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  • In Due Time: A Novella

  • Morna's Legacy Series
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

For Jeffrey Oakes, life in the seventeenth century hasn't been the thrilling change of pace he hoped it would be. The lack of power tools, better hygiene, and cold beer has him yearning for the luxuries of his modern-day life. It might all be bearable if he had someone to maneuver the cultural differences and minimal conveniences with-someone with whom he could make a life. But among the Scottish countryside, with women so different from himself, he knows his chances of finding such a woman are small.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a novella in the legacy

  • By Caroline on 04-08-19

Short and Sweet

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

Reviewed: 05-25-16

Would you listen to In Due Time: A Novella again? Why?

Yes, this is another easy listen.

What other book might you compare In Due Time: A Novella to and why?

I don't listen to many romance books so I can't compare it but it follows the same feel as the previous books in the series.

What does Lily Collingwood bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

A good narrator is able to have you follow along without wondering who's character is speaking.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Timeless Love!

Any additional comments?

This story fell a little short for me. I think a longer book would have helped me become more invested in the characters and story. Still overall worth the listen.

  • Love Beyond Measure

  • A Scottish, Time-Traveling Romance, Morna's Legacy Series, Book 4
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 262
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241

Sent to the brink of death by his own brother's blade, Eoghanan McMillan clings to the brief moments he spends in the shadows, watching from afar the beautiful lass he's never met. He spends his time some four centuries after his birth, slowly building his strength so that he may return home, but each glimpse into the woman's life leaves him wanting. He wants nothing more than to know her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Morna has magic; Bethany & Lily have magic too!

  • By vivian on 03-02-16

Morna's at it again!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-16

What made the experience of listening to Love Beyond Measure the most enjoyable?

As per usual, this book is an easy listen. I was a little lost at first with the introduction of the new characters in the very beginning but caught on quickly.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Love Beyond Measure?

Describing my favorite part would give too much away but I will say that it involves Eoghanan asking a question to Cooper and Jeffrey.

What about Lily Collingwood’s performance did you like?

Lily's performance is on as always. I really liked the voice she used for Cooper.

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

I love the importance all of the books put on family.

Any additional comments?

This is another great story from Bethany brought to life by Lily and is a very enjoyable series!!

  • Love Beyond Hope: A Scottish, Time-Traveling Romance

  • Book 3 of Morna's Legacy Series
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 289
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265

Love is the most powerful kind of magic. Baodan McMillan values many things in life: friendship, loyalty, kindness, but certainly not love. After the tragic death of his wife many years ago, he hardened himself to the idea of giving his heart to another. There is only one lass who can thaw his chilly heart, a lass he's never met nor knows of, a lass whose birth won't occur until centuries after his death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By ChrissyD on 09-26-18

Never disappointed!

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

Reviewed: 01-13-16

Would you listen to Love Beyond Hope: A Scottish, Time-Traveling Romance again? Why?

Yes! I really enjoy this series and any good books should be read and re-read!!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Baodan, because it's easy to relate to his character. Everyone has probably felt like him at one point in their life about love.

What about Lily Collingwood’s performance did you like?

She is a good narrator & her voice is pleasant. I feel she continues to get better with each reading.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Never give up on love.

Any additional comments?

This series is definitely worth starting, you won't be disappointed!

  • A Conall Christmas: A Novella

  • Morna's Legacy, Book 2.5
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168

It's Yuletide at Conall Castle. Christmas is quickly approaching, and Adelle is determined to make this Christmas the best one Conall Castle has ever seen, but loneliness haunts her. Love for her daughter sent her into the past, but she'd not expected the isolation she would feel. A former socialite and serial dater, she finds that her current age seems much older in the 17th century than it did in the 21st. She resigns herself to the fact that she will remain single for the rest of her days.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ​A Christmas Short with Ageless Love!

  • By ElizaLeone3 on 01-07-16

A good book to get you in the holiday spirit.

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

Reviewed: 12-17-15

Would you listen to A Conall Christmas: A Novella again? Why?

Yes! I enjoy the series a lot. I think this is a story I would listen to when I wanted to get into the Christmas spirit.

What other book might you compare A Conall Christmas: A Novella to and why?

Not sure, this is my first Scottish time travel romance series so I don't have any other reference points.

What does Lily Collingwood bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Lily gives the characters depth that you might not get when reading it in print. Her character voices allow you to follow along effortlessly. It allows you to get lost into their world more easily.

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

Yes, I found myself changing my opinion of Adelle and rooting for her. I would have to say that at the beginning of this book she was my least favorite character but by the end I felt a lot differently about her.

Any additional comments?

This is the second time I've started out feeling one way about the central character and ended up liking them before I'm done.

  • Love Beyond Reason: A Scottish, Time-Traveling Romance

  • Book 2 of Morna's Legacy Series
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373

It all started with a spell. Arran Conall lives with the consequences of his foolishness daily, his mistakes guiding him into darkness. He had no way to know that his beloved would fall prey to the ancient magic that awaited Blaire on the day he sent her away to marry his brother. Now, the only woman to ever give pause to his philandering ways lives centuries ahead of him, out of reach while still holding on to his heart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable Time-Travel Series ;-)

  • By 🌸DARA on 12-01-15

Another good book!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-15

Would you listen to Love Beyond Reason: A Scottish, Time-Traveling Romance again? Why?

YES!! I listened to the first book right before starting this one in order to brush up on the story again. And will listen to this one again when the next book comes out. This is a very enjoyable series.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Mary is my most favorite character!! I enjoy all of the main characters but she is so feisty you can't help but love her. Hopefully she will get a book devoted just to her!

What about Lily Collingwood’s performance did you like?

She does a great job with consistency. I can always tell which characters are speaking by the accent she uses. It makes it very easy to follow along.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Prepare yourself to fall in love.

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  • Love Beyond Time: A Scottish Time-Traveling Romance

  • Morna's Legacy Series, Book 1
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 937
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 871
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 864

It began nearly 400 years ago. The Conall clan and all their people were murdered in a surprise attack, their beloved castle and all evidence of who destroyed them burned to the ground with their bodies. In the centuries following, archaeologists searched through the ruins looking for any evidence of what or who had caused the untimely demise of such a powerful Scottish clan. All efforts were fruitless until a spell put in place by an ancient Conall ancestor finally began to work its magic.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely and full of Soul!

  • By ElizaLeone3 on 07-27-15

I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

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

Reviewed: 07-15-15

What made the experience of listening to Love Beyond Time: A Scottish Time-Traveling Romance the most enjoyable?

This was my first romance that didn't involve vampires and I really didn't know what to expect. I was afraid it would be sappy and full of heaving bosoms. It wasn't any of that. It was a good solid story that was easy to follow and listen to.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Love Beyond Time: A Scottish Time-Traveling Romance?

There were a few for me but I wouldn't want to spoil the book for anyone. Listen and choose for yourself.

What about Lily Collingwood’s performance did you like?

I thought she did a good job. She was consistent with her character voices and accents so you had a clear idea of who was saying what.

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

I did not have any extreme reactions to the book. I felt like I knew what was coming next. But I NOT in a predictable or boring way. Just that the book flowed so well it was easy to follow along.

Any additional comments?

I can’t say that I loved this book, but I really, really liked it and was entertained from start to finish. I would definately recommend it to someone looking for a new series and an easy listen. I reserve my 5 star ratings to the stories that I absolutely love and couldn’t live without, so that is the only reason it is a 4. But this story is a solid 4 and I don’t think anyone would regret the purchase. I know I will listen to it again.

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