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Born in Shame Audiobook
Born in Shame
Written by: 
Nora Roberts
Narrated by: 
Fiacre Douglas
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Born in Shame Audiobook

Born in Shame: Born in Trilogy, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Shannon Bodine is a talented graphic artist whose life revolves around her job at a prestigious New York advertising agency. Her world is turned upside down when she learns the identity of her real father: Thomas Concannon.

Respecting her late mother's wish, Shannon travels, however reluctantly, to County Clare. There, her loneliness and shame melt away in the embrace of the family she never knew existed. And amid the lush Irish landscape, steeped in mysticism and legend, she discovers the possibility of a love that is meant to be.

©2007 Nora Roberts; (P)2007 Brilliance Audio

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    Astrid 04-28-09
    Astrid 04-28-09
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    "Good book, Reader not so appealing"

    The Born in-Trilogy is one of my favorites thus I also wanted it on my portable device in order to listen to it when I am on my way to work and back. But I was somehow disappointed by the reader. I think he makes Murphy Muldoon sound somewhat dimwitted which I think is a great pitty.
    Furthermore I made the mistake of listening to "Fool" by Christopher Moore before where an excellent reader was hired which made the difference even more obvious.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    beth LEAGUE CITY, TX, United States 04-03-12
    beth LEAGUE CITY, TX, United States 04-03-12 Member Since 2011

    I am easily amused!

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    "An Irish Treat!"

    I loved this series. Ireland and art seem to be theme of the trilogy and each sister has their own unique talent. This is my least favorite of the three because the story was a little more predictable and while I love a mystical twist in any book it seemed out of place here. That means 4 stars versus 5 I gave the others so still not to shabby. Murphy is a wonderful hero and a man any woman would swoon over. There is great continuity to see Rogan and Maggie and Brianna and Grayson's relationships and family grow. It was fun to witness the sister's relationships grow over time and touching to see their horrible mother's heart finally open some with the addition of the grandkids. A great trilogy and addictive.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Sandee Marble Falls, TX, United States 04-02-12
    Sandee Marble Falls, TX, United States 04-02-12 Member Since 2012
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    "A Perfect Ending to a Great Trilogy!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes I would. I would only recommend this book as part of a great trilogy. One really needs to read the first two books in the series before reading this one. This book was a perfect ending to one of Nora Roberts most enjoyable trilogy's.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Born in Shame?

    The ending. I thought I had predicted the ending and then she threw me a curve, but came together in the end for a perfect love story.


    Which character – as performed by Fiacre Douglas – was your favorite?

    Murphy. In the first book,


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Pretty much. If I had time I would have, but I would have to put it down at times.


    Any additional comments?

    The

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Tara Louisville, KY, United States 01-24-14
    Tara Louisville, KY, United States 01-24-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Favorite book in the series"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Born in Shame to be better than the print version?

    I never read the print version


    What did you like best about this story?

    I love this series and I think this book is my favorite because you get to see the progression of Maggie and Brianna. I loved that most.


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

    I don't know if this is the same narrator as the first two but if so this was alot better, but still not good.


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

    When Maggie and Shannon began to form a relationship. I loved to see the relationship between the female characters grow throughout the book.


    Any additional comments?

    I really liked this book but I think Nora Roberts could have done a better job developing the Murphy character. In this book she made him seem clumsy and ackward but that was the sense in the other books. I will say that all Nora Roberts books typically end the same but the good part is seeing how the character get there.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Donnalee Fort Lupton, CO, United States 05-10-12
    Donnalee Fort Lupton, CO, United States 05-10-12
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    "Get caught up in Ireland"
    If you could sum up Born in Shame in three words, what would they be?

    This is a really enjoyable read. Feels like your right there. It was hard for me to put down and hated when it was done. Wanted more


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Maggie she gives real character to all the books


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes very much


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 07-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Born in Shame"

    A love story about two people from different worlds that fine each other in in Ireland

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    EMMY 06-05-16
    EMMY 06-05-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Born in Shame"

    Last in the trilogy and my favorite. The narrator is absolutely fabulous and brings real depth to the characters.

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    JFS 05-02-16
    JFS 05-02-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Uplifting trilogy"

    Mystic with depth of characters that inspire the reader. Roberts never fails to weave a great story

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 04-11-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Excellent book, excellent recording"

    I seem to be the type that reads the book first then listens to the audio recording. I really think the narrator's Irish accent adds to this book and I've enjoyed all three in this trilogy.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ronald Portman 04-06-16 Member Since 2011
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    "It's been20 years"

    I've loved this Trilogy but would love an update about their children perhaps?
    My husband teases me about listening to them over and over, but it's like coming home and visiting with dear friends!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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