Gilded Promises
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(4.3 based on 218 ratings)
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    Journey's End: Gilded Promises | Renee Ryan

    Journey's End: Gilded Promises

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Renee Ryan
    • Narrated By Karen Peakes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (179)
    Performance
    (160)
    Story
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    Having grown up on the mean streets of nineteenth-century London, Caroline St. James is used to fighting to survive. So when her beloved mother - abandoned and ignored by her wealthy family - suddenly dies, the scrappy twenty-two-year-old devises a plan to right this terrible wrong. With nothing to lose, she sails to New York to find the man who turned a cold shoulder to her mother's suffering: Caroline's grandfather.

    heart strings pulling

    A love story with a mystery as well. The story also ask the question about goid verses evil.

    Reviewed on July 13 2016 by Jasmine Cody ()
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    A Touch of Scarlet | Renee Ryan

    A Touch of Scarlet

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Renee Ryan
    • Narrated By Karen Peakes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (39)
    Performance
    (34)
    Story
    (35)

    Never was there a more charmed debutante than the impeccable Elizabeth St. James. Her sterling reputation makes her a favored guest in the most exclusive homes in New York City. But behind the gilded curtain of turn-of-the-century society, Elizabeth despises being her mother's perfect "specimen" and refuses to forgive the woman for her treacherous family betrayal. Now, with only two months before Elizabeth sets sail for London to marry a British lord, she resolves to live a lifetime of adventure - including kissing a man under the moon and stars.

    pronouncements

    One of my pet peeves is when words are mispronounced. The narrator, although very good, mispronounced at least one word (davenport, if I remember cor..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 01 2017 by Debra Noel (INDIANAPOLIS, IN, US)