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Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel, Book 1 | [Sylvia Day]

Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel, Book 1

"Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness… He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily…Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other’s most private wounds…and desires."
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Publisher's Summary

Please note: This audiobook contains graphic adult content.

"Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness… He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily… Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other’s most private wounds… and desires.

"The bonds of his love transformed me, even as I prayed that the torment of our pasts didn’t tear us apart...."

©2012 Sylvia Day (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“If I were to recommend any book today to readers who enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey… this would be the first one I would offer… Scorching love scenes.” (Dear Author)

"An erotic romance that should not be missed.” (Romance Novel News)

“Hot… page-meltingly hot.” (Darhk Portal)

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    Katie Mount Washington, KY, United States 09-07-12
    Katie Mount Washington, KY, United States 09-07-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Tried too hard"
    What disappointed you about Bared to You?

    The auther tried too hard to be dirty, it ended up being a very laim book.


    What was most disappointing about Sylvia Day’s story?

    It read like a parody of Fiftey Shades of Grey


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Jill Redfield?

    Yeah she was great


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    nicole Easton 09-06-12
    nicole Easton 09-06-12
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    "Loved it"
    Where does Bared to You rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Very good done with it in one day could not put it down


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bared to You?

    Baby


    Which scene was your favorite?

    1st time sex


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes and I did


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jeanne Elgin, IL, United States 09-05-12
    Jeanne Elgin, IL, United States 09-05-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Very sexy,..."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, it is written very well and has you pulling for this couple. The emotions and feelings one feels when reading this book is wonderful.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bared to You?

    My favorite moment is how well written the intimate moment between Eva and Gideon--when they are struggling with their own inner torment, trying to explain to each other how much they mean to each other--at the Garden Party at Gideon's family's home. The chance that they might get caught is such a turn-on.


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

    There's more to Gideon than the story allows. By reading this story, you know that Gideon had some sort of troubled past. The foreshadowing is there, but leaves you wanting more answers by the end.

    I do believe the voice/actress made it a little difficult to separate the characters' voices. Sometimes, I wasn't sure if it was Eva or Cary talking, etc.


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

    There were a few moments that really moved me. One that stands out is when Gideon finally tells Eva he loves her, but it's more than that. The way it is explained is touching and heartfelt. It's so lovely that Eva felt that too.


    Any additional comments?

    More,....it would be great if the author made a second book from Gideon's perspective, delving into his past and how the two of them can get past it, together. It's such a great story, but I want more!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Gabrielle Houston, TX, United States 09-05-12
    Gabrielle Houston, TX, United States 09-05-12
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    "AMAZING!!!!"
    Where does Bared to You rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Bared to You runs a close second to the amazing 50 Shades


    What did you like best about this story?

    the drama


    Which character – as performed by Jill Redfield – was your favorite?

    Gideon


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    very much so, i need more... i need a resolution to the story


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Lisa Orlando, FL, United States 09-05-12
    Lisa Orlando, FL, United States 09-05-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Distracting"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I had heard great things about this book so I purchased it on audible bc I had a token.
    I liked the story line but found the narrator to be distracting. Some female
    Narrators can switch to a male voice without losing the story. This narrators voice seemed
    Comical. I think I would have enjoyed the story more with a different narrator or just
    Reading the book.


    What other book might you compare Bared to You to and why?

    I guess 50 shades of Gray. In some ways, this story was much better.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Jill Redfield?

    Susan Erickson she can switch characters so fluidly you
    Don't realize you are listening to a book.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    No


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    lisa SWEENY, TX, United States 09-04-12
    lisa SWEENY, TX, United States 09-04-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Extraordinary"
    If you could sum up Bared to You in three words, what would they be?

    Sexy,exciting and wanting!


    What other book might you compare Bared to You to and why?

    Fifty Shades


    Which character – as performed by Jill Redfield – was your favorite?

    Eva


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes! Left me wanting more!


    Any additional comments?

    A must read book! If you like the hot and heavy sexy scenes!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ms. Julie N.C. 09-04-12
    Ms. Julie N.C. 09-04-12 Member Since 2011

    bjules52

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    "Hot hot hot"
    Any additional comments?

    If you liked 50 shades, you will love this.
    Hot & steamy with feeling and mystery.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Tangi Holmes Rutherford, NJ USA 09-03-12
    Tangi Holmes Rutherford, NJ USA 09-03-12
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    "No Origination!"
    What would have made Bared to You better?

    If it didn't sound like Fifty Shades of Grey.


    What was most disappointing about Sylvia Day’s story?

    The story line was way too close to 50 Shades. There are laws against copyright!


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    The narration was fine. It's just a shame that Jill had to read this story that lacked origination.


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

    None.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Acsuleco Northern VA, USA 08-31-12
    Acsuleco Northern VA, USA 08-31-12

    Audiobook Worm

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    "Better than Fifty Shades? Maybe."
    Would you listen to Bared to You again? Why?

    I would definitely listen again. The intimacy between Eva and Gideon is worth a second listen. And a third...and a fourth:)


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Eva is my favorite character because I think her responses to Gideon's actions are similar to how I would respond/react if I were to ever be in her situation.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    My favorite scene was when Eva encountered Gideon at his parent's garden party. I kind of saw it coming, but didn't anticipate all that went along with it.


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

    Eva's explanation about her past to Gideon. My attention was caught by how Gideon responded.


    Any additional comments?

    Its hard for me to compare a series (50 Shades) to a single book. At this point, I like Bared to You better, but I don't know if the whole series will be good. Since I hear that another book is coming out, I am looking forward to completing the series. At that point, I can provide a follow up review that may be more complete.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Suttinee Thailand 08-31-12
    Suttinee Thailand 08-31-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Nice narrator with excellent story"
    Would you listen to Bared to You again? Why?

    Yes, I love the story. I have read the books many times. But I want to try audiobook, so I can listen to it while I work out too. It helpes improve my listening skills. And I was impressed with Jill Redfield. I like her voice, especially Gideon voice. Very sexy and arousing indeed.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bared to You?

    When Gideon dragged Eva to the libery during the party


    Have you listened to any of Jill Redfield’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No


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

    When Eva told Gideon abour her past


    Any additional comments?

    I will definately consider buying other books by this author and narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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