I was enjoying the book for the most part. Where I stopped liking it was the 4 days of crying. I also never really got into the narrator. I really liked Nicholas as a character.
A wonderful story made even better by the narration. Steve West brought an added dimension to a book that I have read many times with his amazing skill. Not only a MUST read it is now a MUST listen also.
annoying... I remember reading this book when I was a teenager and I absolutely loved it. It was romantic and I truly enjoyed the time travel aspect of it.
However, revisiting this book in my late twenties I can't find anything relatable about the main character Douglass. Call it growing up and coming into my own but I found Douglass to be frustrating to no end. This woman cries way too much to be believable. She spends a lot of time being trampled on and crying about it. I wanted her to have some backbone and to stop falling apart emotionally every time things didn't go her way or someone said something out of the way to her. I'm surprised the woman wasn't dehydrated by the end of the book with the amount of crying she did.
Additionally, it is a little dated for the modern reader/listener which was a little bit of a turn off but overall I enjoyed the actual plot of the book. If you can get past the weak "onion eyed" heroine then by all means, but I can't say I'd recommend this book for anyone who is easily annoyed by an overly sensitive leading lady who doesn't seem to overcome her crying until...wait she never over comes it, nevermind.
The narrator was great, voice was calm and I felt connected to the story. This book was amazing and beyond what I was expecting. I love romance and time travel too. This book will be in my top 10 of all time... I think I'm going to read it again!!
Very nearly. Will definitely find out more before I purchase any other book.
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I found this book title on a list of the 10 best historical romances, a list that included Jane Eyre and Pride and Prejudice! I immediately bought the audio book and found upon listening that I had read the book before. I loved Steve West's performance. It made a book that I slightly remembered into one that I will not forget. It WAS a fantastic story!