A very good novel of the hard life of the pioneers of the west and the characters, especially the heroine and the Mexican pioneers, were complex and very fairly written. I think I will listen to anything George Guidell reads and love it, though!
The characters have Depth, the romance is tangled and painful, the story has small town Tennessee and big city NYC and Paris.. It was absolutely worth my credit, and more.
I am such a fan of Jane Whitefield that I can't gobble up each book as fast as they come out. Love her Seneca history and lore, her unusual expertise, and her strength and courage. Wish this story wasn't over....
I really enjoyed these unique characters, their difficult, dangerous circumstances and the twists and turns that you don't see coming. Well worth a credit, in my opinion.
Really enjoyed this new series- looking forward to the next one. Good historical novel without being too "romantic" (yuck).
Loved this story and the main character who is innocent but not ridiculous . Dean Koontz is a Master in telling a story, in my opinion.
For me this book was soul filling- it was full of every emotion imaginable- harsh and vulgar at times, beautiful and poetic at times and full of longing and angst at times. I loved the characters, the art and history, the antiques world, and the world of the wealthy of New York. It is worth every bit of one credit- I would have paid 4 for it ( it is long enough for 4 credits). Others have not felt it deserved the NYTimes best seller position- not me, it deserves #1 in my humble opinion. And I thought the narrator was superb.
Wow, this is a situation I have never really considered but reading this book made me think! I believe the author researched the potential of this calamity actually happening, so I really feel educated as well as entertained.
I love English historical novels, but this one was just too long and complicated and became drudgery to listen to it. I stopped about 3/4 through and doubt I will go back to finish it.
If you love English history, and the descriptions of life in the court of Henry VIII, spend a credit on this one.
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