• Morna's Legacy Set #1

  • Scottish Time Travel Romances
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 24 hrs and 50 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (1,235 ratings)

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Morna's Legacy Set #1

By: Bethany Claire
Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
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Publisher's Summary

USA TODAY best-selling Morna's Legacy Set #1 contains the following books from the Morna's Legacy Series:

Love Beyond Time (Book 1): When Texas Kindergarten teacher Brielle Montgomery accompanies her archaeologist mother on a dig in Scotland, they discover a secret spell room below the castle ruins. Bri finds herself transported back in time and suddenly married to the castle's ill-fated Laird. Now, she must work to change the fate of his people, not only to save herself, but to rescue the man she's come to love.

Love Beyond Reason (Book 2): When the only woman to ever steal Arran Conall's heart falls prey to ancient magic, she is transported to a time centuries ahead of him. Believing she is gone forever, he marries another to save her from an evil suitor, but his love for Blaire haunts him. Hundreds of years in the future, Blaire MacChristy lives each day adjusting to modern life. When visitors from her past arrive asking her to return, Blaire takes a chance on love. Will fate find a way to mend their broken hearts? Will they be able to stop the darkness that is coming for them both?

A Conall Christmas (Book 2.5): Christmas is approaching, and Adelle is determined to make it the best one Conall Castle has ever seen, but loneliness haunts her. Hew Moray has spent the last 20 years all alone. When a storm causes him to seek shelter at Conall Castle, he meets the first lass since the death of his wife to make his heart flutter in his chest once again. Can he release himself from his past grief to allow another love to enter his life? If he does, will his love be returned?

Love Beyond Hope (Book 3): After Mitsy's divorce, she flies to Scotland to forget about her own problems by helping her best friend. She finds few who know how to take her fiery personality in the 17th century, but she finds her match in Baodan, laird of McMillan Castle.

©2014 Bethany Claire (P)2016 Bethany Claire

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Not what I expected

I guess after being a fan of the Outlander series, my expectations were a little high. The quality of the dialogue, the predictability of each happy ending, it was just like a fairy tale written for teenagers.

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loved it.

listened to whole series one after the other. Fun to see how every character turned out. realistic, no, but who needs real.

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Don't bother

Narrator can't do the Scottish ascent. It sounded more Irish. Story line is juvenile with poor characters.

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More Please

Such an enjoyable set of stories and endearing cast of characters. Most enjoyably being able to seamlessly travel from one escapade to another without encumbrance. Knowing the rest of the series is available as a boxset only heightens my desire to experience the remaining trists of Morna's Legacy in the same manner as I did the first, only the audible companion does not yet exist, so I must reiterate my above sentiment: MORE PLEASE...

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Ehhhh, just okay...

This story borderlines on being a "trashy romance novel." Didn't need the graphic descriptions of romantic interludes. The storyline is predictable. The narrator wasn't very good. Not enough distinction between characters, and her "Scottish" accent frequently sounded more Irish than Scottish. I will not be purchasing the rest of the series.

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Great Listen--Don't question it, buy it

I love the job of narrating Lily Collingwood has done for the stories in the box set of Morna's Legacy. I greatly enjoyed the stories for the presentation and the fun of it all. I hope there will be more to you Scottish Time Travel Romance series

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Hard to finish.

Predictably written and terribly performance by the narrator. the accents were not authentic. I'd give it .5 stars if I could.

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Why Irish accents?

Any additional comments?

The story was fair, very predictable. My main problem was with the reader's accents....she had an incredibly good Irish brogue, too bad this was Scotland! I've been to both places and believe me they are not alike!! It was very disconcerting to me and more or less ruined the books.

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Well worth the credit

This is a whimsical bunch of stories and a fun listen even if far fetched

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Painful

The story is reminiscent of the Outlander series although it offers little historical depth and the writing is pedantic. What really ruins it though is the narration. The accents are gruesome and more of a distraction than anything. It is painful to listen to the audio version.

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  • Valerie
  • 09-12-16

Dreadful

Apart from the narrator, whose accent got nowhere near Scotland but drifted to New York Irish and back, the storyline was weak with the women inadequately drawn and the male characters unbelievable. I would suggest that the writer do some research and she will discover that Gaelic was the spoken and written language in the Highlands at that time and that no one would have understood a word her American characters were speaking.

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  • Ang
  • 09-12-20

Good story, ruined by the accent

Good fantasy story but my goodness the accent of the reader!. Not sure where it is meant to be from but it is nothing like Scottish with even the capital city of Edinburgh being pronounced wrong. Quite disconcerting.

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  • dee
  • 07-16-19

Child Like Storytelling

Very immature writing and no depth to the actual story, very basic . Could also do with a load more research into historical Scotland and what things were like in that error, not bringing things from the 20th century into the 17th century. The narration was also not great, there was no consistency with the accents.
This could be so much better if even a bit more elaboration went into the story.
Very disappointed I wasted a credit on this.

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  • Catherine
  • 09-06-17

Captivating

Absolutely fantastic it was exciting and had me captivated from the word go.

It had the right amount of romance, suspense and drama in each book. Truly awesome.

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  • Rosemary Hughes
  • 04-04-20

A true magical encounter

This set of books , all hinging on Morna's matchmaking and magic have been a joy to listen to. The audio rendition has added to the writer's techniques of engaging the reader with romance, drama and enchantment.
I have enjoyed the 4 books in this set.

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  • Stef
  • 08-17-19

Greatest time travel ever!

This was by far the best time travel series Ever!
Kept me hooked all the way to the end.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-15-22

REALLY enjoyed this series!

i REALLY enjoyed this series and will buy the future instalments.
I just wish there was a Scottish accent, not Irish, for the Scottish characters.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-21-22

Awful narration

I enjoyed the story but the narrator was terrible at accents. She kept shifting into a semi Irish accent for the Scottish characters. I found her poor switching between characters a real deal breaker for me. So annoying

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  • John Calluy
  • 10-12-21

Narrator needs to learn difference between Irish and Scottish accents

Wonderful story set in scotland. my only issue is the narrator using an Irish accent to portray Scottish characters. Quite irritating