This was fun to listen to! It took a chapter or so to get into the spirit of the book, but once you do it's a real joy. Just when you think you know what is going to happen next, a new author takes over and turns everything upside down. I was sorry when it ended!
This is one of those books that had to overcome really poor narration. Maybe Kelly Kamyrn (misspelled on the cover or by audible) would be good for children's books, but definitely not for a book that requires an adult sound. I said 'maybe' because her phrasing if very strange and she mispronounces a number of relatively easy words. My guess -- she didn't read the book before doing the narration. I like Miss Tetreault's writing so I hung in there. If I had a choice, I would have read this book rather than listened to this narrator.
This book picks up 2 years after Tangled, with Kate's point of view. As in the first book, you have to be able to deal with some graphic sex scenes, but they bothered me more in this book than in the first. Perhaps because it's from Kate's point of view, maybe because it's in the very beginning of the book - left me feeling slam, bam, thank you maam! I don't want to give anything away, but I had real problems accepting Kate's dealing with some things Drew has done. Couldn't buy into it.
To be fair I have not finished this book. After 1 1/2 hours of listening I had to stop, because I was getting so irritated with all of the charactars I wanted to scream. I really liked the first book in the series, didn't listen to the second because the preview left me cold. One of the reviews I read said this one was very funny and the best of the series, I found nothing funny. As I'm trying to write this review, I want to punch something - that says it all!
I've listened to two other books from Kim Law and I was looking forward to this one - it was a BIG disappointment. I struggled to even finish listening. This is another one of those books that go on and on about staying away from someone, he'll break my heart again, but maybe we could just spend one more night together. Keep repeating this scenario over and over again. Aargh! This couple doesn't communicate, solves all problems by having sex, then lives happily ever after because their 'chemistry' will conquer all. I also, normally, have no problem with Natalie Ross' narration, but this book brought out the worst in both author and narrator. Ms. Ross' phoney sounding laughs exacerbate the irritating story line.
I happen to really like Alison Packard. Her story is the first and the best of the three. If you've read "Love in the Afternoon" & "The Winning Season" you'll recognize a few of the character name - though this is a stand alone novela. The second story is good, but the third brought down my ratings. Didn't like the narrator and I couldn't buy into the story.
I love Jill Shalvis and her Lucky Harbor series, but books 7 and 8 in the series were a disappointment. The characters are not as engaging and the "mystery" in both books was totally predictable. I might get book 9 out of the library, but definitely won't waste an Audible credit. Hopefully, the next set in the series will be back up to the standard of the first 6 books.
I'm about to write Audible to let them know there are big problems with this book. Spots where is sticks like a broken record, spots where the story skips forward leaving and you have to fill in the blanks.
Thought this was part of her US Attorney Series ... it's not. Normally I like her books, but I listened to "Bluegrass Baby" last month and it's virtually the same story. The professions are different - same storyline, but "Bluegrass Baby" is funny and has a more believable setup.
Well written, loved the characters. Although many stories have characters hiding secrets from the past, I thought this book handled it better than most. Realistic characters dealing with realistic situations in a realistic way.
I actually listened to the book as a way to go to sleep! The narrator was truly awful. The story suffers due to the narration, which is a lesson in articulation. In fact, some words are so over articulated they are actually mispronounced!
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