New Leaf : Mystic Creek

  • by Catherine Anderson
  • Narrated by Kate Turnbull
  • Series: Mystic Creek
  • 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The New York Times best-selling author of Silver Thaw returns to Mystic Creek for a new novel about a love that inspires the courage to start over - and the strength to reclaim a dream.
When Taffeta Brown was viciously betrayed by her wealthy husband, she lost everything - including custody of their daughter, Sarah. Now that Taffy has moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, to start over, she unexpectedly meets the one man who might help her get Sarah back.
Barney Sterling, a local lawman, finds himself drawn to the lovely, guarded Taffy, but he's stunned by her proposition - that they marry immediately to improve her chances of regaining custody of her daughter. Barney takes marriage too seriously to commit himself to a woman he hardly knows. Yet soon his sympathies fall with the desperate Taffy, and pretending to be in love becomes the easiest part of the plan. But they have no idea what they're up against or what they're willing to risk to make a miracle come true in Mystic Creek.


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Contrived~ but still a good listen~ 3 STARS~

PLOT: Taffeta Brown moves to Mystic Creek and captures the attention of local lawman Barney Sterling~

Local Lawman Barney is "intrigued" by Taffeta Brown the owner of the local herb store. Taffeta has secrets of her own~ is on probation for child abuse. She propositions Barney for a sham marriage to get her daughter back~ Barney digs a little deeper and finds Taffeta clearly was railroaded in court. a trip to Las Vegas has the marriage take off and soon becomes real in every way. Taffeta's daughter Sarah age 5 is the child from hell and wants to be a stripper like her baby sitter. The road to become friends with Sarah is a long one. This is a good story but contrived is the ONLY word that comes to mind. The book drags on far too long. I give it 3 Stars~ The reader is good but the story is lacking. the most interesting person in this book is the out of control 5 year old.
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- Molly

Dull and Predictable

Characters will drive you crazy with their self-righteous actions. Such low level thinking and corny dialogue. I do not recommend this book.
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- Arion Smith

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2016
  • Publisher: Recorded Books