Chauncey Cadbury is rich, young, and appears to have it all, but lives under the shadow of his family. He wants only to live his life in his adopted hometown of Bloomington, Indiana, but his domineering grandfather will not let him be. Desperate to get his grandfather off his back, Chauncey devises a plan to so shock his family that they'll never want to see him again.
He searches for the perfect boy for the job and discovers Cole, a teenage prostitute and Goth who despises the over-privileged. Together, the mismatched pair enters the insincere, backstabbing world of the Cadbury family and shares an adventure that changes their lives forever.
©2012 Mark A. Roeder (P)2013 Mark A. Roeder
If it were Narrated by anyone other than Roy Wells
Yeah, I dont know because i only got a sentence in before i had to shut it off. I don't know why i didn't listen to the sample before purchase...LISTEN TO THE SAMPLE!!!!!!
incredulity at the voice.
Say something about yourself!
A new narrator and less use of the words "boy toy"
I can't react to the ending without spoiling it, so I will just say that I liked it.
His voice was creepy and uncomfortable. A distinctly older man reading the words of an 18 year old Goth just doesn't work. In fact, both of the characters wouldn't sound anything like the author and it came across as a real distraction and made it uncomfortable to listen to.
I would rank A Boy Toy for Christmas as a three. I think a higher voiced male narrator would of given some credence to the main character. The narrator of the story sounded like a very old man instead of some young man who wanted a boy friend who just turned 18.
There could have been more erotic moments. The reader's voice was so gravelly that it's hard to imagine the narrator as less than 65 years old with a 45 year cigarette habit.
Not as sexually exciting as his other book I read.
I'm not sure.
This is not my point.
Probably not. I will be reading the story again but the narrator's voice reminded me of an older gentleman, more fit for a classic book or epic fantasy story than a gay romance. Made me think of my Grandfather reading. The performance wasn't bad just not the type of voice I would associate with this kind of book.
The over the top family drama and watching the two main characters have fun messing the the greedy family members.
Just his voice and at time it was a little flat.
Nothing really moved me too much. It was just a fun read or in this case listen. There is a nice ending where everyone gets what they want except for the bad family members so it ends on a good note
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