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Collide

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Publisher's Summary

A missed first encounter....

Colliding with a second chance....

On the heels of graduating college and trying to cope with her mother's death, Emily Cooper moves to New York City for a fresh start.

While harboring secrets of his own, Dillon Parker takes care of Emily through her grief. Knowing he can't live without her by his side, he's sweet, thoughtful, and everything Emily has ever wanted in a man.

Until she meets Gavin Blake - a rich and notorious playboy who is dangerously sexy and charming as hell. Emily tries to deny the instant connection she feels, but Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome is not inclined to let go so easily. Recovering from his own painful past, Gavin will stop at nothing to win Emily over.

This unexpected encounter compels Emily to question her decisions, forcing her to make a choice that will destroy friendships, shatter hearts, and forever change her life.

©2013 Gail McHugh (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    L.W. 09-25-13
    L.W. 09-25-13

    Say something about yourself!

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    "The narration is so awful"

    I guess I only read the "great" reviews. I am having trouble with this story and narration so I came back to see what others thought. Worried I am becoming a narration snob. But she is just awful...sounds like a prude Victorian prissy and the male voice is so unattractive you cannot imagine these men are well attractive or magnetic....I appreciated the reviewer that gave the overview of the prequel...I don't care for this writer's turn of phrase.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    NEW NAME Georgia, United States 09-09-13
    NEW NAME Georgia, United States 09-09-13 Member Since 2015

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Ugh! It was 5 stars, then 2, settled on 3.5"

    This is one of those books that really ticked me off. The first 75% I was in love, ready to sing its praises, to download the sequel in actual reading format because its not available in audio yet....thank goodness I waited.

    The things I loved were:
    1. Alpha males galore
    2. Totally hot scenes
    3. I really respected the drama...in the beginning....the female lead lost her mom to breast cancer, her boyfriend helped her emotionally and physically, he even held the moms hair while she threw up....so no matter what she feels for another guy how do you ditch the man your dying mom approved of???

    Then the writer just flipped a switch, the wonderful boyfriend becomes anything but wonderful.....how does a man who held a dying woman's hair while she was sick complain to a waiter about a crying baby? Huh?!?!? Then the 24 year old super hot model like female lead never had a boyfriend before this guy? Huh?!?!?

    Throw in some fake made up drama towards 85% through and I turned it off with an hour ago.....ugh! Ruined a great book and ticked me off! If you like fake drama go for it, at least the hot scenes were hot.

    6 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Ndulgent Bloggrs Virginia, United States 03-19-17
    Ndulgent Bloggrs Virginia, United States 03-19-17 Member Since 2010

    A reviewer at Guilty Indulgence Review Site. I don't go anywhere without a book -ebook or audiobook.

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    "Sexy Yumminess"

    Thank goodness I could listen to Collide and Pulse one after the other right away. There's a cliffhanger in Collide - you are warned.

    Its a love-at-first-sight story. Solid plot, easy flow but a few strange transitions. Characters were well fleshed out and secondary characters added to overall interest. Add in the delicious sexiness too!

    The narrator was not so great but not terrible. Too many mispro ounced words and starnge NY accent. Also glitches and poor sound quality were disappointing. A final listen in production would've helped.

    Overall, together, this series was yummy.

    I review for the Guilty Indulgence Review Site.

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    Margaux McAuliffe 03-12-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Couldn't even finish it."

    The girl in this story is so ridiculous I couldn't even make through to the end with only 2 chapters to go. The whole broken girl gets put back together by the wealthy hot guy story line is boring and predictable but not impossible to do. Unfortunately it was not done well in this case. The main female character is pathetic, whiny and stupid. In order for someone to want to stick around there has to be a personality trait worth fighting for. I'm so annoyed I bothered...

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    schrunda 12-17-16
    schrunda 12-17-16 Member Since 2017

    I'm a book lover. I call myself a booky.

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    "PERFECTION😇😍💖👏"

    I purchased this book back in 2013, and have listened, and enjoyed it many times. I don't know why there's so many bad reviews about the narrator, to me she's perfect for this book bringing the characters to life. There are so many horrific narrators out there killing the hell out of books, but Mary Kowal isn't one of them.

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    MMP 11-03-16
    MMP 11-03-16 Member Since 2013

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    "Too slow."

    This story moved way too slow. Nothing really occurred between the two leads until the last two chapters. They spent no time together as a couple because the female lead was seeing someone else for the rest of the book.

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    "Too long and bad ending"

    Too long and what a dumb ending! For such a long over detailed book the author should of gave a more satisfying ending.

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    J. Whitfield 09-01-16 Member Since 2015

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    "weak female lead"

    Really really annoying main female character. She needs to be rescued by everyone and never believes the truth.

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    Pit 08-10-16
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    "ending was kind of fucked up she let him do it"

    could have been a better ending but good listen wasnt as bad as expected to be

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    Tina Penticton, BC, Canada 06-25-16
    Tina Penticton, BC, Canada 06-25-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Predictable story line and wince-worthy adjectives"

    I'm certain I'm not the only person who listened to Collide and Pulse who got distracted by the strange adjectives used. It's like the author opened up a thesaurus and grabbed any old word regardless of it working. I mean...she used the word 'cavernous' to replace 'deep' for a man's voice. It was off-putting. I tried to just ignore the weird descriptive language and try to get into the story line, but even that was horribly predictable. The narrator gave some of the worst character voices I've ever heard. She also had a slight lisp and read Spanish horribly. I gave it a higher star count due to its lower price. It isn't credit worthy, but it's adequate for the price it's offered at. Back to the weird adjectives...Tiffany Reisz's main character Nora in The Siren is an erotica writer who asks her new editor "What's another adjective for thrust?" I probably got that line wrong but that was the gist (synonyms: essence, substance, central theme, heart of the matter, nub, kernel, marrow, meat, burden, crux) of it. I adore Nora and her creator Ms. Reisz and the thought of Nora's editor Zachary verbally beating the naughty adjectives out of Ms. McHugh's writing made me smile.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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