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Born in Ice Audiobook

Born in Ice: Born in Trilogy, Book 2

In winter, Brianna Concannon's bed-and-breakfast is a cold and empty place. And that's fine with Brianna. She enjoys the peace and quiet, even when icy winds howl at her window. This year, though, she's expecting an unusual guest: mystery writer Grayson Thane, from America. And sometimes a fire can be born in ice.
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Publisher's Summary

When the harsh storms of winter descend upon western Ireland, the locals stay indoors - and visitors stay away. Brianna Concannon's bed-and-breakfast becomes a cold and empty place. And that's fine with Brianna. She enjoys the peace and quiet, even when icy winds howl at her window.

This year, though, she's expecting an unusual guest: mystery writer Grayson Thane, from America. A restless wanderer with a dark past, he plans to spend the cold winter alone. Yet sometimes fate has a plan of its own. Sometimes a fire can be born in ice...

©2007 Nora Roberts; (P)2007 Brilliance Audio

What the Critics Say

"Captures the charisma and earthy charm of Ireland." (Publishers Weekly)

"Fiacre Douglas characterizes the icy, beautiful Brianna Concannon, recently jilted, with subtle nuances and tonal shading mixed with a thick Irish brogue." (AudioFile)

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    renee United States 08-27-12
    renee United States 08-27-12 Member Since 2010
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    I loved the story and wish it was longer! Would recommend to all readers! Enjoy!

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    Hallie PIKESVILLE, MD, United States 07-09-12
    Hallie PIKESVILLE, MD, United States 07-09-12

    avid audiobook listener, sociopath, nerd.

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    "Easy listening"

    This series is predictable, but no less enjoyable for it. It's good background listening. The narrator is great, his accents are really well done. It's like comfort food in audiobook form. It's great that the story of Maggie and Rogan continues in this one as well.

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    JanBreesmom MIRA LOMA, CA, United States 06-05-12
    JanBreesmom MIRA LOMA, CA, United States 06-05-12 Member Since 2012

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    "Stoic Irish Lass With Bed & Breakfast"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. It was a good romance; an enjoyable read.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The lovey description of the Irish countryside, the bed & breakfast inn, the courtship and romance of the main character.


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

    The Irish brogue.


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

    The ending was very touching.


    Any additional comments?

    No.

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    Laurence 02-01-12
    Laurence 02-01-12 Member Since 2008

    Say something about yourself!

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    "terrible narration"
    What did you love best about Born in Ice?

    the story is beautiful, typical nora roberts, with lots of romance and makes you want to live with the characters.


    How could the performance have been better?

    the narrator is terrible for a romance novel,no warmth, fast reading, monotone... almost ruined the book for me...


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    Houston mom 09-28-11
    Houston mom 09-28-11 Listener Since 2005

    I love witty, fast-paced books that keep you turning the page.

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    "loved loved loved it!"

    This was a great series, second in my mind only to the Circle Trilogy. Strong women, great characters and enough twists and turns to keep you interested.

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    Brenda 08-20-11
    Brenda 08-20-11 Member Since 2013
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    "No Ice Here"

    The first book in the series was a beautiful love story and very enjoyable. This one was almost painfully beautiful. . . made me cry, and certainly makes me want to go spend some time in the Irish countryside. The narrator is marvelous. He does such a fine job with the differing voices and accents. How can a narrator make the male lead "sound" so handsome and hot?

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    Sandra Carrollton, TX, United States 06-25-11
    Sandra Carrollton, TX, United States 06-25-11 Member Since 2005
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    "Good but too bad!"

    Another wonderful Nora Roberts story, but the narrator is a dry and bland voice for the story. Desperately needs a female voice.

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    susan 06-19-11
    susan 06-19-11
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    "A True Love Story"

    I thoroughly enjoyed this read. The book kept my interest and was descriptive enough to make me feel like i was in the room with the characters. Highly recommended.

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    J 05-19-11
    J 05-19-11 Listener Since 2009
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    "This one tops the list"

    this book made me laugh out loud and it also made me shed a tear or two. Who can ask for anything more....well that is just it I always read N Roberts books and I alway end up asking for more. Thanks again jd

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    Belinda Lisarow, Australia 12-21-10
    Belinda Lisarow, Australia 12-21-10 Member Since 2009
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    "Loved it!"

    Another Nora Roberts great. Great listen and will listen to it again along with Born in Fire

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