Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA

  • by Kris Radish
  • Narrated by Barbara McCulloh
  • 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Popular author Kris Radish delivers a sizzling novel of how one woman's search for happiness turns an entire town upside down. Lucky and Addy Lipton are planning a trip to Paradise (Costa Rica) and hoping to get their marriage back on track. But while loading the bags, Lucky throws out his back. While a maimed Lucky roots himself to the couch, Addy makes a big decision. It's time for things to change - even if that means making drastic choices that involve all the women of Parker, Pennsylvania.

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What the Critics Say

"Kris Radish sings the praises of sisterhood by creating an enticing world of women helping women to become the empowered individuals they were meant to be." (Booklist)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Mostly entertaining

I like this author but I didn't think it was her best. Once I got quite a ways into the book I mostly enjoyed it. I thought it dragged in the beginning and I was tired of the smoking and drinking and bad choices people made. But, after a while the characters started to grow on me and I wanted to see what would happen. If I could have given a 3.5, I would have.
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- Mary

Lack of Communication makes Resolution Difficult

Would you listen to Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA again? Why?

I was glad that Ms Radish did not make this all cute, and soft. It was frustrating, sad, and happy just like life. I love her books and each for a different reason. This is not like all the others, her characters are stuggling to find their way through life and questioning their furtures.


Have you listened to any of Barbara McCulloh’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This was my first Barbara McCulloh listen


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I listened to this while driving from Montana to Wyoming. I wanted to yell at both the wife and the husband for not being better communicators. They reminded me of many people I have met or known over the years.


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- Cheri

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-01-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books