Cassandra Chamberlain has always stood out. It's hard not to at 6'1" and 165 pounds, with jet black hair and sapphire blue eyes. And if that isn't enough, she is also brilliant, graduating from Harvard at 15, teaching at MIT at 19, and up for the prestigious Magellan Award at 25. She's never really fit in. Not with her peers, not with her contemporaries, only with her family. But everything changes when the Earth is attacked, and Cassandra and her niece, Victoria, are the only survivors. Suddenly the smartest woman on the planet has to relearn everything.
OMG, I cannot believe this is the author of Grim. This book was really horrible; and the long annoying pauses between chapters leads you to believe (each and everytime) something is wrong with the recording (sort of as if the book automatically paused). Uninteresting, could have skipped several chapters without noticing. I couldn't get past chapter 23 (even over several days of trying). Not to mention, there's no emotion in the narration, especially with Cassie's character (like reading a newspaper - the obituary portion). Seriously, save your money and try another of MK's books. If you are a 1st time listener of MK's books, DO NOT start with this one!
Dr. Tala Matapang thought the most challenging part about getting kidnapped by slavers from another planet would be escaping, not butting heads with the obstinate Star Guardian captain who rescued her. She’s been working in his sick bay, and it's refreshing not having to deal with the politics and bureaucracy she faced as a surgeon back home, but Captain Sagitta is as infuriating as he is handsome.
Sorry, I just couldn't get past the first 2 chapters. It was totally borning not to mention made no sense. I want my credit back.
Being dragged through a mirror, naked and screaming, onto an extraterrestrial ship was bad. Finding out I had been sold to a huge alien male who looks like the devil was worse. But learning he wanted to trade me to an intergalactic petting zoo was the worst of all! Now I'm whizzing through the galaxy with a robot butler, a trio of nib-nibs (they're like tiny green monkeys), and one huge, muscular, and very grumpy alien.
OMG, this bitch is the worst example of a female. (I'm totally emotional, I never swear during reviews). Seriously, Zoe is the stupidest bitch ever (and I've purchased over 1,200 audio books). Really made me ashamed to be a woman; she was more of a child in her behaviors and thought processes than an adult female (and no, she was not young, she's well mature). Though, the author tried to make her appear to be strong and determined (which any child or animal can be and are.... strong and determined).
Examples: a creepy man is walking backwards with something in his hand.... what does she do? Why follow him of course (Her character's personality ruined a good book). You know who I am referring to, the character in the horror movie who hears a strange noise where noises shouldn't be... and she goes to look. Then, she sees something weird that moves in her periphery, what does she do? You've guessed it, she goes closer to take a look see. Next, she sees a strange man (a man she deemed creepy) and walks up to him volunteering information, and let's him lead her down a dark alley.
I just can't. What pissed me off even more than these, examples (there are much much more examples of her dumb ass), is that the book was really good had it not been for this embarrassment of a female. The book's really funny, sizzlingly hot, adventurous, interesting, and addicting. If you can get past this dumb bitch, you will love it. Her ridiculous behavior and thought processes caused the book to lose 2 stars.
Bloodlust and insanity rule my existence. As a fierce drakoni warrior, this strange new world I find myself in eats at my mind until there is nothing left. There is no light or clarity...until she arrives. I save her life, plucking her from the sky. From that point on, she is mine. But the human I have chosen for my mate - Sasha - is fragile and wounded. She does not trust me and fears my presence. I will not give up, though. I will do anything to give her my fires and bond us both in body and spirit.
This book is a totally waste of time. There is nothing that keeps or even grabs your interest. A total snooze fest; most excitement was in the last chapter and a half )! Wow, what a disappointment. Not even worth providing any details or summary of the characters or plot.
You'd think being abducted by aliens would be the worst thing that could happen to me. And you'd be wrong. Because now, the aliens are having ship trouble, and they've left their cargo of human women - including me - on an ice planet. And the only native inhabitant I've met? He's big, horned, blue, and really, really has a thing for me....
I am totally hooked! I absolutely love the book and the narrator. However, there are a few ridiculous parts, like being attracted to someone with horns, a tail, and "weird" junk..... Sounds like bestiality... but OK (Sometimes you have to take the bad with the good). Therefore, you have to make an effort to overlook that piece of info. My other complaint, is I wish it had at least 2 more hours in length; five hours is just not enough. I've never wasted my credit on a book that is less than seven hours. I also refuse to purchase any series until book 2 has been released, especially those cliff hanging bastards (I cannot stand the wait; therefore, I rely heavily on reviews to warn me off) . That said, this book is really really good and an addicting read. Well worth the credit.
Songwriter Dylan McCoy has been burned. By her boyfriend she found in her bed...with someone else. By the contract she signed that obligates her to work with him until the songs for his new album are complete. By her agent when she asked Dylan to keep their breakup on the down-low. When she finds herself in Sunnyville, she refuses to let her new roommate burn her too. Still...a rebound has never looked so good.
As usual, these 2 narrators 'make' the book. In other words, Andi Arndt and S. York, can make shit smell good. This book was not spectacular; it seems it skipped thru parts that should have been described in detail (more along the lines of skimming) . I would say just a tad lacking and predictable. But, thanks to the narrators, you have to pay close attention in order catch these short falls. Predictability: Hero and Heroine starts their relationship with with an understanding of no strings attached; one or both are 'damaged or heart broken, ' they slit for a while but in the end, they discover they love each other.... same 'ole' story. Overall, OK and enjoyable
Kyle, one of the alpha men of Walker Security, is hot, bothered, and intense, and when Myla lands in his line of fire, she'll soon learn her secrets - and her passion - belong to him. From New York Times best-selling author Lisa Renee Jones. Myla is beautiful, a dove with clipped wings, captive of the wolf, a vicious drug lord. One look into her eyes and Kyle could see the pain, the fear...the desperation. Or so it seems. He's been fooled before by a woman, and it cost him everything and everyone he loved.
The concept seem inviting and intriguing.... totally misleading. Its boring as heck. It's just missing something. I actually fell asleep at Ch 6. The narrators are the only positive.
The darkness never truly left me. It's always there, waiting for the right moment to strike. It's been months since I ran away from the nightmare that was slowly killing me. I ran for my life, straight into the arms of a man who I thought would be worse than the nightmare I'd left behind. Little did I know he'd become my savior. But my happy ending was ripped away from me in a blink of an eye. I had everything...and I lost everything.
OK, I'm half way thru the book and I'm bored as hell. Still waiting for the whole Mafia piece. It's been all romance since the beginning of the book and bits of references of Aleseo and his ppl being the mafia. There should be a mixture of romance and mafia; with mafia being the primary focus; still waiting. Recommend working with A. Zavarelli on how Mafia books are supposed to be written; HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT! I want my credit back. I can't finish
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One day you held my hand. One day you loved me. Then you were gone. At sixteen, I lost the only love I'd ever known. Thrown back into the foster system, pregnant and alone, I prayed that you'd come for me and save me from life's cruelties. Only the next time I saw you, it was too late.
Totally loved the book. I have to say I was very surprised at how awesome it was; because most of the books I've listened to in the Romance Packet didn't exceed 3 stars (I mean none and I've listened to lots of books in the Romance Packet. This book has about 12 chapters of suspense (and I hate suspense because the anxiety just kills me), sex, the expected biker wars, top notch narration, etc (except not much laughs). Seriously, listen to this one, you won't regret it. I only wish it had all the series on audio book.
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I was never supposed to see him again. One night of passion with a complete stranger. My last tryst before senior year. >But I was lost the moment his tempting lips were on my skin. His intense touch on my body. It should have ended there. But he's not a stranger. He's my history teacher.
Not for anyone over 20 yo. A complete turn off for a mature adult (or anyone with school aged children for that matter) . Ok, why is there no mention that the setting is in High School? Sorry, could not get past chapter 5. She is in HS........ (have to repeat that like 10x) and he is her teacher (give me a break). While she is of legal age, come on, HS....... NO!