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Publisher's Summary

She’s a romantic at heart, living in the most unromantic of worlds....

Nicknamed Sweet Abelli for her docile nature, Elena smiles on cue and has a charming response for everything. She’s the favored daughter, the perfect mafia principessa...or was. 

In the murky waters of New York’s underworld, Elena’s sister is arranged to marry Nicolas Russo. A Made Man, a boss, a cheat - even measured against mafia standards. His reputation is darker than his black suits and ties. 

After Elena’s first encounter with Nicholas, she realizes he’s just as rude as he is handsome. She doesn’t like the man or anything he stands for, though that doesn’t stop her heart from pattering like rain against glass when he’s near, nor the shiver that goes down her spine at the sound of his voice.

And he’s always near. Telling her what to do. Making her feel hotter than any future brother-in-law should. Elena may be the Sweet Abelli on the outside, but she’s beginning to learn she has a taste for the darkness, for rough hands, cigarettes, and whiskey-colored eyes. Having already escaped one scandal, however, she can hardly afford to be swept up in another.

Besides, even if he were hers, everyone knows you don’t fall in love with a Made Man...right?

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I loved this book so much that I was interested in listening to the audio version even though I've never listened to an audiobook before.
I was very disappointed in the voices.
I thought the girl would have a softer but mature voice and Nico had a lower smoother tone in my head. None of these voices are sexy. Lame!

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horrible narration

Narration was distracting from me posting attention to the story. The female narrator had a regular American accent until she said "Máma" or mob-related Italian words. She would pronounce them in a really bad imitation of an Italian. Also, the decisions & decision making process of the female mc was annoying.

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Great book but disappointing male voice

The story line is great, however the high pitch lispy voice of the male character killed this audiobook for me. It was hard to see him as seductive and a boss with the way it was read.

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Loved this romance

The important thing to consider when you've read over 300 books in just a couple years is will I remember this book in a year?...and I can honestly say this one will stick

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Couldn't put it down

omg this story was chef kiss; the drama,the romance, the spicy scenes (if you know what I mean).Couldn't put it down finished I one day .

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My my my…

This is a phenomenal book! I loved every second of it and wish I could listen to it again for the first time!

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Wow!

I love a man who is dark and brooding but will turn inside out for the woman he loves! ♥️

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LOVED this story

I absolutely loved this story. The story itself is great and the narration was fantastic. It is definitely on my to be read again list.

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Loved

This was sooo good I couldn’t get enough of nico WOW 😍. Loved the narrator she did a great job.

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A shame the performance does not live up to the book

Love the story. The performance, however, simply does not match it. The voices were not as imagined and dislike the female actor doing male voices as well. Found it difficult to listen to.

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  • 12-11-21

Wow! a great read!

This is very slow burn but when it eventually heats up at 50% it is 🔥! the chemistry simply sizzles between the two MCs and the narration is perfect.

The only complaint I have is it went on for too long. Endings are always tricky, but it would have been best to end on a crescendo ad have an epilogue if necessary.

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  • 11-06-21

A treat

Very good - lovely Characters lovely Plot and the Boy and girl characters. Simple Sweet and lovely 😊

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-31-21

LOVED IT

Loved this book, loved the story line, how it makes you feel, infatuated in nichos personality and how it changes for that one girl (elina)! Totoaly recommend it if your into mafia love story and steamy books.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-27-21

Loved It

Wish it was a 4 book series with 100 spin offs for this couple! Cant wait for my next credit to get number two and new couple!