Yes, I adore the author. However, I would love a woman one without a whine or flat voice to read the female parts with Robert Petkoff. However, if I had to choose a woman or a man to read these books I 'm glad they chose a man especially one with an amazing voice like Mr. Petkoff. He does sound a silly when he reads the girl parts. Sorry, but his voice is exceedingly masculine how could he not. Love you Ms. Cole.
Kresley Cole writes a true romance. Many times authors forget they are writing a romance and focus on a mystery or adventure. Ms. Cole also has those types of storylines in her books but she still concentrates on the relationship between the hero and the heroine. I love that and I find it surprisingly rare in fantasy/sci-fi romances. Her males are extremely masculine and her females powerful yet feminine. You do not have to read her books in order but I found it to be more enjoyable. She writes for adults and there are some of the best sex scenes I have ever read.
Words I live by: Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others~Jason Mason Brown
I have read this book so many times I can't count. Love the story! Finally I bought it on audio and pleased with my decision.
I like all of them.
He makes me forget that I'm listening to someone reading to me and fall into the story. I love the tone of his voice and the Scottish accent.
It makes me hot (if you know what I mean)!!!
This series rock.
A million times yes! The story was so good, the narration brilliant, it was in a word perfect
Nix, haha she was hilarious especially on the phone.
This was my first time, but I will defentely look up more.
I did listen to it in one sitting, thankfully it was the weekend, and I didn't have classes.
I want go to Scotland now lol
YES ROBERT PETKOFF BRINGS THE CHARACTERS TO LIFE
ALL OF IT
HIS ABILITY TO DISTINGUISH EACH CHARACTER
NO I LOVE THE WHOLE BOOK
I give this one 3.5 stars. I really liked Lachlain's character. I particularly liked the audiobook's narrator and his Scottish brogue. I haven't listened to many romances on audiobook, but the ones I have listened to have been read by women from a mostly female point of view. It was refreshing to hear this one from a man's point of view, but his reading of the women's voices was a bit grating. Particular, Emmaline.
I was pretty much annoyed with her character most of the book (and it had nothing to do with his reading of her.) In the beginning her timidity was understandable. I mean, I would be scared too if I was hunted down on the street by some unholy beast. But then she continued to be a complete and utter wuss for about 75% of the book, continuously flip flopping and whining, even despite her growing attraction to our leading man, Lachlain.
Many times throughout the book, Cole seemed to be drawing out the drama unnecessarily and the book was very uneven to say the least. It starts out with a bang, drawing you in as Lachlain escapes his 150 year imprisonment by tearing off his own leg and then limps (pun very much intended) along as we learn more about Emma and all of her hang-ups and Lachlain learns about the modern world. And along the way, the book teases you with a lot of "almosts" and "maybes" before suddenly taking a complete 180 where Emma accepts everything, barely giving another thought to all of her previous waffling.
In the end, it wasn't a bad read. Overall, I would say I enjoyed it. But it wasn't a great read when it could have been. But I will admit that despite my annoyance with Emmaline, I'm tempted to try another in the series. It doesn't seem as if the other heroines of Cole's paranormal world are quite as sissified as annoying Emmaline, and for me, a strong and consistent heroine just might be the key to unlocking the full potential of these books.
Robert Petkoff's narration - especially as Lachlan (Forest scene!!!)....
Lachlan - love the scottish 'growl' .....
Robert does an excellent job of Lachlan - in transition, "you're there" in the forest, quivering with the excitement!
Bit of everything... Wasn't too gushy, and 'twinkly' so to speak. I initially purchased the book because it had rave reviews about the narration, which truly did exceed my expectations. Well worth the purchase.
Yes, the story flowed very nice.
I liked the overall competition part.
Very good emotions and acting
Hunger games meets Fifty Shades
I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS TO ANYONE. I LOVE ALL KRESLEY COLE BOOKS. THE NARRATOR DID AN EXCELLANT JOB WITH THE MALE VOICES.
LACHLAIN MACRIEVE IS MY FAVORITE CHARACTER. I LOVED HOW HE OVERCOMES ALL HE WENT THROUGH AND LEARNS TO LOVE EMMA SO MUCH.
I DID LISTEN TO IT IN ONE DAY. I COULD NOT STOP LISTENING EVEN THOUGH I HAD ALREADY READ THE BOOK MANY TIMES.
When it becomes hard to see things clearly...You learn to listen !
I really had a hard time getting past some of the narration moments. I think the book my take on a different flavor for me if I read it myself.
The only character that had any real distinction was the one with the scotish accent. Everyone else sounded whinny or bored.
This is the first book in the series, and it is excellent. I am totally hooked and a new fan of Kresley Cole. I went and got every other book she has on audible and paperback for those not on audible. Robert Petkoff does a great job narrating the book. Lachline, the hero, is totally hot, the sex was steamy, the story great! You will love this book!