Barleybridge

6 books in series
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A Country Affair Publisher's Summary

It is Kate Howard's first day at the Barleybridge Veterinary Practice and she finds herself flung headlong into the hurly-burly of a busy clinic and loving it.

The staff are friendly and welcoming, particularly Scott, the Australian vet. But Kate already has a boyfriend, Adam. Having initially resisted Scott's advances, Kate finds herself drawn to him more strongly than she intended. Will her dedication to the welfare of the animals and her new friendships in the Practice help to resolve her difficulties?

This is the first novel in a beguiling new series from Rebecca Shaw, author of the bestselling Turnham Malpas books. She has created an enchanting cast of new characters, recreating the warmth and humour her listeners have come to love and expect.

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  • Book 1

    • A Country Affair

    • By: Rebecca Shaw
    • Narrated by: Anne Cater
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    It is Kate Howard's first day at the Barleybridge Veterinary Practice and she finds herself flung headlong into the hurly-burly of a busy clinic and loving it. The staff are friendly and welcoming, particularly Scott, the Australian vet. But Kate already has a boyfriend, Adam. Having initially resisted Scott's advances, Kate finds herself drawn to him more strongly than she intended.

    Regular price: $22.90

  • Book 2

    • Country Wives

    • By: Rebecca Shaw
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    The arrival of Dan the new vet causes trouble in the practice. In his first week, he succeeds in losing an important client by his arrogant behaviour. But Kate, a receptionist planning to go to veterinary college, finds she likes his in-your-face approach to things.

    Regular price: $24.17

  • Book 3

    • Country Lovers

    • By: Rebecca Shaw
    • Narrated by: Anne Cater
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The lively Barleybridge Veterinary Hospital is bustling with energy, everyone is working hard to ensure that all the animals are looked after. At the same time, the staff are coping with crises in their personal lives. Rhodri, the Welsh vet, is deeply in love with Megan but is struggling to find a solution to their problems with her invalid father. Kate is worrying about her A-level results and getting into veterinary college.

    Regular price: $22.90

  • Book 4

    • Country Passions

    • By: Rebecca Shaw
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    It is a shock to the staff at the Barleybridge Animal Hospital when Dan, one of the farm vets, is seriously injured in a car accident. It is even more of a shock when Scott Spencer, back from Australia, steps in to cover for him. Scott slips seamlessly into the Practice routine, not guessing what secrets are about to be revealed: secrets that will turn his life upside down and amend his callous attitude towards women.

    Regular price: $24.17

  • Book 5

    • One Hot Country Summer

    • By: Rebecca Shaw
    • Narrated by: Anne Cater
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Kate has been looking forward to returning to Barleybridge Veterinary Hospital as a student, shadowing the vets on their rounds. She thought she had got over her feelings for Scott, the Australian vet, and is alarmed to discover that her passion has not waned. She also gets more than she bargained for in the new arrival at the practice, Virginia, who doesn't seem to have a good word for anyone. Soon, however, Virginia's reserve is forced to crumble in the face of both tragedy and joy.

    Regular price: $24.17

  • Book 6

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