The men and women of Last Chance, Inc. are back in another heart-stopping tale! British special agent Nigel Ferris has devoted his life to working covert operations, and avoiding relationships. Until he’s called upon to help foil an International terrorist plot, and comes face to face with the one woman who ever came close to scaling his emotional walls. Photojournalist Melissa Pope knows that the intelligence she's been gathering is invaluable - so much so that someone's willing to kill to her for it. But the man assigned by Last Chance to protect her is another kind of threat altogether... Drawn into the heart of a dangerous game of International intrigue Melissa and Nigel are soon fighting for their lives... and for the chance to explore the long-denied passion that still burns between them.
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I loved this trilogy when I first read it back in 2005 in mass paperback and was excited not only to see it out in audio but with a male narrator! I prefer my romantic suspense to have male narrators so I snapped all three audios up.
Sad to say, I am disappointed with Pendleton's narration. He's very monotonous in his narrative and becomes overly dramatic in some dialogue so it made for very uneven listening. I don't care for the British accent despite the pronunciation of words being American. It's a very odd mix. If the narrator is going to narrate in a Brit accent then go all the way and pronounce words in US English, except for when the character happens to be a Brit (Ferris, for example).
Storywise, I did feel the dialogue is a bit dated and hackneyed so I'm on the fence as to whether this is worth paying for in audio if you've already bought the paperback on ebook. For me, personally, I regret the purchases as I paid full price and kept falling asleep from Pendleton's narrating. I must have "rewound" five times. Thank God I've already read the book and have it as reference or I'd be absolutely lost.
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