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His Cocky Valet

Undue Arrogance Series, Book 1
Narrated by: Joel Leslie
Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (66 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Ash Harrington's life is out of control. At 23 years old, he's suddenly the head of a multibillion dollar global corporation he is in no way equipped to run. His father is dying. His mother's run away. He's spent his entire adult life playing fast and loose with his life and his loves, but when he's dragged into a position of responsibility with the fate of the company on his shoulders, he goes spinning into freefall. And Brand Forsythe is the only man to catch him.

Icy, detached, nearly twice Ash's age, the massive monolith of a British valet is impossible to deal with and like no servant Ash has ever met. Domineering and controlling, Brand quickly puts Ash's life in order. And quickly takes Ash in hand.

Even if by day Ash has to project authority, leadership, and calm...by night he's discovering the breathless pleasure of giving up control. The shivering thrill of surrendering to Brand. The sweet taboo of being submissive to the man in even the smallest things. Ash can't quite understand why it feels so good to put himself in Brand Forsythe's capable, commanding hands. He only knows, as he faces the hardest decisions of his life...the only thing that can save him is the love of his cocky valet.

Contains mature themes.

©2018 Cole McCade (P)2018 Tantor

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So much more than expected.

Joel Leslie - WOW. You killed this. There was no point when I didn't entirely believe that there were multiple people talking in this story! If it wasn't edgy enough, you added so much tantalizing emotion that it became impossible to listen while driving or doing anything other than listen. Well done. This is a performance that was much more than narration! Bravo

Composer Cole McCade - Although I heard good things about this story at the time it was published in spring of 2018, I also knew that this was a quick 'action/reaction' to the behavior of a self-described 'best-selling' author previously unknown to me.

I dare say that I've read enough that I don't imagine there are too many best-selling authors who are unknown to me, at least with name recognition.

There were a few medical details that weren't quite right but as the author proclaimed, this was intended to be satire. I won't provide specifics as not everyone would be pulled out of the story by unlikely events.

I've seen the word gobsmacked in stories and have never used or heard the word used in real life. I was gobsmacked. This story was emotion-packed and provocative. I wouldn't have expected this to have so much of an own-voices flavor but this only adds to the performance art presented by this extremely talented duo, wordsmith McCabe and actor Leslie.

I listened to this on audible and now I will buy the book. It's that good.

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COCKY, COCKY, COCKY...

I loved this cocky book. I also loved the cocky characters and the cocky narrator. There wasn't anything that I did not like about the cocky book. Except that it ended.

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Author’s note

Thank you for sharing truth in your letters at the end of this book. I was surprised to hear the information. And I must admit I laughed aloud when you shared the story about “cocky.” I’m looking forward to reading and listening to even more of your books, your your letters at the end serve to strengthen my resolve. Fun book too by the way. I enjoyed the humor found throughout.

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Wonderful!

Love the story, love the narrator, author’s notes are at first hilarious (GO COLE!) and second, heartbreaking. Makes me want to read everything out there by him. Now I have a new author to look forward to. And Joel Leslie is as always a wonderful performer of the written word. Highly recommend!

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beautiful

the authors at the end were a mood and I cried at certain points cool

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Great narration

Exellent narration,
Cute, sweet, and sexy story
I really enjoyed it.
I very much liked the main characters
Very sexy.

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Beautiful. Wow

It was as Cole said. I could almost see it.
I honestly would prefer to avoid hospitals unless injured or in pain, not to... let's just say I've had my fill. And I'd rather remember that person before they were destroyed by whatever felled them.

Does that make me heartless? Maybe...
But I don't want my last memory, my last sight of a loved one, to be them in a strange bed with machines recording their last.

Anyway, I loved the book. I loved the performance and Joel did a wonderful job.

Can't wait for the Cellist.

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OK Read

It was an OK read. I will not be ordering anymore titles by this author.

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  • jim
  • 02-10-19

Incongruous story about domination

Apart from the constantly whining voice of the ‘hero’, this story is completely incongruous. From the dying father who never prepares his son to take over the company to the uneducated valet who acts like a CEO this is really a tale about an older bully who completely dominates and controls his younger charge. No man would get away with doing this to a younger woman so why are stories about gay men written about pathetic individuals who get controlled........really hated this story

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-01-19

Amazing!!! Black Butler feels 😂

I loved it so much! It got really emotional and real and way too much near the end but i loved it none the less. It was soooooo good.
Oh and i also don't recommend listening to this in public. Save yourself the embarrassment!!