I'm not sure who Soozi Cheyenne is but I thought he performance warranted a comment before I even mentioned the author Niobia Bryant. That was by far, hands down the absolute worse performer of any recorded books narrator I have ever heard in my entire life and I listen to a lot of books. I cannot believe they thought this was acceptable. Just about ANYONE could have performed better of that I am sure. It took me forever to get through the book mostly because of the narrator (I had to keep putting the book away!) but in part because of the storyline which bring me to the book itself. Look, I like a bit of smut myself. I'm a 50 shades fan OOOkay! But come on was this book supposed to be a chick flick, soft porn, whodoneit, what? I thought it was completely horrible with only the narration being worse than the storyline. It was sooo slow, unrealistic, and the ending (don't worry I am not a spoiler) totally foolish. Gosh I'm sorry sista you missed the mark on this one.
This narrator was not the best. She smacked which was highly annoying. She also had inappropriate pauses. This almost made me request a refund on the book. I'm not done with the book and just could not wait to vent my fruistration with this narrator. If I find it too unbearable I will just get a refund and read it for myself.
Message from a Mistress
I believe this novel by Author Niobia Bryant, was her debut novel, and she knocked it out the ball park with this work, which was cleverly written.
My version of this novel was an audiobook purchased from Audible.com. It was narrated by (the seductive voice of), Scoozi Cheyenne. It plays 8 hours and 44 minutes, which is about the average time 8 to 10 hours, and it's Publisher: Recorded Books.
I loved the way Author Niobia weaved this tale because the mistress within this story took a back seat to her three friends Jaime, Renee and Aria who all had some deep dark secrets which was unknown to each other but the mistress who had highjacked one of their husband's.
The character development was excellent. The plot was driven by curiosity because you wanna know who's husband wasn't coming home, while the subplots revealed the reasons of how a backstabbing bitch was afforded the opportunity to place them in their situation.
What situation, you asked? Well, these three women, Jaime, Renee and Aria all received a text message from their friend, Jessa while having a spa day. The message told them that she had been sleeping with one of their husbands, and that they were in love, they brought a house together, and that him and her was running off to live happily ever after. That's the situation I'm talking about.
These women sum up their lives in the few agonizing hours afforded to them before they learn which of their husband's will not be returning from their fishing trip. -And you know what the mind can do to you when haven't been living right. You know what I'm talking about. That little affair you had, that walk on the wild side, lying on your ovaries, and little stuff like that can really weight on ones emotions, and it does.
The writing is clever, the characters are real, the situation happens more often than not. I gave this novel 4 stars out of 5. It will surly entertain you, and make you wonder about how you living.
I have listened to other books by Niobia Bryant and listened to Soozi Cheyenne and have enjoyed them.
I will try something else. This particular story was so long and drawn out and was all over the place. It was hard to get into the story.
It seemed to me that the book was drawn out where things should have progressed and or shifted a bit.
it was but i dont feel like this story needed three books
upset....i guess that is all i can say...LOL
i think this was patricia R Floyd so I am kind of confused
it had to have one because of the way it ended
The title caught my eye and every spoken word from this book kept me listening
I liked the way each charater's life was explained in detail on why they were there in eacg chapter
I enjoyed the way Renee and Aria were portrayed
The realistic emotions that the characters went thru after the feeling of betrayal.
I love her narration; she keeps the story moving.
The Ultimate Betrayal
I wouldnt know, I only heard the audio version.
The reactions of the wives
She acted out story very well.
I would take Aria Livewell. I like her style.
Love books on tape! It's all about the narrators for me though. No matter how good the story, if the narrator doesn't cut it...
I agree with both Amarylis and Amanda. The story leaves you hanging at the end and the sex scenes were just too many. And...I don't like being forced to buy a second part to find out "who did it". The only reason I purchased this book was because I was gonna buy Mistress No More but found that this was the first so I decided to listen in order. If I had known then what I know now, I'd have skipped the first book and went right to the second book. As much as I'm dying to find out who did it, I'm going to wait for more reviews to come out on the second book. Overall, unless you like lots of sex scenes and don't mind being left hanging at the end, don't bother. Just skip to the second book.