I'm a bibliophile since early childhood. Love speculative fiction, odd premises, mystery novels that teach about different places and times.
I will confess to a prejudice against romances. But this one is particularly inane. The male lead thinks like a girl, responds to stimulus like a girl and is unrecognizable as a man. Although you can't miss that he's supposed to be one. And the ghost line is over obvious. I should have known better.
Love reading. Love listening.
Setting: Contemporary (published 2001)
Genre: romantic mystery with a side of paranormal.
Narration: I generally don't care for books with more than one narrator, but James Daniels and Sandra Burr did a nice job.
The plot was simple. A typical NR speed book. The characters were interesting, though I would have liked more detailed backstory for both of the protagonists. I do love that twist at the end.
Worth the credit? Wait for a BOGO or some other sale.
This has always been one of my favorite Nora Roberts books. I like the way the book is narrated,as well. It is just a lovely story to "get lost" in. Enjoy!!
I've always been a avid reader so now I'm a avid listener. I prefer the paranormal genre but I do like to switch things up. It's boring if you don't have variety. Of course I do love the romance and the hotter the better. Also, you can't beat a good thriller filled with suspense and a ending you can't even guess at until the very end.
I loved the mystery and the elements introduced into this haunted love story. I wish it would of ended a little more detailed but for the price it was a great deal. It is a credit well spent. I enjoyed this ride.
I have to admit, although I love all of her books, this was by far my favorite. It is set in New Orleans, in both present and past tense, and tells a love story that spans over a century.
It is about a love so strong that despite their separation, through murder, they reunite through a haunted house and reincarnation. I think you will love it!
Lina. So annoying.
I don't write many reviews. Love Kate Morton's books to give you an idea what types of books I do enjoy. I was looking for something with a little mystery, and a little ghosts/haunted house thrown in to get in the zone for an upcoming trip I'm taking to New Orleans, so gave this a shot. I just felt it was very cheesy. The main female character was extremely irritating, the love story over the top, the accents annoying, and lots of loose ends, I felt. Certain characters seemed pointless. Maybe it's just me, other reviews are so positive. The one element I enjoyed was the historical back story. Would have liked to spend more time with those characters. And the secondary characters, like Remy and Effie, were enjoyable. A few creepy moments. But overall: meh. Not surprised they made a Made for TV movie out of it. This was my first novel by this author.
I usually love Nora Robert's novels, but I found the paranormal element of this story a bit creepy. Couldn't even finish it.
Stupid story, Nora Roberts in a lazy mood. Writing her formula without making the effort to make it believable. Rich guy, amazing morals, poorer girl, stridently independent, then some mysticism so that you don't have to worry too much about whether it even makes sense. You can do better Nora. I am not impressed with this effort.
Profesionl, hard working woman who travels weekly, enjoys life. My best Friends are Michael and Scooter. Nonfiction books are the best!
The Narrator was terrible, I could not finish the book
I love Nora Roberts, I have almost all her books and will buy more. I will listen to the Narrator first.
James's voice was so odd I just couldn't listen anymore.
to that I found, but I didn't get all the way through it either.