Deceit : A Beastly Tale

  • by M.J. Haag
  • Narrated by Sierra Kline
  • Series: A Beastly Tale
  • 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Safely hidden within the estate's enchanted walls, Benella no longer has time to fear her tormentors. She's too preoccupied attempting to determine what makes the beast so beastly. It might be the taxing visits from the aged enchantress who cursed him or his growing vexation at not being allowed to touch Benella.
In order to gain her freedom, she must find a way to break the curse, but first, she must help him become a better man while protecting her heart.
Intended for adult listeners due to sexual situations, violence, and moderate language.

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Drawn out awakenings

This book was a little more than the development of trust & friendship between a kind hearted human female & a male ogre-like man in beast form. There is NO sex during the vast majority of the story but some innuendos, nakedness, primarily flimsy seduction of Beauty, her flirting & tempting Beast w/ no fulfillment (until almost the end). And the ways the Beauty gets Beast to act differently in spite of his sexual desire, has been done plenty, ways like getting him to laugh, have fun or treating him better than others in just humane ways. Nothing new to see here, folks.
The writing is good but just a little bit more than a YA bedtime story most of the story. The bit more because the f-word is used twice, though not during any act. Body parts were not named on the female. Instead it was referenced by words like "curls" or "being parted. Almost 4 hrs into the story there's minor touching; five hrs in there's breast touching. And later there's cunnilingus 2x near the end.
Very much like a fable, the story seemed to have a specific goal of change for 1 of them & then focused on it in multiple ways to affect the change. After so many & the associated angst I grew tired. The reason for the efforts begin to be dubious & manufactured. And Beauty begin to act more like a child who didn't get her way.
There's a 5-min sneak peek of the next and final part of this story. But I'm not interested.
Overall, I'd rate this a 3.5
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- Kd

Great Story

I love everything about this book. The characters, writing development and pace. So many twists and turns that lead to a major cliffy.

In Deceit, we learn more about the beast and slowly see the underlining of his layers. It was so welcoming and refreshing. Benella shows great growth and maturity but still shows us that being naive or vulnerable isn't ways bad...

Sierra Kline kicks major mics in this book. She was so on point that I actually thought there was more than one narrator for the book.

Kiddos all around for MJ Haag and I cannot wait for Devastation!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-13-2016
  • Publisher: Shattered Glass Publishing LLC