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True Betrayals Audiobook

True Betrayals

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Publisher's Summary

Kelsey Byden grew up believing her mother had died when she was three. Now, at 26 and freshly divorced, she receives a letter from her mother explaining that she is alive and living on a Virginia horse farm. Deeply strung by lies told to protect her, Kelsey takes her anger out at her college professor father by going to visit her mother, who Kelsey learns spent over 10 years in prison for murder.

But there are more secrets to be found out, and Kelsey decides to stay at her mother's splendid horse farm where she falls in love with horses and the man next door - handsome gambler Gabe Slater. When murdered men and injured horses turn up, Kelsey finds evil lurking where she least expects it, and risks all to restore her mother's honor.

©2005 Nora Roberts; (P)2005 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Roberts paints her story with a broad brush, but its colorful canvas, easily identifiable heroes and villains and swirling action add up to another winner for this popular author." (Publishers Weekly)

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    tina elkton, MD, United States 05-25-10
    tina elkton, MD, United States 05-25-10
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    well i was not to thrilled with this readers differences in characters but the story will make up for it a differnet reader would be better

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Kathy Bedford, TX, United States 12-21-08
    Kathy Bedford, TX, United States 12-21-08 Member Since 2007
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    "A 6-star listen"

    Wish I could give this one 6 stars. The story has lots of twists and turns, some sexy stuff, the dialogue between the H/h is smart and funny plus the narration is excellent.

    14 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Wendy 08-11-12
    Wendy 08-11-12
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    "A moderately good listen"
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    Initially, I thought I'd chosen a dud. It took a little while to get into the story, but it did ultimately engage me and overall, I enjoyed it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Houston mom 07-23-12
    Houston mom 07-23-12 Listener Since 2005

    I love witty, fast-paced books that keep you turning the page.

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    I generally love Nora Roberts' books, but I couldn't wait for this one to get over. I enjoyed learning about horse racing and their owners, but never really invested in the characters. The narrator used a high pitched 'girly' voice for the main character that was especially grating. I like Nora's strong women-- this one came off as stupid and weak in comparison.

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    Rebecca Clyde, MI, United States 12-16-12
    Rebecca Clyde, MI, United States 12-16-12
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    The story was OK at the beginning, but got boring about 3/4 of the way through. There was too much about the ins and outs of horse racing, but I could have finished the story if it wasn't for the narrator. Not only was her voice annoying, but she kept pronouncing words incorrectly. She kept saying "show-der" instead of shoulder and "so-ger" for soldier. There were other words she got wrong as well, which distracted from the story. I found myself constantly wanting to correct her. I would recommend reading this book yourself, instead of listening to the audiobook.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    susan 06-19-11
    susan 06-19-11
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    "worth the time to read"

    This book is very well written. I could not put the book down at times. I would highly recommend

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    Jeannie 09-19-16
    Jeannie 09-19-16 Member Since 2014
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    was a little bit predictable a couple of times as well as unpredictable for the most part. all in all I loved the story and would recommend it to everyone.

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    Danielle S. 07-23-16
    Danielle S. 07-23-16 Member Since 2015
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    LOVED this book!!! definitely one of the best I've read in awhile. A book that actually wasn't completely predictable for once!

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    wild_childsue 07-14-16 Member Since 2013
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    "love it!"

    True Nora Roberts. I even liked the Narrator. :D Romance, Mystery, Horses, Illegal activies! Who could ask for anything more?

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    Dwilliams 06-13-16
    Dwilliams 06-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book"

    When you read other authors and then come back to Nora Roberts, you realize how extremely talented she is. This would make a great series. I hope she does it.

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