Kayla Maxwell is eager to shed her slasher-flick bimbo image - and she plans to do just that in her new role on daytime's most popular soap. With a chance to showcase her dramatic range, Kayla will be able to wash away the lingering betrayal and public humiliation left by her controlling, philandering ex-boyfriend.
Sean Barrett, the son of an influential, award-winning actor, is the hottest soap star in the country. Paired on-screen with the talented and beautiful Kayla Maxwell, Sean is determined to keep her at arm's length, burned before by fame - seeking actresses who had no qualms about using him to get to his famous father.
But when Kayla receives threatening letters, her past as a scream queen seems to be coming back to haunt her. Succumbing to an attraction neither one of them can deny, Sean and Kayla must face down her stalker and their own personal demons before trusting what they both feel - a love that lasts long after the cameras stop rolling.
©2012 Alison Packard (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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I actually thought this story was pretty good. It kept moving and although the plot is nothing too new it didn't keep beating the same thought over and over again. Towards the end I couldn't stop listening.
I thought Gia St. Clair did a pretty good job but in all honesty she lacks with the male voices, in particular the main character, Ryan. Actually, most the male voices and the secondary female voices all sounded the same. A little boyish sounding for the females and pretty dweebish for the males. Do the narrators ever get to hear a playback before they hit send? I just don't get it. Thankfully, most the book was in her own voice or in Kayla's. Even so it was still a pretty good listen.
I usually listen to regency romances but picked this on a whim (the cover was pretty - that's my entire rationale).
It was surprisingly enjoyable! Both the main characters are down to earth and lovable, the plots are easy to follow, and the narration was terrific. The surrounding characters of their friends and family provide a nice backdrop as Kayla and Sean become friends and then fall in love on the set of their daytime soap. Sounds corny but it's really well done.
I definitely recommend this one as a highly enjoyable holiday read!
Love to listen to books. Do tons of driving and they keep me sane.
I really enjoyed listening to the story. Light, funny and good narration. Glad I grabbed it for a listen.
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