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Publisher's Summary

You don't have to listen to the Consequences series to enjoy this stand-alone novel, but if you know Tony Rawlings, you know that disappointing him isn't an option. Imagine being his youngest daughter. Imagine telling him the unimaginable....
"Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it."
Sometimes ideas find you, and dreams begin as nightmares. Sometimes the truth that has been kept hidden is the key to opening a door you never knew existed.
"You might not know me. I'm the baby of the Rawlings family, the princess, the daughter who came along later. I'm not like my older siblings, successful at everything they touch. My mother and father have provided me with every luxury as well as their unyielding love and support, but I'm not spoiled. I'm also not content. By example, my parents have shown me how love should be. I don't know their past, and that doesn't matter. I know what I've seen - two people devoted to one another.
I don't believe that I'll ever find that kind of love, the kind that forgives and accepts all. And as my life falls to pieces and I travel to visit my family to face their disappointment, I'm not even looking for it.
I'm looking for an escape...from my life as a Rawlings...from the pressure to achieve and not let others down. I dream of the time I can live for my own desires without the expectations that come with my name.
I don't find what I'm finds me. Or should I say...he finds me.
This time is different. I have a family who will search for me and find the answers. Little do we know - any of us - that my father set my journey into motion long before I was born."
"Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects." ~Dalai Lama
Please enjoy this Consequences novel along with special appearances from your favorite Consequences characters.
©2017 Romig Works LLC (P)2017 Romig Works LLC
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3 out of 5 stars
By DK on 01-18-18

The Next Generation...

+While this book is not reliant upon reading the others in the Consequences Series, I think it is appreciated more having read the others. If one has the background of the relationship of Claire and Tony, you understand more the characters and reasonings for decisions in RIPPLES.

I urge you to read the publisher's summary, on each book, for more details, as I'm afraid adding to it may it inadvertently reveal spoilers.

This is NOT the psychological thriller that the original CONSEQUENCES is. This is a full out dominant/submissive tale. I do not care for books with this premise – especially... grrrrrr, I cannot think of a way to communicate what bothers me without spoiling.

I was happy that Althea Romig lengthened the series – to the next generation, even though this particular installment was not for me. I do hope that Audible publishes/records further books.

This book was narrated by Eric Rolon and Kylie Stewart. I found both to be great voice performers.

Story: 3 stars
Performance: 4 stars
Overall: 3.5 stars

Credit worthy? Yes, if you are a fan of the Consequences Series.

Notations: some strong language, violence and sexual situations

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 12-16-17

woow oh wow

thrilling, incomplete, I want more and that Dexter realize he was just a poppet too

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3 out of 5 stars
By SamK on 12-16-17


2.5 stars.... I am a HUGE Aleatha Romig fan, and every single one of her books have always left me in absolute AWE of her sheer storytelling ability and mind twists.... except for RIPPLES. This book left me with a sour taste in my mouth - I didn’t find anything likeable about Dexter - he was a complete douche with his degrading pet name for Natalie (“bug”), and his warped sense of being “her King”. And well, Natalie was obviously suffering from a case of Stockholm’s Syndrome but there was never one part in this story where I felt that her love for him was believable, or that it had shifted from hate/fear to love. Everything about their relationship felt forced even when she said that she loved him. There were so many eyeroll worthy moments in this book that I couldn’t wait for it to be finally over. And towards the end, more secrets are revealed and yet there is NO resolution of them. Is there going to be another book? Does Tony come to his baby girl’s rescue?? Sooo many questions and we are left hanging with a mediocre happy for now ending. I can only hope that Ms. Romig comes up with a follow up book to tie up all these loose ends. The only thing I actually liked about this book was the return of Tony, Claire, Phil and Taylor. It saddens me to say that I wish I could get back the hours I wasted listening to this audiobook.

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