Banished Love

  • by Ramona Flightner
  • Narrated by Lauren Mccullough
  • 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Clarissa Sullivan dreams for more from life than sipping tepid tea in stifling parlors in Victorian Boston. She defies her family's wishes, continuing to teach poor immigrant children in Boston's West End, finding a much-needed purpose to her life.
As a suffragette, Clarissa is considered a firebrand radical no man would desire. For why should women want the vote when men have sheltered women from the distasteful aspects of politics and law?
When love blossoms between Clarissa and Gabriel McLeod, a struggling cabinetmaker, her family objects. Clarissa's love and determination will be tested as she faces class prejudices, manipulative family members, and social convention in order to live the life she desires with the man she loves. Will she yield to expectations, or follow her heart on a journey of self-discovery as she learns what she cannot live without?


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Customer Reviews

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Not the Right Book For Me

The author put a lot into this book and I appreciate that. However, I found that this was not really something that swept me away. It is about women's suffrage in Victorian Boston (what does that mean?) The main character does her best to promote the rights of women, while swooning over a man. The subject matter just didn't interest me and I gave up after listening and giving it several tries.

Ramona Flightner writes well and perhaps if it were pursuing a less serious matter I would have enjoyed it more.

Lauren Mccullough gives a solid performance.

Notes: Mild, safe book. Nothing to warn of here – at least as far as I listened to it, 5 hours or so.
Rating: G in a movie theater

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Book and Reading was Excellent

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-25-2014
  • Publisher: Grizzly Damsel Publishing