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Author: Carla Neggers Narrator: Susan Boyce Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Swift River Valley Series Release Date: January 2013 ISBN: 9781609989941
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Librarian Phoebe O’Dunn deals in stories, but her passion for history has taught her that happy endings are rare. Her life in Knights Bridge, Massachusetts, is safe and uneventful—until she discovers the hidden room. Among its secrets is a cache of vintage clothing, including a spectacular gown, perfect for a gala masquerade in Boston. In the guise of a princess, Phoebe is captivated by a handsome swashbuckler who’s also adopted a more daring persona. Noah Kendrick’s wealth has made him wary, especially of women: everybody wants something.

When Noah and Phoebe meet again in Knights Bridge, at first neither recognizes the other. And neither one is sure they can trust the magic of the night they shared—until an unexpected threat prompts them to unmask their truest selves. After all, it takes more than just the right costume to live out your personal fairy tale. It takes heart and the courage to be more than you ever dreamed possible.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This enchanting Cinderella story brings a diverse pair together and solves a few mysteries along the way. With charm and a spot-on sense of time and place, Neggers returns fans to her idyllic Knights Bridge with a story that reprises a number of familiar characters and adds depth to the town’s history.”

    Library Journal

  • “Neggers’ emotionally charged story is masterful—an intense mystery and complex romance all in one. Her beautifully flowing narrative is imaginative, the main couple is compelling, and their costars are essential to the story. It’s simply wonderful!”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “Carla Neggers, with her artistic style, deals with life issues like death, grief, secrets, and life-choices as her complex characters, with their varied relationships, individual differences, and hang-ups, live their lives, overcome their fears, and take risks to find their happy-ever-after. Her perfectly placed metaphors and humor make the story rich and a delight to read.”

    Feathered Quill Book Reviews

  • “Ms. Neggers has found the winning formula once again in That Night on Thistle Lane. Her characters are believable, and she perfectly captures her signature backdrop of New England…painting a distinct picture of [its] charm and allure.”

    Romance Reviews

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Denise | 2/15/2014

    " Slow paced........not enough details. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Liz | 2/9/2014

    " This was a sweet romance that I really enjoyed because of the rich characters, but also because of the setting. It took place in a cozy little New England village in the area of the Quabbin area that I am very familiar with. There are also scenes in Boston, San Diego, and The Hotel Del Coronado. It felt like it was written for me because these are all special places to me. It was a comfy read for me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michelle | 1/24/2014

    " ehh. OK but not great for me "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dana | 1/18/2014

    " Awesome story. I listened to this book "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Marge | 1/12/2014

    " Mind numbing dialogue, constant repeating of storyline details, main characters act like they are in high school. The author believes readers forget from one page to the next what town they are in, every conversation or mental musing mentions Knightsbridge. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hannah | 12/21/2013

    " I won this in a giveaway. Got to love books about librarians! I would recommend this book for anyone that loves a great romance novel. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dianna | 11/30/2013

    " 3.5 stars. I always love a good story by Carla Neggers. I've liked some of her other stuff better though. The Swift River Valley novels are nice light romances though. A good break if you've been reading a bunch of intense stuff. Though I haven't lately. LOL! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marjorie | 10/26/2013

    " A secret room filled with vintage clothing, a costume ball with disguised people, this book had it all along with a little mystery. Carla Neggers nailed it again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mary | 9/22/2013

    " Yes, another wonderful book. The story picked up well after the 1st and developed wonderful new characters and gave more quality to the former characters. Looking forward to book 3! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Maureen | 9/9/2013

    " I found this book slow-paced and mainly uneventful. Ok read when no other current releases have come out "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Rebecca | 7/6/2013

    " Story did not go anywhere, the title had NOTHING to do with the plot and so slow moving - it drove me crazy. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dorothy | 4/20/2013

    " It was OK, but I was really disappointed that there wasn't anything about the Quabbin, as there had been in the previous book of her series. Otherwise, it was OK, enjoyable enough that I'd consider reading another of her books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Glenn | 3/20/2013

    " A fine new romance by Carla Neggers. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elise | 2/17/2013

    " Loved the book, different set of hero and heroin, with a nerd and a librarian, but a very easy read, and loved how each relationship in the story balanced each other out. More based in reality type love story. "

About the Author

Carla Neggers is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than sixty contemporary romance and romantic suspense novels. Her notable works include the New York Times bestseller Cider Brook. She is a founding member of the New England chapter of Romance Writers of America and has served as vice president of International Thriller Writers.

About the Narrator

Susan Boyce is an audiobook narrator and an actor who has worked onstage at Trinity Repertory Theater, Worcester Foothills Theater, the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland, and every major ragtime and traditional jazz festival in the United States. She has won three AudioFile Earphones Awards.