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.
I'm already a Nora Roberts' fan, but I really loved this book - romance mixed with some suspense and a little paranormal activity.
Absolutely nothing! I don't think the narrator has done very many romance novels, but I thought his voice was really sultry.
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.
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.
The book, maybe, but not the audio book. Did not like the naration, could not finsh the book becuse of him.
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.
A better reader
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
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
I thought it on a par with previous books
Not eagerly. His womens' voices are irritating.
I look forward to the next two in the series, but would really prefer a different narrator.
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......
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.
the ghost on the stairs talking to the little boy
renovation of an old bed and breakfast
that I purchased the book at a much higher price than it is today.
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.
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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