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When fate offers Gwynn Powell a chance to start over, she jumps at the chance. Laid off and living with a husband whose gambling problem has eaten through a good part of their savings, Gwynn buys a farmhouse sight unseen, leaving both her marriage and her old home behind.

But fate has more in mind for Gwynn than just a new home. The farmhouse, tucked away in the Green Mount
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ebook, 90 pages
Published December 18th 2014 (first published September 12th 2012)
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InD'tale Magazine
Gwynn and Slate make an amazing couple. Their chemistry is evident from the start, but it’s the deeper feelings that will make the reader sigh with pleasure.

Read full review in the 2012 Holiday issue of InD’tale Magazine.
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Yvonne
Feb 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
I love the premise of this story. A twenty-eight year old woman from 2013 somehow manages to find herself in 1973. I was a teenager in the '70's and I love the idea of this storyline. Gwynn and Slate are the perfect romantic couple. Their romance is a sweet one.

My only problem is that this is a novella and there isn't enough time to really explore the reactions of the characters and their feelings. I would love to see how Gwynn would deal with no cell phones or DVDs or computers. It was mentione
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Susan Roebuck
Oct 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I'm an avid fan of Ute Carbone's books. I enjoy her style and her observations of humanity. In her latest novel, she has created a believable time-travel story with the premise that our fate is connected to our souls - we can't escape it. As usual, she has written about such likeable, vulnerable and altogether human characters that you don't want the book to end. And she kept me wondering all the way through how on earth the characters would solve their situation. Told with her trademark wit and ...more
Ana
Oct 28, 2012 added it
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Reviewed for InD'Tale magazine. The review can be found here.
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Lynelle Clark
Meeting the two main characters Gwynn who bought half of Slate's homestead, with confusing but yet comical occurrences that liven up the story I made myself ready for a good read as in the previous book Afterglow. Which I enjoyed immensely.
But as the plot progressed it just did not captivate me. The plot had too many loose ends and gaps that just did not make it believable. It fell all over the place with no real contiguity. No clear understanding in the delivery of the story line. It just did
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Lynelle Clark
Meeting the two main characters Gwynn who bought half of Slate's homestead, with confusing but yet comical occurrences that liven up the story I made myself ready for a good read as in the previous book Afterglow. Which I enjoyed immensely.
But as the plot progressed it just did not captivate me. The plot had too many loose ends and gaps that just did not make it believable. It fell all over the place with no real contiguity. No clear understanding in the delivery of the story line. It just did
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Jessica
Mar 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
I'd give this 4 1/2 stars if I could! In anyone else's hands this plot may very well have come off as corny, but Ute Carbone handled it beautifully, crafting an amazing story of love and destiny. I loved Gwynn and Slate's rocky beginning and seeing how they slowly warmed up to each other. The only problem with this novella is that it is just too short. I felt as though I was just beginning to really get into the story when it suddenly came to an end. I would have liked a more detailed history of ...more
Ute Carbone
Sep 20, 2012 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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The idea for this novella came out of a writing challenge conceived of by writer friend Sue Roebuck.. The challenge? Write something outside of your writing comfort zone and include a woman named Gwynn, a house moved into sight unseen and an unusual neighbor. The result? A sweet romance set in the hills of Vermont and infused with a touch of magic
Rebecca
Feb 23, 2013 rated it liked it
Sweet story, if a little hard to follow. I wish I had known that it's a short, though. Maybe if it had been a full book with more detail and explanation, I wouldn't have found myself thinking, "WHAT!?!" so many times. Still sweet at any rate.
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The Whisper of Time by Ute Carbone is a sweeping sweet romance that I just loved! The characters were flushed out and it taking place in the country was perfect for me as a reader. I love the country and Carbone the setting come alive, almost like a secondary character. Highly recommend!

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Award winning author Ute Carbone pronounces her first name Oohtah, but doesn't spell it that way. She lives with her husband in Southern NH, where she spends her days drinking coffee, eating chocolate, walking in the woods, and dreaming up stories.

There's been a long list of things I've wanted to be. Some of them were fanciful- ballerina, trapeze artist, world class ski racer. Some more serious-d
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