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There's This Guy Audiobook

There's This Guy

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Publisher's Summary

How do you save a drowning man when that drowning man is you?

Jake Moore's world fits too tightly around him. Every penny he makes as a welder goes to care for his dying father, an abusive, controlling man who's the only family Jake has left. Because of a promise to his dead mother, Jake resists his desire for other men, but it leaves him consumed by darkness.

It takes all of Dallas Yates's imagination to see the possibilities in the fatigued art deco building on WeHo's outskirts, but what seals the deal is a shy smile from the handsome metal worker across the street. Their friendship deepens while Dallas peels back the hardened layers strangling Jake's soul. It's easy to love the sweet, artistic man hidden behind Jake's shattered exterior, but Dallas knows Jake needs to first learn to love himself.

When Jake's world crumbles, he reaches for Dallas, the man he's learned to lean on. It's only a matter of time before he's left to drift in a life he never wanted to lead and while he wants more, Jake's past haunts him, making him doubt he's worth the love Dallas is so desperate to give him.

©2017 Rhys Ford (P)2017 Dreamspinner Press

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    kindleaddict 20/04/2017
    kindleaddict 20/04/2017

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    "Another Wonderful collaboration."

    This was a good read in Ebook, well an excellent read actually! But add in Greg Tremblay's fabulous voices and emotional intonations and you have a work of art to match the work Jake would do.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • jessica
    valparaiso, IN, United States
    21/04/17
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    "Another winner from Rhys Ford"
    What did you love best about There's This Guy?

    I really enjoyed seeing how Jake evolved as a person, in his view of himself and his self worth.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Jake, he was a very troubled soul when the book first started but overcame much by the end.


    Have you listened to any of Greg Tremblay’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have listened to MANY books narrated by the very talented Greg Tremblay. This is another superb performance, although I think the voice he used for Dallas might've been slightly feminine.


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

    yes, it's always a hard choice, to savor so it lasts a bit longer or "more, more, more"


    Any additional comments?

    There are many secondary characters in this book that are well described & memorable, like Dallas' family & Jake's boss. Would love to see a sequel where Celeste gets a HEA.

    Just a warning, this is not a light & fluffy romance novel. There are some dark moments, angst & a dead guy (it is a Rhys Ford book after all) but it does have a HEA.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    United States
    08/05/17
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    "Wonderfully Poignant"

    Jake and Dallas - another improbable pair - the odds were really against these two - so many would give Dallas the advice you can't fix people.... but to me, the Lord works in mysterious ways and if there ever were such a couple, the Lord would easily put Dallas and his family in Jake's path! I fell in love with both of these guys. Rhys, you really know the meaning of suspense though! I thought we'd never get there! I thought some of Rhys' books looked silly and I am not really a fan of Silly, but not going to lie, I saw this cover and it sucked me it - to give Rhys a try and I am so glad I did. I will definitely listen to this again, and I am a keeper of my audiobooks and this will definitely be a keeper. Look forward to the next great book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Heather N.
    24/04/17
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    "Outstanding!"

    What can I say? This book was heartbreakingly beautiful. I hope we get more of these characters from Rhys and I hope they're brought to life once again by Greg Tremblay. Loved it!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    19/06/17
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    "Cute, but boring!"

    The author doesn't show. He tells. Over and over again, every little thing passing through the minds of our two heroes. They are adorable, but unfortunately, the story is so incredibly boring that I couldn't finish the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Teresa
    Ingleburn, New South Wales Australia
    16/06/17
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    "Amazing"
    Any additional comments?

    I first read the ebook (I have previously left a review of it when released) and while I enjoyed reading it, it wasn't a book that I loved to much that I had to re-read it straight away.
    Now with saying that about the ebook it's totally different with the audio, I LOVED it so much that I did re-listen to it straight away, Grey Tremblay is one of my favourite narrators and he made me fall in love with this book, it's as if I had read a different book, maybe I wasn't really in the mood for an angsty type of story, I'm not sure, though I do think it's Greg's voice that made the book come alive for me and made it more enjoyable than reading it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kelli D. Dickerson
    Ellicott City, MD USA
    04/06/17
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    "So romantic & heart warming"

    It may be cliche but those words sum up this novel! Brilliant, idiosyncratic and well informed writing and narration as is usual for a R. Ford/G. Tremblay combination are enjoyable. But the love between the characters in the face of hate is something to cherish now and in the future. Quick read because it was engrossing from the first word.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lifesavr
    599 Spruce Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    01/06/17
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    "Good, but not that good."

    I liked this story basically, but it was full of drama that should have really gotten to me, instead I found myself just listening to it until it was done, and was somewhat happy about it being ended. I guess I just didn't believe the characters that much, I didn't really cares if they lived or died.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • tzinnamon
    KY
    11/05/17
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    "Title problems"

    It's probably just me but I can't seem to remember the title. Even while listening to it I kept forgetting that title.
    The anguish in the first part of the book was so depressing that I almost couldn't continue. I think a lot of that was Greg's fault. His narrative was deeply moving. The remainder of the story was happier but I only recommend this to someone who can handle intense.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Taabiana
    06/05/17
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    "Emotionally good!"

    Pulled me right in emotionally. Loved how the emotions were written. The last hospital scene, between Jake and his dad, nicely written.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • J.R.
    Virginia
    02/05/17
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    "Amazing !"
    Any additional comments?

    Great story, great characters, an all around great time. Greg and Rhys together are an unbeatable team !

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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