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A Vintage Summer

Narrated by: Colleen Prendergast
Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
4 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of A Vintage Summer, written by Cathy Bramley and read by Colleen Prendergast.

A sparkling summer story that's full of surprises!

London has not been kind to Lottie Allbright. Realising it’s time to cut and run, she packs up and moves back home - but finds her family in disarray. In need of a new place to stay, Lottie takes up the offer of a live-in job managing a local vineyard. There’s a lot to learn - she didn’t even know grapes could grow so far north!

Butterworth Wines in the rolling Derbyshire hills has always been run on love and passion, but a tragic death has left everyone at a loss. Widowed Betsy is trying to keep the place afloat but is harbouring a debilitating secret. Meanwhile her handsome but interfering grandson, Jensen, is trying to convince her to sell up and move into a home.

Lottie’s determined to save Butterworth Wines, but with all this and an unpredictable English summer to deal with, it’ll be a challenge.

And that’s before she discovers something that will turn her summer - and her world - upside down....
 

©2019 Cathy Bramley (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

Critic Reviews

"Delightfully warm with plenty of twists and turns." (Trisha Ashley)

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Jenson was a woos

The story itself showed promise but the weak characters let it down. Lotti was too perfect. Jenson was a woos, and his character seemed like an afterthought to make it a romance. The story plot about Buttersworth was interesting and I learned a lot about winemaking. Narrator did a good job, but Jenson voice was a bit feminine. Sorry.

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  • eddieb
  • 08-05-2019

Yet another heart warming story.

Thank you Cathy Bramley for filling my sleepless hours with that warms happy, calm feeling.

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  • Patrick
  • 08-04-2019

Unputdownable

This book had me hooked from the beginning. Lots of twists and turns that kept me coming back for more. A definite re-listen.

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  • Christina Croft
  • 22-06-2019

Lovely Story

loved it, couldn't put it down really enjoyable ,the narrator was very good ,must read.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 13-06-2019

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I really ebjoyed this book looking Forward to read some more when
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  • Helly
  • 12-06-2019

Amazing book

This book was fantastic from start to end, the characters are so believable and you cannot help liking them all (except Harvey 😀) I didn’t want the story to end I wanted to continue to find out the goings on at Butterworth wines. Loved the fact the was an epilogue to tie everything together. Absolutely loved this book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-06-2019

wonderful

this story is so heartfelt and compelling. colleen prendergast is wonderfully suited to narrate all of cathy bramleys books

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  • Emma
  • 22-05-2019

nice listen, while in a quiet office

enjoyable story, likeable characters. Will def listen to another one of Cathy's stories.

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  • mrs katherine anne burkill
  • 21-05-2019

Lovely, a feel good story

I really enjoyed this story from beginning to the end, characters and scenarios. I do like a woman who stands up for themselves and I think in a way Lottie has had to. I still think the police should have been called for the horrible Harvey. And we all dream about having a bit of Jensen in our lives.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-05-2019

Delightful.

Once started I found this hard to put down. Such a well researched
Subject. all characters described so well, you feel as if you know them personally.
Very descriptive and beautifully read.
Loved it and hated coming to the end.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-04-2019

Brilliant story

Cathy Bramley just gets better and better; narration was also well done.
I highly recommend this audiobook.