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A favourite author

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Reviewed: 04-10-18

I wasn’t too keen on the narrator.... I didn’t think there was a need to exaggerate the accents so much, but I love the story

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Best ever

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Reviewed: 16-09-18

I read all the St Mary books, and IMO this is the best so far..... not too dark, and the introduction of the trainees was a nice touch..... good strong story line

Fabulous series

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Reviewed: 13-07-18

I love these books, a great merging of fantasy and reality.strong characters , funny and sad in equal measure

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Strong characters

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Reviewed: 22-04-18

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

For any fan of Georgette Heyer this is a well narrated piece of fun with strong characters

What was one of the most memorable moments of Faro's Daughter?

The Verbal sparring between Deb and Max

What does Laura Paton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

It’s more she doesn’t detract from the characters and the book. Her diction is clear and unaffected and the voices appropriate to the characters. I read Federica recently, my all time favourite, and was so appalled by the narration I returned it. My first ever audible return 😔

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Yes, I always like the bit when Max is locked in the cellar and Deb leaves him a candle

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Favourite author

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Reviewed: 19-04-18

I enjoy Georgette Heyer very much it the book was spoiled by the narrator..... The voice used for Alverstoke I assume was meant to be dignified and austere, however sounded more like someone nearer 70....and Felix was some lisping baby

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excellent plot line, fast paced,great narrator

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Reviewed: 19-04-17

If you could sum up And the Rest Is History in three words, what would they be?

Funny, tragic, compelling.
read the series in order for maximum enjoyment

Who was your favorite character and why?

Hard one, as all the characters bring something to the book, but as always, Max wins out...the main character who has her fair share of trauma and tears

What does Zara Ramm bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Excellent narrator

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Dreadful organization of stories

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Reviewed: 29-03-17

Is there anything you would change about this book?

There is no way to see the order of the books, no chapter headings, no named books...it seems to be a start at the beginning and go all the way through..The book is divided into 9 parts, fair enough...it's a lot to download at one time, but the order is impossible to follow...for example Section 3, Chapter 3 was Silver Blaze Chapter 13 is the adventure of the Naval Treaty Chapter 19 is called Chapter 4 of Hound of the Baskervilles Chapter 7 of Hound of the baskervilles is the first part of section 4....and so it goes on

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Best ever

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Reviewed: 07-03-17

IMO this was the best St Mary so far... great plot, character development and still packed with humour and intrigue in equal dollops!

Excellent series

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Reviewed: 05-02-17

Great fun... if at all possible read these in the correct order for maximum enjoyment!