Black Hills

  • by Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by Nick Podehl
  • 16 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A summer at his grandparents' South Dakota ranch is not 11-year-old Cooper Sullivan's idea of a good time. But things are a bit more bearable now that he's discovered the neighbor girl, Lil Chance, and her homemade batting cage. Even horseback riding isn't as awful as Coop thought it would be. Each year, with Coop's annual summer visit, their friendship deepens from innocent games to stolen kisses, but there is one shared experience that will forever haunt them: the terrifying discovery of a hiker's body.As the seasons change and the years roll, Lil stays steadfast to her dreams of becoming a wildlife biologist and protecting her family land, while Coop struggles with his father's demand that he attend law school and join the family firm. Twelve years after they walked together hand in hand, fate has brought them back to the Black Hills when people and things they hold most dear need them most.An investigator in New York, Coop recently left his fast-paced life to care for his aging grandparents and the ranch he has come to call home. Though the memory of his touch still haunts her, Lil has let nothing stop her dream of opening the Chance Wildlife Refuge, but something . . . or someone . . . has been keeping a close watch. When small pranks and acts of destruction escalate into the heartless killing of Lil's beloved cougar, recollections of an unsolved murder in these very hills have Coop springing to action to keep Lil safe.Lil and Coop both know the natural dangers that lurk in the wild landscape of the Black Hills. But now they must work together to unearth a killer of twisted and unnatural instincts who has singled them out as prey.

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Excellent Story

I loved the story, the romance, the drama. Very well written. I think the storyteller has an excellent voice, at the same time he needed to provide more distinction between characters. He had different voices for them but wasn’t able to hold them consistently through the book. Still, a fantastic story and great to listen too.
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Very easy to listen to.

I did not know what to expect and had never read Nora Roberts before but I was surprised and pleased.The story contained believable characters and tension was maintained as inbuilt to an exciting climax
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-07-2009
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio