Rocky Mountain Oasis : The Shepherd's Heart

  • by Lynnette Bonner
  • Narrated by Anne Johnston Brown
  • Series: The Shepherd's Heart
  • 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

He's different from any man she's ever known. However, she's sworn never to risk her heart again.
Brooke Baker, sold as a mail-order bride, looks to her future with dread but firm resolve. If she survived Uncle Jackson, she can survive anyone. When Sky Jordan hears that his nefarious cousin has sent for a mail-order bride, he knows he has to prevent the marriage. No woman deserves to be left to that fate. Still, he's as surprised as anyone to find himself standing next to her before the minister.
Brooke's new husband turns out to be kinder than any man has ever been. But then the unthinkable happens and she holds the key that might save innocent lives but destroy Sky all in one fell swoop. It's a choice too unbearable to contemplate...but a choice that must be made.
A thirsty soul. Alluring hope. An oasis of love. Step into a day when outlaws ran free, the land was wild, and guns blazed at the drop of a hat.


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Customer Reviews

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Narrator's perfect diction subtracted

Ms. Bonner has perfect diction. That would normally be a postitive comment. However, in a western historical book, to hear her pronounce every consonant did not fit the book. Even when reading the voices of roughened, uneducated cowboys, they had perfect diction.

The story didn't speak to me as I was continually cringing at the narration. Perhaps the author is also responsible for using language that wouldn't commonly be in the vocabulary of a frontiersman.

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- PJ Reader


What made the experience of listening to Rocky Mountain Oasis the most enjoyable?

The reader's voice is smooth and easy to listen to. She makes each character's dialogue distinct.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Rocky Mountain Oasis?

Brooke sees her prospective groom standing to one side, holding one daisy to give her -- the only wedding flower he could find. She dreads being married to this man, but feels strangely drawn to him. Will she be able to save his life or will she choose to relinquish his in order to save others' lives in the town?

What does Anne Johnston Brown bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Her rendition of the story brings drama to an already dramatic novel.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes! Who could turn it off?

Any additional comments?

ROCKY MOUNTAIN OASIS is a page-turner. You'll catch your breath every few pages.

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- Kindle Customer "duane"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-28-2013
  • Publisher: Lynnette Bonner