Sweet as Sin : Bad Habit

  • by J. T. Geissinger
  • Narrated by Teri Clark Linden
  • Series: Bad Habit
  • 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Twenty-something Kat Reid is loving life as an in-demand Hollywood makeup artist. She has absolutely no interest in rock 'n' roll, but in order to pay the mortgage, she agrees to work on the set of a rock video for the world-famous rockers known as Bad Habit...which brings her face-to-face with Nico Nyx, lead singer of Bad Habit and Adonis in the flesh.
However, the fiercely independent Kat isn't impressed by the hard-living, womanizing rock star. But when Nico's model girlfriend shows up to the set drunk and Kat is tapped to replace her as the video's sexy bride, her combustible chemistry with Nico suddenly threatens to consume the set. Nico feels it, too - and becomes determined to win Kat over, body and soul. Yet behind his rock god swagger, Nico hides a dark secret. Can he rock Kat's world forever, or will he just break her heart?


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Yes, this well written story really captured my imagination as it drew me into a beautiful love story with a slowly unfolding dark web of secrets because everything and everybody was so well described. I felt like I was there on set when Kat and Nico first set eyes on each other, I felt their sizzling hot chemistry, the draw they felt for each other and I sympathised with Kat because she fought so hard to resist Nico because of his girlfriend Avery and because of her own bitter childhood history with a Musician for a Father.

From their first meeting the handsome Lead Singer Nico who oozed sex appeal was obsessed with the beautiful Kat who was funny, kind and smart and he promised he had no girlfriend, he promised to take things at her pace before having sex and he promised to protect her.... she only had to trust him. However, that was quickly put to the test when his distraught girlfriend came sobbing to his door, when dark family secrets in Nico's past were slowly revealed which hurt, and continued to inflict, heartache and devastating insecurities and that's when his demand for trust was eventually put to the test. Kat had two best-friends that were very influential, funny and supportive and were a constant presence throughout the story. But nothing could have prepared Kat for the twists, turmoil and destruction that Nico's hate filled brother was going to cause, the secrets he was going to reveal and the pain he was about to inflict for his revenge on Nico which was finally going to break her heart, her body and her very soul.

Told entirely from Kat's POV by a brilliant narrator who captured the emotions so well and gave each character a voice that was easily recognisable amongst the varied cast so it was easy to mentally picture each beautiful, painful, sexy, angst-filled and heartbreaking scene. It was a sexy, romantic and bitter-sweet love story that took me on a journey that was funny, breathtaking, hot, beautiful, terrifying, shocking and intense.

Worth a credit? I would have happily parted with a credit for this clever, jam-packed emotional love story but at $7.34 I just bought it saving a credit for a book that may not grab me the same, hold me captive to every word as this did and eventually leave me with that delicious 'feel good' sense you get after you've listened to a really really good listen.
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- CAROLYN "I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again"

Not really a rock star story

Yes, the main character is nominally a "rock star" but with the exception of the very beginning, music doesn't really factor into this. Plus the entire story is completely unbelievable. She treats him horribly (and is frankly an annoying and immature person to begin with), but somehow they fall in love with each other almost immediately and are engaged within days of actually being together. Their backstories/"issues" are also totally implausible, especially when thinking about how they deal with it. There are much better rock star stories out there....don't waste the credit.
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- MV

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-14-2015
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio