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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Jennifer L. Armentrout delivers the unforgettable story of a woman whose new life has just begun - but may end in murder....

Julia Hughes has always played it safe until she learned a very painful lesson. Now Julia's starting over with a job in the Louisiana bayou, working for the infamous de Vincent family, the massively wealthy brothers who are haunted by a dark reputation and whispers of misdeeds. Hired to care for their troubled sister, Julia can't afford any distractions, but the menacing presence in the mansion and the ever-present temptation of the handsome Lucian de Vincent isn't something anyone can ignore. 

Julia knows better than to get wrapped up in Lucian. He's from a world she can't relate to. Plus, he's her employer. But his wicked touch and sensual promises are too much deny. What starts with a kiss ends with so much more. 

Lucian is the youngest brother - the wildest, most unpredictable one. He's the unrepentant bachelor of the family, known for his escapades in and out of the bedroom, and he wants Julia. There's something about her that makes Lucian want to lay himself bare, but some secrets are better left buried, right along with a past that could not only bring down a dynasty but destroy Julia in the process. 

©2018 Jennifer L. Armentrout (P)2018 Novel Audio Inc.

Critic Reviews

"If you love atmospheric drama, dangerous family secrets and sensual romance, this is the book for you!" ( RT Book Reviews)

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Love this book !!

I love Jennifer L Armentrout books , I already read Moonlight Sins in book form, however, I loved this story so much I wanted to listen to it too so when I got my hands on this audiobook I started it as soon as I could and OMG! It was fantastic! . Moonlight Sins is a sexy , addicting , mysterious tale . I loved Julia and Lucian love story , I loved the de vincent brothers , I just loved the writing overall and that reveal ( If you have read or listened to this book you know which one Iam talking about literally left me with the eyes wide opened shocked face .

so can you imagine listening to this story? OMG It was amazing !! C.J Bloom & Blake Richard did an amazing job narrating this book , they were able to capture the essence of every character , keeped me hooked on ever word and have me excited to know what would happen next and I just loved that . Moonlights Sins was already an amazing book. but the Audio book version of it is fantastic and if your wondering if you should pick this one up the answer is yes ! as soon as you can!




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5 Moonlight Sins Stars

It’s no secret I love this author, she is one of my go to’s for anything YA, NA, or paranormal. So I was looking forward to a contemporary romance from her. Oh boy does she deliver.

I loved that there was also a mystery going on as well as the romance. It made the story so much more intriguing.

Julia is a character I wanted to get to know she acts out of character but then reins it in. And you have to wonder what is she going to do? I loved that she puts Lucian in his place. Girl power.

But Lucian isn’t that much of alpha that he can’t see what he does wrong. I love that he can make anything sound dirty. I can’t get enough of his character.

The connection these two have is steamy no lie they are attracted to each other in a big way. But Julia isn’t a hit it and quit it kind of girl. And Lucian is having the feeling and he doesn’t know what to do. The battle they face is not only between them and this story will keep you interested let me tell you.

I really enjoyed CJ’s narration she can read me books all day long. Blake’s narration is ok, it isn’t who I would have picked and some of these voices were more distracting but they weren’t terrible. Maybe just not thought out enough.

*You don't have to like my review but its 100% my opinion, and I am allowed to have it.*

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Very Dark and Delightful

Where does Moonlight Sins rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I've listened to several audiobooks in my day, I absolutely love this one! The narrating was done very well. Loved both narrators, they did an excellent job!

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the darkness of this story. It's very mysterious. As I'm listening, I kept looking around and becoming paranoid over any little noise.

What does CJ Bloom and Blake Richard bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I loved the southern accent each character gave to the de Vincent brothers. It's easy to forget we are in New Orleans, but they make their character's roots obvious, really love that!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

There is a little bit of a plot twist towards the ending. That definitely moved me. Made me second guess some of the ways I was thinking at the beginning of the story.

Any additional comments?

Excellent book for someone looking for NA (new adult) romance. It has romance and mystery. The characters are well written and the story exciting! Never a dull moment at all. Highly recommend this one. The narration is wonderful too!

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Great Mystery and Intrigue

My first audiobook in a long time and it took me a few chapters to get into "reading" this way. Once I adjusted though, I was fully engrossed. This was sexy and suspenseful with great plot twists.

This is Lucian's story and he is the youngest of the de Vincent brothers. The de Vincents are exceptionally wealthy and there is an air of mystery that surrounds the family with rumors of their mansion being haunted. The supposed belief of a curse on the family set in the backdrop of the Louisiana bayou create a suspenseful storyline that had me on the edge of my seat.

Lucian has a reputation as a playboy but Julia soon discovers that here is much more to him than meets the eye. He is certainly sexy and arrogant but he also has a great heart and cares very deeply for his family, especially his sister who Julia has been hired to care for. While Julia feels overwhelmed and at times out of place with the luxury and extravagance that surrounds the de Vincents, she cannot deny the deep seated attraction to Lucian. The chemistry with these two were scorching and the adult scenes were quite explicit.

The narrators did a great job. I forgot that there were only two narrators for the dual POVs even when they gave voice to the secondary characters. I think listening rather than reading gave an added element of scare to this story for me with all the strange occurrences and deaths that have occured on the estate.

This was a great adult suspense romance and I'm excited to get Gabe's story in the next book.

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Suspense Romance
Heat Level: Moderate to Hot
POV: Dual
HEA

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Diappointed

Should have stuck with just the female reader. The male reader was beyond bad. The story was ok, not great.

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A very sinfull book

I don’t write review so I don’t know how this works but the overall story was amazing and I feel alright about the characters. Julia was a little too shy for my taste but it fits in. The narrator Blake Richard wasn’t my favorite. His voice got to scratchy with some characters. I really think people should read this especially if your a JLA fan. Can’t wait for the next book.

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Umm. Hello CJ and Blake. Holy COW.

Would you listen to Moonlight Sins again? Why?

Yes. Because I'm obsessed with the narrators. They really made this a stellar listen.

This was my first time listening to CJ. I kind of feel like an idiot right now because she's amazing and I've missed out on all of her totally epic narrations. I'm making up for it, I promise. I've got a CJ binge coming up.

Moonlight Sins is dark and eerie, and my GAAWD her voice contrasts this so well. She adds this unique humor to the text. A little bit quirky, a lot a bit relatable. She embodied Julia's character so well. I don't know who cast CJ for this part, but they're my new favorite person. Genius. My ears are happy. I cried. Listening to this audiobook was like walking into a dark torture chamber but in the middle of the space is my favorite cupcake—CJ is the cupcake.

I want to talk about the inflections in CJ's voice because CJ slayed. You never know what you're going to get when you try a new narrator, and I got exactly what I wanted. A narrator must, must, must be able to have a legit conversation with themselves, meaning: control over octaves. CJ is a master of this trade. She needs to teach a college course called "How to Talk to Yourself for a Living." On top of that, her flow is parallel to none and she makes this good book into a great book. A++ across the board.

This was actually my first listen to Blake, too. Yeehaw! I entered all sorts of new territory here. You know...I hesitated with his performance at first. He reads slowly, which I love, but there is this airiness that pushes him forward and I wasn't sure if I liked or not.

Three hours later, I was sweating.  No amount of fanning my face could have cooled me off. This man. THIS. MAN. Midnight Sins is da-a-ark. Blake! Augh! My heart.

Call me obsessed. Blake's dialogue is out of this world. I mean, the man can TALK to himself. He's very different from other male narrators in the sense that he separates a character's dialogue from the narration even when he's in the same POV. Am I making sense right now? I'm sure I sound like a crazy person. After you listen to so many audiobooks, tone muddles together, personalities dilute. No no no, not here. He narrates with that feathery, debonair tone, and then when he enters dialogue it's like he's legitimately talking to me.

Friends, this is so amazing, especially since the book is in third person past tense (also my favorite) and he was able to narrate it as such. This was just...addicting? Dare I say, perfect? If you're an audiobook addict, you'll know exactly what I'm talking about when you listen to the audio sample. At first, this caught me off guard because I wasn't used to it. Now, I F-L-O-V-E it. In a sea of narrators, I could pick Blake out immediately. And then I'd ask him kindly (but still sort of threateningly) to read every third person past tense book in existence.

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Full of suspense mystery and falling in love

Absolutely a great story full of mystery suspense I loved this book can not wait for the next one in the series

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Romance and mystery

Romance with a thrilling story that keeps you listening. This book has everything thing I look for in a book. Take a chance it’s worth the credit you won’t be disappointed. Narrator’s did a great job bring the story to life.

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  • Rebecca
  • Milaca, MN, United States
  • 02-22-18

Not My kinda story, BUT...

Not My kinda story, BUT if you enjoy head games, mysteries that are unpredictable and keep you guessing to the very end, then I definitely recommend this book. I love Jennifer L. Armentrout and went to this book as a romance read. Although it had some adult theme romance to it, I wish there would have been more of it. So this is a tough one for me to review because I can appreciate that this is a good book in a mystery theme book but I would have preferred it to be more of a romance book theme.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful