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RESCUE MY HEART by Jill Shalvis

Available now from Tantor Audio.B1221_RescueHeart_D
From the Publisher:

“After a tragic stint in the National Guard, Adam Connelly returns to Idaho and to Belle Haven, the animal shelter he owns with his brothers. All Adam wants is to be alone. Then he opens the door to the past and to the woman whose heart he once broke. Still gorgeous, still tough-as-nails, but this time, unusually vulnerable.
Holly learned the hard way to never depend on a man for anything. Now, of all men, Adam is the last one she wants to see, and the only one she needs. Her father has gone missing in the Bitterroot Mountains and she could use someone with tracking skills to help find him.
For Holly and Adam, each with their ghosts, a trek this desperate, this unpredictable, and this intimate will have its share of risks—including opening their hearts one more time.”

My Recording Experience:
I have to say that I think this may be my favorite so far in the Animal Magnestism series by Jill Shalvis.  I’ve loved all the characters and the ways that the animal theme is incorporated in each, Adam and Holly’s stories had a depth and darkness to them that drew me right in, I found their struggles to deal with their demons moving, but at the same time Shalvis’ trademark humor was still there in force.  A perfect balance.  Except for one thing.  There were just not enough animals “talking” in this one for me.  I think maybe I got to do one “mew” and one “arf”, although there was a great deal of mind meld communication between Adam and his rescue dog, that’s just not as fun!
So, Jill, if there’s to be another in the series – Griff comes back from the Middle East perhaps??!! I demand more animal sounds! 🙂
Listen to a sample here:

The Giveaway:
The AudioGals are doing a fabulous giveaway game that involves listening to this book and finding a particula special scene in it.  The winner will receive THREE romance audiobooks of their choice!  I am doing a quickie giveaway that will give a (dedicated, i.e. fast) listener winner time to enter the game.
Just comment below – whatever you want.  I will choose a winner randomly Wednesday April 10 at 5pm PST.  Watch your email then – if you get back to me asap I can get the book in the mail on Thursday am!
This giveaway is now closed.  Thanks to all who entered.  To find out about future giveaways, follow me here at this blog, or on Twitter or Facebook.

14 thoughts on “RESCUE MY HEART by Jill Shalvis”

  1. Regina says:

    I would love to win an audio copy of this book! I keep meaning to trying this author and I love audio books.

  2. Shirley says:

    Sounds like a great book. Please include me.

  3. Nichole says:

    I was waiting for this one to come out so I could listen to them back to back…please include me

  4. MaryC says:

    Love Jill’s books but have not listened to any audio versions. Thanks for the giveaway.

    1. kewhite says:

      Mary, you have been randomly selected as the winner! Thanks to everyone else for entering. I’ll connect with you via email for your address.

  5. Liz says:

    I listened to the first in this series and thought the story was really cute and loved your narration!

  6. thanks for the giveaway! hope i get randomly picked this time!

  7. Aimee says:

    Totally addicted to audiobooks and the genre. To find a series and a talented narrator to boot? Priceless. Without audiobooks, my workday wouldn’t be much to look forward to…quite boring, actually. I’d love to try this one!

  8. Melonie says:

    I’d love to win this one – these authors are very lucky to have a narrator who is not only talented, but has a genuine appreciation for the stories as well!

  9. Jane A says:

    I haven’t tried Jill Shalvis in audio format, but everyone likes your narration so much I’ve got to give her a listen. 🙂 I’ll be getting this book one way or another, so it would be fun to win it through a contest.

  10. Jane A says:

    Sign me up! I haven’t listened to Jill Shalvis, but since you’re so highly regarded as a narrator I’d love to try her books in audio format!

    1. Jane A says:

      Oops, sorry for the double post. My browser crashed and I thought my first one didn’t go through.

  11. Ooh, I want to listen…Thanks for the opportunity.

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