Hi book friends! Today, we’re going back in time to one of my favorite audiobook series that I talked about on our Ginger Mom & Company blog, WAAAAAYYYY back in 2017! 4 years ago TODAY, I reviewed Paradise Cove by Patrice Wilton and absolutely fell in love with Sean and Kayla. Their romance is such a sweet one and hearing the story through narration really brought it to life for me! So, without further ado, let’s talk about the book …
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First Thoughts on Paradise Cove …
For the first half of Paradise Cove, I completely intended to give it 4 stars. Then I finished up the last 50+ pages in the middle of the night and ended it with a silly grin on my face (yes, those are pretty frequent). The ending definitely brought this up to 5 stars!
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PARADISE COVE by Patrice Wilton
Narrated by: Cynthia Vail
Series: Paradise Cove #1
Published: April 19, 2016 by Patrice Wilton
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 7 hrs 53 mins
Format Read: Audiobook
Buy It: Amazon
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Reviewed by: Megan
Original Review: Ginger Mom & Company
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5 stars)
ABOUT THE BOOK
Cardiac surgeon Sean Flannigan lost his daughter to a rare form of leukemia; he can mend broken hearts, but his is beyond repair. Kayla Holmes, along with her sisters, inherited guest cottages in the Keys after their stepfather died. Their high spirits and positive energy are a beacon of light that directs Sean’s sailboat into Paradise Cove. Can Kayla’s compassion find a crack in Sean’s armor? Sometimes love isn’t enough to heal a wounded heart.
>>> This book review originally appeared on our former blog, Ginger Mom & Company, on August 3, 2017
I received this eARC (digital advanced reader copy) audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour for Paradise Cove with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour was sponsored by Patrice Wilton. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.<<<
I did have one issue in the beginning and that was figuring out which of the women was the one speaking. All the voices blended together . . . in the beginning. So I downloaded the Kindle version and tried to read along with the audio. Then, about 1/3 of the way through the book, this wasn’t a problem anymore. The characters’ voices seemed distinct enough, I think. And I really enjoyed the accent Cynthia Vail gave Sean *almost swoons just thinking about him* She did a great job with Sean, as well as with Miguel and his family.
This book was definitely an easy read/listen. I loved the characters and the story had a very good flow/rhythm to it. There were very few, if any, downtime spots. Everything kept moving along so I always wondered what was going to happen next. I really enjoyed it and can’t wait to dive into the next one (also an audio for me!).
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About the Author – Patrice Wilton
Patrice Wilton knew from the age of twelve that she wanted to write books that would take the reader to faraway places. As a voracious reader, she gobbled up books, and her imagination soared. She was born in Vancouver, Canada, and had a great need to see the world that she had read about.
Patrice became a flight attendant for seventeen years and traveled the world. At the age of forty she sat down to write her first book – in longhand! Her interests include tennis, golf, and writing stories for women of all ages. She is the proud mother of two, has three lovely grand-daughters, and a wonderful man at her side. They live in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he teaches her golf, and she teaches him patience.