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Sinful Desire

Narrated by: Josh Goodman
Series: Sinful Nights, Book 2
Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (775 ratings)
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This Story Is Red Hot

Publisher's Summary

He's gorgeous, charming, and mysterious. She's beautiful, brilliant, and an open book. Together their chemistry is electric, but will his secrets tear them apart?

Control...It's what Ryan Sloan values most. Control of his business, control of his secrets, control of his days and nights. With the way his life spiraled in the past, he needs to stay in charge of his present.

Giving up control...It's what Sophie Winston craves. After a wildly successful career, she's stepped away from the business world and is now focused on her work as her city's most noted philanthropist. When she meets Ryan Sloan, the chemistry is scorching, and utterly undeniable. Their desire for each other runs red hot. He wants everything she's willing to give him in bed, and she wants him to take her to new heights as only he can.

Soon, he has to have more. All of her - heart, mind, and body. The only trouble is, he hasn't been honest about how he met her and the dangerous connection he has to her brother. When the truth is revealed, he'll have to give more of himself than he's bargained for or risk losing the only woman he's ever let into his heart.

Sinful Desire is book two in the New York Times best-selling Sinful Nights series. Each full-length novel is sinfully sexy, deliciously dirty, and follows a new couple.

©2015 Lauren Blakely Books (P)2015 Lauren Blakely Books

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Ugh!

If I didn't know better, I would think this was written by a man. I'm surprising myself in saying this, but there was just too much focus on sex and the kind of sex that I don't find hot. Every scene where he was going to masturbate onto her made me cringe. Her loving being tied up while giving him oral sex and her eyes are tearing up from him thrusting too deep down her throat...no thanks. I'm not shy about sex or even playful s&m. This felt way too detached for me. It lacked the human connection & vulnerability that would have made it engaging. I like this author and am surprised how much I hated this book. The story with Ryan's family is intriguing and I'll see if the next one is better.

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Narrator goes bust

Normally, I love Ms. Blakely's books. However, Josh Goodman was not a solid narrator for this book. When I picture him I see him as 5 feet tall, and not at all the take charge man he's supposed to be.

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Exciting Sexy Romance!

What made the experience of listening to Sinful Desire the most enjoyable?

Josh has wonderful inflection, making the whole experience fascinating and exciting!

Any additional comments?

I loved this second book in the Sinful Desire series! It was perfectly titled being sinfully sexy, and seductive. Ryan Sloan meets Sophie Winston by chance when he goes to the police station to answer questions about his father's reopened murder case. Ryan and Sophie have instant attraction and chemistry. Ryan has kept his mother's secrets since he was a boy making him feel like he has no control in his life. He has a hard time opening up to anyone but his family. Sophie is an intelligent, successful entrepreneur turned philanthropist. She is planning and organizing constantly and longs for someone to command her so she can live in the moment. Ryan loves how Sophie is confident, direct and a bit naughty. He needs to be in charge of her pleasure because it helps him feel the control he craves. They challenge each other in every way making them perfectly matched. Their relationship grew beautifully, revealing their pasts and secrets, bit by bit. I loved how they worked through their differences and misunderstandings without all the agony and angst. The drama was reserved for the continuing mystery of who might be involved with Ryan's father's murder and his mother's involvement. The mystery and suspense along with the plot twists keep you guessing what will happen next. This story was a perfect blend of an intriguing story, genuine characters, witty and intelligent banter, and scorching hotness! I loved every word in this story and can't wait to read more in Colin and Elle’s book!

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Shock Keep Coming

Yet another great book. It left me with my mouth open. Can't wait to star the next one.

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Hot Hot Hot!

Meet the hotness that is Ryan Sloan- wowzer🔥 great story, sizzling chemistry, sexy alpha male. Loved it!

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Mic drop

Girl you got me on this one. You know how to drop the mic. 😮😮😮the best cliffhanger EVER!

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Lauren Blakely does it again!

I love her books so much, they're well written, with funny dialogue and super hot romance scenes! This was the second book and it follows Shannon's brother Ryan as he meets the sister of the detective working on his mother's case. I'm glad we still got to see Shannon and Brent and get more details about his mom's murder case. The chemistry between Ryan and Sophie was great and I loved watching their relationship develop. The dialogue was witty and sexy and the story moved at a good pace. The narrator had a great voice and I loved listening to him. He was a good voice actor and helped immerse me into the plot.
Great read, looking forward to book 3!

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Trying too hard

Unfortunately, I couldn't move past the over-the-top hyperbole enough to suspend my disbelief with the unrealistic plot.

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Ok Desire

I'm struggling with this series - I normally LOVE Lauren Blakely's work. Not sure if it's the story or the narration that I just can't feel....

Ryan Sloan meets Sophie Winston by chance when he goes to the police station to answer questions about his father's reopened murder case. Ryan and Sophie have instant attraction and chemistry. Ryan's mother is in jail for his father's murder but he has kept one of his mother's secrets since he was a boy making him feel like there is more to the story that he doesn't know without betraying the trust of his mother who refuses to speak. He struggles with emotions to anyone until Sophie. Sophie is a successful confident direct entrepreneur turned philanthropist with a naughty side that Ryan loves. Sophie's brother is the cop that's investigating Ryan's dad's murder.



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Great Series So Far

Ryan and Sophie are awesome together. It's nice to see some variety in the romance department because face it, we aren't all alike in that respect. There is such a feeling of support and love between Ryan and his siblings, and Sophie just rounds out the picture. Gotta admit, I loved that ending, or maybe that was a segue into the next book...

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  • Mrs. C. Hunt
  • 05-26-18

Sinful Disires

This book took me a bit of getting into, but once I did I really enjoyed it. There where many twists and turns some of which are still to come to light for the main charactors.

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  • Victoria
  • 02-26-16

Loving the series

Really enjoying Lauren's books and can't wait to listen to the next one in the series.

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  • vicki
  • 12-10-15

brilliant series

What did you like most about Sinful Desire?

i'm enjoying the great storylines

Who was your favorite character and why?

Ryan because even though hes determined hes a little afraid too

Which scene did you most enjoy?

can't decide i enjoyed the whole thing

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

yes & i tried

Any additional comments?

loving them keep them coming