The only readers who MIGHT appreciate the story line of this book would be anyone who hasn't read any of the Fifty Shades books.
My poor rating of this book has nothing to do with the genre and everything to do with this author's feeble attempt to present this book as an original romance novel.
I'm not sure. I'm not sure which was worse, the story line or the narration.
I wouldn't have published this book.
The story line of this book was a poorly veiled attempt to replicate the success of the Fifty Shades Trilogy - from its cover to the names of the characters and even some of the finer contextual details - this book was clearly a sad reproduction of Fifty Shades.
I really liked the narrator's voice, and the story was exceptional. It wasn't outrageous or anything and didn't really make me cringe ever. It was just a great story.
50 Shades of Gray, obviously. But this is better than that.
I loved the character of Gideon. He is the epitome of what women dream about!
I guess if you have not read Fifty Shades Of Gray or similar books, this one can come across as very good but the storyline was not at all original and during the love scenes even, I found myself bored. It just didn't do it for me. I purchased this book with high hopes but was a bit let down.
I like that the story was about real people's insecurities. You can not have what happened to these characters happen without some serious damage. I think the story addressed those insecurities. Also....I like the series because reality is not about living happily ever after....sometimes it is about working hard to stay together.
Tell us about yourself!
THIS AUTHOR DOES NOT FINISHED HER BOOKS. IF YOU HAVE EVERY READ HER OTHER, SHE STARTS WHAT HER SO CALLED MIND CAN NOT FINISH. i LEARNED THE HARD WAY. I NOT ONLY AM BLESSED TO BUY MY BOOK AND THEN SEE IF THE CHARACTERS I IMAGINED ARE BROUGHT TO LIFE BY A STELLAR CHARACTER READER. THIS AUTHOR DOES NOT RESPECT THE FACT THAT THOSE WHO HAVE MONEY TO INDULGE IN A GUILTY PLEASURE DO SO BECAUSE IT IS DESERVED. THINK ABOUT THE ONES WHO HAVE TO SAVE ALL YEAR WHILE YOU TAKE YOU PRECIOUS TIME WRITING THE SO CALL NEXT BIG THING, AND INSTEAD FALL DOWN ON THE JOB BY WRITING ONLY ABOUT SEX. YOU STARTED OUT WITH WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN A GREAT STORY LINE W/SEX ONLY WHEN NEEDED. RESPECT YOUR FANS. THEN YOU CAN BE ON A REAL BEST SELLER LIST FOR THOSE WRITERS WHO WRITE WITH THE WELL WRITTEN WORD AS GOAL NUMBER ONE. UNTIL YOU BECOME MORE OF A WRITER OF THIS GENRE WHO CAN DO IT WITH THE SKILL OF THOSE WHO HAVE PAVED THE WAY FOR YOU. (I.E) J.R.WARD W/VAMPIRES AND ANGELS W/ REALISTIC RELATIONSHIP AND NOT MANUFACTURED DRAMA...THEA HARRISON...DIANNE DUVALL. KRESLEY COLE.. MAYA BANKS. COREENE CALLAHAN..ALTHOUGH THEY MAY HAVE A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CHARACTER YOU ARE ALL IN THE SAME GENRE AS FAR AS I AM CONCERNED.. BOOK LOVERS OF THE WELL WRITTEN WORD EVEN IN GUILTY PLEASURES BECOME AUDIO LISTENERS.. YOU ARE NO LONGER GETTING MY MONEY...TIME..BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY YOU HAVE LOST MY RESPECT. THE MONEY WILL COME IF YOU DO NOT BECOME ONE OF THOSE WHO THAT HAS NO RESPECT AND TRUST IN THOSE WHO WANT TO GIVE YOU THE CHANCE. YOU HAVE LOST ME; BUT THERE IS SOME NEW BRIGHT EYED READER THAT IS ABOUT TO READ YOU FIRST BOOK IN THIS [crossfire series]. GO BACK AND WRITE AN APOLOGY TO YOUR FANS...STUPID ONLY GETS YOU SO FAR. THIS SHOULD NOT BE ABOUT YOUR LACK OF LIVING THIS LIFE OF THE CHARACTERS BUT GIVING YOU FANS WHAT YOU REALLY ARE...JUST GUILTY PLEASURE, AND IT IS POSSIBLE TO BE GOOD AT IT IF YOU ARE TRULY A WRITER. ANYONE CAN WRITE SOFT PORN WITH A I LOVE YOU, CAN NOT BE WITHOUT. YOU HAD A GREAT AND TABOO STORY LINE; I HOPE YOU FINE YOUR WAY HOME
LESS NOT NEEDED SEX SCENES OR AT LEASE LET THEM MAKE LOVE
YES. SHE WAS A GREAT PICK TO BRING THESE CHARACTERS TO LIFE i DO LOOK FOR HER OTHER BOOKS AND SHE IS EVEN BETTER BECAUSE SHE HAS THE WELL WRITTEN WORD BEHIND HER
ALL OF THE ABOVE
ALL OF THE ABOVE. JUST READ MY OPENING COMMENTS.
AUDIO READERS PLEASE CHECK OUT SOME OF THE OTHER REAL AUTHORS I MENTIONED. THEY GOT THEIR REPUTATION THE RIGHT WAY . NOT THE EASY WAY OUT W/GREED HALF FINISHED BOOKS. NO THEY HAVE THE GIFT OF THE WRITTEN WORD AND THE RESPECT OF THOSE WHO KNOW IT WHEN YOU READ IT.
I read some reviews before I bought this audio book, and most say its comparative to 50 shades of Grey. Don't get me wrong I enjoyed that trilogy, but to compare "Bared to You" to "50 Shades of Grey" just doesn't seem fair. The quality of writing and storyline of Bared to You is the winner. The story is better and the sex scenes are much more steamy. I was entertained from beginning to end. If you are looking for a hot romance novel with a good storyline this is a good one to read.
I loved that its not just all seductive & captivating love scenes, and that it actually has a really good storyline. Its not just hot love scenes. The story in between is very well written.
Jill did an amazing job narrating the story, and I am not going to lie. Its just way more fun to listen to this kind of books.
I am an avid "reader"- I prefer to listen to books rather than read them due to the added dimension added by the narrator.
Well, this was my first foray into erotic fiction. It certainly was hot. I felt Ms. Redfield really nailed the voices of both Eva and Gideon which is not an easy task. This book set the scene for the remainder of the trilogy which followed this pair through numerous ups and downs, and showcased the damage that can be done to a soul from sexual abuse. Both the characters were developed in that light and this was interesting to see. Overall, very enjoyable.
More porn than novel for me. I have no problem with graphic descriptions but this was too much and stopped listening after waiting for more plot to develop. Just not interesting enough to stick it out.
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a good story, less graphic sex
i son't know but it won't be by this author
she didn't distract, there was no story for her to give
this is trash, my time is more valuable