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Carnal Innocence Audiobook

Carnal Innocence

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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling novelist Nora Roberts captivates millions of fans with her provocative blend of scorching passion and chilling suspense. With Carnal Innocence, she creates a gripping tale of murder, infatuation, and true love in a small southern town. After beautiful concert violinist Caroline Waverly breaks up with her conductor and lover Luis, she escapes to her late grandmother’s home in Innocence, Mississippi. Instead of peace and tranquility, however, she finds the town torn with suspicion over two brutal murders. When she discovers a third victim in the murky waters behind her house, she turns to her dangerously handsome neighbor, Tucker Longstreet, for protection. But Tucker has a reputation for breaking hearts - even worse, the police count him their number one suspect.

You’ll want to lean back in your easy chair and let Nora Robert’s steamy prose and Tom Stechschulte’s stirring interpretation transport you to Innocence where the nights are filled with promise and secrets are hard to keep.

©1991 Nora Roberts (P)1999 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Jeanette MODESTO, CA, United States 03-22-13
    Jeanette MODESTO, CA, United States 03-22-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Great Read"
    What made the experience of listening to Carnal Innocence the most enjoyable?

    I love the performance. The narrator was great and the story was keeping me in suspense for the durration of the story.


    What does Tom Stechschulte bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    To hear the story being acted out makes it so much more enjoyable then it would ever be from reading it myself.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book made me cry.


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    Patricia Las Vegas, NV, United States 03-07-13
    Patricia Las Vegas, NV, United States 03-07-13 Member Since 2010

    Mother of 3, grandmother of 6, retired nurse and substance abuse counselor. Thrilled to have the time to read or listen to books again.

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    "very enjoyable listen!"

    Ms. Roberts is a wonderful story teller and this one doesn't disappoint. i loved the characters and the story line and was totally surprised with the ending. i sure didn't see who it turned out to be coming.
    the narrator was exceptional.

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    Deb Salem, NH, United States 03-07-13
    Deb Salem, NH, United States 03-07-13 Member Since 2016
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    Would you listen to Carnal Innocence again? Why?

    I really enjoyed this book, the narration was outstanding, went looking for other books that he has done. The story line was enjoyable as well. Never guessed the ending. Love books like this. Highly recommend.


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    Jules GARNER, NC, United States 03-05-13
    Jules GARNER, NC, United States 03-05-13
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    Where does Carnal Innocence rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I have listened to a lot of audio books and this was one of my favorites!


    What did you like best about this story?

    It was down to earth and I really enjoyed the characters.


    Have you listened to any of Tom Stechschulte’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    First one I listened too. But he did an outstanding job.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    There were a lot of parts but just the way they portrayed the south and the importance of family and friends.


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    Laurel B. 03-04-13
    Laurel B. 03-04-13 Member Since 2012

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    "Nora just keeps getting better"
    Where does Carnal Innocence rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This was an excellent "read".


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Carnal Innocence?

    I really liked the narrator; how he set the tone and setting for the book.


    Any additional comments?

    I've lived in the deep south, and this book captures the flavor well. Characters were well developed. Very nice mystery and romance tangled together.

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    Sharon APPLE VALLEY, CA, United States 03-04-13
    Sharon APPLE VALLEY, CA, United States 03-04-13

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    "Wonderful read"

    I rarely give a 5 star rating but Carnal Innocence was outstanding from the storyline and characters to the fantastic narration. I was pulled into the story from the beginning and my interest was held all the way through. I loved the depth of the characters. Just when I thought I had it all figured out the story took a twist I didn't expect. Great job Nora Roberts!

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    Amazon Customer 03-04-13
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    "don't get this book"
    What would have made Carnal Innocence better?

    a different narrator would have allowed you to at least get into the story. however, the part of the story that i listened to was stereotypical and i didn'[t really invest in the characters. not at all like Nora Roberts other books where I love the characters and really care about them


    What was most disappointing about Nora Roberts’s story?

    too stereotyped-i could give the dialogue before i heard it


    How could the performance have been better?

    just a straight read would have been better than destroying the Southern accents.


    Any additional comments?

    i'm turning this book back in.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jaye 03-03-13
    Jaye 03-03-13

    Audible Addict. I listen to 2-3 books a week, depending on my schedule. I've been a member since 2008 and feel like I have a personal relationship with my I-Pod! I'm an ecclectic reader but have been hooked on "romance" (I hate that term) and paranormal books lately.

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    Tom Stechschulte's voice makes this audio book. His gravelly voice is perfect for the dissolute Tucker Longstreet. A very enjoyable cast of characters and a bit of a surprise ending.

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    MV 03-01-13
    MV 03-01-13
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    After this story kept popping up on my "you might enjoy this book" list I decided to give it a try, and it just confirmed that Audible needs new a recommendation algorhythm. I disliked all of the characters, found the narration to be uneven, and even on 2x fast forward thought the book dragged and dragged. Save the credit and try something else. I will be hard pressed to listen to another Nora Roberts book after this experience.

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    nicole lawrenceville, GA, United States 02-27-13
    nicole lawrenceville, GA, United States 02-27-13 Member Since 2015

    Love to exercise while listening

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    What made the experience of listening to Carnal Innocence the most enjoyable?

    The story was great. It felt real unlike some of my prior books. I found myself caught up in the story. The people. I laughed a lot and the main characters were so kind and entertaining.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Carnal Innocence?

    I wish I could live in this town with these people. The gossip, the stories, the simple living. Loved it all.


    Have you listened to any of Tom Stechschulte’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, but he has been my favorite narrator so far.


    Any additional comments?

    Can't wait to get more books from this auther and narrator.

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