4 stars adult - 18+ Audiobook Audiobook Month Book Dreamspinner Established Couple Gay Gay Heat Index High but not hopeless Homophobia Hurt/Abuse m/m Mary D Monthly Theme Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words) Part of a Series Scorching/high heat

Audiobook Month: Morning Report by Sue Brown Narrated by Aaron Pickering

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A decade on from their first kiss, Luke Murray is more in love with Simon every day. Running the Lost Cow ranch for Luke’s parents, they keep their heads down and get along with the locals, even if Luke is known for being a hothead. Then one day they discover the local store owners refuse to serve them. They’re bewildered until Luke’s mom tells them the new pastor has targeted the couple in his sermons. Suddenly Luke and Simon find themselves alienated from people they called friends, and their ranch comes under a series of attacks. As the town’s hatred and homophobia turns on them, Luke and Simon will face a critical choice: give in to the town’s demands and disappear, or stand and fight for themselves and their love

This is one couple I enjoy revisiting. After being together for a decade they are still deeply in love and hot and heavy. All the ranch hands know that when Luke and Simon are meeting for the Morning Report it’s a euphemism for sex. So perfect. Their life is disrupted when a new Pastor and his wife come to Town. I was surprised how quick a Town turns against them, not just some people it seems like everyone. Homophobia was lying just beneath the surface all the time. Sue Brown deals with this issue and family problems in an absorbing way.
I must admit it took me awhile to get used to Aaron Pickering’s narration. There was some characterisation but it seemed hit and miss. This brought my review down from 5 to 4 stars.

4 of stars out of 5

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2 replies on “Audiobook Month: Morning Report by Sue Brown Narrated by Aaron Pickering”

Thanks for the review! I haven’t listened to anything by Aaron Pickering yet. Too bad the characterization was hit or miss.

Thank you for the review. I haven’t read this Sue Brown book yet. I don’t think I’ve ever listened to anything by Aaron Pickering.

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