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In a Heartbeat

L.A. Metro Series, Book 2
By: RJ Nolan
Narrated by: Angela Dawe
Series: L.A. Metro Series, Book 2
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (38 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Veteran police officer Sam McKenna has no trouble facing down criminals on a daily basis, but breaks out in a sweat at the mere mention of commitment. A recent failed relationship strengthens her resolve to stick with her trademark no-strings-attached affairs.  

Dr. Riley Connolly, a successful trauma surgeon, has spent her whole life trying to measure up to her family's expectations. And that includes hiding her sexuality from them.  

When a routine call sends Sam to the hospital where Riley works, the two women are hurtled into a life-and-death situation. The incident binds them together. But can there be any future for a commitment-phobic cop and a closeted, workaholic doctor?  

Contains mature themes.

©2014 R. J. Nolan (P)2019 Tantor

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NOT as good as the original written version 2003

I was so looking forward to hearing this book, but I was so disappointed after I did. The performance was great, but the story had been cut to shreds from the original one I read in 2003.

Sorry to say I DO NOT LIKE this version. Not impressed with the rewrite. I really don't know the reason the original versions of LA Metropolitan, In A Heartbeat & Entwined Lives were rewritten like this... To say the least I am majorly disappointed. I enjoyed the fact the bad operators, in the original writings, got Karma thrown up in their faces. I also enjoyed the strength of the characters in the original version vs. the timidity of the current characters... SMH.... all I can say is WHY??

I loved RJ Nolan's ORIGINAL way of writing these stories. Wish those would have been published without tampering with the creativity that was clearly shown to begin with. Yes, it may have made for a longer book. Yes, it may have needed to be broken up in more segments, but I still believe it would have been worth it.

Small example: All of the characters build-up became more real and lovable in the original write. (Loved Riley character in the original version / Can't stand her in the published version, just yuck) Very disappointing.

I do believe RJ Nolan is a talented writer and I may check out some of her newer writings in the future, but I really disliked what was done to this series.

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Great book

Loved this book, loved the story line, the characters the narration, the only thing I would have like a less childish/girly voice for Sam, after all she is a 6 feet strong cup...

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Slow Burn Romance thatcstarts off with a bang

Nice slow burn romance from RJ Nolan once again narrated wonderfully by Angela Dawe. I thoroughly enjoyed this second novel in The L.A. Metro series which follows Police Officer Sam, who we met in the last book, and Dr. Riley Connely. I enjoyed watching their friendship and attraction flourish throughout the book and catching up with where Kim and Jess are now. Looking forward to reading book 3.

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Beautiful and romantic

Stayed up all night for this romantic well written story . Want more .😂😀😉 more