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Darkness Audiobook

Darkness

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Publisher's Summary

New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards continues her penchant for "fantastic storytelling" (RT Book Reviews) with this next heart-pumping romantic suspense novel, the tale of a brilliant ornithologist trapped on the remote Attu Island in Alaska, fighting for her life - and that of a handsome stranger - before they're swallowed up in darkness forever.

©2016 Karen Robards (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Julie 05-15-16
    Julie 05-15-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Do authors get to pick the narrator?"
    Would you listen to Darkness again? Why?

    If I had read this book, the voice in my head would not have made the female character sound like such a breathless timid drama queen. The story was good. I liked the fact it was set in Attu where my grandfather was stationed in WWII. The characters were good if one only listened to the words and not the voice inflection of the narrator.


    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Elaine Albemarle, NC, United States 04-02-16
    Elaine Albemarle, NC, United States 04-02-16 Member Since 2010

    Totally addicted to Audible.

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    "Entertaining"

    The story was pretty good - though I don't know if people that cold and that much on guard could have sex. My main problem was with the narrator mispronouncing ornithologist.

    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Keri Pane 10-09-16
    Keri Pane 10-09-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Narrator Ruined the Story"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Darkness to be better than the print version?

    No. It's always unfortunate when a narrator ruins a good story. This happens to be one of those times. The female lead character came off as whiny and annoying, the inflections and constant breathlessness at the end of each sentence made me cringe. The male lead came off as one dimensional and harsh.


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

    No. I actually had to force myself to finish listening to it.


    Any additional comments?

    I loved the plot but will need to read a hard copy version to get a better view of the characters. Both main characters came off as incredibly annoying because of the way the narrator read them. I always enjoy Karen's books, but this one turned me off because of the narration (and an over excessive use of adjectives describing everything down to a rock...)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    K Dalton 07-17-16
    K Dalton 07-17-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Not one of her better ones."

    it seemed to drag a little bit. Storyline was predictable. heroin was a little bit whiny.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    ReadsTooMuch IL 05-06-16
    ReadsTooMuch IL 05-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Okay story, narrator issues"

    Could not get past narrators glaringly obvious mispronunciation of words! One Example, OrNIthologist, not OrINthologist!

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Emily Anne 04-29-16
    Emily Anne 04-29-16

    Emily Anne

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    "ehh"

    just couldn't get into it, not what I was wanting. No no no no no

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    SMW 09-18-16
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    "Not the best from this author."
    What could Karen Robards have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Too much "personal interaction" and not enough story.


    Any additional comments?

    I am a Robards fan and buy all her books. This one is not a keeper for me.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 08-21-16 Member Since 2014

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    "The narrator"

    I couldn't finish the book because the narrator voice is too whining when the character is in fear. The story itself what I have listen too is interesting. So I will definitely buy the actual book to read.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Stephanie 04-11-16
    Stephanie 04-11-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Best Karen Robards yet!!!"

    This story was exciting, romantic and intense The narrator was absolutely the best choice for the book. She didn't just read it, her voice and nuances made the thrill of the book. If it were a movie, she would be up for an Oscar. I would highly recommend this book to everyone The narrator should be used on just about any book she fits with. I would probably read any book she narrates.

    3 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Constant Reader 05-27-16

    I love reading and audible is the easiest way to keep up with my voracious appetite for the written word.

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    "Slow...then rocket"

    This book started a bit slow, to the point I considered returning it. I'm so glad I didn't because when it heated up, it was fantastic!

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    "Atmospheric"

    You really do feel the cold and lethargy in this book as the narration is very slow and tired-sounding. The initial plane crash is quite harrowing and if you are phobic, might be a bit too disturbing.

    Overall an OK listen as a doctor and a mysterious man who may or may not be the enemy, evade others on a remote island.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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