I'm a pawn, a piece of chattel, a toy - used and forgotten. When you're done with me, you can walk away with no regrets. That's how my husband sees me. I try to be the best wife possible for him. After all, he took me on when no one else would. Now - he's in debt and owes more money to the loan shark than we can possibly repay. But, don't worry, he's come up with a solution, it's just not one I was expecting. I've been traded.
Content warning: this book contains adult language, sexual situations and situations of emotional abuse. This book is meant for 18+ only.
©2015 Rebecca Brooke (P)2016 Rebecca Brooke Publishing
"Perfectly Imperfect Way to Find Your Soulmate"
I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom. At first I wasn't sure I would like this story since the husband is such a verbally and emotionally abusive douche. Then he trades his wife to a loan-shark for his $200k debt, which doesn't seem to be any better situation for her. You want to not only hate the douche husband, but you want to hate the loan-shark for accepting the trade. But the more you listen to the awesome narrating duo perform the characters and bring to life their story, you find that the loan-shark may not be such a bad guy. In the end, I loved this story and the HEA for the main character regaining her confidence and Independence, along with the chance at being loved by a deserving man. I highly recommend this audiobook.
Their relationship was so natural and real. The way Ashton treated Elena was so touching and sweet!
The way Ashton treated Elena! Just stole my heart.
This was such a great story. Dominic was not my favorite character. I did like how Elena starts to learn her self worth with the help of Ashton. The characters were entertaining.
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"Fall in Love with the bad boy... or is he?"
Traded by Rebecca Brooke
This is a fascinating story. The main guy in the story comes across as the bad guy. Ashton is the son of a loan shark who is collecting from her husband who owes his family a lot of money. Elaina is an emotionally abused woman who is traded by her husband for time to get more money together for debt. Ashton decides to take the deal in order to get her out of the situation and show her she deserved better. The author does a wonderful job showing the inner turmoil of the woman thrust out of an abusive situation into the unknown.
This narration duo does an incredible job. I love how they read with inflection – like they truly care about the story they are reading. They aren’t scared of the sexy scenes but also put true caring and inflection following the story of an abused woman.
Definitely give this book a chance but be aware if you have triggers regarding abuse it is not one to pick up lightly.
Disclosure: This book was provided to A Little Turtle’s World free of charge through Jayne Err for the sole purpose of an honest review. All thoughts, comments, and ratings are my own.
Who would put mod type stuff with the chance to get a young women out of a abusive repressive relationship? From the get go you go back back and forth from loving and hating the book. There is A LOT of strong language used non stop in this book. There is graphic sex acts. There is the degradation of a young women. ( this is the hate part) but then you get hooked in to finding out where the heck the author is taken you with this crazy mix. Put it this way it was no typical walk in the park . And strangely that's what made it good for me at least. I LOVED the different characters voices His so strong and her so soft and sweet added to the story itself. I received this book at no charge in exchange for an honest review.
"I am glad I took a chance on this book"
Don't judge a book or a man by its cover. This was a good feel romance story that includes a hat clown of a husband a lone shark with a heart of gold an a woman discovering her worth. Narration was good. Wroth a credit, I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom
I loved the two narrators. I knew who was about who was reading.
The story was a pretty good one. There were times where I could predict what was coming, but on a whole I enjoyed the whole book.
The way they narrated the story. I did not notice it was by 2 people until I heard the second one. I loved how they did the story.
I would have loved to have been able to just sit and listen to the whole story at once. It catches your attention and doesn't want to let go until the end.
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"another take on the Pygmalion meme"
An enjoyable story, The good people were good and the bad people, oh so bad. I almost gave up early on because the female protagonist was so damaged. Give it a little time and you will not be sorry. Narration was well done, fleshing out the characters in an efficient and pleasing manner. I was provided an evaluation copy of this story in exchange for this unbiased review.
"GREAT STORY — NOT AS DARK AS EXPECTED"
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First time listen to this author and she impressed me. I expected a bit more of the down-and-dirty side of a Mafia Romance but was given a real love story. And I loved the story.
Honey Scarlett and Leeroy Will were awwwsoooome! I have heard them once before (quite recently) and hope the continue to do a lot more narrations in their perfect duo voices.
TWO ENTHUSIASTIC THUMBS UP!!
"Loved The Dual Narrative"
Ok, I thought it was going to be way darker, in fact in really wasn't that dark at all. It was a little longer than required in my opinion but I enjoyed it, both narrators did an amazing job and this just confirms how much I prefer dual narrative.
I was voluntarily provided this free review copy by the author, narrator or publisher.
I voluntarily listened to, and reviewed the audiobook version of this book.
It is definitely a book that draws you in. I liked the premise of the storyline and was interested to see where it went. A lot of the storyline was a little predictable and 'too good to be true'. Also I'm no prude, but there was a little too much detail in some places...sometimes less is more!! I'm not really a fan of sex scenes in audiobooks...it all feels a little wrong, like you're invading someone's privacy!!
I've seen some other reviews describe this book as a 'dirty fairytale' and I think that's a great description. I think there are some areas in the book that could've been explored more than all the sex and lust but that's probably my fault for not understanding the genre of the book.
I give this book 3*.
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