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In 1946, artist Rebecca Swift's dreams of love and a life free from convention are crashing like the waves of the Australian coast below her. And it's into those roiling waters that she disappears.
Forty-one years later, Tess Miller's dreams are crashing, too. The once-successful New York editor has lost her most prestigious author to the handsome new golden boy of publishing. Meanwhile, she's stuck with Edward Russell, a washed-up Australian poet writing a novel about some obscure artist named Rebecca Swift. But Tess may have underestimated Russell. His book is not only true - it's a searing, tragic romance and a tantalizing mystery set in a circle of postwar modernists. When Tess uncovers a long-hidden secret, she's drawn even deeper into Rebecca's enigmatic life and death.
As Rebecca's past intertwines with the present, Tess finds herself falling for the last man she thought she'd ever be drawn to. On the way, she discovers the power of living an authentic life - and that transcendent love never really dies.
©2017 Ella Carey (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.
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By Renee S on 09-13-17

a true love story

I love Ella Cary's books. In this book it states "The only thing that matters in life is love" I believe this to be true. We might give up someone because we love them so much but know that they would be better off without you.

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By Nasreen Jahan on 09-06-17

Engrossing

Loved it. Engrossed to the end. I felt I was watching it unfold in front of my eyes.

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By Lesley on 11-29-17

Sorry to say couldn't finish

listening to this so can't review the story aspect. Unfortunately the accents were appalling. I have read other books by this author and thouroughly enjoyed them ... so disappointing to have this one ruined.

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By karen thurecht on 12-20-17

Narrating nightmare

This was an OK story totally ruined by the appalling narrators attempt at an Australian accent

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By Alicia Arton on 10-25-17

Nothing worse than fake accents

Why do producers persist in allowing narrators with terrible accents to read books. I’m not able to tell you much about the story as my attention was taken away by the horrible narration.

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