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Cocky

Cocky Series, Book 1
Written by: Sean Ashcroft
Narrated by: Joel Leslie
Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
Categories: LGBT

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Publisher's Summary

Faking a relationship with an injured hockey player had never been on Eliot's to-do list. When he's sent by his editor at Cocky to interview the newly out hockey legend Danny Harper, though, he gets a little more than he bargained for.

Eliot has been stuck writing a men's fashion and grooming column that no one reads since he started at Cocky - a men's lifestyle magazine - a year ago. Desperate to prove himself, he takes the assignment to interview Harper, even though he couldn't necessarily hold a hockey stick the right way up in an emergency.

Danny turns out to be nothing like he expected - a lonely man who's missed out on a lot by being in the closet rather than the overconfident jock Eliot expects him to be. As much as he doesn't want to be, Eliot finds himself drawn to the other man.

When Danny proposes they fake a relationship to improve his image, Eliot jumps at the chance - not only does he need the money, but his curiosity about Danny demands to be satisfied.

With Danny struggling to get through the season on a busted knee and Eliot digging up the story that could make his career, can the two of them admit their real feelings and find their happy ending?

Contains mature themes.

©2017 Sean Ashcroft (P)2017 Tantor

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  • Morgan A Skye
  • 2018-01-17

Low angst romance

This was a very low angst, fairly high steam love story that followed a predictable story arc. Once you’ve given up the disbelief and accepted that the fake relationship is necessary, our two MCs fall in love over the span of the story in a reliable manner.

There wasn’t anything inspiring, but it was a nice story with some lovely feelz.
I don’t think I would have stuck with this book had it not been for the narration of Joel Leslie. He gave Elliot a fun accent and kept me giggling and wanting to see what he’d come up with next!

3 of 5 for the story

5 of 5 for the narration

4 of 5 overall

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • MC Joy
  • 2019-10-28

Delightful!

I don't hide the fact that I Love Romances. This audible was so very romantic in a delightful sort of way. It was also very sexy, I would say close to erotic. Yet, at the same time, it felt wholesome and family oriented. I know that you can't have both erotic wholesome together, but that's what this book felt like to me. So much Love. So much trust.

I have to give a shout out to the narrator because I felt that she was very entertaining and perfect for this audible.

Thank You, Sean Ashcroft and Joel Leslie for sharing this story. It was truly delightful.

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  • A.Fernandez
  • 2019-09-19

Not for me... but maybe it’s some for you

I simply couldn’t finish this story. I know a lot of work goes into writing a story, then to make an audible ( I absolutely respect all of that) ... I just could not listen to the weird accent the narrator was using. It was making things confusing. This could have been a fantastic story; according to the reviews, it’s a steamy romance. For me, I could not listen to the whole story. I’m sorry! 😞

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  • Kimberly Kniaz
  • 2019-05-17

Cocky: Cocky Series Book 1

OMG this audio book was absolutely positively amazing. I would highly recommend this audio book

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  • Ona Riley
  • 2019-04-10

Cool Story I could have done without the accents.

I enjoyed this story. It was pretty hot. However, the narrator's accents were a bit bleh lol it was was too much in my opinion.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-03-16

A cute story

This was better than I expected . This was story was cute and a touch of hotness. Give it a try.

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  • Cuba
  • 2019-03-13

Surprised

Finding love in a person you would never consider and against all odds finding you’re true soulmate is just a but of a description of this book. Loved it!

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  • InteriorD83
  • 2018-08-07

Great story, terrible accents

The main character was read with a terrible north-eastern accent. Took me out of the story everytime he spoke.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful