Game On by Gabra Zackman
Narrator: L. J. Ganser, Lauren Fortgang, Therese Plummer
Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
Date Read: September 2015
Genre: Romance, Suspense
Part caper, part romantic comedy, this hilariously entertaining book in the Bod Squad series features a sassy and sexy undercover operative, Susannah “Legs” Carter, and her Ocean’s Eleven–style team of private investigators.
From Washington, DC, to Paris, Legs is tailing Charles Oakley Palmer III, a white-collar criminal she’s determined to bring to justice. But will romance or betrayal blossom along the way? Find out in the first in a sizzling new series about a team of highly skilled investigators who go undercover to catch criminals—while juggling romance, world travel, and danger around every corner.
Publisher: Audible, Pocket Books
Series: The Bod Squad #1
Listened for Review (Audible)
Overall Rating: 3.50
Story Rating: 3.25
Character Rating: 3.75
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished: Game On by Gabra Zackman was fun sexy romp but the story could have been more flushed out.
Overall Thoughts: I really enjoyed Game On (my stepmom enjoyed it even more) but it must be said that at times it relied a little to much on sass instead of strength of story. I wanted a little bit more from the story–more background, character building, and mystery. I liked what was there though: pacing, sass, fun, and excitement. This story was short which means I suffered from what I always do with short stories: the want of more. I will read more if this turns into a series though because I loved the characters. They were quirky, sexy, and at times a bit over a top in a totally fun way (think Stephanie Plum but with real badass skills). If you are looking for something sexy, fun, and exciting I don’t think you will be disappointed in Game On!
Narrated by: L. J. Ganser, Therese Plummer, Lauren Fortgang / Length: 5 hrs
The narration was out of this park! Seriously it was just downright fun and brought the characters too life. You can tell they had fun with the subject matter because they let the sass fly! Totally recommend this on audio if you pick it up. You will thank me later!
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