Published by Smashwords Edition on April 12th 2016
Narrator: George Allan, KC Sheridan
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How can someone so smokin’ hot be so bad in bed? I mean, Sean Cassidy is absolute rubbish. RUBBISH. He is the epitome of walking, talking false advertising and I want a refund! Plus he’s an arsehole. So… what is wrong with me that I can’t stop thinking about him?
Lucy Fitzpatrick doesn’t like rugby.
As the little sister of Ireland’s most infamous rugby player, Lucy can’t seem to escape the championship-sized shadow cast by her big brother, or her mother’s frequent attempts to micromanage her future. Her rainbow hair is as free-spirited as her quest for inner peace, yet overbearing expectations keep bringing her down. And when she’s down, her compulsive little problem lands her in seriously big trouble.
Sean Cassidy is a cold-hearted brute… or so he’s been told. Frequently. By everyone.
His blonde locks, baby blues, and rock hard bod make ladies the world over drool with desire. As the rugby world’s second most infamous player, he should be basking in his success. But Sean has never been content settling for second place, and his frequent confrontations with Lucy’s big brother leave him cold. And when he’s cold, his compulsive little problem lands him in the lap of Lucy Fitzpatrick.
Sean has a problem only Lucy can solve. Lucy has a problem only Sean can fix. The solution seems obvious: you scratch my back, and I’ll bail you out of jail. But when their business arrangement unexpectedly leaves Sean scorching hot and Lucy on the precipice of inner peace, can they convince the world—and Lucy’s big brother in particular—that this is the real deal?
Either way, both the Player and the Pixie are about to teach each other some pretty monumental lessons about family, life, but most importantly, love.
We received this book/audiobook for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect our opinion of the book or the content of our review.
Audiobook Review: 4,5 Stars
“Sean is my Cassanova!!”
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
Absolutely. The story is amazing, super original, sexy and fun, and it has its perfect amount of drama that made the story all much better, and the audiobook made it so real because the accents of the narrations were amazing, especially George Allan’s, who made a flawless performance.
What was one of the most memorable moments of The Player and the Pixie?
There are so many great moments in this book that I’ll forever remember but if I tell them, they’d be spoilers. But I can say that I loved every moment Lucy and Sean opened their hearts. Those moments were when they were truly connected. <3
What does George Allan and KC Sheridan bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
I didn’t read the book before listening to the audio, so my audiobook experience was my book experience too. I loved George Allan’s narration. He was Sean through and through. His voice was Sean’s voice. His accent was Sean’s accent. The emotions he transmitted were Sean’s emotions. George was flawless as the male narrator. On the other hand, KC Sheridan was an okay narrator. Most of the time I felt like her voice was so robotic, she had a singsong kinda voice. I only felt emotions in her performance when she was on dialogues, but Lucy’s thoughts were a little hard for me to connect with. Don’t get me wrong, she did good, but in comparison with George’s perfect performance, KC’s was plane and didn’t reach my expectations.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I laugh out loud a lot while listening to this audiobook, but I think my heart ached more than I expected it to before I started this book. I laughed sooooo much with the The Hooker and The Hermit and The Cad and The Co-Ed, so I was expecting to do so in this book, but for me it had the perfect amount of funny moments and heart touching moments.
Any additional comments?
I’m getting more and more obsessed with the books of these two authors together. I love the development of the characters, the originality of the stories and that despite this is “sports-romance”, it doesn’t feel the “usual kind of sports-romance.
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