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In the Far Pashmina Mountains

Narrated by: Heather Wilds
Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
4 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)
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Summary

From shipwreck and heartbreak to treachery and war: can their love survive?

Abandoned as a baby and raised in a remote lighthouse off the wild Northumberland coast, Alice Fairchild has always dreamed of adventure. When a fierce storm wrecks a ship nearby, she risks everything in an act of bravery that alters the course of her life.

Aboard the doomed vessel is the handsome John Sinclair, a Scottish soldier on his way to India. The connection between them is instant, but soon fate intervenes and leaves Alice heartbroken and alone. Determined to take charge of her destiny but secretly hoping her path will cross again with John’s, she too makes a new start in colonial India.

Life there is colorful and exotic, but beneath the bright facade is an undercurrent of violence, and when the British invade Afghanistan, Alice is caught up in the dangerous campaign. When at last she hears news of John, she is torn between two very different lives. But will she follow her head or her heart?

©2018 Janet MacLeod Trotter (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing Inc., all rights reserved.

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Great story but read like a shopping list

In my opinion it is narrated by the most boring voiced person. She could make the most exciting book sound like a shopping list. I had to keep rewinding because I found myself switching off, it’s a real shame, because I love the author and the story is great.

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  • C. Cassisa
  • Hastings, E. Suusex, England
  • 01-02-19

Good Story but.......

This was a good story with great, well defined characters but the reading was awful. The narrator's voice was robotic and boring with little or no emphasis or emphasis, when there was any, in the wrong places. She did the accents of the characters in the speaking parts ok but the rest of it was awful, annoying and ruined the story for me completely. I definitely wouldn't buy any more books with this narrator doing the reading.

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  • Scotland
  • 21-01-19

Excellent story, awful narration

As always, Janet Macleod Trotter's attention to detail and storyline is faultless … but by chapter three I had to give up on this audiobook and buy a hardcopy to finish it. I couldn't listen to that narrator a second longer. I will make sure I don't buy any other book with this narrator, totally unbearable. I very much urge you to listen to the sample before you purchase this and if you don't make it through that, buy the hardcopy. I will be doing that in future!

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  • Evelyn Schumacher
  • 01-02-19

Intriguing historical

Excellent detail and characters. I was drawn into the story as if I was present. Excellent read

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  • Kimberly Torrens
  • 16-01-19

Wonderful story of lost, found, lost again, found again love

The story was captivating. Fictional story set against historical facts. The narration was good, however I did not like the way the narrative bits of the story were read like a check list with the same pattern throughout the book. Kinda sounded like it was the direction given to the narrator. The dialogue was more animated. Overall, it did not deter me from listening to the entire book.

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  • Haveenoughstuff
  • 11-01-19

Frustrating Indian/uk historical fiction

Although much of this novel was based on real characters, the two main ones were fictional. The British/Indian/ historical era of the late 19th century was interesting,. However, the main characters’ chances for happiness were thwarted so many times it made the novel rather ponderous. Good narration, just a bit sluggish and complicated as a novel.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-12-18

Reader is a computer

The story would have been alright but the reader must be a computer as there is nothing natural or human in her reading. Quite the strangest I have ever heard.

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  • Lee Ann
  • 21-10-18

So Victorian!

For those who love all things British, this is a great story and beautifully performed. The heroine is fiercely brave and resilient in all things except one bad marriage.

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  • there^se
  • 17-11-18

Heading to trucker novel

Embarassing,,too much lust,Despite bad marriag e abusive marriage ,I do not
not to infidelity!
This could have been avoided ,if the main female char after ,had listened to her beloved s, friend .Not to fall for thi as womanizing false charmer kyes..


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