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The Apple Orchard (Bella Vista Chronicles, Bk 1) (Audio CD) (Abridged)
The Apple Orchard - Bella Vista Chronicles, Bk 1 - Audio CD - Abridged Author:Susan Wiggs, Christina Traister (Narrator) Tess Delaney makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners. People like Annelise Winther, who refuses to sell her long-gone mother’s beloved necklace—despite Tess’s advice. To Annelise, the jewel’s value is in its memories. — But Tess’s own history is filled with gaps: a father she never met, a m... more »other who spent more time traveling than with her daughter. So Tess is shocked when she discovers the grandfather she never knew is in a coma. And that she has been named in his will to inherit half of Bella Vista, a hundred-acre apple orchard in the magical Sonoma town called Archangel.
The rest is willed to Isabel Johansen. A half sister she’s never heard of.
Against the rich landscape of Bella Vista, Tess begins to discover a world filled with the simple pleasures of food and family, of the warm earth beneath her bare feet. A world where family comes first and the roots of history run deep. A place where falling in love is not only possible, but inevitable.
And in a season filled with new experiences, Tess begins to see the truth in something Annelise once told her: if you don’t believe memories are worth more than money, then perhaps you’ve not made the right kind of memories.
Performed by Christina Traister. 5 sound discs (5 hr., 41 min.)« less