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Raced Audiobook

Raced: Driven Series, Book 4

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Publisher's Summary

Colton Donavan lived life in the fast lane, but it took Rylee Thomas to teach him what racing was all about - arrogant, rogue, broken, conceited, dirty-talking, rebel, egomaniacal, voodooed, bent, and reckless. You think you know him? Contains mature themes.

©2014 K. Bromberg (P)2014 Tantor

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    Paula Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, Canada 11-06-14
    Paula Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, Canada 11-06-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Read this book at the same time as Crashed & so on"
    What did you love best about Raced?

    Colton's view point of the different parts of the story.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Raced?

    The last chapter. (I don't want to spoil anything.)


    What about Sean Crisden and Tatiana Sokolov ’s performance did you like?

    Everything


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Ready - His not, Set - She is, Go - They do!


    Any additional comments?

    Each chapter in this book is a chapter from one of the other books just told from Colton's view point. Therefore, I would recommend reading this book at the same time you read the other books. I read the series in order, months ago, and had a hard time remembering the story from each book in relation to Colton's view point. So, if you have the chance to read the series from the start then I would recommend reading each book with this one at the same time.

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    Romance Lover Oakley, CA, United States 11-24-14
    Romance Lover Oakley, CA, United States 11-24-14 Member Since 2016

    Will do anything for books!

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    "What's the point??? This is NOT a story"

    This is simply the author talking about different aspects of the EXCELLENT Driven Series. The author tells us short snipets of Colton's perspective in specific chapter portions. These snipets are not at all threaded together or told in story form. I have no idea what the purpose of this was. I was excited to hear from Colton's perspective but this did nothing for me. I like to hear the STORY from dual POV's not just a quick half chapter or scene here and there. Honestly, some of that I would have been better off not getting into his head, kind of ruined the series for me.

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    Lulu Dx 05-26-16
    Lulu Dx 05-26-16
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    "Colton Donavon ❤️❤️❤️"

    Sean Crisden does an amazing job of capturing everything Colton! Kristy's words come off the pages and Sean gives life and personality that absolutely is Colton! This book is one of my favorites in the series because it is from Colton's POV. There are so many lol moments and they convey here as well. The bromance with Becks, yup also here. Raw, filthy, romantic, and all things Colton what's not to love. Highly recommend!

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    Terri United States 01-17-16
    Terri United States 01-17-16
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    "Colton's P.o.V. rehashed...."

    I wasn't impressed with this book Raced (book 4 of the Driven Series). Raced is just a bunch of rehashed moments from the first 3 books giving the reader Colton Donovan's thoughts into what he did the the whys? For people who don't like P.o.V. (point of view) books, you can skip past this book and not miss much.

    The author, K Bromberg did a good job on this book and I understand after reading it, that the author wrote it because of constant questions as to why, why, why? For those people who like P.o.V. books, they will like this. I don't find P.o.V. books enjoyable, so I didn't care for this book, thought I did let it play to the end. The dual narrators, Sean Crisden and Tatiana Sokolov did a great delivery as they always do.

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    Kristen Rawlings San Diego 05-12-15
    Kristen Rawlings San Diego 05-12-15 Member Since 2014
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    "A MUST READ ~ Coltons POV"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Uh HELL yah.. This is the male POV of the best series EVER! Hearing Colton's point of view helps you understand him even more.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Raced?

    I loved the race car chapter when Colton goes back on the track for the first time. Rylee and he are on the outs and of course she still goes to support him (cause she's awesome) and he needs her and he's so happy that she's there. I always wondered what he was thinking in the book Crashed because its left unsaid when told from Rylee's POV...When he cant quite put his thoughts into words. In Raced you get to hear it.... his thoughts yet he still doesnt say it out loud.... Rylee... Im sorry ~ I Race you.~ Thank you" and Rylee she just knows what hes thinking yet cannot say.... " I know Colton. (crying) Me too" its read with such emotion.... Oh god Ive listened to that part so many times... Very passionate!


    What about Sean Crisden and Tatiana Sokolov ’s performance did you like?

    Oh they are the best and Sean nails Colton's passion, sarcasim and sense of humor PERFECTLY!!!


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Oh this series from start to finish is just incredible and will stay with you forever


    Any additional comments?

    If you ever listen to me about any of my reviews please hear me now... this series is THE SERIES TO READ. Its got it all.... LOVE, FRIENDSHIP, PASSION, STORYLINE, HUMOR. You'll thank me haahahaaa

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    donna Amarillo, TX, United States 04-23-15
    donna Amarillo, TX, United States 04-23-15 Member Since 2012
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    "This is not a book!!"

    The author wrote the first book without Colton's side of the story. When she started adding his point in later books, she decided to go back and write this addendum. If you have not recently read the series, this will just be confusing and I do not recommend it. However if you have just read the series, you may enjoy having Colton's point of view even out of context.

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    Rene GAINESVILLE, VA, United States 04-17-15
    Rene GAINESVILLE, VA, United States 04-17-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Not so sure about this book!"
    What made the experience of listening to Raced the most enjoyable?

    I appreciate the author taking feedback from listeners and filling in some gaps in the story. It would have been nice to already have this information while reading the series. I did not appreciate using one credit and it was pricey for a 4-hour book!!!!


    What about Sean Crisden and Tatiana Sokolov ’s performance did you like?

    Tatiana did a fabulous job with the voices!!!! Sean did a nice job as well, except for Rylee.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Not this book. Since I was already familiar with the story, it was easier to take it small doses.


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    Nicole Crites 03-18-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Still love these characters"

    Short but sweet. A solid homage to the characters you loved from the CRASHED series. Nicely done - cheers K. Bromberg 👏

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    ladyarcher Australia 12-17-14
    ladyarcher Australia 12-17-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Brilliant"
    Would you listen to Raced again? Why?

    I already have listened to this series several times over and I am confident that I will listening to it many more, it is such a beautiful love story between Rylee and Colton that provokes every emotion in your body and soul. This is told from Colton's POV of various scenes from the trilogy.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Colton - Funny, hot, strong, broken
    Rylee - Strong, determined,broken
    Becks - Funny, hot, supportive
    Haddie - Funny, supportive


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Every scene.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    absolutely.


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    Kathy CHESTERFIELD, MI, United States 01-22-15
    Kathy CHESTERFIELD, MI, United States 01-22-15 Member Since 2013

    I love contemporary romance novels!

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    "I loved the series, but NOT this one."
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Wel I suppose had I re-read the first three books first and then read this it might have made more sense. I found the authors notes and narratives did not help the fluidity of this book. Not remembering the whole story verbatim made it hard to follow. But having said that I do remember most of the story and the general idea of this couple. But the pov of Colton in this book did not make this a story. It reminded he of cliff notes.


    Has Raced turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No because there are other POV books out there that were vamped out differently and followed the timeline of the characters and stayed true to the story format. An example of this would be Kimberly Knight and her Finding Spener. L D Davis and her book about Lucas.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    The males narrator did poor voice's for Riley. When he did Riley's voice most times it sounded like she was crying .


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Raced?

    Well, during the prologue The Author actually said she thought about re-writing the whole series and putting the pov into each book. I really think she should have. I have read other books/authors who have done that and it makes a fluid read, the story is usually longer but the investment is easier to make, when the pay off is a very well written story that leaves no unanswered questions.


    Any additional comments?

    I repeat Crash, Driven and Fueled, (not necessarily the correct reading order) was an excellent series. @@@@@@@spoiler alert stop reading if you havent read the first 3 books. @@@@@@@@@@@ I only had one regret, that we couldn't get an arch on the pregnancy and the joy of this couple having more children. I know that Riley was not supposed to be able to have children but some how overcame that, which made me happy for her but I would have liked to see it play out on the pages. I know they adopted some too and that was an awesome gesture for this tortured couple to open up there hearts and home to the troubled youth's from the home. I am also looking forward to Haddie and Becks book and hopefully K Bromberg will put both character's POV inclusive to the story.

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    2/27/15
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    "fantastic"
    What made the experience of listening to Raced the most enjoyable?

    The characters were believable


    What other book might you compare Raced to, and why?

    Driven, Fueled & Crashed as they are from the same series


    What about Sean Crisden and Tatiana Sokolov ’s performance did you like?

    They suited the characters x


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No


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