Entertaining story with a great narrator. It's a step above the usual Sandra Brown romance/suspense- a more complex plot with good surprises.
Sassy dialogue, humor, and a great reader are important to me.
This one smokes! I re purchased through audible as it is ez on I pod. I have listened to this one many times. Full version of White Hot is about the only one better. Audible, you really should try to get the full Victor Slezak read version. Fans are missing out. You got Envy and Hello Darkness, White Hot beats both of those books.
Lethal, same hunky character which Victor makes yummy
I have all of his SB performances...he is more $$$ but no one does SB characters better!
He makes all the heros "sexy as all get out" none better.
I do listen to all of SB books read by Victor in one sitting. Hence, I have to re listen another time to catch all the clues given by SB to figure out the who done character.
if you are a SB fan, this is one you must not miss. I buy all of SB Books read byVictor Slezak. None will disappoint read by him. Rainwater will break your heart
The story was entertaining enough, it kept me listening with interest. It all comes together nicely at the end with a surprise too! Perhaps a little too nicely though, and the gratuitous sex at the end was not really necessary.
HATE spoilers! Enjoy HOT, sexy books. No vampires, paranormal, teens 4 me. Running out this type Audible-so on2 lighter romance/mystery :-(
Sandra Brown continues to turn out great novels. The twists and turns keep the listener guessing to the end.
If you are looking for a light, feel good romance then you probably won't want to buy this book. This is more mystery/thriller than romance. There was not much tension between the hero and heroine and the romance didn't come until very late in the book.
However, as a thriller/mystery it has it all.
When newswoman Britt Shelley wakes up in bed with the handsome and hard-partying Jay Burgess, a rising star detective in the Charleston PD, she remembers nothing of how she got there...or of how Jay wound up dead.
Five years earlier, Jay was a hero of a disastrous fire at Charleston's police headquarters, which would have been even deadlier if not for the bravery of Jay and three other city officials who led others to safety.
Firefighter Raley Gannon, Jay's lifelong friend, had been assigned to investigate the fire, but the investigation ended in a scandal that shattered Raley's world, and forced him to surrender the woman he loved and the work to which he'd dedicated his life. For five years his resentment has festered, but he was helpless to set things right. That changes when he learns of Jay's shocking death.
As suspicion against Britt Shelley mounts, Raley realizes that the newswoman might be his only chance to get personal vindication - and justice for the seven victims of the police station fire. But there are powerful men who don't want to address unanswered questions about the fire, and will go to any lengths to protect their reputations.
As Raley and Britt discover more about what happened that fateful day, they realize that they're not only chasing after the truth but running for their lives.
Solid performance making the words come alive.
Not from Sandra brown. I do love Victor Slezak as a narrator.
The stories are always the same and after reading a few, it's very predictable. Tough, bad guy meets damsel in distress, she hates him, and then they have sex and fall in love in the end. The sad part is that this predictability takes away from the good story lines that Sandra Brown does have.
When it finally was over
Disappointment. I was hoping for the book to be over, which is never what I want.
If you have to read a Sandra Brown book, start with Envy…it's definitely her best.
Commuter! Vancouver to White Salmon 140 miles round trip, perfect place to listen to books on tape!
I just love Victor's voice. But the plot of the story was a bit lame. I knew where it was headed before it got there, which can be an upset when you are reading this book to your self. I always find I skip ahead when I know what to expect, easier to hold out when it's being read to you, via audiotext. But overall, I enjoyed the story, but could have used less over the top drama. But as with other Sandra Brown stories, there is always a steamy love scene, and you will not be disappointed with this one. I wouldn't have picked this as my first exposure to Sandra Brown novels, but it wasn't the worst one either.
Sorry, I like the love scenes, not sure all of you are into that, but I honestly enjoy Sandra's style, the love scenes are gross, or disrespectful, they have a flair that makes me feel like I'm a part of the affair:D
OMG! I love this man, he brings life to the characters, even when he reads the female parts I hear the female, I picture the characters! I hear myself talking like the characters just from hearing Victor read it.
The ending, I was sad that it was over, but so glad that it ended that way, it was expected and what should have happened.
The author outdoes herself for the most part as a story. However, It takes at least 7 hours to discover the plotand wonder who is blackmailing the main character. Needs to move a little faster.
Good reading and you will enjoy it.