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Lyon's Gift  Audiobook

Lyon's Gift : The Highland Brides, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

Known as the Lyon for his prowess on the battle field, Piers de Montgomerie accepts a challenge from King David - squash a troublesome highland rebellion. For his payment, he accepts disputed lands, but soon discovers that what he truly desires is the highland beauty whose brothers will never bow to him.

Meghan Brodie refuses to be a pawn in a political game and vows not be won so easily. She resists the English Lyon...but even as she begins to realize their love is destined to heal an injured land, she cannot dare to hope the Lyon will see beyond physical beauty to love the imperfect lass within.

©1997 Tanya Anne Crosby (P)2015 Tanya Anne Crosby

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    Tess 02/07/2017
    Tess 02/07/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Lyon's Gift"

    Quite a good story ,but Spoiled by the appalling narration by Ewan
    Mac Rae. He makes the female characters sound so pathetic and the male characters voice even worse it spoiled the whole story .
    I'm going back to the kindle version as this Audible has totally put me off listening to any others Narrated by Ewan Mac Rae.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Kindle Customer
    Jacksonville, FL USA
    28/10/15
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    "Narrator"

    I love the fact that they had a Scotsman doing the narration for this book as he knew what he was saying and pronounced the word correctly. <br/>I hope he is doing the narration of the other books.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Myra
    The Colony, TX, United States
    15/02/16
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    "Left me wanting"

    Wasn't a good as the first one. Could have been the narriation. His voice was not distasteful I just couldn't get on board with it.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Susynne
    hartland, VT, United States
    08/07/15
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    "Delicious. . ."

    Lighthearted. .. simple and gentle.... but what does it matter so long as there's a hunky man and a sexy brogue and a castle!? I do have a singular complaint, a goat is a GOAT and a baby goat is a KID not a lamb. A SHEEP has a lamb. So using either lamb AND goat constantly referring to the same animal is asinine! Huge writing error! Apparently Tanya Anne Crosby has no idea what a goat or a sheep is because they aren't the same thing. How did no one catch this? Fair warning, it's all the same single animal even tho its confusing because it really isn't.

    NARRATOR : Sexy male voices.... deliciousness for my ears! The female voices of sexy sounding male narrators are often lacking in any femininity. Here too its true, yet I stopped hearing it as such very quickly! Well done!!!!!

    CREDITWORTHY? Yes, providing your looking for Scottish historical HEA romance and not a serious literary revelation. It is what it is and what it's meant to be.

    HEAT FACTOR: Soft steam but with a tendency to boil.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Fanni Ann
    Uk
    19/08/15
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    "Highland Brides"

    loved this, it was everything you could want, funny romantic, iand the narration was brilliant, well done Ewan and Tanya

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Deborah
    Martinsville, VA, United States
    18/08/15
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    "Can't Judge a book by its narration"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Lyon's Gift to be better than the print version?

    Absolutely not! The narrator's voice is so distracting that I had to keep going back to keep the story line since I had read the book previously and knew what should have been.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The Lyon was my favorite. Smart, cunning, romantic,


    What three words best describe Ewan MacRae’s voice?

    Distracting, Distracting, Distracting.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Neither. I had to keep reminding myself the cost of the audio version was minimal since I already owned the Kindle.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Cecelia
    Oklahoma, OK, United States
    13/07/15
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    "So disappointing."

    This was a good story. I enjoyed the basic plot, the characters, the comedy, and the romance. Yet everything felt incomplete or thrown together. The main story ended with no real resolution. There should have been another chapter, or at the very least an epilogue.
    The secondary love story between Allison and the oldest brother seemed to be just thrown in there wherever it could be, just so the bestie could have a happy ending too. But there was no back story, real explanation, or fluidity.
    Finally, please do not utilize Ewan MacRae when there are female voices. He already sounds like Joe Mantegna in all other voices, but his females are horrid. I doubt I will ever listen to another book narrated by him.
    This was so disappointing.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Tannith K.
    Haysville, KS, United States
    22/11/17
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    "Wish it was me "

    This and ever one of this books I have and love, there are no men like this in this world and most likely never will to fine really true love will never happen here for no man know what that mine LOVE? That what that is to a man a ? I have to go in side a book just to imagine what that is sense I never experienced true love and most likely never will sad I know but that the way it is. It called life and to know I will die and never experienced love hurt more then I can bear but I will go on with out that one thing in my life and listen to books until I go. So keep writing for us that have nothing but books to have some kind of life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Deborah Buskirk
    Cedar Grove, TN
    05/03/16
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    "Read the book instead"

    Read the 1st book in the series. Started listening to this #2. TERRIBLE, TERRIBLE narration. 40 minutes in, couldn't take it any more. I'll stick with the kindle version.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • MutteryBuffins
    USA
    03/11/15
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    "Don't waste your money"

    This was a terrible book. I figured I'd get this one since I liked the first one. I was very disappointed in this one. The story felt rushed. There wasn't any development. I felt NOTHING for the characters. The narration was awful as well. The accents were all over the place. I'll be returning this and taking the rest of the series out of my Wishlist.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • XmasMom
    United States
    09/01/16
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    "VERY DECEIVING compared to book #1"
    What would have made Lyon's Gift better?

    The narrator for one and a bit more adult style writings.


    What was most disappointing about Tanya Anne Crosby’s story?

    It sounded childish...did a teenager write this one?


    Would you be willing to try another one of Ewan MacRae’s performances?

    No, nope really bad female voices and most of his males voices were whiny.
    Wonder why they didn't keep Braden Wright from book 1.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Very disappointed! I really like Tanya Anne Crosby's books but something happen here.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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