• Talkeetna Twines

  • Alaska Wilderness Survival, Mystery and Romance
  • By: Suzanne Bassette
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Brush
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 17-03-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Books in Motion
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (7 ratings)


A normal Alaskan life is suddenly shattered by violence. Rebecca Milton's reaction to run as quickly and as far as she can leads her deep into the sub-arctic mountains of Central Alaska. Now she must depend on her own survival skills as she faces the extremes of Mother Nature, as well as the rocky road of emotional recovery, but she is not alone. Others have their own reasons for turning to the wilderness. Can any of them survive the tumult of violence?Tangled threads of life and death follow Rebecca's desperate bid for freedom, for a new beginning, and for life high within Alaska's wilderness.
©1998 Suzanne Bassette; (P)2002 Books in Motion
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2 out of 5 stars
By Pamela M. on 17-09-12

This Book was FUNNY!

This woman running for her life ends up in the Alaskan outback with nothing and she totally sets up house. She digs a cozy cave home, carves a dining room table out of a bolder and makes an oven out of dirt. She finds food at her feet, found a good dog wondering around and one day a horse just showed up - she even found her prince charming out there. It just seemed everything she needed just popped up. The woman even made biscuits in her dirt oven but it never did mention where she got the flour to do it.

Living and making it the Alaskan bush is HARD! Everything is a struggle and with the animals and insects you’re in the fight for your life…for this woman it was a day at the mall.

Even though the storyline was out there it was entertaining. I did laugh quite a bit and it did keep me in suspense since I kept waiting to see if she was going to build a dishwasher out of sticks (ha!). If your looking for a survival story this isn't it but if your looking for an easy listen with corny storyline this might fit the bill.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Randy on 02-11-11

Great idea for a book.

Would you consider the audio edition of Talkeetna Twines to be better than the print version?

I could imagine the problems associated with hiding and yet the need to survive. Surviving includes the ability to feel value in one's own life and value in others. Listening allowed my mind an opportunity to review my thoughts as well as those by the author.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

I enjoyed the mental pictures developed while listening to this book.

Any additional comments?

This book is a great value for the money. I will listen again.

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