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How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days Audiobook

How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days

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Publisher's Summary

The first book in a bold new fantasy romance series by New York Times best-selling author Kerrelyn Sparks.

Luciana grew up on the Isle of Moon, hidden away because of her magical powers. But when her father arrives, he offers her a choice: remain on the island or return with him and marry the Beast of Benwick in order to save their legacy - and her father's life.

Lord Leofric, the Beast of Benwick, has not been touched since he was a child. Born with the power to harness lightning, he is a danger to everyone he touches. When he meets his betrothed, he expects a loveless, lonely marriage...until he discovers she's vastly more powerful than he realized. But is she strong enough to withstand his touch?

If they can survive, their love will alter the future of the kingdom. But will their extraordinary powers cost them everything?

©2017 Kerrelyn Sparks (P)2017 Recorded Books

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    Sonja 03-26-17
    Sonja 03-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Wonderful tale, narrator did not do the story much justice."

    This was such a wonderful book, great, great story. It really deserve five stars. I give it four because the narrator was so bland. Miss Tanner is a very unimaginative narrator. She certainly gets five stars for taking such a wonderful, beautiful book and making it sound as bland as boil potatoes. Since I am a fan of Ms. Kerrelyn Sparks, I decided to suffer my boiled potato and listened to the whole book. It would have been a very fun ride with another narrator, one who will make this book come alive. I sincerely hope that another narrator reads the other upcoming books in this wonderful series. Narrators like Heather Wilds, Hotler Graham and Robert Petkoff, just to mention a few.

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Cheryl EATON, CO, United States 04-11-17
    Cheryl EATON, CO, United States 04-11-17 Member Since 2009
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    "Story good - narrator makes me crazy."

    I'm not really certain that I've noticed an author using the word "grimaced" quite so often, but for some reason, Ms Sparks uses it at least once or twice in every chapter. And the narrator gave it the most twisted mispronunciation imaginable - gri-MASTE. I could understand if it was an unfamiliar word, but grimace if fairly common. "Tatiana's grin turned into a gri-MASE." He gri-MASTE." Annoying.
    Story - not bad, interesting new world - I can see this being worth following, if someone finds a new narrator.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Mililani, HI 07-06-17
    Michael Mililani, HI 07-06-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Kept using and mispronouncing "grimaced""

    The story was pretty good, and probably deserved a better score, but the woman reading it kept, muspronouncing the word "grimaced". This drew attention to how very often the word was used and distracted from the flow.

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    Amazon Customer Lincoln, NE, United States 07-03-17
    Amazon Customer Lincoln, NE, United States 07-03-17 Member Since 2011
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    "So much grimacing!"

    The story was great, but the word "grimaced" was used way more than normal and it stood out because of the narrator's accent pronouncing it grim ACED. It was really annoying after a short while.

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    Glennda 06-18-17
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    Slow to start but ended up amazing. I can't wait for the next one. loved it.

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    felicia 10-06-17
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    I loved the story. It took me away, I can't wait for the other books in the series

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    "Hard to listen to"

    Needs a better narrator, I love Me Sparks works, I have all her vamp books. I still haven't heard all of this book, narrative is awfully bad! I will have to read it myself, pedantic and lifeless with terrible pronunciation. I drive long distances and listen to books to pass the time but I won't buy anything else narrated by Jill Tanner.

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    "Awful Narrator!"

    Seriously, the narrator sounds like a 50yo stern English school marm. Her portrayal of young teenage girls, a young woman, and... well, every other character, was awful. I didn't even finish the story. I'd rather pick up the hard copy. She ruined the story for me.

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    rozet 05-30-17
    rozet 05-30-17
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    "love the story"

    loved the story. loved the audio. it's going to be a great series. great job.

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    I struggle to finish the book. I just could not get in to the book story.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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