At 25, Princess Adrianne lives a life most people would envy. Beautiful and elegant, she spends her days dabbling in charities and her nights floating from one glamorous gala to the next. But her pampered-rich-girl pose is a ruse, a carefully calculated effort to hide a dangerous truth.
For 10 years Adrianne has lived for revenge. As a child, she could only watch the cruelty hidden behind the facade of her parents' fairy-tale marriage. Now she has the perfect plan to make her famous father pay. She will take possession of the one thing he values above all others - The Sun and the Moon, a fabled necklace beyond price.
Yet just as she is poised to take her vengeance, she meets a man who seems to divine her every secret. Clever, charming, and enigmatic, Philip Chamberlain has his own private reasons for getting close to Princess Adrianne. And only when it's too late will she see the hidden danger…as she finds herself up against two formidable men - one with the knowledge to take her freedom, the other with the power to take her life.
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I love Nora Roberts. Her stories are Romantic and interesting. Her women are strong and intelligent. But with sweet Revenge the reader made all the women either lisp or sound like a whiny drag queen. And the usually rugged men sound as if they are all trying to be Errol Flinn.
I have a hard time picking just one. But the last confrontation with the King is my favorite.
Having a reader with a better understanding of the Author.
A better reader
I hope that Sweet Revenge is not a " first book" for someone trying out a new author. It would seriously hurt the reputation of Nora Roberts if it is.
I could not make it past the 3rd chapter due to the narrator.
Found someone else to narrate the books.
Nora yes of course.
Hard to say, I can't get past the bad narration
With all the great books that Nora has written and has had performed, how did this happen?
Yes. It is a story so rich, that a second reading would allow me to absorb more detail.
When Phillip caught her stealing back her necklace. Her emotions were caused her to be careless, showing a great new side of her.
I have not, but I enjoyed he narrator and his great gift with accents.
It is one of the best Nora Roberts novels I have read in years. While I love her fantasy stories, this story was moving, interesting and I couldn't out it down
Nora Roberts is one of my favorite authors. Napoleon Ryan is the worst narrator I've had the misfortune of hearing.
The setting. I'm not fond of stories involving the Middle East these days.
His voice alone is irritating enough.
I stopped listening to it after about an hour or so. So, that said, I found nothing actually that I liked.
I will be more careful the next time I order an audible book, and make sure I listen to the sample before purchasing a book.
Absolutely! I just fell in love with these characters!
Too any to name just one!
The accent!! Outstanding narration.
It takes a thief :)
This is a must read/listen!!!
"Predictable... but soooo good!"
when I started listening I struggled a little with the delivery, but Napoleons voice just lures you in... and he is by far the best at ladies voices I have ever heard.
I have only recently found Nora Roberts books, but am so glad I did. I find them compelling listening... If you are looking for a satisfying twisty turny book, then look no further.
"A Very Modern Fairy Tale"
I absolutely loved the way this story was presented, how it touched on some modern issues and how it all thread so beautifully together. But then, as a Nora Roberts fan, I would expect no less!!!
Princess Adrianne was an extraordinary character with both vulnerability and strength of character and I really enjoyed the way she dealt with all that life brings her. I also have to mention the lovable rogue, Philip Chamberlain.
I haven't as yet listened to any other Napoleon Ryan's performances.
A Princess in Jeopardy
I really enjoyed this read!!!
Anyone who can stand the awful narrators delivery method
don't know didn't listen after a few minutes of awful narrator
yep new narrator
Maybe one by Nora Roberts, but definitely not another by this narrator!
The least interesting was that it was fairly predictable.
Oh my! If you can cope with a narrator who makes Brian Sewell sound a bit common and who pauses significantly over every detail, you might like this novel. In the end, I couldn't cope and gave up - rare for me.
"A fabulous book read beautifully"
No I hate reading a book twice
Ariadne she had so much to cope and it sounded so real
No I just loved it
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