This is a great listen. The story was captivating and the narration was superbly done; far better than the original.
Whiskey Beach is very much in the category of Nora Roberts' Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy...full of suspense, humor, and of course ROMANCE! There are parts where you just have to laugh out loud!
I listened to Luke Daniels in the Iron Druid Chronicles series by Kevin Hearne, and was so excited to see that he was the narrator for this re-record. He was OUTSTANDING as usual!
I would have LOVED to listen to this story all at one time, but, as that was not possible, I made sure to do what I usually do and re-listen to the last few minutes where I left off so I could get back into the story. However, that really wasn't necessary because I found that I was quickly and totally submerged within 30 seconds of returning!
Nora Roberts is one of my favorite authors, so I did enjoy the story the first time I listened to it when I originally purchased it. However, the narration of the re-record was such a vast improvement over the original version that it was like I hadn't really heard it before at all! It was entertaining and full of suspense and fun! I truly believe that Luke Daniels' talent was the perfect compliment to Nora's! True synergy!
A blast from the past.
The strong grandmother, a family value.
I felt it was a little drawn out, but the writer covered all the angles.
Where to begin. I enjoyed my last Nora Roberts book on audio so much I decided to listen to this one on audio too. Big mistake. Sorry, but the narrator's voice was way too distracting for me. It was raspy and comical when he tried to do female voices. It took me till almost 3/4 of the way through before I stopped hearing his voice and actually hearing the story instead.
I am sure I would have enjoyed this book much more had I read it, but I paid for the audio and wasn't going to just waste that money
Not on audio
The voice- my heavens. Terrible narration.
I was able to get through the whole book, but the mystery seemed fabricated. I love all of her earlier stories, but have been dissapointed lately with her new ones.
Say something about yourself!
I learned long ago that Nora Roberts has a formula, but it works. Anytime I want an easy read with great character development, a little mystery, some hesitation before admitting love, and then a happy ending, I know to grab her latest book. I'm not sure how she keeps coming up with different combinations, but I always enjoy them and am always missing the characters just a bit.
She didn't disappoint. Great beach read!
I am a Company Rep in Central Qld. I travel around 60,000klms a year and rely on my Audiobooks to keep me company on my Country Trips!
This is right up there with Witness. I loved how the improbable relationship seemed to take an age to develop. I was able to listen to this Book over long journeys which seemed to be over just minutes after I had set out!
I thoroughly recommend this Book! It was beautifully narrated and had me seriously considering taking up Yoga!
Either version would be great.
I am not sure. The story if certainly interesting. I love hearing talking about the house and the mystery death of his wife.
I am a retired Court Reporter and I LOVE books. All kinds of books but my favorites are mysteries and period books. I like civil war books and some biographies.
The story is a good one but the narrator was not very good at all. He kept putting me to sleep.
I love that although it is a romance there is an important story and mystery as well.
Abra, of course. She is quirky, bossy, and beautiful.
I loved the scene in the car where Abra first told Eli that she loved him. She was all over the place in just seconds. Eli didn't know how to handle her revelation or her for a moment.
When Eli was sitting on the balcony in the middle of the night and came to the realization that he was in love with Abra.
I have read a ton of Nora's books and I find them delightful. I don't understand other reviews not liking this one. It is classic Nora! I loved the book, the mystery and the romance. I also loved the narrator. I found his voice was very Bostonish, which it should be, and very sexy. Yea, his female voices weren't great, but I haven't found any male narrator that can do female voices really well. I look over that.
The characters are believable.
Abbra is very earthy and sees the positive and is able to bring that out of the other characters.
not that I am aware of
The relationship with the grandmother and her grandson