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Gold Dust

Narrated by: Jennifer Vuletic
Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
4.5 out of 5 stars (45 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A rich saga with characters that will remain with you long after the story's ended.

Three women linked by their blood, their dreams...and their sins. From Leningrad in the '70s to America and London in the present day, Kimberley Freeman's new novel follows the lives of two sisters, Lena and Natalia, and their cousin, Sofi, as they move away from Russia and all they have known.

Despite promising to always take care of each other, a pact to meet every winter is shattered as their lives change and long-held resentments begin to surface. Can that resentment turn to hatred? To murder?

©2008 Kimberley Freeman (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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Enjoyable

Entertaining, sometimes predictable and other times surprise at the direction it took. I would read another of the authors books

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Great Story

I feel like I've been on a journey. You follow the lives of three women and it really hooks you in!The narrator did so many great accents. Really addictive.

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Engaging from start to finish

Once again Freeman has written a thoroughly engaging story. Each of the characters is well developed and you feel like you know them.
The narration is fabulous - easy to listen to and consistent throughout.

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  • Mary
  • 20-11-2017

GREAT READ

loved the story, narrative , didn't want it to end. hope I will find more books like this one...JUST LOVED THIS STORY....

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  • Maria
  • 04-12-2017

It's just not the same without Caroline Lee

I immediately added this to my cart when I saw that there was a new Kimberley Freeman novel out. I absolutely ADORE her novels, and they're brought to life by the extremely talented Caroline Lee. I was so disappointed to find out that Lee didn't narrate this one. That's like having a peanut butter and jelly sandwich without the jelly. It stuck, and it was fulfilling, but it just wasn't nearly as satisfying. A great novel, beautifully written as usual, and this narrator did a good job... but I really missed one of my favorite narrators for this one.

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  • Ray ray
  • 28-10-2018

Love the characters

Love the characters and their relationships throughout the years. I also really liked the length of the book. It gives the reader time to understand each character.

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  • Tina Briskin
  • 01-10-2019

A really bad book!

For so many reasons! The author did not bother with any research. Writing a book a bout Russians you would think she had to do at least some. But no. Not the culture, not the language. The people who read the text also could not imitate the Russian accent. Which is very strange considering just how many Russian speakers live in this country. Then there is the story itself - which admittedly I didn’t finish. It was too sappy too mushy too unbelievable. It ignores all realities of life. Please don’t waste your time or credit.

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  • Red Hat Barb
  • 01-04-2019

Another great story

The storyline was fantastic. There’s just one thing that I didn’t care for. Other than Sam’s voice I did not care for the other male characters voices. Very harsh and very coarse. For some of the characters it didn’t suit them.

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  • Terri in Maryland
  • 17-09-2019

Not so great

I was surprised to find that I really found this story disjointed and forced. Another reviewer said 'tedious' and I'd have to agree. I enjoyed Wildflower Hill and Stars across the Ocean.

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  • Grace L. Rappa
  • 01-08-2019

Love of family

I enjoyed every word , as well as the content of the story. Family is very binding no matter if there are sad, happy, or ordinary days . Look forward to reading another book by this sensitive and loving author.

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  • Paula Boydston
  • 04-03-2019

BORING

This story doesn't follow the writer's usual method. I can listen to her others like Duet multiple times, but I was bored with this one until the last chapter. I would not recommend Gold Dust.

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