Give me a Hot Sexy Book, with a good story to listen to, have that "OH MY" sigh, Love most of what I have, but want more. Tell me it ALL!
YES, AND WILL.
Getting to know Jo. From the first book, you really don't know why she does the things she does and to be honest, I judged her wrongly. Goes to show you. That old saying. "Don't judge a book by it's cover" is true. I had no idea what her life was like.. But soon you find out, everything is not as it seems. She is a strong women with one goal. Cole. And she fought to keep him happy. That made this story so good as a mother and a big sister. Her determination made me proud to say that being a women we can do anything we want when we need to. At any cost. And Jo did. I can kick my self for waiting so long to read these. So glad I waited until I had the time to listen the entire day. Wow! great book.
She knows how to put emotions in reading books. This is my first book with her, And she knows when to soften it up and good with the steamy scenes as well..
The length a women will go to protect the ones she loves.
This books is excellent, at first you really need to listen in order to get the history of Jo. On Dublin Road, she is portrayed differently and you want to listen hard as to what her life is like and how she handles day to day life. It's hard for her, Every day is a struggle. . Women today give up. No way some women today would work as hard as she did to make life bearable for her brother. It's worth a credit and even to buy this book is not a waste of good money. I am glad it's in my library and I can go back and listen anytime. And it wouldn't be a bad idea just to put things into perspective from time to time for me.. It does have great sexual encounters, Not as many as ON Dublin Road, but it's a different story as well. And I loved the fact that Author worked all of Dublin Road folks into this as well.. They are family.. Remember that. Don't base this book on being all sex, Oh it's there, and it's HOT but in a context of this story being told. I loved both books. Great book.
I loved the 1st book in this series. The second book puts two characters together that I never would have imagined. And to see the love she had for her brother, to learn what she had gone through and the reasons why she has acted the way she has. And then her friends learning about her pay and her father showing up. Finally she has found someone whom she can love, learn to accept help from her friends, and find a way to forgive her mother after she finds out why she is the way she is. Really enjoyed the narrator. Love the advent. Makes you feel like your in London.
Yes. I actually already went back and listened to the last two hours for a second time. Unlike some romances, this one is something that could and probably does happen. It was nice to read about real people with real struggles working to make this work.
It would be a spoiler, so I don't want to write it; however, it is in the prologue.
I liked Elle's narration so much that I added her other Audible book to my wish list. The book gets good reviews, so it is probably a win-win.
Love in the face of life.
While I enjoyed the first book in this series, I liked this one better. Both are worth the listen, but Jo had far less angst than Joss which was a nice change.
mom of 4
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. From the very beginning. Each character was pertinent to the story and very realistic. There were enough surprises and drama that the story wasn't annoying. The narrator did a fantastic job as well. This is one of those story I will read again.
I love this author. This is a great story. I was not originally sold on the choice of character for the next book because I did not really like her in the first book but it was great surprise. I enjoy these stories because she always has a little spin on the usual love story. She has lots of steamy scenes, funny parts and a few sad parts. It just makes for an all around great listen. I could have listened to it all in one sitting but alas my kids wanted to be fed:( Samantha Young is now on my favorite list and I hope to see more from her in the future. It is so worth the credit or the cash for this book.
I just Love the Allure of a Great Romance...a Pair of Rose Colored Glasses...some Fine Wine, and a Subscription to Audible...
Down London Road is another “can’t put down”, “must listen to again” novel by Samantha Young! Book 2 in the On Dublin Street series does not disappoint.
Samantha Young is such a talent! This is my second book to read by her, after “On Dublin Street”. She masterfully introduces her characters in a way that the reader feels a relationship with each; developing a vested interest in their future, their friends, their family, their loves, their happiness, their struggles and their triumphs. These amazing characters are once again, brought magically to life by Elle Newland.
As is true in her first novel in the series, there is a strong sexual content that is written within the context of the storyline, for mature audiences.
Johanna Walker is rather briefly introduced in the first novel as somewhat of a “gold-digger” interested in men only for what they could give her. She is featured in the second novel and the reader is reintroduced to her, immediately realizing that she is, indeed, remarkable! I don’t want to give to much away…just know going in that you will just love and care for her; and Cameron MacCabe is just what she needs.
Mark your calendars for June 18th when, “Until Fountain Bridge” (an On Dublin Street novella) is to be released by NAL in ebook in the US. This story follows the romance between Ellie Charmicael and Adam Sutherland.
I cannot wait…
Credit Worthy? You’d better believe it!
it should sound more realistic...
probably... most likely there will be the same beautiful people (i mean absolutely all of them are gorgeous and beautiful) and very predictable story.
Men’s voices sounded very awful. it is very hard to imagine a beautiful looking guy with this very strange voice.
Samantha Young is becoming a fave of mine. I have loved all her books. When I finished On Dublin Street I didn't move onto this one right away because I didn't think I cared enough about Joss and Brayden's supporting cast to keep listening, but I'm glad I came back and finished the series. Jo and Cam I think are my favorite in the series...I loved how they got a rough start and were friends before it went further. I loved how honest Cam was from the start and wasn't afraid to tell Jo how he cared for her. Their chemistry and sexual tension is so good! I quickly became engrossed with this series and I love all of the characters and getting updates on Joss and Brayden and Ellie and Adam is a plus too.
I enjoyed the first book in this series, On Dublin Street, a great deal. I was impressed with the depth of the characters, the layers of problems that made the main character a complex, difficult yet compelling, woman to love. I bought Down London Road as soon as it came out, but for some reason I put off reading it. I think I put it off because the main character in Down London Road was a secondary character in On Dublin Street, and not a particularly interesting or sympathetic character at that.
When I finally did read this book, I was very glad I did. Like On Dublin Street, it is at its core a contemporary romance. But again the depth of the character makes it much more than that. The aspects of Jo I found unsympathetic and uninteresting in On Dublin Street were explained and she suddenly became a very strong, brave and sympathetic person. I think the open animosity against her expressed by her eventual love interest made the reader defensive and protective of Jo and suddenly she was a character worth knowing. The character of her younger brother matured throughout the book and the closeness between the two main characters was portrayed realistically but felt very genuine.
I thought the narrator did a very good job with the book.
I highly recommend this.