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Now an Amazon top 100 best seller.

Series now complete!

Are all lives worth saving?

Ronin Alexander’s heart stops beating, but paramedics bring him back to life.

A life as a ski patroller.

An opportunity to pay it forward.

A chance to meet Evelyn Taylor at a cafe in Vancouver.

He falls hard and fast for the bath shop owner. Evelyn brings him into her world - a world where her two best friends are getting married.

A world of wealth and politics.

A world of sex and lies where the lines between friendship blur.

A world where Ronin realizes he should have stayed dead.

Are you ready to step into another dimension with this mind-bending romance, a provocative story that pushes boundaries and tests the true meaning of love?

©2020 Jewel E. Ann (P)2020 Jewel E. Ann

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"Ten star writing for a page turning and unbelievable journey. Jewel E Ann did NOT hold back with this one. Buckle up!" (Kate Stewart, USA Today best-selling author)

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  • CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹🔹🔹🔹
  • 19-01-21

PHENOMENAL STORYTELLING ~ WONDERFUL NARRATION

I was trawling around looking for something different to listen to and wow.. wow.. wow, Jewel E Ann definitely delivered on that front with this phenomenal story. But where oh where do I even begin with a ‘spoiler-free’ review for this absolutely gripping epic journey which starts with a beautiful romance as instant attraction flares and flourishes between Ronin and Evelyn. And the secondary characters (Evelyn’s two best friends Graham and Lila) are very much included and forefront in this riveting highly charged story as the drama dramatically changes. Four happy friends whose lives, loves and loyalties are very much entwined.. but then this talented author starts to spin the story in a uniquely different direction. Into a psychological gripping thriller with a twisted dark dark web of secrets, lies, betrayals, anguish, temptation, obsession, abuse, devastation, destruction and heartbreak that chills you to your shocked and shattered core. And only a Master storyteller can layer like this.. can write pulse-pounding hold-your-breath scenes.. can deliciously thrill and catastrophically chill you.. and can emotionally floor you then beautifully restore you. This riveting story of love and life is a deep dark multi-layered dual/quadruple POV Duet which is wonderfully brought to life by Andi and Paul. Their emotional nuances and talented inflections brought the passion.. the love.. the pressures.. the toxic tension-filled action and drama.. and the climactic heartbreaking chapters spark, sizzle and pop with so many relentless feels. WORTH A CREDIT? A Duet means a two credit listen.. and, IMO, this epic suspenseful story is SO worth the credit.

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  • Russell
  • 24-06-21

Good listen 👍

It was a bit slow getting started, but I’m going to buy the second book right away!

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  • 05-08-20

6 plus stars

loved it!!! beautifully done. one of my favorite Jewell Ann books!! she writes the stuff that is unique and intrigues!