Taylor Maid by Tara Lain ~ Audiobook Review by PizzyGirl

TaylorMaidAUDLGTitle: Taylor Maid

Author: Tara Lain

Narrator: John Solo

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Cover Artist: Paul Richmond

Story Rating: 5 of 5 Stars
Narration Rating: 4 of 5 Stars
Overall Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

Release Date: 03/07/2016

Length: 05 hours 18 minutes

Genre: Contemporary, Gay Romance


He’ll marry the maid to get $50 million but a secret could queer the deal.

Taylor Fitzgerald needs a last-minute bride.

On the eve of his twenty-fifth birthday, the billionaire’s son discovers that despite being gay, he must marry a woman before midnight or lose a fifty-million-dollar inheritance. So he hightails it to Las Vegas… where he meets the beautiful maid Ally May.

There’s just one rather significant problem: Ally is actually Alessandro Macias, son of a tough Brazilian hotel magnate. But if Ally keeps pretending to be a girl for a little while longer, is there a chance they might discover this marriage is tailor-made?

Story Review:

This one was fun. I was actually a bit surprised to be kept on the edge of my seat for most of the story. Even though I could see the outcome coming from a mile away, I was kept waiting and needing to see exactly HOW that outcome would come to be. I think that is a mark of a good author when she can take a cliched romantic trope and make it her own enough to keep her readers guessing and smiling.

I loved this story. When I think of the Dreamspun Desires line, this is the exact type of story I expect to get. Totally trite, totally over the top, totally fun, and totally full of heart. I have said it before, but I am a sucker for the marriage of convenience trope and I think Ms. Lain did it justice in Taylor Maid.

I loved the drag aspect and I loved that in the end, those who opposed this the most, were the ones who made it all work! This story was just all kinds of fluffy goodness and I just don’t know how else to express my happiness that this line of book is in existence and authors are getting it right!

Narration Review:

John Solo is hit or miss for me but I think he did a good job on this one. He brought out the characters well and managed to present all the emotions, even the softer ones I often think he has difficulty achieving. I enjoyed listening to this story.


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

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One thought on “Taylor Maid by Tara Lain ~ Audiobook Review by PizzyGirl

  1. I feel totally spoiled getting all these wonderful reviews this week! Thank you PizzyGirl! I’m so happy you liked my fluffiness! I really loved writing this story. It was as much fun as it looks! : )

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