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Audio Tour & Giveaway ~ In Another Life & Eight Days AND All of Me by Cardeno C

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In Another Life & Eight Days Audiobook

In Another Life & Eight Days

    • Written by: Cardeno C.
    • Narrated by: John Solo, Nick J. Russo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins 
    • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release Date:07-26-16
  • Publisher: The Romance Authors, LLC

In Another Life
At age 18 Shiloh Raben is tired. He no longer has the energy to deal with mean classmates, inner doubt, and fear of familial rejection, so he takes a razor to his wrist. When he wakes up in the hospital, Shiloh meets Travis Kahn, the EMT who saved him and didn't leave his side.
Travis is handsome, smart, and funny - the type of guy Shiloh would never be brave enough to approach. But his near-death experience has an unusual side effect: The life that flashed before his eyes wasn't the one he had already lived but rather the one he could live. With visions of a future by Travis' side, Shiloh will find the strength to confront his fears and build a life worth fighting for.
Second edition.
Eight Days
Childhood family friends Maccabe Fried and Josh Segal have always gotten along despite having nothing in common. Maccabe is an athlete with dreams of playing professional baseball. Josh is an aspiring architect with dreams of being with Maccabe. Despite all odds, both dreams come true.
Maccabe and Josh fall into a long-distance romance, which is everything Josh thought he wanted. But after years of hiding from the world, Josh wants to bring their relationship into the open. When Maccabe refuses, Josh is faced with a tough decision: stay with the man he loves or live the life he deserves. No matter the choice, somebody's bound to get hurt. Thankfully, in the season of miracles, there's always hope for a happy ending.
Second edition.

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All of Me Audiobook

 All of Me

    • Written by: Cardeno C.
    • Narrated by: Robert M. Clark
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins 
    • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release Date:08-17-16
  • Publisher: The Romance Authors, LLC
To bond with his destined mate, an Alpha wolf must look past what he sees and trust what he feels.
Bonded by their parents before they were conceived, wolf shifters Abel and Kai adored each other since they were children. As teens, the two future Alphas took the next step in their bonding process and vowed to remain true to one another until Kai came of age. But when tragedy struck, Abel felt betrayed and ran from Kai instead of completing their mating.
Abel never stops yearning for the man who was supposed to lead by his side and after years without contact, Kai returns, broken and on death's door. If Abel wants to fulfill their destiny and merge their packs, he'll need to look past what he saw and trust his heart.

Cardeno actually scared me with this one. Normally her books have characters that are a little flawed but usually sweet, with a small smidgen of angst and a big ole HEA. So when I heard the scene where Abel "loses faith" in Kai, i was like WHHHAAAATT?? Cardeno, how could you!? 

But just like Abel, we are supposed look passed what we saw and trust our hearts ((or have loads of faith in Cardeno!!)) 

Once we get passed all the damage, it really is smooth sailing and I enjoyed Abel and Kai and the unusual pack politics in this story. I gotta say, I didn't really love the little sister. Or maybe I didn't love the way the narrator portrayed her. She comes across as protective and loyal, but also really bratty. Another thing that kind of threw me off was after Abel found outeverything that happened to Kai...he immediately wanted to mate him. I wish the story had been a bit longer to kind of extend on that and their time. It seemed way too soon, from Kai being on death's door and damaged, to being mounted and mated. 

That being said, I loved the originality with the blood oaths and bonds and the combining of packs and two alphas. The fact that CC also shocked me with what happened with Kai and was still able to redeem them both was pretty amazing. 

The story gets 3.5*
The narration gets 3.5*

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Cardeno C - Logo
Cardeno C. - CC to friends - is a hopeless romantic who wants to add a lot of happiness and a few "awwws" into a reader's day. Writing is a nice break from real life as a corporate type and volunteer work with gay rights organizations. Cardeno's stories range from sweet to intense, contemporary to paranormal, long to short, but they always include strong relationships and walks into the happily-ever- after sunset.
Cardeno's Home, Family, and Mates series have received awards from Love Romances and More Golden Roses, Rainbow Awards, the Goodreads M/M Romance Group, and various reviewers. But even more special to CC are heartfelt reactions from readers, like, "You bring joy and love and make it part of the every day."

 

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Comments

  1. Thanks for the review. I haven't read much from this author however I've heard a lot of good things.

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    1. She has some of the sweetest stories! If you're in need of a sweet, guaranteed HEA, then CC is your author!! <3

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  2. With CC you're always guaranteed a humour, romance and a happy ending. My absolute favourite is Perfect imperfections, read it at least 4 times, listened to the audio twice :)

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