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Best Kept Secrets Audiobook

Best Kept Secrets

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Publisher's Summary

Alexandra Gaither is an attorney who finally has the power to get the justice she needs. Twenty-five years before, her mother had died a scandalous death. Alex believes one of three powerful men murdered her. Each is charming, each is a suspect, and each tries to shield her from his past. But not one of them can stop her passionate search for the truth.

Like her mother before her, Alex sparks controversy and excitement in this remote Texas town. Now, as she investigates her mother's former lover, his best friend, and the father figure to them both, she will risk everything to uncover their best kept secrets.

©2007 Sandra Brown; (P)2007 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    jaimie1805@yahoo.ca jes2370 07-14-08
    jaimie1805@yahoo.ca jes2370 07-14-08 Member Since 2016
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    "Worst book ever"

    This was by far the worst book I have downloaded so far. This includes those that were poor in sound quality. I would give it less than 1 star if I could. It was my fault, I didn't read the synopsis carefully enough. I wasn't aware that it was a retread of one of Sandra Brown's first books. Just drivel that goes on far too long. And the narrator thinks that syncopating a southern accent captures the female voice. Not. It just makes it bothersome. It can't believe I wasted a credit on this and I use the term loosely - 'book'. One saving grace - Sandra Brown gets much, much better over time.

    17 of 20 people found this review helpful
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    Kathy United States 09-07-08
    Kathy United States 09-07-08
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    "Falls short of expectations"

    Typically a Sandra Brown novel read by Dick Hill is hard to beat. The fact that this story has a 1989 copyright, may help explain why this one falls far short of expectations; they were both learning then.
    The Hero consistently confuses anger/violence with sex - not a likable trait. The Heroine is forever hostile and so immature, she makes the playboy character seem like an intellectual.
    Of course, as in all romance novels, everyone has communication problems but this group of characters take it WAY past patience.
    Dick Hill can usually rescue a failing book but not this time. His female voices just don't cut it.
    Brown and Hill give a whole new meaning to "You've come a long way, Baby" and thank goodness.

    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Patti 09-09-09
    Patti 09-09-09
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    "Another great Sandra Brown novel!"

    Lots of suspense and twists. It held me right to the very end. Dick Hill is usually a great reader, but I thought his clipped words made everyone seem angry and pompous. Sandra Brown tells a great story, but the reader did not do the characters justice this time.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Leke Adesida 07-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Superb narration"

    Very engaging story that has one wrapped to the end. The author keeps you glued to the story as she moves from plot to plot

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    keara 12-05-15
    keara 12-05-15
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    "Love"

    I wasn't sure if I would like the male narrator since the other Sandra books were read by females but in the end his voice was great and suitable for who they became. I think this is a great book clearly dated in time now but reading it it could be placed in any time period and that is why I love it. No iPhones, no computers, nothing high tech. Just insanely dramatic story lines and love and lust. If anything I do think they make Alex seem a bit silly sometimes with her boldness, but I think it fits the character an independent woman in 1989 would have been assumed to be like. I loved the cowboy theme and the romances that developed and I am happy with this ending. Great read overall.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    gloria edwards Cheyenne, WY, US 09-13-15
    gloria edwards Cheyenne, WY, US 09-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Read"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes! A good way to discover the secret is to listen while someone else reads.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The way the secret unfolds.


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

    The voices of the characters.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    DallasGin 06-04-09
    DallasGin 06-04-09 Member Since 2016
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    "Justice Revenge & Love"

    Sandra Brown always tells a good story - this time is no different. When she is telling the story she introduces many characters and pretty soon you are getting ideas as to who could have committed the murder. There are some unexpected twists - but the ending is most satisfactory - and of course, their is passion and love!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jette Crosby 10-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Worst narrator EVER."

    The narrator was horrible, he should stick to male characters . His southern accent was bad.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Carrie 10-13-16
    Carrie 10-13-16 Member Since 2013
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    "This was a great book, kept me very interested."

    Couldn't wait to listen to it again, each time I had to quit.A must listen to book for sure.

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    Jill 02-26-16
    Jill 02-26-16
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    "Male narrators should never do female voices!"
    What did you like best about Best Kept Secrets? What did you like least?

    Ok intrigue.
    Narration was awful. To much drama and unnecessary anger.


    If you’ve listened to books by Sandra Brown before, how does this one compare?

    Not up to par.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Male narrator was terrible. Stop doing female voices! Always sounded whiny and hysterical. Men's voice roles were interchangeable.


    Do you think Best Kept Secrets needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    NO. The ending does not warrant a follow up.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Mrs. REP
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    7/31/12
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    "A really good listen."

    A very good romantic suspense story with memorable characters which I really enjoyed listening to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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