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Summary

The first book in the dramatic new saga from the number one Sunday Times best-selling author. 

Holding the letter in trembling hands, Daisy’s future crumbled before her – the words engraved on her heart forever. 

The village of Little Creek, the long winter of 1867.  

The first flakes of snow are falling when Daisy Marshall, secretly engaged to her master's son, finds herself jilted at the altar.  

Heartbroken, Daisy flees to the small village of Little Creek, nestled on the coast of Essex. There she is warmly welcomed – but the village is poverty-stricken, suffering under a cruel lord of the manor. And when cholera hits, the villagers are truly in dire straits.  

Determined to help, Daisy makes new friends in earnest doctor Nicholas and dashing smuggler Jay – but also dangerous new enemies, who threaten to destroy everything she’s built. Can Daisy save the village and find happiness in time for Christmas?

©2019 Dilly Court (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Brilliant as always Dilly Court

Loved it. couldn't stop listening. I love all the Chiristmas books. thank you Dilly Court

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Lovely story

Really enjoyed the story and am about to down load the second in the series. Narrated brilliantly a usual

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The Christmas Wedding

A lovely, relaxing, very well read story, with plenty of twists and turns, very difficult to stop listening to it! Addictive

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what a great story

this is a love story with a lot off twists and turns which see the girl ending up marrying the local squire

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wonderful

what a wonderful story. as always annie read beautifully. together dilly and annie are a match made in heaven. thank you.

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Interesting but a little frustrating

As sadly and frequently happens with American authors, they cannot help themselves but include Americanisms in stories set in England! Every time I heard the word "creek", it grated on me and since every place and home seems to be called Creek ****, that was quite often! There were others too, which were equally annoying, but the story albeit a little slow to get started was a bit different than your usually HR books and as I'd downloaded the set and listened to them one after the other, so on balance, I managed to put up with them.

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loved the story and the narration

This is now my third Dilly Court book in a row, which tells you something! I have enjoyed every single one of them!

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Lovely, gripping story

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and found I had to keep listening and didn’t want to stop until it was finished.

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Story ok but the narration was awful. I don't think I could listen to this again.

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Christmas wedding.

loved it. lovely storyline. well told. took me back to times when life was a struggle for most people

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Very nice listen

Greatly enjoyed this book. Good look into 1900s England. Well written and characters well developed.

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  • Agatha Istanbul
  • 26-11-19

Didn't care for narration

The narrator's voice was too old for Daisy and the other young women in the story! She was fine for the older women but I could never picture Daisy as a young woman because of the voice of Annie Aldington. It was a poor choice of whomever picked the narrator to read this book. The narrator had a lower class British accent which was fine for many of the characters, but she could not change it to an upper class British accent when required. Also, the story was to trite and predictable. I didn't like all the long descriptions of the various illnesses either. I may return this book, if possible.