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Number one New York Times best-selling author of the epic Chronicles of the One trilogy, returns with the first in a brand new trilogy where parallel worlds struggle between magick and technology.

Breen Kelly had always been a rule follower. So when her father left when she was 12 years old, promising to return, she waited. Now, more than a decade later, she needs to move forward.  

She can wait no longer. A summer trip to Ireland seems like the perfect next step. She never dreamed it would lead her through a portal to another world.

©2020 Nora Roberts (P)2020 Hachette Audio UK

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A lovely story..

But gawd if Marco called her ‘Gurl...’ one more time 🤨 it got repetitive and jarring. Gurl.

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spellbinding

loved this story, impatient for the next book, well done to all involved with it.

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  • 01-12-2020

A bit disappointing.

Although not as strong as ‘the one’ trilogy, this book does improve as it progresses towards the end. Early chapters felt padded and with a little too much product placement. All characters were well developed by the reader but overall the reading could have done with a little more restraint as the lead character often sounded petulant.

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  • 06-01-2021

You won’t want it to end... but alas it does. ☹️

As usual Nora the master storyteller weaves her magic, expertly bringing to life new worlds & endearing characters. Well done again Nora, your a VERY talented writer & story teller. 👍

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Drew me in

As always Nora Roberts did not disappoint. The story line was great and you feel like you know the characters, and what great characters they are. I enjoyed it immensely and can’t wait until I can get the next book in the series.
The reader was great with the American accents but the Irish characters could have benefitted from an Irish reader. But great job all the same Barrie

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Great story can't wait for the next

well narrated, great story line. I'm looking forward to the next book in the trilogy and wish I didn't have to wait so long for it.

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Loved it

I could not stop listening to it. There needs to be a sequel let me know when.
I recommend this book a great story and loads of adventure.

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Great Series Starter

I loved every moment of this book. I can't wait for the next one in the series! I also enjoyed how the book was narrated I felt like I could actually picture each unique character as the story unfolded.

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What a story!

Loved it and cannot wait for Nov 23 2021 and the next in the trilogy. Nora has outdone herself yet again

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Great story

Absolutely loved this story - as usual with Nora Robert’s, the characters draw you in until they feel like close friends. The world built is a fantastic place, my only complaint is that I now have to wait for the next one.

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  • 10-02-2021

What a load of bull!

Where to begin?? The highlight of the book was listening for passages being read like ‘she patted Bollocks on the head’ or ‘I love Bollocks’... this was a story written for children apart from the naughty bits. It was like reading a book written by a child. I have listened to and enjoyed previous NR books as they can be light distractions from the every day but this has to go down in my history of well over 200 audio books as being the biggest load of Bollocks. Now how do I get my money back??

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  • 12-12-2020

Loved this book, but.....

I throughly enjoyed this books and almost raced through it. My only disappointment is that book 2 isn’t out yet and won’t be until October 2021. It’s been left in such suspense and I would have easily gone straight onto the second without a stop or break in between. I feel abit lost now it’s finished.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-02-2021

A brilliant book!

I used to read fantasy books regularly but got bored with them after a while so I wasn’t sure about trying this one. Being a firm fan of Nora Roberts I thought I would give it try. I loved it great characters and a story with plenty of angles to keep my interest. I didn’t want it to end imagine my disappointment when I realised how long that I have to wait for the next book!

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  • Patricia B.
  • 28-12-2020

Silly

The story is very obvious and poorly written, almost childish. Feels like the books Nora Roberts wrote at the beginning of her career.
Nevertheless, it was a fun listen.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-12-2020

excellent

narrator was very good. Nora Roberts at her best. Will definitely listen again! cant wait for book 2

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  • E. J. Rose
  • 17-06-2021

Exciting new trilogy

Excellent beginning to what is an exciting new story. Very looking forward to books 2 & 3.

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  • Vanessa Smith
  • 04-04-2021

brilliant


really good book hope there are more to come, loved the story and the characters

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  • Bronagh
  • 28-03-2021

Great

Sucked in to the story and characters as always with nora roberts and her amazing story telling

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-03-2021

loved it!

What a good book. I enjoyed every minute of listening. I'm only sorry I have to wait for months for the next. I thoroughly recommend it to anyone who wants to jump into another world and escape for a while

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  • Kaye Saxton-Lea
  • 07-02-2021

Great start to the trilogy

When I started the awakening I hadn’t realised it was a trilogy and loved it can’t wait for book 2 as a great cliff hanger ending
Good enjoyable book

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