We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
 >   > 
The Strangers On Montagu Street | [Karen White]

The Strangers On Montagu Street

The Strangers On Montagu Street, the third in Karen White's enchanting series, follows up on the The House On Tradd Street and The Girl On Legare Street. Psychic realtor Melanie Middleton is still restoring her Charleston house and doesn't expect to have a new houseguest, a teen girl named Nola. But the girl didn't come alone, and the spirits that accompanied Nola don't seem willing to leave.... Karen White, author of ten award-winning novels, is a graduate of Tulane University....
Regular Price:$20.97
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

The Strangers On Montagu Street, the third in Karen White's enchanting series, follows up on the The House On Tradd Street and The Girl On Legare Street.

Psychic realtor Melanie Middleton is still restoring her Charleston house and doesn't expect to have a new houseguest, a teen girl named Nola. But the girl didn't come alone, and the spirits that accompanied Nola don't seem willing to leave....

Karen White, author of ten award-winning novels, is a graduate of Tulane University and the American School in London. She currently lives in Georgia with her husband and two children. When not writing, she spends her time reading, singing, scrapbooking, carpooling children, and avoiding cooking.Aimee Bruneau is an actor, director, professor and student of tehater. She earned her MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater. Aimee has been telling tales in Seattle for more than a decade.

©2012 Karen White (P)2012 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.5 (311 )
5 star
 (186)
4 star
 (97)
3 star
 (24)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (2)
Overall
4.5 (269 )
5 star
 (161)
4 star
 (79)
3 star
 (24)
2 star
 (3)
1 star
 (2)
Story
4.6 (272 )
5 star
 (181)
4 star
 (74)
3 star
 (15)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    T. Arcangel Honolulu 03-31-12
    T. Arcangel Honolulu 03-31-12

    I am a Special Education teacher. I grew up in Ashland, Oregon, but have lived most of my life in Hawaii. My favorite reading/listening genres are history and historical fiction.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    41
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    32
    15
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Best so far!"

    I loved The House on Tradd Street and The Girl on Legare Street, but I believe The Strangers on Montagu Street is my favorite of the three in this series. I listened to the entire book in just a little over 24 hours - and it's not like I didn't have anything else to do! I admit to being somewhat surprised by how much I enjoy this series. I usually listen to history, or historical fiction. I am a West coast person who has never even visited Charleston. But when I listen to Aimee Bruneau's excellent narration I can feel the sunlight, smell the flowers, and picture the neighborhoods so clearly. I felt a little sad as this book neared the end because I doubted there would be a 4th installment - but I was thrilled to hear "to be continued" at the closing.
    If you like a touch of the paranormal that isn't so scary that it will make you hide under the covers at night, this series is just right. There is romance, but it's not overwhelming. Brava Ms. White!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Diana 12-01-12
    Diana 12-01-12 Member Since 2012
    HELPFUL VOTES
    55
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    152
    14
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Best book yet"
    Would you listen to The Strangers On Montagu Street again? Why?

    I would listen to this whole series again, and especially this book! I can listen to Aimee Bruneau read in her melodic Southern voice for hours. The story itself is intricate and merits the extra attention of another read.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Strangers On Montagu Street?

    Karen White does such a great job in painting a creepy picture. The description of the Montagu house and the ghost in the turret will stick with me for a long time.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    My favorite scene was right after Nola's meltdown, when Melany was trying to comfort the poor girl and Jack sat in the other room listening. It was so sweet and heartfelt.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes. I found myself doing extra dishes and folding extra laundry to give me an excuse to keep the earbuds in my ears!


    Any additional comments?

    The third book ends with a big question mark! I will be waiting anxiously for book four!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Sarah 08-10-15
    Sarah 08-10-15 Member Since 2014
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    21
    10
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Fabulous!"

    Awesome story. So well written and performed. Can't wait to hear another. A fan now.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Leila Kirkconnell San Bernardino, CA United States 07-05-15
    Leila Kirkconnell San Bernardino, CA United States 07-05-15 Member Since 2009
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    82
    6
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Struggled to get through it..."
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The story was too predictable leaving excitement and anticipation behind.


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

    This book is not as entertaining as previous books read nor was it as engaging.


    Which character – as performed by Aimee Bruneau – was your favorite?

    Nora was probably the most "authentic".


    Do you think The Strangers On Montagu Street needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    Quite frankly no. This story left not wanting for more of the same.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    carol 06-23-15
    carol 06-23-15 Member Since 2014
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Captivating"

    captivating as always. Great narrator. I love the southern accent. on to the final book. loved it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Janet North Little Rock, AR, United States 05-12-15
    Janet North Little Rock, AR, United States 05-12-15 Member Since 2012
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Great Summer Read"

    Great fun read!!! Going to buy the next in the series right now!. Loved Beach Trees too! Take these books to the beach,

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Sophia Richmond 05-07-14

    SRM

    HELPFUL VOTES
    13
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    21
    14
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "I want more from Karen White and Aimee Bruneau"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Strangers On Montagu Street to be better than the print version?

    Yes! Aimee Bruneau is a PERFECT Melany Middleton. She even does great with the other characters. I have my own image in my mind of each character.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Nola! She has talent, but has a good perspective.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    It was interesting reading how Bonnie would appear, but it is was suspenseful wondering where the dolls from the dollhouse would turn up next. Makes me wonder if that could have happened to the dollhouse I had as a kid! :)


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

    I have no idea.. not a good tag line writer... :) Sorry


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Lorie J. ODonnell 02-27-14

    MissLorieO

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    36
    8
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Fun, if complicated, mystery"

    his one had just a little too much going on. The mystery of Nola's mother and the music, the mystery of the dollhouse and the ghosts on Montagu Street, and the drama with Melanie and Jack/Jack's Book/Melanie's birthday all kind of overwhelmed this book. I enjoyed it, but not as much as the first two. I was also disappointed in the resolution of the Montagu Street mystery. It seemed almost as an afterthought, especially considering the title of the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    bec/audiothing 12-12-13 Member Since 2015
    HELPFUL VOTES
    102
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    81
    78
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Just simply enjoyable"
    What did you love best about The Strangers On Montagu Street?

    This is the third in Karen Whites "House on a street" series. All are equally good, easy to listen to, not difficult to get in to.
    A big part of the story is the renovation process of historical houses, very interesting. I very much enjoyed the ghost story aspect, and of course, there is a romantic thread throughout. All in all difficult to pick out a "best" bit, however, I did really love that I found it interesting


    What other book might you compare The Strangers On Montagu Street to and why?

    I can't recall reading anything that might compare, in storyline or setting.
    Except maybe it compares to a few books where the female main character behaves in a predictably annoying manner, making silly choices that lead to the duly foreseeable trouble or misunderstanding, no, didn't like that aspect


    What about Aimee Bruneau’s performance did you like?

    Incomparable, could listen to her reading the Financial Times.
    Lovely voice, each characters voice and manner pleasingly conveyed
    Masterful accents


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes it was


    Any additional comments?

    Mystery, suspense, humour, nothing too heavy or distressing? I do so hope there will be further books featuring Melanie and the Houses

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Debbie 08-15-13
    Debbie 08-15-13 Member Since 2012
    HELPFUL VOTES
    4
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    11
    10
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Love the mystery!"
    What did you like best about this story?

    History, mystery, modern day life with humor all in one! I love that this book is part of a series.


    Have you listened to any of Aimee Bruneau’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Excellent narrator! I search to find the books that she narrates and download them.


    Any additional comments?

    Download today!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.