Married to retired Navy E2 pilot, mom to three, grandmom to three. Work full time as an Office Manager.
I have listened to almost 300 audible books, and this was the worst narration of them all! It was too hard to get beyond it to find any merit in the story.
It was hard to tell if the book was good or not because the narrator was that bad.
So horribly bland and blase.
I was just so surprised that the poor narration of this book was ok'd by the author and publisher. Would love to know what the thought process was in that.
I listened to "Devil of the Highlands" a few weeks after listening to "The Bride" by Judy Garwood. There are so many similarities that I found myself making a list. A young English woman marries a Highland laird (in one story to escape a "wicked stepmother" and in one story by edit of the king). The young brides fumble their way through their new roles. In both stories their is a subplot, the Lairds' previous wives dying under mysterious circumstances. Too much to be a coincidence. Did anyone else notice this?
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Loved this book. Ms. Sands is my new favorite Author! Can't wait to read the second book in this series. Keep writing about these wonderful Highlanders.
I am easily amused!
This book amazes me. I cannot be believe anyone would publish it. I love any book based in Scotland but I think this was written for the neurologically impaired or for readers with english as a second language. Every thought and concept was repeated at least twenty times. The narrator has got to be the worst I have ever heard and the story fell very flat. Don't waste your time.
I love books, it's my great escape.
Wow I really liked this story. It was really charming, sweet and utterly delightful. I will purchase more from this author. Oh, and by the way the narrator sounded so authentic.
Mom, cupcake froster at local gourmet shop, and avid listener to books while doing said frosting or housework. True audiobook addict!
The narrator has a great Scottish brogue but is not a voice actor (well, I don't think she is). Some might like the more non-emotional voice to make it seem more like you're reading the story on your own. But I really like the voice acting.
The story was ok... I LOVE LOVE LOVE romance novels and I also love highlanders (btw, if you want a GOOD one try the ones by Karen Marie Moning) but these characters were not well developed and I did not fall in love with them or their stories as I usually do with other romance novels. This is not an author I will buy again - library loan sounds more like it to test her other stuff out.