Fans of Flowers in the Attic will relish this first book in V.C. Andrews’ haunting Landry Series.
Moving from the shadowy Louisiana bayous to the sun-washed opulence of New Orleans, this series spins a mesmerizing tale of passion and secrecy. Lovely, red-haired Ruby Landry’s early years have been shrouded in mystery. She trusts only her loving grandmother and her simple bayou life. But her past, darker than she could ever imagine, is waiting to overshadow her as she grows into a beautiful, accomplished young artist and moves into a sophisticated world.
Best-selling author V. C. Andrews’ talent for creating breathtaking tales of obsession is fully evident in Ruby. Narrator Barbara Rosenblat adds just the right touches of emotion, capturing Ruby’s dreams, joys and horrors.
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Great Story! Bad Narration!
Girls innocence taken
How each place was described. I felt like I was there looking at it with her.
Too old for the book. You can actually hear her taking breaths and swallowing and even can hear her move her saliva around in her mouth. She shouldn't be narrating books.
I don't think I would. Ruby is perfect.
I love this series and have read the books over and over. I'm really not trying to be mean when describing the narrator, but it almost caused me to stop listening to this book that I love. I would like to see a better matched voice for the series. The voice was way to old for the teenage girl, Ruby.
- J. Scherff
This book is about a 15 year old girl. The woman who tells the story sounds old enough to be my grandmother. It makes it impossible to enjoy when listening when it sounds like a wishful granny. Common sense is to pair the voice as best you can with the main character . Poorly done. I have read this book several times and now after listening too it verbally my sense of enjoyment for the story is gone.
She's too old to read books for teenager girls.
- Amazon Customer