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Franco: Bright Side Series, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Franco Genovese is the drummer for world-renowned American rock band Rook. He's got it all. A killer smile. Tattoos. Talent. Razor-sharp wit and humor. And a heart as big, and generous, as they come. Life is good. Steady. Uncomplicated. Just the way he likes things. Until one night at an unassuming L.A. bar changes everything.

Enter Gemma Hendricks. She's a successful young architect from Northern England with an adorable smile, sarcasm for days, and an unparalleled trusting heart. The attraction is instant. So is their friendship. It's also temporary because they'll both be heading home, thousands of miles apart from each other, in a few days. Or is it?

There's something Gemma wants more than anything else. And when Franco propositions her to provide what she's looking for, everything changes. Will it transform friendship into love, or will it be their ruin?

©2016 Kim Holden (P)2017 Tantor

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    Cyndi Marie Michigan 05-01-17
    Cyndi Marie Michigan 05-01-17 Member Since 2016

    Addicted to any type of Romance/Erotica audio books.

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    "Franco's story made my heart happy!"

    I loved Franco's story so much! I knew he was a good guy but this book just showed how great he was. I found this story to be a little predictable but that's ok because it still made my heart happy even if I knew what was coming. The Bright Side, Gus, Franco world is so full of good-hearted people who deserve nothing but great in their lives. During the epilogue I found myself a little sad because Kate wasn't there is see how happy everyone is and to meet all the new people that would have been in her life. I know... I know it's a book but it just hit me so hard I can't help but think of them as real.

    The narration of this book didn't work for me. I love Jeremy York and his narration but I do not think he was a good choice for Franco. He made Franco seem a little to wimpy and emotional with his soft spoken voices. I think Franco needed to be a little more rough sounding like Gus was. I still gave it 5 stars for narration because he is a good narrator it wasn't him, just more about casting.

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    Jill L Carlson 05-26-17
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    "Perfect way to pull it all together!"

    I loved how Kim pulled all the loose ends together! Wishing there was a book 4

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    BellaOrev@Purplebookworm 05-09-17 Member Since 2016
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    "God bless the wankers!!!!"

    This is Franco's and Gemma love story. They meet by pure coincidence in a bar but I think fate brought them together. They are perfect for each other. They both have a magnificent carisma, great sense of humor and a bright energy that you just want to be near them. What's wrong with this two?! They both live very far away and started as a friendship develops into a great love. They both feel at some point that that love is a bit of a burden to one another. Thinking that it was brought by solidarity and not real love.
    Franco and Gemma will have to stop the speculation and say what's truly on their hearts to finally get their HAPPILY EVER AFTER.

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    jodiod Bay area ca 05-02-17
    jodiod Bay area ca 05-02-17 Member Since 2016

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    "Good addition to a great series."

    Love this series and author. Perfect New Adult. Loved that the entire story was from his POV. Jeremy York nailed the narration.

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    Pam Audio-Fanatic 04-28-17

    Audiobook Addict, yep that is me. There is a group of us! Check us out on FB. >:-)

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    "4.5 Franco Stars"


    If Bright Side broke me and GUS mended me.. Franco made my heart grew 2 sizes.

    I can’t even tell you what this series has done to me. I will say take the plunge. Even if you know Bright Side will hurt and maybe make your cry. It’s worth it.
    GUS will put you back together and Franco just makes you smile. It’s a fantastic series.

    Franco… He was always a character I liked from the other books. But I never really thought to much about him to be honest, sooo when I read he was getting his own book I thought hmmm this could be interesting. And it was, I can’t speak without giving anything away so I will just say.. If you enjoyed book 1 and 2 you will love book 3. ❤❤

    I loved the book. I think the only thing I would change is having duel narration. Don’t get me wrong Jeremy does a great job especially with the female voice but with the accent. But it could have been even that much better with a female would has the Brit accent ;-)

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

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    Atira Tennessee 04-26-17
    Atira Tennessee 04-26-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Jeremy York is NOT Franco"
    What did you love best about Franco?

    The story is great from start to finish in typical Kim Holden fashion!


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Franco is every bit the silly, flirty, easy going rock star we've all come to love and Kim captures his personality expertly. This narrator however, sounds like an uncool, middle aged creeper and it completely throws off the entire story. All the fun vibes and playful banter we got from Rook in the previous books are dead. Jeremy York isn't a bad narrator, he's just bad for this book


    Any additional comments?

    Narration can make or break a story! I highly recommend avoiding the audiobook and reading the kindle or print version instead. The story is amazing, Kim Holden is amazing, Franco is amazing.

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