In the Shadow of the Moon
When Laura Truitt first sees the dilapidated plantation house, she's overcome by a sense of familiarity. Inside, the owner claims to have been waiting for years and offers an old photograph of a woman with Laura's face. Soon afterward, when a lunar eclipse inexplicably thrusts Laura back in time to Civil War Georgia, she finds herself fighting not just for her heart but for her very survival.
Whispers of Goodbye
Alone and with nothing left to fear, Catherine deClaire Reed answers her sister's desperate plea and travels to the cold comfort of her home in Reconstruction Louisiana. But Elizabeth is nowhere to be found. No one - including her husband - has seen her for days. Now Catherine must search for her sister in a place where secrets wait behind every closed door.
©2000, 2001 Karen White, 2016 Harley House Books, LLC (P)2016 Recorded Books
I like these, upgraded first books from the author. I liked the first book better than the 2nd. The 2nd had some strengths that got lost in the prolonged drama of the story. The heroine in the 2nd was slow emotionally and intellectually to the point of annoyance. She created much of the drama in her life because of it. Sad too as story had great potential. These together are worth a credit.
I bought this book as a two-pack. The first one spinning the moon was okay. Very much like Outlander, just a different era. But enjoyable to listen to. Good character development. the second book in the two-pack was absolutely painful. the storyline was drab and boring the characters were very annoying and the narration was bad. I really had to force myself to finish this, holding onto hope the whole time that the ending would make my time spent listening worth it. no such luck.
"I loved these stories! They really held my attention, and zi found myself talking to the characters."
I enjoyed these books immensely and have bought all of Karen White's audible books. But I didn't care for the performer's/reader's voice inflection and emphasis at ALL during the second book. I am a student of English and literature and strongly dislike misuse of emphasis and pronunciation when it is read. I found myself correcting the wrong pronunciation out loud every time I heard it. The 3 stars were actually 5 for the first book's performer and no stars at all for the second performer. I found her interpretation very distracting.
I like historical, southern books - southern accents, antiques - The Ole' West, Ghost Towns, Victorian Era, Southern Humor!!
LOVE time travel books! Laura has quite the experience traveling back and forth. She makes friends and has some bumps in the road. Recommend!
Historical fiction and thrillers are my passion. Started out with James Patterson and was hooked with his historical novel about King Tut.
If these were her first novels...wow. We have a lot to look forward to.
I really enjoyed this book. After a hour on, I start to be hesitant. I'm so glad I continued! The Author was so clever in for seeing where this story was going. I loved every character. Easy to follow. Different kind of story line for me, but I really like the way Karen White pulls a story together, and she did another greT job with this book.
This is actually two books in one, and I did enjoy them both. The first involves a story with a time travel twist that I liked. The second was a little darker and did keep me wanting to find out what happened, but sometimes feeling a little anxious. It was certainly worth the credit but not without a few minor lines repeated a little to often (a pet peeve of mine).
I could have done without the animal slaughter, this made me sick
Susan Bennett is one of my favorite narrators
Loved the story. Not usually a romance fan, I enjoyed this book because of the mystery entwined throughout the book. Was so glad to find out the bad guy was not who the heroine led you to believe it was. You need to read the book for yourself to find out who was the "bad guy."
Loved both of these books and it was a wonderful introduction to this writer. I'm a new fan and plan on listening, and or reading, to her other books now. Both novels were well written and kept my interest. So much so I didn't want them to end! I love books such as these and am anxious to check out her other novels now. Be sure to check her out as these were a great joy!
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