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Summary

Merren Hardy is delighted when her thirst for new experiences turns into a holiday job for an attractive older woman. She's more than happy to be muse, model, assistant, and lover - especially lover - for brilliant and successful Bianca Graves. After all, Merren's smart with a big-picture view of the world and a practical streak wide enough to deal with Bianca's difficulties. She's a problem-solver. Except there's one problem Merren's never had to solve before - what happens when you fall in love with a woman who can't see you properly?

Bianca's an artist losing her sight, desperate to find a way to continue painting and keep her career and sense of identity. She needs more than a muse, more than a young woman to model for her. She needs someone to reach out and touch her when everything's going dark - and help her find the way back to her life. Which surely means Merren's too young, too different, worlds apart in experience. Bianca knows a summer fling at such a difficult time is one thing - but it can't go any further.

As it turns out, however - there's more than one way to be blind.

Contains mature themes.

©2018 Ana McKenzie (P)2020 Tantor

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  • Jerilyn
  • 21-02-20

I Adore This Beautiful Book

I just needed something to read while waiting for a few lesbian novels to be released from my favorite authors and favorite narrators. I am so glad I chose this book. It is lovely and made even better by the narrator's performance. I am walking away with another favorite author and huge narrator fan. I cant wait to search for any lesbian novels that either of these 2 women are a part of.

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  • AJ Holmes
  • 24-02-21

Never judge a book by its cover!

Things are not always what they seem and neither are people. This is a beautiful story of humility, adapting and overcoming life's challenges, and love all rolled up in one. Bianca was dealt one blow when her wife died in a car accident and now five years later, she's losing her vision. Art is her life and she's not giving it up anytime soon, she's just needs a muse/model to help her to adjust her craft. That's where we have Merren, a college student looking for a temporary job during the holidays, something different from her already forward progressing endeavors. However, Merren isn't your typical college student and there's more to her than Bianca realizes because she's so frantic with having to adjust to a different way of living and painting. Merren will prove to be more than just a muse for Bianca's craft, she'll help open her up in other ways as well.

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  • Sab
  • 17-04-20

Amazing book

It’s been a whole since I listened to such a great story, very well narrated as well.

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  • Margaret
  • 26-03-20

Excellent!

I loved Times Like These. I loved Merron and Bianca. I loved the relationship between the three women in Merron's family. A great story. Isabelle Gordon does a great job with the narration.