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Sigrid K.

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Not a great book, at all. Rather read her other series.

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-07-18

The narrator has a pleasant voice and I do not rule out other books by her but the production and her choice of voices was horrid. Seriously horrid. The female lead had a whiny annoying voice, and half of the book is her talking. Main characters need to sound ok and this was Fran territory without the charm and humour.
It has taken months or possibly over a year to finish listening to this book and I normally finish books by this author in less than a week. This week I made a concentrated effort to finish the book, in the hope the other books on the series are good enough to reward my perseverance and the pain I am suffering.

The story was also weak, world was interesting but much of it was the female lead astonishing the male lead as she was not a total tool. Not a pit this author has been near before, hopefully she got it out of her system.

This is one of about seven authors I first check when looking for a new book, her books are not all equally good but still most are really good. This one was simply bad.

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Wildly entertaining

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-06-18

Of the six books by this author I have listened to this year this one is my favourite. It made my laugh out loud several times. The main heroine was smart and resilient which is important in my opinion. Her actions were not prudent for the time period but she is not a damsel expecting to be rescued.

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In large parts horrible

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-09-17

This is a bubbly and humorous book that did show some promise early on. However a lot of the humor was not funny and the main female lead was cross and annoying at times, specially in the second half of the book.
A special note goes to the scene where she is comforting the male lead of his guilt over the loss of first wife and children. Paraphrasing it was of the lines of "you should not feel guilty, have you considered the death of your wife and children was your wife's fault?"
Shortly after the guy did in fact come to the same conclusion, what a relief! His previous losses were indeed because his first wife was a weakling and now he had a strong amazing replacement.
The second half there was one genuine laugh... when the woman mentions the situation was like a bad romance novel... that she did not want to read!

I have to get over my compulsion to finish books I do not enjoy... felt a bit like I imagine the religious practice to whip ones back with branches.

Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-06-17

Would you listen to Burn for Me again? Why?

I would and I have... a few times already :)It is one of my all time favorite books, It is smart, funny and full of action.

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

No idea, but I would watch that movie

Good book but not as good as previous from author

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-06-17

I am a huge fan of this author and was ready to download the book when it was released. It is a good book, however it is closer to erotica than previous books and to me that did not fit with the series.
I am ok with that genre but feel like the line of flirtatious fantacy is far superiour and made this author stand out above the rest. Hope they find it again in future books.

Impossible to finish, incredibly moronic.

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-11-16

Despite my very best effort I was unable to finish this book, it was simply to painful. Most stupid heroine I have ever experienced, pure luck she did not kill everyone a dozen times by stupidity and arrogance. The book in general has things to easy for the "good guys", the "bad guys" were unfit in their job which does not fit with how successful they were until the heroine came along.

I will say this for the author, there is easy (albeit painful) flow to her story, so I can imagine myself checking out the plot lines and reviews of her other books down the line. With some caution.