Unbelievably sappy. I could not finish it and I like romance stories.
So so. I did like listening to her voice.
It started off well and I liked the characters.
The plot had a lot of potential then half way through it as if a second author took over. The dialouge turned really sappy. I started wondering how Rosalyn Landor could even keep her voice steady and not break into uncontroled laughter.
I did not like the narrator at all. It ruined the story for me. The narrator was over the top annoying. Way to much breathiness (probably not a word?).
Maybe if I read the book instead of listening to it I will change my mind?
Listening to this book I kept wondering if some other author wrote it. I could not connect with the characters so didn't much care what happened to them.
I am not sure? I bought the book because I thought I would hear what the butler thought about the different presidents he served under or maybe his take on different events that happened while he was a butler, but that isn't what the book is about. The book is more of a narrative on Africa American history in the United States than about the white house.
I feel as if this book was an expensive advertisement to get people to go see the film and it worked because I want to see the movie.
I didn't like the accent the narrator used. I had read this book a long time ago and was looking forward to listening to it, but the accents turned me off.
Bad accents. Sounded very forced and the rhythm was off.
I kept thinking this was going to get better but it never did. The whole premise was a little off. Also I would think a former Secret Service agent would be more adept at their profession. Sherlock Holmes, really? I also had problems with the male voice. Something about it just didn't fit also the male voice would do the female character and the female voice would do the male character then they would switch back so I never felt that I knew the right voice.
I am a huge fan of Amanda Quick and have read or listened to all her books.
I could not get use to Justine Eyre's voice. There was a quality about it that bothered me. I have been trying to figure out just what it is that I didn't like. The conclusion I came to was how edgy it was even at times when there was nothing in the story to be edgy about.
I wish Ann Flosnik had read it.
This was an OK book but not as good as previous books. I like Beth Richmond as a narrator. Her voice has more of a hispanic tone than Stephanie Brush. What is missing with this book is the family life of the characters. There was some, but not very much.
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