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Summary

From the internationally best-selling author of Christmas in the Snow comes another spellbindingly beautiful story for winter.

Christmas on Primrose Hill is a spellbinding, emotional and romantic tale from the best-selling author of Christmas at Tiffany's, Karen Swan.

On Primrose Hill...

Twinkling lights brighten London's Primrose Hill as Christmas nears - but for Nettie Watson, it's not parties and presents that she wants.

Promises are made....

For Nettie, Christmas serves only as a stark reminder of the life she used to have.... One day she made a promise never to leave home, and so far she's stayed true to her word.

Promises are broken....

Under the glaring spotlight of the world's media, Nettie is unexpectedly caught up in a 21st-century storm.... Her exploits have made her a global name and attracted the attention of one of the world's most eligible men - famous frontman Jamie Westlake. But now she has his attention, does she want to keep it?

©2015 Karen Swan (P)2015 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

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great booj

This is a great book. I loved it. It made me smile nearly from beginning and to the end :-)

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Just what I wanted

A great little pre-christmas listen. Silly and lovely at the same time, I really enjoyed it.

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Imogen Church perform brilliantly in the narrative

Imogen Church perform brilliantly in the narrative giving each character a very distinctive individual personality. The story is also great bringing in many relateable events and landmarks of London alongside much deeper topics.

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slow to start

very slow to start but stick with it, it gets better. easy listening and typical storyline

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One of Karen Swans best

I have heard a lot of Karen Swans books, and thus is definitely one of the best. made even more magical by Imogen Church, who is an amazing narrator...

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Disappointed

I’ve listened and loved quite a few Karen Swans but this one I found really annoying and I didn’t like any of the characters and I’ve listened for quite a bit and there doesn’t seem to be much of a story compared to her other stories

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Loving it, still listening

This is the first book for many a day that is literally making me smile as I listen. I’m about quarter of the way through, and going to take my time with the remainder. Who am I kidding- I’m going to binge listen until this feel good book has been devoured. Obviously, I have already drawn my conclusions as to the ending but as I’ve already been surprised a couple of times, so maybe the ending will also surprise me. Watch this space 🤨.

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Not really my sort of thing but gave it a try as something different. Didn't really enjoy it, just my personal opinion.

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Funny, poignant page turner

I loved this book, it made me laugh out loud in places at some of the mad antics of Netty and her gang. The underlying story of hope, despair and loss made me keep turning the pages

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Great

The first one I've started and stopped as I really disliked Jules' voice!
Glad I carried on as it was one of my favourite books so far that the author has written.