Martin Cartier is a professional hockey player and sports legend. Womena everywhere respond to his charm and good looks. But Martin's polished exterior barely hides a core of rage and bitterness. Haunted by his father's negligence and the sudden death of his daughter, he strives to win at all costs.
Against all odds, May, Martin, and Kylie become a family. Gradually, May's compassion and Kylie's insight lead Martin to reveal the painful secrets of his past. But when May begins a search for Martin's estranged father, her efforts nearly destroy their relationship. Then Martin faces a threat to his career that his drive and strength cannot overcome. Only Kylie sees the way home - and only May can lead him there.
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An agressive ice hockey player is tormented by the death of his daughter. He meets a single mother and her psychic daughter on a doomed flight. They make it out alive and get married, but the psychic starts getting visions of the deceased daughter, and she has a message that can't be understood.
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book. I had never read any thing by Luanne Rice before so she was new to me. I can say it was well worth the listen. Laurel M. the narrator did a fantastic job, so well done to her.
"LOVE the story - not so much the performance."
Not at all. I read the book years ago and loved the story. I got the audiobook to listen to during a cross country flight. It's the first audiobook I've purchased that I could not finish.
The "back story" of Martin growing up in Canada and how his father treated him gave a solid base to much of the rest of the story.
Soft, light, flat
The book - yes. The audiobook - no.
I have no issues with Laural Merlington's voice. It simply isn't suited for this book. One of the central characters is a burly professional hockey player and her voice simply isn't strong enough to carry it off. She did fine with the female characters.
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