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The Beekeeper's Secret

By: Josephine Moon
Narrated by: Fiona MacLeod
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Maria knew about guilt. It was a stubborn, pervasive and toxic emotion, and incredibly difficult to shake. Especially if really, deep down, you didn't think you deserved to let it go.

Maria Lindsey is content. She spends her solitary days tending her bees and creating delicious honey products to fund orphaned children. A former nun, her life at Honeybee Haven has long been shaped by her self-imposed penance for terrible past events. But the arrival of two letters heralds the shattering of Maria's peaceful existence. Pushing aside the misgivings of her family and friends, Tansy Butterfield, on the eve of her marriage, made a serious deal with her adored husband, Dougal.

A deal she'd intended to honour. But, seven years on, Tansy is finding her current feelings difficult to ignore. And on top of those not-really-there feelings, Dougal wants to move to Canada!

©2016 Josephine Moon (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

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My first audible book

I found the reader eminently east to listen to and was very satisfied in hearing an Australian voice reading an Australian book. Thank you

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A delightful story

A well written and beautifully narrated tale of the intricacies of family life. Weaving a wonderful story of Bee keeping and strife in the Catholic Church, the book kept me listening.

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Beautiful story

Loved listening to this one, really lovely and deeply moving story. worth listening to indeed.

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Loved this

I chose this book initially because of my recent interest in bees and recent establishment of a backyard hive. And because I’d run out of credits and this book looked interesting. Story was great. I know the Sunshine Coast so that was a bonus to know the areas spoken about. And the narrator was so easy to listen to and did great accents. Have recommended this to my daughter who lives near Noosa and shares my love of reading.

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A lovely gentle tale

This is a gentle tale despite the underlying content. Beautifully narrated by the reader. Wpuld recommend

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Heartwarming

What a wonderful tale. Loved the characters and their interaction. Enjoy this great story.

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Enjoyable audio book

Thoroughly enjoyed this audio book. Loved the story line, the learning of bees, which I didn’t know!! The characters Tammsy & Maria kept you guessing as to what would happen to them & their families
Great story, easy listening & Fiona’s voice is soothing to listen to.

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What a story!! loved it!

Absolutely loved this book! couldn't turn it off, so many different exciting parts. I give it 10/10

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Fantastic listen

I have learnt so much about bees. I didn't want this story to end! So many different characters brought this story to life.

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Another enjoyable Josephine Moon book

Having zero understanding of Catholicism or bee keeping, I found this fascinating.

Wonderful info on bees, honey, and the products that can be made all entwined with much darker events.

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