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Outpost in Time

The After Cilmeri Series, Book 11
Narrated by: Laurel Schroeder
Series: After Cilmeri, Book 11
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Summary

March 1294. Ireland is at a crossroads. The different factions - Irish, Danish, and English - are tearing the country apart with their constant warfare. Hoping to hammer out a treaty, David calls the Irish Parliament into session. Unfortunately, some lords are far more interested in fighting than talking, and it isn't long before the conference goes awry. With the future of Ireland at stake, David finds himself caught up in a far-reaching conspiracy that puts not only his own life on the line, but his family's as well.

©2016 Sarah Woodbury (P)2017 Sarah Woodbury

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Absolutely fantastic

What made the experience of listening to Outpost in Time the most enjoyable?

Once again a brilliant book from Sarah. Really, really love this series, so much so that i never tire of re-reading or listening to over and over again.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Meg, because she is so strong

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

She brings it to life

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Not sure, sorry.

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A fantastic read and listen, cant wait for the next one.

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  • Debbajoy
  • 21-09-19

People can be predictable...or not!

so many accents! I have no idea if they are correct, but they are consistent. Enjoyable story. Ready for the next one!

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  • Jane Gue
  • 27-08-19

...that was quick!

I have enjoyed The After Cilmeri series, going from one exciting story onto the next. I love how intricately they are woven, and now that I'm several books along - I'm remembering characters and situations from the first ones as they appear! THIS book Outpost in Time went by so fast! I was in the last chapters before I knew it. Sarah has created a fascinating story and tells it in a format that I also enjoy - having each chapter be a different character's experience/voice is cool! Laura Schroeder is excellent in her delivery giving each voice a different inflection that you will recognize who is speaking easily. I recommend Outpost in Time as I do all of the previous books in this series! And now off to explore Shades of Time!

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  • Creole ZZyzx
  • 21-03-18

Narrator - UGH

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

I would recommend reading the book - not listening to the audible version. The Narrator does not articulate her words crisply - she almost sighs at the end OF EVERY WORD. It's almost like she doesn't want to ready the story or she's trying to be "husky", like this is a sex story and it's not.

Would you be willing to try another one of Laurel Schroeder’s performances?

NO. I would not to like to listen to the narrator every again. Her sighing at the end of every word is like fingernails running down a chalkboard.

Was Outpost in Time worth the listening time?

No - the narrator is terrible.

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  • Mary Customer
  • 18-02-17

Outpost in Time

Great book for the series about the family that travels back in time to create a different world.

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  • Kindle Customer no name Vernon
  • 26-11-19

Outpost in Time

I thoroughly enjoy the After Cilmeri series. Having someone reading aloud as I read the text enhances the book for me especially pronouncing the Welsh and Irish words. Sarah's books have captivated my imagination since I read the first book years ago, and never disappoints me.

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  • Angela
  • 21-11-18

Wonderful!

This book is incredible. Good story, well read. Historically interesting and beautifully written fiction. Highly recommend!

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  • Tish
  • 29-09-18

Awesome series!

I have thoroughly enjoyed every book I have in this series. They always leave me wanting more.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-10-17

Love this series!

From the first book I was hooked! They have all been good and I love continuing the story with the family that I’ve come to know so well!

Was the first book I picked with my new Audible account. Found I thoroughly enjoyed listening to the story is much as I like reading them. The narrator was excellent!

Audible is really nice. Found myself listening to it in the car, in the bathtub or on a walk. Places I could never read before.

Highly recommend Audible and Sarah Woodbury books!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15-06-17

This series keeps getting better

Would you listen to Outpost in Time again? Why?

Absolutely. I have listened to it three times already. I always find things I missed. It is so full of rich details and so interesting. Plus I love the humor and the characters.

Who was your favorite character and why?

This is a hard one. I loved learning more about Christopher but so many favorites were in this book which was why this is one of my favorites in the series.

What about Laurel Schroeder’s performance did you like?

I love the fact that she does the accents well and gives different voices so that I know who is speaking just by her voice.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes if I could. Just loveed it.

Any additional comments?

Get them all. You won't regret it.

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  • KaitlynRAH
  • 13-09-19

I'm not happy with her reading of this book.

Laurel Schroeder reads all of these After Cilmari books. For the most part she's quite tolerable. I would not say that she's my favorite reader. I'm happy to know the proper pronunciation of the Welsh and Gaelic words. But I do not like her reading of this particular book. It's very choppy and breathy, if those two words should even be used in the same sentence. She doesn't sound like this in her reading of all the other books. I'm not giving a rating of the book here, although I love all of these books for the most part, there are a few things that I think are silly or unreasonable, but for the most part I think they follow a logical progression. So this rating is actually just for her reading. And I think she needs to read more smoothly, don't trail off weirdly at the end of words and don't be so breathy.

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