The story is a little different to my usual read. It got my attention and kept my attention.
I enjoyed the characters that were so well described and their behaviours so well related I could see them. I enjoyed the much less than obvious ending.
This book was my first experience. I enjoyed both very much.
I became frustrated by some of the behaviours of the characters which Is the reaction I think most would have. While I felt frustrated it reflected the emotional connection I had to the characters.
A good experience.
The emotional journey. So well written, I wanted to shake Rachel. The character brought to life by the clever creation of this woman and the way the writer took the listener along. All the characters were 'real' and identifiable.
I liked the psychologist for his responses and professional boundaries. He is human so not perfect.
Narration absolutely fantastic.
I felt frustrated with Rachel. I can't remember the last time a book brought such an emotional response to a character.
Clever, original, emotional. The writer has captured the essence of her characters and brought them to life.
If the reader is looking for feel good happy ending read, this is not it.
I will look for more reads from this author.
A 'who done it' love story with no surprises at all. Easy to pick the 'badie' early in the story and the predictable love matches are boring.
Avoid multiple predictable characters and story line.
The narrator was good, but she could only read the story not change it.
Good story for insomnia, nothing special here.
Not that great. I found my mind drifting as I listened as not a strong enough story to hold my interest in the same way thr first book of the series.
Not in the same class as Wallbanger, just not as good.
I found the voices of the characters annoying, just a bit silly this time.
A re-write. Loved the first of the series, disappointed with this one, not sure I'll bother with any more.
Read Wallbanger then move on.
Completely different stories, with mostly different authors and other narrators.
Could be anything from any genre.
Multiple narrators for this one, I would pick carefully though as nothing great from any of these.
Too many to list.
Save your credit. Author Diana Galbaldon attracted me to this book, but she is but one responsible for the writing, the rest are not in her league.
I have read the Crossfire series but this book is nowhere in the same league. Narration was fine, the story a bit silly.
Not decided yet.
The narrator was fine.
Disappointed, very disappointed, I expected so much more from this author.
I will choose Sylvia Day books more carefully in the future.
Never quite sure where the story was going. I enjoyed the detail, the characters flaws and gifts. Not your everyday story, kept my interest very easily.
The characters responses to love, friendships, stress, happiness, greed, generosity, addiction, illness in fact all things the impact the human spirit.
The accents, age of characters were brought to life for me.
Yes, but not possible as a lengthy book which to me was a good thing as the story never lost my interest.
I really liked the author, the detail made me !see' the characterso, the buildings, the environment, everything. I felt like I was there.
If Never Less than a Lady is typical storyline and writing style of this author, then no I would not try another of her books.
I may listen to A discovery of Witches again, I've been spoiled by Deborah Harkness.
No. I found this narrator disappointing. His voice droned through much of the story and barely stopped between one sentence to the next. Thus far the worst narration I have experienced.
No. Subtracting anyone from the story could leave it even drier. None of the characters caused an emotional response for me to either want them out of the story or enjoy how they were portrayed.
I enjoy a book that has layers. This book did not get my attention let alone keep,it. The narration style only added to my disappointment.
Again a book with layers and characters that were a little surprising. The description of the surroundings painted a picture in which the characters moved about creating the story. The humour shone through.
There were several moments which were not expected. To tell may spoil the story for a reader/listener.
The narrator brought the characters to life making them real expressing their personality traits and behaviours which again made me 'see' the players.
The Italian Innkeeper
The book was a little surprising for me, I didn't think it would be my type of book but it was and I'm very glad I took the opportunity of the thoroughly enjoyable experience.
The various interwoven stories of the lives of the numerous characters.
Nothing I can think of to compare.
The character of Terry was very good.
Yes, towards the end. The unnecessary loss.
The story starts out a little slow and I wasn't sure about the standard of writing, but it builds into great reading.
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