Mine to Hold : Wicked Lovers

  • by Shayla Black
  • Narrated by Lexi Maynard
  • Series: Wicked Lovers
  • 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Tyler Murphy was an LAPD detective, single and happy - until a near-fatal tragedy crippled his friend, fellow detective Eric Catalano. While Tyler supported Eric, he also became a shoulder for Eric's wife, Delaney, to lean on. But with one naughty suggestion from Eric, a drunken night with Delaney spilled into erotic abandon. Before it was over, Tyler saw his best friend's wife as a woman and yearned for more. When Eric struggled to deal with the aftermath, Delaney begged Tyler to leave.
Crushed, he fled to Louisiana, hoping to escape his longing for the one woman he could never have again...and unaware of what he'd left behind. After two years of living with regret, Tyler finds Delaney on his doorstep, her husband having abandoned her long ago. She's protecting a shocking secret and desperately needs refuge from a stalker determined to see her dead.
As they fight to stay alive and catch the killer, they struggle to resolve the guilt of their past pleasures. But they can't deny that what was once a spark is now a flame burning out of control. To possess Delaney - body and soul - Tyler must heal her pain and thwart the evil that's a mere breath behind her.


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Customer Reviews

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I can’t believe it

I’m such a fan of this series. As soon as it was available for pre-order I immediately ordered it. I'm so accustomed to hot dominate men with intense sexual escapades and a damsel in distress. I got a hot man of course. I also got a damsel in distress. I got NONE of the chemistry I had got in the previous 5 books. Please don’t write a book just to get another one out there. I want the intensity of previous books. Not a “filler” book.

This one felt like one just put together to appease the demand. It doesn’t stand out like the others did. It’s a very predictable book with predictable sexual situations. In my opinion I wasted my credit and that’s something I would have never thought I’d say on this series.
Don't waste your credit on this one. It's just too insipid.
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- Leesa "I've always been a avid reader so now I'm a avid listener. I prefer the paranormal genre but I do like to switch things up. It's boring if you don't have variety. Of course I do love the romance and the hotter the better. Also, you can't beat a good thriller filled with suspense and a ending you can't even guess at until the very end."

Finally, Tyler!

Another damsel in distress seeks protection from a smokin'-hot, big, strong alpha male. Was that a complaint? No, not at all. While all of the books in this series are HOT and steamy, this one is a little tamer in some ways. This one is not about how the woman needs to either change her perceptions and accept that her man must have her his way or hit the highway, and I liked that it was more of an emotion-driven book with great sex than a sex-driven book with some emotions thrown in as accessories. Not that those types of books don't have their time and place, but I guess I was more in the mood for this one right now.

I have been waiting for Tyler to have a HEA since Delicious. When his old "friend," Delaney, shows up on his front door with some heavy personal drama and in imminent danger, Tyler mans up and deals. They have a short period of time to get over their past hurts and trust each other in order to survive the mess Delaney has found herself in. Their connection is still there, and that leads them down the right road, mostly. I was interested in the interactions with the couples from the previous books and the foreshadowing of the next one which I will automatically put in the cart.

Again, this is a great series. It's very well-written, and Lexi Maynard is fast becoming one of my favorites to listen to.
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- Erin "Audiobook Addict. It's all about the Listen. Mostly Romance, but I do branch out a bit. Reviews are my honest opinions-popular or not."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-20-2013
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio