

    • By Debbie on 04-20-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Just Breathe

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    Chicago cartoonist Sarah Moon tackles life's real issues with a healthy dose of sharp wit in her syndicated comic strip Just Breathe. As Sarah's cartoon alter ego, Shirl, undergoes artificial insemination, her situation begins to mirror Sarah's own difficult attempts to conceive. However, Sarah's dreams of the future did not include her husband's infidelity: snag number two in Sarah's so-called perfect life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • just breathe

    • By Tracy on 10-02-09

    Regular price: $20.15

    • Lakeside Cottage

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Emily Durante
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    If you trust your heart, you'll always know who you are…Each summer, Kate Livingston returns to her family's lakeside cottage, a place of simple living and happy times - a place where she hopes her son, Aaron, can blossom. But her quiet life gets a bit more interesting with the arrival of a mysterious new neighbor, JD Harris. JD has a good reason for being secretive. In a moment of sheer bravery, the Washington, D.C., paramedic prevented a terrible tragedy - and became a national hero. He's hardly able to remember who he was before the media frenzy…until he escapes to this lovely, remote part of the Northwest.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unimpressed

    • By Joyce Baldassarre on 11-21-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Beekeeper's Ball

    • Bella Vista Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    Isabel Johansen, a celebrated chef who grew up in the sleepy Sonoma town of Archangel, is transforming her childhood home into a destination cooking school - a unique place for other dreamers to come and learn the culinary arts. Bella Vista's rambling mission-style hacienda, with its working apple orchards, bountiful gardens and beehives, is the idyllic venue for Isabel's project… and the perfect place for her to forget the past.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story--lazy writing

    • By DQmaine on 02-21-16

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Ocean Between Us

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    After years of following her navy officer husband on assignment around the world with their three children, Grace Bennett realizes that she’s left something behind - herself. Steve Bennett can’t understand the unraveling of his wife’s heart. He wants to set things right, but when a secret from his past is revealed just as he’s sent out to sea, their already-strained relationship is pushed to the edge. Now, with plenty of space to ponder the true distance between them, Grace begins to reinvent herself. Just as her new self is coming to terms with her family life, the unthinkable happens.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Ocean Between Us is a gripping story

    • By Penelope on 07-29-13

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Summer at Willow Lake

    • The Lakeshore Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    Real estate expert Olivia Bellamy reluctantly trades a trendy Manhattan summer for her family's old resort camp in the Catskills, where her primary task will be renovating the bungalow colony for her grandparents, who want one last summer together filled with fun, friends and family. A posh resort in its heyday, the camp is now in disarray and Olivia is forced to hire contractor Connor Davis - a still-smoldering flame from her own summers at camp.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Please, please, PLEASE get a new narrator!

    • By cmariel on 08-29-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Return to Willow Lake

    • Lakeshore Chronicles, Book 9
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    Sonnet Romano’s life is almost perfect. She has the ideal career, the ideal boyfriend, and has just been offered a prestigious fellowship. There’s nothing more a woman wants - except maybe a baby...brother?When Sonnet finds out her mother is unexpectedly expecting, and that the pregnancy is high risk, she puts everything on hold - the job, the fellowship, the boyfriend - and heads home to Avalon. Once her mom is out of danger, Sonnet intends to pick up her life where she left off.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Read from Susan Wiggs.

    • By Kathryn @theBookDate on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Home Before Dark

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby Sirois
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    In her career as a photojournalist, free-spirited Jessie Ryder has seen the world through her camera lens. But she's never traveled far enough to escape a painful moment that has haunted her for the past 16 years: the day she gave her baby daughter away. Now, facing a life-altering crisis, she's decided to fix the broken pieces of her heart and seek out Lila, even if it means she has to upset the world of Lila's adoptive mother...her very own sister, Luz.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining - made the hours fly while driving

    • By Ann Johnson on 05-03-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Snowfall at Willow Lake

    • The Lakeshore Chronicles
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    International lawyer Sophie Bellamy has dedicated her life to helping people in war-torn countries. But when she survives a hostage situation, she remembers what matters most: the children she loves back home. Haunted by regrets, she returns to the idyllic Catskills village of Avalon on the shores of Willow Lake, determined to repair the bonds with her family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Less than expected.

    • By Cynthia L. Powers on 04-30-17

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Hotel Angeline

    • A Novel in 36 Voices
    • By: Erik Larson, Jamie Ford, Deb Caletti, and others
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Thirty-six of the most interesting writers in the Pacific Northwest came together for a week-long marathon of writing live on stage. The result? Hotel Angeline, a truly inventive novel that surprises at every turn of the page. Something is amiss at the Hotel Angeline, a rickety former mortuary perched atop Capitol Hill in rain-soaked Seattle. Fourteen-year-old Alexis Austin is fixing the plumbing, the tea, and all the problems of the world, it seems, in her landlady mother’s absence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • clever idea.

    • By lisabbakes on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $17.94

    • Marrying Daisy Bellamy

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    #1 New York Times best-selling author Susan Wiggs continues her remarkable Lakeshore Chronicles series with the long-awaited story of a woman at the crossroads of love....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVE!

    • By tim smith on 09-14-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Summer Hideaway

    • The Lakeshore Chronicles, Book 7
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Never get attached - private nurse and protected witness Claire Turner lives by this motto. Fleeing a treacherous past, she knows no other way. Never give up - In the twilight of his life, George Bellamy makes it his final wish to reconcile with an estranged brother. He and Claire journey to Willow Lake - where it all went wrong for him 50 years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By S.C.W. on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Starlight on Willow Lake

    • The Lakeshore Chronicles Series, Book 11
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    When caregiver Faith McCallum arrives at the enchanted lakeside estate of Avalon's renowned Bellamy family, she's intent on rebuilding her shattered life and giving her two daughters a chance at a better future. But she faces a formidable challenge in the form of her stubborn and difficult new employer, Alice Bellamy. While Faith proves a worthy match for her sharp-tongued client, she often finds herself at a loss for words in the presence of Mason Bellamy - Alice's charismatic son, who clearly longs to escape the family mansion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great Willow Lake book!

    • By Meredith on 01-15-17

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Lakeshore Christmas

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    The prim librarian is finally getting her chance to direct Avalon's annual holiday pageant, and she's determined to make it truly spectacular. But it might just require one of those Christmas miracles she's always read about. The problem is her codirector is recovering former child star Eddie Haven, a long-haired, tattooed lump of coal in Maureen's pageant stocking. Eddie can't stand Christmas, but a court order from a judge has landed him right in the middle of the merrymaking.

    • out of 5 stars
    • Christmas-in Wiggs Style

    • By Jane on 10-19-09

    Regular price: $24.49

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