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Consumed

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Publisher's Summary

**Mature Content Warning** Recommended for ages 17+ due to language and sexual content.

Olivia James has never been one to walk on the wild side, at least not until she meets Seth Marc - a cocky, sexy fighter at her father's gym.

He's infuriating, nauseatingly addictive and she just can't seem to shake him. He's only been in town a short while and his name is already on everyone's lips. He's the kind of guy moms' warn their daughters about - the kind that leaves a trail of shattered hearts behind him and he has Olivia in his sights.

Olivia has never met anyone as confusing as Seth and his hot and cold attitude constantly sends her reeling. She's never wanted anyone's touch so badly in her life, but having recently come out of a long term relationship diving into another is something she'd prefer to avoid.

Determined for his touch, but not to let him under her skin, Olivia embarks on the most thrilling ride of her life.

©100 Limitless Publishing LLC (P)2014 Limitless Publishing LLC

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    Leesa 01-31-14
    Leesa 01-31-14 Member Since 2016

    I've always been a avid reader so now I'm a avid listener. I prefer the paranormal genre but I do like to switch things up. It's boring if you don't have variety. Of course I do love the romance and the hotter the better. Also, you can't beat a good thriller filled with suspense and a ending you can't even guess at until the very end.

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    "Good"

    This is somewhat along the lines of "THE REAL SERIES" but nowhere as good. I will say if you enjoyed that series you will like this one. The characters are interesting and very enjoyable. Ok who doesn't enjoy a hot fighter if the story is good??????

    8 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 01-21-14
    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 01-21-14 Member Since 2016

    I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again

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    "I WAS CONSUMED BY THIS AWESOME LISTEN"

    I wasn't sure what to expect from this book as I hadn't listened to anything about MMA before but I love bad boys and couple that with the cover (I know I know shrug but what can I say) so I thought I'd give it a try. Well, Wow and Wow this beautiful slow building love story just blew me away and I listened to it unwilling to acknowledge that there was actually a 'pause' button.

    Olivia's a beautiful strong willed good girl who's been beaten down by a 6 year relationship with her cheating (now ex) boyfriend and swears off men - that is until she's in her Father's Gym and slowly gazes over dark shorts then sweaty muscles, abs, tattoos, dark eyes and eventually looks into an all knowing, handsome, smiling face.... Seth (sigh where's my fan). He's a cocky, sexy, handsome, love em them leave em bad boy MMA fighter who's spoiled, stubborn and selfish but he meets Olivia's drooling gaze followed by her bright pink flush and he smiles.

    This book, apart from the Epilogue, is told entirely from Olivia's POV there's instant attraction and sizzling sexual chemistry but Seth holds back.... but for how long? A jealous ex boyfriend, her boss, a very angry fellow fighter, and her best friend all stir the plot up along with her Mother, his closed off family issues and his denials don't make for a good start. But when they overcome their issues, share secrets and learn to trust each other it makes for a very touching, tender and romantic bond and very sexy too.

    There's stress as Seth's jealous, possessive and is all consuming over Olivia as he learns to cope with the changes brought about by his new found feelings, there's an emotional heartache too, an annoying best friend, other likeable secondary characters, a secondary love/sex affair, various tense fights and, of course, their romance that must endure all in order to reach the HEA ending we crave so much.

    Worth a credit? This is Part 1 of a trilogy about the couple's love and life and I'm gladly, willingly and eagerly going to use my credits on them, so I think you know what my answer is going to be - yup you've guessed it.... YES, YES and YES again.

    7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Lia Sutton, Australia 03-24-14
    Lia Sutton, Australia 03-24-14 Member Since 2009

    I love all genres of books. However, when I listen to audio books as I clean, garden, drive they are better with a lot of heat!

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    "Good except for the Narrator"

    This is a familiar story - very alpha male with feisty heroine. Why choose this one over all the other available? I'll give you three reasons:

    (1) the most important one, author knows how to write a good story and the characters stand out despite them being the same "types" as a lot of other books;
    (2) the book was worth time and money spent reading it; and
    (3) the relationship was hot.

    Another huge plus is that although it is the first in a series (with the second book due in December 2013); happily, this book is a stand alone story with no cliff hanger ending. There are some minor editing issues but nothing to ruin the story.

    Having said that the narrator ruined the book for me. I agree with Tammy comments below.

    EM Eldridge, did not put her soul into this book. She did not keep my interest at all. She reads so fast it seamed like is was on high speed and very mono-toned. No expression at all. I don't think I can listen to another book she narrates.

    6 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Heather M Cantrell 01-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Enjoyed"

    This was a great story about 2 beautiful people. I definitely recommend this one everyone.

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    Amazon Customer 03-19-15
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    This book was a bit juvenile for me. I felt like I was reading about teenagers. Won't be reading the other books.

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    Samantha McCoury Hampton, TN United States 01-26-15
    Samantha McCoury Hampton, TN United States 01-26-15 Member Since 2014

    Love books. Can get lost in them and spend hours there.

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    "Love this story"

    This story is all heart beating fast and smiles and crying that you could ask for.
    Buy it.you won't regret buying this story

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    nkechi 01-21-15
    nkechi 01-21-15

    Always ready for my next smutty story.

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    "Not memorable for me"
    Would you listen to Consumed again? Why?

    No. it's not compelling enough for me to listen again


    Would you recommend Consumed to your friends? Why or why not?

    Same reason


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

    No I don't believe so.


    Any additional comments?

    I have listend to this book but I keep forgetting what it is about until I read the synopsis again. I do remember enjoying it as I read it but the fact that I can't remember it since is why I'm not giving it a high mark. I just can't remember it and I read it within a month ago.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Garnet 01-04-15
    Garnet 01-04-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Good story"

    It was a decent story. It ended up being better than I thought it would be; the narration started off kind of iffy as the narrator spoke rapidly. However, as the story proceeded the narration improved. I can't wait to listen to the next one.

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    erin 06-06-14
    erin 06-06-14
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    "Love me a fighter!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. A good story with a hot fighter. None of the huge conflicts that are so prevalent in most of the stories lately. Just enough angst to keep you going. SO glad this wasn't a cliff hanging trilogy. I am so over that nonsense.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Seth was my favorite because he was sexy and wasn't afraid to put his emotions out there.


    Which character – as performed by Em Eldridge – was your favorite?

    Although I hated the best friend Selena, I think the narrator captured her annoying personality perfectly.


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

    Yes!


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    Amazon Customer 05-13-14 Member Since 2013
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    "ok"
    What did you like about this audiobook?

    I would but it wouldn't be my first choice, but she also wouldn't be my last.


    Do you have any additional comments?

    A good listen not great...

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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