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Envy: A Novel of the Fallen Angels Audiobook

Envy: A Novel of the Fallen Angels

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Publisher's Summary

As the son of a serial killer, homicide detective Thomas “Veck” DelVecchio, Jr., grew up in the shadow of evil. Now, on the knife-edge between civic duty and blind retribution, he atones for the sins of his father - while fighting his inner demons. Assigned to monitor Veck is Internal Affairs officer Sophia Reilly, whose interest in him is both professional and arousingly personal. And Veck and Sophia have another link: Jim Heron, a mysterious stranger with too many answers... to questions that are deadly. When Veck and Sophia are drawn into the ultimate battle between good and evil, their fallen angel savior is the only thing that stands between them and eternal damnation.

©2011 J.R. Ward (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Linsey 12-22-11
    Linsey 12-22-11
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    "Envious"
    If you could sum up Envy in three words, what would they be?

    By far the best of the series to date. The story of Jim Herron and his mission to bring down the demon Devina continues. Jim must help Vic, a detective in Caldwell. This story syncs up with the substory of


    What does Eric G Dove bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    His tone is fantastic - an intensity and passion where appropriate


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Yes. I was drawn in to the backstory of each character and can't wait to read the next book.


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    Tyshida Glen Cove, NY, United States 12-22-11
    Tyshida Glen Cove, NY, United States 12-22-11 Member Since 2015

    Is the sky the limit?

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    "Just as good as the book if not better"
    Would you listen to Envy again? Why?

    Oh yes most certainly. I love J.R Ward she is my hero


    What other book might you compare Envy to and why?

    


    Which character – as performed by Eric G Dove – was your favorite?

    Veck


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Both


    Any additional comments?

    Great read or listen

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Barbara Kingsland, GA, United States 12-17-11
    Barbara Kingsland, GA, United States 12-17-11
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    "Different story premise."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Envy to be better than the print version?

    Yes, since the reader brings the story to life.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The Idea that angels could be amoung us looking and acting like everyone else.


    Any additional comments?

    I found it engaging all the way through without losing my attention.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Tracy E. Bergeron 10-21-11

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    "Fantastic stories"

    I am really enjoying this series of books by JR Ward. This book as with the first two in this series is well written and enjoyable along with suspenseful. I especially love how in each of the fallen angel novels there is at least something of the black dagger brotherhood in it.
    Really looking forward to the next installment in this series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    dana 10-16-11
    dana 10-16-11
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    "Not what I expected!"

    I love JR Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood and the Fallen Angel series, but what is with all the homosexual content?!?! I don't spend money on these books to get into the head of a gay angel...this is just too much for me. I hope JR Ward reconsiders the direction of the Fallen Angel series. The book is well written in typical JR Ward style with all kinds of twists and turns. I am just left with an icky tastes as the gay characters leave me turned-off!

    6 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    L.W. 09-19-11
    L.W. 09-19-11

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Third in the Series Good twists"

    I will probably buy all of these in the series. I really enjoyed Covet the best. Didn't enjoy Crave. This one however has some scary and interesting twists. The narrator is perfect for this writing. I don't care for his female voices but I have gotten over it. Covet was more mysterious but Envy is more interesting. All of these books have very graffic sexual content. Tickler at the end...
    I am into this series but my background argues with the storyline all the way thru.

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    Angelyn S. Furst 09-18-11 Member Since 2008
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    "J.R. did it again"

    If you read J.R. Ward you are familiar with her snappy style and sexy characters. Envy does not disappoint. I think it is the best of the Fallen Angel series. The characters grow, develop and become real, which says a lot considering most of the characters are angels or arch-angels.

    Envy is pure fantasy escapism and worth every minute spent listening to it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Land Linton, IN, United States 09-15-11
    Land Linton, IN, United States 09-15-11 Member Since 2015

    Tell us about yourself! I love to read, sew, make candles, homemade soap and laundry soap. I own a small gift/home decor shop.

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    "FANTASTIC--WOW"
    Would you listen to Envy again? Why?

    I would listen to all of this series again and again. It is just so well written and just fantastic that words just cannot explain.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I think I would be like Devina and be totally in love with Jim Herron and really want him
    all the time like she does. Hmmmm, he sounds so hot!


    Have you listened to any of Eric G Dove’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not heard any other books by him, but I would. And DEFINITELY keep him
    reading the rest of this series.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Yes, there are a few places where you would giggle or laugh, and then there is one place where tears ran down my cheeks. I wont give it away, but it was very sad. I love being
    that in tune with a book and series of books.It just really makes "reading" so
    worth while.


    Any additional comments?

    I love that we are in Caldwell, and when around chapter 19 a black escalade nearly runs them over on the freeway I thought to myself --Hey, there are the Brotherhood after some lessors. The vampire in this book, yeah, I think it was one of the Brothers especially in the end where a big leather covered wearing sh-t kicker boots person comes walking down the hall of the hospital and says that he will make things right.
    I love that both series run side by side, and the author probably hoped that everyone catches this part, but I bet she figures they won't if they arent in tune with the Brotherhood series. Man! I love them too.
    Hard to believe I gotta wait until next year for the next installment on both of these super series. I have thought about 2-3 months before it will be due this time next year, to listen
    to all the books again. But Im so tuned in that I don't need a refresher, I pick right up where the series left off, and I generally dont stop until it's done. LOL
    If you don't like these, there is something really wrong with you. LOL even with the sexual context of the angels being one that I .....well, you understand Im sure.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cathie Linton, IN, United States 09-15-11
    Cathie Linton, IN, United States 09-15-11 Member Since 2015

    I am audio book addicted. Lets me do two things at once, multi-tasking to the inth degree. Love series, and hot and spicy books best.

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    "FANTASTIC--WOW"
    Would you listen to Envy again? Why?

    I would listen to all of this series again and again. It is just so well written and just fantastic that words just cannot explain.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I think I would be like Devina and be totally in love with Jim Herron and really want him
    all the time like she does. Hmmmm, he sounds so hot!


    Have you listened to any of Eric G Dove???s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not heard any other books by him, but I would. And DEFINITELY keep him
    reading the rest of this series.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Yes, there are a few places where you would giggle or laugh, and then there is one place where tears ran down my cheeks. I wont give it away, but it was very sad. I love being
    that in tune with a book and series of books. It just really makes "reading" so
    worth while.


    Any additional comments?

    I love that we are in Caldwell, and when around chapter 19 a black escalade nearly runs them over on the freeway I thought to myself --Hey, there are the Brotherhood after some lessors. The vampire in this book, yeah, I think it was one of the Brothers especially in the end where a big leather covered wearing sh-t kicker boots person comes walking down the hall of the hospital and says that he will make things right.
    I love that both series run side by side, and the author probably hoped that everyone catches this part, but I bet she figures they won't if they arent in tune with the Brotherhood series. Man! I love them too.
    Hard to believe I gotta wait until next year for the next installment on both of these super series. I have thought about 2-3 months before it will be due this time next year, to listen
    to all the books again. But Im so tuned in that I don't need a refresher, I pick right up where the series left off, and I generally dont stop until it's done. LOL
    If you don't like these, there is something really wrong with you. LOL even with the sexual context of the angels being one that I .....well, you understand Im sure.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Tracy United States 09-12-11
    Tracy United States 09-12-11 Member Since 2015

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    "Good, but not the best"

    While I still enjoy the "Fallen Angels" series, I like this book the least out of the three I've read. I didn't feel as though the new characters were as fleshed out, so I couldn't really feel anything for them. I also am not a fan of angry Jim. Jim is always a little pissed, but he was just a bit to angry to be totally likeable in this one. Overall, I still love the writing and the plot arc of the series and I'm looking forward to reading the next one.


    Regarding the narration, I am starting to feel like every female's voice sounds the exact same throughout the books, except for Devina. The male voices continue to be great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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