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Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights

Narrated by: Jilly Bond, Carole Matthews
Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (2 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Includes an exclusive letter to the listener read by Carole Matthews herself!

Indulge in this lovely, cake-filled novel of romance and friendship. Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights is top three Sunday Times best-selling Carole Matthews at her heart-warming best!

Fay and Danny are madly in love, and it's all Fay's ever dreamed of. But she left everything - including the delightful cake shop she used to run - to be with Danny on his cosy canal boat, The Dreamcatcher. And as she soon finds out, making delicious cakes on the water isn't always smooth sailing!

Then Fay gets a call from her friends, a call that sends her back to her friends and the Cake Shop in the Garden. It will be hard being away from Danny, but their relationship is strong enough to survive...isn't it?

Fay soon falls happily back in love with her passion for baking - especially now she's on dry land again! - and starts to wonder if she ever should have left. With Christmas around the corner, Fay is determined that her friends will have a very merry time, but does that mean even more time away from Danny? Can Fay really get everything she ever wanted in Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights?

©2017 Carole Matthews (P)2017 Little, Brown Book Group

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  • Hazel Dunfermline
  • 06-11-2017

Wrong narrator

Usual sweet story from carole Matthews, but narration style and voice sounded too old and didn't fit the character

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Mr Peter R Davies
  • 19-12-2017

Christmas cakes and mistletoe nights

Super story read beautifully by Jilly Bond .who brings the character's to life .will buy on other book by Carol Mathews.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 17-12-2017

Poor Narrator story predictable

The story itself was quite festive ... but the Narrator was awful... too older voice for Character and strange inflictions ... kept listening to end

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  • BUTTERFLY
  • 10-11-2017

MY FAVORITE

Great Christmas with Danny and Fay and Jilly Bond (my favorite)!! is as brilliant as ever bringing the characters to life loved it.

Hope there will be another with the new arrival and perhaps another little one on the way for Danny and Fay ........pleeeeeese x

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  • Debra
  • 29-01-2019

Fabulous

Love the continuation of this story,very festive. Hope the story goes on to another book. Love the narrators interpretations of the characters really brings the story to life.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-01-2019

Feel good, nicey nicey

A nice festive feel good story. It was all a bit nicey nicey and a bit of predictable ending but I wasn't after major drama anyway.

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  • J Smith
  • 30-12-2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this book

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The narration was excellent. Great to have a feel good story. Loved it❤

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  • L_McC
  • 21-12-2018

60 yr old narrator playing 40 yr old character..

I don’t understand the choice of narrator at all! It makes a main character who’s apparently in her early 40’s sound like a pensioner. I’ll keep
Listening as I’ve paid but it’s very off putting.

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  • twinkle
  • 11-12-2018

Pleasant

Enjoyed the story was not sure if the narrative as the men's voices at first thought it was big iffy but grew to like it more as the book went on story was nice and warming

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  • Dewdrop
  • 03-12-2018

Festive, romantic, comical, touching.

Carole Matthews you have done it again!
What a beautiful and harmless little story that was - and I mean that in the nicest and cutest possible way.
Right from the start I was intrigued, a short way into it and I became hooked. I admit to being nervous all the way through where 'Stan' was concerned but I say no more as I wouldn't wish to spoil his story for anyone. It had the right amount of romantic 'cheesiness' for me to keep me smiling and "oohing" and "aahing" all the way through!
The characters had depth and meaning and the story wasn't overly complicated - I don't know about anyone else but I dislike constantly being confused by stories, I prefer to be gently guided through which enables me to do other things while I listen wholeheartedly to the audiobook.
Jilly Bond has a beautiful song to her voice and differentiates between the characters so well that at times I believed I was listening to multiple readers.
Thank you for entertaining me x