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Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jude Deveraux

Narrated By: Jennifer Wiltsie

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: November 2003

Duration: 6 hours 0 minutes


Jude Deveraux, the dazzling New York Times bestselling author of Wild Orchids delivers a passionate yuletide tale sure to become a classic for every holiday season.
Hollander 'Holly' Latham can't believe her good fortune. After endless calls, letters, emails, and promises, she's finally persuaded her parents to buy Spring Hill Plantation just outside beautiful, historic Edenton in eastern North Carolina -- and strategically located near Belle Chere, the purest, most untouched plantation site in America.
At the tender age of thirteen, Holly fell in love with Lorrie Beaumont, who inherited the Revolutionary-period estate when his heiress mother died during childbirth. Though more than a decade has passed since Holly last locked eyes with her childhood love, the passion she felt in her young heart has never come close to extinguishing -- that is, until charming, ruggedly handsome Nick Taggert unexpectedly waltzes into her life and treats her to an unforgettable weekend of laughter and intense passion.
Will Holly be seduced by Lorrie's wealth and privilege, or will she choose the simple gift of love that Nick has offered her? The answer is unveiled on a starry Christmas night, when passion, hate, and greed collide to reveal bitter truths that will forever change the course of Holly's charmed life.


  • Anonymous

    I thought this was a terrible book. I don't think I'll be bothering to finish it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • MarissaB

    I’ve read several Jude Deveraux books which I liked (A Knight in Shining Armor, the Velvet series, etc.) and was horribly disappointed in this one. Romance is not just about sex, and when the protagonists had sex before even knowing each other’s names . . . well, I packed this book up and sent it back. It was just not worth my time.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Danielle Cadeau

    Book was good, it kept me into it. Never really hit a boring spot which is huge for me. I'd read it again.

  • Sherry Perkins

    I enjoyed this book, it was easy to listen to. I like the little twist I was not expecting.

  • Marlene Alhandy

    This was like hearing a girls night out, too much to drink, fantasy. It was unrealistic and filled with gratuitous sex. Let me paint the picture for you...girl falls into a pit, girl takes off her clothes to increase her chances of an escape from the pit, girl is found by boy, moments later girl and boy have sex in a car, boy and girl then introduce themselves.

  • Michelle

    Its a great book for the commute! The characters are great, but the story (as in most romances) are predictable. The sex scenes are a bit steamy, and the characters tension is so typical of a romance novel, but as I said.. its great to escape! I accidentally rented it twice, and loved listening to it the 2nd time around.

  • Anonymous

    This was another one of Jude Deveraux's great ones! She is an excellent author and comes up with the best stories. A little too much "dirty sex", but the story was absolutely beautiful! I can't wait for her next novel to come out!

  • Lee Werley

    Easy listening, romantic, suspenseful, well read, and the main characters are, well, cast by Hollywood. My first book by this writer. Will look for others.

  • Anonymous

    I loved this book, I have already recommended it to several friends. It is a little on the erotic side, which I am not used to but it also has a great soap opera type story line that keeps you interested and a catchy murder mystery plot line as well. It's not too long either. The reader did a good job, very easy to listen to.

  • Caroline

    This was a great book. Anyone looking for a light-hearted romantic listen is in for a treat. You will love the characters and love to hate the villians.


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