Saturday, October 28, 2017

Suddenly Yours by Jacob Z. Flores (audiobook)

Title:  Suddenly Yours
Author: Jacob Z. Flores
My Rating: B+
Narrator: John Solo

Genre: Contemporary Romance (m/m)
Series: One Fine Day #2
Main Characters: Cody and Julian
Release Date: December 2016 (audiobook)
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Links to Purchase
Sexual Intensity: spicy

Story Overview:
What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas.

Cody Hayes is having one epic morning-after. The hangover following a Vegas bachelor party is nothing new to him, and neither is the naked man in his bed.

His apparent marriage is a different story.

Carefully plotting every detail of his life carried Julian Canales to a Senate seat as an openly gay man. A drunken night of Truth or Dare isn’t like him… and neither is marrying a man he just met. He’d get an annulment, but the media has gotten wind of his hasty nuptials. If Julian’s political career is going to survive, he has to stay married to a man who’s his opposite in every way.

Now he must convince Cody that all they need to do is survive a conservative political rival, a heartbroken ex, their painful pasts… and an attraction neither man can fight.

Listening Length: 6 hours and 33 minutes
My Review:
Overall: 4.0
Performance: 4.25
Story: 4.0

I enjoyed this book. I think waking up in Vegas stories have been around as long as it's been possible to do that...and I kind of love the trope. What makes this one interesting is that Julian is a congressman and that means that his quickie, drunken marriage has some serious repercussions especially since he's in the middle of a reelection campaign.

And the reason these two decided to get married in the first place is that neither of them believes in love...they are the perfect match...until they aren't...because Cody isn't as jaded or worldly as Julian is. It's not so easy for Cody to just shut down his emotions the way Julian can.

The book was good. I liked the romance and with both of their backstories, I could buy the beliefs that both Cody and Julian have that are holding them back. 

Overall this was fun. This was my first read from the Dreamspun Desires line, but I don't think it will be my last. And at 6 hours audio (faster because I listen to them at 1.5 speed, this is an easy audio to pick up and devour during a day cleaning the house).

1 comment:

Rene Miranda said...

This would be great to read while sitting by a Vegas pool