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Remnants

A Golden Beach Novel
Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Lacy Laurel
Series: Golden Beach, Book 6
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (34 ratings)

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Fire captain Carson Sullivan swore off love long ago. After the love of his life broke his heart and left him, he gave up on the idea of commitment and settled for the playboy lifestyle. He’s a devoted son, a loyal friend, and a dedicated firefighter. That’s all he needs. Until the one woman with the power to light a fire in his heart walks back into his life bringing with her the memories of heartache he thought he'd buried. 

Sloan Thomas left Golden Beach with a shattered heart and a big secret. After the death of her grandfather brings her home, she decides a fresh start is exactly what she needs. But first love never dies, and Carson Sullivan isn’t a man easily forgotten. Now they’re left with the remnants of a life not lived and the possibility of so much more.

©2018 Soul Mate Publishing (P)2019 Kim Loraine

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Loved it!

This was a fabulous 2nd chance romance. I loved the characters and their Chemistry. I found the characters very relatable and easy to fall in love with. I felt for them and their journey. Kim has this way of making you fall in love yet still ripping tears from you sooner or later. I loved it.

Narration was great. Lacy and Zachary gave a fabulous performance. They add so much feeling to their narrations. I was quite impressed with the editing and splicing of the narrations. you would never have guessed the narrators were not in the same room. This was a beautiful performance.

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Great 2nd chance romance!

This story is fantastic! What more is there to say besides that? The drama of a 2nd chance romance is always the best and Remnants takes it to a whole new level. I ended the book with a smile on my face and a happy sigh coming off my lips. Kim Loraine did an amazing job with this book!

The narration was perfect! The duet with Lacy Laurel and Zachary Webber was done perfectly. It was seamless and made you feel you were right there with the two.

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5 stars!

Amazing story by Kim where she captures the essence of first love and Second chance romance. Loved every bit of this book!!!!

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A great listen

Remnants is a second chance at love story by new to me author Kim Loraine and why I have not read her before I have no idea. The narration from Zachary Webber and Lacy Laurel was on point and added to my enjoyment of this story.
Ms. Loraine had me invested from the first to the last chapter with the story she wove of Fire Captain Carson Sullivan and the woman who broke his heart, his first and only love, Sloan Thomas.
The chemistry between Carson (Sully) and Sloan was intense and I found them both easy to relate too. A sweet, romantic story that had quite a few laugh out loud moments but was also at times an emotional roller coaster.

This was a story of love and regret, of lives that could so easily have been different but for the choices made so long ago.Can Sully and Sloan, forgive the mistakes of the past and the choices made and move forward with a future that they both deserve?

The chemistry between Carson (Sully) and Sloan was intense and I found them both easy to relate too. This was a great book to listen to and I look forward to reading/listening to more from Kim Lorraine.
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this is Soo amazin

it as amazeballs. Zachary Webber and Lacey Laurel did a great job bringing Kim's book to life. everyone should listen to it

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Not sure

I love sully and everyone else I hate Sloan she’s my least fave person in these series I don’t agree with anything she said in the entire book I think sully and Logan deserve better I only gave these 5 stars because of sully and everyone else in the story hate Sloan

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  • Melanie
  • NORTH LIBERTY, IA, United States
  • 03-19-19

2nd Chance Romance

This is a good second chance love story that takes place in the present and flashes back to 15 years earlier throughout the book. I actually enjoyed the flashbacks, it helped clarify why each person was feeling a certain way when we got to see what happened from their point of view. This was actually my first book from the Golden Beach series, so I will definitely need to go back and read the others. There were a lot of couples in the book that intrigued me, and I think if I would have read the others and gotten to know Carson (Sully) better from all the previous books then I would have loved him so much more.

Carson and Sloan were high school sweethearts, and their relationship and struggles seemed so realistic for that age. When Sloan’s family moved away they never spoke to each other again which broke both their hearts. All the hurt and misunderstandings are so typical for the first love and I could see it all happen, there were so many things that happened to keep them from reconnecting. Sloan inherits her grandfather’s house after he passed and she decides to move back thinking Carson no longer lived there. The two are constantly running into each other and the battle between lust and hurt always seems to occur. Even though the relationship between them took center stage there was plenty of side drama to keep me interested in everything that was happening. The only downfall was the constant back and forth for Sloan and Carson, I could only take each of them changing their minds so many times before it became too much.

Zachary Webber and Lacy Laurel do a wonderful job bringing the characters to life! This was actually my first time listening to Lacy Laurel but I was pleasantly surprised, she was able to portray all the different female characters and give them different voices. As always Zachary Webber was excellent, I will listen to anything he narrates!

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I'm Ready For The Beach Are You?

Sloan had me wanting to listen to her story again while I either sit in a bookstore or at the library. Even better if there was a beach close by. Her story was one that you'll love to get lost in. And it doesn't hurt that we have a couple of narrators that I love to listen to. They did a great job at bringing this story to life.

Sully seems to fit his name - he seems a little sullen. He lets us see that he has a soft spot but doesn't want others to know. His past is a sore spot but it's come back to bite him in the a**. I liked how Mr. Webber and Ms. Laurel told us the story as a duet. It makes the experience more pleasant. As if we are actually hearing the characters talk to each other. All that was missing was the smell-a-vision.

Ms. Loraine creates characters that the reader can relate to. Each scene moves seamlessly as the story unfolds. She also will make you sad - especially if you are taking care of an elderly parent. There's no way you can't feel sorry for those involved. Our author includes a mystery but doesn't let it overtake everything else that's going on. Listening to a rekindling romance was a treat - just needed to get my chocolate.

I found myself wanting to know more about The Golden Beach series. Good thing that I realized that this can be considered a standalone because i have a lot of catching up to do - other people I want to meet and get to know. After enjoying listening to this one, I don't know that I would read the book. Having someone read to me added to my enjoyment and I think I'd like that to continue. And listening to Mr. Webber do a British accent - fan self.

I voluntarily reviewed an Audiobook copy of this book.

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3.75 stars overall but (5🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 for Zachary Webber)

I enjoyed this book for the most part. Zachary Webber is always a super star and this was my first book with Lacy Laurel in a duet fashion. I like duet narration although this one was a tad bit jilted. The story was solid and the characters were defined so it’s hard to say what was missing but something didn’t bring it full circle for me. Overall it was a good book and fun story with just a slightl component missing to make it all that.

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  • Jan M
  • Southwest
  • 02-14-19

Sully and Sloan!

Kim Loraine has brought us Sully's (aka Carson Sullivan) story in Remnants. I love how he and Sloan reconnected after 15 years. Second chances at love are so rare, and with your soulmate its even better. This listen is full of so many emotions and endearing characters. I love the glimpses into other couples from Golden Beach, the sweetness Sully has for his mom, Zeus the dog, and the shocking twist in this book! I won't give away spoilers, but I never saw that coming. Both Zachary Webber and Lacy Laurel were brilliant in this book. I loved their distinguishable voices for various characters from Sloan, Sully, to the little kids, the British new neighbors, and everyone else. They brought them all to life with their voices and emotions. I could envision so many details in this book. I loved it! This may be my favorite Golden Beach book.

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  • Brandie @AudiobookObsession
  • 08-03-19

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After reading book 1- I was left feeling sad, angry and betrayed on Cadence's behalf. Going into book 2, I had an open mind and was willing to forgive Fitz. It didn't take long for him to worm his way back into my good graces. The characters went through an amazing change between book 1 and 2 however with 17 years separating the books, you would expect that. The characters have grown, matured and lived- Defining who they were as adults.

I have a hard time with 2nd chance romances as I always feel a sense of loss when I look at how much time was wasted apart. I was absolutely sucked into this story and lived the ups and downs right along with them. I was very proud of the man Fitz became and feel bad for all the mean thoughts I may have mentally yelled at him after book 1.

The narration was spot on. Lacy and Zachary gave amazing performances and truly brought the characters to life.

This was a fabulous story from start to finish and all the stops in between.

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  • Katharoo
  • 07-30-19

Blown away over this second chance romance

WOW this was such a sweet, emotional journey of two high school sweethearts that tugged on my heart strings. The narration was superb and I believe that I could listen to Zachary and Lacy forever. Loved their duet narration of Sloan and Carson, and they made it like watching a movie with my ears.

Then I found out that it’s a series. WOW
Sorry friends and family because I may be missing for a while 🤗 I’m going to need to get the other books ❣️

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  • Clare Keating
  • 06-27-19

True love lasts forever.

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This s such a sweet story of second chance romance.between Carson and Sloan who were high school sweethearts but things get in the way and they part ways. Sloan is back it's like no time has passed but so much has happened can they get over it all? Oh I loved both Carson and Sloan they were such caring people and deserved a HEA but Carson just can't get over what went down between them both. Sloan was such a sweetheart she had a kind sole. This book pulled me in and stole my heart I loved everything about it.

Zachary Webber and Lacy Laurel were sooooooo good together loved that it was a Duet as they made it work so good it was so easy to imagine the story while they were reading.

I am so glad I got to listen and would highly recommend it I now need to listen to the rest of the series and you get to meet lots of characters from previous books and I know need to know everyone's story. A 5 star book.x

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  • Tracie Simister
  • 04-12-19

Sweet romance

Title: Remnants
By: Kim Loraine
Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Lacy Laurel
Series: Golden Beach, Book 6
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 13-02-19
Language: English
Publisher: Kim Loraine

I voluntarily received a Courtesy Copy of this book from 🎧AudiobookObsession and am choosing to leave a review.

I gave this Audio Book an overall rating of 5 ✩’s
I gave this Audio Book a performance rating of 5 ✩’s
I gave this Audio Book a story rating of 5 ✩’s


What I liked/Didn’t Like about the narration: Zachary’s narration of this book played well with Lacy’s narration and they both put so much emotion into their characters.

What I liked/Didn’t Like about the book itself: This sweet swoony romance keeps you on your toes with wondering what will happen next.

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  • Amanda
  • 04-04-19

Fantastic Work

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Very sweet storyline and definitely swoon-worthy. Zachary Webber does a fantastic portrayal of Carson and has the perfect voice for this role making the characters sound every bit as sexy as the characters personality.

I really enjoyed getting to know the characters in this storyline and would happily read/listen to more from this author in the future.

Lacy Laurel is the reincarnation of Sloan and does a fantastic job in getting the characters inner emotions across.

All in all fantastic work.

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  • 🎧Mandy🎧 Sawyer 🎧Audiobook 🎧Obsession🎧 Reviewer🎧
  • 03-28-19

Great storyline

Great storyline. Lots going on with fire fighting, sex, pregnancy and the on again off again of a relationship. Likeable characters.

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  • blue_river @AudiobookObsession
  • 03-01-19

Remnants

This is the perfect second chance love story. The pain these two went through because of a few different misunderstandings is heartbreaking to listen to. To see the hits keep coming even when you think you know what’s going on kept me on my toes the whole book. I wasn’t able to put this book down it was written and narrated so well. Definitely a must read!

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  • Willow Star Serenity
  • 02-28-19

Sweetly Sappy

Sloan struggles with emotions as she moves into her grandfather's house. He left it to her when she passed away. Moving into his house will force her to face a past she ran away from. Sully couldn't believe that Sloan had returned after all this time. He holds many emotions and resentments about their relationship. So does she. I really enjoyed this book. It was very sweet and very sappy. I felt connected to the characters in the book. Especially one that I won't talk about because bringing him up will create a lot of spoiler type content in my review. I try to keep spoilers out. It's definitely a feel good type of book. I didn't realize this was the sixth book in a series until after I'd started the book. I'll have to track down the first five. The only thing I really had an issue with was that most of the time the secondary characters were more in the background than anything. I feel like they should have been in the story a bit more. I also feel like there were scenes in the book that could have been drawn out a bit more. There were others that could have been explained better too. All in all this was a beautiful story. It was very sweet and frustrating. It's a story that brings hope and warm feelings. It's just an amazing story. I loved it. I fully recommend.

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  • Marie Palmer
  • 02-20-19

Bittersweet Romance

Well here’s a story of what being rubbish at communication deals you in life! Kim Loraine certainly made this a rollercoaster of emotions and guessing! Will they? Won’t they? With loads of twists and turns and unexpected plot changes, Such a strong storyline and if you ever wanted to bash 2 peoples heads together!!
Narration was great! Zachary Webber and Lacy Laurel we’re perfect (I actually thought there were 3 narrators) The characterisation was fantastic.
A great listen that had me hooked!
Definitely recommend by me.

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  • PATRICIA
  • 02-16-19

Sully & Sloan!

I have been waiting for Sully's story, and finally get my chance to hear it! This second chance romance stole my heart. Carson and Sloan were high school sweethearts. Circumstances and poor communication tore them apart, and left both broken. Now that Sloan is back in Golden Beach, will she and Sully reconcile? I love their story. It's not an easy journey for them to find their way back and their struggle tugged at my heart. Yes, I was frustrated at times, angry and caught up in their drama, but it was a . So much miscommunication and speculation took us on the emotional roller coaster and finished the series with a beautiful ending. I am so sad to see it end! Kim Loraine is one of my favorites, and this contemporary series is one I have thoroughly enjoyed.

The narration of this book is wonderful. With Zachary Webber as Sully, we get his pain and emotional turmoil so clearly and can feel his love shining through. Lacy Laurel gives us Sloan with her hesitancy and push-pull with Sully. I loved the way their voices compliment each other how the feels just come through. This is a great team to end the series with bringing the culmination of Golden Beach together and giving me all the feels and love.