The Lilac Bouquet

  • by Carolyn Brown
  • Narrated by Brittany Pressley
  • 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Come hell or high water, Emmy Jo Massey will have a wedding. After three generations of Massey women with children out of wedlock, she wants the whole town of Hickory, Texas, to witness the legitimacy of her union with Logan Grady. But dream weddings aren't cheap. So she accepts a highly lucrative stint as a home health assistant to retired realtor, and town recluse, Seth Thomas - a decision her great-grandmother Tandy is dead-set against.
Seth isn't happy about it, either. The eighty-two-year-old doesn't want a "babysitter" - much less a Massey - something he makes clear when Emmy arrives at his house, an empty mansion built for the woman who broke his heart. But as Emmy stays and the two eventually open up to each other, she learns the reason behind a feud between Seth, Tandy, and Logan's grandfather Jesse Grady that goes back six decades. She also uncovers a secret that forever changes how she sees her past and her future...

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Melting Away Ice Cold Hearts

When Emmy Jo moves in to be care giver for elderly Seth Thomas, the old crotchety man thought he could wear her down and push her away quickly with his harsh, cold ways . . . the last thing he wanted was a Massey in his house . . . or in his life . . . what he hadn't bargained for was the determined and happy Emmy Jo, who wriggled her way deep into his heart . . . one moment and one memory at a time . . . waiting him out . . . everywhere he went . . . easily getting him to tell her his story . . . and eventually spilling out his heart to her . . . and like the Grinch . . . his heart grew ten sizes that day . . . decades old mysteries revealed, hurts from Seth's boyhood years . . . this is a wonderful tale of a different time and also of current times, when one young couple, Emmy Jo and Logan Grady, a young couple in love and determined to overcome the obstacles before them . . . the telling of the story, how it unfolds is just as good . . . a lesson for us all . . . faith, hope and love . . . and the greatest of these is love . . . conclusion is absolutely great . . .
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- Debbie

Carolyn Brown has done it again!

A feud lasting over decades is ended when one sweet person melts the hearts in a small Texas town. I love Carolyn Brown. She has a tue gift for story telling. Be it a series or single standing. I await every story. Thank you Carolyn for every enjoyable moment
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- Satinstitcher

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-28-2017
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio