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Bramble Challoner has had a very normal upbringing. She lives in the suburbs of London with her parents and works at the call centre down the road. She still goes out with the boy she met at school. Bramble is dying for an adventure. So when her grandfather, Lord Penrose, dies, leaving his huge, rambling house in Cornwall to her, Bramble packs her bags immediately, dragging along her best friend Katie. The sleepy village of Tremarnock had better be ready....

©2017 Emma Burstall (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

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Better the Devil you know

First class story and interesting and enjoyable enough to read in the day. Looking forward to the development of this new series. Ms Bybee is a top class entertainer. Top class narration by Emma Wilder

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Tremarnock summer

I didn't want it to finish.i loved it ,with all its twists & turns. Can't wait for the next.

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This is a sweet, gentle story ...

... which I listened to while Ill in bed. It won’t blow your socks off, the ending is about as predictable as it gets ...but if you’re after something that’s not too taxing, doesn’t have a cast of characters requiring a family tree, is engagingly delivered and holds no unwanted shocks or surprises this will fit the bill. Had I listened to it in different circumstances I’m thinking my rating may have been different, bu as it is I’m happy to let my five stars stand ... at least for the time being.

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Disappointing third book as I loved first and second series

I loved the first book as the characters were strong and story gripping.
The 2nd there was new characters and a gripping storyline.
This book I couldn't wait for it to end, without giving anything away although it was nice to catch up with Liz - I found the storyline with the mansion and the 2 drippy girls boring, even the graffiti and trouble - why bother writing it when you don't know why the characters have done it, and then some of new characters were so bland.
Shame I was really really looking forward to this one

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Chiclit

Well read, but a disappointing, predictable story. The airhead heroine was beyond belief. She was frustratingly, cringingly shallow. It may be better suited to a much younger reader/listener.

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Tremarnock summer

I listened to this to the end hoping something would happen,it was Very long predictable and boring,don’t waste your time or money

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loved it

really good book. well told making you feel like you're in the place. recommended

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Boring

nothing happens, predictable, shallow, just mindlessly dull, one of the worst books I've ever read

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SPOILERS

I am a big fan of light fiction as it helps me relax on long walks. This book sounded promising - an ordinary girl inherits a mansion after her evil grandfather's death and moves to the countryside. There were too many characters introduced early on and they never became relevant to the story. I understand the author was trying to set a scene of a small town dynamic but it came a little short. The characters are not very relatable, and we don't get to know anyone on a deeper level. Bramble refers to the woman who raised her from the age of 2 as her stepmother (or her father's wife) and doesn't want to come support her at an event. She is bored of her boyfriend of ~10 years, cheats on him at the first opportunity and is not even remorseful when he finds out. She has the thoughts and the behaviour of an adolescent girl, which is hard to relate to. I would give this one a miss.

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A Lightweight Holiday Listen

Bought as a cut-price offer, I found this the perfect not-too-taxing listen for a sunny day. Obvious characterization, more ups and downs than a funfair....and I thoroughly enjoyed it for being unashamedly what it was.