Double Fault

Lionel Shriver, Author, Renee Raudman, Read by with Barrington Sadler, read by Renée Raudman. Brilliance $36.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4233-9701-4

Novelist Shriver offers this aptly named romance about two aspiring tennis pros who fall in love and marry only to come to blows on the court and subsequently at home. The narration by soap-opera actress Renée Raudman brings an air of theatricality to the occasionally stiff prose. Under her command, the story becomes an old-fashioned romance replete with one-dimensional characters (who actually become quite likable through Raudman's well-crafted tone) and overwrought scenarios that only serve to make listening all the more enjoyable. Fans of the genre will be giddy with delight, but those looking for a serious love story may be disappointed. A Harper Perennial hardcover. (May)

Reviewed on: 06/29/2009
Release date: 05/01/2009
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