Reflected in You Audiobook by Silvia Day

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Reviews | 2 comments

Review of: Reflected in You Audiobook
Audiobook:
Silvia Day

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Rating:
4.5
On February 5, 2013
Last modified:November 9, 2015

Summary:

Reflected in Audiobook

By: Sylvia Day

Narrated by: Jill Redfield

Published by: Brilliance Audio 10/2012

Reflected in You Audiobook


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10 hrs and 15 mins

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Sample

Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn’t stay away. I didn’t want to. He was my addiction… my every desire… mine.

My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We’d never work. It was too hard, too painful… except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity.

We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession.

My Thoughts

 

After a few good reactions from bloggers whose opinions I respect, I decided  to give Reflected in You a shot.
I find it peculiar that after listening to this installment I like Bared to You much more than I originally did if this makes any sense to you.
This is the continuation of the hot, but rocking relationship between Eva and Gideon.
The novel takes place right after the ending of Bared to You, and right off the get go  we find Eva suffering anxiety from the fact that Gideon still hiding something, and won’t come clean to the point where they both can put their tragic past behind, and set their relationship on a good and healthy track.
On the other hand, Gideon, as much as he seems to love and need Eva, he still  is not showing her (outside the bedroom) how strong his feeling for her really are.
We do have a little mystery – well I say “little” because quite frankly it’s very predictable; nevertheless, I enjoyed their interactions in and out the bedroom a lot more this time around, and I’m really beginning to have a true appreciation for the characters, as well as, Ms. Day’s writing style, which BTW, it’s easy, fluent, smart, and it involves you in the drama; making you live and suffer right along Eva the angst, and the emotional uncertainty.
After listening to Reflected in You, I’m highly recommending these novels to anyone that  expects a lot more than just sex in an erotica novel, and don’t mind spending some time  with challenging, and deeply scarred characters that make you thank God you have a semi-normal life. I will also strongly advise to listen to these novels in the right order; I don’t see any way how this could be enjoy as a stand alone book without having all the facts of this ongoing  dramatic roller coaster.
All in all, this was a very enjoyable listen, and I’m looking forward to, Entwined With You, expected to be release on June/2013.
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37  ·  rating details  ·  49,103 ratings  ·  4,953 reviews on Goodreads.

 

The Narrator

Jill Redfield

I really enjoyed Jill Redfield’s narration; she does an excellent job transferring to the listener the angst, distress, uneasiness and don’t let me forget the sensuality in the emotionally charged relationship between the protagonists.
Her approach to Eva’s character is right on target-I really got a clear picture of her personality. Eva’s insecurities, as well as, her strengths  are skillfully conveyed.
This is an emotional listen, and Ms. Redfield perfectly hits the mark with her delivery.
Even though, I’m still not thrilled with any of her male voices, I have to give her good marks for her ability to convey Gideon’s vulnerable moments in a real and believable manner.
All things considered; this is a very good performance by Jill Redfield, and I can’t wait for her delivery of Entwine With You.

The Author

Silvia Day

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    2 Comments

  1. I am so glad you liked this one. I wasn’t all that impressed with Bared to You but like you after reading Reflected in You I started liking it. I am glad I continued with this series.

    • I had a few problems with Bared to You too, I wanted to love it, but I just couldn’t. This time I felt a better connection to the characters, and now I can’t wait to see what happens in the next novel.

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