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The Proposal Audiobook

The Proposal: The English Garden Series, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Acclaimed, best-selling author Lori Wick's The Proposal is a moving tale of Christ's love at work in early 19th-century London. William Jennings is not married and likes it that way. But when a relative passes away, he is suddenly guardian of three young children. This unexpected development provides him a male heir without the bother of a wife, yet the children quickly become more than he can handle. Finding help from a truly remarkable woman, he learns to see the world in a completely different light.

©2002 Lori Wick (P)2003 Recorded Books, LLC

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  • Tammy
    24/01/12
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    "Wonderful story!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Proposal to be better than the print version?

    The book was great and the audio lives up to the books greatness.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Everything. Characters were great. The story was wonderful.


    Which character ??? as performed by Virginia Leishman ??? was your favorite?

    She did a great job on male and female characters. You were immediately engrossed in the story as she had all the characters flow flawlessly.


    If you could rename The Proposal, what would you call it?

    It's a great title I wouldn't change it.


    Any additional comments?

    Thank you audible for having more Lori Wick books. She has a lot more we would all enjoy listening too. Can't wait to see more listed.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Jill Buchholz
    14/05/12
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    "Families and romance in early England countryside"
    What made the experience of listening to The Proposal the most enjoyable?

    The narrator's English accent really helped the story come to life. I enjoyed getting a glimpse of what country life for the priviledged was like during this period of England's history.


    What other book might you compare The Proposal to and why?

    Similar in some ways to Colleen Coble's Lonestar series where characters in those stories marry out of need, rather than love. Both author's do a good job of demonstrating the importance of friendship, respect, and commitment in a marriage, rather than depending solely on love.


    What does Virginia Leishman bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The accent, most definitely!


    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Deanna
    Hebron, NE, United States
    23/07/12
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    "Great"

    This is a wonderful book. It was the first Lori Wick book for me to "read". It will not be the last. Audible is quickly becoming my favorite. The narrator did a great job.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Debbie
    04/05/15
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    "Happy to see it available on audible"

    I have read the book 3 times. In fact all in this series. Would love to see the Kensington Chronicles on audible.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Katidid
    So, Cal USA
    05/04/15
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    "I Loved the Book and despised the performance"
    What did you like best about The Proposal? What did you like least?

    I love this series! I love Lori Wick! I have never read a book of hers that I haven't liked. However, the performance by Virginia Leishman left a lot to be desired. Now don't get me wrong, her style of reading was good for the most part, and the various voices that she used for the different characters was also good, it was the noises that she kept making with her mouth while she was reading that drove me insane. Every time she made one of those noise I wanted to cringe. At one point during this book, it got so bad that I almost gave up on the entire series when I realized she read all the books. The noises that she made almost sounded like chewing or like she was swishing the spit in her mouth around. It was just gross and I believe I will stick to reading these on Kindle from now on.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    the oldest sibling… I forgot his name, but he is my favorite character. The wisdom and caring for his younger siblings is just astounding.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Virginia Leishman?

    I'm not well-versed enough to have a good answer to this, but I'm not sure that anyone that didn't make those horrid noises with their mouths wouldn't be better.


    Was The Proposal worth the listening time?

    No, but not because of the story. The story was excellent. It was the performance that makes me say no.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Carmen M Spruill
    16/11/16
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    "Sweet Sweet Story"

    This book had me laughing, crying, surprised, inspired, and excited. So many feelings a good story can bring.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Joyce V. Russell
    29/10/16
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    "A kind clean and wonderful love story"

    Lori Wick has been one of my favorite authors for many years. For me it was a very special surprise when I signed up for audible books that she had one there for me! I hope one day I can have Sophie's heart on audible.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Christine M Dorman
    LYNCHBURG, VA, US
    22/03/16
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    "Enjoyable Book"

    My daughters and I listened to this book as we traveled. The beginning started a little slow but eventually captured our full attention. We were able to listen comfortably free from worry that there would suddenly be inappropriate language or content. The narrator did an excellent job, loved her English accent and voice changes. We will recommend this book to our friends. My favorite Lori Wick novel is the Hawk and the Jewel. I hope audible books will add this novel to their library soon.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Auburn
    Alabama
    06/11/15
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    "Great book - poor reading of it"
    What did you love best about The Proposal?

    Great story - I'm a big fan of Lori Wick's books


    What didn’t you like about Virginia Leishman’s performance?

    The narrator's inflections and timing make this painful to listen to. I couldn't even get through the first chapter. . .and I love this story, which says how bad it was.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jayne
    CARMICHAEL, CA, United States
    15/03/14
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    "Easy and Pleasant listening!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Lovely Story - Christian Thought is inspiring and appreciated!


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    The female protagonist reminded me a little of Jane Eyre - one of my favorite books.


    Have you listened to any of Virginia Leishman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    First Time to hear of Virginia Leishman.


    If you could take any character from The Proposal out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    William Jennings


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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