Midnight in Ruby Bayou : Donovan Series

  • by Elizabeth Lowell
  • Narrated by Robin Rowan
  • Series: Donovan Series
  • 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Faith Donovan is famous for crafting exquisite jewelry studded with fabulous gems. But the dangerous task of acquiring the rare rubies she needs for her art has taught Faith to be wary of anyone outside her own family - especiallysomeone like Owen Walker, an adventurer with an intimate knowledge of the ruby trade and man's murderous greed. But now necessity has thrown the them together, as they venture into the shadowy world of the wealthy and mysterious Montegeaus in search of quality stones.A powerful Georgia clan descended from pirates, the Montegeausare are said to possess a staggering fortune in gems, hidden for generations in the legendary Blessing Chest. In the living shadows of historic Ruby Bayou. Faith and Walker are soon drawn into a terrifying web of corruption and betrayal, and haunted by the dark, unfolding secrets of the Montegeaus past and present. For there are those who would kill for the contents of the Blessing Chest. And now two outsiders who have learned too much stand in the way...

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Audible Editor Reviews

Elizabeth Lowell's suspenseful romances always deliver, and Midnight in Ruby Bayou, Book Four in the Donavan series is no exception. Robin Rowan's seductive performance casts a spell of both sensuality and danger. Will Faith Donavan be able to get the rubies she needs to craft her exquisite jewelry? The answer may be in the hands of Owen Walker, a man she doesn't trust, but is strangely attracted to. When they dare broach the secrets of the Montegeaus of Ruby Bayou, they are drawn into the mystery and danger of hidden treasure. This installment of the Donavan series will not disappoint.

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What the Critics Say

"Lowell does not stint on the romance as she brings together two deeply wounded individuals who fear ever loving anyone else again but who can't beat the heat that builds up between them." (Booklist)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Good Series

I enjoyed this series, They were suspensful as well as romantic. The twin brothers were mentioned in every series, but never showed up at any family events, I wonder whether EL ever plans to write a story for them. I would love to hear them. The narrator is good as well.
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- Donna Thomas

Excellent , informative, sexy , twists

If you could sum up Midnight in Ruby Bayou in three words, what would they be?

Didn't want it to end.


Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

You knew something was going to happen , but didn't know quite when and WHO.


What about Robin Rowan’s performance did you like?

Excellent, a great soothing voice and the change overs were smooth. Going from female to male that smooth must be difficult.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When they found out who had the ruby and why the person took them.


Any additional comments?

I have read this whole series and enjoyed , not all perfect but no book can have it all.I have recommended it to all my friends.

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- roberta taylor

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-17-2009
  • Publisher: HarperAudio