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  • Date with a Ghost

  • Restless Spirits Cozy Ghost Mysteries, Book 2
  • By: Angela Pepper
  • Narrated by: Marie Hoffman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Samantha Torres seems to have everything. As a beautiful lifestyle blogger, her life is enviable from the outside. But she has come to Owl Bend, Colorado to forget her painful past. She meets a handsome man in the woods and thinks her luck is changing. When he suddenly dies under mysterious circumstances, Samantha is drawn into the man's past. As she unlocks the secrets that he and the other residents of Owl Bend have been keeping, she attracts unwanted attention. The killer has a new victim in sight, and now Samantha's life hangs in the balance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining light mystery.

  • By cosmitron on 05-08-18

OMG what a twist!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-21-18

I really enjoyed this book, the story was interesting and creative and there was a fantastic twist that put everything that had happened in a different light.

This is a standalone book, you don't need to have read book one there's no crossover of characters or occurrences.

The book has a lovely cast of characters, they're fun, quirky and I enjoyed getting to know them. Samantha comes across as quite odd to start with but I couldn't help but come to care about her, her story is quite tragic.

The narration is well done, I enjoyed the character voices and the delivery was a great match for this quirky little story.

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  • Double the Alpha: A Paranormal Menage Romance

  • By: Amira Rain, Simply Shifters
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

“She knew she could handle one alpha, but could she handle TWO?” In an apocalyptic future, Ellie Miller realized that the only way to keep her people safe was to do a deal with the nearby wolf pack. In exchange for protection, she would offer them the only thing she could offer... Herself. And that was something that the alpha Eric McCormick would gladly accept. However, when Ellie arrived at the pack she found there was a twist. Eric had joined forces with another alpha named Ryan. Now Ellie must be mated to both of them or the deal was off....  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Double the joy

  • By Demetra Toula Iliopoulos on 05-22-18

This is not a menage romance

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-21-18

You should know starting out that Ellie doesn't end up with both Aplha's, so for me this isn't a menage romance and I found that really disappointing, in fact the ending really spoiled the whole book for me. The first 75% of the book was fun and sexy the last 25% not so much.

The set-up for the story was good and I liked the characters. The chemistry between Ellie, Eric and Ryan was really hot in the beginning.

The narration was great, excellent character voices and the delivery was smooth and matched the different moods of the book.

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  • The Authority

  • The Culling Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Ramona Finn
  • Narrated by: Stacey Glemboski
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Glade Io is torn between two worlds. She’s a trained killing machine - selected by the ruthless Authority to be a Datapoint, a tech-enabled agent of the state who eliminates threats to the human colonies throughout the solar system in the Culling. But her time among rogue colonists called the Ferrymen has convinced her that The Authority has far more sinister plans in store, and all the justifications they fed to her are lies. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Book 2 did not disappoint.

  • By April R on 05-25-18

When what's easy and what's right are worlds apart

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-20-18

This book picks up soon after book one, you should probably read book one first, you don't have to, but this book will make more sense if you do.

I couldn't help but feel for Glade, she's been put in a situation that seems impossible. Questioning everything that she's been told there's no easy way out, and that's what makes this book so good. Glade has to overcome her feelings and the people trying to control her.

There's lots going on in this book and as it progresses so many things start to make sense while others show that the weren't what they first seemed. Plenty of twists here and lots of action.

I'm really enjoying this world, it's detailed and the people seem so real, I cant wait to find out what happens in the next book.

The narration is excellent, the character voices are brilliant and at times had me forgetting that I was listening to only one person. The delivery was spot on!

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  • Love's Debt

  • By: Rachel Brimble
  • Narrated by: Rebecca McKernan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

To keep herself from the depths of poverty, Milly Shepherd needs to be appointed manager of the Red Lion Tavern. The elderly owner is in failing health and has promised her the job permanently if no one more suitable applies. Milly will fight with her entire being to make the job her own. Joseph Jacobs needs to supplement his income to pay off his father's creditors and save him from debtor's prison. Though the job as manager of the local tavern looks promising, Milly is favored by both the owner and customers. Instead, Joseph swallows his pride and agrees to tend bar.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short Listen

  • By Jan M on 05-27-18

Great lead character

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-17-18

Milly Shepherd is a great lead character, strong, hard working, loyal, and determined.

Milly and Joseph started life at opposite ends of the class system, however changing circumstances have caused them to meet in the middle and sparks fly. The chemistry between them is really well done and I enjoyed watching their romance develop.

A quick read, this book was fun to listen to. The narration is well done, the character voices are convincing and the delivery was smooth and well paced.

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  • Killing Bobbi Lomax

  • Wonderland Quartet, Book 1
  • By: Cal Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Brian Callanan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

When a beautiful young prom queen becomes the latest victim of a deadly bombing campaign, detectives Marty Sinclair and Al Alvarez must battle to find the killer before he can strike again. But when a rare documents dealer becomes the seriously injured next victim, is he really an innocent victim or something far more deadly?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good plot & narrator brings it home

  • By Jori Mcchesney on 12-05-15

A mixed bag

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-17-18

This review is challenging, I have very mixed feelings about this book, so I'm going to try to give a balanced opinion of it.

The narration was excellent, the character voices were convincing and easy to recognize, the overall delivery matched the tone of the story. Whoever edited the audio left in a number of small mistakes, while each is only a few seconds this was a bit annoying.

I was impressed with the detail in the story, particularly relating to the forgeries, the explanations on how they could be done were comprehensive and interesting.

The story overall is also detailed and there are some good twists.

I found the title weird, Bobbi Lomax played quite a small role in the book, this was strange and unexpected, I kept waiting for it to have significance and it didn't make it in my mind.

While the story was interesting I wasn't absorbed by it and a couple of times i checked to see how much more there was to go, I was ready for it to end by about half way through. I'm not sure why, there's nothing wrong with the book, it just turned out that it's not my cup of tea.

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  • Hounded

  • By: Marla Braziel
  • Narrated by: Kate Tyler
  • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

When Claire and her aunt stumble upon an orphaned puppy in the woods, it looks like a match made in heaven. Claire has recently lost her parents, and the dog seems like the perfect thing to help her heal. But when Fido begins to mature, Claire discovers that he isn't quite what he appears to be.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Emotional and original..

  • By mandymay on 04-30-18

Short and sweet

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-18

This story is surprisingly touching, I don't normally get attached to characters so quickly, but this book really drew me in.

I loved Fido's story, it was so unexpected and yet worked so well.

The narration was well done, good character voices and the delivery was well paced. The sound quality was a little off, it was noticeable at the start but I got used to it after a while.

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  • Demon Dreams

  • Demon Blessed, Book 3
  • By: Nikki Sex
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

I’m finally mated to the Beast Lord. Our magical bond is incredible. Thanks to his invention, we have children on the way. But will they be born werewolves, or something else? That’s not all I’m worried about. I’ve been having intense dreams. In my sleep, I slip into the skin of animals or people. I share their minds, their lives—and their deaths.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What an ending...

  • By Claire on 05-16-18

What an ending...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-18

The books in this series need to be listened to in order.

This is the last book in the Demon Blessed series and it finishes with a bang. Although shorter than book two this one still felt like it packed in just as much material.

Nothing is as it seems in this very strange world. The creativity that went into creating the whole series blows me away, it's gone on my list of series to revisit when I want an old favorite.

The narration is excellent again, great character voices and a lovely emotive delivery.

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  • Demon Lost

  • Demon Blessed
  • By: Nikki Sex
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

They say everyone has their inner demons, but in my case, I really do. Two hundred years ago, my mother summoned my inner monster. Since then, other than making me immortal, my demon has been trying to teach me murder, irresponsible lust, bloodthirsty violence, and the joys of total mayhem. Meanwhile, I’m trying to instill in him the best of human characteristics: compassion, understanding, moderation - you get the idea. Having an inner demon has made relationship issues challenging.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great second book

  • By Claire on 05-16-18

Great second book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-18

This is definitely a series that needs to be listened to in order, this book won't make sense without reading book one first.

I love it when the second book in a series isn't a 'filler' book, and this one definitely isn't. I enjoyed this book more than the first book.

I did not like the Stafford in this book however, he needed a good kick up the arse for most of the book.

Poor Jan's life goes from worse to weirder in a cycle throughout the book and Stafford makes it so much harder than it needed to be.

Even for a fantasy book this book is very fantastical. I was very impressed with the world building and the character development. I can't wait for book three.

The narration is excellent, the character voices are distinct and there's lots of characters and the overall delivery did a fabulous job of conveying emotion and tension.

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  • Unmatchable

  • By: Sky Corgan
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

I've spent my entire adult life avoiding dating, which is funny because I work for a matchmaking service. My boss calls me "The Beast" because of my no B.S. attitude. My job is to scare away problem clients - the unmatchables. In waltzes Mister Alfred Barnes. He's stuck up, brazen, and mouthwateringly gorgeous. Guys like him think they own the world, but in here I'm in charge. Kicking him out of my office is one of my greatest pleasures...until I find out that he totally lied about his identity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Wonderful Romance

  • By Daniella Williams on 04-27-18

Loved the concept

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-18

I really enjoyed the beginning of the story, it started with a bang and Ember came across as strong, confident, and in control. That impression doesn't last long, she's gone through some serious crap and it's having a big impact on her life at the moment. Outside of her job it's like she's a totally different person.

Colton is a surprisingly good match for her, at first it doesn't seem like it should work and yet it does.

The story is both sad and inspiring, it's a story of overcoming trauma and choosing your life's path rather than letting your past dictate your future. Well written this was an enjoyable read.

The narration is well done, the character voices are clear and distinct, the separate POV's work well and the delivery is smooth and consistent.

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  • Dragon Mage

  • The First Dragon Rider, Book 3
  • By: Ava Richardson
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Williams
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

To unite a fractured kingdom, a reluctant hero must rise. Neill has been charged with the impossible task of bringing the Middle Kingdom together to fight the burgeoning threat posed by the rogue sorcerer Ansall and his dragon Zaxx. Neill longs for his old life as a mere foot soldier for his father, responsible only for his family’s well-being, and is unsure about whether he is fit to lead an army. Neill’s contemplative nature forces him to consider every aspect of the problems he faces, but often makes it difficult for him to take action.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exciting and Thrilling!!!

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-24-18

Reluctant hero

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-14-18

It felt like poor Neill kept getting thrown into situations he didn't want to be in and then no one was noticing how he felt, yet he always came through when he was needed just like in the first 2 books.

This book is a great ending to the story, and these books definitely need to be listened to in order.

There's lots of action and old enemies keep coming back. The story is creative and I enjoyed the twists that it took. With dragons a wizards it's not surprising that there's not a dull moment.

The character voices were great and the delivery was well paced and conveyed the emotions of the characters and scenes.

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