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The Explorer

By: Elin Peer
Narrated by: Mia Madison,John Masterson
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Summary

Flirting with danger is Aubri's idea of fun.

Ever since we were children, I've known Aubri wasn't like other females. She's the daughter of Magni and Laura Aurelius, who raised her to be a fearless warrior.

Men are blinded by Aubri's beauty, charm, and social status. Yet, at 27, no one has succeeded in making her his wife. Starving for adventure, she volunteered for the dangerous work as an Explorer in Old Europe. It's crazy and the mortality rate alone should've made her think twice. But that's the trouble with my friend; she thinks she's immortal. My hardest job right now is protecting her from herself.

Indiana's and Aubri's life-long friendship is put to the test as they find themselves settling into a new life far from home. Her unpredictable and impulsive behavior drives him mad. Without the watchful eyes of her family, Aubri finally feels free to test, try, and discover.

Influenced by the Europeans' relaxed relationship with sex, Aubri develops a fascination that puts Indiana in a difficult bind. Will he break his promise to Aubri's father and let her explore while she can? Or will he do what no one has managed to do before: Make her see reason?

Contains mature themes.

©2020 Elin Peer (P)2022 Tantor

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  • Melissa
  • 29-08-22

New female narrator distracting

I hate it when long book series suddenly get new narrators. I’d love to say this an exception, but it’s not. The new female narrator is horrible, she makes all the characters sound the same and sounds nothing like the previous narrator, who brought all the characters alive. I am so happy that the same male narrator is there, he continues to do a great job. I’d like to advocate for all of us, please stop switching narrators when it comes to book series. Trust me, we all notice and we all hate it!

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  • Carolyn D
  • 14-01-22

Love the story!!!

One thing about Men of the North…it’s always an entertaining. The new generation of Northlanders are really fun to watch. Aubrey and Indiana lived charmed lives. Fortunate to grow up surrounded by all these grownups that have different cultural backgrounds. Indiana is a true Nman with the protector gene ingrained in him. He is so awesome. Aubrey is a shining example of how the Northlands is changing, it’s the Northland woman with a new mindset. Aubrey got them a job as explorers, a stinky profession to Old France and an challenging adventure to them. Aubrey wants to be that pioneer like her mother, her aunt, Raven, Shelly Etc…and just by being her great explorer self she comes up with a plan that will greatly benefit the whole world. It’s a super story with all the political strife and thoughtful positive compromises that make me think Elgin Peer should run for president Lol

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  • The Robisons
  • 27-10-22

Love the series.

I love the series. I am not sure about the female narrative now that they changed her but it was still good.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-09-22

Enjoyed the exploration of Old Europe

Another very entertaining story. The french accent was a bit painful at first but I got used to it. Disclaimer I am French LOL

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  • Sonofarnold
  • 10-08-22

Why did you get a different narrator?!

This female narrator sucks. She is annoying. I have listened to every one of these books and am a massive fan. This just ruined it and now I’m mad I bought the whole damn series with this new narrator. What a waste. Masterson did a great job though, he always does.

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  • Wyo Down
  • 13-03-22

Disappointed

Men of the North has been one of my favorite series, until now. There is a different female narrator, it really ruined the book. Her voice was whiny and petulant, instead of confident and sexy like Noelle Bridges portrayed them.
John Masterson was awesome as usual.

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  • GMa
  • 15-01-22

Another great addition to the series!

This series is so much fun! Romance in a fragmented world years after a great devastation where three surviving communities have rebuilt completly isolated from one another. By the time they begin to mingle again, the worlds they have constructed dramatically clash but there are incentives to overcome their differences.

The men of the north are a warrior society with very few women and the author does a good job of explaining how that happened. They are big, strong, free and very naive about relationships. Women are prized and protected. Men train all their lives compete in battle for a wife.

The Motherlanders are ruled by women who blame the great devastation on power hungry men. That society regulates its citizens against any kind of aggression. The sexes there don't have masculine or feminine traits or expectations. They are a very gentle society that encourages positive open and free relationships, however they are squeamish about old fashioned carnal contact. They prefer robots to satisfy desires so no one gets their feelings hurt.

The old European society lived in underground bunkers for hundreds of years after the devastation and are just beginning rebuild above ground, but space is limited. They have interesting measures in place to repopulate and that is their focus along with cleaning up the land so more of their people can live above ground.

The author uses romancing couples from different societies to weave a complex world where societal traditions are challenged in the name of love. At this point in the series, long standing customs have begun to soften but there is still much distrust.

Do yourself a favor and start with book one. You have many, many hours quality entertainment ahead of you!

5 star narration, 5 star story. Appropriately placed hot romance, a little bit of strong language but I don't recall anyone taking the Lord's name in vain. If this was a movie, and it definitely should be, I think it would be rated "R"