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Guarding Her Heart

Narrated by: Nicole Evans Haumesser
Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: LGBT, Romance
4.7 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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Summary

Ash Harker is skilled at her job as a professional bodyguard. She's former military, but she also has a secret romantic streak a mile wide. She’s just always known that true love is for other people - people with fewer scars than she has.

Serena Davenport has clawed her way to the top of the business world, and with a successful company to run, she has no time for love. But when Serena finds herself the target of a stalker and needs someone to keep her safe, the bodyguard who shows up at her door looks startlingly familiar....

One terrible date a few weeks ago was something both Ash and Serena swore to put behind them. But now, unexpectedly, they're forced back into each other’s lives. The date may have been a disaster, but the scorching hot attraction between them is undeniable.

With a murderous criminal on their trail, they can’t afford any distractions - and what’s more distracting than love?

©2019 Marian Snowe (P)2019 Marian Snowe

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  • Rachel
  • 24-07-19

Aw man

I just started this and I can’t STAND the narrator. Continuous awkward breaks mid sentence. I don’t know if I can’t make it through the book honestly. Super disappointed.

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  • josh seibert
  • 05-08-19

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What i heard of the story, it was good. I just couldn't continue listening. The narrator sounded unsure of what she was reading. There were pauses and she sounded flat. It was like she was handed the book and told to read. Then, her first take was produced. I will give the author and the narrated another chance with other books. However this one is ruined for me.

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  • M. Adkins
  • 12-09-19

One of my favorite narrators !

I have difficulty listening to a few narrators, everyone has their own personal preferences! I'll definitely be looking for other audio books with Nicole Haumesser as the narrator.

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  • Mari Stark
  • 05-08-19

Brilliant read

This is the first book I read of Marian Snowe and for me was a great introduction. I enjoyed very much the story, the plot, the twists and turns, the characters. Everything is well assembled and works perfect. I loved this book completely! The suspense, intrigue, romance, passion, the raw emotions and the chemistry of the characters was absolutely fantastic. The storyline moved along flawlessly and kept me engaged at all times. I’d love to see these characters again in another book. The suspense as well as the characters are very well developed. It is great to see the growth of the characters all through the story. There are a lot of things I didn’t see coming. Got me on edge and turning pages until the end, trying to discover where all the enthralling plot lines would end. Got me hooked me from the first page. The narration is excellent, Nicole brings all the emotions and the characters to life so well, it’s easy to be part of the story and feel connected to the characters. It’s an excellent read that I’d like to recommend to anyone who enjoys a good romance, suspense and killer chemistry between the main characters. I received an ARC copy of the book and voluntarily leaving my review.

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  • JT
  • 21-07-19

All around winner

This is an exceptional audio book. Nicole does an incredible job of bringing the story and the characters to life. The suspense and the personalities are well developed and believable.The layers of this story make it a different type of emotional read than I usually find enjoyable. I was actually disappointed when I finished it. This is the first book I have experienced by Marain Snowe. I am now looking forward to adding anything she has written or will write in the future to my TBR or listened to list.

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  • Lira D.
  • 12-09-19

Narrator just ruined it for me

I don't know if it's a production issue or just the narration, but I couldn't get through it. At times rhe narrator sounds like Siri reading a book to you. She..reads...it.....like..this. Odd pauses and stutters like they're reading a teleprompter that is only giving them 1 to 2 words at a time. I tried speeding up the audio but that made the read parts sound rushed instead of eliminating the gaps. The 2 hours I did listen I liked the story and wanted to know more, but I think it would be better to just read it for myself. I'm so sorry to the author and the narrator, but it just wasn't put together well sound wise.

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  • Blessed 2 B A Mom
  • 09-09-19

Great story....horrible narration

The narrator needs a lot of practice. The narrator paused at inappropriate times in a sentence and sounded robotic much of the time.

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  • Buyer of goods
  • 07-09-20

Dangerous Romance

This was the classic bodyguard story, now in women-loving-women form. I'm a sucker for remakes. Of course you know how it's going to progress, but the characters' stories are interesting nonetheless. I do honestly wish we got more answers on the *how* of some things, but I can live without those since the romance was the main focus. That sneaky author almost got me with a certain twist, but I appreciate her being here for the gays. All this fluff gives a girl the warm and fuzzies. There was a dash of angst here and there, an action sequence I would have loved to see, and feelings aplenty. The narrator had a nice voice that was easy to listen to, but her stilted reading was something I had to get used to. Also, there seemed to be about 3 seconds of lost audio in the middle of a scene where 3 seconds was significant. Not that this was on the narrator. She was able to convey feelings really well, and gave each person a distinct voice which helped during some of the conversations. It was honestly just the way she halted in sentences that threw off the listen for me. But I don't think it was 3 stars worthy.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-01-20

Loved the story line hated the narrator

Although it was a cute story the narrator was horrible making awkward pauses the entire book and often not resonating the emotion behind it.

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  • Sab
  • 10-12-19

Loved it

I was kept on my toes the whole book, I loved the way it begins, there were two great main characters and a deep engaging story. The only thin that I can say is that the quality of the recording is not at best. But narration was excellent.