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  • Written by: Maeve Binchy
  • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
  • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (39 ratings)

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Scarlet Feather

Written by: Maeve Binchy
Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Maeve Binchy has a way of making everyday experiences extraordinary. Scarlet Feather introduces budding entrepreneurs Cathy and Tom who, along with their extended families, meet the trials and rewards of life head on.

Scarlet Feather is a new catering company formed by two friends from cooking school, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather. Their dream is to have the best business in Dublin. Over the course of a year, from one New Year’s Eve to the next, Cathy and Tom struggle to make their dream a reality. Along the way, they meet their families’ opposition, find the support of friends, and live through the heartaches and triumphs that come with time.

Author of the "Oprah’s Book Club"® selection Tara Road, Maeve Binchy is loved the world over for her humorous and compassionate portrayals of ordinary lives. Combined with the subtle skills of award-winning narrator Barbara Caruso, Scarlet Feather is a heartwarming glimpse into the world Cathy and Tom work to make for themselves.

©2000 Maeve Binchy (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC

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Loved the story

I like how the author twines stage stories of each character together, making all the characters a focal point in thier own way.

The narrator is very good, but I was disappointed to miss some dialogue because of her way of lowering her voice so much, as she uses it to be so very expressive. If I turn up the volume in order to hear all the lower voiced parts, the loudly spoken parts are too loud to be comfortable. Difficult for anyone with any hearing loss, though for others, I'm sure it makes the listening experience even better.

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Listening as good as a read

One of my favorite authors, the story is entertaining from start to finish. I have read many times, I loved the audible performance.

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Can’t beat Binchy for a good read!

Excellent book, rarely does Maeve let me down. Love a story you can get lost in!

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Scarlet Feather

Struggled with this book most of the way as there were too many characters which didn't seem to flow with the story. I liked the twins and how they fit with the story.

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wonderful

Loved everything about this book. I would recommend. Can't wait to listen to her other books.

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