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Publisher's Summary

United by tragedy, can two broken souls make each other whole?

After the tragic loss of his wife, Helen, Luke Hansard is desperate to keep her memory alive. In an effort to stay close to her, he reaches out to an online friend Helen often mentioned: a reclusive photographer with a curious interest in beautiful but broken objects. But first he must find her - and she doesn’t want to be found.

Orla Kendrick lives alone in the ruins of a remote Suffolk castle, hiding from the haunting past that has left her physically and emotionally scarred. In her fortress, she can keep a safe distance from prying eyes, surrounded by her broken treasures and insulated from the world outside.

When Luke tracks Orla down, he is determined to help her in the way Helen wanted to: by encouraging her out of her isolation and back into the world. But Orla has never seen her refuge as a prison and, when painful secrets and dangerous threats begin to resurface, Luke's good deed is turned on its head.

As they work through their grief for Helen in very different ways, will these two broken souls be able to heal?

©2020 Victoria Connelly (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • 30-06-2020

Goodness of humanity

Refreshing storyline illustrating how two people can help each other without romantic interest. Some parts were narrated with a little too much drama, but overall a great and uplifting story.

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  • 09-10-2020

Great Read

I loved this book. I have never read any books from this author, and I really liked her writing style. Easy to read, easy to follow and she really got the feelings of the characters accross in her writing.

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  • RN reader
  • 19-06-2020

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Jan Cramer did a pretty good job of narrating until she would lapse into a “sing-songy voice that really irritated me. It was a pretty good story - kept my interest.

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  • 04-06-2021

Couldn’t finish listening

I always enjoy Victoria Connelly books, which made me choose this audible title. However, the narrator’s voice is sadly driving me crazy, another reviewer who felt the same, described it as ‘sing song’ and they are right! People just don’t speak in that way in real life and having listened to about half the book I’ve decided to read it for myself as I can’t bear to listen any longer.

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  • 27-01-2021

brilliant

an excellent story filled with an assortment of emotions which kept me enthralled to the very end. very well written and beautiful told by the narrator.

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  • 24-12-2020

could not finish this book, the storyline was unbe

could not finish this book, the storyline was hard to believe and I found the narrator grating,

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