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Hudson Audiobook

Hudson

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Publisher's Summary

This is a full-length companion novel to the New York Times best-selling Fixed Trilogy. It is not meant to be read as a stand-alone. "I can easily divide my life into two parts - before her and after." Hudson Pierce has led a life few others could even imagine. With money and power at his fingertips, he's wanted for almost nothing. He's never experienced love, however, and he's seen few examples of it in his dysfunctional family. The ridiculous notion of romance has always intrigued him. He's studied it, controlled it, manipulated it, and has yet to understand it. Until he meets Alayna Withers. Now, the games he's played in his quest for comprehension can finally come to an end. Or are they just beginning? Told from his point of view, Hudson fills the holes in his love story with Alayna Withers. His past and relationship with his long-time friend Celia is further revealed and light is shed on his actions during his courtship with Alayna. Must be read after The Fixed Trilogy. Book One: Fixed On You Book Two: Found in You Book Three: Forever with You Companion: Hudson

©2014 Laurelin Paige (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    Kawie1 30/09/2014
    Kawie1 30/09/2014 Member Since 2014

    Gamer, reader, wife.

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    "Swoon!!!"

    I have to admit that I loved the Fixed trilogy so I was very excited when I found out that we get the story told from Hudson's perspective as I found I had previously had very little sympathy for him.
    Not so now, now I might have a slight literary crush on Hudson!
    This really is just a retelling of the tale with a few choice moments from Hudson's past thrown in. That's not much you might say but light is thrown on not only Hudson's back story but Celia as well. And I hate to admit it but I now, kind of, fell sorry for Celia and I really hate her. Also this book confirmed what I always suspected and that's the Mira is awesome. I loved her already but she's just awesome.
    I also had this as an audio from Audible and the voice actor, James Patrick Nelson, was just melt your socks off HOT!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kristiina 20/02/2015
    Kristiina 20/02/2015
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    "Loved it"

    Loved the book and how it was read out ,listened to the book in 24h. if you read the first books then it's a must to follow up

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lindsey Sudbury, United Kingdom 21/09/2015
    Lindsey Sudbury, United Kingdom 21/09/2015 Member Since 2012
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    "A good ending to a good story."

    A brilliant way to finish the story in the previous 3 books. The narrator's voice was a bit depressing to listen to for long, it kept sending me to sleep,but a great story all the same.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Svonne Boyle Wiltshire UK 29/07/2015
    Svonne Boyle Wiltshire UK 29/07/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "excellent"

    Loved this book well written and well read. was a great finish to the trilogy

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    vicki 03/03/2015
    vicki 03/03/2015 Member Since 2013

    Stoke-On-Trent England

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    "hot, hot, hot"
    Where does Hudson rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    top 10


    What other book might you compare Hudson to, and why?

    none really but if i have to pick then Mr Beautiful but not really either


    Have you listened to any of James Patrick Nelson’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    no this is the first


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    the billionaire & the reformed stalker


    Any additional comments?

    i enjoyed

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cheryl 04/01/2015
    Cheryl 04/01/2015 Member Since 2014

    A mother of 2 boys, with a demanding career. I travel a lot and love to zone out into my world of audible books.

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    "I'm fixed on this set"

    This trilogy is excellent. I felt every emotion in the book as if I was on the journey with alana and Hudson.

    Hudson the final instalment is a must read to understand everything.

    Excellent Lauerlin Paige.

    Now I want to listen to Free Me to read Gwens story.

    Brill, brill, brill

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    jolouise 29/12/2014
    jolouise 29/12/2014 Member Since 2015
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    "amazing"

    loved it couldn't stop listening would recommend after reading other books sums alot up .

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    haley 03/12/2014
    haley 03/12/2014 Member Since 2014
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    "just brilliant "

    amazing end to a.brilliant book read5 times not going to spoil the.series 4 books in all but feel.bad for anyone that has missed out on this series one of my fav reads and no dought will read again within the next.year

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Suzanne 23/03/2015
    Suzanne 23/03/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "It was the worst book ever"

    It was so hard to listen to the same dull voice all the way though the worst book ever

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • CAROLYN
    newark, New Jersey, United States
    12/09/14
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    "FINALLY ALL THE PIECES TO THEIR BITTERSWEET STORY"

    Now I'll be totally honest, at the start of this listen I really didn't think I was going to like it as I had such fond memories of Hudson and Alayna by the end of their trilogy and this starts off totally different. It portrays Hudson as a manipulative, sadistic, cold-hearted, nasty bastard who, along with his Queen of Bitches friend Celia, planned the terrible hurtful scam against the vulnerable unknowing and innocent Alanya.

    It doesn't repeat the story we've already heard, in touches on some scenes, but it's told from Hudson's POV and flashes back and forth in time giving the reasons and history behind why they did what they did and the devastating and heartbreaking consequences that followed after their twisted, bitter and damaged minds fixed onto Alayna for their next 'emotional experiment'. But, as the story unfolds, it explains just why they are both so emotionally broken and why they are playing with other people's lives and fills in the gaps from the other side of the story.

    It's raw, powerful, gritty, terrible, heartbreaking, romantic, tender and beautiful and answers so many questions and his Proposal and the Epilogue.... well if you've loved their story, that'll have you in tears.

    Worth a credit? IMHO, a MUST for any Fixed fan but be please be prepared to hate Hudson for most of the book and wait for his climactic downfall when he realises he's lost the love of his life but then you can rejoice when he lovingly puts his heart and soul into winning her back. It's so well written, emotional, tragic and bitter but it's also a well narrated story about character growth, healing, understanding, forgiveness and the unconditional power of a beautiful love. So, worth the credit..... HELL YEAH. But must be listened to after their moving trilogy.

    15 of 20 people found this review helpful
  • Juan Hernandez
    MONTEREY PARK, CA, US
    11/11/14
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    "Yes it's a recap"

    It's is in a nutshell a recap BUT I'm glade I got it. It showed you his point of view and I still found it interesting maybe you will also.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Barbara
    Philadelphia, PA, United States
    05/10/14
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    "Don't waste the credit"
    Would you try another book from Laurelin Paige and/or James Patrick Nelson?

    Yes - Loved the Fixed Series - but Hudson was a waste of time and money. The background provided was not worth the time it took to listen.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Laurelin Paige again?

    Yes - all of the Fixed Series - Hudson was the dissappointment.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of James Patrick Nelson?

    anyone else


    What character would you cut from Hudson?

    All of them -


    Any additional comments?

    I highly recommend the " Fixed" series , but if you were looking for more with the final installment - Save your time and your credit. It was a big let-down for me!

    3 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Erin Henning
    27/10/16
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    "Good but not needed"

    Book was well written but retells the trilogy but from a different character. So story not new which is something did not like. Perspective is different but not enough that I'd recommend the purchase. Choose trilogy or this one. Both not needed.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Wendy
    Peosta, IA
    19/09/16
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    "Interesting but long winded"

    It was nice to hear Hudson perspective but it would have been better if it had been imbedded in the original book. It was long with little movement to keep reader engaged.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Maria
    12/08/16
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    "love love love"

    I loved every minute of Hudson! it was a perfect ending to this series

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    28/07/16
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    "loved that it covered the entire series"

    having Hudson perspective helps him to not look like a total ass. I love how they bonded through imperfections

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    09/07/16
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    "Hudson was a complex character"

    I liked the complexity of Hudson. I agreed with another reviewer that you should not read this book until you read the others. I jumped ahead after the first book because I needed to see if this man was a true sociopath. I learned, from research, that there are different degrees of sociopathic behavior. Hudson clearly fit into one. It disturbed me that at one point in the book Hudson said his games were not meant to hurt people which was exactly what they did. If he really existed, you could do a case study on his personality disorder. I felt like the author left out a lot of key things in the book which I will have to read the other books to get the full story. Also, Hudson got a little whiny after a while. It felt like he had the obsessive disorder not Laynie. All in all, I really enjoyed the book. I would recommend it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • V from Kansas
    WICHITA, KS, US
    10/06/16
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    "This POV is more emotionally painful"

    Wow, I wasn't sure what to expect, for sure, but the fact that this was written from a man's POV, I was surprised that this version was more gut wrenching. My stomach was in knots the entire time I was listening to this novel.
    I really believe that the entire story cannot be understood until this novel is read/listened to.
    Ideally, the best novel would have been a combination of the two POVs all throughout the series.
    Is this worth the credit? Yes, but don't read/listen to this at a time when you are expected to be bright and chipper; because you absolutely will not be.
    -V from Kansas

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • June
    Rowlett, TX, United States
    09/06/16
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    "Not the right narrator"

    The narration was so bad I could not enjoy the book. I had read the 3 previous books in this series so it was disappointing I could not enjoy this book. In the book it says Hudson is 30 years old. This narrator sounded 50-60. I tried increasing the speed to 125x which did help but all in all it was a very disappointing read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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