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Robin Crabb Gonzales

New Mexico, USA
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  • Rescued by a Highlander

  • Clan Grant, Book 1
  • By: Keira Montclair
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 748
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 686
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 683

Forced into a betrothal to a man she hates, her only way out is to escape to a convent. Laird Alexander Grant is honor bound to rescue Maddie after seeing the bruises on her face. What he doesn't realize is that once he holds the beaten lass in his arms, his heart will never be the same. He vows revenge for the abuse she was forced to endure and yearns to make the sweet woman with an iron will his, but can he help her fight the demons in her mind left behind by her abusers' horrid treatment?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Respectful Handling of a Touching Story

  • By Kindle Customer on 11-07-14

Bittersweet

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

Reviewed: 09-22-18

Loved how gentle he was with her. Only frustration was it seemed as if the story lagged. I was invested in the story & wanted the answers, just took forever to get to them.

  • The Escape: Survivor's Club, Book 3

  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 788
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 725
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 721

After surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper is struggling to move on, his body and spirit in need of a healing touch. Never does Ben imagine that hope will come in the form of a beautiful woman who has seen her own share of suffering. After the lingering death of her husband, Samantha McKay is at the mercy of her oppressive in-laws - until she plots an escape to distant Wales to claim a house she has inherited. Being a gentleman, Ben insists that he escort her on the fateful journey.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A lovely escape

  • By Kimberly on 07-03-14

I get it!

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

I was once very active… marching band, raised 5 kids & more. Within a span of 3 years, I went from fine to being in a wheelchair. Now, the kids are adults/tens involved in football & more. Live AND love go on when we refuse to give up or give in❣❣

  • The Perfect Match

  • The Blue Heron Series, Book 2
  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 902
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 826
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823

Honor Holland has just been unceremoniously rejected by her lifelong crush. And now - a mere three weeks later - Mr. Perfect is engaged to her best friend. But resilient, reliable Honor is going to pick herself up, dust herself off, and get back out there… or she would if dating in Manningsport, New York, population 715, wasn't easier said than done.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another perfect story from Kristan Higgins

  • By Pixie Mom on 01-16-14

Heart wrenching

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

Reviewed: 09-10-18

Loved this book❣We have our neice after her mother lost all her rights. She still thinks she's perfect. :-( I look forward & hope one day she'll accept me as her mom just as Tom longed to be a dad. :-)

  • The Next Best Thing

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 404
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 382
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 382

Lucy Lang isn't looking for fireworks. She's looking for a nice, decent man. Someone who'll mow the lawn, flip chicken on the barbecue, teach their future children to play soccer. But most important: someone who won't inspire the slightest stirring in her heart - or anywhere else. A young widow, Lucy can't risk that kind of loss again. But sharing her life with a cat named Fat Mikey and the Black Widows at the family bakery isn't enough either.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The angst lasted forever!

  • By bebe on 05-09-17

4* only because of Narrator

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

Past is History
Future isn't Promised
Today… chose to LIVE!

I'm ambivalent about the story. I get pain & death...dad committed suicide. It still saddens me. But she takes it to martyrdom levels! These women take pride in it. They need counseling for real. Smh!

  • The Arrangement

  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,209
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,099
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,105

Desperate to escape his mother's matchmaking, Vincent Hunt, Viscount Darleigh, flees to a remote country village. But even there, another marital trap is sprung. So when Miss Sophia Fry's intervention on his behalf finds her unceremoniously booted from her guardian's home, Vincent is compelled to act. He may have been blinded in battle, but he can see a solution to both their problems: marriage. At first, quiet, unassuming Sophia rejects Vincent's proposal. But when such a gloriously handsome man persuades her that he needs a wife of his own choosing as much as she needs protection from destitution, she agrees.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Finally! A love based on substance and not looks

  • By Cam on 06-14-16

Sweet

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

I love how she was able to come up with ideas & ways to make him able to be more independent. :-)

  • Too Good to Be True

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 543
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 539

When Grace Emerson's ex-fiancé starts dating her younger sister, extreme measures are called for. To keep everyone from obsessing about her love life, Grace announces that she's seeing someone. Someone wonderful. Someone handsome. Someone completely made up. Who is this Mr. Right? Someone - exactly unlike her renegade neighbor, Callahan O'Shea. Well, someone with his looks, maybe. His hot body. His knife-sharp sense of humor. His smarts and big heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great accident!

  • By ToddJohnsLawOffices on 01-23-16

Angus McFangus :-D

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

There wasn't much at all from/about Cal, so I couldn't form a strong connection with him. However, the story worked well being mostly from/about Grace. Very nice & satisfying. :-)

  • You and Only You

  • Blessings, Georgia Series #1
  • By: Sharon Sala
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

Mike Dalton has secretly loved LilyAnn Bronte since they were children together in the small town of Blessings, Georgia. But one fateful day, T. J. Lachlan roars into town and starts showering LilyAnn with his charm, and Mike feels his dream of them being more than friends slipping away. LilyAnn, as anyone in Blessings will tell you, let herself go after her fiancé was killed in Iraq. The attention of the handsome new guy shocks her into a revelation: She's ready to live again, and maybe the best is yet to come.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It was a great story

  • By Victoria on 10-12-18

Read out of order

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

Reviewed: 09-02-18

Although, I read this out of order by a couple of books, the series is written perfectly so that each is it's own sweet treat. :-)

  • The Color of Love

  • Blessings, Georgia Series, Book 5
  • By: Sharon Sala
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Welcome to Blessings, Georgia, the small town with a big heart! Anyone from a small town can tell you that gossip never stays quiet for long. The biggest news lately is Ruby Dye: she's been receiving gifts from a secret admirer. But Ruby isn't sure she can trust this newfound happiness. Nobody knows the dark secrets she keeps about her life before she arrived in Blessings. Is this the beginning of a would-be romance, or is she the target of something more sinister? Everyone admires Ruby and her determination to do the right thing, especially local lawyer "Peanut" Butterman. He's finally ready to tell her how he feels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet

  • By Robin Crabb Gonzales on 09-02-18

Sweet

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

Reviewed: 09-02-18

I just realized last night that none of the books in this series has cursing in it, nor graphic sex. It's not your traditional boring christian romance either. :-)

  • I'll Stand by You

  • By: Sharon Sala
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114

Dori Grant is no stranger to hardship. As a young single mother in the gossip-fueled town of Blessings, Georgia, she's weathered the storm of small-town disapproval most of her life. But when Dori loses everything within the span of an evening, she realizes she has no choice but to turn to her neighbors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Excellent book by Sharon Sala

  • By lisa m christianson on 06-05-15

Adorable ;-) :-D

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

Reviewed: 08-31-18

Such a sweet romance. <3 I often hate books that seem to be in the insta love category. This is different in that it wasn't all about lust & sex but more about taking a leap of faith to build up on a solid foundation of family. Loved!

  • Relatively Risky

  • The Big Uneasy
  • By: Pauline Baird Jones
  • Narrated by: Kevin Scollin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10

When an aspiring illustrator attracts the attention of a New Orleans mob family, and secrets long hidden are unearthed from the past, a handsome homicide detective may be her only chance of surviving the Big Easy. The oldest of thirteen, Alex Baker does two things: he solves murders and avoids children. Until the day Nell Whitby foils a carjacking, knocks Alex off his feet and turns his life upside down.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • NOT a Romance

  • By Robin Crabb Gonzales on 08-30-18

NOT a Romance

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

Reviewed: 08-30-18

If meeting 1 day, sharing a goodnight kiss after a horrible day and then heading to lunch at the very end of a book is your idea of romance then this is for you. Otherwise, fans of the show 24 will enjoy this cop/mystery.