Prequel to the Coveted series.
This is a fun novella about Nat and her brother. She comes home to find that someone has stolen her package. After tracking the theif down, she must complete a task for him to receive even more trinkets. With the help of her brother and Miles, she goes after her prize.
If you're looking for a cute intro to the Coveted series, a fun short-story and/or a quick treasure hunt, this is the book for you!
Audio Elan narrates this short-story. She uses several voices for different characters and really brings them to life. There were a few places where it was a bit hard to understand her immediately, but those were not overly troubling.
Envy Chronicles Book Four
Theo lands in the home of the Death Lady after being shot by Seattle. Selena manages to resurrect him with her secret crystal and brings him back to health. Along with her son Simon, friend Frank and mother-figure Vonnie, Selena and Theo get back to life as usual...until he learns about Selena's secret. Meanwhile, Lou makes his way to find Theo, and Remy and Ian mix in with other bounty hunters to hide her identity. This book takes the reader away from Envy and into the lives of residents of other areas, giving another perspective on the change.
Narration: Sebastian Fields narrates the series with fluidity and calm. He keeps the voices simple, yet distinctive.
If you're looking for a book about redemption, heartache and the love that gets you through it, this is the book for you.
Envy Chronicles Book Three.
Quent is bent on taking down his father, one of the leaders of the Strangers. Zoe seeks revenge against Raul Marck for the death of her family. Together the two set out to conquer their enemies and, in some respects, their pasts. When they reach their destination, Quent learns more about the mysterious Cult of Atlantis and what that really means for the new world.
Narration: Sebastian Fields narrates the series with an amazing consistency. His voices are distinguishable throughout the series and completely recognizable. Each character has a personality and history.
If you're looking for a story with adventure, zombie-like creatures, and lost civilization mythology this is the book for you!
Envy Chronicles Book Two
Simon and Sage must go to Sage's homeplace to find information left behind by Remington Truth. The catch, Falling Creek is a settlement bent on repopulating the devastated world by strict breeding policies. Sage must be married to return and avoid being thrust upon some man with who-knows-how-many other wives. During their stay, Simon reveals that he gained a power in the Sedona caves as well. Sage also discovers his past when a Stranger recognizes him from the past.
Narration: Sebastian Fields does wonders with accents and dialects. He employs a reading narration utilizing accents instead of an acting narration with different voices.
If you're looking for a story with action, fun awkwardness, a bit of angst and love, this is the book for you!
Envy Chronicles Book One.
Dr. Elliot Drake, Wyatt, Quent Fielding, Simon Japp and Bruno "Fence" Washington were in a cave in Sedona when the world as they knew it changed. One moment, Elliot, Wyatt and Quent were caving with their guides Lenny and Fence, the next 50 years had passed and they woke up with special abilities. Now they must traverse a land teeming with Gangas (a version of the Chinese Jiangshi). While searching for answers the group comes upon some teens being attacked by the Gangas and rescues them. The teens lead them to Envy, where Elliot and his friends heard they could find said answers.
Sebastian Fields narrates the story in a steady cadence. He distinguishes voices a bit, but not too much. He does not try to imitate a woman's voice by raising the pitch of his, which makes this more of a reading than acting narration.
If you're looking for a story with zombie-like creatures without the brain-eating and gore, this is the book for you!
Book Two in the Color of Heaven series.
This is the story of Kate Worthington and Ryan Hamilton. Kate deals with a teen pregnancy, while Ryan in involved in a teen drunk driving accident. Both later become successful in their field of choice and learn from their mistakes.
If you're looking for a hard-hitting story of love, loss and new hope, this is the story for you.
Book One in the Color of Heaven Series.
This is Sophie Duncan's story. She goes through several heart-wrenching situations that most of us have seen, if not experienced ourselves. The writing style is extremely true-to-life and doesn't pull punches.
If you're looking for an emotional story that shows life can be both terrible and wonderful at the same time, this is the book for you!
Jennifer O'Donnell narrates the story with occasional voice imitations, but most of the story is told from Sophie's POV. Her soft, breathy voice lends a realness to her character that would be lost from a more straightforward narrator.
"Hope Lives Forever."
This book is a standalone novel about a woman running from her past. She thinks she has finally gotten away when Blake Windsor comes along. After an attempted attack they're on the run and learn things about each others' past.
The narrator managed to capture the feel of the story without being over-dramatic. Her laid back presentation worked with the characters' personalities, without being dull.
The story is suspenseful and romantic. If you're looking for a great story about overcoming past mistakes, this is the one for you!
Book 3 of the Divergent Trilogy.
Tris, Four and their friends leave the city where they have lived their entire lives to hopefully find peace. When they are pulled into another conflict, they must choose how they will live with their new reality.
If you are looking for a happy-go-lucky, peaceful ending to this trilogy - look somewhere else. This book is for the Dauntless in our world who look for an action-filled conclusion where nothing will ever be the same again.
Switching to both Tris and Tobias's perspectives was a fantastic choice for this story. Both narrators filled their roles spectacularly. They showed emotion in the right places and nothing when that was called for.
This is Iain and Annie's story. Iain is the eldest MacKinnon brother. He is forced into service in the British army by William Wentworth - one of his family's greatest enemies. When he comes across Annie in the forest, he saves her from certain death against his orders. Thus begins a romance to write home about.
Audio notes - Kaleo Griffith is a god. His use of accents is wonderful and while he differentiates between men and women, he does not try to sound like a woman.
If you're looking for a well-written, fantastically narrated story about love amongst war, this is the book for you.
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