Monday, May 24, 2010

Charity's Auction in Audio

Do you like audio books? My dad loves them.

Yesterday, I wasn't feeling well enough to even read but I'd found my author's copy of Charity's Auction in audio in my inbox earlier so I decided to listen.

It was perfect. I was able to close my eyes and focus solely on the story. I really got into the romance with no distractions. The author's sexy voice lulled me into the story's fantasy. I was able to relax and still enjoy. I'll definitely be buying a lot more audio books.

If you enjoy listening to audio books, or if you'd like to try for the first time, take a listen. There's an audio excerpt here.



Blurb:
When Char bids on and wins both sexy doctors Hunky and Hottie in her hospital's charity auction, she knows exactly what to do with them and it's not tidily winks.


Although head nurse Char Reynolds is desperately head over heels for bad boy Dr. Dexter Graham, he's moved on. Still she gets caught up in bidding for him at the hospital's auction for the new children's wing and wins. His smug expression drives her to also bid on and win the very hunky Dr. Ben Price, Dexter's nemesis and to plan a very naughty, very sexy night with both men.

Here's the book trailer.




Excerpt:
Charity “Char” Reynolds stared at Dr. Dexter Graham, her eyes narrowed, her heart doing the cha-cha while mathematical calculations flew around in her head. He was gorgeous with his dark, five o’clock shadow, the sexy glint in his eyes, and his broad, powerful shoulders. If it weren’t for that smirk on his lips, he’d be perfect. But he was far from it. He only looked perfect.


The good doctor was a bad boy through and through. It was a toss up whether he mended or broke more hearts. His record on the operating room table was stellar. Off, however, was horrendous. He’d broken so many hearts with that killer smile and huge dimples he should be thrown into solitary confinement for the rest of his miserable life.

Amy Koch, the hospital’s chief administrator, adjusted the microphone with her only hand. Then she tapped the instrument and blew into it. “Can you hear me?”

When the sound from the mic blasted through Char’s head, she clapped her hands over her ears in self-preservation. “Have mercy, woman.”

Once her brain stopped spinning and she was able to see again, she looked over a sea of other people holding their ears. Tentatively, she removed one hand, keeping it close just in case the mic went crazy again.

So far so good. Slowly, she lowered her other hand but kept it at the ready as she warily kept her eye on Amy.

Although, she felt sorry for Amy since the car wreck that had amputated the administrator’s left arm, that she couldn’t find anything to like about her caused her to war with feelings of guilt and distrust. Even before the accident, Amy had only been out for number one, stepping on anybody in her way, claiming it was for the greater good. Now people overlooked her mean tempered whining—until they came into her sights. Char had been dead centre in Amy’s far too often. As head surgical nurse, she and Amy butted heads daily.

* If you really prefer the written word, don't fret. The ebook version releases May 31, 2010.

Charity's Auction in audio is available at Total-E-Bound.


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6 comments:

Amber Skyze said...

My mom loves them. I've never tried. I will now! :)

Vicki Rocho said...

I did Pride & Prejudice on audio a few years ago. I enjoyed it (in the car mostly), but having read the book I was frustrated with the bits and pieces they left out.

I can download audio books from my library, and thought I would try doing that at the gym instead of music (which can be really hit or miss at distracting me) but I haven't sat down to decide on a title.

Molly Daniels said...

My dad loves audio books:) He had CS Lewis' The Screwtape Letters (or something like that) in one day when he picked me up for a two hour trip. I found my mind wandering occassionally.

On the flip side, the kids and I actively enjoyed The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe over and over and over and over...

I think we listened to it for a month before someone finally took it out of the CD player in the van!

So maybe it just depends on the book?

Linda Kage said...

Love the video!! And that is so neat that one of your stories is in audio. Awesome.

Ashley Ladd said...

Thanks guys. I wasn't sure I'd have the patience to sit and listen to one, and I like music in my car, but it was perfect Sunday.

Stephanie said...

I have never listened to an audio book. But as Vicki said, I bet it would be great at the gym!

Book sounds great, BTW!

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