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Abrasive, Books 1-4 Audiobook

Abrasive, Books 1-4: The Ember Manchester Series, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

The Ember Manchester Series box set, books 1-4.

An exciting new series full of action, adventure, and romance that will keep you listening until the very end!

  • Intrusive (book 1)
  • Invasive (book 2)
  • Corruptive (book 3)
  • Destructive (book 4)

Ember Manchester has it all. She's beautiful, she's rolling in money, and she has a job that she loves. Ember is one of the most renowned computer hackers in the world: respected, sought out by clients across the globe, and the absolute best at what she does. But she wants more, so when she's hired by a mysterious client for a job unlike any other, she springs at the chance. What happens next will change her life forever!

©2016 L.L. Ronin (P)2017 L.L. Ronin

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    Christine Newton 05-02-17
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    "Not as enjoyable as I hoped"
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    I had hoped that I'd enjoy this series more, but I didn't. I liked the idea behind the series, so two thumbs up for that! I couldn't get into the heroine, though - I thought she was selfish, and if I were a guy I wouldn't have been attracted to her at all. The narration didn't help. She's an expert hacker but sounded like a stereotypical phone sex honey. That clashed in my mind when I was mentally visualizing the character as I listened to the story. I think that a cool, confident tone would have been more effective than the seductive kitten tone.Which is ironic, because of her lack of experience with the opposite sex. So, these things together made a great story idea less believable or compelling for me.

    I provided this review in exchange for a complimentary copy of the audiobook from the author, narrator, or publisher.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 05-09-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Not Quite the Book I was Expecting"

    Overall then plot was enjoyable but too much intrigue on the sex and romance and not enough intrigue in the plot. It is based on a world class hacker threatened by her dark, sort of, past. Don’t all hackers have a dark past. I thought that is what made the so good.
    This is okay for an easy listen but remember to set reality and the narration aside.

    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Tammy 05-03-17
    Tammy 05-03-17

    I am an avid reader and listener of all types of books. I am always willing to try any book or audiobook.

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    "great 4 books"

    was gifted this audio ARC from the author/ Narrator for a honest and unbiased review.
    L L Ronine did a fine job writing this book. Although at times some of the deeds done by characters in book were far fetched.
    Shoshanna Franck was a pleasure to listen to.
    The story has everything you need. And thank you for putting all books into one.
    I highly recommend this book to anyone that is into hacking stories.


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    Karen M. 05-03-17
    Karen M. 05-03-17
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    "Fun Series!"
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    There's more to life than looks, money and career - which Ember the computer hacker is about to find out. Who doesn't need a little adventure and romance in their life?

    I found Abrasive to be a very enjoyable listen and loads of fun. Ember's voice sounded a little sexpot-ish but I think it added to the charm of the story. Overall the narration was well done and I would recommend Abrasive.

    I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator. This review is my honest opinion.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Michelle 04-28-17
    Michelle 04-28-17
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    "Suspense and Sex... OH MY!"

    I found myself blushing way to many times while listening to this book on audio. The characters are fun. The action and suspense is believable and entertaining. The romance is oh so yummy. Over all it was good and kept my attention.

    "I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Joshua and Sharon Hood 04-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Fantastic series!"

    Action, adventure, romance, betrayal... this series has it all. Definitely one of the best series I have read in the last few years.

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    Tracie Poling 04-17-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Interesting, but.."

    While I thought the story was interesting, it was just a bit unbelievable. I'm in favor of fast moving stories, but I feel like there could've more details given.
    The narrator was very good. She was very well spoken. Her male voices may need a little work, but overall you definitely distinguish the different characters.

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    rhonda walker 04-12-17
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    "Not a bad book but the narration ruined it for me"
    Would you try another book from L.L. Ronin and/or Shoshana Franck?

    I might try another L.L. Ronin book


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I liked the story fine but I had a hard time enjoying it


    How could the performance have been better?

    The main female character was smart and strong but the narration made her sound like a dumb blond porn star. Too breathy and always sounded like she was trying to be sexy instead of the intelligent hacker she was.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    TinkerMel 04-10-17
    TinkerMel 04-10-17 Member Since 2017

    I am just girl who loves my husband, dogs, shopping online and books!

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    "It was ok."

    I was thankful that all books where combined into one purchase, I am not a fan of buying multiple little books to hear one story.
    This book wasn't awful or anything, you grab my interest I wish it would. I'm a technology junkie so I kind of this book would really love the characters explore technology.
    To me the characters didn't seem very developed. I hate the same old song and dance where they see a guy one time, fall madly in love with them at first glance. They constantly go back and forth on the matter.

    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Dawn 04-09-17
    Dawn 04-09-17
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    "Wonderful"
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    This audiobook was given to me for a honest unbiased review. This was wonderful. I love this series. The four books in one book was awesome, and definitely a money saver. This series is a very sweet romantic mysterious adventure.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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