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I'd never even kissed a boy the night I met Stone. The night I saw him kill. The night he spared my life. That was only the beginning.

He turns up in my car again and again, dangerous and full of raw power. "Drive," he tells me, and I have no choice. He's a criminal with burning green eyes, invading my life and my dreams.

The police say he's dangerously obsessed with me, but I'm the one who can't stop thinking about him. 

Maybe, it's wrong to let him touch me. Maybe, it's wrong to touch him back. Maybe, these twisted dates need to stop. Except, he feels like the only real thing in my world of designer labels and mansions. So, I drive us under threat, until it's hard to remember I don't want to be there. Until it's too late to turn back...

Hostage is a dangerous stand-alone romance by The New York Times best-selling authors Skye Warren and Annika Martin. It's set in the same world as Prisoner, but can be listened to separately!

"Deliciously sexy, emotionally gripping...Hostage rocked my whole world." (Marni Mann, author of Prisoned)    

"Fast paced and oh so addicting!" (Rachel Van Dyken, number one The New York Times best-selling author) 

©2018 Annika Martin and Skye Warren (P)2019 Annika Martin and Skye Warren

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This book is edgy, and sexy and all the things a good dark romance book should be. I really enjoyed it!

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another fantastic story, great narration ...... I loved the characters very impressed like always

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  • Lady Di
  • 05-12-2019

Narration matters

This was an awesome book. However I will read it next time. Why do authors think that they have to use both male and female narrators? This book would’ve gotten a perfect 5star rating if they had used just Jacob morgan. That guy can carry a book all on his own without a female narrator. Let’s talk about the female narrator. She ruined this book. She was so bad. She can’t do a male part. She wasn’t bad...she was horrible. Please authors if you read this review believe me when I say some narrators will destroy a great book. The writing was beautiful and awesome. I’m sad you used Lauren Sweet. Next time go totally with Jacob Morgan. Thank you for listening to my rant. I’m just so tired of bad narration. P.s. Jacob Morgan is the best of the best!!!!!!!

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  • CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹🔹🔹🔹
  • 08-12-2019

OH, WELL DONE LADIES👏.. & WRITE ME ANOTHER PLEASE

This is a dark gritty intricate tale of an innocent sixteen year old society Princess unhappy with the debilitating rules and bleak outlook of her life, who accidentally witnesses a bloody scene.. gets kidnapped and is very dramatically faced with death. And then, over a few further intense push ‘n pull back-and-forth short encounters with her sexy but cold kidnapper spanning two years, she gets caught up in, and consumed by, the magnetic misunderstood very bad-boy’s life of vengeance. Seeing beyond his tough, complex, badly broken, dark anti-hero exterior, finding out his chilling heartbreaking truths, loving his possessive loyal behaviour towards her.. and eventually rescuing him from himself and delivering peace. Brooke and Stone were from two very different worlds.. Brooke was a sweet naive virgin, a dutiful daughter, had always been loved and had a privileged lifestyle. But Stone had been a throw-away child who’d been picked-up by sex traffickers, he’d spent his childhood in a dark dank basement along with his band of ‘brothers’.. all swearing fealty, freedom and revenge on every single one of their abusers. Now men in their early twenties, they're a loyal, vengeance-fuelled, supportive, mixed-skills band who live together for revenge.. with one abuser killing leading to the next.. and to clues that hopefully will ultimately lead them to the lofty ringleaders of the corrupt high-powered paedophilic group. However, as the days, weeks and months pass with only brief meetings with Brooke, Stone’s obsession with her unlocks and awakens new feelings.. unwanted feelings.. feelings that will pitch brother against brother.. feelings that will distract.. but feelings that will bring great rewards too if he’d only open his once-dead heart and allow them to grow. And Brooke’s infatuation for the mysterious villain grows stronger, deeper, darker and more highly charged because the good girl wanted the Prince she’d glimpsed behind the hard shell of the monster.. and she wanted justice her way. Worth a credit? Well, I initially thought damn it was going to be a no when I heard the heroine was a sweet sixteen yr old virgin living at home.. and the moody hero was twenty-six. However I carried on because the suspenseful story was just so gripping, intriguing, dark, raw, dramatic, dangerous, addictive, different and was fuelled by combustible chemistry. And I easily got caught-up in the angsty romance, the well-written layered edgy storyline, the well-planned thrills and chills, the well-placed sex scenes, the character growth, the redemption and, of course, the sworn sweet revenge. So yes, IMO, creditworthy. The dual POV narration by Jacob Morgan was a five star stunning performance.. and Lauren Sweet’s was a pretty-good four.

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  • Mom and Wife who loves romance😍
  • 19-12-2019

So good 😍😍😍😍

I love it when a book comes to life. I read this book while back and loved it. Now hearing it makes it even better. I'm glad I didn't listen to the reviews about narration Lauren Sweet is not the best but she isn't horrible. And Jacob Morgan well do I need to even say anything swoon!!!! 💕💕💕💕

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  • Amanda S
  • 17-12-2019

wow!

could not stop listening! these two authors work magic together with this story! narrators are excellent! #audiobookobsessionreviewer

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  • Alicia H
  • 05-03-2020

Addictive characters and story.

Hostage by Skye Warren and Annika Martin is the follow up to Prisoner and it did not disappoint!!! Stone, is hard core and will do anything to get vengeance for his boys even if it means losing himself forever. He never cares about anyone except his boys until Brooke, she changed him. It was a slow change, but a change none the less. First she was his hostage and then she was his forever love. I do have to say that some of the story is definitely far fetched like falling in love with a man you see murder someone in cold blood, or being almost drowned by this man. As well as all the boys being free and clear from all They had done but I loved this world that was created in this story where hard core,broken men will take justice in their own hands against men who would prey on little boys. As far fetched as the story is I truly enjoyed every minute of it. Jacob Morgan and Lauren Sweet were incredible in their narrative and made this story even more gripping and addictive.

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  • Kylie
  • 18-02-2020

Brilliant

When Skye Warren and Annika Martin write together it’s just straight fire. It’s forbidden, it’s sexy, it’s delicious. Stone is a survivor and he’s out for blood. He is the darkness. Brooke is all the purity and lightness Stone is afraid to corrupt. But Brooke is tougher than she gives herself credit for. And together they are one hell of a story. The narration is top notch. It’s a fantastic listen. 🎧AudiobookObsession🎧

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  • Ap2514
  • 16-12-2019

Amazing narration

After listening to the first book in the series I was excited to jump right into this one, thinking that it picked up where book one ended. But this book focuses more on Stone and I was a little confused about the timeline for the first few chapters. Things become clear pretty quick and I realized that Stone's story is running parallel to Greyson's and then catches up to where we left off. I thought that this book did a great job tying up all of the loose ends from book 1 as well as finding Stone his HEA. Both narrators did an incredible job (I could listen to Jacob Morgan all day) bring the characters to life.

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  • Heather Swan
  • 04-03-2020

Little Bird

This book was amazing, dark, sexy, and wonderful. I loved it! Jacob Morgan and Lauren Sweet were perfect with narration. I love how Stone loved his Little Bird. Even though he was the big, bad stone...he was sweet and caring with her.

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  • Lynnz
  • 02-03-2020

Very Exciting and Well Worth the Read/Listen

I received this audiobook free, as an Audiobook Obsession Reviewer, for an honest review. The story that Annika Martin and Skye Warren gave us, the reader/listener, was exciting and nail bitting. The quality of their writing is phenomenal. They kept me on the edge of my seat and my attention was riveted from beginning to end. The background story of the boys to men is so scary because you know it could and probably does happen. The story starting with a 16 year old girl jumps to where she is a woman quickly, which was brilliant. The transition was very smooth. The narrators were awesome. You don't need to listen/read the first book in this series to enjoy this one. Although the first one is excellent as well.

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  • 匿名
  • 25-02-2020

Engrossing

The speakers are great. The story is good, there are definitely some moments you can't stop.

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  • stacey
  • 28-05-2020

Okay

Well I decided to return the book because the female in the book is fucking 16 like why would you do that it’s illegal and disgusting

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  • Sara B
  • 24-12-2019

An Excellent Dark Romance

Hostage is a brilliantly composed captor/captive romance. The storyline has darker elements, it's intense, entertaining, and very steamy. Skye Warren and Annika Martin, have written an engaging story with captivating characters; I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. The duel narration by Jacob Morgan and Lauren Sweet is outstanding. They honed in on each character, portraying their personalities, bringing them to life. I adored their performances. Overall, Criminals & Captives is a well-plotted and well-written series, with exceptional character development, and I highly recommend it. 🎧 Audiobook Obsession Reviewer

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  • Shy G.
  • 09-10-2020

My Thoughts on Hostage

This book was everything I hoped for after reading Prisoner and more. It was so intense. Some times sad, sometimes heated in anger, other times heated for a whole different reason. But it was a story I didn't want to stop listening to once I really got started. I loved the way Stone and Brooke's story built up over time after starting quite memorably. It had so many unexpected twists and turns and ended so freaking perfectly. My only sad point is that I don't know if there will be more. I hope so but at this point I just don't know. The narration on this one was excellent. I knew Jacob Morgan would be. He's a top 5 male narrator for me. But Lauren Sweet was so so good too. I felt like she had excellent emotion and a pretty good male voice. She also just sounded right and a good fit for the part. Overall it was just a really excellent experience. 🎧AudiobookObsession Reviewer

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  • Mary Grace Shelton
  • 01-09-2020

The darkness!

I have been on a "dark" binge lately. And this book was great! It was one heck of a book to listen to from both the story and the narrators! Love it! 🎧 AudiobookObsession 🎧

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  • Marcelle Ellis
  • 29-06-2020

Amazing

Skye Warren is one of my go to author for my dark romance, this two book series with Annika Martin was amazing. I think you should read Prisoner first. Stone wasn’t my favorite character in prisoner, but I see him in a different light in hostage. Love the narration, Jacob Morgan and Lauren Sweet was amazing. 🎧 AudiobookObsession 🎧

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  • Marie Palmer
  • 15-05-2020

addictive

Wow what a great listen, totally addictive, very different and a serious emotional rollercoaster! Author and narrator get a huge thumbs up from me! An easy recommendation.

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  • blue_river @AudiobookObsession
  • 05-05-2020

Hostage

Stone certainly learns a lot in this book and understands so much more than he ever thought possible. Join the crew and listen to this book. It is an amazing ride that you won’t want to end. #AudiobookObsessionReviewer

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  • L. A. Greenbank
  • 22-04-2020

Good girl falls for bad boy

I don't normally do the good girl falls for bad boy trope. They feel a bit samey, but Skye Warren is an author on my 'must try' list so I gave it a go anyway. This book is like that bad boy, like a huge bar of chocolate... you shouldn't want to want it but you can't help wanting more. Some things that may tick your boxes: MMC is very angsty and has a troubled past FMC has uncomfortable relationship with her parents, who are trying to keep her a 'little gir' MMC runs hot and cold Dual POV Emotionally high stakes It was a good ending though :) NB there is mention of past abuse, but minimal details are given and nothing of that nature happens on page *Audiobook Obsession Reviewer**

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  • Dawn Fuhrman
  • 16-04-2020

Not your typical captured story

I was captivated from the first chapter and I could not stop until the end. Stone is a hardened criminal. He can kill and not think about it again. But there is so much more to him. Brooke is a debutante, who has never seen the darker side when she is kidnapped by Stone. Like Brooke, I love my bad boys. Stone is obsessed with Brooke, but Brooke has feelings for Stone too. He saved her life numerous times because he was always watching. This is not Stockholm Syndrome, there is more depth to Stone than what meets the eye. As Stone's past was uncovered, I fell hard for him. So did Brooke. This was a twist on a typical captured girl, and I loved every word. Jacob Morgan and Lauren Sweet are an amazing narrating team. Mr. Morgan is the perfect voice to bring those bad boys to life. He has a voice that created the character I imagined Stone to be. Ms. Sweet brought out the innocence of Brooke, yet was able to show how strong she really was. I loved everything about this narration. It was so easy to get lost in the narration and feel like I was a part of the story.

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  • Nicola J Hardy
  • 09-04-2020

a great listen

I absolutely loved this book , personally I preferred book 1 but this one was great also and a highly recommended listen , I cant find fault with anything I just preferred book 1s characters personally the narration was perfect and caught the characters well . 🎧 Audiobook Obsession Reviewer

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