#Audiobook Review #Be My Reason by Brooklyn Taylor( Narrated by Avery Reid, Matthew Maddux) @Spectrum Audio

Description:

Wyatt Galloway has a lot of things going for him in his life, but a woman is not one of them. He is focused on his career as a sheriff, setting his goals high for promotion. He has zero intention of falling in love with a woman; that is until he meets Breigh. Sweetness and beauty are not something he normally falls for, but she has him weak in the knees despite his resistance.

Having had her heart broken, Breigh‘s sworn off men and wants to concentrate on being happy. Career-driven and busy, she doesn’t bother with a social life and has given up finding the fairy tale that she’d hoped for. Until she is in the right place at the wrong time.
Wyatt and Breigh: two people wanting love but insistent on not looking for it until they meet each other.
Will either of them let it in? Is it worth fighting for when someone tries to take it away? Can a person you fall for truly be the reason or just a season?

Genres:  Christian, Clean Romance, Women’s Fiction
EDITION Audiobook, Unabridged
ISBN 9798627194400
PRICE $17.46 (USD)
DURATION 7 Hours, 11 Minutes, 57 Seconds

Available from: Spectrum Audiobooks

My thoughts:

I really enjoyed this clean and wholesome romance. The protagonists repeated numerous times that everything happens in your life for a reason and perhaps this audiobook was exactly what I needed in these curious and uncertain times.

Deputy Sheriff Wyat Galloway is the strong and protective type of man who likes to notice and take care of the small things. He is hard-working, honest and thoughtful. One drawback: he isn’t looking for a girlfriend as he is concentrating on his career and making his dream of becoming a ranger come true. Wyatt comes from a wealthy family from Houston, Texas, but he would have known little love and affection were it not for his aunt Rhonda. His mother Virginia isn’t a maternal type, and the less is said about his father and his brother Cash, the better. When Wyatt told his parents about his career aspirations, his father cut all his links with his son. Everything Wyatt owns in his life he has earned through his hard work.

Sweet Breigh Foster hasn’t had much luck with her family either. Her mother died giving birth to her and Breigh’s father used losing his wife as an excuse for drinking and neglecting his daughter. luckily, Breigh has a wonderful grandmother who has taken good care of her and taught her all the right things in life. One of them is that God has a plan for everyone and all the people who come in our life come for a reason. Sometimes it is just for a season, sometimes it is for life. Breigh’s previous romantic relationship didn’t work out, so she decided to focus on work instead.

Wyatt and Breigh have so much in common, and yet, they both need to learn to trust each other and their own feelings. I couldn’t help, but admire Breigh’s choice of career- I won’t give it away, but she found her own way of helping people at the moment when they need support and reassurance. She is also a great friend who always puts her friends needs first. She also had to make some hard choices in this book, which required a lot of emotional maturity. Breigh and Wyatt’s relationship develops slowly and steadily over the course of the book, although I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that there is a fade-to-black scene where the characters take their relationship to the next level.

I thought the narrators did a great job- I never wanted to skip anything or listen at a faster rate. There is a lot of inherent repetition in the book content itself ( the characters value hard work, they respect and appreciate the role the elderly played in their life, they are looking for somebody special in their life, ‘the reason’), so even the easily distracted listener I tend to be could follow the narration easily. I absolutely adored Avery Reid in all the entirety of Breigh’s interactions with other characters in the book and I thought Matthew Maddux did a great job of bringing his strong and silent character of Wyatt to life.

Thank you to NetGalley and Spectrum Audiobooks for the DRC of this audiobook. All opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way.

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11 Comments

  1. I do love a sweet, clean Christian romance. I am thrilled that you are listening to audiobooks Toni. I love when there are two narrators to do both the male and female sections. Lovely review.

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    1. Thank you, Carla! It is nice not to have to skip any hot and steamy chapters😁 A great narrator can do wonders, but two great narrators is even better.
      I noticed that Edelweiss also has a very small selection of audiobooks 🤗

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