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Would you listen to Lord of War again? Why?
I love audiobooks especially this one and have all of Kathryn's ebooks which I have read numerous times now to have this book in a different format is just all the more the best! Even though it took me a while to like the narrator's voice and I couldn't really imagine it as Brandt's voice. His voice I felt was perfect for Ellowyn's. As the book progressed I did start to like it anyway and I will definitely listen to it again!
What did you like best about this story?
Yes, I do have a soft spot for the romance but the battles and action which I rather enjoyed are just so descriptive and it really feels like I am actually there and so real! Brandt the hero is just a wonderful guy tough by nature but really deep down has a heart of gold and Ellowyn the heroine isn't afraid to stand up too anyone even the black angel Brandt who all men fear? Both characters are just amazing!
Which scene was your favorite?
The first scene when Brandt and Ellowyn meet and he tells her to "be gone wench" Ellowyn's reaction to being brutally rebuffed had me giggling and laughing.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I just loved the whole book and Ms. Le Veque can surely bring almost every emotion into play one moment I'm laughing the next I'm crying. As I stated above laughing at Brandt's and Ellowyn's first meeting. Then I was crying when Dylan was killed in the battle of Poitiers. I just loved his character so much and didn't want this too happen. Poor Alex and Annabeth!!! I am amazed how she is able to spin such a wonderful tale of love, loss but a happy ending as well!!!
Any additional comments?
I would have to say even though there is no explicit sex scenes described in detail which I am most grateful for. Plus, the book doesn't lose it's intensity despite not having any sex described in graphic detail the love that Brandt and Ellowyn speaks volumes without it. There is still a hidden implication of their joining and you could kind of surmise it happening which is fine by me but I wouldn't recommend the book for anyone younger than 14 years old. I don't know if I would want a 11 or 10 year old listening to it despite how grown up they are.
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Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
I have the ebook and the audio book,, I couldn't put them down. I read it then I listened to it at work! It was incredible love story. The narrator did a great job of portraying the characters! What are you waiting for, get your copy today! you will not be disappointed!
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
But wish Kathryn had used another narrator. Had I looked more carefully at the narrator of this novel I would not have purchased it. He puts me to sleep. The story is wonderful and I am a huge fan of Kathryn Le Veque’s historical novels. So glad I buy her books as well. For then I can read the parts I fell asleep in. Can not wait for her next novel.
Always a great listen. Enjoyed every book of Kathryn's. I tank you for giving me so much enjoyment