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Publisher's Summary

Cornell is broken after losing his best friend Jonas and getting hurt himself. He’s too old, too imperfect to ever attract a Dom again.

Until Rhys.

When Rhys gives him commands, Cornell yearns to obey.

When Rhys takes care of him, Cornell wants to kneel for him. When Rhys is everything he’s dreamed of, Cornell aches to call him Sir. And when Rhys makes him fly, Cornell soars higher than ever before.

But there’s one problem. Rhys is 20 years old and is a junior...and he’s Jonas’s son. How can you want to call your best friend’s son "Sir"...or "Daddy"?

Firm Hand is a standalone slow burn MM romance with daddy kink, an age gap, a very caring Daddy, and a boy who needs it, hurt/comfort, mild D/s play, and all the feels.

©2019 Nora Phoenix (P)2019 Nora Phoenix

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Sweet and sexy

I loved the book by Nora and I tried to imagine what the characters would sound like when I was reading. However, Kenneth did an amazing job bringing this book to life. The story is about the love of a lost one and how it brings them closer together until they both get what they want and need.

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  • nolmstym
  • 12-07-2019

Reverse age

Reese has wanted his dads best friend Cornell for years. After an accident that claims his dad's life he has a chance to take Cornell in. Thus begins their story. It is sweet and hot and a little surprising. I love the reverse age gap - and that Cornell is not ashamed to be an older sub. My heart breaks for him at some points, and Reese is perfect for him.

Kenneth narration was perfect. Great tempo, and differentiation with voices.

Highly recommend this audio

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  • JKS
  • 14-07-2019

Love, loss and love again

I love this wonderful story about two people coming together and finding happiness in a very unconventional way. In the midst of loss these beautiful characters find what they need in each other. We should all be so lucky to find love like that.
Narrator Kenneth Obi does a fabulous job as always. I loved listening to him tell me this story.

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  • LoAnn
  • 20-07-2019

Heartbreaking/Heartwarming

What an amazing story.
I've never read anything quite like it.
It captured my heart on the 1st chapter, broke it on the 2nd one, and throughout the story it was slowly mended back together.
I found myself crying, gasping, smiling, grinning, laughing, and completely enthralled.
Beautifully narrated and highly recommended!

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  • Maria Louden
  • 05-11-2019

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Great listen! Kenneth Obi did a great job as always:) I loved the set up of the characters and the story

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  • zoe pappa
  • 20-10-2019

Wow! So good!

One of the sweetest most touching love stories I've read! It just warmed my heart.

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  • amber
  • 21-08-2021

Awkward romance

I honestly found this one creepy and far fetched/ reaching. I finished the audio book since I paid for it but save your money.

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  • pdaake
  • 10-07-2021

Beautiful!

This audiobook deals with grief and age gap. The storyline is so beautiful and the characters help each other through the grief they are feeling. It is a bit of a reverse age gap, if you want to call it that, but it definitely lends itself to this perspective. Narration is on point and poignantly beautiful.

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  • Kassandra Knight
  • 27-03-2021

Firm Hand

Loved Kenneth’s performance and the storyline. These two were very cute together.

Highly recommend this one.

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  • Brittany Lyn Penney
  • 21-10-2020

I love it

They narrator captured their personalities amazingly well. I love it . I've read the book and couldn't get enough of this one.

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  • TG
  • 23-09-2020

Good book

I loved the story and all of the characters. The narrators performance was spot on.

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  • Mandy
  • 10-08-2021

Absolutely Amazing 💞💞

Loved it..... Amazing series by Nora Phoenix love book and audio is simply brilliant can't get enough, Kenneth did an amazing job of bringing Rhys & Cornell to life after losing Jonas they have each other to move on and learn to live again as Daddy and his Boy. Brilliant. 💖💖

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  • Caroline Hill
  • 21-12-2020

Brilliant book

I have read the book but listening to it was absolutely brilliant. The narrator was brilliant as well

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  • KR Phoenix @ Books, Tattoos and Tea
  • 13-10-2019

Wow, what a story! Great writing & great narration

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Wow, what a story!

I loved Rhys and Cornell. Great dynamics, great characters, great writing!

I really enjoyed this 'different' take on the dom/sub dynamics and then the daddy/boy relationship. I love minority stories and sadly this one falls into the minority of young dom/daddy, older sub/boy. The opening of the story was absolutely heartbreaking and I'll admit to tears. Cornell is recovering from a serious accident that claims his best-friends life. The care, emotions, and feelings evoked for Cornell throughout his healing process were so authentic I felt like I'd lost a friend too.

Nora's writing is passionate, emotional and raw. I felt every shift, every tear, every stab of grief as both Rhys and Cornell adapted to their new normal and then their new relationship. Rhys is a very powerful character and I loved that he had pined for Cornell for years before acting on his feelings. Even though Cornell is obviously old enough to be Rhys's Dad those dynamics were never present and I never felt uncomfortable with their connection or relationship. Rhys was the perfect mix of care and 'authority'. He is exactly was Cornell needs and while it was a tragedy that led them down this path, it was a wonderful journey to read.

I loved Rhys and Cornell and I feel like they'll be with me for a while. A truly great read!!!

Thanks for reading!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-10-2019

amazing daddy dynamic

absolutely loved it from the start. loved how the daddy dynamic formed even though it was already present. Kenneth did a wonderful job on the audio

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 12-07-2019

May to December

What an amazing, intimate story. Rhys has wanted Cornell for years, but hadn't acted on it. Cornell has known Rhys since birth; being best friends with Rhys's dad, Jonas. A fatal car accident throws Cornell and Rhys together; Cornell needing physical therapy and Rhys providing both the therapy and a safe place to stay as Cornell recovers. The relationship grows, as Rhys proves his desire for Cornell and Cornell realises his deep need for Rhys to dominate him. Nora Phoenix writes with such insight and passion that I could not help but be drawn into the story. There are teary places, anxious places and happy happy places. Would love to know where these two gorgeous men go next with their journey.
Kenneth Obi narrates beautifully.

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  • Kay-Anne
  • 12-07-2019

Kindle book was intense Audio not so much.

I loved the Kindle ebook. Thought it was very moving and intense. The Audiobook didn't quite meet my expectations.

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