I liked the characters and the narrator but I guess I am more of an action junky. The relationship develops sooooo slowly that I moved on to another book and did not finish listening to this one. The conflicts preventing the relationship just felt too contrived and drawn out.
YES I would read anything narrated by Madeline Maby, her voice is so beautiful and expressive. She really pulls you into the story and you feel the emotions each character goes through.
I would have made Ryan a bit more masculine. When we first meet him he is kind of passive and sweet which is not the type of male character I prefer. He'd be more domineering and less shy. (the shyness is only visible in the beginning of the story but as it unfolds he becomes more and more aggressive which I LOVE)
I have read other books by this narrator and I loved them all. It was her voice that caused me to fall in love with audiobooks in the first place. The only problem with that is every time I finish one of her books I'm searching for her same style in other books and I come up short every time. Miss Madeline Maby is one of a kind.
Yes, If this book were made into a movie id see it... When it comes on tv.
I thought it was weird how quickly Kyle became infatuated with Teren. That totally threw me off, one moment he wasn't there and then the next he was the whole story. I think this book is so long and so detailed that the reader loses track of what the storyline is in the sense that we forget what the conflict is. What are we waiting for? what's the build up? I think the author threw Kyle in there as a way to "cut to the chase" and give the characters a final problem to fix which brings them together so they can all have a happily ever after.
Also, I feel like at some points Teren plays stupid to the point where I want to jump through the book and choke her myself. Especially at the end when she doesn't realize what Ryan was up to and how naïve she was when the stuff was planted in the hotel room.
And the little spat Ryan and his brother had which caused Teren to get on her future brother in law is very strange. She definitely did not know him long enough to have gone off on him like that, I feel like she should have just kept herself out of it and followed Ryan when he left the first time. (I think I'm just used to the quiet woman and powerful man type stories and Teren is no where near quiet.)
Overall I think this was a great read, I recommend it to anyone looking for a good, long read that will snatch you from your own world and throw you into the lives of Teren Mitchell and Ryan Christianson.
After listening to several romance novels that I would consider very racy this book seemed long and slow. it was a nice romance but many times I wondered why I needed every single detail of every day of their lives together. The reading performance was very good and I enjoyed the narrator but I probably would not recommend this book.
Taryn is a business owner of a pub in which she meets the movie star. She falls for him and he for her but she knows he's a movie star and have fanatics as fans as well as the paparazzi always taking his pictures and writing stories about him and other women. She starts becoming insecure about these things and doesn't like losing her privacy to these story mongers and fanatics and questions his choice of careers. He likes his career and he's good at his job and yet she's insecure and keeps taking two steps back from their relationship whenever some story crops up that makes her take notice of her lack of self-esteem which makes her take it out on him. If that's the case she should have broken it off with him and settled for Kyle the body guard, that way she can relax and boost her self-esteem by knowing he's not a famous movie star and that he'll follow her anywhere and be her lap dog that way she can stay cocooned in her safe place. She sooo overly dramatic also yes she had an accident and was in a bad place in her mind because of what happened to her and the unexpected news of what else they found out during the exam at the hospital and she tells him ohh I shouldve died so it could sell tickets etc. That to me was so stupid and so immature just wanting a reaction to her suggestion by him that if I was reading the book I would have thrown it against the wall. She is an idiot and I agree with one of the reviewers when she says that the author shouldve done a better job of research as there are a lot of dumb things she does to her characters. Taryn asks Kyle to leave his loaded gun in his car? Not even the police are allowed to do that because if someone breaks into their car they are responsible for having their guns stolen.And here she is telling Kyle to lock it in his car where they have so many people lined up outside trying to get into the bar where her movie star boyfrie0nd is. DUH...! And where that fanatic fan Angelica happened to be also. Hello..? anybody home? where was the editor? Guess he or she is also trying to sell the book despite the inconsistency and stupid decisions of the characters.
I really enjoyed this book! There were twists and turns that kept me listening and interested through the entire book. I even shed a few tears at one point. It isn't your typical poor girl meets rich boy and girl tries to fix boy book. Definitely worth a credit if you like a good love story.