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The Wanderer Audiobook
The Wanderer
Written by: 
Robyn Carr
Narrated by: 
Therese Plummer
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The Wanderer Audiobook

The Wanderer: Thunder Point, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Finalist, Romance, 2014

Nestled on the Oregon coast is a small town of rocky beaches and rugged charm. Locals love the land’s unspoiled beauty. Developers see it as a potential gold mine. When newcomer Hank Cooper learns he’s been left an old friend’s entire beachfront property, he finds himself with a community’s destiny in his hands. Cooper has never been a man to settle in one place, and Thunder Point was supposed to be just another quick stop. But Cooper finds himself getting involved with the town. And with Sarah Dupre, a woman as complicated as she is beautiful. With the whole town watching for his next move, Cooper has to choose between his old life and a place full of new possibilities. A place that just might be home.

©2013 Robyn Carr (P)2013 Recorded Books

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    Eugenia Chatsworth, CA, US 01-23-14
    Eugenia Chatsworth, CA, US 01-23-14 Member Since 2009
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    "Not what I expected"

    I thought this was the beginning of a cool murder/mystery series like Stone, but what I got was a lukewarm, boring, completely predictable story of small town characters who were really nice and nothing really bad ever happened unless you count the murder that occurs in the beginning that turns out not to count very much anyway.
    I seriously threw up my hands and rolled my eyes at the ridiculous instant confession on the phone in the jail by the suspect! I mean, really!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nan 06-19-13
    Nan 06-19-13
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    "JUST DIDN'T DO IT FOR ME"
    What disappointed you about The Wanderer?

    I began the book hoping for an interesting character with a special tale of why he came back to Thunderpoint. I was let down and bored so stopped reading and returned it.


    Has The Wanderer turned you off from other books in this genre?

    Probably.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    Gotten a better book to narrate.


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

    Disappointment.


    Any additional comments?

    If a book doesn't catch my interest right away it means it has no depth and I'll be bored.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Janet 06-10-13
    Janet 06-10-13
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    "Decent storyline, bad narration"
    What made the experience of listening to The Wanderer the most enjoyable?

    The narrator's voice was just wrong for the protagonist- he was a decent guy who was given such a rough voicing that it was hard to keep listening


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    The ending was a little predictable


    Would you be willing to try another one of Therese Plummer’s performances?

    NO


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When the lead charactor stood up for Landon, the younger brother.


    Any additional comments?

    It was a bit hard to force myself to continue listening to the harsh voicing of the Cooper character...I was tempted to turn to the printed verrsion of this book due to the narration

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nancy Devault Woodburn, OR United States 04-08-13
    Nancy Devault Woodburn, OR United States 04-08-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Lackluster"
    Any additional comments?

    I was so looking forward to this new Robin Carr series however, I was sadly disappointed. The characters were boring, the story was slow paced and the romance was lackluster.

    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Alberta1443 Portland, OR, United States 03-31-13
    Alberta1443 Portland, OR, United States 03-31-13
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    "No Rest For Reader"
    Would you listen to The Wanderer again? Why?

    Yes. WanttobecsurebI did not miss sword.


    What other book might you compare The Wanderer to and why?

    All robin Carr books. She grabs your attention
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    What about Therese Plummer’s performance did you like?

    Inflection gives life to characters


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

    Yes, but not possible.


    Any additional comments?

    Attention is paid to current concerns. Not just romantic fluff but substance.

    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Amy 03-29-13
    Amy 03-29-13

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    "This series has Potential !!"

    I liked Cooper when I first met him visiting Virgin River. Getting to know him better in Thunder Point was not a disappointment. This series shows a lot of promise of more heartwarming, fun-loving, and a little crazy love in a small eccentric community. I can't wait to see whose next on the "hit" list. Thanks, Robyn.

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    lucky W 03-28-13
    lucky W 03-28-13
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    "very enjoyable listen and narrator very good"
    Would you listen to The Wanderer again? Why?

    I enjoyed the book and hope Miss Carr expands the series into a on going series as she did in the Virgin River Books The characters were real and the different emotions and difficulties they encounter during the story and their reactions were believeable


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Wanderer?

    When Mac realize Gina was going on a date with the new doctor


    What about Therese Plummer’s performance did you like?

    I like the sound of her voice and the different inflection she uses to speak the different characters


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

    yes because I enjoyed it but you can easily do it in more than one and still follow the story line without losing any of it


    Any additional comments?

    Another good one for Robyn Carr

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    MickeyMarie Narnia 05-10-13
    MickeyMarie Narnia 05-10-13 Member Since 2016
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    "I Couldn't Finish It"

    I am really disappointed. I loved the Virgin Series and was excited about this book. It has been on my Iphone for over a month and I have tried at least 5 times to listen to it enough to get into it.

    I just couldn't do it. The story and the characters bored me to tears. Even Therese Plummer couldn't warm it up enough for me to want to finish it.

    It is rare for me to dump a book without finishing it. I'm afraid this one joined that limited collection.

    2 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    pnette 05-15-13
    pnette 05-15-13
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    "A great Book from Robyn Carr"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Now this was a different story than the Virgin River series but a great story that I have listened to several times. A good love story and all the characters are great. I would recommend this book to all my friends.


    What does Therese Plummer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I love listening to Therese Plummer. She makes you believe each character is a real person.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The love story between the four main characters was terrific.


    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    vicki chicago, IL, United States 04-29-13
    vicki chicago, IL, United States 04-29-13 Member Since 2011

    I enjoy stories being read to me. It relaxes the soul and mind at the end of the day, especially when you have a great reader/narrator.

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    "Not what I expected...Little boarding..."
    Would you try another book from Robyn Carr and/or Therese Plummer?

    Yes, I would....I would not recommend this one....


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

    No I have not listen to any of Robyn Carr books , however I have downloaded Promise Canyon. I will comment.


    What three words best describe Therese Plummer’s voice?

    I do not have a word or words


    Do you think The Wanderer needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    None

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful

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