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Shades of Twilight Audiobook
Shades of Twilight
Written by: 
Linda Howard
Narrated by: 
Natalie Ross
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Shades of Twilight Audiobook

Shades of Twilight

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Publisher's Summary

Dear listener,

Shades of Twilight is the story of Roanna Davenport, who grows up in a wealthy southern family but never quite fits in. She isn't pretty or popular, and she has a real talent for saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong moment. She's in love with a distant cousin, Webb Tallant. But Webb marries their cousin Jessie, the bane of Roanna's life. When Jessie is found murdered, Webb is blamed for her death, even though there isn't enough evidence to charge him. Webb leaves town, and Roanna is left to pick up the pieces.

All of her life, Roanna has tried to win the love of her grandmother, of Webb, and of her extended family - and every time she's been slapped down. She's had enough. Roanna withdraws from the family, and that's when her grandmother, Lucinda, realizes how very important this misfit is to all of them. Lucinda tries to make amends to Roanna by setting in motion a chain of events that brings Webb back home. But the plan disturbs a killer who is set on vengeance - and this time, the whole family seems to be the target.

I hope you enjoy Shades of Twilight.

Sincerely,
Linda Howard

©2009 Linda Howard; (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Erin Cornelius, NC, United States 10-15-09
    Erin Cornelius, NC, United States 10-15-09 Member Since 2012

    Audible obsessed!

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    "It's about time!"

    This was my first Linda Howard read that led me to all her other books. I loved the book and I love the audio. I'm waiting for:
    'After The night' & 'Mr. Perfect'

    soooooo.....come on people what are you waiting for?

    P.S. the narrater was great.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    LeftyMom North Carolina 11-14-09
    LeftyMom North Carolina 11-14-09 Member Since 2014

    leftymom

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    "Interesting ending"

    This book was very different...very slow start and I almost stopped listening. If you can get past the cousins dating and the father daughter sex (very creapy) the ending was a shocker. Not until the very end do you find out who the killer was and I never would have figured it out. Can't say I would listen to it again like I have other audiobooks...this was okay.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Blee Medel 10-29-09
    Blee Medel 10-29-09 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent Narration"

    This is not my favorite Howard book by a long shot but Natalie Ross does an excellent job with the narration. I rate audio books on the narration not the story. Narration makes or breaks an audio book no matter how good (or bad) the story. Natalie Ross has been spot on in everything I've heard her do and it's a relief to be able to rely on her!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    XYZPDQ 10-10-09
    XYZPDQ 10-10-09 Member Since 2008

    Rootin' Tootin'

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    "Worth every penny!!"

    Very enjoyable listen.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Hollister 02-03-10
    Hollister 02-03-10 Member Since 2009
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    "Generally a good story"

    I liked the story and the suspense, but could have done without the very long, explicit, sex "scenes". Story could hold its own without most of them.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Teresa NAMPA, ID, United States 10-29-14
    Teresa NAMPA, ID, United States 10-29-14 Member Since 2016

    Hello, my name is Teresa and I'm an addict.

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    "What happened Linda?"

    I wasn't a fan of any of the characters. The family was a bunch of bullies. The heroine was a weak, annoyingly desperate fool, that had no personality. I don't understand why she never left her horrible life. Webb was a controlling, arrogant ass that I couldn't find any redeeming qualities. I don't understand why Jessie was the favorite she was so nasty, looks aren't everything. On top of all that the graphic incest was just too gross between the daughter and father, it almost made me turn off the audiobook. This wasn't the first book I have read by Linda Howard so I continued on hoping for it to improve, the second half was a bit better. Some of my favorite books by Linda Howard are Cover of Night, Mr. Perfect, Open Season and To Die For. I would recommend those books but not this book. I almost can't believe this is Linda Howard's writing. Narrator is really good unfortunately she didn't have much to work with.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    STEPHANIE Florence, AL, United States 08-05-12
    STEPHANIE Florence, AL, United States 08-05-12 Member Since 2013
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    "What's up with all the incest."
    What did you like best about Shades of Twilight? What did you like least?

    This would have been a great book, except for the incest! They were cousins! I am from Tuscumbia, AL an have to put up with did you marry your cousin jokes a lot. This novel is one of the reason people think this way. If you take out that part of it this would have been a winner.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    C o fallon, MO, United States 10-27-09
    C o fallon, MO, United States 10-27-09 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved this audio!!"

    I love that Audible is putting Linda Howard's older books on audio. The narrator is great! Hopefully Audible will put Kill and Tell on audio.
    Thanks Audible!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Benoibe New Orleans, LA, United States 01-21-12
    Benoibe New Orleans, LA, United States 01-21-12 Member Since 2010

    Audio Addict! Usually listening to History these days. Love Will Durant most of all authors!

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    "One of the Two Best Linda Howard audio books."

    Don't pass this up if you are a Linda Howard fan. This book and After the Night are easily my favorites.
    Narration is always a joy when Natalie Ross performs.
    This is a very good story. Howard at her best. I am not sure why there are negative reviews. This is undoubtedly worth the price or the credit.
    Don't pass this over!

    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    S NY 05-21-11
    S NY 05-21-11 Member Since 2013
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    "WAY too much inner-dialogue"

    Seventy-five percent of this story was the hero and heroine's REPETITIVE inner-dialogues. Say it once and move on...please! The two may have been "kissing-cousins," but they spent most of their time apart. The whole incest-thing was not as dark as I got from other reviews as the story did not go in to too much detail and it only involved two extremely sleazy adults who would have been a danger to barnyard animals. (Actually, what I found to be just a tad creepy was the heroine's total and consuming obsession toward the hero practically since her birth.) The murderer was obvious if your roots are deep enough in the south, but the reason behind it was such a prosaic letdown. There were so many more imaginative possibilities. I found After The Night an intriguing Southern story by this author. Narrator was fine.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful

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