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Disavowed by Tee O'Fallon
Narrator: Samantha Prescott
Series: NYPD Blue & Gold #3
Published by Tantor Audio on November 19, 2019
Genres: Romantic Suspense, Thriller
Length: 10 hours, 32 minutes
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NYPD Detective Dom Carew can’t forget the violent way his lover was killed in Afghanistan fifteen years ago. The pain and trauma of her death still haunt him, and since then he hasn’t let a woman under his skin. Until one incredible, hot and steamy night with stunning and sassy Daisy Fowler.
Sexy, gorgeous, and hunky doesn’t begin to describe Dom Carew, but Daisy’s been burned by Dom before. A year ago, he bolted from her bed in the middle of the night without so much as a gee you were great in the sack, babe. Never laying eyes on his handsome face again is the plan. If only their paths didn’t keep crossing. If only she didn’t still find him irresistible as sin.
Seeing Daisy again sets Dom’s blood on fire, but he’s about to embark on the most dangerous undercover op of his life—infiltrate the Pyramid, an international organization of assassins. Love has no place in his heart or his world, but when the dangers of his job threaten Daisy, he’ll destroy anyone in his path to protect her.
The NYPD Blue & Gold series continues with Cassie’s old partner, Dom, who is now partnered with her brother, Gray. Cassie and Mike, Alex and Gray, all make brief appearances, with Gray a little more in the story. The setting is NYC and the task force is still chasing the Pyramid assassins who tried to have Cassie killed and Alex kidnapped.
I can’t say I find this romance believable but I am having more trouble with that currently than usual. We have two people that want each other but they are also two people who refuse to get involved with anyone because they might get hurt. Daisy wants a true relationship and children. Seriously, you are not going to have a great love without some risk of getting hurt. Even if you have a great love, there will be misunderstandings sometimes and some compromises or difficult conversations occasionally.
Daisy is on/off with trusting and going all in with Dom and then not trusting him and shutting him out again. He does not handle things well but she is TSTL when she doesn’t take his advice when it comes to the Pyramid. I liked both Daisy and Dom except when they gave in to their past emotional traumas. They were both very talented at their work.
I did really enjoy the police work and efforts to track down the criminals and stop them from more assassinations. I wish we got to see more of these police procedures, rather than more of the romance here. The real danger was suspenseful and the sexy scenes were hot. So it was a quick, fun read.
I have listened to Samantha Prescott for all of this series; it has been enjoyable. The primary point of view here was Daisy and so the female voice was most of the performance. Both the male and female voices felt comfortable. I was able to listen at my normal 1.5x speed.
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