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Pride and Pleasure Audiobook

Pride and Pleasure

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Publisher's Summary

Wealth has its dangers...so do certain men.

Jasper Bond turns (female) heads wherever he goes. He can’t dance, isn’t known for his restraint, and his blood heats whenever he’s near his latest employer, the unwittingly sexy Eliza Martin. She insists no one will believe an intellectual like her could be seduced by a man of action like Jasper, but the combination of his desire and her mystery makes the case one he can’t resist. Client satisfaction is a point of pride and it’s his pleasure to prove he’s just the man she needs after all....

©2013 Sylvia Day (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Bared to You obliterates the competition…unique and unforgettable." (Joyfully Reviewed)

"The undisputed mistress of tender, erotic romance." (Teresa Medeiros)

"A flawless blend of captivating characters, clever plotting, and searing sensuality." (Booklist on Pride and Pleasure)

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    alison 06-21-13
    alison 06-21-13

    Say something about yourself!

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    "I just can't bear listening to that accent...."
    What would have made Pride and Pleasure better?

    I think I will have to try to book instead of the audiobook for this one, I can't stand the strong "British " accent it's too distracting


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 05-30-13
    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 05-30-13 Member Since 2016

    I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again

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    "A DEFINATE PLEASURE TO LISTEN TO"

    Well Sylvia Day delivers another cleverly and skilfully written romance containing likeable characters which were all brought to life by the talented voice of Justine Eyre and jointly they will mentally transport you back in time to Regency England where you will find a rewarding and enjoyable listen awaiting you.

    Right from their first meeting the all too handsome Thief-taker Jasper knew he had to have the wealthy heiress Eliza who was contemplating employing him on a secret mission, but he didn't want her money - he wanted her mind and body, but she thought he was just too everything.... too handsome, too charismatic, too sexy etc. Eliza therefore was reluctant to employ him - so, for Jasper, the challenge was set and he planned to woo and win her and his weapon of choice was of course.... seduction. However, during the task of finding out the who and why someone wanted to either scare or even kill her the couple became obsessed with each other and could no longer deny their fevered passions which resulted in some nice sexy, yet tender, love scenes.

    There's passion, romance, sexual chemistry, likeable main H/H who are joined by a good supporting cast as well as an interesting plot that had hidden agendas, secrets, mysteries, murder, surprises, but mainly faith, trust and love won the day and when they were joined by truth then there could only be one outcome - and one we all love - a happily ever after.

    Worth a credit? I would have happily spent a credit and not have been disappointed at all but as this was under $10 I bought it and saved the credit for my next more expensive listen.

    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Christopher 02-18-14
    Christopher 02-18-14
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    "If I could get my money back I would..."
    What would have made Pride and Pleasure better?

    Horrible narration, couldn't follow the story line, disappointed since Sylvia Day is an excellent author!


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Not sure


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Voice


    What character would you cut from Pride and Pleasure?

    I couldn't get that far. I made it 15 minutes and was so lost I couldn't continue.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Maria Los Angeles, CA, United States 08-15-16
    Maria Los Angeles, CA, United States 08-15-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Sylvia Day at her Best."

    These genre period pieces are what got me totally hooked on Sylvia Day. She is a master at conjuring historical romantic steamy stories. And, Justine Eyre's narrations are lyrical and add so much to the characters. I could listen over and over again. Probably will.
    The leads are engaging and the plot moves along. Can't ask for more. Enjoy!

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    Mary 04-22-16
    Mary 04-22-16 Member Since 2012
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    A good story lone but t found the narration a bit distracting. The accents are a bit strong#

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    Jamie L. Womach Sandpoint, ID 04-20-16
    Jamie L. Womach Sandpoint, ID 04-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Unlike the others"

    I love this story so much! It wasn’t like the others I’ve read by S.D. because the woman wasn’t made for a man’s pleasure, so to speak, she was so different and I loved getting to know the characters. I knew the sex between them would be something interesting. And the story line was perfection. So interesting!

    Narration was on point!

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    Amazon Customer 02-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "YAWN"

    This book is boring and slow moving. Plus I didn't realize it is set in the olden days, so their dialogue isn't modern. Usually that doesn't bother me, but pair that with a completely dull plot line, and you have a horrible audiobook.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    MelonaG 01-22-15
    MelonaG 01-22-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Old Lady reading in an English Accent - bore!!"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    I was disappointed listening to this audio because it was read by an old lady with an English accent. It ruined the entire story for me - boo


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    I couldn't listen to the end. I just couldn't - she made them sound like I was listening to old people and that's a turn off.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Justine Eyre’s performances?

    NO!!


    Could you see Pride and Pleasure being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    its been done already


    Any additional comments?

    hated it - sorry I bought it

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    K. April Holgate Montrose, PA, United States 09-21-14
    K. April Holgate Montrose, PA, United States 09-21-14 Member Since 2012

    I am open to reviewing quality products.

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    "Delicious Bodice Ripper"

    Oh my, that was a deliciously naughty bodice ripper!!! Loads of steam to burn your kindle up!!!

    I loved Eliza's forthright attitude and the way she was so flustered by Jasper! Ya gotta love a gal who knows her mind and is ready to be a blue-stocking spinster if that is where being independent takes her. Fortunately, she meets her perfect match in Mr Bond. I love their dynamic!!

    The book is a mixed narrative, which gives you insight into both leads POV alternating through out the book. I love this style because there is just so much more you can learn about them and the relationship. It was wonderful seeing them fall in love and work out how much they wanted each other.

    The steam is off the charts hot!! Not your typical Historical read, this one has some hot erotic detail in the bedroom!! These two have serious chemistry from the start. Oh lordy, that first coupling is so dang hot it will have you begging for a cold shower! Oh yes, Mr. Bond has a bit of a dominant streak that comes out to play!!

    The underlying story is really well dome and full of intriguing characters. There are so many suspects it is tough to keep track. And well, the conclusion was unexpected to say the least!

    I listened to the audiobook narrated by Justine Eyre, who is always a delight. Like most regencies this one is delivered with a British accent. It is a light touch, very easy to understand and enjoyable to listen to throughout. She does a fantastic job with the naughty bits, managing to put heaps of energy into the action! A delicious listen!

    I hope we are going to see Lord Westfield get his HEA. And perhaps something for poor Jane. I really need to look for more of Ms Day!

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    eclectic_pet New Caney, TX, United States 08-19-14
    eclectic_pet New Caney, TX, United States 08-19-14 Member Since 2010
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    "Sylvia Day at her best with Historical Rom/Erotica"
    If you could sum up Pride and Pleasure in three words, what would they be?

    Intrigue, Lust and Passion!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Eliza, her struggle with her passions, trying to rationalize feelings is all the more rewarding when she gives in.


    Have you listened to any of Justine Eyre’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, Justine Eyre's performance of Regency romances and erotica is wonderful. Her voice lends well to the language of the time.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Reason or Passion, which is stronger.


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  • Susie
    2/6/15
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    "annoying voice"

    I hated it! I love Sylvia day but the vocal was shocking! The story line was good, but I could not listen to it! decided to read instead. stupid voices she tried to play.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • jade
    7/25/16
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    "A fantastic period Romance"

    Definitely one of Sylvia day is best books. I love period dramas and romance books, this had both and was a fantastic read x

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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