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Hostile Workplace Audiobook

Hostile Workplace: A Breaking the Rules Novel

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Publisher's Summary

Sam Stanton knows these simple facts:

  • He is a great catch - successful, smart, gorgeous...but the wrong woman caught him.
  • He has the perfect girl who is madly in love with him.
  • He wasted six years of his life by playing it safe.
  • He is damn good at his job and intends to keep climbing the ladder.
  • He can't get her off his mind or out of his heart - no matter how hard he tries.

But, what he doesn't know is just as important:

  • Will he ever really move on and forget how badly she broke his heart?
  • Should he settle for a sure thing, even knowing it's the wrong thing?
  • Can he give up his career for a chance at happiness?
  • Does he correct one mistake with another?
  • What would he do if she were to return?

Confused yet? Welcome to Sam Stanton's life.

Hostile Workplace is an emotional contemporary romance with comedic moments peppered in. It is meant for listeners who are 18+ due to mature content.

©2016 A.M. Madden (P)2016 A.M. Madden

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    Savannah Jones Detroit 12-29-16
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    "Breathtaking performance!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Hostile Workplace to be better than the print version?

    I love A.M. Madden. The audio version takes the book to new places. I will read and(!) listen again. Incredible.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Hostile Workplace?

    When Sam reconnects with his former love.


    What does Ruby Rivers and La Petite Mort bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The narrators are phenomenal. Dual narration seems like the new normal for romance. I love it. So, so hot. This is an experience.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Passionate love from the past returns.


    Any additional comments?

    Ruby did a good job of capturing all the different female characters. La Petite Mort's voice is simply sinful.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Jan 06-30-17
    Jan 06-30-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Wow!! What a book!"

    A.M. Madden is a new author to me, whereas I have listened to several books performed by Ruby Rivers and La Petite Mort and thought they both did an excellent performance. La Petite Mort has a voice that melts. I enjoyed all of the unexpected twists this complicated book had. This story is a second chance at love. The sex is intense, but unrealistic in my opinion. I thought some of the drama in the book was very realistic, and loved the humor. My review is not a synopsis of the book, but rather my opinion of it. I was voluntarily provided with this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher, and/or narrators. Sam's sister Rebecca was my favorite character in this book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Witching Ears Chicago, IL 06-24-17
    Witching Ears Chicago, IL 06-24-17
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    "That Voice Is Magic!"
    What made the experience of listening to Hostile Workplace the most enjoyable?

    I loved the story. So hot, so intense. The narrators have amazing chemistry. Ruby Rivers has great range and emotion. La Petite will melt you.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Hostile Workplace?

    The tension that leads to a hot scene.


    What does Ruby Rivers and La Petite Mort bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The narrators made love to my ears.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes. Start to finish.


    Any additional comments?

    The voice of La Petite is magical. Amazing and sensual. Wow.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    mandy 06-27-17
    mandy 06-27-17 Member Since 2017
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    "great!"

    I really enjoyed this book and can't wait to read more by this author. great story and fantastic narration!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Tammy Huckabee 01-23-17
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    "I want a Hostile Workplace with Sam"
    What made the experience of listening to Hostile Workplace the most enjoyable?

    I love the dual narrator aspect. He made Sam sound oh so cocky! That is what I enjoyed best, other than the story itself.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved the twists and turns. The characters are amazing. I already loved them after having read and listened to Love on the Horizon.


    What does Ruby Rivers and La Petite Mort bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    They bring a great perspective to the story. They give the characters a voice, it's so different than reading it.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Everyone deserves a Hostile Workplace!!!


    Any additional comments?

    Everyone needs to listen to this book. Sam is oh so cocky, but oh so great!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Mamas AudioReviews Columbus, OH 01-14-17
    Mamas AudioReviews Columbus, OH 01-14-17
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    "Mama needs a fan!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. That was better than a movie. Mama's been 'round the block a few times; this was something special. The audio was fired up and ready to go.


    What other book might you compare Hostile Workplace to and why?

    It is like Madden's other books but different too.


    What does Ruby Rivers and La Petite Mort bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    My headphones almost melted. I had to stop and fan myself. This author and the two narrators will make you change your lady garments.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Too hot for television.


    Any additional comments?

    That La Petite Mort makes an old woman's head spin and heart flutter. Lawdy, lawdy! Where's my heart medicine?

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Ariadna B. 07-11-17
    Ariadna B. 07-11-17 Member Since 2015

    A SoCal bookworm with a love for bad boy book-boyfriends and sexy foreign accents.

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    "Sexy office romance with HOT narration!"

    Super sexy romance with great sexual tension and hot sex scenes. Definitely listen with earbuds in because this WHOA. Ruby Rivers does an excellent job of doing all the female characters and La Petite Mort's voice is sinfully hot. I could listen all day. Definitely worth the credit.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer 07-11-17
    Jennifer 07-11-17
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    "A Second Chance at Love for Sam!"

    AM Madden brings us a second chance romance with Hostile Workplace. Sam Stanton has never gotten over his former love, Lydia. And after many years apart they meet again competing for the same job at work, Their attraction to each other is still there but can they move past everything that happened between them years ago? There are a few twists in this story that bring them both to their 'a-ha' moment regarding their former and present relationship.

    I enjoyed the narration for this book. La Petite Mor has a voice that is easy to listen to and will heat up your speakers or headphones in no time. I also thought this was one of Ruby Rivers's better performances.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Pam Audio-Fanatic 06-27-17

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

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    "Oh the Hostile Workplace"

    I really liked Bex’s, Sam’s sister. Her attitude really was fabulous. I like that she was looking out for Sam.

    I really tried to reserve judgment about Sam until the end of the book hoping he would redeem himself. But I found him lacking. And I hate that. I try and find something about a character I liked and I just couldn’t find one in Sam.

    He was a woe is me kind of character. I don’t like that, and then he wanted to be all dominant…And he was all about how fast he got hard when he sees a female… Really… Dude… Yeah sorry fella back down. I am all for a broody bad ass but he has to have some sweet in him. Something that calls to me that says hey this guy is just misunderstood.

    I get it he had his heartbroken and that sucks but then he made the choice to be in a relationship and ask her to marry him. If you’re NOT happy dude, then you owe it to not only yourself but to HER and end it.

    Nope he waited and only did it when there was a “reason” to do it.
    His Quote had me plinking my iPad. Lol
    “Jenny deserves his love but he doesn’t deserve hers.”
    In the end I don’t think either one deserved each other’s love.
    He was hung up on his ex from college. I get it but still.

    I kinda like Jenny even till the end! Ha I am crazy like that. I mean the girl would have ended up miserable either way that’s what lies do.

    Not a fan of Lydia either the blame game is old. But in the end I am glad she gets her HEA.

    Over all tooo much DRAMALAMA for me.

    I really wanted to like one part of the book and I did Bex :)

    Would I recommend it sure to someone who likes angst, and drama in their romance. I wish that was me it just really isn’t.

    But I will tell you why I keep on listening, La Petite Mort & Ruby Rivers. His voice is yummy, smooth and gruff in all the right ways. And even though I wasn’t a Sam fan I was a L-P-M fan ohhh yeah.
    Also really like some of Ruby’s female voices the husky ones were my favorite.

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

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    PATRICIA 06-26-17
    PATRICIA 06-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Love a second chance romance!"

    Hostile? You bet this book has some really hostile environments throughout the story but what chemistry the hostility has! This book by AM Madden is chock full of all kinds of twista and turns, emotions and sex. Childhood sweethearts, Sam and Lydia thought they had forever until unforeseen circumstances changed their paths. Six years later the last thing Sam expects is to see Lydia in his workplace and competing for the same position! The complictaed plot leaves you on the edge of your seat wondering if they will ever get it together! Judy and Liam bring complete entertainment to the story..the conscience, the leech, the casual sex partner, you name it and these two bring it to the background. And love Sam's sister, the interfering pain in the butt always having his back.

    Bringing this book to life is Ruby Rivers and La Petite Mort. This team is amazing. With Ruby having a variety of voices, from crazed, emotional,stalker to sultry girlfriend she always gives an incredible performance, La Petite Mort has a voice that will make you melt. His baritone voice emotes so well,and makes the male characters real.

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