Try for You

Narrated by: Guillaume Dubois
Series: For You, Book 2
Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: LGBT, Romance
4.5 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

“I - I can’t be gay. I don’t know how.” 

Ace Payne grew up repressed. It’s no secret to him. His parents don’t like people who are "different" - and being gay certainly doesn’t fit their narrow view of the world. He holds himself back from finding love as a response to their toxic voices ringing in his ears, but when he’s outed to the Denver PD, his life in the closet quickly turns unbearable. The solution? A work transfer.
 

“We can have each other for the night, or the week, or the month - but long term? No. I don’t do relationships.”
 

Detective Ryder Mueller has always been open about his love for other men. A consummate jokester and free spirit, this "playboy" is all about making others happy. But when he’s assigned to show Ace the ropes, he quickly finds himself torn between falling love...or guarding his heart.
 

They build them big in the small town of Harlan, Colorado - where the winters are beautiful and the mountain men are gorgeous. Listen along as we join them in Harlan, where the pain of the past drips away as these sexy, rugged mountain men find their true loves and embrace a lifestyle of happily ever afters. This audiobook and every other audio book in the For You series can be listened to in any order.

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great listen/read

I was so glad Ace allowed himself to love. His parents tried to brain wash him with their prejudices. I was happy he was able to help his cousin. I liked how Ryder's natural joy and outgoing nature helped Ace to grow and find his place under the sun with Ryder. I enjoyed the narrator's voice.

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Loved it

This is the second book in the For You Series with developed characters. Ace is stoic and at first is unsure on if he can be himself, while Ryder is a charming free spirit. A little bit of opposites attracts; while complementing each other. Both men decided to open up and show their real selves to open up to the possibility of love. The narration was executed excellently. I can't wait for the next book to come out.

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A ROUSING STORY OF TWO SEPARATE UPBRINGINGS

A wonderful story of a closeted by force gay man, Ace, and his new police partner, Ryder, finding out each other’s problems and phobias. This story digs into the psyches of each man and tells how they were reared and formed, one with loving, nurturing mother and the other with Bible strict parents. They find themselves learning how to be themselves and trying to find a relationship that will work. I loved the way the narrator changed his voice for the different characters and made the story easier to follow.

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Awesomeness!!!!!

This book has it all!!! It has internal conflict and external problems too!! I would highly recommend that this book must be listened. The narrator who did the voices of the characters did an excellent job of making the book come alive.

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sweet slowish burn story with slightly opposites attract vibe. I loved this addition to the men of Harlan, Colorado.

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Nice continuation

with a enemies to friends to lovers feel, opposites attract. I like the comfort and patience and acceptance of each of them made for a sweet story. Dubois did ok with this narration not the worst I've heard but not great either.

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Try For You (mm romance)

Try For you by J.P. Oliver is book two if the For You series. As I've mentioned before, I absolutely adore the For You series. They're short, sweet, emotional and just about the right amount of drama (LOL). In Try For You introduces a newbie, Ace Payne, in the small town of Harlan, Colorado. If there's one thing you need to know about Ace, it's that he's grown up in a house with parents that were the opposite of understanding and nurturing, nope. They were the one's who did not take a liking to people who were 'different'. So Ace grew up super repressed (and gay) and of course, had to hold himself back from finding love as a response to their toxic voices ringing in his ears. He's kept that part hidden for so long because well he believes that he can't be gay but when he’s outed to the Denver PD, his life in the closet quickly turns unbearable and too much. His only solution is a work transfer...to Harlan. Enter our favorite Harlan Detective and hottie/playboy, Ryder Mueller. Ryder is totally opposite to Ace. He's confident in his own skin, has always been open about his love for other men, and doesn't do long term but he'll be you fun ride. He's been assigned to show Ace the ropes, but he quickly finds himself torn between falling in love or guarding his heart! I love and enjoy stories when the characters who don't give their hearts easily, start to trust and when there's characters who are struggling to accept themselves but are willing to take a chance (cliche I know but still) because the emotions that go into exploring and telling their story is so captivating that I never tire from them. As always, Guillaume Dubois did a beautiful job at narrating, you can tell he's engaged and invested in the telling of this story. Five stars for Try For You by J. P. Oliver. Happy listening all!

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Love the Harlan guys!

I enjoyed this story much better than the first in the series. It felt a little more realistic. I wasn't a fan of the narrator but that did not detract too much from the story. I loved how both main characters opened their hearts up to give their relationship a try. It was a sweet story and I look forward to the next in the series.

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Ryder and Ace

Ryder is self-assured and a bit of a playboy. Relationships are not his thing. He's carrying a broken heart and he's making sure it won't happen again. Ace has left his life behind to begin again. He isn't sure at first how much of his real self he can be. He's fearful and it makes him standoffish. It doesn't take long for Ryder's sunny disposition to give Ace the confidence to ask him over. They both needed to face and conquer their issues before they could build something real. I loved Ryder's mom. I'm excited to see these two as they make their HEA come true and help Ace's cousin find a new life in Harlan. Recommended author and series Audiobook: Narrated by Guillaume Dubois. He does a decent job, but personally, some of his voices (especially female ones) were grating. It wasn't enough to dissuade me from enjoying the book.

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entertaining

Entertaining 'opposites attract' story of a playboy who finds his "one" in his not out work partner. Story flowed along nicely with good pacing and entertaining characters. Ryder's mom is a hoot! Guillaume Dubois did a great job bringing life and emotion to the characters. I would happily listen to this one again.

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  • Gwen
  • 07-08-19

Ryder and Ace...

Ace was just transferred to Harlan PD where gay is well accepted. Far different from his last job. Ryder is his partner for a week showing him the ropes. But that’s not all he shows him. Ace will have his world turn around. I enjoyed Ryder’s teasing and good nature, while helping a struggling Ace. Everyone precinct is like a family and that was cool to read. They had great chemistry even with so much uncertainty from Ace. Good narration by Dubois.

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  • Rebekah
  • 07-07-19

Wonderful

I loved listening to this book and following Ace as he can start to learn to be himself without his family’s rules and when he meets Ryder at work. They have a few stumbling problems but they get thru and start to have some fun.