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A Restored Man Audiobook

A Restored Man: The Men of Halfway House, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Cole Renzo thinks his greatest challenge is to behave for the remainder of his term at Halfway House. Until he meets his new boss, Ty Calloway, a man who ticks off every box on Cole's list of interests.

A sought-after restorer and customizer of exotic and collectible cars, Ty had enough confidence to command what he wanted in life, until one fateful night changed everything. Almost two years later, he's slowly rebuilding his life with great control. He's defied the odds and works tirelessly to be the man he once was - but he still feels broken.

Cole's candor and unfiltered personality awaken Ty's barely-remembered desire to greet each new day with a smile, while Ty's unwavering acceptance of Cole's quirks and brash humor makes Cole feel as if he fits in for the first time in far too long. When a nemesis threatens Ty's personal restoration and the things he holds dear, Cole is determined to protect their relationship, even if that means sacrificing everything he's worked so hard to achieve.

But Ty will have to let his guard down, surrender control, and admit he needs Cole first, even if that puts him at risk of breaking beyond repair.

This is book three in The Men of Halfway House series. Although part of a series, this book can be heard as a standalone.

©2015 Jaime Reese (P)2016 Jaime Reese

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    Morgan A Skye 08-08-16 Member Since 2014
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    "One of the best stories I've listened to on audio!"

    This is book three in The Men of Halfway House series. I think, technically you could read this as a standalone with no problem, but why the heck would ya? The other two books are amazing and really give you the background for this book. So… I’m going to assume you’ve read books one and two…

    We met Cole in book two. He’s loud, impetuous, impractical, mouthy and in a word – Trouble. He’s also an (ex) car thief who is at the HH after spending 2 years in prison for stealing a car and refusing to “rat out” his co-conspirators.

    Ty is Aidan’s brother. He’s in the family business (Aidan is the black sheep!) of car restoration but he’s still recovering from a serious car accident that took the lives of his parents and put him in a coma for 6 months. Ty is the opposite of Aidan. He’s shy, reserved, blushes at the drop of a hat and has a dark cloud hanging above his head.

    When Ty meets Cole there is instant attraction on both sides. So much so that Cole puts his foot in his mouth – again – and Aidan puts his fist in Cole’s face for it! Though Ty makes Aidan apologize for it later, Aidan makes it clear that if Cole hurts Ty in any way losing the car will be the least of his worries.

    Well, as it turns out, Cole fits in at the shop like a fish to water. He’s found his groove at last and things look great from that perspective. His only glitch: Ty. Ty turns Cole on like nothing else and makes him crazy.

    There is more than just the romance going on in this story, and that’s one of the things that take this from a great book to an amazing book! Both Cole and Ty (and even Aidan) do a lot of growing. Sometimes this makes me jones to get back to the love story but Jaime’s writing is so smooth and elegant that I just wanted to keep reading. The 6000 locations in this story (nearly 12 hours of listening) fly by.

    The romance between Ty and Cole is both a slow burn and an instant wildfire. They flirt and tease and touch and torment each other endlessly, but the final coming together takes weeks and when it does happen it is really moving and powerful.

    I love seeing J and Matt again (wish we could here about Cam and Hunter too, but seeing as they’ve disappeared…). I love the “hint” that maybe J and Matt might one day expand their little family! (Wouldn’t that be amazing!)

    Cole has to be my most favorite character so far. Man! He’s funny, honest, charming, adorkable, can do ANYTHING (and he knows it), cocky, insecure, sweet, raunchy… just a perfect mixture of everything. Ty is his perfect foil because he’s so shy, yet subtly aggressive, confident but tentative… another delightful mix.

    I really feel that Jaime’s writing has gotten even better as the series has progressed and her world building and characterizations are top notch. I had to stop and slow down several times when I was reading this because I just wanted to savor how good it was.

    Overall a truly amazing book that I know I’ll read again and again

    6 of 5 stars

    Audio:

    Greg Tremblay. (That’s almost all I need to say.) I fangirl him so hard that y’all know I just adored him here too. He does all the subtle accents so well, gives the mechanics a unique voice even though most only speak once or twice in the entire story and he handles the emotion and smexy times sooooo well. I feel like I repeat this on every review of his narrations but… well he ROCKS!

    Now we need the others!

    6 of 5 stars




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    Donald Louisville, Georgia, United States 11-06-16
    Donald Louisville, Georgia, United States 11-06-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Loved it..."

    What a great story! I love, love!! The story of Tye and Cole is a great restoration toward believing in happily ever after. Once I started, I had to finish. Ten plus hours never went by so fast. Great story by Jaime Reese and Greg Tremblay's narration brought the story to life. A definite recommend...

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    Nicole 02-10-17
    Nicole 02-10-17 Member Since 2016
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    "not so good"

    this book was okay, it had some down times when they started talking about cars and I really didn't care and had no idea what they were talking about, but the author made up for it with the likable characters, I really really want to hear Aiden's story though I'm looking forward to it. the end of this book was very dumb, I hated it they tried to give it a little action, but I felt like it wasn't needed and the reason for it made no sense to me, the bad guy talked and acted like a real comic book villain which I didn't like either, and Cole the main character even points it out, but still it could have been done better.
    I liked the narrator which is the reason why I got the book and unwillingly listened to all the "car talk" oh boy was that boring. but besides all that it's an ok book bit not one I would recommend

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    Mikee Smith 12-14-16
    Mikee Smith 12-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Wonderful!"

    I tried this book beaches I love Greg Tremblay's voice, but now I thing I found a new author

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    BrotherBob 09-25-16
    BrotherBob 09-25-16

    A voracious reader since I was a child, I am now enjoying novels and novellas on Audible.

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    "Extraordinary"

    The story moved well and had excellent character and plot development. I recommend buying it.

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    Amazon Customer 09-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "can't go wrong with this one"

    This is my favorite book in this series and you can't go wrong with Greg Tremblay

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    HKS USA 09-11-16
    HKS USA 09-11-16

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    "A Restored Man (audiobook)"

    I love this series! I was hesitant at first to try out the audio of this book , as it's my favorite from the series. But the minute I heard the sample I knew Ms.Reese had done a perfect job in choosing Greg Tremblay for the narrator. He was brilliant and he captured the soul of those characters to perfection. Outstanding job !

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    Amazon Customer Surprise 08-29-16
    Amazon Customer Surprise 08-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent storyline, excellent narrator "

    first time being introduced to this author's books, now I cannot wait for the rest of the series to come out, the storyline between Ty and Cole it's timeless. I highly recommend that you listen to this story it's beautiful. can't wait for the next installment.

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    "Full with Cheese"

    I'm sorry but I really hated it. I stuck it out but it was horribly written and I can't stand Tremblays voice. I know that this is romance novel and not a literary one but I have read and listened to many good romances. This was just so cheesy and horribly written. I paid for it so I had to listen to it. I also skipped a couple of chapters. Didn't miss much...

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    Amazon Customer 08-16-16
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    "excellent!"

    I really love this book!! Go Cole, you cocky s.o.b.!! I love story outline altogether!!

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    "Great book"

    Love the voice of this narrator, Greg Tremblay alway drag me in to the story
    This is the second book that I have listed to by Jaime Reese keep writing great stories

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  • Becky L
    8/20/16
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    "A story/narrator match made in heaven..."

    When you mix a brilliant book with a fantastic narrator, this is what you get. I loved the paperback and the audio bring it to life in the best way possible. Greg Tremblay (again) does a great job of giving each character uniqueness and developing a mental image that totally matched my own from reading this story.

    One of the best audiobooks I've heard and a definite favourite. Highly recommended.

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  • BevS
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    "A winning combo for this series...."

    Another 5 star winner from the extremely busy and ever popular Mr Tremblay. I did find that his rendition of Jeff (senior tech in My-Ty's custom car complex) was uncannily similar to Bobby in Rhys Ford's Cole McGinnis series [wonder why that is?? :D]; however, it didn't bother me in the slightest. At least Greg has different voices to give to characters, unlike certain other narrators who shall remain nameless, and are definitely no longer on my listen-to list. ;)

    This story remains one of my favourites simply because of the almost visceral love which grew between Cole and Ty, and the happiness that Cole brings to everyone around him...which is a far cry I have to say from my first impressions of him in A Hunted Man...I couldn't stand him, he annoyed the hell out of me. Thank goodness I'm not a hanging judge.

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