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June Hudson is the town's doctor, a caring, capable woman who now has a bit of explaining to do. People are beginning to notice the bloom in her cheeks - and the swell of her belly. Happily, DEA agent Jim Post is back in June's arms for good, newly retired from undercover work and ready for new beginnings here in Grace Valley. Expecting the unexpected is a way of life in Grace Valley, and the community is overflowing with gossip right now. Who is the secret paramour June's aunt Myrna is hiding? Does the town's poker-playing pastor have too many aces up his sleeve? But when dangers, from man and nature, rise up with a vengeance to threaten June and the town, this community pulls together and shows what it's made of. And Jim discovers the true meaning of happiness here in Grace Valley: There really is no place like home.

©2003 Robyn Carr (P)2013 Recorded Books

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  • Ladybugdrives
  • 13-03-2016

Hoping for a 4th book!

Love this series! Hoping this series isn't completely finished yet! I can imagine more happenings in this town.

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  • Carol
  • 20-11-2015

Great series........

Have read all of Robyn's books. And they all are great, I really enjoy this series, it's so real. Just like a regular small community...Thanks Robyn for sharing your talent with us all......Carol N

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 24-07-2015

this is the best of Robin Carr!

I really like Robin's Virgin river books but this Grace Valley was the BEST! I teared up on the ending. loved June and Jim and felt like all the characters were good. hated to see the end of the trilogy.

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  • 🌼🌸Sissy🌹🌷
  • 14-06-2015

This Trilogy is Good but Not VR quality

I finished all three of The Grace Valley Trilogy and it is a good storyline and no matter when the story gets a bit slow, Therese Plummer is such a great narrator, it doesn't seem that bad. I do like listening about these little towns and the people's lives who live there. It is great mindless entertainment that grabs you into the neighborhood.
Robyn Carr also dropped the ball as these books are very G Rated. Thunder Point and VR books had much better loving than this one did. "As she opened the covers and he joined her and they made love"..... That doesn't cut it Robyn.
But,, they are worth a listen.

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  • Karen
  • 14-05-2013

Not so Much... : (

Loved the Virgin River Series. I usually love anything by Robyn Carr & Therese Plummer. BUT....just did not keep my interest. Guess you can only listen to the same ole story lines & charactors so long. It kills me to post this review. Just my 2 cents.

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  • Rita
  • 13-05-2013

Forgive but I couldn't forget

To be honest I was somewhat disappointed where Robyn put the focus of this 3rd book I would have and expected the focus on Jim and June instead it went mostly on Chris and Nancy and other tragic events I did not like Chris or Nancy and I hoped she wrote them out of the book just my preference. If there is a four book I must admit I probably won't be interested.but I will go back and listen to virgin rivers now just a overall great series.

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  • brenda transon
  • 18-11-2020

Beautiful

Beautiful sweet story. If ur looking fir hot and sexy this isn’t that book. But instead it swells and warms ur heart. Well I’m done with this series too now...I feel lost lol

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  • carvanz
  • 23-10-2020

I enjoyed it

Audiobook: Narrator - Therese Plummer I. Love. This. Narrator. I can’t say it enough! Not my favorite by this author, but I still enjoyed it. Definitely not a book revolving around the romance but around community.

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  • Regina Holloway
  • 12-10-2020

Best of all Robyn Carr books I've read!

This was even better than Virgin River, I think. Lots of action, and I fell in love with all of the warm characters. Great job of dealing with some very hard topics. Very relatable, realistic, and enjoyable read. Excellent narration.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-09-2020

Great performance

Good series and characters Excellent performance by Therese Plummer. She is my New favorite reader!

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  • osteo1
  • 30-08-2019

What a pity this trilogy had to come to an end.

Robyn Carr has yet again written three books which have, on their own and together been a great easy listen. I know some people say it's similar to others like the Virgin River series, but if you don't like this easy, drift away listening, don't bother to get her books. I found book 1 of this trilogy free on 'audio books' and then carried on the book 2 and 3 on audible as I have membership. A shame audible didn't do it. Anyway the characters are all plausible and make the story so easy to read but equally very disappointing to finish. I wish Robyn Carr would write more!

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