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Damon: Determined to make Elena his, he'd kill his own brother to possess her. Stefan: Desperate for the power to destroy Damon and protect Elena, he gives in to his thirst for human blood. Elena: The girl who can have anyone finds herself in the middle of a love triangle...one that might turn deadly.
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voices ugh

the voices for Stefan and Damon drove me crazy. almost ruined the book for me but I struggled through. they sounded like whimps was awful

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narrator is very,very bad. very.

I would ask for my money back if I hadn't powered through to the end.

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Awful

The person who read this ruined the experience. Accents were terrible. Made listening unbearable. Fix this.

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Story is good butt

Story is good but the accents sucked so bad other then that it is good

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Loved it...

Thought the cheesy vampire voice was going to be an obsticle... but I found that you quickly get over it.

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Loved it!

Once I was able to convince myself that this book had nothing to do with the TV series, I was able to truly enjoy it. The TV series has the same name and some of the characters names are the same as the books but that is where the resemblance ends. This book was fast-paced, thrilling, and hard to put down. I will definitely be getting the next book!

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Not a fan of the narrator

I like the book and the characters. I think it's a fun story. What I did not like was the narrator. I was not a fan of her voices, especially for Stefan and Damon. Maybe because I am tainted by the vampire diaries show.

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I love this series

Book 2 engaged me more with Elena’s struggle and Damon becoming more of a major character. Bonnie’s nature is revealed as well.

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Satisfied Stelena stan

Being a Stelena fan that started the show before the books I needed this story.

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WORST NARRATOR EVER!!!!

I can't even express how bad the narrative is, I couldn't even listen. Loved the show, but this audible ruined the book I had hoped to enjoy.

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  • R. T.
  • 01-22-11

Good grief

I agree with a previous reviewer, dull, dull, dull ! ! Book 1 piqued my interest, by the middle of book 2 I wanted the heroin to die as soon as possible lest she contaminate the human gene pool as one of stupidest most lack-lustre heroins of all time.

I think that this is an almost unbearably bad book. The description of the lead character's thought processes and the minutiae of her actions reduce the books pace to that of drying paint. GOOD GRIEF ! The Sookie Stackouse or even Merit books are Umberto Eco by comparison.

The TV series in this case is, in departing completely from the original story, doing us all a great favour.

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  • Hadyn
  • 05-31-10

Dull, dull, dull!!

Listened to the 1st book then this, after the 1st i was hoping it would improve, but it doesnt. They are nothing like the series, the narrator sounds like shes talking through a cloth on top of which she is very dull and the story never seems to get going. MY humble opinion stick with Sookie Stackhouse!!

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  • nicola
  • 04-01-21

Good read.

Took a while to get used to the narrator and her accent of the brothers it annoyed me at first. There's no point in comparing the books to the TV show as there are completely different. I enjoyed listening to these books and will continue to find out what happens next.
Great story so far.

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  • heidi fairgrieve
  • 09-17-19

dark

brilliant story and amazing characters and really good plot I love the narrator and writer

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  • lunarsheep
  • 12-23-12

Excellent!

I love these books. I started out watching the tv series and have been hooked ever since. The way the book is written makes you feel like you get to know the characters. The audio version is well narrated and makes the story much more exciting. I like the Italian accent used for Stefan and Damon that you don't get in the televised version. The story, as always, is exciting and fun. I would definitely recommend this series of books!

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  • Nadia
  • 11-12-09

The saga continues

This book picks up where the first book ends. The characters face fear, danger and trial in this superb sequel. A must-buy for anyone who loved The Awakening. These books won't make much sense when read separately and out of order, so buy the whole lot and enjoy!