The Fall of Shane MacKade

The MacKade Brothers, Book 4
Narrated by: Luke Daniels
Series: The MacKade Brothers, Book 4
Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
Categories: Romance, Contemporary
4.6 out of 5 stars (1,178 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Number-one New York Times best-selling author Nora Roberts returns with the classic tales of the MacKade brothers - their rebellions, their passions, and their loves.

Shane MacKade enjoyed everything about women - the look of them, the smell of them, the taste of them. So the last thing he expected was to become a one-woman man. And even more surprising is that it's the Ph.D.-toting academic Rebecca McKnight who has him headed for a fall. Could Shane's days as a bachelor be coming to an end?

©1996 Nora Roberts (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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Not the best

I have enjoyed all the Mackade Brothers books and Luke Daniels narration except for the female lead in this one. She sound infantile. When he read Rebecca I was cringing as I listened. Love those sexy brothers though.

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The narrator was too much!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

The story was good,as most of Nora Roberts are.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Shane himself. As with all the MacKade brothers...yummmm

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Luke Daniels?

Luke Daniels has a wonderful voice,but honestly he should never attempt women or children voices! Almost didn't get through the series because of him. Rebecca's voice was the absolute most ridiculous. For being a genius, and for being someone that might interest the suave Shane..she sounded like a little baby! It was difficult to get by.

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Falling Can Be Good for You

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Yes, it is a charming story well-performed with a nice romance and a bit of supernatural mystery.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

I liked the opposites attract relationship between Shane and Rebecca.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

The narrator has a nice voice with a good, fluid style and subtle but unmistakable differentiations between characters.

Do you think The Fall of Shane MacKade needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No, it stands on its own. However it is part of the Brothers MacKade series so there are more chances to read about the characters of this novel.

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Awesome

I'm in Luv with Nora Roberts and the Mckade brothers. Listening to Devin McKade. Ready

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Worst of the four

I am a fan of Nora Roberts’s series. I liked the McKades. But with the narration they seemed like raving lunatics a lot of the time. The narrator got the growling and shouting down but the women’s voices were not good, especially Rebecca. There were things that didn’t seem to gel in this story. Why were they attracted to each other? He seemed the least likely to be a ladies man and she came across as helpless. There were several surprises which was nice. The humor is always what I find best in a Nora Roberts story.

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Wonderful

Wonderful,sweet, moving story. It was to short a story I wanted more depth how her parents reacted at the wedding. I don’t know just more. To do this story justice you need a small cast . It really annoys me to hear the little boy voice coming out of a female . Just a few more people who are good at voices . Would make it the best !

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Wonderful

The narration made this a wonderful book. It was a very nice story that I had no trouble relating to.

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I love you so much and i can wait for next one's

I love you so much and i can wait for next one's i love books .

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The finale of an excellent series!

I enjoyed all four books ~ especially this one. The characters are wonderful and the common themes woven through the series all come together in this book which satisfied my desire to know what happened to each of the brothers, their families and the historical figures.

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I COULDN'T FINISH THE BOOK

I GOT ABOUT 2 CHAPTERS IN THE BOOK AND COULDN'T TAKE ANYMORE. I'VE HEARD OTHER NARRATIONS BY LUKE DANIELS BUT HIS VERSION OF THE MAIN CHARACTER MADE HER SOUND LIKE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH A REALLY WEIRD VOICE. IT WAS SO HARD TO CONCENTRATE ON THE STORY THAT I HAD TO GIVE UP. I HAD READ THIS BOOK YEARS AGO AND ENJOYED THE TYPICAL NORA ROBERTS FORMULA FOR STORIES BUT ABSOLUTELY HATED WHAT LUKE DID WITH THE FEMAIL VOICE.

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  • Jessica Wolfe
  • 08-03-19

A favourite of mine, ruined by time and the narrator

This is an old favourite of mine - the vest in the MacKade series in my opinion. Unfortunately the narrator as chosen a female voice so deeply annoying for the heroine I’m not sure how anyone can stand her. Also, now I’m older, I realise the ghost story is a romantic tale of one family’s passionate dedication to slavery - hmmmm

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  • Candy
  • 02-24-16

Playboy

Where does The Fall of Shane MacKade rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Near the top

What did you like best about this story?

I love to see that it not the kind off woman that make him fall

What about Luke Daniels’s performance did you like?

He bring out the humour ,love , hurt , just love his performances

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

Yes the bit in the kitchen wen he opened up to her

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  • Wales
  • 05-03-15

Great end to the series

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes. It will stand alone but read / listen to the other 3 books first would be good

Who was your favorite character and why?

Shane

What does Luke Daniels bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

He was good at the voices for the different characters

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

when the characters realised they could see and hear the solders from the war