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Sounds of Love (Senses and Sensations #1)

3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  689 Ratings  ·  115 Reviews
What does love sound like? If you hear it, will you heed its call?

Police officer Jordan Waters is recovering from a shooting by moving to a new apartment in a new town and taking a new job. In other words, he’s lonely. His first instinct is to relieve his anxiety through uncomplicated sex—until he meets a man so far out of his league and experience that he stumbles for the
ebook, 220 pages
Published March 19th 2012 by Dreamspinner Press
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Re-read March 2017 An old romantic favorite.

Tina K, you know me so well! I fucking loved this book! It featured a hot Alpha cop, but it really was a love story more than anything. It was incredibly romantic and I loved how sweet and sappy the two MCs were with each other. The secondary characters were a fabulous addition and I'm so excited that at least one of them has their own story out already A Luminous Touch which I haven't had a chance to read yet but just moved WAY up my reading list. I'm
3.5 stars. Very romantic story of emotionally detached and forthright cop Jordan, who has transferred to a new town to recover from a shooting. He meets Sebastian, a deaf volunteer policeman, who is very open and full of life.

The instant attraction and lust between Jordan and Sebastian could melt the paint off the walls. I'm a big fan of these intense love stories, with lots of talking and kisses that last for several pages. Be warned. The foreplay in this story lasts a LONG TIME! Jordan and Se
Mandy*reads obsessively*
Ok, first I have to say I don't know why, but I imagined a whole diffferent kind of book than this turned out to be.
It was a nice story, sweet and some funny moments, mostly from Bro, Sebastian's brother!
There are no big misunderstandings or external meddling to distract form Jordan and Sebastian's developing relationship, which is slow to start, and they don't jump into bed right away, which was good!
But, my biggest niggles were Jordan, who in the first few pages makes a point to describe
♥Laddie♥ (Lee Lee)
2...3...2 1/2...3...2 3/4

Jordan, a tattooed up loner and bad boy cop, was a NYC detective until he gets shot on the job. The perp got the drop on him and Jordan caught a round to the shoulder blade. He finds himself in a lonely hospital bed, reevaluating his life. Jordan up and moves to Washington D.C. where he starts over in the police department there.

Over at his new bear of a partner's house for poker night, Jordan meets Sebastian. Sebastian is a deaf, sunny and beautiful volunteer cop. H
Feb 24, 2012 V rated it really liked it
If you are looking for action, fantastic witty story line, and great expectations that this book will blow you away, I'm afraid you won't find it here.
But, If you are looking for just a nice story, not angst, about 2 guys falling in love ..then this is for you.
For me, it was pretty lovely indeed.
although, I have one complain about the cover,the two guys on the book cover are too young, and it would have been nice is would resemble more the two main characters from the story,just a small detai

I was so very disappointed in Sounds of Love I feel like crying. I wanted to like it so much, based on the blurb and that very pretty cover but in the end, it just did not work for me. Mostly it all comes down to one of the MC’s annoying the crap out of me. So whenever he opened his mouth, or rambled on internally I pitched a fit.

Jordan Waters is a cop and he has just moved to a new city after suffering a gunshot wound. He has new partner in the fraud
Oct 29, 2014 Susan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mm
This book was recommended to me by Gigi. Thank you for this!

I loved it. I have no idea if this book is very authentic with the way it deals with Sebastian’s deafness. At times I wondered if it wasn’t all a bit too easy. It didn’t feel like a hindrance for the MC’s at all. And perhaps this is true, I wouldn’t know. I still enjoyed the heck out of this one.

This is a book about Jordan, a cocky police officer. He has set his eyes on police volunteer Sebastian. Once these two meet for the first time
Nikyta *Miss Forgetful*
I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed this book. When it first came out, the cover kept catching my attention but I never picked it up. When I started reading, however, I was so enamored with the writing, Jordan's voice and the fact one character has a disability that I was immediately drawn into the story and didn't want to put it down.

What one needs to know, however, is that this is a slow-burn book. There are sporadic scenes of suspense but otherwise it is filled with sexual tens
Aug 18, 2012 T.J. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I adored this book. Some might see the prose as extraordinarily flowery, but it never crossed that line for me. Wonderful read.

Sounds of Love is the first book I’ve read by Susan Laine and it definitely won’t be my last! I loved the fast-paced storyline and the strong emotional bond between the two main heroes. When I started this book last night, I had intentions of reading a few chapters and finishing it the next morning. Wrong! Once I started Sounds of Love I was immediately drawn into the lives of these very interesting and likeable characters, and I wasn’t able to put the book
Characters with enough experience to know who they are and what they want. An MM romance that is erotic, heartwarming and funny. I loved it!

Jordan is a detective who knows what he wants. He is loud and out, unapologetic about his sexual prowess and is used to getting any man he wants. When he meets the angelic-looking Sebastian at poker night, his interest is triggered. I loved Jordan's aggressive pursuit of Sebastian - a beautiful disabled volunteer police officer. Sebastian is mischievous, swe
I really don't know what I expected from this story. I liked Jordan for the most part, however, really got tired of the inner dialogue, there was just too much that it became annoying and I started skimming some of it. I think if the author had also given us the same from Sebastian it would have balanced it out much better. While this was an insta-love, I did enjoy how the author put them together and didn't have them jumping into bed within the first couple of pages. There was no conflict, no a ...more
Trisha Harrington
I fell in love with this book and both of these characters. Jordan and Sebastian were just so amazing together and I cannot believe it took me so long to read this book. I cannot wait to read the sequel :)
Lilli *slowest reader ever*
Going by the blurb this seems to be a story about grown men. Looking then at the cover I'm confused. I mean, really pretty people on the cover but at least in my imagination that I got from reading the blurb they so do not fit. Just my 2 cents.
That was lovely, a real feel good read. I like Jordan's voice and Sebastian, adore Bro and would love to read more about Jack and Kevin :)
This is one of those books that I really had mixed reactions about which totally surprised me as I had seen quite high ratings and reviews from my GR friends plus found the blurb really appealing.

I actually struggled to engage with the story for about the first 50%. So what didn't I enjoy? I'm not sure if I totally liked the first person POV. I think I actually got a little sick of Jordan's voice. Jordan seemed all over the place, flitting from thought to thought. He could be in the middle of a
Lena Polskaia
Apr 08, 2015 Lena Polskaia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mm-romance, handicap
Je n'ai que moyennement apprécié les précédents romans de l'auteur, et les premiers avis sur celui ci n'étaient pas dithyrambiques, mais bon, je suis curieuse, et je ne résiste que très rarement à la tentation d'un nouveau roman MM de DSP (bon, jamais, en fait !) . Et je suis contente d'avoir cédé à l'appel des sirènes une fois de plus, parce que je me suis bien amusée.
Certes, le fond de l'histoire est un peu léger, et l'intrigue (si, si , il y en a une, mauvaises langues !) tient sur le dos d'
Feb 21, 2012 Mirka rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fbi-pi-police
Sometimes with policemen as MCs, we get a lot of plot and some romance thrown in between. Here, our two heroes could've been florists and it wouldn't have made a difference, because this book concentrated mainly on their relationship (yeah, I guess the whole message about family got through better with all of them being tough men from the force) I really didn't mind though. I loved the pace and intensity of them getting together plus Sebastian's handicap made it all even more interesting. All th ...more
Mar 19, 2012 Shaz rated it really liked it
Recommended to Shaz by: Tj
This is one of those books that I have put of reading for whatever reading. I think the cover threw me, as both the guys there look very young. But in the book they aren't that young. Our tattooed MC is actually in his early thirties... so I shouldn't have paid attention to the cover!

I'm glad I finally got around to reading it though. It's a sweet and romantic tale, with characters that aren't perfect. And while there are some bits that did niggle a little...the time frames seem a bit inconsiste
Apr 11, 2013 Alina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nice and sweet story with very little angst, just as I love it ))
I'm a Jordan girl all the way, but I like Sebastian a great deal. Their relationship development was so touching <3

I may be in the minority, but I didn't really care for Jack and Bro. Bro's fun in small doses, but I'm not all that interesten in teenager/very young adult characters. And Jack's not my type of character at all, plus I didn't like how it was stressed he's so much hotter/taller/better than Jordan. I liked Kevin a lot
Page Crusherz
Mar 24, 2012 Page Crusherz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Very cute, sexy read. Deaf police volunteer who is super hot and a cop who needs to learn how to love. Couldn't put it down! Just what I wanted! One niggling point- short fragmented sentences really annoyed me. I think they were to show some fragmented thoughts, but it was a little to get over in the beginning. It definitely was a non issue as I got into the story.
I really enjoyed this book. It was a light read and it was also smoking HOT!!! I loved Sebastian's and Jordan's romance and their relationships with their brothers Jack and Bro. Kevin was also cool character and the ending was just perfect... almost too sweet! ;D

My first book from this author and I have to say I'm impressed. I'm also delighted to read somehing written by other Finn. ;DD ^^
3.5 stars
I was immediately hooked to this story. The way Jordan is attracted to Sebastian, how they 'play' with words and how they tease each other. Yeah, I liked them. Add the 'trouble' with Bas' brother and it was just a good story. Not too angsty, not 'Hi, I'm... let's jump in bed and have sex'.
Apr 21, 2015 Sandra rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
molto bello,tenero,romantico,commovente.bella storia e buoni personaggi.
questa autrice non mi aveva molto convinta nei libri precedendi ma questo mi ha sorpreso positivamente
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Giunto in quella città in seguito ad una sparatoria di cui è stato vittima, Jordan Waters sa quanto sia difficile ricominciare da zero in una nuova città, in un nuovo appartamento, in un altro dipartimento con un nuovo partner, soprattutto se questo partner è l'esatto opposto di ogni immagine scaturita dal suono del suo nome: Kevin Thompson, un uomo dall'aria trasandata, una barba mal rasata e due occhi grigi come l'acciaio.
Jordan, o Jordy per Kevin come
May 10, 2012 ManOhMan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Feb 13, 2013 Sophia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved the idea of this story when I read the blurb and I had already enjoyed a different book by the author. There is just something heroic about a person with disabilities making their way independently in the world and doing it in such a way that he is also a wonderful romance hero to a man that as a cop he is generally thought of the one as rescuer and not rescuee.

Jordan Waters has recently moved to DC and transferred from robbery/homicide to fraud division after a near fatal shooting. He i
Jan 04, 2017 Anja rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Große Gefühle sind für den smarten Polizisten Jordan eher ein Fremdwort. Für gewöhnlich sind seine Partner eher für das kurze Vergnügen an seiner Seite. Doch als er den tauben Sebastian kennenlernt, ändert sich alles. Von einem Augenblick auf den nächsten ist er von dem jungen Mann fasziniert und möchte ihm näherkommen. Doch ist das auch im Sinne von Sebastian?

Eine gefühlvolle Romanze beginnt, die sich zwischen Aufregung und Dramatik bewegt und so den Leser ganz gefangen nimmt.

Im Fokus des Gesch
Pamela Su
An interesting story but my enjoyment was marred by tropes that do not appeal.

For the most part, I enjoyed it. If I don't look too deep, it's a nice way to pass a few hours.

Jordan is a guy whose emotions are kept under tight control. Or so we are told. I don't see many instances of it as his control flew out the window ever since he met Sebastian. The only time I could see something along the lines of that was that thing with his brother, Jack.

I like Sebastian. He has a strong spirit and doesn't
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