Catch a Ghost (Hell or High Water #1) by S.E. Jakes ~ Audiobook Review by PizzyGirl

CatchAGhost_500x750Title: Catch a Ghost (Hell or High Water #1)

Author: S.E. Jakes

Narrator: Adam North

Publisher: Riptide

Cover Artist: Victoria Colotta

Story Rating: 4 of 5 Stars
Narration Rating: 4 of 5 Stars
Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Stars

Release Date: 12/16/2015

Length: 08 hours 03 minutes

Genre: Action/Adventure, Contemporary, Crime Fiction, Fiction, Gay Fiction, M/M Romance

Summary:

Everyone knows that Prophet—former Navy SEAL, former CIA spook, full-time pain in the ass—works alone. But his boss at Extreme Escapes, Ltd. has just assigned Proph a new partner and a case haunted by ghosts from Proph’s past. Suddenly, he has to confront both head-on.

Tom Boudreaux—failed FBI agent, failed sheriff, full-time believer in bad luck—is wondering why the head of a private contracting firm has hunted him down to offer him a job. Still, he’s determined to succeed this time, despite being partnered with Prophet, EE’s most successful, lethal, and annoying operative, on a case that resurrects his own painful past.

Together, Prophet and Tom must find a way to take down killers in the dangerous world of underground cage matches while fighting their own dangerous attraction. When they find themselves caught in the crossfire, these two loners must trust each other and work together to escape their ghosts . . . or pay the price.

Story Review:

Catch a Ghost was a really great start to the Hell or High Water series. This book was all kinds of yummy goodness but the thing that really stood out was the way this story really laid the groundwork for Tommy and Prophet to grow as a couple and as individuals. The author set things up nicely to start giving the reader a deep look into Tommy and Prophet’s psych and what made then the men they are. But at the same time she did not give everything away. What was presented was just enough to start what looks to be a long and tumultuous journey to forever for these men.

I am so hooked. The plot was tension filled and action packed. The characters were interesting and broken and yet fantastically whole. The attraction and the pull between these men leapt off the page. Tommy and Prophet need each other yet they don’t and that is a fantastic line to watch them walk. I am eager for book 2 to see what is next for these men.

Narration Review:

This is my first experience with this narrator and I have to admit, I was unsure of him at first. His reading was harsh and sometimes missed the mark on the emotions, but his voices were fantastic and eventually this narration settled into a rhythm that worked for me.

Links

Catch a Ghost (Hell or High Water #1) on Goodreads
Riptide
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon CA
All Romance eBooks
Audible

I would like to thank the publisher for providing me with the audiobook of this title in exchange for my honest opinion.

Farewell Giveaway
I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.

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