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Island of a Thousand Springs (ENG)

Sarah Lark

London, 1732: Nora Reed, the daughter of a merchant, falls hopelessly in love with her father's clerk, Simon. Despite their differing social class, the star-crossed lovers dream of a future on a tropical island - until tragedy strikes, and Nora must face a life without her soulmate. Hopeless, Nora enters a marriage of convenience with Elias Fortnam, a widower and sugar planter in Jamaica. Even without Simon, she is determined to somehow fulfill their tropical fantasy. But life in the Caribbean doesn't turn out as Nora had dreamt. -- Nora is deeply shocked by the way plantation owners treat the slaves and decides to shake things up on her own sugar cane plantation - for the better. Surprisingly, her adult stepson Doug supports her in this endeavor when he arrives from Europe. However, his return also puts things into a state of turmoil - especially Nora's feelings. -- Just as Nora seems to be settling into her role as lady of the house, one harrowing event rips everything from her but her life... A gripping tale of love and hate, trust and betrayal, and a thrilling destiny set against the pristine beaches and swaying palmtrees of the tropics. -- For fans of Kathleen Grissom,THE KITCHEN HOUSE, Alex Haley, ROOTS: THE SAGA OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY, and Sue Monk Kidd, THE INVENTION OF WINGS.

London, 1732: Nora Reed, the daughter of a merchant, falls hopelessly in love with her father's clerk, Simon. Despite their differing social class, the star-crossed lovers dream of a future on a tropical island - until tragedy strikes, and Nora must face a life without her soulmate. Hopeless, Nora enters a marriage of convenience with Elias Fortnam, a widower and sugar planter in Jamaica. Even without Simon, she is determined to somehow fulfill their tropical fantasy. But life in the Caribbean doesn't turn out as Nora had dreamt. -- Nora is deeply shocked by the way plantation owners treat the slaves and decides to shake things up on her own sugar cane plantation - for the better. Surprisingly, her adult stepson Doug supports her in this endeavor when he arrives from Europe. However, his return also puts things into a state of turmoil - especially Nora's feelings. -- Just as Nora seems to be settling into her role as lady of the house, one harrowing event rips everything from her but her life... A gripping tale of love and hate, trust and betrayal, and a thrilling destiny set against the pristine beaches and swaying palmtrees of the tropics. -- For fans of Kathleen Grissom,THE KITCHEN HOUSE, Alex Haley, ROOTS: THE SAGA OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY, and Sue Monk Kidd, THE INVENTION OF WINGS.
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

London, 1732: Nora Reed, the daughter of a merchant, falls hopelessly in love with her father's clerk, Simon. Despite their differing social class, the star-crossed lovers dream of a future on a tropical island - until tragedy strikes, and Nora must face a life without her soulmate. Hopeless, Nora enters a marriage of convenience with Elias Fortnam, a widower and sugar planter in Jamaica. Even without Simon, she is determined to somehow fulfill their tropical fantasy. But life in the Caribbean doesn't turn out as Nora had dreamt. -- Nora is deeply shocked by the way plantation owners treat the slaves and decides to shake things up on her own sugar cane plantation - for the better. Surprisingly, her adult stepson Doug supports her in this endeavor when he arrives from Europe. However, his return also puts things into a state of turmoil - especially Nora's feelings. -- Just as Nora seems to be settling into her role as lady of the house, one harrowing event rips everything from her but her life... A gripping tale of love and hate, trust and betrayal, and a thrilling destiny set against the pristine beaches and swaying palmtrees of the tropics. -- For fans of Kathleen Grissom,THE KITCHEN HOUSE, Alex Haley, ROOTS: THE SAGA OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY, and Sue Monk Kidd, THE INVENTION OF WINGS.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anne Flosnik

Length:

18h 32m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

27:35


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

36:28


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

26:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:17


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

10:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

18:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

15:46


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

25:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

20:37


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:25


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

23:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:54


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

18:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

26:44


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

22:00


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

21:44


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

18:31


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

11:49


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

11:44


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

16:08


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

15:08


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

20:24


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:45


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

39:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

19:59


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

22:45


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

24:14


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

32:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

19:20


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

21:13


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

16:57


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

19:27


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:44


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

49:22


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

27:28


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

20:01


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

19:22


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

25:49


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

22:57


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

23:23


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

16:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

17:51


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

32:43


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

24:06


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

17:53


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

22:45


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

13:18


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

11:22


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

00:21