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The Chief Audiobook

The Chief

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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author Monica McCarty transports listeners to the 14th-century Scottish highlands in this dazzling novel. Warrior Tor MacLeod is picked by Robert the Bruce to lead the fight against English rule. Despite Tor’s rigid disposition and devotion to his craft, his new bride is determined to warm his heart.

©2010 Monica McCarty (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Vivien San Francisco, CA, United States 07-11-17
    Vivien San Francisco, CA, United States 07-11-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Complete rubbish!"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    A different author perhaps.


    What about Robert McNab’s performance did you like?

    He read well it was not his fault that the book is so poorly written. If you like trashy, romantic novels then you might like this book, otherwise it offers nothing else.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    No


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    Amazon Customer 02-06-17 Member Since 2016
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    "great book"

    such a great book based in truth with historical accuracy. its impossible not to fall in love with the characters and ride out the whole series

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    Me 02-01-17
    Me 02-01-17
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    "Skip the book"

    I couldn't even get through the first chapter because the narrator was so awful. I ended up returning the book

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    Jennifer Keith 01-07-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Pretty good"

    I liked the main guy but the girl was sometimes just too dumb in many cases. The narrator was great tho!! 2 thumbs up!

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    tonyaanndavis 12-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Highland Guard"

    Loved it i couldn't put it down.Enjoyed every minute cant wait till the next one.

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    DAWN WATERTOWN, WI, United States 12-18-16
    DAWN WATERTOWN, WI, United States 12-18-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Highland Masculinity defined"

    The story had a very slow start and I almost stopped reading it. However I gave it another chance which the story began to move. The Highland Hero, and the Lass come together and apart throughout the story. I will go on to read the next book in this series.

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    Amazon Customer 11-18-16 Member Since 2014
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    "ughhhh"
    What disappointed you about The Chief?

    The female lead was just too stupid to live. It had potential with the other characters but <br/>could not even finish the book.


    Has The Chief turned you off from other books in this genre?

    no - just this writer


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    ridiculous


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    regency romance reader 11-17-16 Member Since 2017
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    "I will read but not listen"

    I like the description of this book, but having an English narrator was too much. I did had to rate the book because I have yet read it I am not sure what my rating will be. I gave a three not to discourage others who do not share my opinion I do not think a book about the Scottish battles against the English should be narrated by someone with an English accent.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 10-23-16

    I am a real listener with almost 500 books in my library - none were given to me in exchange for my review. My opinion is unbiased. AJ

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    "It was ok"

    The story would have played better in my head if I had read instead. Narration was . . . very stiff. Sorry, he has a beautiful masculine voice but he wasn't into the characters so I couldn't get there either.

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    Cindy Dripping Springs, TX, United States 10-23-16
    Cindy Dripping Springs, TX, United States 10-23-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Didn't enjoy it..."

    I wish I had listened to the other reviews that cited problems. The narrator had a pleasant voice, but he read so slowly I had to double the play speed. And imagine your grandfather reading you a story about girly fantasies and sexy times. Umm, yeah... Made me uncomfortable.

    The heroine became annoying because after being with the hero for 5 minutes, she expected him to change. One could see the crisis and climax coming from a mile away.

    When I start rolling my eyes and talking back to my iPod, I know it's not going to be a keeper.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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