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The Real Katie Lavendar Audiobook

The Real Katie Lavendar

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Publisher's Summary

At 30, Katie Lavender thinks she is better than most when it comes to dealing with life's surprises. But when she gets a request to visit a solicitor, she's not expecting the dramatic turn her life is about to take. There, she receives a letter from her deceased mother that literally changes everything she ever knew about herself...

©2011 Erica James (P)2011 Orion Publishing Group Ltd

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    Marie Birmingham, United Kingdom 05/02/2012
    Marie Birmingham, United Kingdom 05/02/2012 Member Since 2011
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    "The real Katie Lavender"

    You are back, the past couple of books have be a bit Mills and Boon and the books I really enjoyed were the early life stories. I must admit I wanted to slap the Father as he was such a wimp but he came good in the end. I always think your main character always draws you in so she could be your best friend by the end of the book. A very good read or listen.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Karen newton abbot, United Kingdom 24/06/2012
    Karen newton abbot, United Kingdom 24/06/2012
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    "A good read"

    Without spoiling a plot line for readers, I found that there were tears running down my face as I was listening to how the family coped with Neil's story. This happened in my family and I was struck by the accurate portraying of reactions of other people.
    Over all I enjoyed listening to it and was sad when it ended.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Dawn 11/02/2015
    Dawn 11/02/2015 Member Since 2017
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    "A secret that changed everything."
    Any additional comments?

    Well worth downloading, I loved this from beginning to end and was disappointed when it was finished. Having read some less than favourable reviews I was a bit sceptical but it certainly did not disappoint . It was perhaps what I would call a good holiday read, not too taxing but certainly very, very enjoyable. If you read for enjoyment and not to analyse and interpret then this is well worth reading.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    lynsay g Glasgow UK 09/11/2016
    lynsay g Glasgow UK 09/11/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "A great story"

    This is an excellent easy listening audio book. It's not difficult to follow & is simply a great story!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Valerie 02/11/2016
    Valerie 02/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "fantastic read"

    Everything about this book was fantastic . A brilliant story I could not stop reading.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jill Forsey 07/08/2016
    Jill Forsey 07/08/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "An easy listen"

    Believable characters and situations
    Thought provoking whilst giving us a lesson in forgiving others and ourselves

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    lynn clough 03/07/2015
    lynn clough 03/07/2015 Member Since 2017
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    "All's well that ends well"
    What did you like most about The Real Katie Lavendar?

    The long road through complications and some silliness to get where we wanted to be


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Katy, because she felt real


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    Grandmothers conversation with Katy


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes I loved it


    Any additional comments?

    great stuff and nonsense a great summer read

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Doris Suckling 02/07/2015
    Doris Suckling 02/07/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Wonderful story"

    I loved the premise of a search for "who am I" and how people often think that their persona is set by other's labelling of them.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs. K. I. Richards 09/06/2015 Member Since 2009
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    "erica james at her best."
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    this is the story of Katie lavender who goes in search for her biological father to find out more about him and his family. its about the impact a suicide has on the family and also the impact katie has on the lives of the family members.
    filled with characters you become involved with and the situations they find themselves in this is a very good story.
    flinty Williams doesn't perform this story, she reads it which means it can become confusing in knowing which person is speaking. it would have been a five star if she had given the different characters their own voice.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Marion 30/04/2013
    Marion 30/04/2013 Member Since 2016
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    "Good Story shame about the reader"

    I enjoyed this book and was gripped from the beginning but the reader sounded about 15 and it sounded ridiculous when she was reading the supposed words of a 90 year old. At times it was also hard to tell who was speaking.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    27/04/13
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    "Really lovely story"

    I love Finty Williams reading this style of book, it really suits her voice. I enjoyed the main charachter Katie Lavender.

    I don't usually listen to romance novels but this had depth and kindness, a lovely story read by a wonderful narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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