Shades of Gray

  • by Brooke McKinley
  • Narrated by Paul Morey
  • 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Miller Sutton, a by-the-book FBI agent, is starting to see some troubling shades of gray in his black-and-white world. He comes face-to-face with his doubts in the person of Danny Butler, a mid-level drug runner Miller hopes to use to catch a much larger fish: Roberto Hinestroza, a drug lord Miller has pursued for years.
Danny has no interest in being a witness against his boss, both out of a sense of twisted loyalty and because he knows double-crossing Hinestroza is a sure death sentence. But he reluctantly agrees to cooperate, and as he suspects, it doesn’t take long for Hinestroza to figure out the betrayal.
Miller is surprised to discover Danny's not the career-criminal lowlife he expected; at the same time, Danny finds himself helplessly attracted to Miller's innate goodness. They barely begin to explore the sparking attraction between them when Hinestroza's hitman tracks them down, and then they're on the run, both for their lives and for any kind of love.

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Good M/M Love Story

I really, really enjoyed listening to this story. It is essentially a love story between a male FBI agent and a male drug informant. Both are masculine men though I wouldn't call either Alpha males in the way they were portrayed in the book. I liked that they weren't Alpha but just rather regular, common-type guys. The story also had a criminal element, but it was not the focus. The dialogue is good, and the situations and reactions were interesting and logical. Everything could happen, I thought, which added to my delight with the story. I absolutely loved the trials and angst. I like stories that indicate that life is not easy and people's choices are not either, and everything has consequences. The narrator did a good job with the story. The only reason I didn't give the performance 5 stars is that the differentiation between the male characters was so slight as to make it hard to know who was talking. And the story and overall scoring resulted in 4 stars because I like a bit more raunchiness in my sex scenes. But they were still great and just numerous enough. They were, by no means, overdone and always fit the story and time. Overall, the story is more romantic than erotic but still very good. I won't tell you if there's a HEA. You'll have to listen to find out.
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- Kd

Great book, great narrator

If you could sum up Shades of Gray in three words, what would they be?

Romantic action thriller


What did you like best about this story?

I loved the progression of the romance between Miller and Danny and the unpredictable turn it took.


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

I have listened to many of Paul Morey's performances and I love them all. His range and diversity of voices really makes listening to him a treat.


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

No, but I have already read the book, I just wanted to hear Paul narrate the story.


Any additional comments?

This is a great story and I love the MCs. It has lots of action and some very uncomfortable violence, but it is necessary for the story. Drug dealing is a brutal business. I really wish there was a sequel.

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- Riva

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-01-2013
  • Publisher: Dreamspinner Press