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Summary

A wild, dangerous love

Amelia Howard cherishes her desert country. The dazzling colors, white heat, and rough sensuality of west Texas stir her very soul. But there's a serpent in her paradise: King Culhane. A towering sunburned cowboy with silver eyes that miss nothing, he's a man she's come to despise - no matter how much she had worshiped him when she was younger. 

As her father pushes her to secure a marriage proposal from King's mild-mannered brother in order to marry into the Culhane dynasty, Amelia assumes the mask of a demure young lady, always correct and obedient. It's a posture that King holds in contempt. Yet when she reveals the true force of her feelings, she unleashes a smoldering passion that cannot be denied. And everything - propriety, filial duty, even love - will be scorched in the wake of such all-consuming desire.

©1993 Susan Kyle (P)2019 Tantor

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Narration lets it down

I loved the story, but the narrators voice was so deep and slow it was difficult to listen to. At first I thought he was under the influence of a substance - but as the book went on and things didn’t change I came to the conclusion that it was his manner of speaking that was so irritating. I like to listen to my Audio Books whilst driving, or doing my housework etc but because of the almost illegible narration I had to sit quietly and listen or I would never have worked out the plot or heard the conclusion.

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  • April L. Goodman
  • 30-03-19

Amelia

I could not agree more about the narration of this book the voice is way to deep for this book. April Goodman

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  • S. kilpatrick
  • 27-03-19

The reader is horrible

I love Diana Palmer and this story it’s wonderful but the reader is awful. The reader has a deep voice and it is hard to understand what he is saying at times. You really have to listen to what he is saying

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-09-19

exciting and well written.

I enjoyed this book at first I did not like the narrator's voice but it actually makes this book memorable.

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  • Jim Whitney
  • 17-06-21

good book

just like all the others from this author very good books to read all the way to the end.

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  • Sharon L. Bach
  • 08-06-20

Surprised to see people didn't like the narration

Dawson Mcbride is truly one of my favorite narrator's. I had no issues with understanding him. I agree he has a deep voice but feel he does all of the characters justice. I had a bit of trouble with the hero in this book. Putting it bluntly he's a jerk most of the book. I settled on, "proof there is someone out there for everyone." A lot of sad in the book but does have a good ending. It is definitely worth a listen.

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  • kim
  • 05-12-19

Great narration

Not one of Diana bests but all right..listening made ir better...nothing wrong with the story. Just didnt like the hero.

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  • Norlatta Johnson
  • 23-07-19

make me laugh out loud and cry

loved it Terry titillating make me laugh I will read it again. absolutely loved it

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  • Anne Jacobs
  • 02-04-19

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Worst reading that I have ever listened to. I almost did not listen to the book.

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  • Linda Sigue
  • 27-03-19

good book but needs different narrator

I have loved this book since I have read it but the narrator who is reading it has too deep a voice for it. I think it should have been read by a woman instead. If there is a way to have a different person reading it would be a better story to listen to. This narrator sounds the same for every person in the book his voice doesn't change when a woman is talking. Is a woman was reading it there would be more feeling in the story.

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  • 10-04-19

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I love the book and could't wait for the audiobook. The narration of this book was awful. the narrator's voice was so slow and too deep. I was so disappointed.