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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
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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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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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  • Sara Munoz
  • 04-09-19

Book 1, cannot wait to read book 2

This book was not at all what I thought it would be. The book left me hanging, so that I am now ready to read/listen to the next book

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  • Dawn Fuhrman
  • 02-09-19

A great start to an intense relationship

Colton is a billionaire and wanted by every single woman. He is sadistic and it will take a very strong girl to satisfy his needs. In walks Ally, and sparks start to fly. I liked the slow build up to their relationship. It was a refreshing change from those who fall fast and so intensely. Ally is a determined girl, looking to get her dream job. She will stop at nothing for a story. Colton will stop at nothing to have her. I enjoyed the intense chemistry these two shared. There are some steamy scene. The cliffhanger will have you reaching for the next book immediately.

Rodney Falcon did a great job narrating this story. He has an easy to listen to voice. Mr. Falcon was able to narrate the many emotions and attitudes of the characters well. I enjoyed the narration and look forward to more.

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  • Shannon Deys
  • 23-08-19

Great

At 1st it took me a while to get into this book. it was hard for me to tell which character point of view was in each chapter if I had stopped in the middle of one. I would have to go back to the beginning of the chapter to listen for the name. But the storyline kept me wanting to listen more. Onto book 2.

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  • Jennifer
  • 16-08-19

A hot and sexy listen!

Risky Gamble is the first book in this series and we are introduced to Colton and Ally. They are drawn to each other and have this instant chemistry that is hot and sexy and makes for an interesting story. But this author throws us a twist that we have to wait until the next book to find out! The narrator did a great job conveying all of the characters!

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  • eepatrick
  • 12-08-19

Cliffhanger makes me want more

This first part of the series is hot and intrigues me to want to keep listening! Narrator does a great job telling their story.

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  • Virginia
  • 10-08-19

Hawt!

Great story and I can’t wait to listen to the next book. Rodney Falcon’s narration of it makes it hotter. I believed I was watching it in person. I loved it!

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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.