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by Rachel Hauck | Read by Eleni Pappageorge

Eleni Pappageorge’s enchanting performance transports the listener across continents with fluid accents, cultural nuances, and believable character voices. Pappageorge depicts the cross-cultural romance of Regina Beswick and Tanner Burkhardt, giving her a strong Southern accent and him a cultured European tone. Tanner has shown up in Tennessee with news that the lively Regina, a skilled auto mechanic, is the royal heir to the kingdom of Hessenberg. Pappageorge’s timing and vocal tone showcase the awkward moments that occur as the “redneck princess” does her best to fit in amid her new and noble surroundings. She nails the sentimental and humorous elements of this faith-based fairy-tale romance. M.F. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine