The Professional Audiobook– part 3 by Kresley Cole (review)

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Review of: The Professional Audiobook part 3
Kresley Cole

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On April 14, 2014
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The Professional Audiobook – part 3

By: Kresley Cole

Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis

Published by: Simon & Schuster Audio 02/04/2014

The Professional Audiobook - part 3


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He makes the rules…

Mafia enforcer Aleksandr “The Siberian” Sevastyan’s loyalty to his boss is unwavering, until he meets the boss’s long-lost daughter, a curvy, tantalizing redhead who haunts his mind and heats his blood like no other. Ordered to protect her, Sevastyan will do anything to possess her as well – on his own wicked terms.

Rules are made to be broken…

PhD student Natalie Porter had barely recovered from her first sight of the breathtakingly gorgeous Sevastyan before the professional hit man whisks her away to Russia, thrusting her into a world of extreme wealth and wanton pleasures. With every day she spends under his protection, she falls deeper under his masterful spell.

Are you ready to play?

Yet all is not as it seems. To remove Natalie from an enemy’s reach, Sevastyan spirits her into hiding. From an opulent palace in Russia to the decadent playgrounds of the mega-wealthy in Paris, the two lovers will discover that even their darkest – and most forbidden – fantasies can come true…

©2014 Kresley Cole (P)2014 Simon & Schuster

The Professional  Audiobook – part 3 Sample


Reviewed by ML Simmons


The Professional is a serial story, which means that it is a single story that is broken into parts.  This is part three of three.  In part one, we meet the two main characters Natalie and Sevastyan.  We also met Natalie’s biological father.  Part two, just like part one, ended in quite a cliffhanger and this book picks up right where that left off, in the sex club.

Sevastyan is very closed off from Natalie throughout most of beginning of this part of the book, much to Natalie’s frustration.  At one point, he starts to share what appears to be his past and then closes down again.  He has never been a relationship before, and has no idea what to do with it.

While I enjoyed this story overall, the build up and wait for part three left me wanting more.  Parts one and two were great, but then after waiting for the finale, I was just a little disappointed.  I wonder if I would have felt the same if I listened to the entire thing all at once.  I loved this book, but I think next time, I will wait until the entire thing is out and listen to it all at once, instead of in pieces like I did with this one.  I will probably go back and listen to this again in a few months and see if I still feel the same way.  I would recommend to anyone who likes a steamy romance with mild BDSM aspects.

The Author

Kresley Cole

The Professional  Audiobook- part 3  Narration by Kimberly Alexis

Kimberly Alexis does another great job with the narration.  There are some really emotional parts in this part of the story and she nails the emotions really well.  I was very impressed, once again, with her performance.

I like to thank Simon & Schuster Audio for proving me with a copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review.

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ML Simmons

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