It all started with a question.…
When Liz Dougherty’s first reporting assignment for her North Carolina college newspaper finds her covering a state senator’s impromptu press conference, she has no idea how drastically her life is about to change. Senator Brady Maxwell may look the part with his devastating good looks and impeccable style, but his politics rub Liz the wrong way, and she’s not going to let him off easy.
Liz’s hardball question catches Brady off guard and shows her editor, Hayden Lane, that she’s headed places as journalist. But to Liz’s surprise, she’s also headed for a secret, high-stakes romance with Brady Maxwell that could destroy the careers they each hold dear.
Unsatisfied with sneaking around and realizing things with Hayden might not be strictly platonic, Liz faces a difficult decision: Should she take things with Brady to the next level or call the whole thing off? They soon discover that in love, unlike politics, there’s rarely a clear winner.
©2014 K. A. Linde (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved
Grr-stories with many volumes, especially if you have to wait for a long time-should come with a warning. 👌to alpha male voices-Seb York!
Absorbing, emotional, interesting,
After the build up - the emotional end without doubt - then to be CONTINUED, really !
Some of the men's voices sounded the same.
I looked forward to hearing Brady's speech at the outcome of the primary election, wondering want the future would hold for Liz. In the end I felt she had been emotionally abused by the relationship.
Gives readers a behind the scenes look into the worlds of journalism and politics.
I would recommend readers wait until the second book is out before they read book 1. It really is frustrating to be left hanging. If the second book isn't out until August 2014, I will lose the thread, some of the details and the fantastic build up to the end of book 1.
I really enjoyed that it kept me guessing iOS thought the main character was going to do one thing and he would do something totally different and the ending was a huge surprise!
Many memories to just pick one I can tell you that I could not put the book down I didn't sleep at all I listen to offer the night I'm tired as can be but it was totally worth it. The lessons are great not too graphic not too many not too little it was an all-around fabulous read I'm really excited for the next installment to come out.
She is a fabulous narrator she can do the males voice is the female voices and doesn't have a problem switching back-and-forth she's a flawless narrator.
I think the last two minutes of the book is what hit me the most.
Anyone likes romance should get this book, the price is fabulous you don't even have to use a credit and it's definitely worth the listen! I will definitely read/listen to this again and keep my eyes open for the next installment to come out!
Hot romance/Sci Fi we're so lucky to have Audible to feed our book addictions. I love walking my precious dog Sydney & listening to my books
Her first big reporting assignment for her North Carolina college newspaper has her covering a state senator’s impromptu press conference. Brady Maxwell may have everything it takes to be a politician - a winning pedigree, devastating good looks, a body made to wear suits - but his politics rub Liz the wrong way. When Liz’s hard-hitting question catches the upstart senator off-guard, it impresses Hayden Lane, Liz’s editor who feels she’s headed for a promising career as a reporter.
But Liz is also headed into a secret romance with Brady that could destroy both their ambitions. Though he’s a bachelor, potential voters might frown on Brady cozening up to a reporter. And Liz isn't sure sneaking around is enough for her - especially when things between her and Hayden might be less platonic than she thought.
I really enjoyed this story. It was packed with Heat and sneaky sex that kept the excitement up. Natalie Ross is one of my favorite narrators and she bought all the characters to life beautifully. :)
A endng would have been great!
The end of the story to be continued, yikes, not worth the money.
Anger and disappointment
Would have never bought this book , don't waste your time!
12 hours long and the story doesn't end, to be continued in the next book. I really dislike that type of cliff hanger ending.
unique-ish, addicting and intriguing
I got this just because it was 'cheap'. I finished it and went to listen to another one I already had when for some reason I decided to get the second book...soooo glad I did! I'm now off to buy the third! :) Careful, these are addicting! haha
It is in the top 5 best book.mi love the story and the narrator.
The story just sucks you right in.
Her voice for Liz and Brady are both great. And it is hard usually for female narrators to get the male voice so on point
Absolutely, I listened to 2am
Please reserve a weekend to got through the 3 books because otherwise you will be annoyed.it is one of my favorite stories and the narration just makes it so much much better.
Daringly sexual, this book is full of angst, secret romance, and wit. At the start of this book, Liz Dougherty has had a thing for her editor, Hayden Lane, for the last two years. But at her first big reporting assignment, she stumbles into Brady Maxwell's line of sight and he won't let her go.
"She couldn’t get enough, couldn’t breathe, couldn’t think. There was just Brady. She felt as if she was lost in a world of him, drowning in him, suffocating in him."
Linde writes a powerful story, smart and sexy and daring the reader to want more. I love the fact that Liz is a strong, independent female character who isn't afraid to speak her mind. She's willing to push the envelope, willing to call the politicians out on their BS, even if that means writing in opposition of the man she's sleeping with. But in the end, will Brady choose Liz or his career?
Loved the narrator too!
This story loses a star for not only ending with a cliffhanger, but a TOTALLY lame one at that. As in the author literally wrote "to be continued." to end the book. Seriously!? You made me listen to 12+ hours of angst and drama only to leave me with a completely unsatisfying "to be continued" AND then you want me to get through two more long ass books to find out if these two lovers can get their act together? Listen... I don't mind a good trilogy (or series even) but if the ending is of the cliffhanger variety I feel like it's still the author's responsibility to give the reader a complete (preferably good) ending. I don't think I'll be putting K. A. Linde on my repeat author list if this lazy ending is a typical example of her writing style.
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