Audio books are a growing market and the voice of the actor is part of a book’s success. This is a lovely review of the audio version of ‘The Christmas Promise’ and I’m reblogging it because it illustrates the importance of the narrator’s voice.
I just didn’t want to switch this audiobook off. A superbly crafted story complemented so well by Laura Kirman’s use of different ‘voices’ for the characters and her expressive reading of the story bring it to life, make a fantastic listen.
The comparisons of how Ava is treated by her bullying, drunk and threatening ex-boyfriend contrasts dramatically with the usually more supportive reactions of Sam Jermyn, though he, too, has his moments! All the moments with Sam’s Mum, as she endeavours to enjoy the festive break recovering from major surgery before starting chemotherapy are also very moving and memorable.
Laura Kirman uses changes in pace…
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