Pelican Point

Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
Series: Bachelors of Blueberry Cove, Book 1
Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
4.3 out of 5 stars (377 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Blueberry Cove, Maine, is as small-town as small towns get. More than a little quirky, it has sheltered generations of families. But there's always room for a new face.

Fixing things has always been Alex McFarland's greatest gift and keenest pleasure. But with her own life thoroughly broken, she's signed on to renovate the dilapidated Pelican Point lighthouse, hoping to reconnect with herself. The last thing she expects is to find herself falling in love - with the glorious coastline, with age-old secrets and welcome-home smiles - and with rugged Logan McCrae, the man she just might be able to build new hopes on. DIY is so much better with two.

©2013 Donna Kauffman (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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  • DK
  • 10-18-15

I Expected Too Much of Pelican Point....


Pelican Point seemed like an exciting book for me to listen to, as it takes place on the rural coast of Maine – a place I know very well.

The beginning was strong, but after that it just seem to muddle along. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't 'blow me away.' It was too descriptive and detailed. Everything was repeated, from the condition of the lighthouse to the trees, the water, the land, etc.

I won this book in a contest but have not been able to finish it (I'm about halfway through) and putting it aside for now. I will not pursue this series nor would I recommend it as anything but average.

I have mad respect for authors, as it takes courage and self-discipline to write and put your product out to the public. So, Donna Kaufman, I appreciate your effort. This book just didn't do it for me.

The narration was good to better.

Notes: some descriptions of sex - PG

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Just ok

I really didn't get through the whole thing! Just "meh..." I fell asleep about ten minutes in, must get an award for most repeat listens!

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Just what I needed!

This is a lovely story that is relaxing to listen too. It has a great setting, a strong sexy guy and a relatable heroine. The narrator is perfect.

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Couldn't get past the first couple chapters

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The author spent a whole chapter with the heroine in a fog, taking in the hero's extraordinary great looks and about 5 minutes on his deep baritone voice. When the hero spoke tho, he sounded like a teenage cartoon character. I realize it's hard for women to do men's voices but I think my biggest criticism is that it was all just too boring to listen to. People who love, love, romance novels would probably like this book but for me there was too much of the heroine being fainting and delicate and swooning over the hero's good looks. I just couldn't get past the first 4 chapters and had to return the book.

Has Pelican Point turned you off from other books in this genre?

Maybe I should have read through the reviews more thoroughly. I would still check out other books in this genre.

What didn’t you like about Lauren Fortgang’s performance?

The hero's voice sounded like a teen cartoon character.

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Weak woman, strong man. No thanks.

Lame damsel in de stress narrative. A set back for women everywhere. Weak woman, strong man. Yuck.

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Beautiful story

This book is up there with Virgin River and Angels Rest for me. I love this story and the elements with the lighthouse, past losses, the romance, etc. Loved it.

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Pelican Point

I love the story line. The author had me laughing out loud and smiling several other times. I can just see the lighthouse the keeper's cottage and the shariff. I look forward to listening to other books by this author. Alex is a fantastic lady who knows her businedd.

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Good story, a bit different.

Love the Maine setting and anything about lighthouses. Interesting characters in the little town. Would like to hear more about the lighthouse.

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The story is a good one, the issue I have is some parts are chopped up and skip. Makes it difficult to follow the story line. Too bad parts are missing

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Not for me

This read like a cheap harlequin romance novel. Not my cup of tea. Too bad because it had potential.

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  • Sue Casey
  • 03-11-18

Enjoyable

I enjoyed this book, even if it did waffle on in spots a nice romance story

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  • Alana
  • 06-14-17

A good read

I love stories about lighthouses so had to read this. Enjoyed it for the most part & may read the series