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  • The Perfect Retreat

  • By: Kate Forster
  • Narrated by: Rachael Tidd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (360 ratings)

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The Perfect Retreat

By: Kate Forster
Narrated by: Rachael Tidd
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Publisher's Summary

Leaving fame and fortune behind, it's the ultimate escape.... 

Can you live on love alone?

Willow Carruthers - British Oscar winner, style icon and mother of three - is facing a crisis: she’s broke, discovery of her partner’s infidelity has left her a single mother and, if the banks have their way, she’s about to be homeless.

Meanwhile, Kitty - nanny to Willow’s children - is desperate to keep her job and knows just the place they can retreat to: her crumbling ancestral home in the Bristol countryside, Middlemist House.

To both women in their hour of need, the idea of leaving LA seems brilliant in theory. That is, until Kitty’s brother, Merritt, returns home unannounced….

From London to LA, The Perfect Retreat is pure escapism - full of sex, scandal and intrigue.

©2013 Kate Forster (P)2021 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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Brilliant

I loved the storyline. It was captivating I thought the characters were well defined. Very enjoyable book keep them coming

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The perfect retreat

I love the book was available in audible.
It was a fantastic book, with fantastic characters and beautiful scenery as described exceptionally well.
I can’t recommend this book enough, It was captivating, I had trouble putting it down ❤️🙌
I hope everyone who gets to read it enjoyed it as much as I did 😊🙏🥰🫶

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Easy feel good listen

A good easy listen with an engaging storyline. Just wish the narrator was not so serious all the time. There were some obviously funny or light hearted moments that were narrated in an end of the world tone and lost their levity. Would still recommend though.

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Variety of tone and accents

The character accents were very well done, not over produced or too exaggerated. The story had variety and lots of threads that were pulled together nicely

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Not your usual simplistic, overly predictable romance

The plot and characters had a wonderful depth of complexity to them. A pleasant change from the predictable romance books out there. I listened to it via Audible and I have to make a comment about the truly amazing skills of the reader. The accents were impeccable and authentic. This was a large part of what made the book enjoyable.

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Absolutely loved this!

This has everything. Fantastic storyline & cast of characters, drama & romance. A happy ending after some growth but not saccharin. I’m putting this author on my must read!

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Lovely book

Story flowed really well and it had a happily ever after ending. Lovely characters that grew up throughout the story.

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love this book

lovely twists and Turns made me cry laugh and want to be in them beautiful houses

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What a fantastic free book!

A great storyline and got me hooked. Couldn’t stop listening! Highly recommend. 5 out 5 stars!

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Couldn’t turn it off. Fantastic. Reader was great with all characters. Felt like I was in the room listening

Fantastic couldn’t stop listening. The reader did a great job with all the characters making me feel I was a fly on wall. Loved it

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