Sheila Pinelli needed to be taken out.
Former cop turned private investigator Cole McGinnis never considered committing murder. But six months ago, when Jae-Min's blood filled his hands and death came knocking at his lover's door, killing Sheila Pinelli became a definite possibility.
While Sheila lurks in some hidden corner of Los Angeles, Jae and Cole share a bed, a home, and most of all, happiness. They'd survived Jae's traditional Korean family disowning him and plan on building a new life - preferably one without the threat of Sheila's return hanging over them.
Thanks to the Santa Monica police mistakenly releasing Sheila following a loitering arrest, Cole finally gets a lead on Sheila's whereabouts. That is, until the trail goes crazy, and he's thrown into a tangle of drugs, exotic women, and more death. Regardless of the case going sideways, Cole is determined to find the woman he once loved as a sister and get her out of their lives once and for all.
©2014 Rhys Ford (P)2014 Dreamspinner Press
Best audio series!
Gosh, all of them, Nunia, Cole, Jay MIn, Bobby, Ichie Claudia.....
One of the best, His voices are spot on, GREAT series! He is not just reading, it is full on acting and entertainment!
All of Rhys Ford's books make you laugh and cry! She can pull at your heartstrings like no other. The underdog always gets his feeling trampled on!
Worth every penny, will listen to the whole series again!
Greg is perfection, that is all. Some fringe characters voices are similar but really I have not herd a better narrator.
Very hard to pick but would have to be either Bobby or Claudia for very obvious no nonsense 'princess' and 'now listen here boy' reasons.
Jae by far. I don't know how he does it but you can feel every word Jae speaks in the entire book. Joking or serious he is the most alive person from a book I have ever read.
Wanted to and did. After the first books I thought this would be great but it ended up just being breathtaking.
Yes. The next book need to be released yesterday and in audio. I know I am going to cave and read it first but with the depth Greg brings I'll have to buy the audio. Its out of my hands its so good.
It's rare when books in a series get better and better after the author's initial foray into the characters, but not so for this series. This 4th (and so far, last) installment delves deeper into Cole's reaction to the fatal shooting of his former lover as well as his need for and commitment to Jae-min. The narrator brings so much to the story, I can't imagine what I would think of the books, how Cole would sound in my head, if I had read them instead of listened to them. I sure hope there are plans for more of this sexy series!
Goodreads reviewer and blogger... also dentist and wife/mom when I get the time!
Of course I loved this one! I mean, it's Greg Tremblay and Rhys Ford! Greg Tremblay is a MASTER at audiobooks and Rhys was on her game, giving him a kick-ass story. It was blissfully, awesomely perfect.
I swear, Greg Tremblay gives me a book hangover each time I listen to him. The next audiobook after one of his can just never, ever compare! He is at the tippy top of his game, and he shows off his skills here in book #4 of the Cole McGinnis series. I know I always fan-girl all over this narrator but he is just that good! Chills, honestly chills. Why can't all M/M audiobooks be at this level?
Okay, now that my gushing is over, I'll talk a little about the story. For the first time since I started reading this series I knew each character and didn't get anyone confused! <--- huge milestone. I followed the mystery easily, and I loved every second of it. It is amazing how attached I've become to these characters. I feel like they are my little, insane, zany M/M romance second family. Does that make me weird?
I think that Cole and Jae's relationship reached a new level of maturity in this book. They felt in sync, cohesive, and it was lovely to witness. I'm also obsessed with Bobby and what the next book has in store for him *rubs hands gleefully*.
I give up. I don't think I'll ever be able to say anything critical of this series because it has such a huge chunk of my heart. Rhys Ford has made a die-hard fan out of me and Greg Tremblay has ruined me for other narrators. And I love them both for it.
**Copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review**
Yes! This series is funny, passionate, high speed, a good mystery, nail biting at times, and eye watering at others. Also a unique blend of cultures adds to the plot in my book.
My brain constantly wants to lock all the cogs in place, I keep stirring around possibilities but the author is so very unpredictable! I love that the answer is not laid bare, I think I might know what is going on, but she's keeping the curtain veiled just enough not to see the whole picture yet! Frustrating and fascinating all at once!
His meter is perfect for the pace of the story, his voice alterations are perfectly matched for the different characters, and he's very passionate.
So very difficult, an obvious one would be Cole, or Jay, but I seem to be drawn to Bobby by his brashness.
A good mystery series, a bit bloody and shocking, but I think that's what makes it so fun, well that and the combustible passion between Jae and Cole!
Scarlet and Claudia. They are so strong and loving. I love the way they interact with the boys.
Yup. Stellar as usual.
I'm waiting with baited breath for the next one.
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