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Lia

Lia Sutton, Australia Member Since 2009

I love all genres of books. However, when I listen to audio books as I clean, garden, drive they are better with a lot of heat!

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    The name and cover make this seem like a different type of book. There's sexy scenes, but the story is a "page turner". Great book. Worth the time and money!

    Reviews complaining about the narrator are blasphemy!! Rosalyn Landor is a pro for historical romance!! She's fantastic and narrates most of the truly excellent novels of the genre.

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    More than a Mistress: Mistress Series, Book 1

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    An arrogant duke does the unthinkable - he falls in love with his mistress.... She raced onto the green, desperate to stop a duel. In the mêlée, Jocelyn Dudley, Duke of Tresham, was shot. To his astonishment, Tresham found himself hiring the servant as his nurse. Jane Ingleby was far too bold for her own good. Her blue eyes were the sort a man could drown in - were it not for her impudence. She questioned his every move, breached his secrets, touched his soul. When he offered to set her up in his London town house, love was the last thing on his mind.

    Lia says: "Enjoyable listen"
  • "Captivating"

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    Besides being a great story, Rosalyn Landor brings it to life. Her narration was outstaning. The book has murder, mystery, sex and whit. The entire book was entertaining and highly recommended. I know I will listen to this audio book over and over again.

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    The Bride

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    • By Julie Garwood
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    By edict of the king, the mighty Scottish laird Alec Kincaid must take an English bride. His choice was Jamie the feisty youngest daughter of Baron Jamison. Alec ached to touch her, to tame her, to possess her forever. But Jamie vowed never to surrender to this highland barbarian. Though his kisses fired her blood, shadowed secrets from Alec's past threatened Jamie's happiness. She brazenly resisted him - until one rapturous moment quelled their clash of wills.

    XYZPDQ says: "Early works released in MP3 at last!!"
  • ""Loved it!""

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    This is a great conclusion to the "Hathaways" series. I wasn't sure if I would enjoy Beatrix's story, but I really did. The romance was genuine and sweet, and as always, I found myself laughing at the interactions of the Hathaways with each other. What a fun family! The narration was also excellent, Ms. Landor's narrations are always done very well. I highly recommend this book, along with the previous book in the series, "Married by Morning".

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    Love in the Afternoon: Hathaways, Book 5

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    Captain Christopher Phelan has been corresponding with the beautiful golden-haired Prudence Mercer while he was away fighting in the Crimean War. What he doesn't know, however, is that the woman who wrote to him is actually Prudence's best friend, Beatrix Hathaway.
    Upon his return home to Hampshire, it becomes clear that Christopher's experiences in war have changed him.

    Lia says: ""Loved it!""
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    "Fabulous!!!!!!!"

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    Where does Night Fire rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    In the top 20, because I have listened to a lot of them that I just absolutely cannot say a horrible word about.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Night Fire?

    When Arielle walked in on her step sister and husband making love and after leaving the room Burke just laughing at her! I also loved, loved when Burke beat the crap out of Evan and Arielle got to punch him. She should have kicked his bollocks in!


    What about Anne Flosnik’s performance did you like?

    Every last bit!!!!!!!!!!! Anne is one of my favorite narrators so whatever book she is narrating to, I am a listener. Way to go Anne, you brought the characters to life for me and just kept me so engrossed.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The entire story did. I found myself crying and then at time chuckling or laughing out loud. I felt for Arielle with everything she went through and what she overcame. I loved Burke for everything and all that he was for Arielle. I can't wait to read more on Knight, found myself liking him a lot also.


    Any additional comments?

    Read this book for the laughing moments but also for the crying.

  • Temptation & Twilight

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    If you could sum up Temptation & Twilight in three words, what would they be?

    Very, very disappointing! Unfortunately, I read book 2 first and now book 3 before book 1. I couldn't wait to read this book after the ending to book 2. Maybe it is me but in book 2 Iain was called Allenwyck whereas in this book he was referred to as Alec and in book 2, Black was a Duke also but here he is an Earl while Iain was an Earl and he is now a Marques. Am I misunderstanding something?


    Would you recommend Temptation & Twilight to your friends? Why or why not?

    I would recommend it but only because it finishes the series and you might as well complete the series to be able to see where everything ends. Ending was also a bit too abrupt for all that we were imagining throughout the series.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    Ms. Stern did a good job reading and for the voices of the characters however I liked the narrator for book 2 better.


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

    I would only make a movie from the entire series not just this book.


    Any additional comments?

    I don't know what to say but the author became confused somewhere.

  • An Invitation to Seduction: Daughters of Fortune, Book 4

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    OMG!!!! This book had me at the edge of my seat just anticipating the next moves. Some parts cought me off guard as I was not expecting those moves others I was not so much surprised. The court scene was my utmost best! I really like when the narrator took on Richard's role and went with it to the fullest!! Well done! I would recommend this book with the fullest 5 stars. I wish it was a series so we could know what happened with Lady Anne. The author did a fabulous job and the narrator Anne kudos to you!!

  • Just Like Heaven

    "Excellent!"

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    If there were other stars I would have rated this book higher! I love Julia Quinn's book but this one if off the charts. She did an excellent job with the story telling and Rosalyn the narrator did an excellent job. I hope that she goes further and gives us "Daisy" and the other girls story.........I am so looking forward to that.

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Lulu KANSAS CITY, MO, United States 08-19-12 Member Since 2006
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    I had read a few audiobooks and had even joined Audible. But until I read this book I did not understand the magic of the format. Before reading this book I had no interest in1) romance 2) science fiction or fantasy and 3) time travel genres. I'd heard enough about the series that it piqued my interest because I loved historical fiction. Especially the period of time I knew the book covered. And I always found the challenge of tackling a big book rewarding.

    This book changed so many of my perceptions of genre and reading format. While I still argue that though there is definitely a romantic and sexual relationship at the books core, it was only one part of the adventure. It still doesn't fit the romance genre to me, but it did such a good job of weaving romance and sexuality into the adventure it made me curious to read more traditional romance novels and see if they handled the topic as well. They didn't, but I discovered other good books I never would have tried of not for Outlander.

    Likewise, other than Anne Rice's Vampire series which I had read many years ago, this was one of my very rare ventures into fantasy-science fiction. Setting aside my understanding of reality to accept someone else's is always difficult. But reading Outlander and the subsequent books in the series, I found myself trying to work out in my mind how this might have happened. It encouraged me to explore this genre more thoroughly as well. Even more surprising, it made me evaluate my perception of "time", what it means and how it works. I found myself paying more attention to physics and the study of the time and space relationship.

    The twists and turns of the plot kept me turning the page just like the best mysteries I read. While reading the book there were enough unanswered questions, clues and short glimpses of scenes or events that caught my attention and made me store them away to remember "when all was revealed." But all was not revealed at the end and I found myself turning over these clues and snippets, trying to determine their significance, what I thought they meant and what their purpose was. One requirement of a great book is that you cannot get it out of your mind after you turn the last page. This book met that criteria. I thought about it for weeks.

    Most importantly I learned that other voices can bring a whole new level to the reading experience, if it is the right voice for the right book. I would have enjoyed this book regardless, but if I read it myself and heard my voice in my head the characters would never have come so alive as they did in Davina Porter's voice. This is a perfect marriage of book and narrator. I was so surprised when I later discovered more about Porter's age, experience and background. She made a 21 year old Scotsman come to life. Her voice is Jamie to me. She handled each character wonderfully, although it is the first and only time I have ever listened to a book or series of books and thought a woman narrator did a better job on the men's voices than she did on the women's. I have loved hearing how the narrator has aged the character's voices throughout the series. You hear the young Jamie in the middle aged Jamie's voice, but you also hear the growth and maturity. I have accepted the narrators in the Lord John series, even when the book includes Jamie and actually think they are narrated well. But I am not certain I could accept another narrator for future Outlander books.

    Finally, my initial interest in this book was from a historical fiction viewpoint. A good historical fiction novel, by Bernard Cornwell or Sharon Kay Penman sticks to as much historical fact as possible but presents it in an engaging and relate-able format. It makes you interested enough in the times and events that you will endure the dry-er, less lively recitation of facts of that same event or time in a nonfiction book, just to learn more. Outlander and this series delivered that in spades.





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    When her mother is condemned as a witch and sent to the gallows, Alice Wiggins flees her English homeland to escape the same fate. In the colony of Maine, an inheritance awaits her— as does Christopher Gunn, an arrogant stranger who ignites a restless sensuality deep inside the young beauty. In the splendor of the Northeast woods, headstrong Alice is brought to blissful surrender by a desire too powerful to resist.

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    Renowned for his bedchamber prowess, Ransom Seymour, the Duke of Ainsley, owes a debt to a friend. But the payment expected is most shocking, even to an unrepentant rake - for he's being asked to provide his friend's exquisite wife with what she most dearly covets: A child. Lady Jayne Seymour, Marchioness of Walfort, is furious that such a scandalous agreement would be made. If she acquiesces, there must be rules: No kissing - and, certainly, no pleasure.

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  • Rose of Sarajevo (






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    Nimeta married a responsible man she met in college, had two children, and established a busy journalism career - and there was no reason to think anything would ever change. Then one day, while reporting on a protest in Zagreb, Nimeta’s life takes a dramatic turn. Not only does she lay eyes on a handsome reporter who captures her heart, but a little-known politician by the name of Slobodan Milosevic delivers a speech fanning the flames of long-dormant Serbian nationalism.

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    What woman in her right mind would say no to marrying the dashing Duke of Sedgemoor? Miss Penelope Thorne, that's who. She's known Camden Rothermere since they were children - and she also knows she'd bring nothing but scandal to his name. Cam can hardly believe Penelope turned down his proposal. But if she wants to run off to the Continent and set the rumor mill ablaze, he can't stop her. Then her brother's dying request sends him to bring home the one woman he thought he'd finally gotten over.

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    On the eve of WWI, two students fall in love in Harvard's hallowed halls and must face a world at war from opposing sides. Helen Windship Brooks is struggling to find herself at the world-renowned Harvard-Radcliffe University when brooding German poet Wils bursts into her life. As they fall deeply in love on the brink of WWI, anti-German sentiments mount and Wils' future at Harvard-and in America-is in increasing danger.

  • Lisette's List (






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