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    • The Memory Garden

    • By: Rachel Hore
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    Lamorna Cove - a tiny bay in Cornwall, picturesque, unspoilt. A hundred years ago it was the haunt of a colony of artists. Today, Mel Pentreath hopes it is a place where she can escape the pain of her mother's death and a broken love affair, and gradually put her life back together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bring a live Lomorna

    • By maggie on 05-05-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Last Letter Home

    • By: Rachel Hore
    • Narrated by: Jenny Funnell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    On holiday with friends, young historian Briony Andrews becomes fascinated with a wartime story of a ruined villa in the hills behind Naples. Briony’s grandfather had been a British soldier during the Italian campaign of 1943 in that very area. Handed a bundle of letters that were found after the war, Briony sets off to trace the fate of their sender, Sarah Bailey. As Briony begins to uncover the story, she encounters resentments and secrets still tightly guarded.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Way too many characters

    • By Paula on 29-08-18

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The House on Bellevue Gardens

    • By: Rachel Hore
    • Narrated by: Helen Lloyd
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Rosa has arrived in London from Poland to look for her younger brother, Mikhail. He is supposed to be staying with their English father, but when she visits the house she finds it's locked up, and there's no sign of either of them. Stef is running away from her boyfriend, Oliver. Frightened, friendless and far from her family, she needs somewhere to hide. All three find refuge at 11 Bellevue Gardens. Here its owner, Leonie, once herself found sanctuary and now opens her house to others in need.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Multiple characters linked by a house

    • By Heidi on 11-07-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Glass Painter's Daughter

    • By: Rachel Hore
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Fran Morrison, a travelling musician, is summoned home to London after her father suffers a stroke. She finds herself in charge of the family business - a stained glass workshop. When the vicar of the local church asks Fran to restore a shattered window, her research into its origins uncovers a fascinating and moving love story from the Victorian past that resonates in her own life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoyable story

    • By Mrs on 03-11-09

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Week in Paris

    • By: Rachel Hore
    • Narrated by: Avita Jay
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    September 1937. Kitty Travers enrols at the Conservatoire on the banks of the Seine to pursue her dream of becoming a concert pianist. But then war breaks out and the city of light falls into shadow.... Nearly 25 years later, Fay Knox, a talented young violinist, visits Paris on tour with her orchestra. She barely knows the city, so why does it feel so familiar? Soon touches of memory become something stronger, and she realises her connection with these streets runs deeper than she ever expected.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic book

    • By david dodson (purple triangle ltd) on 25-09-15

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Silent Tide

    • By: Rachel Hore
    • Narrated by: Gerri Halligan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    Rachel Hore's intriguing and suspenseful new novel magnificently connects the very different worlds of two young women, who are linked by their individual quests for truth, love and happiness. When editor Emily Gordon commissions an account of the great English novelist Hugh Morton, she finds herself caught between Morton's formidable widow, Jacqueline, and the charming biographer, Joel Richards. What is the secret buried in Morton’s past? One winter's day in 1948, a chance meeting for Isabel Barber leads to a fascinating career in publishing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Strong holiday read set in 50s and present day

    • By debbieg on 12-04-15

    Regular price: £17.39

    • The Dream House

    • By: Rachel Hore
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year, 2007.

    Londoners Kate and Simon must balance the raising of two young children whilst holding stressful jobs. As things start to fall apart, they decide to uproot to the Suffolk coast. Kate battles to make a new life for the family under her mother-in-law's roof as they search in vain for the perfect home. When she stumbles upon the house of her dreams, it's tantalisingly out of reach. It belongs to a frail old lady, Agnes.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Searching for the country idyll

    • By Amanda on 01-08-11

    Regular price: £35.79