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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (683 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Barbara Delinsky Narrator: Karen Ziemba Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2003 ISBN: 9780743548144
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A POWERFUL STORY OF A WOMAN'S SEARCH FOR HER PAST

After the death of her adoptive mother, Chelsea Kane is a woman consumed by a need to discover her natural heritage. She arrives in the New Hampshire town where she was born, aching for answers. It is while she is looking for them that she finds something quite unexpected: a love she thought she would never know.

As Chelsea gets closer to the truth, she realizes that someone is determined to stop her, first by scaring her, then by trying to harm her. The danger escalates until one terrifying night when all secrets are laid bare and Chelsea finally confronts her mysterious past. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “In this small-town romance Delinsky refreshingly takes the opportunity to poke fun at social snobbery and moral hypocrisy.” 

    Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Caroline Mcphail-Lambert | 2/19/2014

    " Lovely love story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Margo Smith | 2/5/2014

    " Very very good book. My friend Laure Oostenink introduced me to this book. I could hardly put it down and have since read and/or listened to many of Barbara Delinsky's books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 SueAnn | 1/24/2014

    " This one of those rare books that the story stays with you for a long time and you think about what the characters might be doing right now. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Di | 1/23/2014

    " I read this last year and remember loving it but I forget the plot.....hmmm guess i will have to read it again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 BookDigger | 1/22/2014

    " An EXCELLENT novel. I have read it many times over and still can't get enough of it. Judd Streeter is an unforgettable character who will make you yearn for the man of your dreams and Chelsea Kane is a woman you will hope to become. Excellent tear-jerker and heart shaper. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tanya | 1/22/2014

    " This is one of my favorite books by this author. I love the main character. She is strong and doesn't let what happened to her ruin her. If you are going on read one of Barbara Delinsky's books make sure this is the one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chris | 1/17/2014

    " I generally like her books and fell in love with some of the secondary characters. That's a good sign. This was an engaging read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Judy | 1/16/2014

    " This was a good book. Couln't put it down wondering what was going to happen next. Mystery with romance. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Deborah Ebbeling | 1/11/2014

    " I enjoyed it. It was a good, easy read. Great for a vacation or a few days poolside. As a reader, I prefer much heavier reads. Love memoirs, biographies, books that make you really feel something. This is not that kind of book, so I may not be giving it a fair shake. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Korri | 11/18/2013

    " I really liked the story of this book. However, it was a little graphic in some parts so be ready to skim some parts if it makes you uncomfortable! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Trish Mitchell | 11/9/2013

    " it was a really good book "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Deborah | 10/18/2013

    " Must have bee an earlier work. Predictable plot. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 10/8/2013

    " Absolutely my favorite from Barbara Delinsky. I read this first as a teenager, and it got me hooked on romance novels. The characters are real and have their flaws, but it just makes you root for them more. Love it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 9/18/2013

    " The cover jacket sounded interesting, and this one did suck me back into reading. Couldn't wait to get back to it and read a little more. Characters are interesting, plot is a bit contrived, but this is a very enjoyable book. Will look out for some more by this author. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeri | 6/25/2013

    " Good fast easy read. Even though there was some predictability, there was no way I was going to stop reading. Would love to visit the town and live there myself! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jill | 5/2/2013

    " great read. a little predictable at times, but well worth it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura Mooneyhan | 4/3/2013

    " Excellent book, actually I have read it twice. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Deann | 3/7/2013

    " I enjoyed this book. It wasn't a deep thinking book, just something enjoyable for relaxing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sheree Beissner | 11/30/2012

    " Loved, Loved, loved, this story. One of my all time Barbara Delinsky favorites. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bonnie | 8/9/2012

    " I love Barbara Delinsky. Great stories and twists and turns in the story line. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Haylie | 2/3/2012

    " Good book to get into. Has mystery and romance but the two together in this book works really well. I wouldn't recomnend this book to anyone under 14. It has some sexual issues in it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tina | 10/22/2011

    " My Favorite Delinsky book. I have re-read this book several times and it never disappoints. I love Chelsea and the way she shakes up the small town. I am a sucker for books like this. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michele | 9/29/2011

    " I loved this book, easy to read, couldnt put it down. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Elisabeth Rodrigues | 8/19/2011

    " Read originally in 1994 - 1995 and stayed with me. Managed to buy a used copy in 2010 and loved it as much before. The love story between Judd and Chelsea was lovely but Hunter Love definitely made this book. A keeper. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jody | 6/19/2011

    " I love Barbara Delinsky! This was the second time I read this book and I enjoyed it just as much as the first time.

    Love the characters and how they interact with each other; loved the story line! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angela | 3/1/2011

    " A little mystery with the romance story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 SueAnn | 12/14/2010

    " This one of those rare books that the story stays with you for a long time and you think about what the characters might be doing right now. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Elisabeth | 7/22/2010

    " Read originally in 1994 - 1995 and stayed with me. Managed to buy a used copy in 2010 and loved it as much before. The love story between Judd and Chelsea was lovely but Hunter Love definitely made this book. A keeper. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Di | 7/20/2010

    " I read this last year and remember loving it but I forget the plot.....hmmm guess i will have to read it again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bonnie | 3/8/2010

    " I love Barbara Delinsky. Great stories and twists and turns in the story line. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jill | 1/15/2010

    " great read. a little predictable at times, but well worth it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sheree | 3/6/2009

    " Loved, Loved, loved, this story. One of my all time Barbara Delinsky favorites. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Korri | 3/8/2008

    " I really liked the story of this book. However, it was a little graphic in some parts so be ready to skim some parts if it makes you uncomfortable! "

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About the Author
Author Barbara Delinsky

Barbara Delinsky, author of Escape, Not My Daughter, While My Sister Sleeps, The Secret Between Us, and Family Tree, has written more than twenty bestselling novels with over thirty million copies in print. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, she also wrote a nonfiction book, Uplift: Secrets From the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors, which is currently in its fifth printing. All of the proceeds from the book go to charity, which funds an ongoing research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. A lifelong New Englander, Delinsky earned a BA in psychology from Tufts University and an MA in sociology from Boston College.

About the Narrator

Karen Ziemba is an Earphones Award-winning narrator and a Tony Award-winning actor, singer, and dancer. In 2000 she received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress, along with the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards, starring in Susan Stroman and John Weidman’s hit musical Contact. She also starred as “Roxie Hart” in Chicago and “Rita Racine” in Steel Pier, for which she received her first Tony award nomination as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations. She is also active on tours to American cities and has made appearances in television series dramas.