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Nether Stapling Manor nor any of the fine family possessions of this stately home really belonged to Lady Laura, but for more than 20 years she had enjoyed them undisturbed. Many people in the nearby little town of Rivering were well aware of the situation. No one was worried except nice old Cosmo Brierley, trustee of the Estate, and he had no control whatever over this eccentric aristocrat. His one comfort was that Lady Laura was a wonderful custodian of the place, keeping all intact and cherished, even making money by son et lumière in summer and her successful (if unlawful) use of the Stapling land.

But when the beautiful young blonde owner of the estate arrives from America, there are certain surprises in store for everyone....

©2019 Elizabeth Cadell (P)2021 The Heirs of Elizabeth Cadell

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  • 03-09-21

Another enjoyable listen by Elizabeth Cadell

The Haymaker, also known as Royal Summons, was written in 1972 and takes place in an English village. With this Audible version we are fortunate to have as narrator, her daughter, Janet Cadell Reynolds.
It's a lovely humorous story with interesting characters and a beautiful romance. I read it when it was first published as I read all her books when they first came out. Now I am lucky enough to also be able to listen to it!.
I recommend it highly!