Wedding Ring was a reread for me, and I am so pleased I chose to do so by the audiobook version. I loved it the first time I read it, and totally fell..Show More » in love with the characters and story line all over again as I listened to it. To be honest I had forgotten many details of the story - I just carried the general feel of the story with me. Now I have a refreshed memory of it!
Isabel Keating does a fabulous job in the narration. I loved her Helen voice and the way she just totally brought her to life for me. Whenever I thought of this book I remembered the opening scene when Helen was holed up in her house and her daughter Nancy and grand daughter Tessa were trying to get in. Wonderful scene.
The story follows the lives of these three remarkable women. We are taken back in time to Helen's early life and see where she came from and her joys and sorrows. We are also taken back in time to Nancy's earlier times too.
As the story develops changes happen for all three women, and they are bonded together in ways they would not have thought of earlier.
It is with this series I began my obsession with quilting, Helen is an expert quilter and I just wish she was a real live actual person and I'd love to go see her quilts. I loved the way her daughter Nancy, helped her see the value in what she had done.
In short - love, love, loved it all. Guess who will be revisiting the whole series via audiobook!
It wasn't my favorite book in the series. The historical story of John Wilkes Booth had me more engaged than the manage et toi between exhusband and ..Show More »professor. But for a chance to get back with my favorite characters from this series I still loved it. That said I do spend a lot of time listening to audible books and I love this narrators accents, childrens, adults and teen voices it was a good performance.