Audiobook Review: Raindrops on Roses

Audiobook Blog Tour: Raindrops On Roses by Millenia Black

Author: Millenia Black

Narrator: Sharon Lacey

Length: 4 hours 23 minutes

Series: Favorite Things Trilogy, Book 1

Publisher: Millenia Black

Released: Dec. 10, 2015

Genre: Romance

What happens when the man you love falls in love with someone else?

Mayfair Island, Florida: Grief-stricken after the sudden loss of her beloved grandmother, who was an enduring but reclusive Hollywood icon, young Priscilla Bauer finds herself adrift and looking to find solace in the arms of her vast inheritance when she meets the kind and considerate corporate brand designer Michael Frost – a drop-dead gorgeous beacon of light in her all-too-dark night.

Falling hard and falling fast, Priscilla has no idea she’s stepped into dangerous territory…because someone else has already branded Michael Frost her very own – and she has no intention of ever letting him go.

Passions are high, but bitter vengeance gets even higher!

With Raindrops on Roses, the captivating Favorite Things novella trilogy takes flight!

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No one does family and relationship drama quite like bestselling author Millenia Black! Heralded as a double life and relationship expert, she’s been a featured guest on radio shows across the country, discussing the 7 Smoke Signals Your Man is Living a Double Life.

Millenia lives in Florida where she’s currently unmarried and has never dated anyone living a double life…

She thinks.

Praise for Millenia Black

“Intensely intriguing and deeply riveting, Black’s latest is a first-rate page-turner that will draw you in from the very beginning and never let go.” —Sheri Melnick, RT Book Reviews, Top Pick

“Ms. Black is a talented writer, and I can’t wait to read many more of her books…”—Carol Ann Culbert Johnson, MyShelf.com

“Millenia Black is a mistress at neatly laying out each part of the story, like building an elaborate building that forms a fascinating whole. She clearly and succinctly draws verbal pictures of each character and their interrelationships with each other. It is masterful…” —Jeri Neal, The Romance Reader’s Connection

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Narrator Bio

Formerly a radio deejay, television news producer, and national award winning teacher, Sharon Lacey is now an internationally touring comedian. She performs in comedy clubs all across North America and has been on two comedy tours to entertain U.S. troops in Kuwait and Iraq. Sharon has been to Africa four times, where she performs for Ugandan audiences in two of their tribal languages. She also brings desperately needed supplies to the children and elderly in Ugandan villages.

You’ve seen Sharon on the Disney Channel, ABC, Lifetime, and A&E. She is an alumnus of the San Francisco and Seattle Comedy Competitions, the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, NW Women’s Comedy Festival, finalist in Seattle’s Got Funny Competition, runner up in Portland’s Rose City Talent Contest, and a finalist in the A.M. Northwest Comedy Competition and the Shades of Laughs Urban Comedy Competition.

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A love triangle is always an interesting topic, as long as the author makes it that way. Millenia Black did it well. I liked the story, it kept me entertained.
Michael finds himself having to choose between Priscilla and Amber, two women with different character, yet a common goal: to have his heart. I do have my own experience with love triangles and I was happy to see Michael’s actions and who he would have in the end. I have to warn you, the ending is very interesting and will make you wish for book 2.

Both female characters have a point and I see both as victims, probably of different lies. Priscilla wants a man she can count on. Her life has been shaken by her grandmother’s passing and in her vulnerable state, she sees Michael as a savior of sorts. Yet Amber has been waiting for a long while for him to take the next step. Little did she expect Michael to want something else. In the end, who will have Michael? The answer is not that simple and this is what makes the series interesting.

The narration was fantastic! I love how the narrator was right there invested and how she managed to keep my interest with her changes in tonality. Her voice acting was also good and she gave the story the proper pace. I usually listen to the audiobooks at the normal speed or maximum 1.2 speed so I felt really comfortable listening to Sharon Lacey.

All in all, I do advise you give the book a try and I hear the other books that Millenia Black wrote are equally as amazing! They all have impressive reviews so I will probably add them to my TBR soon. 4.5 stars for now and I cannot wait to read more from the series 😊 Happy reading!

I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Millenia Black . The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

 

 

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