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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,528 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert James Waller Narrator: Robert James Waller Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 1999 ISBN:
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The minute Michael Tillman met Jellie Braden he knew he wanted her, and she felt it too. The problem is, Jellie is married to a professor colleague of Michael's, and she has a secret past which eventually leads to her disappearance. But Michael is a determined man, and knows he and Jellie will only find happiness if they are together. He sets off in search of her, journeying to the strange, exotic world of south India. There he embarks on a passionate mission to uncover Jellie's past and in the process discovers the barriers he must surmount before he can have her love. This novel, Robert James Waller's next after his best selling The Bridges of Madison County, is a passionate story of choices and loss and the intense power of instant attraction. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 E Dean | 2/9/2014

    " This was an enjoyable tale that kept my interest throughout. Am looking foward to reading more of Waller's writings. Especially liked the academic settings he created and the travel in India. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 N. | 2/3/2014

    " This was yet another predictable story about people being unhappy in their own lives, and then struggling against all odds not to fall into bed with one another. The author focused too often on bodily pleasures as instead of focusing a thicker plot line. Of course, this genre (if one can call it that) is Waller's forte, so I should've been prepared for such. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Suzanne | 1/28/2014

    " First book from this author, I was not fussed on this book. Apart from the fact I found it hard to delve into, I just didn't overly enjoy the read. I think from curiosity I will read The Bridges of Madison County though. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Pam Young | 1/23/2014

    " Ho hum . . . I found the plot negligible. The story actually began on page 175. The most interesting character might have been the secondary character--if only he'd developed it more. We are told she's an adventurer, independent, yada yada. If that's true, why would she be attracted to such a loser as the main character? My experience didn't come close to all the publicity. Makes me wonder if they actually read it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Pam Lauman | 1/21/2014

    " I am tired of seeing affairs glorified. If a marriage is bad, get out of it. Then start another relationship. There is nothing romantic about hurting other people. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kim | 1/20/2014

    " This book might have deserved a 2 1/2 star rating. I was disappointed with the last 2/3 of the story. It didn't seem to have any substance. Nothing like Bridges of Madison County. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Chrissy | 1/16/2014

    " Not nearly as good as Bridges. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Al Canary | 1/6/2014

    " I found this on my Public Library used book shelf (pub 1993)& picked it up on the basic of the Author's prior work on "Bridges of Madison County" which I had only seen as the movie. What a gem! I truly enjoyed every page to predictable, but very pleasant conclusion. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Laura | 1/6/2014

    " I bought this because I liked the Bridges of Madison County so much but it truly was a slow waltz in comparison. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Patsy Stowe | 1/6/2014

    " It was a quick, light read...I love "love" stories so I enjoyed it. I hate how they came about being together though, and I was disappointed in Jellie towards the end of the book, but that's my judgemental side coming out in me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Fran | 1/3/2014

    " I like Waller's style of writing "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sally McRogerson | 12/12/2013

    " More romantic drivel. Good for lovers of romantic drivel, otherwise probably don't bother! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Windy | 12/8/2013

    " Overall, just a stupid book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marcia | 12/4/2013

    " Read this one at a vacation when I forgot my book! A quick read. Good, easy to get through and entertaining as well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Randall Madigan | 6/28/2013

    " Another relationship book. Romance literature. Not romance novels, as such. Very descriptive writing and good travels. Makes me want to go out and chase the wind and whatever else might come my way. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Angie | 3/24/2013

    " There are only a few things that can really ruin a book for me. 1.) the main romance/theme of the book is based on an affair. 2.)More sex than actual romance. 3.)bad language. "Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend" had all of the above and I absolutely hated the book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Susan Baker | 11/23/2012

    " This one was even better than The Bridges of Madison County! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Keke | 9/11/2012

    " i was looking for a book, noticed that Tammy gave this one a good review and i said, what the heck. I agree, it was a quick read and a wonderful love story. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tara | 5/9/2012

    " very slow to get into, just ok "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anna | 1/9/2012

    " "It's a lucky person who can have a single great love in her life." "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Abby | 1/1/2012

    " This was a great fast, feel good, reading book. The characters are easy to related to and the story and simple. It was a great book to read and make you feel good about life again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jody | 10/27/2011

    " Thought this was better than Bridges of Madison County "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 CynthiaA | 10/10/2011

    " Disappointing. No where near as good as Bridges of Madison County. Its ok for a fluffy vacation read, but only if there isn't another good book around. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mary Lou Giuliano | 9/15/2011

    " This book was just okay. I expected so much more from Robert James Waller, after Bridge of Madison County. I could have put this book down at any point and not been too concerned if I never found out how it ended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Penny | 5/1/2011

    " well written short novel about a college professor's love for a woman with a past in India. Just nice. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Noel | 4/16/2011

    " Maybe someone else will enjoy this one more than I did. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tina | 3/5/2011

    " I really loved this book. Robert James Waller has a quality of idealism; however, that is 'fairy tale.' He writes from a male perspective, also; I find his portrayal of women incorrect, but I will chalk it up to being male. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Paula | 3/2/2011

    " Disappointing. I love all of his other books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cosmofiesta | 2/28/2011

    " i di not like it much..felt very sorry for Richard for he had quite a slutty wife.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jamie | 2/8/2011

    " Story of a man who has fallen in love with a married woman but will go to many lengths to show his love and find her again. Heartfelt and a good read! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jody | 1/27/2011

    " Thought this was better than Bridges of Madison County "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 CynthiaA | 1/22/2011

    " Disappointing. No where near as good as Bridges of Madison County. Its ok for a fluffy vacation read, but only if there isn't another good book around. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Istop4books | 1/6/2011

    " Maybe someone else will enjoy this one more than I did. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laur2367 | 12/12/2010

    " A cute book about finding your true love later in life. Just took a bit for the author to get there... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michael | 9/4/2010

    " Love mystery. Loved it. recommend it to all. interesting twist at the end. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kim | 8/27/2010

    " This book might have deserved a 2 1/2 star rating. I was disappointed with the last 2/3 of the story. It didn't seem to have any substance. Nothing like Bridges of Madison County. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Pam | 8/9/2010

    " I am tired of seeing affairs glorified. If a marriage is bad, get out of it. Then start another relationship. There is nothing romantic about hurting other people. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Keke | 7/2/2010

    " i was looking for a book, noticed that Tammy gave this one a good review and i said, what the heck. I agree, it was a quick read and a wonderful love story. "

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Author Robert James Waller

Robert James Waller (1939–2017) was an American writer and author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Bridges of Madison County and Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend. The Bridges of Madison County was the basis for a major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Street and nominated for an Academy Award. His other works include the New York Times bestsellers A Thousand Country Roads, Old Songs in a New Café: Selected Essays; Border Music; and Puerto Vallarta Squeeze, as well as a book of photographs, Images.