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Training Season Audiobook

Training Season

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Publisher's Summary

A Montanan rancher and a flamboyant figure skater find lust, then love, but can they find a life together?

Unquestionably talented figure skater Matty Marcus is willing to sacrifice everything for his Olympic dream, but his lack of discipline cost him the gold once before. Now the pressure's on. He needs a coach who can keep him in line, but top coaches don't come cheap, and Matty can't afford to stay in the game no matter how badly he wants to win.

When a lucrative house-sitting gig brings him to rural Montana, Matty does his best to maintain his training regimen. Local residents turn out to be surprisingly tolerant of his flamboyant style, especially handsome young rancher Rob Lovely, who proves to be much more than a cowboy stereotype. Just as Matty requires a firm hand to perform his best on the ice, Rob shows him how strong he can be when he relinquishes control in the bedroom. With new-found self-assurance, he drives himself harder to go straight to the top.

But competition has a timetable, and to achieve his Olympic dream, Matty will have to join his new coach in New York City, leaving Rob behind. Now he must face the ultimate test. Has he truly learned how to win - on and off the ice - during his training season?

This book contains BDSM elements.

©2013 Leta Blake (P)2017 Leta Blake

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    Kate M 06-09-17
    Kate M 06-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    This was a very good book💕it was also a very steamy book🔥🔥which I love. It was sad at times, having to make a chose between your dream and your love is extremely hard. The author ended it awesome. I can't wait to read more books! 👍👍

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Belen 06-17-17
    Belen 06-17-17 Member Since 2015

    I'm an unabashed fiction fan: mostly M/M, Romance, Erotica, Suspense, Thrillers, Action, NA/YA genres.

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    Michael Ferraiuolo rocks this narration! He brings out Matty’s stubbornness and desire and Rob’s strength and comfort. His character voices are on point and, quite simply, enhanced my listening experience. This audio was fantastic!

    I absolutely adored, loved, cherished, cheered, and cannot extol enough eighty-five percent of this book.

    Part Three and some of Part Four devastated me. Devastated. Me. I felt as though Leta Blake ripped my heart out, chopped it into little pieces, threw it in a garbage disposal, turned it on, and then laughed while I bled out on the floor. And I was going to skip it when listening…but I couldn’t stop listening to Michael Ferraiuolo!

    I usually loathe when a story has the whole “but it’s necessary for us to break-up/separate” storyline… So, frankly, kudos to Leta Blake for writing that and still getting me to love Matty and Rob.

    I can only hope Michael Ferraiuolo is going to come back and narrate Training Complex too!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lily G Blunt 06-16-17

    Lily reads, writes, and reviews m/m romance.

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    "Amazing story and superb narration!"

    After reading Leta Blake’s Slow Heat and loving it, I rooted around my Kindle looking for more of her stories and found Training Season, which I hadn’t read. I was about a third of the way through when the audiobook came out, so I stopped reading and started listening from the beginning instead.

    Training Season is a lengthy story with a compelling plot, wonderful scenes and dialogue, and splendidly drawn characters. It’s an amazing audiobook that really bowled me over. In fact I listened to the last few hours well into the early hours of the morning because I couldn’t sleep until I found out what happened to Matty and Rob. There were lots of tears, as well as plenty of laughs along the way, and so many lovely feels because of these two very different but perfectly matched guys. I adored them both! Rob definitely lived up to his name—Lovely! And Matty, oh my heart went out to poor Matty and his ice skating dream.

    The intimate scenes were smoking hot and loving throughout. I liked the way light bondage, spanking, and breathplay brought them closer together and demonstrated so much about their feelings and the connection and trust they shared. The scene in the corn maze came as a surprise, but boy oh boy, it was a sizzler! The story is so much more than a collection of sex scenes. It’s a beautiful romance that develops over the time in Montana and doesn’t fade when they are apart. Knowing Matty would have to leave in six months time added some delicious angst from the start.

    I’m a fan of Michael’s audio work, but his narration of this story was simply superb. Outstanding, I’d say. There’s a host of characters and he portrayed each one remarkably. He’s one of the few male narrators who can make women sound like actual women. His voices for Margaret, Donna, and the host of other females were distinct and each depicted in a way to match their personalities. The same is true of the men. I LOVED Rob’s husky, sexy, commanding voice and I just broke when he and Matty were saying goodbye. Matty, Ben, Elliot, Matty’s father, and Justin were all unmistakeable. I also liked how Ben’s voice matured over the time they were apart. I sincerely hope Michael is chosen to narrate book #2.

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    emelinda 06-06-17
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    Amazing!! I loved this book very much and the narration was excellent. More please...

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    Amazon Customer ORANGE PARK, FL, United States 06-22-17
    Amazon Customer ORANGE PARK, FL, United States 06-22-17 Member Since 2014
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    This was one of the best books I've had the pleasure of listening to. The book and narration were tops.

    I will be listening to this again at a later date and I'm heading over to check out the sequel.

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    Cynthia Lewis Petersburg nj 06-13-17
    Cynthia Lewis Petersburg nj 06-13-17 Member Since 2015
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    "2nd times the charm!"

    just like the book this was awesome! the narration wad great! they were turn apart from each other but love prevailed!

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