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Rebellious, green-eyed Eleanor never met a rule she didn't want to break. Sick of her mother's zealotry and the confines of Catholic school, she declares that she'll never go to church again. But her first glimpse of beautiful, magnetic Father Marcus Stearns - Søren to her and only her - and his lust-worthy Italian motorcycle is an epiphany. Eleanor is consumed, yet even she knows that being in love with a priest can't be right. But when one desperate mistake nearly costs Eleanor everything, it is Søren who steps in to save her. When she vows to repay him with complete obedience, a whole world opens before her as he reveals to her his deepest secrets. Danger can be managed - pain, welcomed. Everything is about to begin. Contains mature themes.

©2014 Tiffany Reisz (P)2014 Tantor Audio

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  • Christine Laputka
  • 03-09-2014

Finally a Performance worthy of the material!

What did you love best about The Saint?

I loved the beginning of Soren and Nora's story. I love this series and can't wait for the next book in The White Years to come out in December.

What did you like best about this story?

The narration was wonderful.

Which scene was your favorite?

When Soren comes to talk to Nora in jail.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Tiffany Reisz always makes me laugh and cry. She is one of my favorite authors.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15-01-2017

Even the beautiful narration couldn't carry this

This "story" is a systematic introduction of a young girl into a BDSM relationship(s). There is not much intrigue to the story; just scenes set up to provide increasingly intense loss of innocence. it is all consensual so I guess that makes it easier for us to peak into that world. The problem is, it just wasn't engaging. Not enough story for me to take it out of the porn category. Sorry, the writer has a nice turn of phrase but needs to return to some good outlining before getting started next time. Building to a climax and all that.

The author did not successfully execute her attempt to bring a priest in as a main BDSM character. There was a thread throughout the writing that sought to bring a kind of spirituality (through the character's connections to the Catholic church) to the sadistic lifestyle introduced, but I kept finding myself thinking, "I'm not buying it". I enjoyed 50 Shades so this opinion is not intolerance - it just didn't work here.

Ms Hart performed beautifully. She has a delicate feminine female voice but also has a range of convincing male voices too.

I am going to return this one.

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  • Wendy Dickson
  • 24-07-2014

Ms Reisz keeps getting better

Would you consider the audio edition of The Saint to be better than the print version?

Elizabeth Hart is a great narrator. This audio version is sooo much better than reading, because I feel like I am in the room while Nora tells her story. It is so much more enjoyable to hear the accents and voice inflections than imagining it from words on a page. Also I can listen while driving, walking or doing repetitive work around the house. A good audio book makes mundane tasks so much more interesting and tolerable. Besides, no one knows what a great BDSM scene I just listened to while picking up veggies in the frozen food section. They probably think my sly smile is for the peas.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Saint?

I love everything about this book, but I loved Nora's speech near the end and the whole way Ms Reisz structured this book between past and present. She ended this book without ending the story brilliantly. Ms Reisz is a talented writer and is getting better with each book. I should be sick of these characters by the 5th book or the plot should be waning or the conflict contrived. But Nora and company just get more interesting, the plot more engrossing and the conflict so intoxicating that I can't wait to read/hear/know more. I must say it again - BRILLIANT.

What about Elizabeth Hart’s performance did you like?

Perfect

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Yes. Especially the at the end.

Any additional comments?

I want to hear more of it all.

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  • S.Elizabeth
  • 19-07-2014

Ah-MAZE'ing

What did you love best about The Saint?

Niko and all this Sorren.
Also, I don't think this is a spoiler as it was such a small bit, but the part where Elle meets Lockland. "Everyone calls me Locky. Everyone but you. You call me, Sir." #gulp #chills

Who was your favorite character and why?

While I love Sorren - I find myself more drawn to the type of man Niko is. Which is more about personality and lifestyle than his situationally submissive role, here.

What about Elizabeth Hart’s performance did you like?

It was wonderful. Affable.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

THE SAINT shows you the fiery edge where desire, pain, and love dance and has you begging to edge.

Any additional comments?

More, please?

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  • Linda
  • 04-07-2014

The education of Nora!

If you love Nora as much as I do, you will love her more after listening to The Saint. It is her beginning...you will laugh and cry and hold your breath at times. This is Nora and Soren from the start and it is so good!

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  • Cyndi
  • 16-05-2015

I LOVE THIS SERIES!!!!

6 stars for me! I LOVED this book! This series gave me mixed emotions in the beginning just because of the religious factor but that lasted all of 2 chapters! This is such an original story and not once did I think I knew what was going to happen next. Book 5 has given me a book hangover, I have no desire to start anything new now, I just want to forget I just read it and start it all over again! I loved hearing the beginning of the story and I think listening to it after made it so much better than it would have been had this book been first. I hope Nora, Soren, Kingsley and the rest of these characters have a lot more stories to tell! I can't wait for the next book! I will ready anything by this author and am pushing this series on all my friends ;)

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  • Angelica Quintero
  • 25-01-2018

A girl with black hair and gree eyes...

If you could sum up The Saint in three words, what would they be?

Perfect, beautiful and amazing.

What other book might you compare The Saint to and why?

Only other book of the OS would compare to The Saint and no other book could at the same time. This book is masterfully written, perfectly plotted and perfect in every possible way.

Have you listened to any of Elizabeth Hart’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

The first audio I listened by her was exactly this one and I'm so happy she narrated the other books of The White Years of the OS. Her voice is soft and melodic. Her inflections and accents are flawless and fit every one of the characters of the series. And her whole performance was outstanding.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Well, I wouldn't want a film of the OS because there's no way this perfect would would fit in a screen, but if there was one, it would have to be the same name of the series: ORIGINAL SINNERS.

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  • Robin Rains
  • 15-09-2017

fantastic series!

I started this series all out of order, due to the library only having the king on audiobook. since i have purchased all the other books in the white series. This series captivated me completely, it drags you in & pulls every emotion in the spectrum from you. narration is fantastic!!

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  • Leigh A. Duquette
  • 12-08-2017

Breath-taking

I don't even know what to say about this book, author, or her uncanny ability to turn words into more than a handful of letters. I've read 30 BDSM-focused erotica novels back to back; after a while, they all start to blend together. Reisz

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  • Ali Rebecca
  • 28-01-2017

The Thorn Birds meets Fifty Shades....hot!

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Fifty Shades meets The Thorne Birds in my opinion at least, this is a really smoldering good story, even if it is dirty. If you like a darkly brooding, domineering priest, a feisty yet troubled heroine with aspirations to be kinky, sexy, and in control you’re going to want to check this series. This is deeply sensual, erotic, troubling, and sexy. This story packs an emotional punch that I really hadn’t expected nor expected to be turned on by! I love the entire series, but I started with the wrong book series first. The Original Sinners: The Red Years Quartet, with the book The Siren which is after this book series but it seem to help me put these books into a better sequence. Loved it!

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  • dekkoang
  • 02-10-2016

very good

narrator bit annoying at first but got used to her actually found voice quite relaxing. good story line kept you hooked. my first audible book looking forward to my next

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  • michelle
  • 23-05-2016

joy


I read very one of her books and this one was as amazing to well DONE

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  • London Chick
  • 11-12-2015

A listening event

Would you listen to The Saint again? Why?

The Saint is a wonderfully written, thought provoking and moving story. Having already read this book I lost nothing in listening to it. In fact, I thought soren's tale couldn't get any better. Well, I was wrong! It's even better when you loose yourself is the telling of it.

What did you like best about this story?

The story of this little triad is without a doubt what grabs a hold of you from the beginning. As you move through the different books, you think it's one thing, but you turn a page and become somethings else.

What does Elizabeth Hart bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Her execution of the accents. It's really adds layers, history, and background to each character without saying another word.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Absolutely, I challenge anybody to listen or read this series and not have a reaction. And it's not always the most comfortable emotion.

Any additional comments?

A very well done all. And thank you for putting this out into the world.

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