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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (8,266 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sarah Jio Narrator: Lyssa Brown Publisher: Listen & Live Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In her twenties, Emily Wilson was on top of the world: she had a bestselling novel, a husband plucked from the pages of GQ, and a one-way ticket to happily ever after. Ten years later, the tide has turned on Emily’s good fortune. So when her great-aunt Bee invites her to spend the month of March on Bainbridge Island in Washington State, Emily accepts, longing to be healed by the sea. Researching her next book, Emily discovers a red velvet diary, dated 1943, whose contents reveal startling connections to her own life. A mesmerizing debut with an idyllic setting and intriguing dual story line, The Violets of March announces Sarah Jio as a writer to watch. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Mix a love story, history, and a mystery and what takes root? The Violets of March, a novel that reminds us how the past comes back to haunt us, and packs a few great surprises for the reader along the way.”

    Jodi Picoult #1 New York Times bestselling author

  • “Sarah Jio's The Violets of March is a book for anyone who has ever lost love or lost herself.”

    Alison Winn Scotch New York Times bestselling author of Time of My Life

  • “[A] rich blend of history, mystery, and romance…Fans of Sarah Blake's The Postmistress should enjoy this story.”

    Library Journal

  • “An enchanting story of love, betrayal, and the discovery of an old diary that mysteriously links the past to the present.”

    Beth Hoffman, author of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

  • “Sarah Jio delivers a gem of a book, perfect for reading on the beach or under a cozy quilt.”

    Sarah Pekkanen, author of These Girls

  • A Library Journal Best Book of 2011

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Wanda | 2/18/2014

    " A cute little book! It's a story within a story with secrets held by all. I liked how everything came together in the end for the truly happy ending! I enjoy love stories where a woman listens to her heart. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Cheryl | 2/11/2014


  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Laurie | 2/1/2014

    " Loved this book. It is set in today but the true story stems from the 30s-40s era. I love history and stories from that time. It a love story that spins from a love story of old. Cant wait to read her other two books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Pamela G | 1/19/2014

    " Kind of fluffy but I enjoyed this quick read. "

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About the Narrator

Lyssa Browne makes her home in Seattle, where she has performed in regional theater companies as well as acting for television and film. Her voice can be heard as many different characters in Nintendo and X-Box games, audiobooks, and as the narrator of documentaries for the Discovery Channel and others.