Unlocked

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The heart can lead you to dangerous places. Abandoned by the man she loves, with nothing more than sweet words and riddles for an explanation, Sophia Pearce felt like her life was crumbling before her eyes. And then they came for her. Now, things will never be the same.

Confronted with the truth about Sebastian's identity, she's thrust into a high stakes world beyond anything she could have imagined. A world that threatens much more than just ...

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Unlocked (The Alpha Group Trilogy, #3)

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Overview

The heart can lead you to dangerous places. Abandoned by the man she loves, with nothing more than sweet words and riddles for an explanation, Sophia Pearce felt like her life was crumbling before her eyes. And then they came for her. Now, things will never be the same.

Confronted with the truth about Sebastian's identity, she's thrust into a high stakes world beyond anything she could have imagined. A world that threatens much more than just her feelings. Sebastian's enemies will stop at nothing to get what they want, and they want her.

Their passion for one another consumes them, but as the danger mounts and loyalties are tested, Sophia must answer one simple question: what is she willing to risk for love?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452667867
  • Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/25/2014
  • Series: Alpha Group Series , #3
  • Format: MP3 on CD
  • Edition description: MP3 - Unabridged CD
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Maya Cross is the New York Times bestselling author of the Alpha Group series. When she's not writing, she's playing tennis, trawling her hometown of Sydney for new inspiration, and drinking too much coffee.

Carmen Rose is an award-winning, critically acclaimed British actress. She trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and enjoys regular work as an audiobook narrator of romance and erotica.

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  • Posted August 18, 2013

    My Rating: 4.5 out of 5 I received an e-copy from the author in

    My Rating: 4.5 out of 5

    I received an e-copy from the author in exchange for an honest review

    Intrigue, betrayal, and scorching sex...the final installment of The Alpha Group will keep you riveted.

    There's a lot more action in Unlocked than in the previous two installments as Sebastian's secrets are finally revealed. Sophia continues to prove that she's smart and capable enough to not only survive in this shadowy world, but to help Sebastian take a stand against enemies that seem to be coming from all directions.

    I loved that Unlocked splits between Sophia's and Sebastian's POV. Finally, we get to hear from the man himself and see the true depth of his emotions for Sophia. Plus getting a first-hand glimpse into his sexually dominant side? Talk about hot!!!

    Maya Cross's multiple plot threads and misdirection keeps you guessing who is exactly after the couple and what their motivation is. Just when I thought I had it figured out, there would be another twist to shatter my theory. The villain isn't the only mystery to finally be revealed in Unlocked. We are finally able to see to the heart of the mysterious Alpha Group and their mysterious leader. I have to admit, that I didn't see that one coming.

    Unlocked is a terrific quick read. The intrigue kept me turning the pages and I had it finished in a few hours. But you should read the prior two installments Locked and Lockout first. Unlocked is available now, so go get it!

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2013

    I Also Recommend:

    Great read, betrayal really grasps many different concepts in th

    Great read, betrayal really grasps many different concepts in this book. Would also def Recommend. Too crazy to live too beautiful to die by g.e

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 21, 2013

    Unlocked was a thrilling and satisfying conclusion to The Alpha

    Unlocked was a thrilling and satisfying conclusion to The Alpha Group series! Maya Cross wove a riveting tale full of suspense, danger, around a chemistry filled romance! Don't even get me started on the fiery HOT scenes that should come with a warning: WARNING: PANTIES MAY IGNITE UPON READING!!

    Unlocked takes us on a wild ride with the mystery behind Sebastian's group finally revealed, putting both Sophia and him in grave danger. Betrayals, revelations, and payback are all part of the final installment making it an addictive read!

    In the past two books, Sebastian was a mystery unfolding. In Locked (book 1) we didn't know much about Sebastian, other than how tempting and sinfully delicious he came off. We get more insight on him in Lockout (book 2) so I could better understand his need for secrecy and hesitancy for anything more that a casual relationship. In spite of that, Sebastian couldn't fight his growing attachment and powerful feelings for Sophia. In this final story we have his POV as well as Sophia's, in alternating chapters, and it was a treat to be in his head. I was privy to his intense feelings for Sophia, and I fell in love with him a little more. Plus, as an added bonus we get to see how his little "games" bring excitement to him just as much as they do Sophia and bringing her pleasure is such a high for him. Yes, please!

    In the past we only had Sophia's take on things and I didn't mind because I immediately connected with her from Locked on. She's a strong, intelligent, and resourceful woman. You won't find her making frustrating decisions that make you want to throw your kindle out the window (I'm looking at you, Anastasia Steele!). Sophia is far from unaffected, though. She's taken by Sebastian, head over heels, and after the last book she was shattered. Not to worry, though, these two can't keep their hands off each other! Best of all, Sophia was just plain fun. Even in the face of all the danger Sebastian and her face, she tries to look for the good, and keep a sense of humor. AND....she's always up for some naughty play! ;) Maya has a talent for writing some very highly charged sexual scenes filled with build up and payoff.

    Unlocked was an exciting, sexy ride (pun may be intended, lol!) complete with twists and turns and danger around every corner. I'm sad to say goodbye to the characters but I think this series ended perfectly. I can't wait to see what wicked delight Maya Cross has in store for us next!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2013

    Really enjoyed it - and be sure to sign up for her newsletter to

    Really enjoyed it - and be sure to sign up for her newsletter to get the alternate ending - it's kinda what I pictured happening....

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2013

    Ehh

    Book 3 was too unbelievable for me. Way far ferched without enough story development to make me believe. Not a book / series i would recommend but i'd give the author another try because i did enjoy books 1 and 2

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2013

    Just O.K.! Not as good as the first two books which were very ve

    Just O.K.! Not as good as the first two books which were very very good.What a let down!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2013

    Loved 'em

    Enjoyed all three books. Wish there were fourth one.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 22, 2013

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    Unlocked is the final book in The Alpha Group series by Maya Cro

    Unlocked is the final book in The Alpha Group series by Maya Cross and picks up where the second book in the series left off…..which was quite the cliffhanger. Well, let me say, the action and suspense in this third installment was the perfect ending to this intense trilogy!
    After the devastating breakup with Sebastian and the loss of her career, Sophia was trying to figure out what to do next.  Those plans were interrupted when she finds herself being kept hostage after being kidnapped from her home.  What could anyone possibly want from her?  Clearly this has to do with Sebastian and the secret life he was trying to save her from.  Does he know he has put her right in the middle of danger?  Will he come to her rescue?
    Sebastian will never forgive himself for getting his former love killed all those years ago.  Even though no one has ever blamed him for Liv’s death, he knows his life in the Alpha Group had to be somewhat responsible.  Now, getting the information that Sophia has been kidnapped, he refuses to let history repeat itself and will do whatever it takes to get Sophia back safe.  But the question is, will he be able to keep himself at a distance once he gets her back?  He must keep her safe, and if that means staying away as he had originally planned when he broke up with her, then that’s what he must do….no matter how much it breaks his heart.
    Sophia and Sebastian have more to overcome than either of them realize.  After getting Sophia back, and trying to keep her safe, they realize there’s no way they can deny what’s between them, and with a little faith and trust, they give their relationship another go.  Soon enough, they are thrust into more danger than ever before and it’s soon apparent that they only have each other to rely on.  Sebastian isn’t sure whom he can trust in the Alpha Group anymore.  With threats mounting against them and very little leads to go on, it’s clear they must go off the grid and try to solve who is behind the mess they are living.
    Whew!  This was the most intense, action packed story out of the series and I adored it!  It kept me on the edge of my seat the entire read and more than once I went into a nail biting frenzy.  We finally get to learn what the Alpha Group is all about and what Sebastian’s role is and it’s clear there are some heavy hitters in this group.  It’s pretty powerful and not something to be messed with.  Unfortunately, the threats seem to be coming from an insider.  The journey Sophia and Sebastian have to travel on to get to the bottom of things is INTENSE! The twists and turns were fantastic and holy hell…..the ending was a twist I never in a million years saw coming! Way to go, Maya! As always, Sophia is one kick ass heroine and she really showed just how strong she is in Unlocked.  What a gal! I feel like we were able to see a more vulnerable and a softer side to Sebastian, and it was a really nice change of pace and just added to the charm of his whole yummy package.  Oh, and speaking of yummy, even with their lives on the line, there were plenty of hot and sexy scenes.  Maya does sexy so well!  One of my favorite things about Unlocked was the dual POV.  It was a real treat to get into Sebastian’s head.
    Overall, I am so happy with the way Maya wrapped up this series. We got all the answers we have been waiting for with a whole lot of juicy suspense and action!  I loved it and I’m sure all of you Maya Cross fans will too.  Thank you, Maya, for a fantastic end to a fantastic series!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2013

    Alpha Males Rock!

    Loved rhe series!! A must read for anyone who loves an Alpha Male, and who doesn't!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2013

    Unlocked

    Amazing! After waiting for a minute for this book it did not disappoint! I HOPE there will be more!




    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2013

    I read Unlocked by Maya Cross. I recommend this book. This 3rd b

    I read Unlocked by Maya Cross. I recommend this book. This 3rd book of the Alpha Series is by far the best one. I do love the others, but there was do much depth in this one. Sophia has been drugged taken by someone. Sebastian has pretty much ended the relationship because he has secrets he won't tell her. Sebastian does retrieve her, but to keep her safe she is transported somewhere secret while the kidnappers are trying to be found. Secrets are told and kept. Many surprising things happen in this book and I don't want to spoil for other readers. It had a great ending to the series, but the author did write an alternate ending that is on her website. I love how the story developed and the ending that was chosen for the book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2013

    Grest conclusion to an awesome series!

    Thrilled to have been able to finally devour this book after the previous two novels. Cant wait to read more from this fantastic writer. Go team Maya!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2014

    Wow

    Loved it! It had excitement, romance, intrigue. Kept you guessing all the way

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2014

    Amazing

    This was an amazing trilogy from the begining to the end.

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  • Posted August 22, 2014

    I absolutly loved this series. Got to say I think I'm secretly i

    I absolutly loved this series. Got to say I think I'm secretly in love with Sebastian Lock. Mass props to Maya Cross. Can't wait to see what comes next.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2014

    Exciting trilogy

    Love it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2014

    Fantastic series

    Loved this series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2014

    A good read!!

    Loved it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2014

    Loved it!!!!!

    Perfect conclusion to the trilogy!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2014

    Great series

    I really enjoyed this series of books. I could not put them down and I read all three in four days they were that good. I loved Sebastians character. He had a lot a faults but he was a a great alpha male. I would certainly read more books by this author...well done.

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