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The Family Business Audiobook

The Family Business

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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Carl Weber and award-winning novelist Eric Pete team up to deliver the first in a much-anticipated new trilogy. The Family Business features two times the heat, two times the fun, and two times the drama as the members of an unforgettable family (not to mention their lovers and hangers-on) find their way in and out of trouble. As their many fans will attest, Weber and Pete share a talent for penning juicy fiction that their audience can’t get enough of.

©2011 Carl Weber, Eric Pete (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Melody Chicago, IL, United States 04-05-12
    Melody Chicago, IL, United States 04-05-12 Member Since 2016
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    "An awesome ride!"
    What did you love best about The Family Business?

    I loved the action and the sub plots intertwined in the midst of choas!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    My favorite character was Paris. She was a bit oversexed, cocky but I loved her attitude and skills.


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

    The intensity of the situations


    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 10-14-13
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    "Couldn't put down"
    Would you listen to The Family Business again? Why?

    Yes. Interesting plot and suspense kept my attention


    What did you like best about this story?

    The duties of the females in the family not revealed until necessary.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    There were a lot of favorite scenes for me. Like to leave the other readers curious.


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

    When the father was faced with decision to follow the game rules or his heart


    Any additional comments?

    Enjoy this book being read to you. The reader were excellent.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    jaye GREENWICH, CT, United States 05-06-13
    jaye GREENWICH, CT, United States 05-06-13 Member Since 2012

    AUDIBLE MAKES READING POSSIBLE AND EASY FOR ME...I AM VISUALLY IMPAIRED. I WISH THEY HAD ALL THE BOOKS I WANT I WOULD SNAP THEM UP!

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    "NO SUBSTANCE HERE. POOR CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    MAYBE SOMEONE YOUNGER.


    What was most disappointing about Carl Weber and Eric Pete ’s story?

    THE CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT AND THE STORY DEVELOPMENT. I LIKE WHEN A STORY UNFOLDS, THIS STORY JUST HAPPENED. AND IT WAS VERY THIN.


    What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

    THEY WERE GOOD. NO, THEY WERE GREAT.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    THE NARRATORS WERE GOOD. IT COULD HAVE BEEN A GOOD STORY IF THEY JUST DEVELOPED IT BETTER. I LIKE TO KNOW ALL THE MAIN CHARACTERS. I FELT LIKE I ONLY KNEW ANY OF THEM THRU THE CONVERSATIONS THEY HAD WITH EACH OTHER.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 03-14-17
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    "Some good twist ..."

    Maybe a little too many twists. You could tell early there was going to be a second book. I like stories that don't lead into a sequel until the very end. Nonetheless, Weber doesn't disappoint. Already purchased part 2.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Marianna 01-11-17
    Marianna 01-11-17
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    "Difficult to like any of the characters."

    Although the plot had a few interesting twists, I was never able to connect or feel any sympathy with any characters. The performances were fine. It's just that there was no real substance to characters or plot. I can't imagine working up enough interest to listen to any of the other books in this series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Richie 01-08-17
    Richie 01-08-17 Member Since 2017
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    "This story was terrible beyond belief!"

    I've read a few Carl Weber books such as, Something on the side, Married men, The choir director, The Man in 3b and a few more. He's one of my favourite black authors. However this story was just too unbalanced, unbearable, unbelievable. I think the people who have rated this 5 stars must be very easily pleased. I made the mistake of reading Grand Opening first thinking this book would be on par with that book but I couldn't have been more incorrect.
    I also made the mistake of buying all family business audio thinking they would be highly entertaining. I now dread listening to the other two!
    One of the main problems is how the story is cut into parts.... the trouble is it loses its flow.
    The writing comes off as being lazy and contrived fitting in as many stereotypes as humanly possibly.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Hanifah Wilson 12-09-16 Member Since 2014

    "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure." -Nelson Mandela

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    "Great story towards the end"

    This story was great towards the end. it Toulon a few hours for the book to get good. if You don't mind during through the first half of the book, You can get a really good story

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jeffrey Nichols 11-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "just did not like the book"
    Would you try another book from Carl Weber and Eric Pete and/or the narrators?

    not really


    Has The Family Business turned you off from other books in this genre?

    maybe


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    like I said it just did not flow for me


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Family Business?

    Nothing at all


    Any additional comments?

    no not really

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Elizabeth 11-14-16
    Elizabeth 11-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Thrilling! !"

    Excellent and mouth dropping, can't wait to listen to book 2. I loved how this book kept me in suspense and on the edge of my seat.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ms.SunShyne 10-10-16
    Ms.SunShyne 10-10-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Carl had done it again"

    This book was very good but what else would I expect from Mr Weber. Can't wait to listen to the next installment if the series

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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