Wicked Beginning : Ivy Morgan

  • by Lily Harper Hart
  • Narrated by Angel Clark
  • Series: Ivy Morgan
  • 18 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ivy Morgan is a witch with a mind of her own. What she doesn't need is romantic entanglements. That's why Jack Harker's appearance in her life is such a conundrum.
Jack Harker has a haunted past and all he wants is peace and quiet. He's left a life of violence and despair behind for the comforts of home and country. He might find peace in Ivy's presence, but he'll never find quiet.
Ivy and Jack are on a crash course for love, but they also have murder and mayhem in their way.
This omnibus includes the first three books in the Ivy Morgan Mystery series. Sit back and enjoy Wicked Days, Wicked Dreams and Wicked Times.


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Potentially good but actually very disappointing

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- Teddy


Would you try another book written by Lily Harper Hart or narrated by Angel Clark?


Would you ever listen to anything by Lily Harper Hart again?


If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Wicked Beginning?

Every scene where Ivy and Jack interacts! My God, this was bad! Really bad! How on earth can this whiny thirteen year old egocentric girl (I know she's older but it's hard to see) and this totally incompetent male police man who sounds like a thirteen year old boy even... Oh, so bad!

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I didn't have very high hopes for this book but I was willing to try it for some light reading. It was really bad. It's supposed to be about two adults and they are sooo silly, like unmature teenagers and they just keeps on whining! The characters are unintresting and the story is unlikely and not very intresting at all, which if the charachters was some people you did want to read about doesn matter, but now it's so obvious. I will never read another book by Lily Harper Hart nad I don't think I will listen to a book narreted by Angel Clark either. Her very hig pitched voice really emphazises the whining.

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- Rebecca

Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-10-2016
  • Publisher: Amanda M. Lee