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Seduce Me at Sunrise Audiobook

Seduce Me at Sunrise

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Kev Merripen has longed for the beautiful, well-bred Winnifred Hathaway ever since her family rescued him from the brink of death when he was just a boy. But this handsome Gypsy is a man of mysterious origins - and he fears that the darkness of his past could crush delicate, luminous Win. So Kev refuses to submit to temptation...and before long Win is torn from him by a devastating twist of fate.

Then, Win returns to England...only to find that Kev has hardened into a man who will deny love at all costs. Meantime, an attractive, seductive suitor has set his sights on Win. It's now or never for Kev to make his move. But first, he must confront a dangerous secret about his destiny - or risk losing the only woman he has lived for...

©2008 Lisa Kleypas; (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Felicia The Geeky Blogger 01-08-15 Member Since 2016

    Say something about yourself!

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    Overall Rating: DNF

    Audio Rating: 4.00 (not part of the overall rating)

    DNF Reasons: Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas wasn't horrible (despite my DNF) but it wasn't my favorite romance troupe. I know that in most romance the hero never feels "good enough" for the leading lady but this one was a little too much of that. I listened to 3 hours and then fast forwarded to the end to listen to the last hour. I did really like the side characters and look forward to their stories. This just wasn't for me!

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    Narrated By Rosalyn Landor / Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins


    Rosalyn is hands down one of my favorite historical romance narrators! She is just all around excellent!

    Part of my Read It, Rate It, File It, Done! Reviews

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kimberly Indianapolis, IN, United States 01-17-14
    Kimberly Indianapolis, IN, United States 01-17-14 Member Since 2016

    I enjoy historical, paranormal, and contemporary romance. Also steampunk, sci-fi, fantasy, suspense, and fiction. I'm open to about anything

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    "Not my fave, but you'll appreciate the info."

    Setting: London & Hampshire, 1851, but with back story
    Genre: Early Victorian romance.
    Narration: Once again, Rosalyn Landor does an excellent interpretation of the characters. I enjoy her work.
    This is the second book in the Hathaways series, and focuses on the second sister, Win. There's also a lot back story, mainly having to do with Merripen, but also some history of the family members. The back story also shows the development of his relationship with Win. My biggest problem is with the shift in Merripen's character when Win goes to the clinic in France. He becomes bitter and more uncommunicative than he was before. Why? It seems terribly selfish of him to ask her not to go, when he has no intention of carrying their relationship further. I think he must have been the most difficult personality for LK to write, because you're supposed to root for him but, at least for me, there really wasn't much growth in the character. He never really gives me the warm fuzzies. The really great part of this book is the interaction with the Rom, and, oh yeah, the doctor in the wardrobe scene. Win becomes back from France pretty kick-ass. And blood thirsty.
    Worth the time and credit? Yes, but do try to catch it in a BOGO, or some other sale.

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    Bret SOUTH BERWICK, ME, United States 02-16-10
    Bret SOUTH BERWICK, ME, United States 02-16-10 Member Since 2015
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    "Eh, it's okay."

    I enjoyed the first Hathaway book enough to look for the second. Unfortunately I found it a bit tedious. The best parts were with Amelia and Rowan from book one. The Kev and Win story just seems contrived with roadblocks of their own making. I finished the book, but only because I paid for it.

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    Melissa Chandler, AZ, United States 01-24-10
    Melissa Chandler, AZ, United States 01-24-10 Member Since 2014
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    "Loved this book!"

    Fantastic love story, talented narration, great ending!

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    Ellen Prospect, CT, USA 11-05-09
    Ellen Prospect, CT, USA 11-05-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Decent read"

    Considering that Lisa Kleypas is one of my favorite authors this one was disappointing to me. I wasn't crazy about the gypsy sub-plot and found the male protaganist to be surly and unattractive. My disappointment in this one will not discourage me from buying other selection by this author.

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    Benoibe New Orleans, LA, United States 07-02-12
    Benoibe New Orleans, LA, United States 07-02-12 Member Since 2010

    audio addict! Mostly interested in history and some historical fiction. Will Durant is my all time favorite. Loving the Great Courses too.

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    "Keep reading, the rest of the series is wonderful."

    Kev is not my favorite hero, and this was a rather frustrating book.

    The next three books of this series are amazing. So keep reading!!! :)

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    MickeyMarie Narnia 03-19-13
    MickeyMarie Narnia 03-19-13 Member Since 2016
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    "I love this series"

    I always expect great things from Kleypas and this series does not disappoint. The characters are strong and entertaining and their interaction with each other builds a good story. I don't agree with other reviewers who did not like Kev. Considering his background he is believable. For him to move from point A to point B would have been difficult and how he did so made sense.

    I look forward to continuing this series.

    Ms Landor is one of my favorite narrators.

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    Suzanne 09-13-16
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    "amazing"

    I can listen to this over & over! The reader does an excellent job, and Lisa Kleypas is at her finest.

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    "2nd in Hathaway's series is Kev and Win's romance"

    Win has been weak due to scarlet fever. Kev has loved her since he was a boy. She goes away for 2 years to strengthen herself. When she returns they have a gap between them. Win is open about loving Kev but he hides his love. Can these two finally become lovers?

    I enjoyed keeping tabs on all the Hathaway's during this book.

    Excellent narration.

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    Amazon Customer 06-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    good but lacked suspense and toe curling scenes. and the story about cam and kev ended up being predictable.

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