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H.R.H. Audiobook

H.R.H.

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Publisher's Summary

In a novel in which ancient traditions conflict with reality and the pressures of modern life, a young European princess proves that simplicity, courage, and dignity can win the day, and forever alters her world.

In blue jeans and a pullover, Princess Christianna is a young woman of her times: born in Europe, educated in America, worried about the future of the world she lives in, responsible beyond her years. Christianna is the only daughter of the Reigning Prince of a European nation that takes its royalty seriously � and her father has ironclad plans for Christianna's life, a burden that is almost unbearable.

Now, after four years at Berkeley, life in her father's palace cannot distract Christianna from what she sees outside the kingdom: the suffering of children, the ravages of terrorism and disease. Determined to make a difference in the world, she persuades His Royal Highness, her father, to let her volunteer for the Red Cross in East Africa. And for Christianna, a journey of discovery, change, and awakening begins.

Under a searing East African sun, Christianna plunges into the dusty, bustling life of an international relief camp, finding a passion and a calling among the brave doctors and volunteers. Finally free from the scrutiny of her royal life, Christianna struggles to keep her identity a secret from her new friends and coworkers � and even from Parker Williams, the young doctor from Doctors Without Borders who works alongside Christianna and shares her dedication to healing. But as violence approaches and invades the camp, and the pressures of her royal life beckon her home, Christianna's struggle for freedom takes an extraordinary turn. By a simple twist of fate, in one shocking moment, Christianna's life is changed forever in ways she never could have foreseen.

©2006 Danielle Steel; (P)2006 Random House, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Steel's fans will be waiting for this one." (Booklist)

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  • Kathy
    WALHALLA, SC, United States
    01/07/13
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    "A Story of True Love"

    Jay Sanders does an outstanding job making the personalities of the characters come to life. A tale of true love and commitment of family, mankind and community. I loved every moment! You may need a box of Kleenex:)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Barbara
    28/11/16
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    "this book was really good!"

    I really loved this book!
    The narrator was awesome and not boring.
    I would recommend this book to anyone.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Adriana
    06/09/16
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    Performance
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    "Una historia Real"

    Hoy puede ser una historia verdadera y común en los reinos y principados que hay aún en Europa.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Laura
    22/03/16
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    Story
    "Boring"

    This book took way too long to get to the point. I actually don't even know what the point of the book was. Hated it!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • betty
    08/01/16
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    Performance
    Story
    "I Love to read Danielle Steel books"
    If you could sum up H.R.H. in three words, what would they be?

    I enjoyed this book


    Have you listened to any of Jay O. Sanders’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I love the way the Jay O. Sander's reads very relaxing voice


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amanda
    SANTA ROSA, CA, United States
    25/06/13
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    Performance
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    "Boring"
    What would have made H.R.H. better?

    This book it way to slow


    Would you ever listen to anything by Danielle Steel again?

    I love Danielle steels book and always read them and cant put them down but i couldnt get into this one


    What didn’t you like about Jay O. Sanders’s performance?

    boring monatone voice


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tanisha
    Meriden, CT, United States
    19/06/12
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    "Boring!"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Someone who likes the fairy princess waiting for someone to rescue her instead of her rescuing herself and making decisions about her life.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Killer


    Which character – as performed by Jay O. Sanders – was your favorite?

    Didn't have one.


    What character would you cut from H.R.H.?

    The main character.


    Any additional comments?

    I like Danielle Steel books especially Southern Lights but this one was just bad. The main character just whined about her life instead of taking it by the horns and living it. She had the means and opportunity but didn't look at the chances in front of her. She let life fall upon her instead of living it. The book doesn't start to have any action in it until the end and by that time you don't want to listen to anymore. I understand the HRH was young but this was more of a teenage romance novel than a adult romance novel. I can't even call it a light read because there was so much repetitiveness that it consumed most of the book. Danielle Steel's other books are much better. I would suggest you save your money or credit and use it for another selection.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • NM
    USA
    20/03/10
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    "sickly sweet book"

    The story is about princess (of course!), her ideal life and her nice personality. This is the most sickly sweet story I ever listen to. Author repeats the same phrases over and over again. It is very annoying for anybody with decent memory.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Beth
    26/06/07
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    "Easy listening"

    Good for beach or poolside. Danielle Steele has put out much better, but this was still enjoyable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Nicole
    Binghamton, NY, United States
    06/05/07
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    "Unlike the typical Steel book"

    Although Danielle Steel is usually pretty good, this book is excellent, and quite different from her standard books. I highly recommend this book!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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