One Excellent Story
The two moments when Lizzy appeared and spoke with them. It sent chills down my spine.
I loved this whole series. Not only did we have the storyline of the 3 brothers and their women, we had another story of Lizzy and her Billy. I found myself wanted to read the books nonstop because I was so interested in both stories. I only wish that when Lizzy and Billy were reunited, it would have been more detailed. I would have certainly cried if Nora Roberts would have done into more detail and gave them a more thought out reunion.
I like audio books as a whole enjoyable over reading them because it allows me to plow through more books. Being able to listen to them means I can listen in the car, do house work, or just about anything else without having to stop and neglect anything.
I liked the beginning of the book. I was so drawn in since the first page. It was exciting, I didn't know what was going on, and I couldn't wait to find out more. Then it started from the beginning which made me want to listen even more just to find out why the first scene of the book played like that.
tolerable at best
This story itself was alright. The narration wasn't the best. Sometimes the emotions portrayed by Julie Finneran just didn't match up to the emotions I would have picked or thought she have been picked. If Deanna was angry, she almost sounded whinny. I think this book would have done better with a different narrator.
This is an interesting story about a bipolar ghost and a band of people working together to make sure she rests in peace.
Ros was a great character. She is confident and doesn't tolerate nonsense. I liked how the relationship blossemed between her and Mitch. I appreciated how Mitch could so easily admit his downfalls and mistakes in the past. It shows us as readers that not everyone in these stories are perfect. I really liked this book and look forward to the finishing the series.
This is all I have to say. Sometimes Nora Roberts writes disturbing things. She can have her main character sexually assulted, watch her ex-husband and father of her child explode between her very eyes, be a hostage at a young age, watch a young boy get shot and killed, and so on and still try to pass this off as a romance novel. This story took me a very long time to finish because my interest just wasn't there. It wasn't bad but it wasn't great. I'm tired of having to listen to psychopaths explain why they hate certain people and what they plan on doing to those people. It's quite disturbing at times and I have a hard time finding the romance in it all.
It's not the best but it's not the worst.
I hated him. He made the female character sound whiny and pathetic. His female voices are really lacking.
Obviously it was Nick. He was the most mysterious and most interesting.
I liked how each additional character was introduced into the book. They all worked well providing the skills they had. It showed excellent team work.
When Willie was shot in the head. I was really surprised because I didn't know what was going on. They never told you about the con so when it happened and they played it off it was quite genious.
Blah, Blah, Blah. Scott Brick did great for Nick and Kates dad but that was it. I HATED the way he portrayed Kate O'Hare. Loreli King would have never made a female character sound so damn whiny. She sounded weak and hard headed.
It might be just me but I'm getting kind of tired of Janet Evanovich writing main female characters that are toothpick thin that eat nothing but junk food. This chick was always stuffing her face with the unhealthiest foods she could find and yet she was still described as having a toned and disciplined body. That just annoys the hell out of me. And why a man would find a women pigging out on food all the time attractive is beyond me.
I never listen to audio books again but if I ever run out of things to listen to, I'll give this one another listen to.
The ending was the most memorable. I didn't see it coming at all. Without saying too much, I'll say that I thought the way the book ended was great.
She was able to switch from different voices and accents with ease. It made listening enjoyable.
Yes. It kept you on your toes.
I like listening to audio books over reading them myself because the narrators are able to bring so much more life into the story than I can.
My only problem with this book was the way Seth let his mother have such control over him. Anyone in their right mind wouldn't allow that to happen but he allowed it to go on for years. This was done in another of Nora Roberts books and it just made me annoyed with the story. The presence of Seth's mother in the story took away from the overall story. It would have been better had his conflict been about something else.
I like listening to audiobooks as opposed to reading them for myself because the narrators have the ability to bring so much more to the story.
I've only listened to the other's he's done in this series. I have to say he made the females awfully whiny at times. When I'd have imagined them saying things a little different, he made them sound weak. It also annoyed me when he made tsking sounds. I don't know if they were in the book or not but it drove me nuts. Other than that I liked it.
I actually teared up whenever Tinnon (I'm not sure if that's how his name is spelled or not to be honest with you) died and they had his funeral.
I honestly didn't think it'd like this series but I was wrong. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Nora Roberts goes into some detail, some of which is graphic or disgusting, and some of it I would have preferred not to hear but I understand it makes for a better story. I must say, however, that my least favorite way to end a book (along with the death of a main character) is by having the characters old. While the gesture and thought is sweet, it depresses the hell out of me. I'd prefer to imagine them as they were when they fought the battle, not as elderly.
Although this story was about Larkin and Blair, my favorite part was when Cian kissed Moira. How he all but pleaded with her to stop him before he claimed her mouth with his. Amazing!
I enjoyed how Larkin could shape shift. It was interesting to imagine him, soaring with Blair on his back in the form of a dragon, or running around the dark caves as a mouse.
He brought animation and feeling. My only problem is it seemed like the woman were more fussy than I imagined they would be. Whenever something distressing happened, the women always sounded like they were fighting back tears. He did it for Larkin once and made him sound almost desperate. I would have preferred a little less of that.
He did an overall good job with the mens voices. The females weren't bad, except for Blairs. Blair was supposed to have a Boston accent but I kept expecting her to say "don't cha know" at the end of everything she said. Her voice came across as someone from Minnesota.
Not at first. I was skeptical about listening to this book to begin with because it has to do with vampires, witches, sorcerers and so forth. I'm not into that type of book and after reading the Three Sisters Island Trilogy, my mind was set that I wouldn't like it. This book overall wasn't horrible. It took me a while to get in to. I started in some months back and stopped when I finished chapter 1. I listened/read a few other books before deciding to finish what I started.
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