Dawn on a Distant Shore : Into the Wilderness

  • by Sara Donati
  • Narrated by Kate Reading
  • Series: Into the Wilderness
  • 20 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Elizabeth and Nathaniel Bonner have settled into their life together at the edge of the New-York wilderness in the winter of 1794. But soon after Elizabeth gives birth to healthy twins, Nathaniel learns that his father has been arrested in British Canada. Forced to leave Hidden Wolf Mountain to help his father in Montreal, Nathaniel himself is imprisoned and in danger of being hanged as a spy.In a desperate bid to save her husband, Elizabeth bundles her infants and sets out through the snowy wilderness and across treacherous waterways on the dangerous trek to Canada. But she soon discovers that freeing her husband will take every ounce of her courage and inventiveness - and will threaten her with the loss of what she loves most: her children.Torn apart, the Bonners must embark on yet another perilous voyage, this time all the way across the ocean to the heart of Scotland, where a destiny they could never have imagined awaits them....

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What made the experience of listening to Dawn on a Distant Shore the most enjoyable?

I read reviews about people not liking the second book as much as the first, but they never take into account that the first book is new, is an unknown story line, unknown characters etc. You have to go into the second book with that awareness. I really loved that this book picked up right where the last book left off. I loved the real emotions I felt when reading this. Genuine anger, happiness and one moment of utter shock and heartbreak. I love when I can feel the book and this one, like the last, gave me that.


Who was your favorite character and why?

I love all the characters, but who's favorite ISN'T Robbie!? He's just that lovable guy that is always there and cares way more for others than himself.


Any additional comments?

Definitely worth the read. I'm alternating between this series and "The Tea Rose" series (If you haven't read it, DO!!!) and I'm much anticipating returning to Elizabeth and Nathanial and family!!

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Would you listen to Dawn on a Distant Shore again? Why?

Probably not, the story is not that complex. The story is forced in some areas.


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- Jeanne

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-23-2009
  • Publisher: Random House Audio