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The Mister

Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
4 out of 5 stars (89 ratings)

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The thrilling new romance from E. L. James, author of the phenomenal number one best-selling Fifty Shades trilogy.

London, 2019. Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. With his good looks, aristocratic connections and money, he’s never had to work, and he’s rarely slept alone. But all that changes when tragedy strikes and Maxim inherits his family’s noble title, wealth, and estates, and all the responsibility that entails. It’s a role he’s not prepared for and one that he struggles to face.

But his biggest challenge is fighting his desire for an unexpected, enigmatic young woman who’s recently arrived in England, possessing little more than a dangerous and troublesome past. Reticent, beautiful and musically gifted, she’s an alluring mystery, and Maxim’s longing for her deepens into a passion that he’s never experienced and dares not name. Just who is Alessia Demachi? Can Maxim protect her from the malevolence that threatens her? And what will she do when she learns that he’s been hiding secrets of his own?

From the heart of London through wild, rural Cornwall to the bleak, forbidding beauty of the Balkans, The Mister is a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire that leaves the listener breathless to the very end.

©2019 E. L. James (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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Inconclusive ending

So many questions left on answered. Who attended the wedding, what did Carolyn do, did his mother behave. What was their life like after the wedding. Did she become a concert pianist. Please tell me there’s a sequel?

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  • Cas
  • 04-05-2019

Great read

Mmmm. This story started with a selfish man grieving not only his brothers death but the loss of his playboy life.
Along comes a woman with a troubled past and just one look has him wanting to be the best man that he can for her.
Narration was awesome.

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Awesome 😘😘

So intense.. so much drama . You feel for these characters.. thank god for chance meetings that these two were able to get past it and be strong together .. they are perfect for each other..definitely worth a read 😘❤️😘

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Terrible book gave up at chapter 16

This book was so boring, there was no story to it at all, the same thing is repeated over and over again. The writing was also terrible. I was trying to give it a chance but by chapter 16 I was so over it, nothing was happening, it was so slow which is probably due to the repetiveness.

Don't waste your money or time

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Great Job!!!

Though it started a bit slow as the story progressed I enjoyed it and I listened to it non stop. I love that this is different with Fifty Shades of Grey, I was not waiting for the erotic scenes but the story on what will happen next and the suspense that I felt while listening to it. The narrators are TWO THUMBS UP. You made the book even better. Kudos to Dominic Thorburn, Jessica O'Hara-Baker.

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Buy this book.

Buy this book and listen you won’t be disappointed at all. I love this book so much and I have my fingers crossed that a sequel is coming.

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GREAT

I think E.L. James has really hit the mark with this one. Love story with suspense and intrigue. The production of this audiobook is really good, especially liked the piano, the narrators Jessica O'Hara & Dominic Thorburn\ read the really well. To me an audiobook which is like a movie playing in my head is fantastic and that's what I got from this one.

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Love lost and found

I liked that this book was different to the 50 Shades books. I liked how Maxim and Alessia came from such different backgrounds it's a true love story of opposites attract worth a read

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Wouldn’t end

Felt like this book wouldn’t end!! It just kept going with a boring story line, every now and then something semi interesting would happen just to keep me a little interested, it took me two weeks to get through this book, it would normally only take two days or so. The narrators were great though, excellent job on their part! But the story had so many unanswered questions and then ending was kinda $h!t

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Maxim your a Doll!!

Book was well written, great characters, very well narrated. Some might say too long but I didn’t think so.
Thoroughly enjoyed this read...off for a re listen I think!!!

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  • BarbaraY
  • 12-05-2019

Excellent

On so I thought Caroline was going to be more of a problem than what she ended up being , but man that bit©h did make me grind my teeth. The Story was a good one would of liked more of the story but it didn't end in the middle of sh!t either. It's a HFN , you can believe what ya want to . It's a bit of an epic journey & in the end we do get there. Diffently worth the listen to as I enjoyed the story .

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  • jodie
  • 03-05-2019

mister

I loved it and I can't wait for the next book two thumbs up hoping it's released soon

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  • Jo Fergus
  • 08-10-2019

I loved the accents and music

This is the story of a young woman who lived in Albania with a family that has very traditional beliefs - women are suppressed and men rule. Alessia has been betrothed to man that she thought would be her happy ever after one day but he has an ugly side to him, one that she is in fear of. The only way to get out of the upcoming marriage is to leave Albania. However, things go horribly wrong for her and she ends up in a fight for survival before she eventually makes it to a safe haven in London.

Maxim Trevelyan had a privileged and wealthy upbringing. He hasn’t really had to work for anything. However, he is now mourning the loss of his brother Kit. Maxim will now inherit the title of his late brother plus all of the wealth that goes along with it. The weight of what is now expected of him is weighing him down and also a few silly decisions. Maxim has always been a bit of player and never has trouble finding a willing bed partner. This all changes when he lays eyes on Alessia.

Alessia has recently started a new cleaning job for the wealthy Mr Maxim Trevelyan and her favourite part of the job is occasionally playing on his piano when he is not home. She has been playing the piano since she was a young child and it’s one of the things she misses from her life in Albania. When Maxim discovers Alessia playing, he is completely in awe and spellbound by her incredible musical talent. Her breathtaking beauty also captures his attention but se is reluctant to even look him in the eye.

Alessia is convinced that she will be fired and has no idea what she will do without this job. She is shocked when Maxim encourages her to play as often as she likes and seems to want to engage in conversation with her. When danger comes looking for her, Maxim steps up like a knight in shining armour and makes her feel safe and protected. She has met a man like him and after years of being conditioned to submit to men, his kindness is a bit unnerving.

Maxim is struggling with the feelings he is now experiencing every time he is with Alessia, her naivety and innocence holds him back from pushing for anything more. However, Alessia is giving him all the signals that she is feeling the same way too. Has Maxim finally found the woman he wants to gives his heart to?

Although this is a romance story, there is an element of suspense weaved into it too. Alessia learns that you really can’t outrun your past and Maxim learns that secrets will always find their way to the surface, no matter how hard he tries to bury them.

Overall I really enjoyed this story. I listened to the audio version and I loved how the accents and music gave me even more depth to the story being told.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-04-2019

The Mister Marathon

Excellent narration! finished the book in one sitting as I was unable to put it down. I'll catch up on some sleep now

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  • Maria
  • 30-05-2019

Not what I expected

Sadly didn`t do much for me, story wasn't anything exciting but I did enjoy the narrators very much.

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  • Mrs Sarah JL Leather
  • 28-04-2019

Enjoyable read - I still have unanswered questions

I loved how this book was narrated, particularly the male voice. I enjoyed the fact that they read their own parts throughout the book instead of mimicking the opposite sex's voice. I loved the first part of the book but I felt like the story died down in the middle and I was waiting for things to happen, parts of the book were predictable but overall I enjoyed this story. I still have unanswered questions and I would like to now how things turned out when they returned to England.

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  • Amanda S.
  • 28-04-2019

E L James

Found it difficult to read so decided to give the audio a go and do glad I did.
Dominic Thorburn as The Mister was perfect
Here's hoping there's a continuation to the story

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  • Pricilia
  • 11-05-2019

Disappointed but ok

Huh not sure I liked I didn't connect with the characters as much. And nothing really surprised me. I'm a bit disappointed.

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  • Louise Robins
  • 29-04-2019

Brilliant

Loved the switch between accents, small clips of the paino pieces and the swap between characters perspectives. This audiobook brought the story alive. Thank you

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  • Sue Jobling
  • 28-04-2019

Better than Fifty Shades

Absolutely brilliant, couldn’t put it down, hope there’s a sequel. Had me gripped from start to finish.

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  • Amandaruss
  • 22-04-2019

Fantastic

Love, love, loved it Highly recommend
100% better writing than 50 shades
Can't wait for more books to come

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  • westham jan
  • 21-04-2019

Excellent Read

A real pageturner, from beginning to end. But will there be a second in the series?

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-04-2019

Beyond boring

this has to be the most boring book I have ever listened to, it was so monotonous and so repetitive and about as interesting as painting a white wall over a white wall

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 22-11-2019

Amazing

Brilliant story, even better than 50 shades. Deffo worth a listen, great for a long journey

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  • Gemma Flanagan
  • 21-11-2019

A let down.

I really wanted to like this. unfortunately, while I did want to know what happened In the overall plot I found the story predictable, repetitive and the accents were terrible and inconsistent.