The Man from Stone Creek : Stone Creek (Miller)

  • by Linda Lael Miller
  • Narrated by Buck Schirner
  • Series: Stone Creek (Miller)
  • 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

There was trouble in Haven, Arizona, and Ranger Sam O'Ballivan was determined to sort it all out. Badge and gun hidden, he arrived posing as the new schoolteacher, and his first order of business was to bring the rough ranchers' children under control. To that end, he called on Maddie Chancelor, the local postmistress, whose younger brother was in firm need of discipline. Sam wasn't sure what to expect - but it was definitely not this graceful woman whose prim, proper stance was so at odds with the fire in her eyes. Working undercover to capture a dangerous band of rustlers and train robbers was a job that had always kept him apart from other people. He was a man with his heart firmly in check - until Maddie. Now she was unwittingly tempting him down a path he swore he'd never travel.

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3 And One Half Stars

As I am a huge fan of Linda Lael Miller, I have listened to all of the Linda Lael Miller books that Audible has available. I really wanted to give this book 4 or 5 stars but I couldnt this time. This is my least favorite of the 6 available audiobooks. Its an enjoyable book however it is the most violent of the 6 books and has the least amount of romance. She does write an excellent story and gives a very realistic feel for the old west. This narrator and Lauren Fortgang (who narrated the McKettrick Way) are my least favorite narrations of this group of audiobooks. Buck Schirner (who did a better narration in The Poet by Michael Connelly) has an excellent speaking voice, but his character voices (womens dialog in particular) were shrill and unrealistic. His voice seemed to drone on and I would lose concentration and have to rewind often and listen again to keep up with the story line. I did not find his voice conducive to a romance story. That being said, I still look forward to more Linda Lael Miller books (and hope that they are narrated by Christina Moore, Laurel Merlington, Sandra Burr or Dick Hill).
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- Pauline

This was a good book, however

it's not as good as her others I've read. A Wanted Man is a good one for a historical western/love story.
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- Cheryl

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-17-2008
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio