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Linda

Nurse, mom, loved to read....but now I love to listen. When I retire I hope to hear waves crashing in 1 ear and audible in the other!

Tuscaloosa, AL, United States | Member Since 2012

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  • 224 reviews
  • 225 ratings
  • 1 titles in library
  • 70 purchased in 2014
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  • Fever: The Breathless Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Maya Banks
    • Narrated By Adam Paul
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (661)
    Performance
    (607)
    Story
    (613)

    Jace Crestwell, Ash McIntyre, and Gabe Hamilton have been best friends and successful business partners for years. They’re powerful, they’re imposing, they’re irresistibly sexy, and Jace and Ash share everything - including their women. When they meet Bethany, Jace begins to feel things he’s never experienced before: jealousy and a powerful obsession that threatens him, overwhelms him - and excites him beyond control. Jace isn’t sharing Bethany - with anyone. He’s determined to be the only man in her life, and it’s jeopardizing a lifelong friendship with Ash.

    Leesa says: "Modern day Cinderella story with a touch of BDSM"
    "Better then Rush...."
    Overall
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    If you could sum up Fever in three words, what would they be?

    Sex, Control and the usual happy ending...


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Fever?

    probably all the sex. there was alot!


    Did Adam Paul do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    He did a better job this time, he will make a good Ash....


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes...


    Any additional comments?

    This is a trilogy and I am anxious to see what is in store for Ash....

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Reviving Izabel: In the Company of Killers, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By J.A. Redmerski
    • Narrated By Stephen Bel Davies, Kate Reinders
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (56)
    Performance
    (53)
    Story
    (52)

    Determined to live a dark life in the company of the assassin who freed her from bondage, Sarai sets out on her own to settle a score with an evil sadist. Unskilled and untrained in the art of killing, the events that unfold leave her hanging precariously on the edge of death when nothing goes as planned. Sarai's reckless choices send her on a path she knows she can never turn back from and so she presents Victor with an ultimatum: Help her become more like him and give her a fighting chance, or she'll do it alone no matter the consequences.

    kimbacaffeinate says: "edge of your seat tale laced with drama, heat and"
    "If you haven't met Victor Faust..do it now!"
    Overall
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    Story

    This is book 2 of In the Company of Killers, it was better than the first and #1 was very good. These characters are assassins and along with murder comes romance and intrigue.
    The writing is wonderful, one of those stories that you can picture in your mind. The narration is good and will grow on you, I kind of like them now. #3 looks great and ready to download now!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Fury of Seduction: Dragonfury, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Coreene Callahan
    • Narrated By Benjamin L. Darcie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (666)
    Performance
    (614)
    Story
    (622)

    New to the Nightfury pack, dragon-shifter Mac cannot understand the bond between his brothers-in-arms and their human mates - until the moment he spies Tania and the energy bond between them blazes to life. Driven by a primal instinct, Mac will stop at nothing to find Tania, to keep her safe, to possess her. He has no time to waste: Ivar, leader of the rival Razorbacks, hunts her, hungry for a new high-energy pawn with which to destroy the human race. Caught between the warring factions, Tania finds herself immersed in a world she never knew existed - and bound by a love stronger than time.

    Dresden Parsons says: "Female Character TSTL"
    "The stories are getting better...."
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    The stories are getting better, the narration not so much. I almost gave up on this series but bought #3 and #4 on sale and I enjoyed this listen more than the first 2. I am looking forward to #4, the story of Wick which I think is going to be good just knowing the little I do about him. This is the night fury series and is about dragons and of course they are all hot and sexy and find their true mates with a little action in between. This story has a bit of a cliff hanger that will want you to continue on.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Submissive Beauty

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Eliza Gayle
    • Narrated By Nina Burns
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (65)
    Performance
    (59)
    Story
    (59)

    Eager to understand her secret desires, Gabrielle enters "The Sanctuary." Inside she's immediately torn between fear of the unknown and a craving to learn more, until the lights dim. From the first sound of Thomas' calm and controlled voice, she is mesmerized. With an underlying need in her emotional spirit that requires more control, she is easily seduced into a world of dominance and submission.

    Lia says: "Awesome story"
    "Steamy, sexy and oh so erotic!"
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    It may not be realistic but it will blow your fantasies out of the water! If you like sexually explicit listens this will make the top of your list! The narration was ok and the story far from realistic but if you are in the mood for erotica I think you just might enjoy this.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Knight and Play: Knight Series, #1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Kitty French
    • Narrated By Claire Wexford
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (157)
    Performance
    (148)
    Story
    (149)

    CEO of Knight, Inc., Lucien Knight is catch-your-breath gorgeous and damaged by his troubled past in Norway. All grown up and relocated to London, he's built his empire of adult clubs from the ground up to become the gorgeous patron saint of the sex industry. No one knows the dark childhood secrets that have given Lucien a backbone of steel and a heart encased in ice.

    E says: "A wasted credit"
    "I loved this book but....."
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    Story

    Whew! What a steamy, sexy, erotic listen and I really liked the story but....the narrator sounded like the evil granny on SpongeBob Squarepants! If you can overlook this then you may enjoy. I haven't looked but I hope there is a different narrator for books 2 & 3 because I plan to continue on.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • The Drowning Guard: A Novel of the Ottoman Empire

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Linda Lafferty
    • Narrated By Suzanne Cypress
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (18)
    Performance
    (17)
    Story
    (17)

    In a gender reversal of Scheherazade in The Arabian Nights: Tales from a 1,001 Nights, Ottoman princess Esma Sultan seduces a different Christian lover each night, only to have him drowned in the morning. The Sultaness's true passion burns only for the Christian-born soldier charged with carrying out her brutal nightly death sentence: her drowning guard, Ivan Postivich.

    laura says: "Not for me"
    "They're on the sale list for a reason..."
    Overall
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    Story

    I did not learn one thing about the Ottoman Empire and it wasn't much of a romance either. The first 10 hours killed me and the last 8 minutes were fair! I am going to stick with authors I know when a sale pops up.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Proposition: The Ferro Family (Volume 1)

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 58 mins)
    • By H.M. Ward
    • Narrated By Kitty Bang
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (34)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (30)

    His dark hair, bright eyes, and cocky grin look just the way I remembered. The last time I saw Bryan's Ferro's beautiful body, he was naked and shimmering with sweat. This time he's wearing a tux and a wicked smirk that makes my heart beat too fast. It's been so long since I've seen him, the moment feels supercharged. But, the words that fall out of his mouth aren't what I expect and shock me to the core.

    Linda says: "I planned to revolt but....."
    "I planned to revolt but....."
    Overall
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    Story

    I said I wasn't going to buy these teasers but after The Proposition #1 I am hooked so don't buy it if you are revolting against the mini book like I was! It starts off slow, I was happy because my revolt was going to play out but by the end my earbuds were steaming! I can't help it I am an erotica junkie!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • This Side of the Grave: Night Huntress, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Jeaniene Frost
    • Narrated By Tavia Gilbert
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2830)
    Performance
    (2082)
    Story
    (2089)

    Half-vampire Cat Crawfield and her vampire husband, Bones, have fought for their lives, as well as for their relationship. But just when they’ve triumphed over the latest battle, Cat’s new and unexpected abilities threaten to upset a long-standing balance.

    With the mysterious disappearance of vampires, rumors abound that a species war is brewing. A zealot is inciting tensions between the vampires and ghouls, and if these two powerful groups clash, innocent mortals could become collateral damage.

    Carlie says: "LOVE THIS SERIES"
    "What's not to love!"
    Overall
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    Story

    Another adventure with Cat and Bones, not quite as good as some of their previous ones but a nice surprise in the end! I will listen as long as they keep coming! I love Cat and Bones and I love the narrator too, she makes these characters and it would not be the same without her. Plus...Cat and Bones have a great sex life!!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Carrie's Story: An Erotic S/M Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Molly Weatherfield
    • Narrated By Shana Savage
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (73)
    Performance
    (66)
    Story
    (66)

    Imagine The Story of O starring a Berkeley Ph.D. in comparative literature, who moonlights as a bike messenger, with a penchant for irony, self-analysis and as well as anal pleasures. Set in both San Francisco and the more chateau-friendly, Napa Valley, Weatherfield's deliciously decadent novel takes you on a sexually explicit journey into a netherworld of slave auctions, training regimes, enticing "ponies", (people) preening for dressage competitions. Desire runs rampant in this story of uncompromising mastery.

    Kimberly says: "It Doesn't Get any Hotter than this!"
    "Romance it is not!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    This story is the educating of a sex slave, not very romantic, but for Carrie who chose this life it was. I was enlightened and I really do wonder does this happen outside of books. The narration was fine, she had a very "husky" voice suited for sexual scenes and portrayed Carrie as intelligent, witty and well-spoken.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Those Who Wish Me Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Michael Koryta
    • Narrated By Robert Petkoff
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (99)
    Performance
    (93)
    Story
    (92)

    When 13-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a brutal murder, he's plunged into a new life, issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens. The plan is to get Jace off the grid while police find the two killers. The result is the start of a nightmare. The killers, known as the Blackwell Brothers, are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him.

    Janice says: "Fire on the Mountain"
    "A story of survival in the mountains."
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    This book has a lot of surprises and a unique look at how to survive in the mountains, you may actually learn a few things. The narrator was fantastic, I love him!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Saint: The Original Sinners, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Tiffany Reisz
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Hart
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (21)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (21)

    Rebellious, green-eyed Eleanor never met a rule she didn't want to break. Sick of her mother's zealotry and the confines of Catholic school, she declares that she'll never go to church again. But her first glimpse of beautiful, magnetic Father Marcus Stearns - Søren to her and only her - and his lust-worthy Italian motorcycle is an epiphany. Eleanor is consumed, yet even she knows that being in love with a priest can't be right. But when one desperate mistake nearly costs Eleanor everything, it is Søren who steps in to save her.

    Wendy says: "Ms Reisz keeps getting better"
    "The education of Nora!"
    Overall
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    Story

    If you love Nora as much as I do, you will love her more after listening to The Saint. It is her beginning...you will laugh and cry and hold your breath at times. This is Nora and Soren from the start and it is so good!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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