The Genius and the Muse

  • by Elizabeth Hunter
  • Narrated by Caroline Shaffer
  • 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

For Kate Mitchell, finishing her master's thesis on reclusive photographer Reed O'Connor was just another item to check off her list. She knew exactly what she was doing. Or did she? There's just one portrait that doesn't fit. One portrait... and the passion she sees behind it. Finding the story behind O'Connor's picture becomes Kate's obsession, and the people she meets will challenge everything she thought she knew about life, love, and inspiration. A single picture can tell more than one story. And in the end, Kate discovers that every real love story is a unique work of art.


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Now I can sleep

I could not sleep until I finished this book. I usually only listen to audio books when I'm working, but I couldn't stop until I heard the last sentence. I loved this story. Well written, well performed, and well , now I'm sad it's over.
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- Melanie

Interesting story

I was very surprised by this unique story. It was well written, intelligent and well performed.

A masters student is doing her thesis on a well known photographer and finds a photo that captures her imagination and piques her curiosity. She finds out that her professor and friend and his wife are friends with the man. Some interesting tidbits on his life are exposed and she takes off on a journey of investigation of the photographer as well as one of self discovery.

This was a free read/listen for me as a kindle unlimited subscriber but it would definitely be a story I would purchase or use a credit on

Read/listen you won't be sorry
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- terri "Love to read and I am really enjoying audible. Fantasy and sci fi are my faves but I also enjoy period novels and historical fiction."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-10-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios