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Cat and Fiddle

Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
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Summary

Cat & Fiddle centres on two families whose lives become entwined at the country estate of Bourne Abbey. While Dr. Choudhury is busy advising Henry Bourne on the restoration of the abbey to its former glory, his wife's main concern is marrying off their three children, whose chances of good matches are dwindling by the day. Thankfully the royal family always seems to have a solution to her problems: how to find a wife for a reluctant son; how to manage a difficult father-in-law; and, of course, how not to deal with an interfaith relationship.Then there's the Bourne family. Henry's wife, Thea, is feeling lost now that she's got the lifestyle for which she's always longed. His elder brother, Richard, a successful London barrister, finds himself increasingly drawn to the family home and the inheritance that he's given up. Meanwhile Henry just wants to keep the peace, but that's proving to be tricky.... And finally there's Bourne Abbey itself: the repository of an ancient mystery that links the histories and cultures of the Bournes and the Choudhurys in a way no one could have anticipated. Lesley Jorgensen trained as a registered nurse while also completing simultaneous arts and law degrees and has worked as a medical-negligence lawyer in Australia and England. While in England she married into a Muslim Anglo and Bangladeshi family. She now lives in Adelaide with her two children. Cat & Fiddle is her first novel.
©2014 Lesley Jorgensen (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Critic reviews

"An exuberant debut, bubbling with energy and insight." (Cate Kennedy)
"This charming story of love and family and class and religion is not just for Austen fans--it's utterly irresistible." (Toni Jordan)

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