As the person responsible for taking down a brutal human trafficker, Alice Appleton fears retaliation at every turn. No one knows about her past, which is exactly how she prefers it…until the sexy cop next door comes knocking. Detective Reese Bareden thinks he knows what makes women tick, but his ever-elusive neighbor keeps him guessing like no other. Is his goal to unmask Alice's secrets? Or protect her from a dangerous new threat? One thing is certain: Their chemistry is a time bomb waiting to explode. And with no one to trust but each other, Reese and Alice are soon drawn into a deadly maze of corruption, intrigue and desire - and into the line of fire….
©2013 Lori Foster (P)2013 Recorded Books
Probably, the book held my attention and the characters were well rounded out making me able to connect with them.
It included all the past characters and tied in very well with the first book. A continuation of the first book instead of another story in a series.
Nothing stood out, he was easy to listen to.
I'm not very good with this question. :(
Worth the money or credit.
Avid reader for 45 years
I immediately loved Reese (police detective) because he rescued then adopted an abandoned puppy (Cash). In the middle of murder and mayhem, Cash added some humorous moments that kept this book from being too bleak.
Cash helped Reese (32) connect with Alice, an attractive neighbor who seemed afraid of people but loved animals. Alice (25) was smart and caring but sadly allowing a traumatic experience from her past to cripple her personal relationships.
While I liked Alice, I found her character too inconsistent - armed to the max but basically living like a prisoner in her apartment. I wished Alice had invested in some self defense training and counseling, but she was incredibly gutsy when she noticed some bad guys had invaded Reese's apartment.
Bare It All was entertaining, if slightly improbable. Men involved in human trafficking would not keep a woman captive without assaulting her.
Yes. I've listened to other LF books and JF's narration. It took me awhile to get used to JF and he got better & better with each narration, however, both LF & JF were quite disappointing this time. The story was somewhat mundane and predictable and the narration was more of a "reading" than a narration. There were no differences in the voices and inflections were off. Really sad this time. I was so looking forward to this one.
Not much excitement or interest. The least interesting thing was the fact that the entire story was a little boring.
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