Saturday, January 5, 2019

Audiobook Review Tour: A Dance For Two by Colette Davison


Book Title: A Dance For Two

Author: Colette Davison

Publisher: Colette Davison/Independently published

Narrator: Neil MacFarlane

Release Date: December 6, 2018

Genre/s: Romance, LGBT

Heat Rating: 4 flames 

Length: 5 hours 33 minutes

The story stands-alone, but has a loosely linked sequel. An audiobook is in production for that.

A Dance For Two is a stepbrother romance with 'plenty of angst, love, attraction, lust and finally a HEA ending.'


Adam and Luc used to be close. At least they were before Luc distanced himself from Adam at fourteen, then eventually left home. Adam never got over the sting of betrayal, or the loss of his one-time best friend.

When Luc is invited back home to help get his parents’ failing dance school back on track, Adam isn’t sure he can cope with having his stepbrother back in his life. Especially when he discovers Luc’s decade old secret.

Luc left home because he was sure no one would understand that he had fallen in love with his stepbrother.

Convinced that the years of distance he has put between them will have erased his desire, Luc doesn’t hesitate to return home to help the business that means everything to his parents. Confronted by Adam once more, Luc’s past feelings re-awaken. But will revealing his true feelings to Adam heal the rift between them, or drive them even further apart?

***This novel contains explicit language and sex scenes between step-brothers***

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Listen to a sample on any of the above links or here on Soundcloud

Overall 3.75 Stars

One of my not so guilty (or hidden) pleasures are taboo books. There's just something about the genre that appeals to me. So, of course, I jumped at the chance to review this audiobook.

I liked Adam. He was selfless and talented and I loved that he stayed helping his parents when they needed him, even if he was sacrificing his dream of dancing and not just teaching. I completely understood why he was so angry with Luc, after how he acted when they were younger. I'm not entirely sure how to feel about Luc. I kind of felt bad for the fact that he cut himself off from his family when he was unable to deal with his feelings for Adam, but at the same time, the way he bullied Adam with his other friends when they were teenagers rubbed me the wrong way. He could've found a healthier outlet for his feelings without punishing Adam for just being himself. Plus, Luc was more than a bit pushy at first when they met again and while I'd generally be all over this kind of relationship, stepbrothers falling in love, I mean, in this case, something was missing. A more natural progression, probably. It just felt too sudden on Adam's part. Anyway, eventually they got it right and their relationship felt less forced than at first.

Re: the Narration: While Neil McFarlane's tone and accent are pleasant to listen to, I felt like it was almost too monotonous at times. There wasn't much distinction between the different voices and that made it difficult to determine who was who. Still, it was a relatively nice audiobook to listen to.

While not my favorite, it was still an entertaining story and narration.

About the Author 

Colette’s personal love story began at university, where she met her future husband. An evening of flirting, in the shadow of Lancaster castle, eventually led to a fairytale wedding. She’s enjoying her own ‘happy ever after’ in the north of England with her husband, two beautiful children and her writing.

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