Heart Trouble

Hearts and Health, Book 1
Narrated by: Kenneth Obi
Series: Hearts and Health, Book 1
Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
Categories: LGBT, Romance
4.4 out of 5 stars (46 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

When Gage Evans gets a look at his hot nurse, he's smitten immediately. Too bad he's given the nurse the impression he's some kind of daredevil. It couldn't be further from the truth. Gage is a college journalism instructor writing a series of guest columns that require him to jump into new experiences - a fun bucket list, but one that does nothing to convince Ben he's not an adrenaline junkie. 

Fresh off his latest heartbreak, nurse Ben Griggs is wary when one of his patients shows an interest in him - especially when that patient showed up in the ER after a motorcycle accident. Ben's ex was a biker, a friend with benefits, and he dropped Ben cold when someone more interesting came along. Ben isn't the kind of guy who can hold the interest of an adrenaline junkie like Gage Evans for long. The last thing he wants is to lose his heart to the wrong man again.

The more Ben gets to know Gage, the harder he is to resist. He can only hold on for the ride and keep his guard up as much as he can. But Ben's lack of trust seriously gets in the way of building a relationship, and Gage will only be patient so long. Can he trust Gage enough to give his heart, or are they destined to have a fling that goes nowhere?

This is a spin-off from the Ashe Sentinel Connections series, where Ben appears briefly in the book Hard Press. It can be enjoyed as a stand-alone.

©2016 DJ Jamison (P)2019 DJ Jamison

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Great story!

I loved the characters in this story! Gage is an optimist with a sad past, Ben has been burned in love and is afraid to trust. They go on a series of dates for Gage's articles and end up falling in love ( not without some trials ). In the end they get their HEA. The narrator does a great job with the story and kept me captivated.

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Loved it

I loved this book. It’s a very sweet love story. Really recommend it!! Great narration.

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Great start!

What a wonderful beginning to what I hope is a great series with characters that will travel through the next series and so forth. Looking forward to the next one!

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Feel Good Romance

Such a good book with great narration by Kenneth Obi. DJ Jamison does great job of making you feel for both MC and understand why they have such opposite attitudes regarding commitment. She gives you sexy times, sass, humor as well as feels.

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Sweetl romance with feels

This is a pretty sweet, fluffy, low angst romance between two men with trust issues. The angst was low, but there were plenty of feels. It was enjoyable going on this journey as the two main characters worked through their issues toward their happy ever after. The narrator did a great job bringing out/ expressing the emotion of the characters at the appropriate times. One small thing got in my nerves though: he tends to end each chapter awkwardly. Like, it sounds like he's going to continue but then suddenly it's the next chapter. Would recommend.

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don't be afraid of love

This is a wonderful story, with all the feels, about finding love and holding on to it. Narrator Kenneth Obi does a wonderful job.

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A bit overly dramatic

I’ve been wanting to read this book for a long time. So I got super excited when I finally got around to do it. I liked this book a lot. Gage and Ben are very lovable characters. But, and this is why it wasn’t a full five star read, Ben was a bit too much. I needed him to get out of his head a bit earlier than he did. He freaked out over and over and over and over again. I’m not sure about the secondary character Zayne having both an abusive dad and stepdad. For me, that kind of homophobia seems a bit too much and over the top. But I guess I’ll get to know more about that in the next book. The narration was good. A few weird pauses here and there but except that, amazing.

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as good as the ebook

The story is always full stars, because if I wouldn't like the story as ebook, I wouldn't listen to the audiobook. The performance from the narrator is also very important for me. I can't listen to a lot, because my English as a non-native-speaker isn't so perfect to follow a whole story over hours, when the narrator speaks too fast or too sloppy. Normally I have to SEE the person, who is talking to me in English. Kenneth Obi is one of the 2 narrators (so far), I can listen without break and have no problems to follow. PLEASE READ MY RATING SYSTEM!!! To my ratings: 5* - very very good it's like an A+ 4* - very good and will be often re-listening it's like an A 3* - it's more then a one-time-listening, but not more then twice a year. it's like a B

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Heart Trouble: Hearts and Health Book 1

Omg this audio book was absolutely positively amazing. I would highly recommend this audio book.

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Good!

This was a cute little fluffy story from DJ Jamison that I quite enjoyed. I didn't know what to expect going in but I was pleasantly surprised! Looking forward to the next entry in the series.

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  • 07-12-20

Good, sweet story

How can people with trust issues learn to trust again? Can they? It is a HAE! It is a well written sweet, warm story. Kenneth Obi makes a great narration as usual.

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  • HelenMK69
  • 07-11-20

Great book and great narration

I was lucky enough to win this audio, and I had already read the book about a year before. So it was lovely to hear it read to me. Love the story and the narration was just wonderful. I would recommend anyone to listen to thus, as it was fun and light.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-28-20

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I really enjoyed this book. As always with Kenneth Obi, perfect narration! This story was on the shorter side but sweet. My only complaint with this book really was the hesitance for the characters to be out and proud. I understood having the struggle with Zane, but any time they were in public the characters had to make sure that no one was looking before they showed affection towards each other.

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  • Ronald Betts
  • 03-05-20

Nice story where love wins through.

Sad happy sad happy but in the end all is well but you will need to listen to book two.

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  • Sunday Barnaby
  • 10-14-19

Heart Trouble: Hearts and Health

Heart Trouble: Hearts and Health Five Stars Heart Trouble is the first book in the Hearts and Health series by DJ Jamison. This is the first book I have read/listened to by DJ. I look forward to reading more from this fantastic storyteller. This book had me hooked from the very start and I stayed up late listening to find out what would happen next. It is filled with feels and I really connected with the characters. I can’t wait to get my hands in the next book in this series. The narration was Spot On. Kenneth Obi brought the characters to life and really made the emotions come out.

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  • Debbie
  • 05-05-19

Sweet easy listen for long journeys

This was a new to me author and I have been by passing it for authors I do know, big mistake I loved this book. I was originally thinking that Gage shouldn’t have given Ben so many chances because hello he clearly wasn’t interested. But thankfully Gage and I had sense knocked into him but others. Kenneth’s narration was spot on and made this a really enjoyable listen, I haven’t read the book but I found it easy to keep up which was helped by the distinctive voices given to all the characters. Excited to see who is in the next one

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  • MaryD
  • 02-09-19

Lovely story with great narration

This is a story of two wary people learning to trust and love each other. This is a wonderfully easy listening audiobook with a great cast of characters. Ben and Gage are lovely together. Ben’s assumptions about Gage lead to misunderstanding and Gage’s jealousy nearly ruin their budding relationship. I was rooting for them to sort it all out and realise what a good thing they’ve got going for them. Kenneth Obi’s excellent narration makes the story alive. He has a lovely smooth tone. All the characters have a distinct voice which suits them making it very easy to follow.