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Firstly, I think this should be under Erotica rather than Romance because it's a hot explicit listen - so beware - if you don't like your romances coming with a 'Caution Contents are Hot' warning then look elsewhere. I didn't think I was going to like this as it starts off from chapter 1 after very briefly meeting in the hallway of their apartments followed by just one gulp of whiskey in his apartment along with very little/no conversation between the two they have passionate graphic hot sex but I felt it somehow just seemed a bit cold, clinical and implausible.
Slowly the two lovers begin to get to know each other and so does the listener finally begin to learn about the characters, their backgrounds and feelings. However, it's one of those frustrating listens that has you screaming "talk to him just tell him" - if only they would have one serious conversation as well as sex, or before or after, then all could be cleared up - but oh no.
So things go from good to great then disastrous but during this time the romance of the story finally comes out rather than just the erotica. But again, I get frustrated because she stays at his family's ranch to try to clear things up but after weeks and weeks she still hasn't done or said a thing to him. Eventually the usual hits the fan and then, after finally talking (see they should have listened to me) all is cleared up but it ends so abruptly that I felt robbed of the romance bit that just one more chapter or even an Epilogue could have given me.
Worth a credit? Yes but barely - I much prefer these types of romance stories by authors such as Lora Leigh, Maya Banks, Lorelei James to name just a few as their erotica is well done and well placed within the pages of their stories. But hey this is just my opinion - you may love it.
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Would you listen to Wicked Burn again? Why?
No. The main character just drove me crazy. How could she let him think she cheated. If she card so much, how could she let him walk out.
What did you like best about this story?
Their relationship in the beginning.
Any additional comments?
I am really Luke warm about this story. I've attempted to listen again, but find myself dreading the story. Also, the narrator wasn't terrible, but just not my favorite. She was kind of flat in my opinion, but the story was a little flat as well. Was this worth the credit? It wasn't painful, but I would seek out this author in the future.
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