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The Next Always: Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 1 | [Nora Roberts]

The Next Always: Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 1

The historic hotel in Boonsboro has endured war and peace, the changing of hands, and even rumored hauntings. Now it’s getting a major face-lift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. As the architect in the family, Beckett’s social life consists mostly of talking shop over pizza and beer. But there’s another project he’s got his eye on: the girl he’s been waiting to kiss since he was sixteen.
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Publisher's Summary

The historic hotel in Boonsboro has endured war and peace, the changing of hands, and even rumored hauntings. Now it’s getting a major face-lift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. As the architect in the family, Beckett’s social life consists mostly of talking shop over pizza and beer. But there’s another project he’s got his eye on: the girl he’s been waiting to kiss since he was sixteen.

After losing her husband and returning to her hometown, Clare Brewster soon settles into her life as the mother of three young sons while running the town’s bookstore. Though busy and with little time for romance, Clare is drawn across the street by Beckett’s transformation of the old inn, wanting to take a closer look… at both the building and the man behind it.

With the grand opening inching closer, Beckett is happy to give Clare a private tour - one room at a time, in between blueprint meetings and kindergarten pickups. It’s no first date, but these stolen moments are the beginning of something that could arouse the secret yearning that resides in Clare’s independent heart - and open the door to the extraordinary adventure of what comes next....

©2011 Nora Roberts (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Joanna Maplewood, MN, United States 04-16-12
    Joanna Maplewood, MN, United States 04-16-12 Member Since 2006
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    "Loved It!"
    What did you like about this audiobook?

    I'm already a Nora Roberts' fan, but I really loved this book - romance mixed with some suspense and a little paranormal activity.


    What did you find wrong about the narrator's performance?

    Absolutely nothing! I don't think the narrator has done very many romance novels, but I thought his voice was really sultry.


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    Chris PERKASIE, PA, United States 03-20-12
    Chris PERKASIE, PA, United States 03-20-12 Member Since 2014

    Book junkie

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    "Good Story - narrator can't do female voices..."

    This is a classic Nora Roberts love story, a little bit of suspense, a little bit of paranormal, a lot of heat and great dialogue. Can't wait for the net two.

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    Amazon Customer Lumpkin, GA, United States 03-19-12
    Amazon Customer Lumpkin, GA, United States 03-19-12
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    "Really enjoyed this"

    Enjoyed this very much and will buy the rest of the series as they are released. Typical Nora Roberts, A little drama, a little romance, a little fantasy. Thats what I love about her writing.

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    Emberlyn 03-13-12
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    "Don’t be fooled by the sample narration is bad!"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    The book, maybe, but not the audio book. Did not like the naration, could not finsh the book becuse of him.


    Would you be willing to try another one of MacLeod Andrews’s performances?

    NO! He has a very nice sounding voice but little to no inflection when you need it and the way he acts out the voices is annoying, dull and lifeless. The story seems interesting, But I can’t get pass the monotony. I have a long drive home and this guy was putting me to sleep. On the second day I gave up.


    What would have made this romance irresistible?

    A better reader


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    Michele 03-13-12
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    "My favorite author"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I love the triologies that Nora Roberts writes. T=You are pulled into the lives of the characters in such depth that you end up feeling they are part of your own group of friends


    Any additional comments?

    Audible books are my new best friends.... I can listen as I work and so I am able to multi task in the best possible way

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 03-11-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Slow start but ends well"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Pleasant fiction


    If you’ve listened to books by Nora Roberts before, how does this one compare?

    I thought it on a par with previous books


    Would you listen to another book narrated by MacLeod Andrews?

    Not eagerly. His womens' voices are irritating.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    I look forward to the next two in the series, but would really prefer a different narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kimberly Kansas City, MO, United States 03-10-12
    Kimberly Kansas City, MO, United States 03-10-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Can't even finish..(pause for 1.5 sec.)...so slow!"
    What would have made The Next Always better?

    Different narrator.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment


    Any additional comments?

    I'm a Nora fan, but I can't finish this book. The narrator was a bad choice: bad pacing, bad intonations for female characters. The producer should have at the very least improved the timing. Truly, I lost track of the dialogue because the pauses between sentences were soooo long. Sorry, Nora, I can't comment on the story...it...is...just...sooooo....slooowwwww.......zzzzzzzzzz......

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    David 03-09-12
    David 03-09-12

    David and Caroline

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    "great story"
    Would you listen to The Next Always again? Why?

    loved the many different people that have stories inside the story, gives you the view of the circle of people and how they compliment each other as whole.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Next Always?

    the ghost on the stairs talking to the little boy


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    renovation of an old bed and breakfast


    Any additional comments?

    that I purchased the book at a much higher price than it is today.

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    Genia Hewitt, TX, United States 03-05-12
    Genia Hewitt, TX, United States 03-05-12 Member Since 2009
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    "I liked it: storyline, narration, and all."

    Male narration of this novel is fitting since it is told from the leading man's perspective and the lead female has three boys. The male characters are written to be stronger, more fully developed characters than the females in this novel. I see several negative comments about the narration, but I don't think they are considering how a male narrator is enriching this audiobook. I wouldn't have wanted to have heard this read by a female narrator because it would have lost something in the translation.

    All of the reviewers can agree that this will be a highly anticipated series. I look forward to the next installment.

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    Jackee Goovigen, Australia 03-04-12
    Jackee Goovigen, Australia 03-04-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Well Done Nora Roberts"

    I loved this book. But I can't find 2 & 3. I must have them I want to find out what happens to the other brothers. The narrator was good easy to listen to

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