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Valerie

Meriden, CT, USA

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  • Sprig Muslin

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Sian Phillips
    Overall
    (364)
    Performance
    (201)
    Story
    (202)

    Finding so young and pretty a girl as Amanda wandering unattended, Sir Gareth Ludlow knows it is his duty as a man of honour to restore her to her family.

    But it is to prove no easy task for the Corinthian. His captive in sprig muslin has more than her rapturous good looks and bandboxes to aid her - she is also possessed of a runaway imagination...

    A says: "Teen years favorite comes to Audible --at last!"
    "Fabulous narrator"
    Overall

    I love all of Georgette Heyer's books. Listening to them adds a great deal. This narrator is the best! She adds small laughs or sighs perfectly.

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
  • The Unknown Ajax

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Daniel Philpott
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (524)
    Performance
    (355)
    Story
    (357)

    Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered family are prepared for the arrival of the weaver’s brat and heir apparent.

    bebe says: "Another great Georgette Heyer romance"
    "one of my favorite GH"
    Overall

    This has always been one of my Favorite Heyer books. The narration was ok. I tend to think of GH in female voices.
    Not quite the emphasis I've thought of, but not bad.
    There were at least 2 spots however, that there were parts of sentences missing.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Black Sheep

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Barbara Leigh-Hunt
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (299)
    Performance
    (186)
    Story
    (187)

    He had nothing to recommend him but his smile, and she was surely too old, and had too much commonsense, to be beguiled by a smile... Miss Abigail Wendover's efforts to detach her spirited niece Fanny from a plausible fortune-hunter are complicated by the arrival in Bath of Miles Caverleigh. The black sheep of his family, a cynical, outrageous care-for-naught with a scandalous past - that would be a connection more shocking even than Fanny's unwise liaison with his nephew!

    Roxalanne says: "Excellent entertainment"
    "Narrator issue"
    Overall

    I'm very disappointed in the reading of this, one of my favorite Georgette Heyer novels. The Heroine is under 30 with a lovely, "musical" voice.
    The narrator's voice sounds old, rather like Eve Arden, and just doesn't fit with the whole atmosphere.
    I don't think I'll purchase any more books with this narrator.

    12 of 19 people found this review helpful
  • The Reluctant Widow

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated By Cornelius Garrett
    Overall
    (357)
    Performance
    (218)
    Story
    (221)

    Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

    Joseph R says: "The Governess's New Position"
    "More Heyer books please!"
    Overall

    This is probably my favorite of Georgette Heyer's romances. It has suspense, humor, and romance. The narrator is very good. Voices are distinct but not weird except for the lisp of Mr Cheviot. I've read all of her books many times but somehow listening to them brings out points I've missed before.
    More of the murder mysteries would be wonderful too!

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful

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