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Summary

Jo Thomas's irresistible novel transports you straight to the mountains of Crete. A gorgeous, sun-filled new read from the author of The Oyster Catcher, The Olive Branch, and Late Summer in the Vineyard.

We never forget the one who got away.

Eighteen years ago Nell fell in love in the mountains of Crete and life changed forever. Nell's daughter, Demi, has never met her dad. Nell never saw him again.

When she gets the chance to return to the hilltop town of Vounoplagia - where everything began - Nell can't resist the urge to go back and find him.

Working on a honey farm perched high up in the hills, there's plenty to keep her busy. And she will quickly realise the town harbours just as many secrets as she does.

But if Nell's favourite romantic films are right, there's a happy ending in store for each of us. All she has to do is seek out the magic of the mountains....

Jo Thomas takes you there.

©2017 Jo Thomas (P)2017 Headline Audiobooks

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  • suet
  • West Sussex, UK
  • 30-11-17

A lovely Grecian Idyll

Jo Thomas does it again, brilliant narration, twisty turny storyline, very atmospheric. When is the next one out? I can't wait!

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The Honey Farm on the Hill

Really enjoyed this romantic, colourful tale. I could almost feel the heat of the sun, smell the aroma of the herbs and hear sheep! A happy ending too.

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Good story

I liked the story,
As I listen at night when I can’t sleep I found the volume difficult, i found it was either too loud or if I had it lower I couldn’t hear the whisper, it was a bit frustrating and not relaxing, otherwise loved the story.

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ok

I bought this book as I love Crete. Although I did finish it, I didn't love it. it was just ok

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I enjoyed the story although obvious at times but narrative was hard to hear clearly.

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A wonderful escape

very visual and I was taken to this place filled with fragrant Herbs and Delicious Honey