As you Wish by Isobel Starling

Audiobook #Review – As You Wish by Isobel Starling

Title:As You Wish

Series:Shatterproof Bond, Book 1

Author:Isobel Starling

This is the first ever audiobook review on EyesOnBooks! I am so happy to share this new milestone with you and today I’m reviewing As You Wish by Isobel Starling. Enjoy!

As You Wish By Isobel Starling – Book Blurb

One wedding, two best men, one hell of a love story!

Declan Ramsay’s brother Oliver was marrying Annabelle Aiken at a fairytale castle on the banks of Loch Ness in Scotland. The bride and groom decided that Annabelle’s gay younger brother would share the best man duties with Declan. Declan had never met the kid who was to be his joint best man. Sam Aiken was abroad, working as an interpreter and finishing his studies. He wouldn’t meet Declan until a few days before the wedding, so the best men communicated and planned their speech by email for more than a year.

But on meeting Sam Aiken, Declan is surprised to realize the kid isn’t a kid at all, but a tall, blond, and athletic young man. Declan is sure he’s straight, so he’s alarmed by the ferocious attraction he feels for Sam. And as the attraction is reciprocated, the events at Dunloch Castle change everything Declan has ever believed about himself.

But, is Samuel Aiken all that he appears to be?

Check out a sample of  “As You Wish” Narrated By Gary Furlong.



As You Wish by Isobel Starling
Story – This was a very interesting story to listen to. It is heavy on the sex, and I feel I should warn you about that because I have quite a few friends who shy away from that. I believe you should not shy away from a good story because it has some sex in it. As You Wish is an interesting tale with funny and light moments, darker, deep ones, some mystery, and lots of love intertwined in a an engaging series starter. Declan and Sam are great to read together. I loved that their relationship is built on an existing and very intimate friendship. And the circumstances in which they meet in real life were absolutely hilarious. I also liked that you could guess there was something not right with Sam, without being able to guess exactly what it was. Not sure if Sam is who I’ve pictured in that position, but the revelation wasn’t really out of place.

The Narration – Oh, I loved, listening to this story! Gary Furlong does a great job, although the styles of narration of audio books are something I need to get used to. I have not listened to too many, and I find myself expecting them to sound like bed time stories from childhood 😀 The more I listen, the more I get hooked to them though. And Declan sounded amazing!

If you want to try an audiobook, As You Wish by Isobel Starling is a great place to start.

About the Author

Born in Germany, Isobel Starling spent most of her twenty-year professional career making art in Ireland.  She relocated to the UK and, faced with the dreaded artist’s creative block, Isobel started to write and found she loved writing more than making art.

The Shatterproof Bond series is an Amazon Gay Romance bestseller.  Isobel has just completed her eleventh book and signed French and German and Italian, translation and publishing rights deals for the whole Shatterproof Bond series.  The As You Wish translation “Comme Vous Voudrez” is a best seller on Amazon France.  It was released in German in March 2017, and as an audiobook in May 2017.

Please sign up to my newsletter at

The following two tabs change content below.
Writer, traveler, coffee and book addict, and also founder of EyesOnBooks. I've loved books all my life and now they are a huge part of my work. I have been blogging for about twelve years and have worked as a PR and marketing consultant in the IT&C field before shifting all my focus to books and authors.

Leave a Reply