Release!

The Walker Brothers, Book 1
Narrated by: Elizabeth Powers
Series: Walker Brothers, Book 1
Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
Categories: Romance, Contemporary
4.5 out of 5 stars (975 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Author's note: Although this series is loosely connected to The Billionaire's Obsession series, it stands alone. But this is a steamy alpha billionaire romance, so skip it if you dislike sensual romance and explicit language.

Trace and Eva's story:

My name is Eva Morales, and I was one step away from being homeless when Trace Walker came into my life. I want to hate him because of my past, but I end up making what I consider a "devil's bargain" with the arrogant young billionaire instead. Really, I have no choice. It's either take the work he's offering or starve, and I've been hungry long enough.

I didn't think being his fake fiancée for the holidays would be a difficult job, but it ends up more complicated than I ever imagined, and I see a whole new side of Trace once he lets his guard down. He's haunted by his past - just like me, but there are things I can never tell him, secrets I don't dare reveal.

Eventually, I find myself in a difficult situation because our volatile attraction to each other won't be denied. Should I tell him the truth, or do I finish the job he's paying me for and walk away with my secrets still hidden, my pride still intact? He's paying me enough for this job to take care of myself once it's over. I've always been alone, and I always thought I preferred it...until I met Trace. I'd have to put everything on the line to be honest with him, but he very well might be the first man who is worth the risk. Honestly, I'd be endangering more than just my pride. I could handle feeling like a loser, because I've pretty much felt that way my entire life. What really terrifies me is being vulnerable and the possibility of ending up with a shattered heart....

©2015 J. S. Scott (P)2016 J. S. Scott

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Shocking, compelling, , anger_sad, happy ..I cried

Would you listen to Release! again? Why?

Yes. I have bookmarked chapters. Written beautifully about the love two people can deeply share- finding support and each other. I was convinced. Although I have never found this love for me; I was convinced reading the experience they shared. I felt like Eva at times.

What other book might you compare Release! to and why?

I can't compare - only comment on this one artistic creation. That said, I will say some people's reviews are so cynical. One should review a book with the ideas becoming a picture in our hearts and minds. Don't read if you shut out the journeys to wherever it takes you. Let it challenge your empathy and imagination. I am afraid of vampires but I am going to read the vampire coalition- to understand - to live among them. I am sure Scott will make it familiar to me and not trump up fear before I feel it. Fear won't be the motive. She dealves so deeply into real things that emotions just emerge.

Which character – as performed by Elizabeth Powers – was your favorite?

I love everything she narrates. Every time she narrates I hear New voices -very talented. The love scenes with expressed with a rescuing quality....salvation.

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

When Eva was leaving and Trace expression of what a true union between two people means. They would face life's trials together. A desperately needed value in these Times.

Any additional comments?

Can't wait for the next book in the series

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  • Za
  • 11-02-16

Loved it!

I love JS Scott! All of her novels are relaxing to read! Can' t wait for the next one!

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Great book!

I just devoured the book! Highly recommended.

Great story for this category. First book I read by this author and can't wait for the next one of Walker Brothers series.

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Had hard time listening to the end

It seemed like the author was trying to rush through the characters and their stories. A lot of repetitious dialog, very corny towards the end. Also wasn't a fan of the narrator.

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Be still my beating heart ...

Be still my beating heart. Trace and Eva found destiny when they weren't even looking. Release paints a sweet picture of what love should be. Despite life's ugliness and fate's heartaches, two lost souls collide at the right time. Scott continues to give the heart what it wants. A wild ride that's not always beautiful, but worth the uphill climb.

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awesome

this book is so spell binding. it's hard to stop listening to the book. thanks for the book. 😍

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Holy hotness

Great story fill with sexual tension witty.banter and a sassy women who isn't afraid to bitch slap someone when needed. Narrator did a good job worth a credit

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Let go

Release is book 1 in the Walker Brothers series. Eva is down on her luck and has no other option but approach Trace Walker and beg for a job. One look at Eva and Trace is hooked. What happens when secrets are revealed and truths come out. Will these two find a way to make it or will Trace and Eva go there separate ways.

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Loved it!

Trace Walker was keeping it together for his two brothers after his father and stepmother were killed in a place crash. His younger brother was injured in this same accident. Trace had to grow up fast to take over his father’s company as well as be there for his two brothers. He was a man with a lot of pain and responsibility.

Eva’s life had been extremely hard after her mother kicked her out of their home. She was desperate for a job and she went to the one man she thought could help, Trace Walker. Little did Trace or Eva know that their lives would never be the same after their encounter.

Release is a good story with a very well written plot, with several twists that the reader won’t see coming. I loved Trace as the hero as he was strong, caring, and sexy and always took care of those he loved. Eva was a strong woman who had been through a lot, which made her a good heroine for Trace. They seemed to balance each other really well, as one didn’t overshadow the other. Eva and Trace both had great pain in their past but it made them both strong and ready to begin a happy ever after with each other.

The narrator did a good job with making the story come to life. I highly recommend Release which is the first book in the Walker Brother Series.

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Really wish the narrator used different voices

The narrator used only one voice for all the characters, so there are times I lost track of who was talking or thinking. It would have been great if she used some fluctuation. Great story and fantastic characters, Loved it! Looking forward to the next book ❣️

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  • Joan Davis
  • 03-17-16

brilliant

Yet again another brilliant story, I hope that the next book isn't going to take to long to be published and put on to the audio so that I can enjoy listening to Elizabeth Powers reading it. Thank you j s scott once again you've made me a happy reader.

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  • mangankillarney
  • 08-20-20

Yes please to Release !

I love listening to Elizabeth Powers. she is a great narrator .

Wow and wow again

Billionaire CEO Trace needs a fiancée for Christmas and Eva walks into his office and asks for a job, The perfect solution to both their problems. There is a attraction between them . Eva has been hurt , Trace has closed down his emotions and took his role as the leader of the family.
Eva has a secret, that could derail this new friendship.. she sent to prison for three years, for a crime she did commit. And no one believed her.
Trace is the eldest brother of three, who stepped up to run the family business when their parents where killed. What will Trace do when he finds out about Eva's past help or leave her.....

The chemistry between the two of them is so hot..... and why does Trace need a fake fiancée.??

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  • Gemma Flanagan
  • 06-20-20

Fab start to the Walker brothers series

This is the first of the Walker brothers series.
I am not sure how its taken me so long to get round to listening to this!
I loved Trace and Eva's journey.
Eva has been through so much in such a short life, and I love how Trace sees through all of it, and shows her what she really deserves.

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  • samantha porter
  • 06-16-20

fantastic

trace walker what a man can a man like him find love and if he does who is it listen and is js scott gonna do twists that will make you wonder at her talent

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  • TheNameless
  • 11-05-19

Disappointing

I wanted more of Trace's perspective. About 70% of the book is from Eva's POV, which makes the book unbalanced. We learn everything she's thinking about him and his actions, but very little about what's going on in his head.

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  • Maureen
  • 03-28-18

Great book.

Can't wait to read more loved listening to this love J.S Scott books amazing books 😁

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  • Sarah
  • 01-28-17

loved it!

loved this book! wish it was longer or had a sequel because it was beautifully written and made you fall in love with the characters! defo recommend for romance lovers

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  • Louise
  • 01-08-17

Great

Great book, got Me reading more of J SScott books and enjoying every bit of them. Would recommend them

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  • morella
  • 11-04-16

Can't wait for the next series

I loved the book I couldn't stop listening to it. It is very touching, sad, and very romantic all in one
The reader was good

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  • sandra rawlings
  • 06-02-16

relese

A very good read I would recommend this book , can't wait to read the next book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-04-17

A tiny bit predictable.

Loved it. A tiny bit predictable however, I am just about to start book 2!!