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Beauty from Pain Audiobook

Beauty from Pain

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Publisher's Summary

They agreed on three months... but their love knew no boundaries.

Jack McLachlan is a winemaking magnate and easily one of Australia's most eligible bachelors. His success and wealth makes him no stranger to the complications of romantic relationships and that's why he goes to extreme measures to avoid the hassle. He prefers simplicity in the form of a beautiful female companion with no strings attached. He arranges relationships like business deals and they're always the same. No long term relationships. No real names.

It's his game and his rules. He's content to play as usual, but when Laurelyn Prescott enters his life, his strategy must change because this player is like none he's ever encountered. His world is turned on its head after he begins a three month affair with the beautiful American musician. Nothing goes according to plan and as he breaks more and more of his own rules for her, she's exceptionally close to becoming something he never thought possible. His ultimate game changer.

Beauty from Pain is an adult contemporary novel and is not intended for younger listeners due to mature content.

©2013 Georgia Cates (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    Leigh 12-23-13
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    "Good story... narration no"
    If you could sum up Beauty from Pain in three words, what would they be?

    well written story


    What did you like best about this story?

    I was pleasantly surprised and liked that I actually laughed out loud at times during the reading of a romantic story. This made the story more rounded and interesting.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    The narration matched the pace, they just did not seemed not to fit and flow at times switching back and forth from male to female. The accents sounded strange and forced.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    It did


    Any additional comments?

    kept you interested and wanting to buy the next book

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Maureen 12-05-13
    Maureen 12-05-13
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    "Yanky Aussie loving !"
    What made the experience of listening to Beauty from Pain the most enjoyable?

    Slightly unusual story, different. Vineyards and trip to New Zealand believeable.


    Would you recommend Beauty from Pain to your friends? Why or why not?

    Probably not because of Aussie accent.


    How could the performance have been better?

    The Aussie accents just didn't cut it- sorry. Their accents are very distinctive! Just listen to Hugh Jackman, or Russell Crowe.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, brought the next volume straight away.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sam 08-13-14
    Sam 08-13-14
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    "I just can't...."
    What did you like best about Beauty from Pain? What did you like least?

    Narration


    Would you be willing to try another one of Bunny Warren and Robert Black ’s performances?

    Absolutely not.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm going to read this as I had to stop listening. I am a narrator snob, I'll admit it and these people made my ears hurt.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Katie Sparta, Michigan USA 11-07-17
    Katie Sparta, Michigan USA 11-07-17
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    That was a great read aka listen.... So amazing hearing the was the Narrator performs the words written

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    Deborah Boyd 09-18-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great except the ending sucked!"

    I loved this book but have decided to skip the next two after reading the reviews. This book was great but I would suggest read reviews before the next two books.
    Spoiler Alert: They end up together but apparently the author completely f's up the next two books😡

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    Amazon Customer 06-22-17 Member Since 2014
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    "good story"

    I liked the storyline but the narrator could have been different not my favorite for either of them

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    kathleen 02-07-17
    kathleen 02-07-17
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    "Narration not good"

    Could not stand the female voice done by the male narrator. I kept picturing a man in drag.

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    "Good aidiobook in general"

    I loved this book
    the story was typical. but the details were well explained.
    the narrators were amazing.

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    Dymps Ireland 09-07-16
    Dymps Ireland 09-07-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Awful narration."

    I've struggled to get to the 2hr mark but I can't take the god awful and grating attempt at an Australian male accent! Female southern accent wasn't great either but in no way impeded my enjoyment of this book like the male pov did. Going to have to read this one as the story is interesting.

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    Vanessa 05-20-16
    Vanessa 05-20-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Awesome"
    Where does Beauty from Pain rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    One of the better ones. I couldnt stop listening to it.


    Any additional comments?

    This was deff a good book. I didnt think I would like it when I started but I ended up falling in love and now that Im done with all 3 books Im sitting here wondering what comes next even tho its ended in a way that doesnt leave you wondering.....I just wanna hear more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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