A Week In Winter: (abridged)

Audio Book (CD) | December 24, 2012

byMaeve BinchyRead byKate Binchy

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The Sheedy sisters had lived in Stone House for as long as anyone could remember. Set high on the cliffs on the west coast of Ireland, overlooking the windswept Atlantic ocean, it was falling into disrepair - until one woman, with a past she needed to forget, breathed new life into the place. Now a hotel, with a big, warm kitchen and log fires, it provides a welcome few can resist.

Winnie is generally able to make the best of things, until she finds herself on the holiday from hell. John arrived on an impulse after he missed a flight at Shannon. And then there's Henry and Nicola, burdened with a terrible secret, who are hoping the break at Stone House will help them find a way to face the future...

Read by Kate Binchy. Kate Binchy has worked extensively in all media from West End to fringe theatre. Numerous television appearances include RUTH RENDELL MYSTERIES, FATHER TED, PEAK PRACTICE, CASUALTY, POIROT and FAIR CITY. She has appeared in over 500 radio plays, and films such as MRS DALLOWAY and THE LONELY PASSION OF JUDITH HEARNE. She is Maeve's cousin and has read all of Maeve's audiobooks.

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The Sheedy sisters had lived in Stone House for as long as anyone could remember. Set high on the cliffs on the west coast of Ireland, overlooking the windswept Atlantic ocean, it was falling into disrepair - until one woman, with a past she needed to forget, breathed new life into the place. Now a hotel, with a big, warm kitchen and l...

Maeve Binchy was born in County Dublin and educated at the Holy Child convent in Killiney and at University College, Dublin. After a spell as a teacher she joined the IRISH TIMES. Her first novel, LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE, was published in 1982 and she went on to write over twenty books, all of them bestsellers. Several have been adapted f...

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Format:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 24, 2012Publisher:ORION PUBLISHING GROUPLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1409141632

ISBN - 13:9781409141631

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thoroughly enjoyable Brilliantly written with highs and lows ask week spaced. I can see this book being an introduction to this new cast of characters being fleshed out our revisited in future books. Ms Binchey does not disappoint. ... except that the book ended.
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Boring It began well but was very slow for the rest. No build up or plot twists. Couldn't wait for it to end. Glossed over last two chapters.
Date published: 2015-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relaxing Enjoyed my first book of Maeve Binchy, I will reading many more of her stories, took me away to another land.
Date published: 2014-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A week in winter Most enjoyable reading.
Date published: 2014-05-11

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