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Summer at Skylark Farm

Narrated by: Karen Cass
Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
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Summary

Escape the cold winter nights with Sunday Times top five best seller Heidi Swain's Summer at Skylark Farm

Amber is a city girl at heart. So when her boyfriend, Jake, suggests they move to the countryside to help out at his family farm, she doesn't quite know how to react. But work has been hectic, and she needs a break, so she decides to grasp the opportunity and make the best of it.  

Dreaming of organic orchards, paddling in streams and frolicking in fields, Amber packs up her things and moves to Skylark Farm. But life is not quite how she imagined - it's cold and dirty, and the farm buildings are dilapidated and crumbling.  

But Amber is determined to make the best of it and throws herself into farm life. Can she really fit in here? And can she and Jake stay together when they are so different?  

A story of love in the countryside from the Sunday Times best-selling author of the The Cherry Tree Café and Sleigh Rides and Silver Bells at the Christmas Fair

©2016 Heidi Swain (P)2018 Simon & Schuster UK

Critic reviews

"A real cracker of a read." (Penny Parkes, author of Practice Makes Perfect)

"Fans of Carole Matthews will enjoy this heartfelt novel." (Katie Oliver)  

"A heart-warming sweet treat of a read." (Mandy Baggot, author of Those Summer Nights)

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Very enjoyable

Lovely summer story taking you right into the heart of country living and away from the stress of city living. As always, a predictable plot (which makes it more relaxing and enjoyable for me!) and beautifully narrated by Karen Cass who always does an excellent job.
I would like to go to Skylark Farm for my next holiday!........

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Nostalgic getaway

Easy, rural idyll listening that won’t challenge your brain but will warm your heart . Sometimes just what’s required.

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Great Story

Loved this book didn't want it to end love Karen Kass great narrator 5* 😊

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Enchanting story!

Thoroughly enjoyable from start to finish. The narration was superb. Lighthearted and fun. A good bedtime read.

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More binge easy listening...

Love the community Heidi Swain cleverly builds up in each book. Easy going & predictable - but perfect for relaxing. Beautifully read by Karen Cass. On to the next book & headphones ready as the New Year house clear out begins tomorrow!

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Just lovely!

This was my first Heidi Swain story and I loved it! The narrator did an excellent job too. Thumbs up all round and I'm heading off right now to put the next one in my basket.

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Brilliant book

Loved it, wish there was a follow on. Really love reading heidi swainn books, always leave a lovely feeling.

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enjoyable read

i enjoyed this book, nice story, easy listening . i would recommend you purchase this

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Delight and suspense

This author has the wonderful knack of transporting the listener right alongside the characters. Would love to see all these Winthorp novels in a tv series.

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Another amazing story!!

As always these books are unputdownable i just couldn't stop reading absolutely loved everythink .

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  • 10-05-19

Lovely cozy story.

This is the second book in this series I have listen to. I plan to get all the books in the series. They are becoming a new favorite.

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  • Julie Belle
  • 22-03-19

Could have been so much better if only ...

Jake hadn't been such a b*tthead, the ridiculous big misunderstanding that tried to make Amber the one in the wrong, and the true villains of the story just walking away without even a slap on the wrist.
I simply can't say enough about what an unlikable man Jake was from beginning to end. Ugh!
The premise of the story and the details of the farm were wonderful; such a shame it was wasted - could've left everyone out except Amber, Aunt Annie, and maybe Jessica.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-02-19

Another wonderful book

Loved this book! The story line, the characters the setting everything was perfect!! Can’t wait to read another one of Heidi’s books