The first time wealthy rancher Ryan Kendrick sees Bethany Coulter, he falls in love. She shares his passion for horses and can light up a room with her smile. She is perfect in every way - except a riding accident years ago has confined her to a wheelchair. Bethany is convinced that she will never marry or bear children. Now Ryan wants to change her mind. As Ryan tries to win Bethany's trust and her heart, he must use all his resources to learn how to care for her. Phantom Waltz is a truly heartwarming work that portrays both physical challenges and emotional triumphs.
Catherine Anderson has won nine consecutive KISS Awards for her books. A New York Times best-selling author, she never fails to create characters that capture listeners' hearts.
©2000 Catherine Anderson; (P)2002 Recorded Books
"Although some readers may be hesitant to read a romance involving such a major physical disability, Anderson makes it not only plausible (with seemingly good research to back her story up) but romantic through and through." (Publishers Weekly)
"Anderson comes up with another winner by deftly blending sweetness and sensuality in a poignantly written story that proves true love can overcome any boundary." (Booklist)
A lovely story if you just want to listen to LOVE. Nothing more and nothing less. I have enjoyed it after listening to a few very heavy books. This one was Pure Relaxation.
The voice of the Narrator just belongs to story, a great combination.
Catherine Anderson has a special way of making you fall in love with her characters. Each story is written so well and with such amazing detail. I love the way she moves the story along, not spending too much time on the insignificant situations and really elaborating on all the special ones. The Kendrick/Coulter Series is one of my most favorites of all time!
Sweet and pure! This is the right book to listen after a hard day , so romantic and peaceful that you could listen all night long. The narrator only makes it more enjoyable, just the perfect voice for the storie. If you are looking for something to relax your mind it is the one.
Ryan is just that kind of man that every woman wants for a husband, he moves earth and heaven to make Bethania's life wonderful, even having such a major physical disability.
I enjoy Catherine Anderson's stories, and will read others; but I stopped listening to this one a little over half-way through. Why? The 'love scenes' became so clinical, you'd think that her gynecologist was talking to her instead of her lover. If I wanted a textbook, I would have ordered one. The general story idea is excellent; but I honestly believe it could have been handled much better.
If the author had made the story less clinical, I would have at least finished it.
YES This is such a sweet love story and how 2 people learn to live with adversity.
When she was able to ride her horse again to feel somewhat normal.
Would have liked to had that much time in one sitting.
Great read that had all the human emotions involved in a couple finding happiness.
This story will all of you who love a very good lovestory with ordinary people enjoy to the fullest. I found the hero to be the most adorable man and his lady a shy, romantic girl who life so fare hadn't been very good to. I listened to the book all in one go, and thankfully it was a Saturday :-)
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