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Bittersweet

Nevada Barr

Best-selling author Nevada Barr delights contemporary mystery fans with novels like Deep South and Blood Lure. In Bittersweet, she departs the mystery genre for a touching story of hardship, perseverance, and love in the old West. When strong-willed schoolteacher Imogene Grelznik is forced from Philadelphia by scandal, the only position she can find is in rural Pennsylvania. There she meets Sarah, a beautiful young student whose bright light of potential is on the verge of being extinguished by her father’s arrangement to marry her off to an abusive, unfeeling man. Branded as lovers, Imogene and Sarah must flee to Nevada amidst suspicion and accusation. In a place of utter desolation, the two women struggle to love and care for each other as they seek freedom from prejudice and intolerance. Bittersweet showcases Nevada Barr’s powerful storytelling and strong, compassionate characters. Linda Stephens’ heartfelt narration captures all the emotional depth of a story featuring life at its harshest—and at its most beautiful.

Best-selling author Nevada Barr delights contemporary mystery fans with novels like Deep South and Blood Lure. In Bittersweet, she departs the mystery genre for a touching story of hardship, perseverance, and love in the old West. When strong-willed schoolteacher Imogene Grelznik is forced from Philadelphia by scandal, the only position she can find is in rural Pennsylvania. There she meets Sarah, a beautiful young student whose bright light of potential is on the verge of being extinguished by her father’s arrangement to marry her off to an abusive, unfeeling man. Branded as lovers, Imogene and Sarah must flee to Nevada amidst suspicion and accusation. In a place of utter desolation, the two women struggle to love and care for each other as they seek freedom from prejudice and intolerance. Bittersweet showcases Nevada Barr’s powerful storytelling and strong, compassionate characters. Linda Stephens’ heartfelt narration captures all the emotional depth of a story featuring life at its harshest—and at its most beautiful.
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Genres:

Western

Description:

Best-selling author Nevada Barr delights contemporary mystery fans with novels like Deep South and Blood Lure. In Bittersweet, she departs the mystery genre for a touching story of hardship, perseverance, and love in the old West. When strong-willed schoolteacher Imogene Grelznik is forced from Philadelphia by scandal, the only position she can find is in rural Pennsylvania. There she meets Sarah, a beautiful young student whose bright light of potential is on the verge of being extinguished by her father’s arrangement to marry her off to an abusive, unfeeling man. Branded as lovers, Imogene and Sarah must flee to Nevada amidst suspicion and accusation. In a place of utter desolation, the two women struggle to love and care for each other as they seek freedom from prejudice and intolerance. Bittersweet showcases Nevada Barr’s powerful storytelling and strong, compassionate characters. Linda Stephens’ heartfelt narration captures all the emotional depth of a story featuring life at its harshest—and at its most beautiful.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Linda Stephens

Length:

16h 27m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:55


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

14:34


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:00


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

24:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

25:16


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:14


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

19:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

33:04


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:12


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:02


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

24:49


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

25:59


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:17


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

25:57


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

18:29


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

17:00


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

18:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

21:58


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

18:48


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

29:59


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

11:30


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

17:16


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

21:43


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:57


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

26:29


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

27:30


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

31:30


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

26:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

33:45


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

26:15


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

19:28


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

28:20


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

19:56


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

42:01


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

26:53


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

21:45


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

55:56


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

50:04


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

01:15