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Ruby Red Audiobook

Ruby Red: Ruby Red Trilogy, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Gwyneth Shepherd's sophisticated, beautiful cousin Charlotte has been prepared her entire life for traveling through time. But unexpectedly, it is Gwyneth who, in the middle of class, takes a sudden spin to a different era!

Gwyneth must now unearth the mystery of why her mother would lie about her birth date to ward off suspicion about her ability, brush up on her history, and work with Gideon, the time traveler from a similarly gifted family that passes the gene through its male line, and whose presence becomes, in time, less insufferable and more essential. Together, Gwyneth and Gideon journey through time to discover who, in the 18th century and in contemporary London, they can trust.

©2011 Kerstin Gier, with a translation copyright of 2011 by Anthea Bell (P)2011 Macmillan Audio

What the Critics Say

"Humorous, romantic and suspenseful, the plot is fast-paced and impossible to put down.... The final romantic cliffhanger will leave you thirsty for the next book in this ‘jewel’ of a series." (Justine magazine)

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    Amy M Perez 04-29-16
    Amy M Perez 04-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "An ok start"

    I was having trouble wanting to pick this book up and read it, but since I own the series, I figured it was worth a try on audio. Although it's. It anything I'll read again, I will listen to the next book. I like Charlotte 's character and her sassiest. I hope the series gets better.

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    AM 04-08-16
    AM 04-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "So Exciting!"

    Daughter and I enjoy this book. Read it twice. Listened to it twice. Fun series.

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    Yara 12-26-15
    Yara 12-26-15
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    "Love it!"

    Beautiful writing, interesting story, great reading performance, and I love the characters! And most of all, I love the character development and the stuff Gwyneth gets herself into XD 5 stars. 10 if I could.

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    Phebe Joppa, MD, United States 11-27-15
    Phebe Joppa, MD, United States 11-27-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Charming story and a good sleep book"

    Okay, it's a young adult book ---- but I'm not proud. Okay, it's not a whole story: it's the prologue for the other two books of the trilogy.
    But I'm having fits finding sleep books that are not boring, or too exciting, or too violent, and this keeps my interest (till I drift off to sleep) without upsetting me and waking me up. And that's hard to find, without going to Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. So I recommend this audiobook and am about to buy the second one, Sapphire Blue.

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    Perkykeri 11-20-15
    Perkykeri 11-20-15
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    "great story, wonderful reader"

    It's a well written interesting story that was a joy to listen to. I
    look forward to the next two books.

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    Bev Yaeger 10-23-15
    Bev Yaeger 10-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Buyer Beware!"
    What disappointed you about Ruby Red?

    This book is NOT a stand alone story. The so-called trilogy is just one story broken into three books for more profit. BOO!
    That said, I like the story, and the narrator. It would have been lovely as a single book.


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    Heather Matheney Allen, TX USA 10-20-15
    Heather Matheney Allen, TX USA 10-20-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Captivating"

    I loved the readers expressive voice and the story kept my attention from the begining. this is the quickest I have listened to a book in months.
    It is an easy listen and I wasnt worried when my kids came in the room.

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    Katy with a Why 10-07-15 Member Since 2015

    I love audiobooks so hard!

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    "Mostly Meh"
    Do you think Ruby Red needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    Absolutely.. It was left open ended.


    Any additional comments?

    Well, this was a good start to a story and has potential, but mostly I was just waiting for stuff to happen..

    ..And nothing really ever did..

    I'm undecided as to whether I will continue with the series.. Like I said, it has potential to be really great, but this first book just didn't do it for me.

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    Eileen West Sacramento, CA, United States 09-22-15
    Eileen West Sacramento, CA, United States 09-22-15 Member Since 2009
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    "I'm not interested in stupid heroines"

    I couldn't finish this book because the heroine, well, main figure, is air-headed, dumb. She can't remember a 3 word password for 2 minutes because it is Latin. It is such a struggle to listen to this very slow moving plot, while feeling contempt for the main character that I am giving up.

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    bigAL 08-15-15
    bigAL 08-15-15 Member Since 2014

    I'm always listening to my Audible app! I appreciate how easy it to to get all my "reading" done amidst my hectic life!

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    "Pulled me in!"
    What did you love best about Ruby Red?

    I loved how this story was different! It was a new idea that I haven't read already multiple times! It took a few chapters to get into, but was worth hanging in there!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Mr George, he was sweet and understanding, a nice balance to the crazy men of the group!


    What about Marisa Calin’s performance did you like?

    Her voice was nice. If I don't like a narrator, I have a hard time hanging in there. She did a great job.


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

    I was laughing quite a bit. The main character is quite silly in her "new" role!


    Any additional comments?

    The story got better as the books went on!

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