Creole Kingpin

The Magnolia Duet, Book 1
Narrated by: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon
Series: Magnolia Duet, Book 1
Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
Categories: Romance, Contemporary
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New York Times best-selling author Meghan March goes back to New Orleans and the world of Lachlan Mount with a dangerous and bold new anti-hero. 

The thing about ghosts is they’re supposed to stay dead.

That’s exactly what I am, but I can’t stay away from Magnolia Marie Maison for one more day, let alone another year.

We’ve already got 15 of those between us.

As it stands, she’ll want to kill me as soon as she lays eyes on me. And knowing her, she’s completely up to the task.

But I’m a man on a mission, and I’ve got everything riding on this.

So, here I come, Magnolia. This ghost is ready for whatever you got.

After all, there’s only one way I want this to end - ’til death do us part.

©2020 Meghan March (P)2020 Meghan March

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NOT what I thought it was :(

1. Actual ghosts are not part of the story.
2. It's about women who have sex for money.
3. Author says she is tough and strong. I'm not buying it.
4. She's obsessed over a man she dated for two weeks, 15 years ago.

I'm trying to push through and keep listening, but so far I personally don't want to listen to a lady talking about her "girls" she has working for sex. She thinks she is tough and drinks and smokes and swears and dresses provocatively... it seems immature. That's not what makes a person strong. Moses thinks she is strong. Yet, she claims she doesn't want him back, and after not seeing him after 15 years, he is back for only one day and asks her to dinner and ... she shows up. Huge eye roll. She gave in SO easily.

4. Half way through the book, no romance, no love.

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Magnolia and Moses were ALL. THE. MF. THINGSSSS!!

I always pick up a Meghan March novel knowing it’s going to be one hell of a ride. Creole Kingpin exceeded my expectations and I was OBSESSED! This story grabs you from the very beginning and never lets go. It’s days later after finishing and I feel like I’m still living in this story. Magnolia and Moses were ALL. THE. MF. THINGSSSS!!

This story was mind blowing and Moses and Magnolia’s romance had me racing through so many emotion. From jaw-dropping twists to swoon-worthy romance to gasp-inducing drama and everything in between, Creol Kingpin had it all. This wasn’t just a story, it was an experience. Of course Meghan March is is queen of cliffhangers and we’re left with a major one! I cannot wait for Madam Temptress!

Narration was performed by powerhouses Joe Arden and Erin Mallon. And let me tell you, their performances are the reason I listen to audio! They effortlessly bring the characters story to life. They take a five star book and turn it into a 10 star audio. Must listen!

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so much love

LOVE JO ARDENS VOICE. Yum!

Another awesome book. The drama, the suspense and the love. Can't wait for the second book.

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Will Moses change the reading of the cards

Joe Arden and Erin Mallon are amazing narrators. This story was everything you wanted and more. When you read and listen there just something these narrators do to make you feel like your are watching this story from a distance.

Magnolia is a spit fire. She has turned a new leaf and wants more. She's trying to do things right this time and with the help of her friends, things are off to a great start but there's something out there that wants her soul. They want her to pay for something that she needed to do.

The person who is eagerly knocking at her door leaving notes and doing things that she has never seen has her trapped. The readings mean something that she has received but she has Moses. He is on a mission and he's not stopping until it's complete.

Creole Kingpin is full of suspense and it's a book that you will not put down. It's a fantastic start to a series that I know will knock your socks off! The last sentence now has you on your toes thinking what has happen and Moses what are you hiding. Things have come to far to mess up now!!

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10/10 would recommend to ANYONE

Amazing story, well-written and developed. Magnolia was no-nonsense, sassy and assertive. I love strong, independent heroines, that are smart and Magnolia is by far, my most favorite female characters to this day. I'm a sucker for second chance romances and I am curious to see how this is going to play out especially after how the story ended!!

Would recommend to anyone 10/10
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Worth the Credit :D

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Loved it! Gripping, captivating and steamy!

I have said it before and I will say it again, you can never go wrong with a book by Meghan March. Her writing and characters are captivating and engaging. When I had the chance to listen to Creole Kingpin, I jumped at the chance! Joe Arden and Erin Mallon were Moses and Magnolia. They brought the story to life for me and I love it.

Meghan takes us back to New Orleans and Magnolia Maison and wait for it, Moses Gaspard! This story took me by surprise and I just devoured it! There is history between Moses and Magnolia and one not easily put aside. Magnolia does not want Moses, right? But Moses is one determined man! But do not count Magnolia out yet. She is one of the strongest female characters ever written.

I cannot begin to describe the chemistry between Magnolia and Moses. Just as he is determined to win her back, Magnolia is determined to keep him out of her life. Fifteen years is just too long in her mind. Magnolia has a new life. One she worked very hard to achieve. But Moses is resolute on what he wants. These two have not had an easy life and their story will tug at your heart. And that ending, that ending blew me away! I cannot wait to get my hands on the second book. This is a must-read. Meghan March gave us an unforgettable story and we are only halfway there! This is a must-read and/or listen for sure!

Happy listening!

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Good Story

I love Meghan March’s books and spend a fair amount of my time in the car listening to audio books. I was disappointed at the voice of the female character. Hopefully they will go back to the previous voice for the next book.

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"I was given this review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. This does not affect the opinion of the audiobook or the content of the review.”

I have listened to Joe Arden and Erin Mallon duet audiobooks before but this audiobook performance was next level. The accents were spot on and they did an excellent job portraying the characters. I have been curious about Magnolia since she appeared in an earlier book and she didn't disappoint me at all. Magnolia was no-nonsense, sassy and assertive. I am a sucker for second chance romances and I am curious to see how this is going to play out especially after how the story ended!!

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Loved Magnolia and Moses

I loved this book!!! The only thing I didnt care for was that I really looked forward to Grace Grant Narrating this book. Her voice just has an air of authority and Magnolia should come across that was as a Madam.

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  • 03-20-20

So damn good!! cant wait for Madam Temptress

Meghan March did it again!! I absolutely loved the beginning of Magnolia and Mosses Story. I cant wait for the conclusion!

Joe Arden gives his best performance yet!! The way he says mama is sure to melt your panties.

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  • Jill Kirtley
  • 03-22-20

Fantastic!

I loved Moses and Magnolia’s story with all the fantastic twist and turns. And that brilliant cliffhanger! Yikes! I can’t wait for the next book in this amazing duet! Wonderful narration as usual.

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  • Mrs J A Jones
  • 03-19-20

Fantastic a must read

Yet again Meghan keeps you on the edge of your seat can’t wait for the next book in the series

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  • J
  • 03-13-20

Oh Mama!

This book is a highly anticipated read & listen for me and Meghan March did not disappoint. Magnolia is now at the top of my favourite Meghan March’s heroines to date. A must listen only to hear Joe Arden utter one word over & over again. The word “mama” will never be same, the way he says it was h🔥t AF...he makes my ovaries explode every time! The cliffhanger left me gobsmacked! Bring on Madam Tempress.

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  • Pam
  • 03-11-20

Fantastic story

Brilliant as always fantastic narration Meghan March at her very best. She's a fantastic storyteller

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  • Barbra Lazzarini
  • 03-12-20

Noooo. Can’t wait for more 😘

God Meghan March really does know how to keep a reader on the edge. Arhhhh 😤just leaving us hanging like this.😆 after all he did to get into her good graces again . Mount dumps this beauty in her lap . God I hope he can dig his way out of this . They are meant to be together. Looking forward to the next book. Love Joe & Erin 💕❤️💋❤️💕