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Yet another overwraught destructive relationship

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

Reviewed: 09-11-2016

Would you try another book written by Mary Calmes or narrated by Paul Morey?

Not by this author. The story continues from volume 1 and well into the story it had repeated itself again and again and again The character of Sam showing up everytime Jory is out. It's called stalking. Jory pulls away, Sam grabs his arm, Jory takes a step back Sam closes the distance etc etc etc Both volumes could be one book and the story not loose anything

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Generally OK but a little slow.

Any additional comments?

I'm a little over these destructive relationships in M/M novels written by a female. Why do they assign M/F to M/M relationships? Why can't they be equals? Another character actually comments that their relationship is the same as a strong male, weak female relationship. Jory started as pretty strong at the beginning of Volume 1. But the longer he was in the relationship the weaker he became. The Sam character is a manipulative bastard verging on the sadistic. After 3 hours Sam had Jory in bed yet again and it was almost a rape. I had hoped the story would allow Jory to move onto another lover but alas no. That's when I turned it off never to return.

Not entirely satisfying

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

Reviewed: 03-11-2016

Although the story was fine following the usual template of gay romances I found the character of Luke hard to accept. I found him to be a petulant and a bit of a diva which made it near impossible to reconcile that the character of Michael would fall for him. The narrator was good.