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The Botanist's Daughter

Narrated by: Caroline Lee
Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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Summary

A buried secret....

Present day: Anna is focused on growing her new gardening business and renovating her late grandmother's house. But when she discovers a box hidden in a wall cavity, containing watercolours of exotic plants, an old diary and a handful of seeds, she finds herself thrust into a centuries-old mystery. One that will send her halfway across the world to Kew Gardens and then on to Cornwall in search of the truth.

A lady adventurer....

1886: Elizabeth Trebithick is determined to fulfil her father's dying wish and continue his life's work as an adventurer and plant hunter. So when she embarks on a perilous journey to discover a rare and miraculous flower, she will discover that the ultimate betrayal can be found even across the seas....

Can a mysterious flower bring two women, separated by centuries, together?

©2019 Kayte Nunn (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group

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Utterly dreadful narrator

The story wasn't bad but the screeching narrator ruined it and her attempts at British and even worse Cornish accents were laughable.

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The worst audio book I have ever had the misfortune of trying to listen to

Utter vacuous tripe, complete lack of craft, cluttered with valueless description and superficial insight.
Compounded by a reading with as much grasp on delivery as a ninety year falling down a flight of stairs.
It might get better after the first two hours, but who cares?