Forty Shades of Pearl: Pearl Trilogy Series, Book 1 Audiobook | Arianne Richmonde | Audible.com
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Forty Shades of Pearl: Pearl Trilogy Series, Book 1 | [Arianne Richmonde]

Forty Shades of Pearl: Pearl Trilogy Series, Book 1

Documentary producer Pearl Robinson is a beautiful and smart 40-year-old divorcée but has not had a date for over two years. When she hears about Alexandre Chevalier, a young French Internet success story, she assumes he is a nerd. But when she bumps into him face to face, she's stunned by his charm, beauty, and sophistication, and startled by her strong feelings and desire for a man 15 years her junior.
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Publisher's Summary

Documentary producer Pearl Robinson is a beautiful and smart 40-year-old divorcée but has not had a date for over two years. When she hears about Alexandre Chevalier, a young French Internet success story, she assumes he is a nerd.

But when she bumps into him face to face, she's stunned by his charm, beauty, and sophistication, and startled by her strong feelings and desire for a man 15 years her junior.

His looks, wealth, and worldwide triumph with his social media site, HookedUp, means he can get any woman he chooses, but there is something about Pearl he finds irresistible.... The couple begins a passionate affair and Pearl's body is awakened in ways she never imagined possible. She is consumed by him and his magical touch. But secrets, jealous family members, and other external forces are threatening to pull them apart.

©2013 Arianne Richmonde (P)2013 Tantor

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    Valerie J Vancouver, WA, United States 08-08-13
    Valerie J Vancouver, WA, United States 08-08-13 Member Since 2012
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    "The Worst"

    I have been a member of Audible for over a couple of years but this is my first review. Sorry to be Debbie-downer but this is the worst book I have ever listened to.
    The book description says Pearl is an attractive and smart woman. I'm sure she's attractive but certainly not smart. She has the inner musings of a 16 year old with her first boyfriend and she is read that way as well. It got to the point where I was just rolling my eyes and shaking my head. I listened to the end just so I could see how many more times she could say "no pun intended".
    I purchased this based on the Amazon reviews so I'm sure it's slightly better if you actually read it and not listen to it. The narrator was not right for this book. Better for a children's book.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Jan Magnolia, TX, United States 08-26-13
    Jan Magnolia, TX, United States 08-26-13 Member Since 2009
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    "HORRIBLE"

    The worst book I ever heard. No plot or no character development. A story about a whiney 40 year old woman. Not worth the time or credit.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lark1 Illinois 08-08-13
    Lark1 Illinois 08-08-13 Member Since 2008
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    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I was not crazy about the book. The Cougar storyline was what caused me to check this one out. But Pearl who is 40 years old and described as independent and intelligent, acted 15 and insecure and after a while annoying. Alexandre 25 years old was more mature but boring and at times vindictive. The narrator was horrible and just made an so so read unbearable.


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    Cindy PANA, IL, United States 08-01-13
    Cindy PANA, IL, United States 08-01-13 Member Since 2012

    Love Romantic Erotica with a twist , thrill, suspense and a great story !

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    "Was just OK for me...."

    Ok, I like a little more to the story then sex,sex,sex. But the french man is intriguing and
    Pearl, well she's insecure in her 40 yr old body, she's still a girl. Didn't like that part of the story. The french man is definitely romantic though, and yes I will read the series. Hoping the story line becomes something of interest.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Stacey Capon Bridge, WV, United States 08-25-13
    Stacey Capon Bridge, WV, United States 08-25-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Sex"
    If you could sum up Forty Shades of Pearl in three words, what would they be?

    a lot of sex


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Forty Shades of Pearl?

    My most memorable part is when she got the necklace


    Which character – as performed by Laurel Wilson – was your favorite?

    the Italian guy loved the French accent they gave him.


    Any additional comments?

    If ur lookin for a book that has a lot of sex in it then this is the book. Didn't think I was gonna like it cuz of the characters age but age is jus a # its really funny n lovin.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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