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Romantic, liberating and totally addictive, the Fifty Shades trilogy will obsess you, possess you and stay with you forever.
When Ana Steele first encountered the driven, damaged entrepreneur Christian Grey, it sparked a sensual affair that changed both their lives irrevocably. Ana always knew that loving her Fifty Shades would not be easy, and being together poses challenges neither of them had anticipated. Ana must learn to share Grey's opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own integrity or independence; and Grey must overcome his compulsion to control and lay to rest the horrors that still haunt him.
Now, finally together, they have love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of infinite possibilities. But just when it seems that they really do have it all, tragedy and fate combine to make Ana's worst nightmares come true....
©2012 E L James (P)2012 Random House Audiobooks
Contrary to popular belief, I actually think that Becca Battoe's voice is correct for this trilogy. At first it seems too "innocent", however, that is the point. It feels right throughout the whole thing. I agree with another review that the sex was not that adventurous. In fact, I found that the sex was predictable and frankly boring in most parts of the trilogy. If I could have fast forwarded it, I would (I am no prude) as I felt it got in the way of the story.
E L James would not win the "Best Sex Writing" award. Too many repetitions, but then I wouldn't want to have to try to write about so many different sex scenarios.
It is a love story and it was addictive. It has taken me less than 3 weeks to read all three. Although it is no literary masterpiece, I would recommend it highly as an easy read. Hope you enjoy it.
How will I now live with out Mr Gary and this great story! This book had more story going on in it than the others. A great modern love story. It flew by far to fast!
I do like kick butt chick vampire slayers
Certainly saved reading it on the train in a paper bag as so many seem to try and do. I really do not know what made this series so good that I had to read all 3 books in 2 weeks. Sory line was good, narrator okish, sex scenes did get a bit repetitive, but he is soooooo hot, you never knew what he would do, say, try or buy next
None of these books were for me. I only managed to get through and listen to part of book 2, never even listened to book 3. So far fetched and stupid and a waste of my time.
I just did not enjoy this at all and should not have listened to all the hype which made me decide to download
I found this book to absolutely riveting I could not put this book done until I finished it and then I listened to it again, in fact I have listened to the complete trilogy twice. This is the only time I have listened to a book more than once. The trilogy as a whole was excellent and I have been recommending to all my friends. The only disappointment is that this was the last book and there are no more in the series.
the third and final book i did,nt want it to end, but all good things always come to an end, i feel these audio books were more sensual to listen to, as i read half of the first book,it did,nt give out the full sensual meaning till i started listening to it.i cant wait till e.l.james brings another one out .
Being able to listen to it when I'm driving, cooking, doing the dishes...!
Christian.Because... he's Christian!
I liked Becca's performance. I thought she got all the characters spot on and, although at first, I thought Christian sounded a bit strange, it soon became apparent that that just wasn't the case. The narration flowed and it didn't once affect the telling of the story in a negative way.
That would be telling! ;-)
This is the third and final book in the fifty shades trilogy, and I think I can unreservedly call it my favourite. I loved seeing Christian and Ana having to adapt to married life, and also loved the suspense and drama surrounding the thriller aspect of the book. While it will never be considered a particularly well-written book I think it must be said that it is an entertaining listen and a great addition to any holiday on the beach!
I love fantasy, scifi, historical fact and fiction and some horror
If one was expecting Shakespeare then these are not the books. EL James wrote these books like real life. There are practices that are covered that even with a trusted partner are difficult to talk about with anyone else. There is a lifestyle that most women wish for that is coverd. I fell in love with the Gray family especially Christian. I loved how Anna was able to bring out the loving side of him. I have read the books over and have found it liberating.
Anna and Christian get married, but are still being slaves to their own battered emotions when it comes to being intimate. Will they ever sort out their emotions or is it just too complicated for a happily ever after?
"Don't miss the series"
One of the best book series I've listened to. A love story with lots of erotic sex to boot. all I can say is WOW.
"A perfect finale"
Top 3 and only behind the first two.
When Ana has to save Mia from the clutches of Jack Hyde and she goes to the bank to get the money and Christian asks her if it was always about the money. My heart broke for him, completely broke.
All the different characters come to life
When Ana found out Christian had gone to see Mrs Robinson after storming out after finding out Ana was pregnant.
"Waiting for book 4"
It has a good plot and it has the potential for further books to be written , even a mini series for TV
Mr Grey of course
First night in the pleasure room
"So good cant wait for the movie."
Yes and I have.
I would love to 50 out to dinner.
Loved the story line,
"Finally more story and less sex"
It is probably one of those stories you only need to listen to once, although my partner is now listening to it in the car and I admit I am getting a lot more out of it second time round.
Finally Ms James has seemingly got bored with all the sex and started to concentrate on the story and the journey. In this book we now are allowed to let our imaginations work a little as to what happens 'in between' sundown and sun up.
I suspect perhaps her editor may have had a hand in it.
The narrator turn what would otherwise read as a fairly trashy sleazy story into a genuine love story that you do become interested in. She really does an incredible job of letting the listener believe it is Ana and Christian talking to one another.
No that is the appropriate title.
"let me off"
It is like a merry go round, going around and around but you can not get off or stop the music!!
"next one already please!"
the story line and the way it was built from book one to the end of book three
I did get a bit frustrated wit the complete narration of subject lines and other mundane details of the email conversations.
Why wasnt the ending thr beginning? Actually I know why..but finally seeing inside Christian's head was awesome and it probally may have been one book instead of three and we may not have felt how we did about him in the end.
"What a series!"
This series I fell in love with after finishing the first book I needed to know what happens. I could not put them down and I have finished them in the space of a week. They are really eye opening and a very enjoyable read. Each chapter leaves you wanting "more". I don't know what I will read now that I have finished them all....
disappointed, i am not one to stop a book, i just couldn't finish this.............inner goddess or not, it was NOT doing a ma range...........even with music
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