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Coooper

Wasilla, AK, United States | Member Since 2009

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  • Big Sky Country

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Linda Lael Miller
    • Narrated By Jack Garrett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (246)
    Performance
    (210)
    Story
    (209)

    New York Times best-selling author Linda Lael Miller has earned a large and growing following for her wildly popular novels starring the Creeds and the McKettricks. As her many fans will attest, no one brings cowboys - and their affairs of the heart - to life in quite the way she does. With the author’s signature style, Big Sky Country delivers a scintillating tale that you will not want to miss.

    Maria says: "A Great Pay Back!"
    "SO - SO !!!"
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    What did you like best about Big Sky Country? What did you like least?

    I thought the overall story was a bit weak.and I kept wanting things to hurry along.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    No


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    I really don't think there is much insight in this story.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    When he did the voices he was pretty good, but the narrating was flat.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Days of Redemption: The Firsts, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By C. L. Quinn
    • Narrated By Pyper Down
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (46)
    Performance
    (44)
    Story
    (44)

    Life is what happens when you're making other plans. Boy did it! Lauren graduated top of her class, ready for her career in genetic research. But when she was presented with the opportunity to study the most amazing thing she'd ever seen, a virus that completely rewrites human DNA, altering someone to become a Vampire, she couldn't refuse. When she realized that the research society were actually the villains, that the Vampires were not evil, or undead, she helps them destroy the lab where she worked.

    CAROLYN says: "SHE DID IT AGAIN…… A NON-STOP LISTEN"
    "OMG ! HOW CAN ONE EVEN GET THROUGH"
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    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    A completely different narrator. I'm not sure how to get past the narration to listen to the story. I love CL Quinn's The Firsts books, but damn this narration was an abomination.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Pyper Down?

    At this point, anyone. It really is a travesty, especially with technology the way it is today not to be able to find a good narrator for this book. Ive listened to Pyper Down before, she's not great, not even close but I've able to get through these books fairly well - this one was awful.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Not sure, couldn't listen to it.


    Any additional comments?

    It is too bad that a good book/series was absolutely ruined by the narration. Also, there are certain listeners whose opinions and reviews I depend on to guide me to good books, and one of the reviewers for this one led me astray….too bad.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • All He Desires

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By C.C. Gibbs
    • Narrated By Elena Wolfe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (82)
    Performance
    (78)
    Story
    (78)

    Kate Hart and Dominic Knight's volatile love affair continues in the last book in the All or Nothing trilogy from C.C. Gibbs. Being tied down to just one woman was the last thing Dominic wanted. But from the moment he laid eyes on Kate, he couldn't deny his overwhelming desire for her or his need to possess her.

    joe says: "Excellent, different, excellent performance"
    "THIS WAS THE BEST OF THE THREE !!"
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this book to a friend that is interested in lots of hot sex, can withstand the ups and downs of life and rolling from one extreme feeling to the next, i.e., frustration, sadness, elations, and sighing moments.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The HEA ending.


    Have you listened to any of Elena Wolfe’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Only in this series & I thought she did a great job; hope to hear more from her.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I had many extreme reactions during this entire series. I did cry, laugh and stomp & swear, & sigh and squirm.


    Any additional comments?

    This series could have used a little more drama or suspense, but overall it was/is a keeper. I enjoyed this author and narrator, both of which I had not previously experienced.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • All He Needs

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By C.C. Gibbs
    • Narrated By Elena Wolfe
    Overall
    (117)
    Performance
    (113)
    Story
    (113)

    Brilliant. Wealthy. Powerful. Dominic Knight is one of the hottest tech developers in the world - and the most demanding lover Kate Hart has ever known. Whether in the boardroom or the bedroom, he is always in charge. But there is one thing he cannot control: Kate's fiery heart... As a master in her field, talented Kate surpassed Dominic's wildest expectations. As a woman of uncommon intelligence and beauty, she unlocked something deep within him.

    Eran says: "WHAT??? Didn't see that coming!"
    "THE PLOT THICKENS !!"
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    If you could sum up All He Needs in three words, what would they be?

    Extreme feelings evoked.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of All He Needs?

    Can't say without giving it away.


    Which character – as performed by Elena Wolfe – was your favorite?

    Katherine & Dominic


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I did have extreme reactions; I laughed, cried, got frustrated and wanted to let my inner child stomp her feet & scream obscenities to Dominic and hurl insults to Kate for "giving-in".


    Any additional comments?

    With all of that being said above, I very much enjoyed this series and I'm glad there were a few twists thrown in in this book. The plot of this entire series is a bit weak but not so much so as to stop me from listening and moving on to the next book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • All He Wants

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By C. C. Gibbs
    • Narrated By Elena Wolfe
    Overall
    (147)
    Performance
    (138)
    Story
    (138)

    Dominic Knight is one of the hottest tech developers in the world - and the most demanding lover Kate Hart has ever known. Whether in the boardroom or the bedroom, he is always in charge. But there is one thing he cannot control: Kate's fiery heart... As a master in her field, talented Kate surpassed Dominic's wildest expectations. As a woman of uncommon intelligence and beauty, she unlocked something deep within him.

    Yvette says: "INTELLIGENT AND EROTIC"
    "A BIT FRUSTRATING, BUT GOOD NONETHELESS"
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    Would you listen to All He Wants again? Why?

    NO. I enjoyed this book and the entire series, however, despite not wanting to stop listening and wanting to move on to the next book to "see what happens" the storyline was a bit predictable and there have only been a couple of books out of hundreds of audible books that I've listened to more than once. (I don't like watching movies I've previously seen either).


    What did you like best about this story?

    It kept me wanting to find out what was next for Katherine & Dominic.


    What does Elena Wolfe bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I thought she was a great performer. I never felt like she was just "reading" the story but I found myself immersed in it in a way only a good performer can do. I also liked her voice for Dominic. At first I thought it was not masculine enough, but quickly got used to it.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Not sure


    Any additional comments?

    Yes. In other reviews there were negative comments regarding Kate's immaturity. Come on folks, she's 22 in this series. Weren't we all a bit immature at that age. Also, there was 10 years difference between she and Dominic and the lack of worldliness was emphasized to contrast with Dominic's world class escapades, physical, mental & sexual. Yep, there were a couple of times I wanted to say "come one Kate - grow up", but if she had been "grown-up", sensible, mature, then there would not have been the stark contrast between H/H.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Blood Avenged: Sons of Navarus, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Gabrielle Bisset
    • Narrated By John Lazaro
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (56)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (55)

    Powerful and manipulative, Vasilije does as he pleases. A vampire beholden to no one, he takes what he desires, drinking deeply the pleasures this life has to offer. When one of his own is staked, Vasilije must travel to New Orleans to exact his revenge. There he meets Sasa, a beautiful woman who arouses him like no other has for centuries. Vasilije's need for vengeance is equaled only by his passion for her, but what he finds in his revenge is just the beginning....

    Angela says: "hummm ..... overall it was decent"
    "PRETTY GOOD !! OLD MIXED WITH NEW TAKE ON VAMPS"
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    Let me first start off by saying that I really enjoyed the narrator. I think he could have done a better job expressing different emotions; the anger, etc. was a bit on the flat side, but he does have the right kind of deep, sexy voice for this type of performance. Hope he picks up his game in the following stories.

    I thought the story was pretty good. My main complaint was the lack of character development; granted we got to know Vasilije and his background better as the story progressed, however, even that was a bit on the weak side. And, Sasa, well there was nothing, except the history with her mother and that she was an empath. I would have liked to have gotten to know her better and get more of a sense of who she was other than her mother's keeper. Maybe we'll hear more about her in the future.

    Overall, I liked it enough to download the next in the series. Hope we get to know Saint better. Also, I virtually never (with the exception of 3 out of hundreds) give 5's, rarely give 4's, so for me 3's don't mean it was bad.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Taken by Midnight: The Midnight Breed, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Lara Adrian
    • Narrated By Hillary Huber
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (615)
    Performance
    (414)
    Story
    (410)

    In the frozen Alaskan wilderness, former state trooper Jenna Darrow survives an unspeakable breach of body and soul. But with her narrow escape comes an even greater challenge. For strange changes are taking place within her, as she struggles to understand - and control - a new hunger. To do so, she will seek shelter in the Boston compound of the Order, an ancient race of vampire warriors whose very existence is shrouded in mystery.

    Candyce says: "loved it!"
    "TEAM JENNA & BROCK !!"
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    I loved Jenna & Brock's story, not too different from all the other couples' stories, but great just the same. They, like all the breed and breed mates thus far and, I'm sure, those in future stories deserve happiness.

    The stories/books just keep getting better and better.

    Thanks Lara Adrian & Hilary Huber for taking us to a realm and reality that can jettison us into a space beyond our own world where we can wile away some of the monotony of our mundane lives & venture into the world of intrigue that is far beyond what everyday life can offer, even if only for the duration of this series. Who doesn't want an alpha male who is uber protective, gentle, kind, sensitive and holds his female in utmost regard above all else.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Deeper Than Midnight: The Midnight Breed, Book 9

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Lara Adrian
    • Narrated By Hillary Huber
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (590)
    Performance
    (468)
    Story
    (467)

    At 18, Corinne Bishop was living a life of privilege as the adopted daughter of a wealthy family. Her world changed in an instant when she was stolen away by the malevolent vampire Dragos. After many years of captivity and torment, Corinne is rescued by the Order, a cadre of vampire warriors embroiled in a war against Dragos and his followers. Her innocence taken, Corinne has lost a piece of her heart as well. But assigned to safeguard her on her trip home is a formidable golden-eyed Breed male called Hunter.

    Ria Reader says: "ANOTHER GREAT ONE!!!"
    "WOW…END CAME TO A SCREECHING HALT !!"
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    I absolutely love this series and for the first time listening to a series I hoped that it just kept going, never ending…but, that said, this book #9 came to a too abrupt end. I was hoping, after having waited for Hunter & Corrine's story, that we'd get to be at least a few steps closer to an HEA ending, but alas, we don't know what's happening with them or with them & Nathan. Hoping that in future Books we'll get to find out; I really wanted to hear of Hunter & Corrine having an HEA. Call me a hopeless romantic, but they, of all people (Breed & Breed Mate) deserved it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • HeartMate: Celta, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Robin D. Owens
    • Narrated By Noah Michael Levine
    Overall
    (71)
    Performance
    (69)
    Story
    (68)

    All his life, Rand T’Ash has looked forward to meeting his HeartMate, with whom he could begin a family. Once a street tough, now a respected nobleman and artisan, he has crafted the perfect HeartGift, which, in the custom of the psychically gifted population of the planet Celta, is the way a man finds—and attracts—his wife… Danith Mallow is irresistibly drawn to the magnificent necklace on display in T’Ash’s shop, but she is wary of its creator, despite an overpowering attraction. In a world where everyone is defined by their psychic ability, Danith has little, placing her at the opposite end of the social spectrum from T’Ash. But T’Ash refuses to accept her rejection and sees it as a challenge instead. They are HeartMates, but can T’Ash persuade his beloved to accept her destiny by his side?

    Elizabeth says: "Finally!"
    "SOMEWHAT STILTED BUT CURIOUS PNR TWIST"
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    I agree with some of the reviews about NML's narration being stilted and seemingly unemotional but I must say that the voices and expressions of the various characters in this intriguing story are amazing, especially the female voices and drunken stuttering of Maggo (sp). As the story progressed NML's narration got better and in my estimation, the stiltedness was a description of who T'Ash was (is).

    I'm hoping that this story really is the beginning of a new & exciting series as this is a new author for me. RDO must have an amazing imagination and ability to not just write a PNR copy of the masters such as Donna Grant, J.R. Ward, Lara Adrian, etc.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Romancing the Billionaire: Billionaire Boys Club, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Jessica Clare
    • Narrated By Jillian Macie
    Overall
    (24)
    Performance
    (24)
    Story
    (24)

    Violet is Jonathan's weakness - he's still in love despite their volatile breakup a decade ago. But Violet's memories have a sharper edge. She has never forgiven him for abandoning her - or so she thought. When Jonathan's attentions turn seductive, she's in danger of falling for him all over again. And she can't help but wonder…. does he really want her, or just what she's hiding?

    Coooper says: "STORY OK ! NARRATION NOT !"
    "STORY OK ! NARRATION NOT !"
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    I liked the story ok, but the narration was a bit difficult to get through. If I had not already been following this series and like Jessica Clare, I would not have struggled through. The male and female voices were exactly the same in some of the narration and too close to the same to enjoy the difference in others. The same narrator was used for all of the books but she just didn't work this time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Just for Fun: Escape to New Zealand, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Rosalind James
    • Narrated By Claire Bocking
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (93)
    Performance
    (90)
    Story
    (89)

    Nic Wilkinson is a responsible, organized, disciplined rugby player at the top of his game. Emma Martens is a sometimes-scattered, often-emotional, and always-broke would-be designer with a big chip on her shoulder where Nic's concerned. They have no history together, except one perfect week. Nothing in common anymore, except the most important thing of all. Getting together again would be messy. Complicated. Scary. And, just maybe, worth every risk.

    Mom on the Run says: "Emotional and Lovely"
    "NOT AS GREAT AS 1-3, BUT REALLY GOOD JUST THE SAME"
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    The storyline was a bit predictable after Nick and Emma see each other again, but RJ does an outstanding job of portraying feelings and sentiment. Claire Bocking's narration/performance, better put, gets more amazing with each story. If she is ever replaced as the performer of RJ's books it will be a shame and betrayal.

    I loved that Nick was soft, gentle, considerate and kind as are all of the New Zealand Rugby players as depicted by the author; not at all a "big-headed famous sports player, like a lot of american football players seem to be.

    Nonetheless, I really liked the story and could listen to the accent and the words Kiwi's use for different things. Please give us the rest of the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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