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  • The Haunting of Castle Dune: A Novella

  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Eleanor Ackard always knows the right thing to do to help her patients when it comes to their relationships, but when an almost-vacation with her immature boyfriend makes it clear that she needs to take her own advice, she rethinks her plans and sets off on a solo vacation to Scotland. But when a boat tour ends up with her stranded inside a haunted castle, Eleanor is faced with the opportunity to change history. Thrilled to escape her mundane routine for just a little while, she jumps at the chance, never expecting for a moment that it’s her heart that is as likely to change as history. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Something new

  • By Sam on 12-23-18

Bethany and Lily did it again!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-19-18

Loved the book when I read it. Lily’s audible version was even better.

The story was a little different in we had ghosts and it wasn’t Morna’s immediate family but the structure of the story followed what I’ve come to expect.

Morna’s quest to save a haunted castle has our heroine going back in time. Eleanor thought she’d go back, complete her mission, return home. Well you’ll have to listen to see what happens. You won’t be disappointed.

Lily does a fabulous job with the voices and the accents. It always amazes me how her reading sections of the book give me a different feel than when I read the book.

Add this to your audible list. You won’t be disappointed!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Love Beyond Wanting

  • A Scottish Time Travel Romance (Morna's Legacy Series, Volume 10)
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 57

After surviving a fire that almost killed her, Kate worked hard to rebuild her life post-amputation. She knows her own strength. In life and in work, she never backs down from a challenge. But when she travels into the past to be with her sister, she meets a man who forces her to face truths about herself she'd rather avoid - that when it comes to love, nothing terrifies her more.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Winner

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-02-18

Did not leave me wanting!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-07-18

Having read the book I find it interesting to see how scenes play out differently when it’s audible. Lily did a great job with the various voices, especially the male characters. Her emphasis on the interaction between the male and female characters was believable.

Bethany has done it again with interesting characters and story. We’ve come to expect a happy ending but it’s always nice to get one.

Lily gets better with each book. Making us believe in the characters, time travel, love!

I highly recommend this audible book and the entire series!

  • Love Beyond Words: A Scottish Time Travel Romance

  • Book 9 of Morna's Legacy Series
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111

Laurel's life bears no resemblance to the love stories she writes. While handsome heroes are easy to imagine, they're much more difficult to find. Years of bad dates with creepy men have left her feeling cynical toward all things related to love. When she and her best friend find themselves caught up in Morna's meddling magic and are transported to 17th-century Scotland, Laurel meets a man who threatens to change her attitude toward matters of the heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I couldn't stop listening!

  • By vivian on 03-19-18

Great job!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-18-18

Truly enjoyed the audible version. I had read the book but hearing it on audible was such a joy. Lily gave the characters new life. This book has several male characters and Lily did an awesome job with the changes in voice to match the character. The story was great and of course a HEA. Anyone who enjoys romance and time travel will love this audible version.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Morna's Magic & Mistletoe: A Scottish Time-Travel Romance

  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 89

Kenna McMillan would do anything for her grandchildren. She would even accompany one of them hundreds of years into the future for a week of Christmas celebrations with the old witch Morna, just to make him smile. But unexpected guests at the inn upend all of their holiday plans. As she learns more about her new acquaintance, she starts to wonder if her week away might take a romantic turn.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lorna's Magic& Mistletoe

  • By D.Wedell on 04-05-18

Lily Collingwood does it again! GREAT!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-16-17

I read the book but truly love the way Lily brings the characters to life. She is amazing at going from and American accent to a Scottish accent with ease. This story in addition to male and female characters had two children a male and a female. She was able to make both voices very different. Now to the story, I read the book and loved it, but also love the reading of it. As usual Lily emphasized scenes differently then I saw them in my mind as I was reading the books....

If you're a little older, like me, you'll enjoy the main characters being a little older than in most love stories. Also, Scotland sounds lovely at Christmas... Maybe next year....

I received an advance copy for an honest review. I loved the way Lily did the book and highly recommend you purchase this book.... or take advantage of the Audible Free Trial and listen to it for FREE!

  • Naura

  • Enigma, Book 2
  • By: Ditter Kellen
  • Narrated by: Johnny Mack
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

As a Bracadyte Princess, Naura is forbidden to visit the surface. Until an explosion near her home in Aukrabah leaves her injured and in the arms of a land walker named Anthony Vaughn. Recognizing him as her mate, Naura will stop at nothing to be with Tony. Even if it means her life. Anthony Vaughn doesn't exist. Having his family tortured before his eyes, and his past erased by the CIA, he no longer has a soul. The last thing he wants or needs is the responsibility of protecting the beautifully naïve, Naura from a ruthless government that wants her head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fixing a broken soul is harder than you think!

  • By ABR-Penelope on 10-12-17

You’ll be hooked! Just give them a try.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-24-17

Just finished the second book and the plot is even more interesting and exciting. Love a story that has strong characters as this books does. The love of family and mates is hopeful.

The threat of the humans and aliens is ever in the background and the politics, who can really be trusted. Can’t wait to start the next book and see how they find a cure for the virus.

I’m sure the next love story will be just as intense.

  • Love Beyond Reach

  • Morna's Legacy Series, Book 8
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 154

All Morna Conall wants is freedom - freedom to practice and learn about the magic inside her. Perhaps then her world wouldn't feel so small. When she finds the spell books and journals of an old mentor, Morna believes she's found the key to her happiness, but when she crosses paths with an injured man in need of help, her plans are derailed. As she spends more time with the strange but alluring man, her dreams change. Maybe magic isn't the only thing capable of expanding her world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great!

  • By Kindle Customer on 06-01-18

Lily brings the book to life

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-20-17

Would you listen to Love Beyond Reach again? Why?

Yes, I would listen to the book again just to hear Lily and the way she brings the characters to life.

What did you like best about this story?

It was interesting to find out the story of Morna and Jerry. Their love is awesome but knowing how it came to be was enjoyable.

Which scene was your favorite?

It's hard to pick a favorite scene, perhaps when Morna finally realizes she is meant to be with Jerry in the future.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me laugh and it made me cry. Grier was such a horrible person and Lily made her more vivid than I did when I read the book. I cried as members of the family died. I cried as Morna felt she's lost her true love. But in the end I cried knowing all would be well.

Any additional comments?

I've read and listed to all the books in this series. When I read the book I envision the characters one way, but sometimes when Lily reads the book I see them in a completely different way and I like that. The way she creates tension in a scene is amazing. I love the way she glides effortlessly from one character to the other.

If you don't like to read books then listening to Lily tell the story is as good as it gets!

  • A McMillan Christmas

  • Morna's Legacy Series, Book 7.5
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

When the worst snowstorm of the century hits the Scottish Highlands just in time for the Christmas holiday, Harper knows she must seek shelter from the storm. With her grandparents' home still hours away and the roads growing more hazardous by the minute, she is left with no choice but to take refuge in the one place she swore to never return - McMillan Castle - the home of the only man to ever break her heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Second chance for romance

  • By Rhonda on 03-29-17

Lovely Christmas story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-05-17

This series of books holds a special place in my heart. They join love, time travel, family, and just things that make you feel good about people.

Lily Collingworth does a fabulous job of brining the book to life. I read the book and had my idea of things in my mind but Lily's telling of the story really gave the character LIFE!

A new McMillan is introduced. A new love story and new magic for Morna.

If you're not sure about time travel love stories this book is a good place to start the series. It will make you want to go back and meet all the other characters in the previous books.

I received a free copy of the audio book but would have purchased it anyway. I love the story and narration just that much.

I highly recommend this book and the series.

  • Love Beyond Belief

  • Morna's Legacy Series, Book 7
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

The best surprises are the ones you never see coming. All Sydney Pearce needs is a change -something to end the stress and chaos of running her grandmother's old restaurant. Maybe then her life will finally start. When she receives a job offer to serve as chef at a castle resort in Scotland, she gets her wish and happily leaves the restaurant to begin a new chapter in her life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Glimpses of Past and Present

  • By ecocat on 12-09-16

Book seven rocks

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-23-16

Truly enjoyed listening to the book Lilly does an awesome job with the various voices. I enjoy how each of Bethany's books introduce new characters while keeping us in touch with characters from previous book.

The way the time travel is handled in the books is a bit different this time but I like it and wonder how the new character will handle their love and the time travel.

I look forward to the next book in the series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Love Beyond Dreams

  • Morna's Legacy Series, Book 6
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111

Gillian Wright dreams of the same man every night - his kind eyes and gentle smile as familiar to her now as her own reflection. She looks forward to her nights spent with him, but when she starts to hear his voice in the winds around Cagair Castle, she can't help but wonder if he's more than a figment of her imagination.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Beyond Dreams

  • By T.G on 03-20-18

Dreams do come true! Love this book and the series!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-22-16

I loved the story in this book. More time travel more hot men but enough of a twist to keep it interesting.

The narrator is AWESOME! I especially love when she does the voice of the youngest character Cooper.

The thing I like about these books is each can stand on its own. True there is mention of characters from other books in the series but they are not required for the reader to enjoy this book.

Each book brings new characters while mentioning others from other books. So if you read this first you won't be totally lost but, it will make you want to go back and read the others to find out about other characters.

Even if you are not a time travel fan this book has enough romance to keep you happy.

You won't go wrong reading this book and the series. I'm looking forward to the next book.

Enjoy!

  • Love Beyond Compare

  • Morna's Legacy Series, Book 5
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142

Jane Mitchell has many dreams for her life, but living in the 17th century was never one of them. Unknowingly transported through time by the meddling witch Morna, Jane chooses to stay in the past so she can remain in her beloved nephew's life. Castle life doesn't really suit her, and Jane quickly finds that her love for her family isn't enough to fill her hungry soul. Eager for purpose, she takes work at the village inn. One frigid evening, she takes in the most infuriating man she's ever met.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Step into a Dream!

  • By SHERRY T HOLTON on 08-17-16

Loved it even more as an audible book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-16

Truly enjoyed it better on audible than I did when I read the book. The narrator brings the characters to life much clearer than my imagination as I read. Each book is better than the last. I love the introduction of new characters and their stories while keeping some characters from the others books.

If the next book is available as an audible book I'm downloading it after I finish this review. If not I'll read the next book in the series again.