The Reluctant Fortune-Teller by Keziah Frost audiobook

The Reluctant Fortune-Teller: A Novel

By Keziah Frost
Read by Carly Robins

Park Row Books, Harlequin Audio 9780778312819
9.96 Hours Unabridged
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A retired accountant becomes the town’s fortune-teller in this witty and charming debut Norbert Zelenka has always lived life on the sidelines. It’s why at seventy-three years old he’s broke and alone except for the company of a Chihuahua. But when “Carlotta’s Club”—three strong-willed seniors with plenty of time on their hands—decide to make Norbert their latest project, he reluctantly agrees to their scheme: establishing himself as the town’s fortune-teller. Soon his life begins changing in unexpected ways. It turns out that years of observing other people make Norbert an excellent card reader. As Norbert’s lonesome world expands with new friendships and a newfound self-confidence, he finally finds himself in a place where he belongs. But disaster looms on the horizon. When a troubled young woman goes missing after a bad reading, Norbert must find a strength beyond the cards to bring her home safely. A heartfelt story of coming-of-age late in life, The Reluctant Fortune-Teller is a poignant reminder that we’re never too old to learn new tricks.

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Summary

Summary

A retired accountant becomes the town’s fortune-teller in this witty and charming debut

Norbert Zelenka has always lived life on the sidelines. It’s why at seventy-three years old he’s broke and alone except for the company of a Chihuahua. But when “Carlotta’s Club”—three strong-willed seniors with plenty of time on their hands—decide to make Norbert their latest project, he reluctantly agrees to their scheme: establishing himself as the town’s fortune-teller. Soon his life begins changing in unexpected ways.

It turns out that years of observing other people make Norbert an excellent card reader. As Norbert’s lonesome world expands with new friendships and a newfound self-confidence, he finally finds himself in a place where he belongs. But disaster looms on the horizon. When a troubled young woman goes missing after a bad reading, Norbert must find a strength beyond the cards to bring her home safely.

A heartfelt story of coming-of-age late in life, The Reluctant Fortune-Teller is a poignant reminder that we’re never too old to learn new tricks.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Charming, warm, and wittily told.” Kirkus Reviews
“A warm, charming story you read with a smile.” Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg, internationally bestselling author
“Norbert discovers his own intuition—and in doing so, launches himself out of his ordinariness. An extraordinary book.” Benjamin Ludwig, author of Ginny Moon
“It’s easy to foresee a great future for this delightful debut. Insightful, charming and intriguing, Norbert Z show us that it’s never too late to change the cards that life deals us.” Phaedra Patrick, author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

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Author

Author Bio: Keziah Frost

Author Bio: Keziah Frost

Keziah Frost is an author of humorous literary fiction and Chihuahua rescuer.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 9.96
Audience: Adult
Language: English