Waiting For Spring

  • by R. J. Keller
  • Narrated by Caroline Shaffer
  • 18 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Tess Dyer's husband, Jason, promised to love her forever. That was eleven years ago, before the fights, before the pain, before the bitter divorce. Now he is just another in a long line of people who rejected Tess, from her coldly distant mother to the seemingly endless string of one-night stands from her youth whose names she can't remember. Desperate to escape the pain of the past, Tess flees her small Maine hometown of Brookfield for the even smaller New Mills. There, she hopes to start over and forget what she left behind...with the help, perhaps, of her handsome new neighbor, Brian. He is drawn to Tess's quirky, outspoken nature, and to the beauty he sees in her haunting paintings. She tells herself he is just a warm young body to help mask the pain, though his kindness and his affection for his troubled sister are having quite an effect on her bruised heart. But the fear of losing his love is always there, and when a man from her past unexpectedly shows up, Tess's personal demons threaten to destroy the fragile happiness she has found with Brian. Ultimately, she must make a choice: continue wandering through life, drifting and numb, or confront the cruel realities of her past once and for all and finally start living.

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A Lovely Find!

Whilst trying to find another good book to listen to I came across this on Amazon and gave it a go - turned out to be one of the best I have listened to this year!
Very well written and brilliantly narrated. Made me laugh out loud and shed a few tears too.
I just can't comprehend why lovely books like this are not reviewed or advertised enough - there are many badly written & narrated books to be found, believe me I know, I am an audio book addict - this one is most certainly a great find.
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- Mother Bear

Small Town Relations

Tess has just got divorced, life is pretty miserable, so she moves to a new town and meets a new man. Taking it slowly they get closer and the rest of the book delves into their and the townsfolks' relations.
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- sarahmoose2000

Book Details

  • Release Date: 21-12-2012
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio