The wondrous New York Times best seller!
From the excitement of modern London to the echoing hallways of a medieval castle...Experience the power of audio to sweep you away to the world of Jude Deveraux, one of America's most beloved authors -- in a tale of love stronger than time itself.
A love for the ages....
Dougless Montgomery tried to be the ultimate American woman -- but somehow she always ended up the victim of family jokes. This time they would really laugh. On what was supposed to be a romantic vacation for herself and her lover, Dougless finds instead a journey of disappointment, heartbreak and abandonment. What Dougless needed now was a knight in shining armor. What she got was just exactly that!
From today's most admired storyteller, here is an unforgettable tale of a most miraculous love affair: a meeting of passion, wit, and true romance between a thoroughly modern woman -- and a man who lived 400 years before!
©1990 Jude Deveraux (P)1990 Simon & Schuster
But apparently that only applies to the print version. I have had a copy of this in paperback almost since it came out and I reread it every couple of years because I really like the story. I HATED the abridged audio version. It probably wasn't the narration, which although I didn't care for the voice of the daughter, Stephanie Zimbalist did a pretty decent job. It just was so chopped and short that I felt cheated and somewhat frustrated. Jude Deveraux has such rich stories with so much built into them that when that's all chopped out for the sake of brevity it's very hollow and disappointing.
I love this book. I hate how it was chopped into bits. Only worth listening too if you want to be reminded how good reading the book was and not to enjoy the story.
This has been a favorite re-read of mine since the book came out. I love the escape. However, the abridged audio of this book is terrible. I will stick to the paper copy from now on.
I read this book years ago and still have the book. In fact I read it 23 years ago; it was the best book I had ever read about time travel. I was very disappointed with this ABRIDGER version of the book. It was shorten way too much. Maybe I am not being fair with my rating because like I said this book was and always has been my absolute favorite time travel book that I have had for years and have read it maybe 4 times through the years, so yes, I was very disappointed that so much was left out and a full version of the book would of been so much better, but has not been recorded yet that I know of.
I have read this book many times but was not disappointed in the audio version. I thought the narrator was excellent and the book the best. Well worth the money.
This book came to me highly recommended. And I have to say, I was not disappointed.
A fabulous roller-coaster ride filled with adventure, humor, and a steamy romance.
Ms. Deveraux, keep me guessing all the way till the end.
The paper book is a better read since this is abridged, but I had read that one when it came out several times over the years. I love this story because it is unique to time travel and the audio though very good does not fully give all the hummer and adventure that is in the paper book. This audio book dose make me remember the whole package and I can fill in the blanks.
I loved the hard copy. For the price of the audible I felt cheated. The full story is so much richer. I also didn't like the narrator.
Yes but not an abridged version ever again
I really love this story. I have read it about 4 times and still love it. The characters are great and the time period is too. I think this is one of her better books. The Unabridged version would be better, too much is left out in the abridged version.
Stephanie was OK bet some other narrators are better at making more distinction between the different characters.
Lives in a Fantasy World all the time.
Dear God! I guess I have been spoilt by books that have halfway realistic dialog, plots, and female characters that are not sniveling crybabies. If weak women, boorish cavemen, and unrealistic plots are what you are craving by all means buy this book. I hated the main character so much in the first 20 minutes I started hoping she would maybe get possessed by a demon. At least that way she would be interesting and less pathetic. But no such luck. And the narrator should have been reading a Whinny the Pooh book not a fantasy romance. It was kind of creepy and really annoying. Don???t waste your time or money.
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