Over the past few years Susanna Kearsley has become one of my all-time favorite authors. She has this remarkable way of melding and twisting the past and present together, creating these unforgettable, well developed characters and settings and spicing it all up with a sweet dose of romance. My love for her stories is so strong that I went out and bought every book of hers I could find after reading the very first one. Whether it’s this high expectation or the story itself I am not sure, but The Splendour Falls fell somewhat flat for me.
It’s important to note that I received an audiobook version of The Splendour Falls, which could be part of the problem. The narrator’s voice was beautiful and the way she read through the descriptions of Chinon, France really helped immerse