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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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    Krystal Middletown, CT, United States 10-08-13
    Krystal Middletown, CT, United States 10-08-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Good Cliff Hanger"
    Where does The Family Business rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It has a middle ranking.It was not amazing but it was pretty interesting and the cliff hanger at the end had me prepared to move on to the second book.


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

    Do not have another book to compare besides the second installment.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by the narrators?

    Some of them I really liked, like the ones who played Orlando and LC. But others annoyed me like the ones who played London and Paris.


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

    The moment that moved me was when Paris was fighting off the people for her brother Rio. Its like this is the moment when she finally made sense.


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    Mari Cleveland Heights, OH, United States 06-30-13
    Mari Cleveland Heights, OH, United States 06-30-13 Member Since 2006
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    "I really wanted this to be better."

    The subject matter of this book is compelling. The production quality is very high. The voice actors do a mighty job. This is just pure trash, though. There are very, very few books I give up on, and this now joins that very short list.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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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

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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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