Beauty from Pain : Beauty Series

  • by Georgia Cates
  • Narrated by Bunny Warren, Robert Black
  • Series: Beauty Series
  • 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

They agreed on three months... but their love knew no boundaries.
Jack McLachlan is a winemaking magnate and easily one of Australia's most eligible bachelors. His success and wealth makes him no stranger to the complications of romantic relationships and that's why he goes to extreme measures to avoid the hassle. He prefers simplicity in the form of a beautiful female companion with no strings attached. He arranges relationships like business deals and they're always the same. No long term relationships. No real names.
It's his game and his rules. He's content to play as usual, but when Laurelyn Prescott enters his life, his strategy must change because this player is like none he's ever encountered. His world is turned on its head after he begins a three month affair with the beautiful American musician. Nothing goes according to plan and as he breaks more and more of his own rules for her, she's exceptionally close to becoming something he never thought possible. His ultimate game changer.
Beauty from Pain is an adult contemporary novel and is not intended for younger listeners due to mature content.

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Well written story - patchy narration

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes - if they liked 50SOG or the Crossfire series.


Who was your favorite character and why?

Laurelyn - I love her southern sass.


Did Bunny Warren and Robert Black do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

Bunny Warren - yes she did an excellent job of narration IMO. Both her Laurelyn and Jack were believable. But as a Brit I'm no authority on Southern accents and I didn't find her Australian ones too off the mark.

Robert Black was not such an easy listen for me. His Australian accents weren't great, but I could live with that. It was his female characters that I struggled with. Others have commented that he sounded like a transvestite and I'd have to agree to some extent.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Actually no. I needed a few breaks - it was a bit emotionally intense at times.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-11-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios