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  • Rose Hill, Book 1
  • By: Rachael Johns
  • Narrated by: Casey Withoos
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (122 ratings)

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Talk of the Town

By: Rachael Johns
Narrated by: Casey Withoos
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A moving story of secrets, love and new beginnings from best-selling and ABIA award-winning author Rachael Johns. 

Who is the mysterious woman who has captured the town's attention?

Lawson Cooper-Jones has two priorities in life—his son, Ned, and the survival of the dairy farm that has been in his family for generations. Despite the best efforts of the town matchmakers and the determined pursuit of local girl Adeline Walsh, Lawson's heart belongs still, and only, to his late wife.

But when a flat tyre strands Lawson and Ned in nearby Rose Hill, he's surprised to find a woman living alone in the old general store of the deserted town. Ned immediately forms a bond with the beautiful stranger called Meg, and Lawson is surprised to find himself captivated by her too.

Although shy at first, Meg starts to open up to him about the haunting secrets of her new home and, with Lawson unable to get her out of his head, they agree to investigate the history of the old building together. Soon they find their friendship has bloomed into something more.

But when meddling Adeline makes it her mission to uncover the truth about the newcomer and her real identity is revealed, Lawson and Meg's budding romance comes crashing down. Can they both learn to forgive in order to claim a future for their damaged hearts?

©2020 Rachael Johns (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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Delightful

Thoroughly enjoyed this lovely story. Well up with emotion more than once! Will not disappoint

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Love this story.

Thankyou for a great story. Loved it at lot. It was very well written and got me to feel the emotion

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Only Finished it because I wasted a credit on it!

I usually enjoy this author. But this story was just awful. More suitable to teenagers.

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Touching heartfelt storyline

It’s a story of lessons in life, heart break and love in a small country town in WA. I really enjoyed the storyline so thank you Rachael.

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Enjoyable story

Loved listening to this story and how the characters were depicted. Everyone needs a chance and it was great to know that Meg got hers

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Great book

I really enjoyed this book and can’t wait to read more the people of Walsh. Wonderful narrator.

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Great read

I couldn’t put this one down,the story line had me
enthralled. I can wait to read more of your books.

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Love

This book like most of Rachael Johns books will be the death of me. The narration by Casey along with the story line draws you right in. You feel like you know the people and the surrounds. You don’t want to stop reading, but at the same time you want to stop because if you stop it will mean it lasts longer.

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Favourite Author!

I loved this story when I read it... I enjoyed it as much, if not more, when read by Casey Withoos.... Highly recommended!

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Typical Rachael John's novel

Always enjoyable and follows the same theme. I enjoyed the protagonists in this book. Recommended.

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