I don't have enough space on my bookselfs for another class of romance the paranormal took it all hehe . His belly full of laughter, his life full of joy. There are past wrong doings and revenge plots and Wendy ends up getting mixed up in all of it. Just remember that whenever things feel bleak, all situations are temporary. Meg Sylvan, Narrated by: The chosen queen was warned to keep far away from him. {js=d.createElement(s); Gripping story with a great premise. Hook lost everything as a child, and Ru raised him and was his only true father.

There honestly wasnt too much I struggled with, it got pretty angst between Hook and Wendy in certain moments in the second half, so I think I would have preferred it not to last as long as it did. Wendy is sick of being controlled but willingly submits to the controlling Hook. By: The female accents were so shrill and annoying! By: And Hook is just about the soonest character. Great emotion put in when it was called for and very believable. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates and Book Depository Affiliate Programs, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Book Depository, Amazon.com, and affiliated sites. Seeing Hook learn to trust in someone like Wendy was really beautiful. She's 19, and I'm 38. I loved this story, and the audiobook had some great moments, but I do have to say the Boston accents were really irritating, and I think detracted from the performance a little. It was very entertaining. The two performers narrate chapters separately and they present chapters written from their characters point of view. Penelope Douglas. It is a dark, contemporary romance (not a fantasy) featuring mature themes and content that may not be suitable for all audiences. Once Upon A Time, there was a little boy. *, (Not eligible for purchase using B&N Audiobooks Subscription credits). Reader discretion is advised.

DNF; Because getting a bj from OW while thinking of h is really romantic :), Listen, a book hasn't kept me up all night like this in a hot minute and I loved every second. Sarah Puckett, Steve Campbell, Narrated by: The ending was absolutely perfect. The story felt rushed, the characters werent very developed. I bargained. DNF 50%. Submitted by users as part of their reviews, Mark as owned Some people love books. It was more of a physical relationship rather than an emotional one, at least for me. I didn't like the h, I thought she was immature and she was a bit of a doormat. Just couldnt like either character. I'm not sure if I'll read the next books in the series.

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. worth the read/listen. The writing, on the other hand, was repetitive style over substance.

For what better way to make the man pay, than to steal his little shadow. Let us know whats wrong with this preview of. By: He was the sundrawing all of us in. Paul Woodson, Ella Lynch, Narrated by:

Tiernan de Haas doesnt care about anything anymore.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mafia meets fairy tale. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. To show how powerful he is. By: This book is edgy, but still a great romance read with all the feels. And a villain who just needed to steal a little love.

Yes, sold me. I really enjoyed it! He took great delight in torturing his victims and even got off on their death's. Not sure that I would use a credit for another one of her stories. I was so drawn to the set up of the story and seeing these two connect to each other. Wendys wasnt bad, but her friends, omg. He chuckles, the sound vibrating through me and settling into my bones. js.src='https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js'; Plus. }}(document,'script','twitter-wjs'); Start by marking Hooked (Never After, #1) as Want to Read: Error rating book. I especially liked James aka Hook. Writing, characters, presumed plot, it all seemed so cheesy. yes please. including the heart beneath the icy exterior of a man she shouldn't want. , Look I don't go into a dark romance for a banger plot but like there should be something compelling the story? He was a ruthless killer. With our personalised similar books feature, you can browse similar books that take into account your unique reading tastes. Imprinted his crimson fingerprints on my psyche and tried to set me free. If I had paid for this, I would be returning it. By: I know you had a dark past but get some more personality! Audiobook.

They call to me, like finds like, right? The younger one was known to be unruly and unhinged. The older of the two was set to take the throne, but before he could, he had to find a queen to call his own. The characters were so FAKE and CORNY and UNREALISTIC. All rights reserved. Full of vengeance and a heart that wasn't only black as sin but dead because of sexual and mental abuse that he endured til the age of 18 by his uncle until he killed him.

the idea of having a series of reimagined fractured fairy tails dedicated to villains getting their happy endings?

King Midas rescued me. !function(d,s,id) Missing pixie dust. The spice was so great. ALL THE TIME! His dreams gone forever, he grew up way too fast. But this book was definitely enjoyable and I was pleasantly surprised by it and I ate it up! Cindy Kay, Aiden Snow, Narrated by: Now he's back. I loved everything about this book. The tone and inflections were very off, but as hook, he shined.As for the story, overall I liked it. Hook is a man to be feared in his territory and the man that he works for. Overall, highly recommend reading this.

I really wanted to like this book but unfortunately there isnt a nice thing I can say about it. Persephone is the Goddess of Spring by title only. My name is Renee, and I am the host of this site. Listener discretion is advised.

The only man he could ever owe any allegiance to. Enjoy the ride. Sofia Willingham, Greg Tremblay, Carson Beck, and others, Narrated by: The twists were very unexpected. He has me do things a real secretary would never do. Content Warning: This book contains depictions of consensual non-consent. Never to be looked upon. James had me hooked from the very beginning. The author has taken the characters from Peter Pan and put her own spin on it. I was a black holetaking up space. Morally grey villain + not so nieiv girl = a fairly decent story. Gather round close, for I have a secret to tell. Sav R. Miller. I am a 34 year old woman, on the prowl for her mate, searching out the best of books, exploring the wilds of the imagination and delving into the heart of a beautiful love story. I do feel it was concluded well and questions were answered. I'm making friends with the monsters. But a gilded cage is still a prison, Ill do anything to obtain my freedom. I especially liked James aka Hook. Insta love to the extreme. Around chapter 35 I realized there was no longer any plot. Because of this, they each perform the opposite characters voice during their chapter and that took me a bit to get used to hearing. Cancel anytime. Literally couldnt stop listening!

And while the new king had her hand, her heart belonged to the scarred prince. Javascript is not enabled in your browser. [CDATA[ This was bad in that specific way that just pisses you off. Sounds promising, right?? This is violently misogynistic and abusive, and the storyline of the submissive turning into the dominant is tired and boring.

awh i hope you like the other books better. He took great delight in torturing his victims and even got off on their death's. Jack Calihan, Vivienne LaRue, Narrated by: It won't change a thing.

"And to think, it all started with a little bit of faith.

He was destined to be a star. He grew into a villain, the taste of vengeance on his tongue. So while his intentions for her arent honorable, his determination to use her for his own ends starts to weaken as he discovers that Wendy is so much more than a bargaining chip. Hook and Peter being enemies is definitely a thing in this book. His favored. I never thought I'd see Phoenix Walker again after he broke my heart, but fate had other plans. Spice and a twist you thought you saw coming but really had no idea! Hades incarnate. You know this is a dark contemporary Peterpan retelling and you still choose to read this why? Beautiful and cunning, in the light is where she stayed. Raven Kennedy. I do think Wendy forgave Hook a little fast and even though she felt empowered I wished that she would've let her sarcastic quips come out more. Cant say enough good things about it<3, This was my first read by this Author and the story was amazing from beginning to end. Peter sounded like he had a stick up on his butt every time. Its quite throughly descriptive, if you know what I mean, in both horrifying and pleasing ways.

She starts to see inside his soul and as the bond between them deepens, he will have to decide which is more important his vow for vengeance or the love he is cultivating with her. A curse put upon us by the mad king. Couldnt stop listening. yes please. I adored the little moments that connect the story to Disneys Peter Pan was so fun , like the ticking clocks that drive Hook crazy, or the spice was chefs kiss. YEEES! He is so gross and not in a cool villain way but in a guy-who-keeps-talking-about-the-needs-of-his-you-know-whats kind of way. And while it gets angsty in the second half of the story, I truly couldnt get enough of seeing them overcome the challenges they need to face. In Highbell, in the castle built into the frozen mountains, everything is made of gold. Our families believe a marriage pact is the only thing that will prevent all-out warfare. Maxine Mitchell, Joe Arden, Narrated by:

If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Plus, Personalised similar booksWith our personalised similar books feature, you can browse similar books that take into account your unique reading tastes. No comments yet. I just enjoyed when he became enraged and killed. Gold. This book is a contemporary retelling, taking place in a city where Hook is a Mafia boss and Wendy is the daughter of a rival Mafia boss, Peter, who moved to town. Broken down, and wounded by my emotionally neglectful ex, I wanted someone to tell me I was good enough. The narrators did a fantastic job and I felt fully immersed in the story. Their chemistry is great and I always appreciate an alpha, possessive hero. Shifters unable to feel our animals. I have already bought the other two books!! I appreciate a good twist even if I saw one coming from the first hint dropped. I had a, #stepbacksaturdayreveal The writing was so quick and addictive and its a story that will captivate you instantly. All grown up and sexy as sin. I found that part to be a little unbelievable, honestly. It was very entertaining.

And even though I dont leave the confines of the palace, Im safe. I lost. I started this book because the storyline interested me. You will get an email reminder before your trial ends. Just a recommendation - You might consider listening with headphones on if you arent alone. Hooked was a great dark suspense romance. Finding the little pieces that related to the original Peter Pan were like finding little treasures throughout the story. Jake Van der Berg, her fathers stepbrother and her only living relative, assumes guardianship of Tiernan who is still two months shy of 18. This book just swept me away and it was so delicious. And if it isn't relationship development (definitely not here) and it isn't plot the only thing left is sex.

I thought this book was very well balanced between steam and story, which doesnt always happen. Darling, if Im the dark, then youre the stars.. When I first came across Hooked, I was excited, but I wasnt prepared for just how good this book would be.Hooked is not a Peter Pan retelling.

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. if(!d.getElementById(id)) Cornell Collins, Hollie Jackson, Narrated by: He of course had a softer side and Wendy was the lucky recipient of it. Overall, an okay read that I couldn't put down in the end.

He left behind two sons, one beloved and one outcast. Then, I stumbled into a new job with a boss who brought me to my knees - literally. At first, I was disappointed. Albany Walker. And my ex-boyfriends father.Im a good girl, but Im falling for the wrong man. I liked the last 15% because of the twists but my main problem was the MCs. Both Wendy and Jon have been sheltered from the secrets that Peter has. by Lover of Romance | Jan 23, 2022 | Book Reviews | 1 comment. I loved him before I knew what lovin' was. Hades, God of the Dead, has built a gambling empire in the mortal world and his favorite bets are rumored to be impossible. Let's be frank. NEXT . Refresh and try again. I was the irrelevant geek everyone hated. voice actors were fairy good. Rather characters names from Peter Pan are used, and there may be some similarities between those characters and the ones in Peter Pan. Maybe people never change and its only our perceptions that alter the view. (LogOut/ Unfortunately, they both just moved into my house. Hook/James was definitely villain material with alot of blood on his hands he was no dark hero for sure.

The romance was so delightful, while definitely super steamy, it had so many emotional depths to it that just cultivates a relationship you can root for. The hole inside making space for the devil to come and play. I have to be truthful here, I liked the cover and the fact that it was a retelling, so I had no idea what to expect going in. This is aDARKContemporary romance (not fantasy) featuring mature themes and content that may not be suitable for all audiences. The dragon prince. Hooked is a fast-pace romance book that is dark and gritty and flips the whole Peter Pan story where there is more than one villain in the story. And that I liked it so much! It was methodical and brutal. Im theirs in every sense of the word. I almost stopped reading it just because of the accents. The twists were very unexpected. Love Hook and Wendy and didnt see that ending coming . the idea of having a series of reimagined fractured fairy tails dedicated to villains getting their happy endings? The author has taken the characters from Peter Pan and put her own spin on it. some twists and turns along the the way, some predictable an a couple of surprises thrown it. Buy And some people love books about falling in love. She's sent to live with him and his two sons, Noah and Kaleb, in the mountains of Colorado. My biggest secret, I'm the scariest monster I know. But to get to Peter, Hook goes after Peters daughter Wendy. But despite her past, she's never stopped seeing the beauty in the world . Just one example. Stella Hunter, Shane East, Diontae Black, and others, Narrated by: But in order to keep them, I had to be in on their secrets. Secrets that cost us everything to keep. Thats the novelty of fiction versus reality. We're not free to give into this. As my world burned down around me, he offered me a choice. Swept me off my feet.Good plot. js.id=id; It is a "retelling" but it mostly just uses the names and base lore from the peter pan story, if you think there's going to be pixies, flying or anything else fantastical you will be disappointed. I was destined to remain an insignificant no one. I think her other pen name is Celia Aaron? Hook was everything Ive ever wanted (I did picture him as hook from OUAT the entire book btw) I loved the little bits of the original peter pan story thrown in.

Both main characters had amazing character development.

One night, and my entire life went up in flames. Instead he found a darling girl, and refused to let her go. So good. Wendy has this air of innocence to her, and everyone treats her like shes made of glass instead of the woman she is trying to become, and when she goes out with her friends to a bar, she gains the attention of Hook. Its the kind of book that drew me in and Im afraid the next one I read will be a let down after this one. Ive been so excited for this book and it DID NOT disappoint. Im called his precious. Wanted to like this bc of the concept so much but it was too cheesy even for me. Hook was everything Ive ever wanted (I did picture him as hook from OUAT the entire book btw) I loved the little bits of the original peter pan story thrown in there, and the spice was *chefs kiss*, the only reason this wasnt a 5 star was because I didnt love Wendy all that much until her badass moment at the end and the conflict resolution felt a bit rushed & wrapped up too fast. And when they suddenly pass away, she knows she should be devastated.

The story was very well done, with lots of twists and turns, and though I did figure a few things out before they were revealed, I would in no way call this predictable. You cant re-live your own love story, because by the time youve realized youre living it, its over. This would all be a lot easier if Callum wasnt so damned good-looking. As soft and vulnerable he could be with her he definitely also had a possessive and dominant side. //
Now Jafar owns me, and even as my mind rails against his rules, my body loves the punishments he deals out when I break them. I could save him, but he would ruin me. //]]>. He has suffered a fate worse than death. Also, I didn't feel that there was character development for her and what she did in the end threw me off a bit.

Once Upon A Time, there was a little boy.His belly full of laughter, his life full of joy.Until one day, something changed; stripped his innocence away.The hole inside making space for the devil to come and play.His dreams gone forever, he grew up way too fast.An endless night of crocodiles, and watches made of glass.He grew into a villain, the taste of vengeance on his tongue.Craving to make his enemies pay for the misdeeds they had done.Instead he found a darling girl, and refused to let her go.For what better way to make the man pay, than to steal his little shadow. His dreams gone forever, he grew up way too fast. Gold floors, gold walls, gold furniture, gold clothes.

A play on Peter Pan but not at all Peter Pan - a story of even bad guys need love too. I enjoyed the clever way the author wove pieces of Perter Pan lore through the story and found myself chuckling a few times at the wittiness. Our hero isnt a good man haha he is definitely the epitome of a bad boy, but this author offers so many depths that are so enriching to read about.

It seems that her Aunt Zoe has fallen victim to a sinister blackmailer and only Its the first time I am hearing about this series. My goodness My kingdom for a good fantasy romance that isn't straight up cringe porn! There are a million reasons why I should stay away. (LogOut/ It just all comes across as lazy, boring, and cringy. Eight weeks. Forty shows. Felicity did a great job at Jonathan and Jamess voices but Rupert struggles with Wendys dialogue. It was darker than I'm used to reading and for the most part it was just an okay read. Until war comes to the kingdom and a deal is struck. By using The StoryGraph, you agree to our use of cookies.We use a small number of cookies to provide you with a great experience. The quality of is also pretty good. Waiting for the day of her Ascension, she would rather be with the guards, fighting back the evil that took her family, than preparing to be found worthy by the gods. Plot starts off strong as a dark romance that turns into a sickly sweet, confusing, romance. Even me. The owner of the Salacious Players Club is not just my new boss - hes twice my age. Spice 3/5. Go in blind. When workaholic Boston attorney Deirdra de Messires is passed over for a About The Book After a year of grand adventures touring the classical ruins of Italy and Greece, Iphiginia Bright returned to England to discover that the real excitement was at home. Welcome back. For some reason, I got the author's newsletter in my inbox, so I was thinking of reading it. After a chance encounter with Hades, Persephone finds herself in a contract with the God of the Dead and the terms are impossible: Persephone must create life in the Underworld or lose her freedom forever.

I loved the various references to the Peter Pan movie and even though its not a full retelling, the quirks of it was so engaging. Wendy is a strong yet sweet heroine. Warm- a medium level of sexual tension, a balance of sexual and emotional intimacy, lighter on the details in the sexual moments.