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  • A Leap of Faith

  • By: Trisha Ashley
  • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

Sappho Jones stopped counting birthdays when she reached 30, but even with her hazy grip on mathematics she realises that she's on the slippery slope to the big four-oh! With the thought suddenly lodged in her mind that she's a mere cat's whisker away from becoming a single eccentric female living in a country cottage in Wales, she has the urge to do something dramatic before it's too late. The trouble is, as an adventurous woman of a certain age, Sappho's pretty much been there, done that, got the T-shirt. In fact the only thing she hasn't tried is motherhood.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What a disappointment!

  • By mary C. Irving on 27-01-17

Loved it!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-07-18

Loved the characters. Found myself laughing out loud and completely absorbed into the story.

Only way I would describe this book is slightly nutty with witty humour and romance thrown in.

  • Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses

  • By: Carole Matthews
  • Narrated by: Julia Barrie
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223

Christie Chapman is a single mum who spends her days commuting to her secretarial job in London and looking after her teenage son, Finn. It's not an easy life but Christie finds comfort in her love of crafting, and spends her spare time working on her beautiful creations. From intricately designed cards to personalised gifts, Christie's flair for the handmade knows no bounds and it's not long before opportunity comes knocking. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Long Story for a predictable end.

  • By Lana on 15-01-17

Paper hearts

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-01-17

An easy listen that had me identifying with the characters, weeping, laughing and the perfect ending.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Ivy Lane

  • By: Cathy Bramley
  • Narrated by: Colleen Prendergast
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180

From spring to summer, autumn to winter, a lot can happen in a single year.... Tilly Parker needs a fresh start, fresh air, and a fresh attitude if she is ever to leave the past behind and move on with her life. As she seeks out peace and quiet in a new town, taking on a plot at Ivy Lane allotments seems like the perfect solution. But the friendly Ivy Lane community has other ideas and gradually draw Tilly in to their cosy, comforting world of planting seedlings, organizing bake sales, and planning seasonal parties.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ivy Lane.... A lovely warm escapism

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-07-16

Fun easy listening!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-09-15

Great story with lots of interesting characters. I was absorbed into the story instantly. The narrator had an easy to listen to voice that drew you into the story and made it easy to follow.