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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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    happygirl Pittsburgh, PA 06-23-13
    happygirl Pittsburgh, PA 06-23-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Sociopaths w/ an end that plans on a sequel"
    What did you like best about The Family Business? What did you like least?

    The different narrators are good and useful.
    The characters and their sociopathic characters.


    If you’ve listened to books by Carl Weber and Eric Pete before, how does this one compare?

    n/a


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Orlando / Ruby at first meeting


    Did The Family Business inspire you to do anything?

    No.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    slp 4 me Cleveland, Ohio 05-30-13
    slp 4 me Cleveland, Ohio 05-30-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Jerky and chaotic! NOT worth the time."
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    This would be best suited for a 20 something male who is into action adventure.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    This is my first book by Weber and Pete. I think this story just lacked suspence. The killing was so very frequent that it was completely unbelievable. I think they just need to start over. Sorry.


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

    I like how Junior sought out the prostitute Ruby. It was interesting to see him explore his feelings about his 'rules' of life.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    David Rowayton, CT, United States 04-10-13
    David Rowayton, CT, United States 04-10-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Not worth the time"
    Any additional comments?

    Good idea, but didn't work. Situation is interesting, but the characters are wooden, and the plot drags. Quit half way through.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Cynthia Spring, TX, United States 04-01-13
    Cynthia Spring, TX, United States 04-01-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Really"
    What made the experience of listening to The Family Business the most enjoyable?

    Amazing what people will do for family. This was unreal for me. Has me looking curiously at the car dealerships i see on the streets.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Paris- she was hardy and head strong.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The scenes between Orlando and Ruby always got me laughing.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    What we do for family


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Andrea Houston, TX, United States 03-15-13
    Andrea Houston, TX, United States 03-15-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Never a dull moment"
    What did you love best about The Family Business?

    The twist and turns. Every part connected


    What did you like best about this story?

    It was not predictable


    What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

    The really got into their characters


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

    No


    Any additional comments?

    This is one book I can listen to several times.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Taryn R. Maclin Chicago, IL United States 03-04-13
    Taryn R. Maclin Chicago, IL United States 03-04-13 Member Since 2015
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    "The Family You Hate To Love"
    What made the experience of listening to The Family Business the most enjoyable?

    I never in a million years would have guessed that this story would turn out to be about this type of family business. When I finally realized what LC was capable I just had to shake my head, and to raise his children up in this manner, well needless to say, I was shocked.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I would have to say Paris because she just didn't give a care. She was what she was and nobody could do anything about it.


    What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

    Each narrator was very effective in their performance. I greatly enjoyed each one.


    If you could rename The Family Business, what would you call it?

    This was the perfect name because they did actually own a family business, it just wasn't the type of business that the average person would know about.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Thomas Birmingham, AL, United States 02-10-13
    Thomas Birmingham, AL, United States 02-10-13

    I love me some audio books! My taste ranges from Self Help, Motivational, Success, Fiction, Autobiography, African American, NWO, Business, Religious and more. I will be commenting from time to time and I hope my reviews are helpful!

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    "Total Suspense!!!!! Loved It!"

    I pictured every moment of this book! This family was click tight! Powerful and Deadly! You will live this one!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    MsMkItBeautiful Texas 02-05-13
    MsMkItBeautiful Texas 02-05-13 Member Since 2011

    MsMkItBeautiful

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    "Exciting twists!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Family Business to be better than the print version?

    Yes, because of the performances- I loved J.C., and Orlando, and, it took a really special person to read Paris' part!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I think London... I could identify most with her character, similar experiences...


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Orlando and Ruby...
    Paris and Miguel...
    Kidnapping..
    Too many to name


    Who was the most memorable character of The Family Business and why?

    Paris, I think.


    Any additional comments?

    I can't wait for the sequel!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Allytra Ocean Springs, MS, United States 01-21-13
    Allytra Ocean Springs, MS, United States 01-21-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Wow!"

    I didn't expect this from Weber. I really enjoyed this book. A great listen. Fantastic characters!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    PAM Dallas, TX, United States 01-20-13
    PAM Dallas, TX, United States 01-20-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Good reading, entertaining play between characters"
    Would you listen to The Family Business again? Why?

    Yes, I would listen to The Family Business again. The story is entertaining and engaging enough that a second listen would catch parts of the story that I missed the first time.


    What other book might you compare The Family Business to and why?

    Any Godfather-ish book could be compare to The Family Business. The ties of family and business, gangsters, drugs are all included in the story.


    Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favorite?

    Paris


    If you could rename The Family Business, what would you call it?

    It seems to have the perfect name


    Any additional comments?

    no

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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