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  • Montana Promise

  • McCutcheon Family Series, Book 10
  • By: Caroline Fyffe
  • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 50

Montana Territory, 1887.

Luke McCutcheon and his twelve-year-old son set out to attend a family friend's wedding, hoping for some rest and relaxation. After arriving in the tiny mountain....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I really enjoyed this one.

  • By Kristin Howard on 02-17-18

This book is exciting and heartfelt; I loved it!

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

Reviewed: 01-03-18

If you could sum up Montana Promise in three words, what would they be?

Intense, intrigue, dedication...

What did you like best about this story?

The show of integrity and honesty among the ranch hands toward Luke. Our manly-man with a tender heart who is loved by all of Y-Knot and the McCutcheon’s, is this storyline. The writing is exceptional which makes the audible excellent.

Have you listened to any of Corey M. Snow’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have enjoyed Corey Snow's auditory before and is one reason I wanted to hear Montana Promise. He is excellent!

If you could rename Montana Promise, what would you call it?

Montana Promise and More

Any additional comments?

Luke has always been "my man" in the McCutcheon series but, the other fan I have is Francis. He was so young in the first books and I've loved how he has matured throughout the stories. He has become Luke's right-hand man. Now he has found love. It is a great read!

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  • Where Wind Meets Wave

  • A Prairie Hearts Novel, Volume 6
  • By: Caroline Fyffe
  • Narrated by: Cody Roberts
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 99

Learning that his saloon-girl mother has known all along who sired him, Jake takes his fate into his own hands and travels away from the only family he's ever known. Unaware of what awaits him at the end of his train ride, Jake discovers not only a dying father, but a surprise that will change his life forever. More is on the line than returning to Logan Meadows, where Daisy Smith awaits the wedding he's promised.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where Wind Meets Wave: A Prairie Hearts Novel

  • By AnnieS on 11-19-16

With the heart of a lion, Jake finds his family..

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

Reviewed: 12-03-16

If you could sum up Where Wind Meets Wave in three words, what would they be?

Absolutely loved it!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jake, of course. The audible feels like you get to know his true character and his soul. He found the father he didn't know, he now had a real last name, he has sisters he didn't know about and with his marriage to Daisy, a new life. I could hear his happiness and character as a man while taking on new responsibilities.

What about Cody Roberts’s performance did you like?

Excellent narration! His voice adds real emotion and sincerity to the book itself. I loved hearing the voice of Jake and the sweetness of Daisy. His inflections gave more meaning to the storyline. I could listen to the book again (and probably will).

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

My reactions went from smiles, laughing and feeling good, to the depth of the grip in my chest when Jake rescued Dalton. Then I had to wipe my eyes when sweet Adaline took her spot in the pew at the wedding. She and Courtney will make perfect new citizens in Logan Meadows.

Any additional comments?

The voice of Jake at the end of the book was perfect; "may your horse always be fast, your steak hot and juicy and your bed soft, and may all your dreams come true." Then the sweet voice of Daisy trying to get his attention. They are now newly weds. Got my Kleenex once again.

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  • Every Beat of My Heart: The Sullivans (Wedding Novella)

  • By: Bella Andre
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,202
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,048
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,052

You are cordially invited to a very special wedding.... What do you get when two Sullivans pick the same wedding date? Two super-sexy grooms. Two beautiful brides. Two very unconventional (four-legged and furry) ring bearers. And Sullivans from around the word coming together to celebrate vows of forever with auto mogul Zach Sullivan and dog trainer Heather Linsey - and pro baseball star Ryan Sullivan and sculptor Vicki Bennett.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely love this book!

  • By Connie E. Wilhelm on 07-20-16

Grand review of the Sullivan Family.

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

Reviewed: 09-05-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Having read the books covering the Sullivan Family, this is a wonderful way to "see" how they are doing and feel you meet the family tree. I enjoyed it!

What other book might you compare Every Beat of My Heart: The Sullivans (Wedding Novella) to and why?

It brought to mind the very first book I read about Marcus. My first thought was "Wow" and I went on to read them as they were published. Each had their story and every book was special. You can't compare children and you can't compare family stories because each has a different place in my library while still being called a Sullivan.

Which character – as performed by Eva Kaminsky – was your favorite?

It's a toss up on whether it is Mary, the patriarch/mother, or Marcus as the oldest brother who helped "raise" the siblings and now both together marry each couple as they begin a life as their own family.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Absolutely! I listened to the book, rewound it to the dancing at the wedding and listened to it again. I loved the tender conversation between Mary and her brother-in-law, William, as they talk about the lives they have lived and then there is a baby born. Nice touch.

Any additional comments?

Because I've read these books over several years, I enjoyed the audible even more once I had the family tree in front of me. I'm one of the senior fans and it was like seeing the books and stories all over again as the narrator, Eva Kaminsky, talked about them. This was like listening to a Prologue and was a special experience.

  • Whispers on the Wind

  • A Prairie Hearts Novel, Book 5
  • By: Caroline Fyffe
  • Narrated by: John Glouchevitch
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161

Tabitha Canterbury came to Logan Meadows with one goal: to open the bookshop she's always dreamed of having. In a town full of illiterate cowboys, though, making the Storybook Lodge a success is easier said than done. And things get more complicated when the saloon next door gets a new co-owner and Tabitha finds herself falling for the wrong sort of man....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rich wonderful story that pulls you in. LOVED IT

  • By Cyn on 09-24-16

Another amazing storyline from this author...

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

Reviewed: 09-04-16

Would you listen to Whispers on the Wind again? Why?

Every time I re-read a book, I see something new. It is the same with audible books. Just today I heard a couple things that I had forgotten and they added to the story. Listening to this book puts me in a quiet comfort zone and lets me "feel" the way it was in the little book store and living in Logan Meadows. I could listen to this book again next week and hear a new conversation that I forgot.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Tabitha is my favorite. I enjoy watching a strong woman "grow" in a book. She knows what she wants and works hard to accomplish it. I also could "feel" her loneliness because there was no one to put their arms around her and she was considered a spinster. Her heart going out to her friend, Daisy, and how she wanted to help her have a better life.

What about John Glouchevitch’s performance did you like?

Amazing!!! That is the word for it. The Irish lilt he needed for the Deputy was perfect. A touch of proper English and the Old Boston Propriety tone was excellent. Some voices can put you to sleep but not this narrators voice. He kept the absolutely perfect tone for each character throughout the book.

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

I smiled often at the antics of Mrs. Hollyhock. The deep voice of Hunter Wade made me feel emotion and I wanted to cheer him up and help him learn to read. The lives and events of the Chinese family and the little daughter brought on the tears. How could anyone hurt a sweet little girl like her. In the end I wanted to yell "gotcha" when Tabitha broke the guys arm.

Any additional comments?

I'm in love with Hunter Wade! I suppose that brings suspect to my character but his name suggests a strong man of great charisma. This author managed to bring many of the characters of former books right into the storyline and renew our acquaintance, so to speak. It can be read as a stand-alone but makes it more interesting if you start off with Book One.

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  • Texas Lonesome

  • McCutcheon Family Series, Book 8
  • By: Caroline Fyffe
  • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 131

Dustin McCutcheon gets the surprise of his life when he comes face-to-face with Sidney Calhoun, the spitfire offspring of his father's worst adversary. The whole of Texas knows that McCutcheons and Calhouns just don't mix. Period. Yet Dustin is drawn to Sidney. The stirrings of attraction she brings out leave him with a serious decision to make: break the hearts of his family - or break his own. Neither choice is palatable....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Series....

  • By Brandy Blackerby on 05-02-16

One McCutcheon isn't lonesome anymore....

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

Reviewed: 04-30-16

Where does Texas Lonesome rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This audible ranks right up there with the top stories and narration. Corey Snow gives the book "life" with inflection and sincerity. He can make you smile with the story and shed a tear when tragedy strikes.

What other book might you compare Texas Lonesome to and why?

Montana Dawn is excellent; you have to love Luke and Faith. Or, if you are a fan of Mail Order Bride books, you can't miss with Kathryn who meets the love of her life when Tobit takes a bride.

Which character – as performed by Corey M. Snow – was your favorite?

Dustin McCutcheon without a doubt is done to perfection by this narrator. Corey Snow gives voice to both men and women but the deep voice of Dustin makes you realize he is the man you can fall in love with. When he talks to Sidney, you feel his love and sincerity.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Absolutely a book you don't want to put down. I confess, I was listening to this story late into the night. Listening to audible holds your interest and gives life to the characters.

Any additional comments?

Whether you read this book and/or listen to the story via audible, this genre holds your interest. A Caroline Fyffe book always gives heart and meaning to the old west. This book is no exception; you want to meet the McCutcheons of Texas.

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  • Broken Angel

  • Unconventional Series, Book 2
  • By: Verna Clay
  • Narrated by: Amy Gramour
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Luke Samson is a successful writer at the youthful age of 25. His life is going along as planned and he has no desire to marry for at least a few years. While dining in a Dallas restaurant, he overhears an intriguing conversation and receives his first look at Angel St. Clair, a woman who will forever change his carefully laid plans. Although she has been blessed with angelic beauty, her heart is shattered. Can Luke not only mend, but completely restore this broken woman?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The healing powers of love and understanding...

  • By Dorothy on 09-18-15

The healing powers of love and understanding...

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

Reviewed: 09-18-15

If you could sum up Broken Angel in three words, what would they be?

Confessions - understanding - healing

What was one of the most memorable moments of Broken Angel?

The scene of the annual trek to the graves of loved ones was written with so much heart and love that the tears flowed and I cried. It's an unbelievable scene with moments that I felt deep inside me.

Which scene was your favorite?

Other than the most memorable moments of the book, the scene where Abby has her heart to heart talk with Angel while sitting in the privacy of Angel's bedroom was a favorite. Only the understanding and comfort from one woman to another could bring them so close that a Mother/daughter type love bound them forever.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The telling about Abby's love for "her baby" Ty and how his loss affected her. In the first book, this event brought lots of tears so the reiteration of Ty dying reminded me how this author really knows how to put feeling into her books.

Any additional comments?

I totally enjoy the family feeling in this series. Luke's kindness and his dedication to his Father and Ma Abby makes this story what it is.

  • Cry of the West: Hallie

  • Finding Home Series, Book 1
  • By: Verna Clay
  • Narrated by: Crystal Sershen
  • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

In Cry of the West , recently widowed Hallie Wells is facing a difficult situation. The sudden demise of her husband after selling their farm and just about everything they owned to travel west on the Oregon Trail, has left her stranded with an eight year old son. Dare she ask Cooper Jerome, recently returned from the War of the States, if he would put his life on hold for, say, five months to drive her wagon; and that doesn't include his return trip. At this point, she's out of options.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wagons Ho!

  • By Lady M on 09-18-13

It's a great story.....

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

Reviewed: 09-17-15

What made the experience of listening to Cry of the West: Hallie the most enjoyable?

The audible gave the story greater "feeling" than just reading. I confess, I read while I listen and get the full value of the story-line. The storyteller made the book even better. I felt like crying when Cooper left Hallie behind.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Cry of the West: Hallie?

After long enduring months of travel, the Wagon Train finally reached Oregon City. The cabin is built for Hallie and Tim but Cooper left them and I felt heartsick. The trials of the trail were difficult but made that little group a family. Now Hallie and Tim were alone.

Which scene was your favorite?

I loved the little Indian child. When Hallie found him hiding in the wagon, it was such a sweet moment. She cared for him; he ate, dressed in little Tim's clothes and she hugged him as if he belonged to her.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I loved it that Hallie helped little Walking Tall escape the Wagon Train to find his own way home to his family. Well written!

Any additional comments?

The narration gave the author's words further meaning and I loved it.

  • Painted Montana Sky

  • By: Debra Holland
  • Narrated by: Lara Asmundson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95

In 1894, Lily Maxwell, aspiring painter, travels to Sweetwater Springs, Montana, with her precious cocker spaniel to work on an artistic project that could launch her career. After Tyler rescues Lily's dog from being swept away by the river, Lily develops a friendship with him. Yet the two of them dare not give in to their feelings for each other. Can these lonely souls find their hearts' desires under the majestic Montana Sky?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonder addition to this series LOVED IT!

  • By Cyn on 07-24-15

Lily painted the beauty of Montana....

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

Reviewed: 09-15-15

Would you consider the audio edition of Painted Montana Sky to be better than the print version?

The audio version brought to life the book itself. The descriptions of the sky and flowers seemed to become alive with audio. Also, the people in the story seem more real when listening to the book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Painted Montana Sky?

The brush with drowning for the little dog was gripping. However, when Tyler borrowed a cart with a small horse for Lily to use, it made me love Tyler.

Which scene was your favorite?

The soak in the hot springs after the water mishap was so descriptive that I could actually see the area in my mind and feel the hot water.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Absolutely! I didn't want to take a break for even five minutes.

Any additional comments?

The little boy, Oliver, was such a caring child. Oliver added a lot to the storyline.

  • Moon Over Montana: McCutcheon Family Series, Book 5

  • By: Caroline Fyffe
  • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166

The long-awaited wedding date has finally been set, but when a young Cheyenne woman shows up in the loft of her family's barn, life as Charity McCutcheon knew it is thrust into chaos. Secrets her parents and brother Luke have held now explode, with the power to shake her foundations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THIS IS ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITE BOOKS!!!!

  • By Brandy Blackerby on 08-06-16

A family and adventure that touches the heart...

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

Reviewed: 08-04-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely! This storyline can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone. The writing and editing of the book, as well as the audiobook, is perfect. Having followed the McCutcheon Family since the beginning, this particular event filled book is the reason for such a solid foundation within the brothers and their loving care of Chastity, their "little" sister. Listening to their lives in audio brings even more feeling.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved Brandon's patience and kindness; his love for Chastity and his honor of the law. There is always room in the hearts of the Family for one more person. I also loved the fact that an injured Indian girl was welcome in Luke's home, no questions asked. The book has so many points of interest, it just fills you up.

What does Corey M. Snow bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Feeling, depth of the loving family and heart. His voice inflections are perfect.

Who was the most memorable character of Moon Over Montana: McCutcheon Family Series, Book 5 and why?

Luke! His love and dedication to family without forgetting his heritage is amazing. He is smart and patient without arrogance. I have to mention that I fell in love with Brandon all over again too. What a guy!

Any additional comments?

I'm totally hooked on audiobooks now.

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  • Texas Twilight

  • McCutcheon Family Series, Book 2
  • By: Caroline Fyffe
  • Narrated by: Grant Bolton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 281
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279

Fresh out of medical school, John McCutcheon finds his stagecoach under attack by brutal outlaws. With the help of a feisty acquaintance Lily Anthony, he manages to fend off the assault. Lily is attracted to the charming cowboy-doctor, with his chiseled good looks and teasing ways, then heartbroken to learn he's engaged to be married.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • John Jake McCutcheon's story.

  • By Sherry k on 10-30-14

One adventure after another; all exciting.....

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

Reviewed: 07-20-15

What did you love best about Texas Twilight?

There is never a dull day in Rio Wells, Texas. Lily is traveling with her Aunt Harriet on the same stagecoach as John McCutcheon (of the Montana McCutcheon Family). In this book there are stage robbers, town leaders of questionable character, hard working citizens and young lovers. John graduated from Medical School and comes to town to assume duties while learning the old Doctor hadn't retired at all. I loved the patience John has with those injured and sick as well as the old Aunt that needs his care. The author has a great talent in weaving the rich with the poor people along with the less fortunate with handicaps. I loved Tucker as well as the little white kitten. In the end, I had to bring out the Kleenex and wipe a tear.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The main character of John along with the heartbroken Dustin were both my favorites. The author managed to weave the storyline with both men and I felt sorry for Dustin. It definitely was meant for John to win the girl but I felt sad for Dustin.

Which character – as performed by Grant Bolton – was your favorite?

John was the strong performance. The voice was firm, knowledgeable and Doctor-like. Even when injured, John's character was "the man in charge" sort.....

If you could rename Texas Twilight, what would you call it?

The Wilds of Texas

Any additional comments?

Each book I read or listen to from this author, has a character you want to hug, give your attention and get to know better. It is usually a person who has had to struggle in life and this story was no different. I want to get to know Tucker and see him enjoy success.

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