Audio: Explosive Forces by D.D. Ayres @ddAyresk9 @TantorAudio @JeffreyKafer #LoveAudiobooks #JIAM #SeriesinaMonth

Posted June 1, 2019 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review, JIAM / 4 Comments

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Audio: Explosive Forces by D.D. Ayres @ddAyresk9 @TantorAudio @JeffreyKafer #LoveAudiobooks #JIAM #SeriesinaMonth Explosive Forces by D.D. Ayres
Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Series: K-9 Rescue #5
Published by Tantor Audio on May 14, 2019
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Length: 7 hours and 49 minutes
Format: Audiobook
Source: Publisher
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Danger is heating up…

When Carly Reese’s beloved fashion boutique catches fire, she sees her dreams go up in smoke. The good news is that Carly was saved from the flames by a barking dog nearby. She soon discovers the heroic pooch is a trained K-9 who’s guarding his unconscious partner …a gorgeous firefighter who ends up in Carly’s arms.

Noah Glover and his K-9 are a fearless duo, and Noah has clearly met his match with the brave, beautiful Carly. Soon they team up to track down the arsonist behind the blast – a psychotic criminal who’s intent on framing Noah. Meanwhile, the sparks between Noah and and Carly could ignite a five-alarm fire. Should they smother their feelings in the name of justice…or fan the flames of passion?

I really enjoy the K9 aspects of this series but there wasn’t a lot of it in this story.  The main guy, Noah is a single dad and a firefighter. Carly used to be a supermodel and has come home to form a dream boutique.  They are strong characters with integrity.  There is almost no connection to the other books in the K9-9 Rescue seriesSo this could definitely be read as a standalone, or out of order.

Noah gets tangled into a serious mess right away.  Carly steps in to help and gets pulled into it also. Carly’s business is fascinating. Both of them are good people who work to make things better for everyone.  Noah’s co-workers were not as supportive as I would expect though.  Both of their families were great and added to the story overall with good supporting characters.

Noah and Carly have a quick attraction which goes way too fast. It’s not very realistic with the romance and a few of Noah’s other actions would not be smart professionally.  I know, emotions were high in a dangerous situation. It was just too quick for me.  Overall, Explosive Forces was fast, frightening with suspense and sexy.


Jeffrey Kafer is one of those narrators I always enjoy.  He handles everything well with appropriate voices and brings an emotional performance.  I was able to listen at my usual 1.5x speed.

Listen to a clip:   HERE

About Jeffrey Kafer

An award-winning, Los Angeles audiobook narrator, Jeffrey Kafer has performed over 375 titles in all genres from indie authors to bestsellers.

About D.D. Ayres

A veteran author of romance and women’s fiction, D.D. Ayres now writes Romantic Suspense, and loves it! She believes the lure of romance is always the human connection. Put that connection in physical jeopardy, and we learn a bit more about who we really are.

With her K-9 Rescue series, D.D. hopes you will enjoy her sexy, suspenseful portrayals of K-9 teams at their best.

D.D. lives in Texas with her husband and a soft-coated Wheaten Terrier named Zoe.

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Posted June 1, 2019 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review, JIAM / 4 Comments

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