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The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant

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A cache of unsent love letters from the 1950s is found in a suitcase on a remote island in this mysterious love story by top 10 best-selling author Kayte Nunn 

1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison but soon becomes her refuge.    

2018. Free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker embarks on a research posting in the Isles of Scilly, off the Cornish coast. When a violent storm forces her to take shelter on a far-flung island, she discovers a collection of hidden love letters.

Captivated by their passion and tenderness, Rachel determines to track down the intended recipient.  

Meanwhile, in London, Eve is helping her grandmother, a renowned mountaineer, write her memoirs. When she is contacted by Rachel, it sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to reveal secrets kept buried for more than 60 years.  

The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant is a deeply atmospheric, resonant novel that charts the heart's wild places, choices and consequences. If you love Elizabeth Gilbert and Kate Morton you will devour this audiobook.

©2019 Kayte Nunn (P)2019 Hachette Australia Audio

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Poignant, such a beautiful book

Such an enjoyable book to listen to, beautiful storyline, didn't want the book to end. Well narrated, very easy to listen to. Loved it immensely.

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Beautifully written and very well narrated

Lovely story very well told. I cared about the characters and what happened to them.

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Enjoyable read

Really enjoyed this book, was different and not too sappy. Nice story, easy to listen to.

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Really enjoyed this book. The narrator was great and the story also great. Well done

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  • 27-09-2019

Predictable

Soooo predictable ! Not a single surprise in this plot. But the setting is lovely, the characters sympathetic, EXCELLENT narration, and a HEA. Romance fans will enjoy.