Audio: Thrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker

Posted January 29, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | , | 2 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Audio: Thrill Ride by Julie Ann WalkerThrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker
Series: Black Knights Inc. #4
Narrator: Abby Craden
Published by Tantor Audio on December 20, 2016
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Pages: 352
Format: Audiobook
Length: 10 hours
Source: Publisher
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He's Gone Rogue Ex-navy SEAL Rock Babineaux is as Cajun as they come-spicy, sexy, and more than a bit wicked. But would he actually betray his country? Even his best friends on the special-ops Black Knights team aren't sure they can trust him. Now the target of a massive manhunt, Rock knows the only way to protect the team-especially his partner, Vanessa-is to run.

She Won't Back Down Rock might think he can outmaneuver them all, but he hasn't counted on how stubborn Vanessa Cordero can be. And she refuses to cut him loose. Sure, her partner has his secrets, but there's no one in the world she'd rather have by her side in a tight spot. Which is good because she and Rock are about to get very tight . .



This is the fourth in The Black Knights Inc. series  and the third I’ve listened to audio.  I continue to enjoy Abby Craden’s narration. For Rock, she did a bayou accent with French intermingled. I don’t know if it was authentic but it was fun. The men all sound different but to me, the women sound mostly the same. It doesn’t bother me though.

Thrill Ride was suspenseful and the mystery and action was more exciting to me than the romance. The Black Knights used more tech in this one which pleased me. I like seeing all the guys working together, planning strategies and using their talents. Rock has some mad skills in staying lost.

Rock and Vanessa were paired in the previous book so their further relationship wasn’t a surprise. Just as I’m sure Bill and Eve are coming up soon. I really appreciated how honest Vanessa was with herself and with Rock. He had some problems with reality. It was fun and sexy to read. I was happy to have them together but I didn’t feel them as much as some couples.

Sourcebook Casablanca had the ebook free on Saturday here    You can listen to a clip here.  I’ll be listening to the next in the series, Born Wild,  soon.


About Julie Ann Walker

Julie Ann Walker is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of award-winning romantic suspense. She has won the Book Buyers Best Award, been nominated for the National Readers Choice Award, the Australian Romance Reader Awards, and the Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA award. Her latest release was named a Top Ten Romance of 2014 by Booklist. Her books have been described as “alpha, edgy, and downright hot.” Most days you can find her on her bicycle along the lake shore in Chicago or blasting away at her keyboard, trying to wrangle her capricious imagination into submission.

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Overall: four-stars
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I read all types of books but my favorites are urban fantasy and romantic suspense.I like some romance and some action / adventure / mystery in everything.I like sex in my books but please, only between TWO people.Intimate conversation is equally important to the sex in a book.It lets me see the characters.The other thing I enjoy is humor.I'll be doing a feature monthly called Thrifty Thursday,which reviews books (ebooks)that have been available for free.

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2 responses to “Audio: Thrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker

  1. Wonderful review. I’ve enjoyed the books in the BKI series. I grabbed me with book one and I had to read them all. I like the suspense, mystery, and action we get. The romance is great, but I’m kept on my toes with how fast things move.