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Naked: The Blackstone Affair, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The first book in the bestselling Blackstone Affair series.

Naked desire. Secret satisfaction. An affair you'll never forget.

Brynne Bennett has left scandal in her past and is living the good life. An American grad student at the University of London and part-time photographic model, she's getting back on track with lots of hard work and focus on a career in art conservation. When London businessman Ethan Blackstone buys her nude portrait, he wants to possess more than just her image. He wants Brynne in his bed, serving him in every way possible. He has no trouble voicing his desires, and he isn't taking no for an answer.

At first his dominant nature captivates her, but it isn't clear if the force of his powerful desire will ultimately awaken or dispel the demons Brynne is carrying inside. There are secrets on both sides of this relationship - huge ones. Can Ethan erase the scars of Brynne's past so that she can reveal her true self to him? Or will the shadows cast by Ethan's own mysterious former life destroy their chance at happiness?

Naked is the sizzling, unforgettable story of what happens when a strong woman meets the one man powerful enough to strip away all her defenses, leaving her standing naked and perfect before him.

©2012 Raine Miller (P)2013 Simon & Schuster

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    Cindy Dripping Springs, TX, United States 11-24-13
    Cindy Dripping Springs, TX, United States 11-24-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Lacking..."

    I was so bored with this, I returned it. I wasn't even going to bother with a review, but I feel like there are too many people - obviously - who don't like to be negative and so all you get are fawning reviews from the easily impressed. I mean, that's my best guess.

    I liked Fifty Shades, but this wanna-be, copy-cat really lacked the depth, character development and plot that Fifty had - and since the latter wasn't exactly great literature, that's saying a lot.

    It was weak when the heroine's impression and inner dialogue told me that the "hero" was "dominate" before she had a real reason to think so. I guess we were just supposed to know from all the other similarities to Fifty...

    There seem to be so many knockoffs of popular books... and I, like others, go looking for for another compelling read in the same vein, but all too often are disappointed.

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    Sima Uyar Istanbul, Turkey 08-09-13
    Sima Uyar Istanbul, Turkey 08-09-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Horrible narration!"

    The story overall is so and so, as I had expected. But the narration is very very bad. Especially the male voices were the worst. The main male character's voice sounded like a cave man!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Hannah 06-19-16
    Hannah 06-19-16 Member Since 2015

    Busy college student and working lady. Lover of YA, Fantasy, and I never turn down a good Romance.

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    "Blown away!!!"

    I was having a hard time deciding if this book was worth the credit because of the length. But I’m so glad I read the reviews and got it! I loved every minute of this book. Two chapters in I bought the next three books! Worth the credit or purchase price.

    WARNING: Cliff hanger ending. You'll want the next book immediately!

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    donna Amarillo, TX, United States 03-30-16
    donna Amarillo, TX, United States 03-30-16 Member Since 2012
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    It was way too rushed for me with poor character development. Even if it is a series this first book did not have enough substance. If an author wants to entice readers to continue then you need to care enough about the characters to want to know more. Too bad

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    Alis Sun 01-10-16
    Alis Sun 01-10-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Short listen but exciting from the get go!"

    Definitely a good guilty pleasure read especially if you're on the go constantly & only have time for a quick listen. Will e

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    Misty 12-13-15
    Misty 12-13-15 Member Since 2015

    Too busy to read as much as I'd like, Audible is the perfect solution. I'm a romance reader mostly, but can stray into any story.

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    I absolutely loved this book. Insta-love is usually reserved for fun, light hearted books that you read or listen to when you need a break from intensity, as it can come across as corny. This was most definitely insta-love but not corny at all. I believed every word and every emotion. I can't wait to get to the next book.

    Grace Grant is one of my favorite narrators, but I'm not so sure this was the right book for her as her British accent isn't the strongest and there was a lot of it. I hope there is more Shane East in the next one.

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    UrbanReaderChick Washington, DC 11-27-15
    UrbanReaderChick Washington, DC 11-27-15

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    "It's an ok book, but it's expensive"
    What disappointed you about Naked?

    It was expensive for such a short novel. I've paid way less for books five times as long.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Story was ok.


    Any additional comments?

    Lower the price.

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    sinnerarity Smithville, TX, United States 11-05-15
    sinnerarity Smithville, TX, United States 11-05-15

    sinnerarity

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    "Sexy Romance"

    I enjoyed the story, and the characters. I really do not like these 'cliff hangers' where you don't have any idea about the ending without buying another of the authors books. Kind of a ripoff. Nevertheless, I have bought the next book to find out how the story resolves. I just hope it doesn't require me buying Another to find out. If so, that'll be it for this author for me.

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    cristina.solis996 11-05-15
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    I love it but I wish it was longer!!!!!! It was to quick and should have been fully written to make it more captivating! But aside from that I loved it! I just bought the next one! Lol💕

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    Patricia Wendt Rochester, MN, US 10-02-15
    Patricia Wendt Rochester, MN, US 10-02-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Part of a book"

    It is like the first 1/4 of a book. You get the characters, introduction of the conflict (does he love her or is it the job?!?!) then it ends.

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