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  • The Promise

  • By: May McGoldrick
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

On a desperate journey to America, Rebecca Neville promises the dying wife of the Earl of Stanmore to raise and care for her newborn son, James. Once in the New World, Rebecca begins her new life - as a mother.... Ten years later, the Earl of Stanmore learns of the fate of his family. He sends to the colonies for his young heir so he can raise him as a peer of the realm. With no intention of forsaking her vow, Rebecca returns to England with James to face a future without her beloved charge. But she must also face her tumultuous past....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Sad story line

  • By Kerry on 07-06-2018

Sad story line

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-2018

I love most of May mcgoldricks books but found so many sad situations in this book. It didn’t make for light fun reading. Yes it’s probably true to Life. But a bit too realistic when I’m
Trying to escape everyday drudgery. Well written and narrated but again just too many cruel people in it for me to enjoy

  • Much Ado About Highlanders

  • By: May McGoldrick
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Highland warrior Alexander Macpherson has lost his wife. When he agrees to take Kenna Mackay as his bride to advance his clan's power in the north, he expects a bit of an adjustment. He doesn't expect the sharp-tongued beauty to run away on their wedding night. Still, Alexander wants his runaway bride...and he has the sneaking suspicion that she wants him, too.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book loved the story

  • By Kerry on 07-06-2018

Great book loved the story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-2018

This book had a lot of humour in it which I quite enjoyed. The story line was well written and characters believable. The narrator did a nice Scottish accent. Can’t wait to hear the next story in the series

  • Because of Miss Bridgerton

  • The Bridgerton Series
  • By: Julia Quinn
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband...someday.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing exciting

  • By Ailie on 08-08-2017

Light hearted romance. Easy to listen to

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-11-2016

Rosalyn Landor is a great narrator and is great at separating the characters. The story was a bit slow moving and had no real excitement but it was very easy to listen to and you could visualise George's frustration with billy I look forward to hearing about Andrew and Edwards stories

  • My Sweet Folly

  • By: Laura Kinsale
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Boulton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

Through their innocent correspondence, a lonely young wife grows to love an imaginary man thousands of miles away. But when he returns to England from India, her idea of reality is turned upside down. Drawn from a safe world of tea and parlor chat into madness and mystery, she cannot find her own cherished Robert in the frightening stranger who claims her love. Laura Kinsale personally chose the exceptional talent of Nicholas Boulton to voice her favorite heroine, sweet, witty Folie with her ferret, Toot.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • very heavy story line great if thats what you like

  • By Kerry on 08-01-2015

very heavy story line great if thats what you like

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-01-2015

The start of this book was very promising but then it gets quite heavy. I am half way through and struggling to finish the book. Dont get me wrong the story line is actually quite good and the narrator just fantastic but.....I listen to books to forget about reality for a bit and enjoy a bit of light hearted humour. The main male character is this book is in a very sad state and its all too realistic for me. I have read two other of Laura Kinsales books and they were great. Unfortunately this one is sadly lacking in the humour I need. Having said this The narrator, Nicholas Boulton has a devine voice and truly suits the reading of this story and think that's what has kept me going in the hope the story line would lighten up. If you do want a good, light hearted book of Laura Kinsale purchase Lessons in French, it is a bit silly but still believable and a great book.

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  • Midsummer Moon

  • By: Laura Kinsale
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Boulton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9

When a powerful, decisive aristocrat undertakes to protect an absent-minded young inventress from England's enemies, he finds his orderly world turned into chaos. Merlin Lambourne's stubborn dream of flight puts her at risk, not to mention driving Ransom crazy. In spite of himself, he's oddly enchanted by this muddled miss and her eccentric ways... but can he overcome his own fears and realize her invention may be the answer to saving both their lives?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • throughly enjoyable and light hearted book. great

  • By Kerry on 29-12-2014

throughly enjoyable and light hearted book. great

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-12-2014

Wow the more you listened the more I enjoyed it. narrator had a great voice.
The main female character was slightly obscure in her vagueness and at the beginning this annoyed me but by the end her character had me hooked and her character helped to make the story light hearted and funny. After listening to this book I was eager to find more on Laura Kinsale books and read by the same narrator.

enjoyed how the main characters were not perfect, actually enjoyed how how all the personalities of the characters were presented

and love the hedgehog, little bits like that make the whole book worthwhile

  • Lessons in French

  • By: Laura Kinsale
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Boulton
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Trevelyan d'Augustin and Lady Callista Talliafaire were secret sweethearts, until the day her father dismissed him with a whip across the face. Ten years and three jiltings later, shy Callie is resigned to a quiet village life as the late earl's spinster daughter. But now Trev has returned from his estates in France, upending everything, dragging her into adventures, stealing Hubert the prize-winning bull, and flinging Callie's heart into mayhem again.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great, fun story and main male not perfect yah!!!!

  • By Kerry on 29-12-2014

great, fun story and main male not perfect yah!!!!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-12-2014

The narrator for this story had a great voice and only made the listening of this audio even more enjoyable. Story line was light and entertaining. The characters were not perfect and this increased my enjoyment of the audio all the more. Great book I would recommend purchase if you want something light hearted and funny

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