Desperate to better her situation, Aundy Thorsen agrees to leave behind her life in Chicago to fulfill a farmer's request for a mail-order bride in Pendleton, Oregon....
Paige Spears was on her way to a job interview when she first met Diane Hunt. The two of them made friendly conversation while waiting for their breakfast, and Diane ended up asking Paige....
Having lost the family ranch due her parents untimely death and their past debts, Samantha Marlow is forced to look for a job for the first time in her life....
Everything was taken from me when my husband died in a tragic car accident. The only person on Earth who could have possibly been hurting more than me was my beloved mother-in-law....
After their first meeting ends with a parking ticket, Katherine believes Officer Hudson is determined to make her life miserable....
After nearly dying in an assassination attempt, Princess Alessandra of Glorvaird escapes to a place no one would ever think to look for her: small town Oklahoma....
Steffi Rosetti is assigned to cover the spring fashion collection in Milan, Italy, but her trip is complicated by a strange, unexpected letter from someone she has never met - her paternal grandmother. Curious and apprehensive, Steffi heads for Italy where she meets the new photographer for Mode, and as they explore the streets of Milan and the waterways of Venice, she makes her decision whether or not to visit this woman she's never known, unaware of how her life would change with these two new encounters.
Gail Gaymer Martin writes an inspirational, faith-based romance. It is well written and well performed.
Stephanie receives a letter from her estranged grandmother in Italy, asking her to come. Along the way she runs into another American, a rude man who becomes an unlikely companion. Suitable for all ages.
Gisele Lumis is a great performer. There is a small issue with the background making her voice sound tinny. This is a technical glitch and did not affect the performance after listening for a few minutes.
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What disappointed you about An Open Door?
The sound quality was horrible-sounded like it was done in a closet. The narrator seemed like she had never read a book out loud before, it was really awful. I couldn't get past more than 5 minutes-which is a first for me after listening to over 500 books!
Would you be willing to try another book from Gail Gaymer Martin? Why or why not?
If there was a different narrator, yes.
How could the performance have been better?
better sound quality and an experience narrator
The Christian emphasis in this book was evident throughout. The story line was nice but slow moving in a short book. The audio recording was read with such slow precision it had no flow and slowed the story even further. I had read and enjoyed another book by this author and was so excited to get this one with audio for such a low cost. So in all it was just an okay distraction on my drive.
This is a sweet story full of Christian values. The characters are well rounded with distinct personalities and flaws. Together they understand themselves better and grow in wisdom and faith. Narration was a little slow at times, but the story line kept me listening.
I was given a copy of this audio book from Audiobook Blast in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.
"This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast."
Once you get past the travelogue, there is the makings of a good plot.
--I was given a copy of this audiobook for an honest review.
This was a sweet, short romance. Nice to listen to during the holidays. Steffi goes to Italy on assignment for the magazine she works for.She also has had contact from her paternal grandmother, whom she does not know, but lives in Italy. She struggles with whether to go and see her. While in Italy, she meets Paul, the photographer for the magazine she works for. Over the time they work together, they develop a loving relationship and he helps her work through her family issue.
Giselle Lumas gives an entertaining performance.