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From number-one New York Times best-selling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we’re drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love.…

With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance. From her maternal grandmother, she learned where to find both: a land of lush forests, dazzling lakes, and centuries-old legends. Ireland.

County Mayo, to be exact. Where her ancestors’ blood and magic have flowed through generations - and where her destiny awaits.

Iona arrives in Ireland with nothing but her Nan’s directions, an unfailingly optimistic attitude, and an innate talent with horses. Not far from the luxurious castle where she is spending a week, she finds her cousins, Branna and Connor O’Dwyer. And since family is family, they invite her into their home and their lives.

When Iona lands a job at the local stables, she meets the owner, Boyle McGrath. Cowboy, pirate, wild tribal horsemen, he’s three of her biggest fantasy weaknesses all in one big, bold package.

Iona realizes that here she can make a home for herself - and live her life as she wants, even if that means falling head over heels for Boyle. But nothing is as it seems. An ancient evil has wound its way around Iona’s family tree and must be defeated. Family and friends will fight with each other and for each other to keep the promise of hope - and love – alive.…

Don’t miss the next two books in the Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy!

©2013 Nora Roberts (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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Awesome!

I totally enjoyed every bit of it. the nara to on kept me in character.

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Had high hopes

What would have made Dark Witch better?

Different reader

Would you be willing to try another book from Nora Roberts? Why or why not?

sure, but JD Robb is my favorite and overshadows of Nora Roberts

Any additional comments?

Never thought I'd return a Nora Roberts' book but afraid I have to this time

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  • Joanne
  • Independence, MO
  • 09-06-15

Screeching over affected narration

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As a rule I enjoy Nora Roberts books a lot, I have read pretty much all of them. But this one was a complete turn off. After thinking about it, I concluded it was really just the person performing the narration. SHE WAS AWFUL!!!!! So bad that I am not going to listen to the rest of the series. I almost never stop to write comments in rating books, but the performance was so terrible I had to. Screechy and over affected. Story was good, not Nora's best but good.

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LOVE and irish magick

great story, magickal theme,fun characters I wish I knew in person. great narrator, loved it

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Overall great story

Where does Dark Witch rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is a good book to pass time by if you are just needing something in the background while you are working. It honestly is not Nora Roberts best (I have read many of her books; Witness and The Collector were awesome) but I wasn't too convinced with this book.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved hearing how the past and the present were connected, I mean it was great in the story. The one thing though I wasn't too impressed with was parts of the narration. Some of it was good. I admit very good. But some parts started to irritate me. I think it was the tone of the narrator as she was trying to inflect certain parts of the Irish dialect. It just irritated me.

Have you listened to any of Katherine Kellgren’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I honestly prefer Julia Whelan. I'm sure other people would disagree but for me she did a better job in narrating Nora Roberts.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Not really. I didn't bust out laughing or anything. I think I just enjoyed it overall.

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Terrible Narration

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

A different narrator.

Would you ever listen to anything by Nora Roberts again?

I have a large number of her books, and generally enjoy them. Her stories are formulaic, but I read for enjoyment, not for knowledge, so I don't care as long as the characters are appealing.

What didn’t you like about Katherine Kellgren’s performance?

That so-called accent and the volume levels going up and down so rapidly. I want to actually hear the storyline, not try and figure out what she just said. I went back and tried to listen to this book again, and I just couldn't stand to do so.

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horrible narrator, love the story

I I couldn't get over the childish voice of the narrator. it drove me nuts.

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wonderful

exceptional in every way, and the narrator was just grand. loved it very much...fine and dandy

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Another great book, terrible narrator

I was very excited to get this audiobook because I work 10 hour shifts and an audiobook is a great way to pass the time. I had read the book before and it is honestly one of my favorite trilogy's by Nora Roberts. However, after listening to it it reminds me a lot of her other series based in Ireland. Similar character descriptions and personalities which is a bit repetitive especially if you consider reading other books of the same author.
My biggest disappointment for the audiobook was the narrator. Her pitch and volume were very off a lot of the time and the biggest part that irritated me was her voice when she voiced The women. The ladies in this book are great beings in the prime of their lives and the narrator voiced them as if they were 50 year of Irish housekeepers. I am not sure I will buy the other two books in the trilogy unless they have a different narrator.

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Nora Roberts does "Home, Love, Family"

What did you like best about this story?

I love books that show caring and love among the main characters. This book shows a family that most folks would want to be part of.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When the "mortals" almost died to protect the witches. And when Lona (the newcomer), speaks in defense of Finbar (the fourth),

Any additional comments?

A book that makes you feel good about yourself after reading.

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