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Publisher's Summary

The young, beautiful, and relentless Lara Cameron has amassed international wealth and power, with equal success in affairs of the heart. But an angry ex-lover has vengeance in mind - a motive that could cost Lara the empire she struggled a lifetime to build. Setting the stage in Scotland and Nova Scotia, maestro of mystery Sydney Sheldon lures his readers down a chain of intrigue through Chicago, New York, London, Rome, and Reno. Hollywood's Roddy McDowall narrates the shocks and turns of Lara's climb from a past she tries to suppress.

©1992 by Sheldon Literary Trust (P)1992 Dove Audio, Inc.

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Redo needed

Rody McDowell is not a very good book reader and the recording is lower quality than is now routine. The book is pretty good Sheldon.

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very muffled sound and quite random accents.

At times Scottish, others Irish, this author reads with energy but his Italian American is simply poor, a whisper that barely reaches the earphone. Not the best Sidney but still with some merit

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muffled audio

Great Sidney Sheldon story as usual. However the muffled audio somewhat took away from the experience

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Good bood, terrible audio

quality of the audio is beyond terrible it is very hard to listen to and it's very hard to understand the words

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The audio is mushy

It's a good story. The recording is mushy sounding. It's not because of Roddy McDowall. It's a poor quality recording.

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great book on the road

narrator at first wasn't sure about him but then it grew on me as the book went on

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great listen

I read the book many many years ago but listening was such an incredible delight.

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An example of love

loved it,very interesting from start to finish. It is a must have in your labary

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I want High resolution!

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Good story but the narration was monotone.

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Different dialects/voices for the characters. It was difficult to understand where one character ended and another began.

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  • 09-26-19

Listening to this is painful

The man reading this book is absolutely awful. He clearly doesn’t understand the brief as I believe he dramatised a lot of the main characters lines very incorrectly. Proving he clearly doesn’t understand the essence of her character

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  • Moriam Bartlett
  • 01-24-19

Good story but terrible audio quality

Really enjoyed the story but the quality of the audio was awful. Audiobooks let down!