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Wicked Ties Audiobook

Wicked Ties: Wicked Lovers Series, Book 1

When a stalker ratchets up his attempts to get to her, cable sex-talk-show host Morgan O'Malley turns to Jack Cole - a self-proclaimed dominant - for help. Though Jack is a bodyguard, Morgan feels anything but safe in his presence. Because slowly and seductively, Jack is bringing her deepest fantasies to the surface. And when he bends her to his will, what's more shocking than her surrender is how much she enjoys it and how she starts to crave his masterful touch.
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Publisher's Summary

When a stalker ratchets up his attempts to get to her, cable sex-talk-show host Morgan O'Malley turns to Jack Cole - a self-proclaimed dominant - for help. Though Jack is a bodyguard, Morgan feels anything but safe in his presence. Because slowly and seductively, Jack is bringing her deepest fantasies to the surface. And when he bends her to his will, what's more shocking than her surrender is how much she enjoys it and how she starts to crave his masterful touch. A willing player in Jack's games, Morgan knows that his motives aren't pure. But she has no idea how personal they are.

©2007 Shelby Bradley, LLC (P)2012 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"A wicked, sensual thrill from first page to last. I loved it!" (Lora Leigh, author of the Breeds series)

What Members Say

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    Jule Kijek Redford, MI 04-13-13
    Jule Kijek Redford, MI 04-13-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Wickedly Good"
    What did you love best about Wicked Ties?

    I loved the mystery of who the stalker really was.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Jack. He really fell hard for Morgan and wanted her to be his.


    What about Lexi Maynard’s performance did you like?

    I thought she did a very good job in voicing all the characters.


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

    When Jack tell Morgan that he loves her.


    Any additional comments?

    The sex was hot and the plot was strong.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Gayle Wayne, ok, United States 02-28-13
    Gayle Wayne, ok, United States 02-28-13 Member Since 2012

    I love a good book, but never have time to sit and read. Audible is wonderful for people like me. Even though my kids think I am a nerd for always having my headphones on, someday they will wish their college books were on audible!

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    "Great narrator"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Narrator was great, but I wasn't very impressed with the storyline. Not sure if I will finish the series.


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    Teresa Valliere Springfield, OR, US 01-31-13
    Teresa Valliere Springfield, OR, US 01-31-13 Member Since 2012
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    "A fun ride!"
    Would you listen to Wicked Ties again? Why?

    I will listen to this again and I want more from the author.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It made me blush at work!


    Have you listened to any of Lexi Maynard’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Its better than 50 shades.


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    Tiffany HERNANDO, MS, United States 01-27-13
    Tiffany HERNANDO, MS, United States 01-27-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Not what I expected!!"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Someone who wants xxx-rated in audio form


    Would you ever listen to anything by Shayla Black again?

    Not if the rest of her books are like this one


    How could the performance have been better?

    If she had stayed with the plot instead of going left turning to sex right off. That was a major turn off. I love great sex in any books but they need to have a plot behind it. How can someone be chased and shot at one moment then be in the midst of sex the next while the shooter/stalker is in the same building as you.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    disappointment


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sheila Denver, CO, US 01-23-13
    Sheila Denver, CO, US 01-23-13 Member Since 2011
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    "SPICY CAJUN!"

    Mature audiences - please. This is a pretty good audio, the voices and accents are pleasing enough. The story is good, full of fantasy, fear of lossing yourself and steamy sex. Just enough suspense on how and when the truth will come out. I have listened to it a few times and have the other 3 in the series as well. Worth paying for even if you don't have a free credit. More of Jack please!!!

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    SARA Jacksonville, Ar, United States 01-09-13
    SARA Jacksonville, Ar, United States 01-09-13 Member Since 2012

    I'm a fantasy book hoarder!! :-) I am a mother of two small beautful childeren and my books are my way of getting away for a little break!!!

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    "OH SO HOT!!!"
    If you could sum up Wicked Ties in three words, what would they be?

    THATS REALLY HARD... EROTIC, HOT, STEAMY


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Wicked Ties?

    I THINK IT WOULD HAVE TO BE... THE FRIST TIME HE MADE HER CALL HIM SIR... THAT MOMENT WHEN SHE KNOWS HE WILL CONTROL HER IN EVERY WAY. I JUST LOVE A GOOD DOMINANT MAN.


    Which character – as performed by Lexi Maynard – was your favorite?

    SHE DID JACK COLE VERY WELL, BUT SHE WAS GOOD FOR THIS BOOK I THINK SHE DOES A REALLY GOOD JOB.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    YA I HAD A EXTREME REACTION TO THIS BOOK :-)!!! NO REALLY IT HAD FUNNY PARTS TOO!!


    Any additional comments?

    THIS WAS A RELLY GOOD BOOK!!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Pearl Palm City, Florida 01-01-13
    Pearl Palm City, Florida 01-01-13 Member Since 2012
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    "*Simply Sublime!*"
    What made the experience of listening to Wicked Ties the most enjoyable?

    Shayla Black's books are always a treat to open and escape into and the Wicked Lovers series is a personal favorite. Wicked Ties is not only the first in this series but the one that started me on a journey of discovery perusing Ms Black's works. The writing is tight, brilliantly executed, knowledgeable and beautifully crafted. Her characters are smart, sublime, human, emotional, real and wonderfully memorable. I'm a huge fan!


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    Amazon Customer 01-01-13

    Love to read!

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    "Makes 50 shades sound G rated!"

    I enjoyed this book a lot. It is in the same realm as 50 Shades, but much more intense and extreme. I actually like the male character much better than Christian Grey. I agree with the other reviews that it is not the best writing, but it is in line with this genre. It definitely kept my attention and I didn't want to stop listening.

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    Rebecca Sylvan Lake, AB, Canada 12-18-12
    Rebecca Sylvan Lake, AB, Canada 12-18-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Endearing with a lot of potential"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would recommend this book to a friend, if they were into this sort of thing. It wasn't the best written novel I've ever listened to but it had a strong female character (which I love) and an original storyline. Even if it was a bit far fetched and extreme at times, lol. But hey, a woman can dream.


    If you’ve listened to books by Shayla Black before, how does this one compare?

    This was my first Shayla Black novel.


    Have you listened to any of Lexi Maynard’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I haven't listened to Lexi Maynard before.


    Was Wicked Ties worth the listening time?

    Absolutely.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoyed this novel. The characters could have been delved into a bit deeper and the plot adjusted slightly. I wish that erotica novelists would sway from the cliché storylines a bit more. The heroine doesn't always need to be coincidentally trapped with her soon to be lover/saviour/sexual beast for the story to be exciting. Either way this novel isn't a waste of time and as a whole entertained me thoroughly.

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    DK 12-06-12
    DK 12-06-12 Member Since 2013

    No spoilers! Love HOT, sexy books w/a plot. No vampires, paranormal, teens 4 me. I also review in exchange for books-lots of fun surprises!

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    "Erotica!"
    What did you love best about Wicked Ties?

    The strong (yet silly) storyline beyond the sex.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Wicked Ties?

    Love strong, protective male characters


    What does Lexi Maynard bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She is excellent and able to give each character their own "voice" - accents and all.


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

    Yes


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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