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Thursday, August 4, 2016

AUDIO REVIEW ~ The Bourbon Kings Written by: J. R. Ward

The Bourbon Kings AudiobookThe Bourbon Kings
Written by: J. R. Ward
Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins 
Series: Bourbon Kings, Book 1
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:07-28-15
Publisher: Penguin Audio

The number-one New York Times best-selling author of Black Dagger Brotherhood delivers the first novel in an enthralling new series set amid the shifting dynamics of a Southern family defined by wealth and privilege - and compromised by secrets, deceit, and scandal....
For generations the Bradford family has worn the mantle of kings of the bourbon capital of the world. Their sustained wealth has afforded them prestige and privilege - as well as a hard-won division of class on their sprawling estate, Easterly. Upstairs, a dynasty that by all appearances plays by the rules of good fortune and good taste. Downstairs, the staff who work tirelessly to maintain the impeccable Bradford facade. And never the twain shall meet.
For Lizzie King, Easterly's head gardener, crossing that divide nearly ruined her life. Falling in love with Tulane, the prodigal son of the bourbon dynasty, was nothing that she intended or wanted - and their bitter breakup only served to prove her instincts were right. Now, after two years of staying away, Tulane is finally coming home again, and he is bringing the past with him. No one will be left unmarked: not Tulane's beautiful and ruthless wife; not his older brother, whose bitterness and bad blood know no bounds; and especially not the iron fisted Bradford patriarch, a man with few morals, fewer scruples, and many, many terrible secrets.
As family tensions - professional and intimately private - ignite, Easterly and all its inhabitants are thrown into the grips of an irrevocable transformation, and only the cunning will survive.


I am a fan of JR WARD and so I naturally gravitated towards this book 
I usually  buy paperbacks and hardcover of her books (and I'll buy this one in paperback too)  but I had an audio credit and decided to try one of her books in audio format!

First off, I have found my favorite male narrator ... FINALLY! Alexander Cendese is amazing! His voice is soothing and draws you in and oh my! That southern accent he does ... YUMMY-lious!
He really brings the male characters to life and they each have unique sounds and accents
His female voices aren't much to be desired but when was the last time you heard a male do an AMAZING FEMALE VOICE? Probably, never! this doesn't ruin the book for me ... I just enjoy the parts he's really good at

This is not your typical JR WARD book ... there are no vampires, lessers or Angels!
it's a southern drama of sorts ... Southern wealth!
I am not sure how to describe the book except ... BUY IT! paperback or audio ... Give it a chance
It's pretty awesome! 

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