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Courting the Countess

By: Jenny Frame
Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
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Summary

Professor of Archeology Henrietta "Harry" Knight becomes Countess of Axedale upon her father's death and takes a sabbatical from Cambridge University to begin refurbishing the long-neglected and run-down Axedale Hall. The child of a loveless marriage, witness to her father's infidelities and her mother's pain, Harry has no intention of ever falling in love.

Annie Brannigan is a survivor, remaining positive through hardships. As an agency housekeeper, she moves from post to post with her daughter Riley, taking care of people who have everything she will never have. Annie's greatest wish is to find her happy ever after, but she fears this dream will never come true.

Can love restore the countess's heart and the crumbling Axedale Hall, or will the foundations of love turn to dust at the first challenge?

©2016 Jenny Frame (P)2016 Bold Strokes Books Inc
  • Series: Axedale, Book 1
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: LGBTQ+

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Great story poorly read

I love this book and have read it several times. It's a wonderful story of how love in all its forms can transform a person.

Unfortunately the reader for the audiobook really disappoints. Everything is fine until she voices the character of 10 year old Riley when her voice becomes loud and shrill ; so much so that it breaks you right out of the story.

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Feel good

A pleasant listen that should trigger some feel good emotions. Not demanding but lots of charm.

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brilliant

love it so funny and warm relatable story I laughed out loud. loved it very.

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Great heart warming story enjoyed Audible and written word ,disovers five stars will quite happy to listen and read time and time again

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Enjoyed the lot

Not as well polished as others in genre but still a very enjoyable experience. Predictable but comforting, warming the heart with lovable characters. I’d like to move to Axdale if it existed.

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