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Risky Gamble

The Risky Series, Book 1
Narrated by: Rodney Falcon
Series: The Risky Series, Book 1
Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
4 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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From Vivian Ward comes a story of pleasure, lies, lust, and love. He must have her—all of her. And she must write a story that will blow her career wide open. Colton tries to keep his sadistic needs to himself but the young, beautiful journalist is far too tempting. He doesn't know she's collecting information to publish his dirty laundry. She doesn't know how dirty things are about to get. Will they both get what they want? Or is it too much of a risky gamble? 

Summary

From Vivian Ward comes a story of pleasure, lies, lust, and love. 

He must have her—all of her.
And she must write a story that will blow her career wide open.

Colton tries to keep his sadistic needs to himself but the young, beautiful journalist is far too tempting. He doesn't know she's collecting information to publish his dirty laundry. She doesn't know how dirty things are about to get.

Will they both get what they want? Or is it too much of a risky gamble?

©2018 Vivian Ward (P)2018 Vivian Ward

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Fantastic start

Excellent start to this series. Good characters that I feel are only just starting to warm up! Great narration from Rodney.

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Good Listen

Ally wants to make her mark in journalism and she feels that uncovering Coltons secrets is her way. She does not expect to fall for him. Will she chose him and his secrets or will someone come between them.
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Part 1

This is part 1 of a 3 part series that revolves around Colton Caswell and his sex club. When he hires Ali he is determined to have her for himself. Little does he know Ali is a writer and is researching a story but will the good girl get drawn in to all the allure of what goes on in the club and how Colton can make her feel.

This ends in a cliffhanger.
I received a code to listen and review. I will give it a 3 rating.

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uuuh. hot

this was nice.
But damn, feel like we just got started.
it intriqued me, it kept me in the book and made me want more.
I think i'll just jump into the next book. how can I not.
Rodney you made it even better.

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Great book but....

I fund this audiobook was very good but I couldn’t get bay the narrater, he couldn’t make the female voice, so it made it very difficult to distinguish the main character. And made the story confusing

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Game of pursuit

Risky Gamble is the start of a cat and mouse game, the cat being Colton Kaswell, the owner of several lucrative businesses one being a sex club and he is pursuing the mouse Allison Hart. Allison is an intern at a paper, she is on another course, get the story of Colton Kaswell and the dirt on his club. This high stakes game of cat and mouse ends however with the mouse getting away, but I’m sure the chase will continue in book 2 Risky Pleasure.
Randy Falcon as always knows how to keep your interest in his narration.

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Good girl to bad girl

Colton and Ally's story is a bad boy falling for the good girl and making her bad. Ally is a reporter that is looking for the big story, then the big story walk into her life to buy flowers and his name is Colton Kaswell. Colton falls hard and Ally dose to but there so much jealousy and insecurity between them, it makes it hard to get out of their own way. This was wonderfully read by Rodney Falcon and he did great as always.

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WOW

What a great start to the Risky Series. Love this story about Colton and Ally, OMG they really heat up the pages with there chemistry.Can't wait for part 2 to see were there story is at. ONE-CLICK NOW TO START LISTEN. Vivian wrote a great story OMG Rodney Falcon brings Colton and Ally story to life.

WARNING THIS STORY ENDS WITH A CLIFF-HANGER!!

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  • 78silverwolf
  • 03-07-19

Interesting Story

Quick, but similar story to Fifty Shades. It ends in a cliffhanger, which I'm not a huge fan of. Colton was an interesting character for sure. At first I wasn't sure if I liked him. Then he was getting better. By the end of this I was thinking, yes I could see him and Ally together. Then the incident happened......

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  • Drifter
  • 22-06-19

Where will it end?

Vivian Ward can really write a story that will immediately draw in in. Her characters are sexy and complicated. Ally is a strong, independent, driven woman who sees herself as just blending in with the crowd. Colton is a successful businessman that is use to getting what he wants and has a kinky side. Put these two together and you have one explosive story. Now add a very sexy narrator and you have a book that you don't want to put down. I asked to receive this Audible book and volunteered to write an honest review. If you like kinky books, you need to listen to this book. I like how Rodney Falcon brings out the emotions of the characters in this story. I have listened to several books he has narrated and I think this is one of his best. I highly recommend this Audible book.

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  • Bette
  • 19-06-19

Great Story & Narration🎧 Smoking🔥Hot🔥BDSM!

This is a great start to a smoking hot BDSM series. I enjoyed Vivian Ward’s writing style, she has a way with words, her descriptive details and plotting draws you right in to the story and keeps you wanting to know more. The characters are complex and are being nicely developed, it is going to be interesting to find out more about them as the series goes on. Colton, a successful businessman and billionaire loves his kink. He designs and builds a sex club to his liking, hidden below a nightclub he opens. It is a private, invite only club not open to the public. He heads over to the local florist to order flowers and the girl working there catches his interest. Ally had not known who Colton was but her co-worker did and once she found out who he was and his interests she saw it as an opportunity. He had told her the club was short staffed and she convinces him to hire her. Not knowing that she starting her career in journalism and is looking for that breaking story that will bring her to the big leagues. But will she get there or will Colton get her in his big leagues. I loved how this story played out, it leaves you wanting to know more and what happens next, be sure to have the next one in the series lined up. Vivian Ward thank you for this great story!

I listened to the Audible edition, Rodney Falcon is an awesome narrator and voice performer. He brings these characters to life, gives each their own voice and personality. He is awesome at projecting the emotions of the characters and the drama of the story into his performance. He is an entertaining storyteller and a pleasure to listen to. Thank you for another great listen🎧

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  • bluepits73
  • 03-06-19

The Intrigue Begins!

The author does a fantastic job of drawing us into this short listen and series in this intriguing first installment in the series. The characters draw us in and there is some serious chemistry between them as they pursue their own selfish goals. Characters are well written and we can already see things will get even hotter between them as the series continues.

Loved the narration, perfect fit for this style of romance and he really made this a super hot quick listen.

I received a review copy at my request and have voluntarily left this unbiased review.

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  • Gillek2
  • 26-05-19

Ally and Colton!

Ally wants to be a journalist but in the interim she is interning at the newspaper and she also works two part-time jobs. One of the jobs is at a flower shop and when Colton comes in to discuss arrangements for Valentine’s Day for his club she has no idea how much her life is about to change.

They arrange for her to come to the club to discuss the arrangements but when she finds out that it is a sex club she thinks this would be the perfect story to get her career of the ground and she ends up with a bartending job. The only problem is that he expects all his employees to sign a non-disclosure agreement and when the chemistry between them erupts will she choose her story or Colton especially once she finds out about his true desires?

I really enjoyed the first part of their story and look forward to where their relationship goes. I thought the narrator did a great job at bringing the story to life.

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  • B.McGrath
  • 21-05-19

Love Games

I loved how drawn to each other Ally and Colton were. Colton has a lot if integrity. but Ally was a bit shady with him and kinda opportunistic. She wouldn't sign the NDA or commit to Colton so ahe has no right to be jealous of Brooke. Ally acted immature and hardheaded. What's the next move in this dark desires game?? I enjoyed the narrator's voice and expressions.

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  • Terry J Guerra
  • 30-01-19

Five stars all around!!

Vivian Ward wrote this amazing book! It was narrated by the amazing Rodney Falcon! Between her words and his voice it was totally amazing listening as the words are brought to life! Thank you both so very much for your hard work and giving your listeners such an amazing experience! Keep up the great work and know I love and adore what you do for your readers and listeners.

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  • Sara
  • 04-01-19

New author

I love finding new (to me) authors! Especially when I end up loving them! Vivian Ward is totally descriptive. The sex scenes between Colton and Vivian were hot. They have an electric chemistry that the listener can FEEL. They come from completely different walks of life, I think this is one of the main reasons that it's such a great story! Now, if you're looking at this cover you're thinking it's going to be an ultra-sexy listen and you'd b e correct!

Rodney does an amazing job at bringing the voices life and bringing their emotions out. As always, I do love dual narrations but Mr. Falcon did carry the weight of the story very well!

My main complaint is the shortness of the audio when it's a two-part story. This ends in a cliffhanger and I totally wish the next book was ready. So even though I'm gripping about the length, I have to know the ending! I feel like book 1 and book 2 could have very easily been combined to, more than likely, make a decent length audiobook. I feel petty but I don't usually spend credits on such short books and had I not received a credit for this book, I probably wouldn't have. And I can tell you, that would have been a shame!

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  • KIDSFIRST81
  • 10-12-18

Book 1 in series. cliffhanger alert

This was my first book by Vivian Ward and I enjoyed her writing style. It was a very descriptive style of writing and the sex scenes were hot. The two main characters have great chemistry despite them having completely different backgrounds.

This is a two-part book that does end in a cliffhanger so be aware if you are reading this that it is a cliffhanger and be prepared to buy a second book. I know some people get annoyed if they don't know that going in so I like to make that known in my reviews. It doesn't bug me and I actually like that in some of my stories as it gives it more drama :)

The narration was well done and you could tell the difference between the different characters. His narration speed was also spot on and I found myself hooked on the story thanks to his narration just as much as the storyline itself.


I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review

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  • Rosa C Moreno
  • 12-11-18

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Colton is a billionaire real estate owner with sadistic desire. He opens secret sex club so he can indulge those desires. Ally is an aspiring journalist, when she hears that Colton owns a secret sex club she decides if she can do an expose on him that she can become a real journalist. Colton awakens the dark desires in Ally that have never been satisfied.

The narrator did an excellent job, the character voices were clear and distinct, it was easy to tell who was talking.