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5+ stars for Love at Five Thousand Feet (Audiobook) by Jane Lewis #audiobookreview #romance #audible

Title: Love at Five Thousand Feet

Author: Jane Lewis

Narrator: Dawson McBride

Genre: Historical Romance, Romantic Fiction

Book Blurb:

After her mother’s death, Dottie Lester moves to her parent’s hometown of Saplingville, Georgia, with her alcoholic father. She wants to escape and go to live with her aunt in Macon, but first, she must get her father settled in his new job. When Dottie meets a handsome pilot and falls in love, her goal changes, but it is still no match for his desire to leave their small town behind and fly for a commercial airline.

Victor Douglas, United States Army Air Corps pilot, returns to Saplingville to help his ailing father. He has been flying his own JN-4 Jenny bi-plane for years. That and his army experience qualify him to apply for a job as a commercial airline pilot and win a coveted job offer, but how can he leave his father now, or a budding romance with the pretty new girl in town?

My Review:

Story Impressions –

Love at Five Thousand Feet is set during a time where life moved at a slower pace. I love everything about this audiobook from the setting to the characters to the family drama to the romance. Love at Five Thousand Feet is one of those audiobooks you won’t be able to stop listening to. The descriptive narration is first-class and immersive. It’s historically accurate and well described. The narration and setting almost become another character. Every scene is described so as to plunge the reader into the story. If you’re like me and love heartfelt, realistic romance set in a bygone era, you’ll want to read Love at Five Thousand Feet.

Narrator’s overall voice –

Dawson McBride’s voice is full-bodied with depth and character. Whether he’s narrating in Dottie’s voice or Victor’s voice, he brings the characters thoughts and feelings to life. The timbre of Dawson’s voice makes for an incredible listening experience. Such a brilliant performance.

Does the narrator fit the characters?

Yes, Dawson McBride fits the characters perfectly. I closed my eyes while listening and imagined every scene with ease.

Narrator’s reading style –

The reading style is nice and slow with a smooth baritone voice. He pauses when the story needs it and picks up speed during some intense scenes. He innately knows how to pull the listener into the story. I could listen to this over and over and never be bored.

Narrator’s impact on reading experience –

It’s all about the partnership between Dawson McBride and Jane Lewis. Jane Lewis is a brilliant writer who writes with passion and Dawson brings that story to life through his performance.

Narrator’s pacing –

The pacing is perfect with just the right amount of dramatic flair.

Audiobook flow –

The flow of this audiobook is so impressive. As someone who has listened to her fair share of audiobooks, this audiobook listens like a professional theatre production.

What makes this audiobook unique –

This audiobook reminds me of everything I love about historical romantic fiction but in listening format. The story and the narration will transport you.

Would I recommend this audiobook –

YES! This is the best audiobooks I’ve heard this year. So wonderful.

My Rating: 5+ stars

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Author Biography:

Jane Lewis dreamed of being a romance writer since she read her first romance novel. She wrote articles for her school newspaper, articles for a music magazine and composed and arranged music.

When she isn’t writing, re-writing or editing her next romance novel, she enjoys cooking, playing music, yoga, weight training and hanging out with her real-life hero, her husband.

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Reviewed by: Nancy


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