Women of Ivy Manor

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 52 ratings

Chloe Publisher's Summary

Chloe Lorraine Kimball is born at the estate of Ivy Manor in the wee hours of the twentieth century. Becoming a young woman, and having a home filled with everything a young girl could desire, she still lacks the one thing she wants above all else: unconditional love from her parents. With the help of friends, Chloe strikes out on her own, determined to stand apart from her family. She embraces marriage and a career, but not even motherhood brings her what she longs for. Her world comes crashing down amid the opening months of the Depression, and Chloe must realize that whether or not she's capable of giving and receiving love is entirely up to her. Will she find happiness on her own terms?Chloe is the first story in the Women of Ivy Manor series about four generations of women, set against the sprawling tapestry of the twentieth century.
©2005 Lyn Cote; (P)2005 Blackstone Audiobooks
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  • Book 1

    • Chloe

    • By: Lyn Cote
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Chloe Lorraine Kimball is born at the estate of Ivy Manor in the wee hours of the twentieth century. Becoming a young woman, and having a home filled with everything a young girl could desire, she still lacks the one thing she wants above all else: unconditional love from her parents. With the help of friends, Chloe strikes out on her own, determined to stand apart from her family. She embraces marriage and a career, but not even motherhood brings her what she longs for.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Chloe

    • By Patricia on 01-01-06

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 2

    • Bette

    • The Women of Ivy Manor, Book 2
    • By: Lyn Cote
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Elizabeth "Bette" Leigh Black comes of age in the years before WWII. Although money is scarce in the aftermath of the Depression, her home with her mother, Chloe, and her stepfather is happy. But as the war taints their sheltered world, Bette begins to realize life is sometimes cruel, and not everyone has the happiness she does. She finishes school and briefly becomes involved in anti-Nazi espionage until she marries.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story - don't like this narrator

    • By az roamin' on 07-01-06
    • The Women of Ivy Manor, Book 2
    • By: Lyn Cote
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 11-11-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 3

    • Leigh

    • The Women of Ivy Manor, Book 3
    • By: Lyn Cote
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Linda Leigh Sinclair is born in the aftermath of WWII. Raised near Ivy Manor, enveloped in the love of her family, Leigh has everything she could possibly need, but not everything she wants. Her overwhelming need for freedom for herself and others leads her into the modern civil-rights movement.

    • The Women of Ivy Manor, Book 3
    • By: Lyn Cote
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 06-26-06
    • 4 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 4

    • Carly

    • By: Lyn Cote
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Carly Leigh Sinclair grew up in the last decades of the 20th century in the home of her independent, ambitious mother, Leigh. Scarred by a childhood trauma, Carly finds that hiding her fears from her mother only causes them to mount. In an attempt to face them head on, Carly decides to join the Army.

    • By: Lyn Cote
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 12-18-06
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97