No sex outside of the game.
No disclosing the terms of the contract.
Rules were made to be broken, right?
Eight weeks ago I signed a contract. It seemed like a good idea at the time: a handsome bachelor, luxury accommodations, and a chance to win a prize my family desperately needed. There were some rules, though - lots of them actually. I had to follow the script and avoid dating, sex, or disclosing the terms of the deal. After my self-imposed moratorium on men last year, it wouldn't be hard to live up to my end of the bargain...or so I thought. Then I realized the deal I'd made was with the devil...and I was in love with his dirty-talking brother.
Author's note - Throb is a full-length standalone audiobook. Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for listeners under the age of 18.
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By LilleyLoohLah on 17-03-16
Enjoyable, easy read. The story follows Cooper and Kate, who meet while Kate is just starting out on a reality to production that Cooper's company is funding, although it is being managed by Cooper's half brother (the one with the chip on his shoulder). She is competing against a number of other women hoping to win the attentions of a certain rock star, Flynn Beckham. Even though Kate is not planning on starting a relationship, least of all because it's against the show's rules, things do however start to escalate and Cooper and Kate and they quickly become 'more'. Kate though, needs the prize money from the show and is not willing to give it up, even for Cooper. I instantly Fell in love with both Cooper and Flynn. Kate at times did annoy me with her choices, but overall a wonderful and well written story that I highly recommend. Going to start Beat next, can't wait, don't know if it's to get more Flynn or Sebastian!
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By Angelica Quintero on 23-08-15
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I read Beat a few months ago and I totally loved it. Loved Vi Keeland’s writing style, loved the story line and Oh. My. God. Loved obsessively Flynn Beckham. So I decided to read/listen to the first book of the series and I’m so happy I did it. Vi Keeland has definitely a style, she writes plots very real, very down to earth, not at all Perfect man + Perfect woman = Perfect love story. Throb is a story of a girl, Kate, who needs to win a reality show (something like The Bachelor) in order to take care of her family (with the money of the winning price, of course) but her simple plan is messed with the presence of Cooper, a very bossy, sexy and super cool guy who wins her heart before the guy in the reality show, who happens to be FLYNN BECKHAM!
So, the plot of this book is great, well written, very interesting, although it was a little fast paced. The characters were very great developed, some were so easy to love and other were so easy to hate. Kate and Cooper were so easy to love. Kate was strong, determined, intelligent and very funny. Cooper on the other hand was serious, straightforward, dominant, bossy and had a stamina just like how I like it in my book boyfriends. They both are so selfless people ready to do anything for the people they love. I was so afraid I wasn't going to like Flynn in this book, because he was the bachelor but I was so wrong. Thank god all his awesome sweet personality was well defined in this book and fully developed in Beat. I won’t mention the characters I hated, but please let me know when you read this book who did you hate and we’ll discuss how to cut his balls off.
Did I mention I loved reading more of Flynn? *sigh* and his lyrics? He’s so amazing! I’m so in love!
Sacrifice the past, give me today.
Walk to me, don’t walk away
Hear the music, my words are a plea
Open your heart and let love sing.
Sadly, the narration of Molly Glenmore wasn’t that great. I had to repeat chapters like three times because I couldn't connect with her performance, and her male voices were awful. Thank god Sebastian York did Cooper’s POV, otherwise I wouldn't have finished the audiobook.
Story: 5 throb stars
Audiobook Performance: 3 stars all for Sebastian York
Overall: 4 stars
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By Diane S. on 24-07-15
I really loved this book! Throb follows Kate as she enters a competition like The Bachelor in order to win enough money to help her family. Lots of heat when Cooper enters the picture, and plenty of story and entertaining dialogue to make for a great read! I listened to the audiobook version and Sebastian York and Molly Glenmore were amazing!
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