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Good story.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-10-12

I enjoyed this story much more than the first. A lot more entertaining and had all the feels. I never lost interest in the story from start to finish.

I'm not overly fond of the narrator but I found the narration of this book to be an improvement on the first books narration. It just seems to me that his voice had a strangled tone no matter what the scene was. Was kinda strange. Though I found book one unbearable to listen to. So like I say it was definitely an improvement but just meh.

Good story and performance. Not great but good!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-09-29

The performance was good. He uses distinctive voices for the characters which I appreciate. He keeps a good pace and flow allowing to follow the story easily and not get confused which isn't an easy job considering all the characters and drama and angst that is always in a Sloane book. You could hear all the emotions. I will say I didn't really like Maces voice but he did great on all the others including the women.

Great story and great performance!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-09-06

#mmromance #ranch #daddykink

This is book 3 of this series and can be read as a standalone. In fact I haven't read the others. I went straight for the daddy book. These two MCs are more into the care and love and decision making kind of daddies so good for beginners. People looking for hardcore bdsm will be disappointed.

These 2 MCs are sweet and yet there is some dirty talk and 🔥 scenes. This was def one of Silvias great ones. There have been some that are just ok but this was great and remained interesting the whole way through. Its low angst with just a bit of angst near the end but had a great plot and character development to keep interest.

These 2 were suited perfectly together. They had that instant attraction while still keeping their guards up and gradually building closeness so it didn't seem like that cheesy instalove that some books have. They complimented each other perfectly

Love Michael Pauleys work and this was another great one! Love his voice and he keeps a good pace. You can hear all the emotions. He did a great job with the voices and differentiating each of them.

Hot, kinky but also sweet!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-09-02

Book 2 once again has lots of sex, punishments, light kink and ateamy situations. Some say too much. Im not going to complain about that. 🤷‍♀️

I loved this book even more than the first. It had all the elements of book 1 (great characters, sex, kink) but this book had more depth with the plot. There was some light drama that made their relationship seem more real. Disagreements over work choices and busy schedules that is natural in any relationship. They also had the added stress of whether to come out finally. All these elements kept things interesting in between the sex scenes. Later in the book trajedy strikes (I wont say how). I loved that it kept things interesting and suspensful and brought them even more closer together. It helped them to define their relationship as something concrete and that they could get through anything together. Great followup story.

The narrator does a good job. I didnt always hear variation in the charqcters but he had a pleasant voice and did a great job emphasizing the different emotions.

Loved the story and an ok performance

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-26

#enemiestolovers #slowburn #oppositesattract #agegap #interraciallovers #citymeetscountry

Both men are bisexual though Saint is from the city and is out and proud and Lucky is still in the closet fearing his judgey small town.

They get off to a rough start when Lucky has all this contempt for Saint for no reason which I didnt really understand but it made for a slow burn. As they get to know each other and Saint hears Lucky is a m/m virgin, he offers to be his practice toy. Casual no feelings but they are just so perfect for each other. Opposites attract in the best way no matter how much they try to resist it. They have beautiful and believable chemistry. Also Lucky has a kinky secret that I really loved. In addition to the romance I loved Saints Grandmothers story which was his reason for visiting. It was interesting and heartfelt. I loved this beautiful story and will definitely be listening to it again.

As for the performance I liked how he did Alice and nannas voice. The higher choppy tone worked for the old ladies. His narration of the plot lines and His Lucky voice were basically the same and it worked for a white county boy and his Saint voice was ok for a city born African American from what I could tell. But when he played Sienna, Luckys mom and other younger female voices the screechy tone he uses is kind of unbearable. His voice is monotone at times but I could hear the emotions stand out when need be. Overall an ok performance.

Great first book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-26

#throuple #hotcops #instalove #handcuffs #domsub #lightbdsm

Great book. Loved each of the MCs both as individuals and how they fit so well together the 3 of them. This book is sex, sex, sex! Not complaining lol. There is also a good storyline thrown in there with their cop jobs. A bit of mystery to keep the story interesting but indeed a lot of sex every other chapter. 3 horny men, it just worked. 🤷‍♀️ I will say at times theres some lines "have u been a bad boy, should I arrest u" that seemed porn cliche. But even the author wrote "gees this sounds like a bad porno" so I think it was meant as humor and I had a good giggle. That happened a few times throughout the book. It might turn some off but I didnt really mind it.

At this point they are still in the closet so I know that may bother some people. So I warn u.

Theres no real cliff hanger to this first book other than they will continue developing their relationship and hopefully come out. I look forward to reading the next one.

I wasn't familiar with this narrator but I enjoyed it. He had a nice voice with easy flow. Other than the more deeper sounding Gray character he didn't really use different voices for the other 2 characters or the plot lines in between from what I could tell but I was able to follow just fine. You can hear all the different emotions in his voice.

Great Story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-20

had a hard time believing one could be lured to a life of crime. The excuse that he was young and in love and that made him leave his family behind to tour the world as a criminal, I just wasn't buying it.

When he turned it around fairly early on and used his talents for good, that made more sense to me and so I was able to get into the story at this point.

All the characters are great in this book. Not just the 2 MCs which I both loved but the rest of the team as well. In particular I loved Mouse and hope to hear more from him in a future book. He seemed like a lot of fun. I loved that the 2 MCs were polar opposites. Falcon 10 years older who is very serious and King who was a lot more laid back and fun. They were opposites that complimented each other very nicely. As well their chenistry and electricity was so hot. I'm a sucker for that whole we hate each other but can't help wanting each other so there's always the possibility of hot hate sex trope that may turn into more when they see there's more to both of them than they think. 😀😍 Total swoon. I loved the plot. The storyline never had a single moment that didnt keep my interest right til the end. Great book. Definetley recommend it.

This book can definitely be read as a standalone. A few family members are mentioned but not enough that you would need to have read the other books.

I enjoyed Michaels performance as I always do. He did all the different voices and accents. Considering there was French, Irish, Russian, Hungarian and everything in between he has quite the task and think he did it well

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Beware the cliffhanger ending!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-17

* This is a standalone though I can't believe there's no book 2 and there won't be the writters say. I hear the same from everyone. It has that kind of ending so be prepared to be frustrated lol.

* Warning this is not a romance. Abort if u want the cute hea. This is a straight up obsessive Stalker book with some heat thrown in there when the "poor little lamb Jesse" doesn't realize his mysterious man is on the hunt. And yes there is lots of that talk in this book. Lamb/wolf, hunter/prey.

"The little lamb was mine now, and really, I had warned him. He should be afraid of the big, bad Wolfe". Salvadore thinking to himself.

I went into this book thinking what am I getting myself into. Kind of how Jesse is in the beginning of this book so right away I could relate. Dark romance is ominous to begin with but then I'd also heard peoples comments about it, so I was like 🙉

What Jesse thinks is just some innocent comments from a dom personality that he finds sexy at the time, are actually the threats of a seriously messed up stalker.

I found this book to be that built up suspense where u want to warn the Mc but at the same time the sexy parts make u just think proceed. 😀

Now in the end I got to say I did enjoy this book. It had a 50 shades feel to it but with a stalker/gay twist. (Poor shy boy meets powerful rich guy that can do whatever he wants and who happens to be into to kink). I didnt find it as bad as people warned. Considering other than the stalking aside Salvador did respect his little lambs safeword. I truly believe that if he would of just been honest with Jesse that they could of had something.

*other warning theres a "play rape type" scene. Done with a safeword but might bother some folks

As for the narration. This was my first time hearing Biff but he did a great job. He kept my interest with an easy flow and differentiated the voices. I could hear the timid emotion in Jesses voice.

Great story and Great performance

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-12

I really enjoyed this book. The age difference and daddy theme being one of my favs and what caught my interest. Though aside from an odd spank they were just into the care taking abd loving kind of daddy so its tbe perfect read for beginners and may not be for anyone looking for a more dom daddy kink. It is a very sweet, low angst story of friends to lovers. It started off the first half as a slow burn. Both men being hurt in the past and swearing to just be friends but both not being able to resist their feelings and want for each other. I loved how these 2 fell for each other and helped heal each others hearts. They are both so crazy for the other. They were naturally drawn to each other from the start and had perfect chemistry. I enjoyed this story and despite it being almost 11 hours I never lost interest. It was great from start to finish.

The only critism that I could give is that Dylan (one of the extra characters) was super annoying and I didn't find it believable that Teddy was so clueless about everything and needed his friend to point out the obvious and tell him what a daddy was. I don't think anyone is that clueless for real. Even once together there were moments where he was written to be totally clueless and I just wasn't buying it but was able to look past it.

I never heard this narrator before but he did a great job. He used distinct enough voices to tell the characters apart. If I had any complaint it would be that he used the same tone throughout and didnt express a whole lot of emotion. But I still found it to be a pleasant listening experience.

Great short story

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-09

#agegap #daddykink #lightbdsm #dirtytalk #kink Very 🔥🔥🔥

Great follow up to book 1. Spoiler there is fisting. Anyone skittish abort. Things definetley get hotter in this one. However they are also very sweet together too. I loved both these 2 MCs so much. Their daddy/boy and Averys femme twink personality. They had great chemistry and were perfect for each other. I loved this book.

Note: I started off by stating #lightbdsm because even though things get turned up and it isn't for the skittish newb, any true bdsm enthusiast would prob consider this light.

I'm not quite sure how I feel about the performance. 3-4 stars. He used different voices and I appreciate that however I found the Audio version to be less 🔥🔥🔥 than just reading the book and think it was the voice for Avery that took some of that sexy away for me. I didn't hate it but I also didn't love it 🤷‍♀️