The Storm Sister : The Seven Sisters

  • by Lucinda Riley
  • Narrated by Noreen Leighton, Rachel Lincoln
  • Series: The Seven Sisters
  • 21 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A talented sailor, Ally is about to compete in one of the world's most challenging yacht races when she hears the news of her adoptive father's sudden death.
In the aftermath of the harrowing events that follow, Ally pursues the clues her father left her to the icy beauty of Norway. There, she begins to discover how her story is inextricably bound to that of a young unknown singer, Anna Landvik, who lived there over 100 years before.


What the Critics Say

"What an absolutely fantastic storyteller - I was immediately immersed in the story, and absolutely compelled." (Katherine Webb on The Seven Sisters)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Bad accents

I have listened to several of Lucinda Riley's books and enjoyed them very much. While I enjoyed the story in The Storm Sister, I do question the artistic licence the author gives herself with regards to the main character's implied blood ties to a famous historic character.
I was not really impressed with the narration. I thought that the French accent was unnecessary and didn't really add to the story, rather the opposite in fact. And the Norwegian part was a disaster! I am a native Norwegian, and the pronunciation of the Norwegian words like Mor (mother), Far (father), Kjære (dear) and location names made me cringe every time. The Norwegian language has 3 letters that don't exist in English - æ, ø, å. The narrator got them frequently confused, and repeatedly used the sounds in words that don't even have those sounds. I realise that Norwegian isn't a widely spoken language, but this doesn't justify not doing your research and making sure that words are pronounced correctly.
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- Lise Kaspersen

Silly story about lightweight glossy people

What would have made The Storm Sister better?

Narration more in keeping with the character; the poor french accent is unnecessary and makes the character sound vacuous and pathetic

What could Lucinda Riley have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Created people with depth and character

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Noreen Leighton and Rachel Lincoln ?

Juliet Stevenson

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Irritation and disappointment

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-11-2015
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks