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The Lost Letter

A Victorian Romance
Narrated by: Justine Eyre
Length: 5 hrs
5 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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A PROUD BEAUTY 

When the tragic death of her gamester father leaves her destitute and alone, society beauty Sylvia Stafford finds work as a governess in a merchant's household in Cheapside. Isolated from the fashionable acquaintance of her youth, she resigns herself to lonely spinsterhood...until a mysterious visitor convinces her to temporarily return to her former life - and her former love.

A SCARRED BEAST

Colonel Sebastian Conrad is no longer the dashing cavalry officer Sylvia once fell in love with. Badly scarred during the Sepoy Rebellion, he has withdrawn to his estate in rural Hertfordshire where he lives in near complete seclusion. Brooding and tormented, he cares nothing for the earldom he has inherited - and even less for the faithless beauty who rejected him three years before.

A SECOND CHANCE

A week together in the remote Victorian countryside is the last thing either of them ever wanted. But when fate intervenes to reunite them, will a beastly earl and an impoverished beauty finally find their happily-ever-after? Or are some fairy-tale endings simply not meant to be?

©2017 Mimi Matthews (P)2018 Tantor

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Enjoyable

Half these plots rely on people not listening to each other. This could have been resolved after one good conversation. Heroine lovely and honest but grumpy hero needs to pull his socks up! Overall a nice book to listen to. Narrator has a lovely voice.

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  • Honest Gal
  • 05-08-2018

Any true fan of Darcy or Rochester will love it!

I simply loved it. The narrator was wonderful and the story was too. The characters are endearing and believable. Great book!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 31-05-2019

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!!

I had initially planned to listen to this over the course of my long commute to and from work. However, I found myself listening until the very end... nearing midnight...all in one sitting. Such a beautiful story and perfectly narrated.

What a great way to end a stressful day.

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  • Nilda A.
  • 21-10-2019

Romantic and refreshing

I enjoyed listening to this audiobook. The story revolves around true love , not lust , their setbacks that kept them apart. And how they handled their mixed emotions. .

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  • Lori Dykes
  • 25-08-2019

Emotionally Amazing

This was truly an amazing story to listen too. It brought so much emotion and had me entranced with ever word. I had read this story and felt it was one of the best books I had read last year. But bringing it to life made it even better. Justine Eyre had the gift of voices and made the characters come to life. I highly recommend.

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  • Mb4pax
  • 10-08-2019

Perfectly wonderful

A lovely story of lost love found again narrated with excellence by Justine Eyre. I enjoyed every word.

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  • Kathleen
  • 29-06-2019

Delightful!!!

I LOVED this audio book!! What a touching story of two individuals who suffered so much, but whose love for each other endures for years despite years of separation and huge misunderstandings. This is now my favorite Mimi Matthew's book.

And, Justine Eyre, one of my most favorite narrators, is masterful in her interpretations of all of the different characters, as always.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-11-2019

terrible voice actor

Stopped it as soon as it started. I'll just read the actual book. Couldn't stand the reader

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  • g
  • 01-11-2019

Enjoyed

Overall great story. Misunderstandings dragged on a bit longer than needed, did not need so many.

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  • Brandy
  • 22-10-2019

good book!

Ita very good writing... but slow in some places. i do enjoy mimi matthews writing!!!

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  • Sharon
  • 22-10-2019

Worth crying over

A bit predictable, but a good listen. I cried almost as much as while reading Persuasion by Jane Austen.