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Publisher's Summary

Never give up on a wish for a happy ever after....

Callie Derbyshire has it all: her dream job as a carer at Bay View, finally she has found the love of her life. Everything is perfect.

Well, almost.

Ex-partners are insistent on stirring up trouble, and Callie’s favourite resident, Ruby, hasn’t been her usual self.

But after discovering the truth about Ruby’s lost love, Callie is determined to give Ruby’s romantic story the happy ending it deserves. After all, it’s never too late to let love in again. Or is it?

A heartwarming and uplifting novel of finding love and friendship in the least expected places from top 10 best-selling author Jessica Redland.

This book was previously published as two novellas - Raving About Rhys and Callie's Christmas Wish.

©2020 Jessica Redland (P)2020 Boldwood Books

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good story

I enjoyed the characters very much. The main character was a much better person than I. I would have given up on some of those people and she never did. I liked the loyalty of her. I also liked that in the last chapter she explained what happened to everyone. She didn't leave me wondering what happened to some of the people in the story.

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Entertaining, fun, easy listen!

I love when I listen to an ‘included’ title and feel like it was worth every penny and then some! This was a gem. 💛

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Stupendous fun! My first read by this author. Can’t wait for more.

Loved the multigenerational storyline and always love happy endings. Hearts will be touched. I highly recommend this book.

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just ugh

every character all seemed to have trauma in their history for 1 thing or another attributing to their horrible life choices (therefore their personality deficit is not their fault), and how can all the characters just be so adolescent?? I felt like I was listening to a middle school drama instead of adults ranging in ages from 25-80!

if you like neverending drama with 1 issue after another and very little character growth then you might like this one, I on the other hand cringed all the way through

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weak blindly stupid main character

I don't understand, nor do I want to understand, how or even why anyone can be so blind in a relationship. If a man only comes over to have sex, not take you out...for a year...why would you think there is a future with that person. I tried to listen thinking it would get better even sped up to listen and couldn't make it past several chapters...Glad it was free. I understand it had to be free

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different for me

This was a romance mystery. Took me a little time to warm up to the story. Not a typical romance novel. Finding your roots with romance on the side.

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Captivating

Such a wonderful story of Love. Finding it , losing it, thinking it’s true , finding out it’s not, and reuniting. Such a great characters , backgrounds and storyline. It kept me coming back for more after I promised myself this was the last chapter, so I could get back to chores around the house.
I ended up plugging in earbuds and doing BOTH. Lol. Congratulations on a book well written.

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Happily Ever after!

Good Story, loved the end..was heartwarming perfect Loved all the characters. Narration with an accent liked it. Thank you

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  • 10-03-21

My favorite out of 150 audible romances!!!

I can't say enough about how much I loved this story!! It is complicated but woven perfectly and allows the reader to experience multiple relationships with all the complexities of real life drama, pain and reward.

I am addicted to romances novels & shorts. I read them on Kindle and listen on Audible. To date I have approx 150 audible books under my belt mostly romances. I often fall for a new author and enjoy one of their books. A handful + I have loved enough to read their entire series. This author I know will be one of those.

I liked the narrator too but there were a few bobbles where it was hard to distinguish between characters but not enough to detract from the overall enjoyment of the book.

Bravo! More please!

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Beautiful story

Beautiful love story with acceptable language and all the feels. A story of mistakes redeemed.

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  • Anasarah
  • 08-19-21

Teenage novel

It was ok but very much a novel for teenagers. Well… back in my days teenagers.
As usual the main character is a nice person and a pushover. As usual she is so mature for her age and very stable no matter of her previous life experience. As usual there is a big love story in the end…
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  • orchidea75
  • 08-31-21

Cheerful story predictable ending

Nice story. The narrator was very good and the ending very predictable but I still enjoyed it.

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  • nikki king
  • 10-04-21

Didn’t enjoy.

The story was annoyingly predictable. It was obvious what would happen long before it did and that made listening quite frustrating. There was a chapter where the main character was demanding to meet her partner’s child after dating a few months. Acting as though it was unreasonable for her not to and becoming jealous of him spending time with his child and ex partner. The whole story felt really immature. I had to stop listening two thirds of the way through. I really didn’t enjoy this audiobook at all.

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  • Melanie Gardner
  • 08-19-21

Awful.

This could have been written by a teenager. Predictable and tedious. I'm glad I got it for free as paying for it would be a joke.

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  • Keith
  • 05-10-21

making wishes at bay view

pleasant read. light and entertaining sad but funny. loved it Reading next one already ..

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  • SandraL
  • 01-06-22

Light fluffy and uplifting

This is a bit of a change from my usual crime thriller genre but I really enjoyed this lovely, uplifting story. I loved the character of Callie, who was someone I'd love as a friend. She obviously loves her job and really cared for the residents of the nursing home. I loved the relationship she had with Ruby, and also Rubu's relationship with Iris. And of course there's a romance for Callie.

This was a quick, fluffy listen and the narration by Lucy Brownhill was brilliant.

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  • L. Hailey
  • 09-22-21

Lovely story

What a brilliant story and very heartwarming too. This is the second Jessica Redlands book that I’ve read and I think I will be reading many more from now on too !
Thank you Jessica 😊

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  • Mr
  • 08-16-21

Couldn't finish

Cliché, predictable story. Frustrating inept characters who react in illogical ways.

The main thing I think is a real shame is the way that the protagonist is portrayed as a frustratingly weak, neurotic, paranoid, over emotional victim. In the era we live it's a shame to still see women portrayed in this way. Very un empowering.

The narration is also poor. All men are given the same voice. I can only describe this as when children imitate a stupid person.

Got so frustrated with it all I had to stop listening.

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  • Spinone Street
  • 05-09-22

Fantastic!

Brilliant read! Will look for more from Jessica Redland Can’t wait to find another book from her!

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  • Jeni Quinn
  • 05-01-22

Wonderful

I've really enjoyed this story. Jessica Redland a d Whitsborough Bay are the perfect combination.

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  • suzanne carvell
  • 12-24-21

touching story.

I enjoyed the story. This is very close to the residents I cook for. I had tears in a few places where the emotions of the characters mirror aspects of real life. a good read.

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  • Jacqueline Nicholson
  • 10-29-21

great read

Great storyline , lve never read (listened to) a book before that has had me so vocal. I was getting angry. oh and the eye rolling. All bought on by Tony. I was totally invested , maybe a lil too invested lol. Definitely recommend especially if you believe in finding true love at any age.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-13-22

A marvellous story

As they say your never to old to let love in 💗 what a lovely story line well worth the read

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  • Susan Broad
  • 03-02-22

Lovely

What a delightful love story with twists and turns. Detailing how one’s misfortunes can be turned around and love will find its way.