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  • Bone Driven

  • By: Hailey Edwards
  • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

The bayou is burning, the battle is just beginning - and Luce Boudreau is smack in the middle of no-man's land.... Life as a cop in Canton Town, Mississippi, is never dull - particularly when hiding deep within you is a demon bent on the apocalypse. Luce is doing her best to pretend her two worlds aren't crashing into each other, but what should be a routine arson investigation takes a shocking turn when Luce discovers a link between the suspects and her own dark secrets. There's no turning back, even though her search for the truth threatens to burn her old life down around her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't wait for the next one

  • By jenny on 06-04-18

Can't wait for the next one

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

Reviewed: 06-04-18

This book keeps me so intrigued and I can't put it down. I love all of the character development, the small town vibe, and the very unique story Hailey Edwards has created. The narrators voice and accent is so fitting and well done that I think I'll search for some more books she has done. Anxiously awaiting the next in the series!

  • Bayou Born

  • By: Hailey Edwards
  • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 43

Her beginning may be our end.... Deep in the humid Mississippi bayou, a half-wild child is dragged from the murky waters. She has no memories and no family and is covered in mysterious markings. Adopted by the policeman who rescued her, Luce Boudreau follows him onto the force, determined to prove herself in the eyes of those who are still suspicious.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't make sense

  • By Beatrice on 06-16-18

This book was amazing!

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

Reviewed: 05-26-18

had me hooked from the start, absolutely loved the characters, the story, and the narration. dying for the next one!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Dangerous Edge of Things

  • By: Tina Whittle
  • Narrated by: Renée Raudman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Tai Randolph thinks inheriting a Confederate-themed gun shop is her biggest headache—until she finds a murdered corpse in her brother’s driveway. Even worse, her supposedly respectable brother begins behaving in decidedly non-innocent ways, like fleeing to the Bahamas and leaving her with both a homicide in her lap and the pointed suspicions of the Atlanta Police Department directed her way. Suddenly, she has to worry about clearing her own name, not just that of her wayward sibling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Series is soooo Good!

  • By jenny on 05-24-18

This Series is soooo Good!

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

Reviewed: 05-24-18

The Character building, the Plot, the Everything is fantastic. I Love how Renee Raudman brings everything to live and this was a great story!

  • Ember

  • The Seeker Series, Book 1
  • By: Ditter Kellen
  • Narrated by: Johnny Mack
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Ember Wells knows the meaning of terror. A reporter by day, her nights are spent hiding from a serial killer known as The Seeker. He's stalked her for a year, terrorizing her through the lens of a camera. Held prisoner by paranoia, fear becomes a lonely companion...until she meets bad boy Angelo Dimitrov, a dark, mysterious vampire who sets her world on fire. Angelo Dimitrov is not what he seems. Sexy as sin and shrouded in secrets, he appears out of nowhere and moves in next door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great audible

  • By Nicole Watson on 08-04-17

Not for me

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

Would you try another book from Ditter Kellen and/or Johnny Mack?

Probably Not. I don't think the writing was terrible, I think it is really just my preference on having more action and interaction between love interests.

What could Ditter Kellen have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

I think this is more of a personal Preference, But I can't stand when there is instant In love with each other and instant Sex. Don't get me wrong, I like sex in books, But there has to be some build up between characters some banter or interaction or a reason for them liking each other other than they are Hot.

How could the performance have been better?

I think when an accent is mentioned several times, that character should have an accent.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Ember?

The meet and fall in love and f*#@ within minutes part.

Any additional comments?

I received this book for an honest review, and after reading the description I was really looking forward to listening. Unfortunately I think this just ended up not being my Type of book. would be great for somebody who doesn't have the same preferences as me. The writing wasn't bad.

  • Highlander Hellcat

  • By: KuroKoneko Kamen
  • Narrated by: Robert Ross
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

Centuries ago, Garth awoke in the center of a mystical stone henge in the Scottish Highlands with no memories. A dragon shifter, Lachlan, and wolf shifter, Leslie, rescue Garth and take him to Castle MacWulver. The castle is the home of Clan MacWulver - a group of demon shifters blending in with human society while trying to find their fated Judge, a very special human with a pure heart and soul whose love has the power to redeem a demon of their sins.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Let your imagination go

  • By Demetra Toula Iliopoulos on 04-20-18

It was a cute story

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this for a light beach read. With the Title and the cover I was expecting a book with a lot more action and thrilling story, it was more just a very mild but sweet story.

What other book might you compare Highlander Hellcat to and why?

I don't have an answer for this, I don't think I have read anything that is similar

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

Robert has a very nice soothing voice, and a Fantastic accent!

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

There was a couple of small giggles

Any additional comments?

I received this book in exchange for an honest review.

  • The Phantom of Faerie Mountain

  • The Red King Trilogy, Volume 1
  • By: EM McIntyre
  • Narrated by: Joshua Young
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 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

A telepathic dog. An ancient prophecy. Two devious faeries. Abby Fletcher must unravel their connection when she is thrown into a world of unknowns after receiving a mysterious message from a frightening beast: The Red King must set me free. Determined to discover the meaning of this puzzling phrase, Abby sets off to explore a nearby Scottish mountainside in search of clues.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Volume 1

  • By med c on 04-08-17

Great book for Kids or YA or even innocent adults

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

What made the experience of listening to The Phantom of Faerie Mountain the most enjoyable?

I really enjoyed how this book was interesting from the very first page. It didn't have a drag out build up of the world, just jumped right in to strange creatures and events

What did you like best about this story?

I enjoyed the fantasy fae writing and the narration

Which character – as performed by Joshua Young – was your favorite?

Joshua is a great Narrator, he did an excellent job on all of the characters and keeping them distinguishable.

Any additional comments?

I received this book for an honest review. While I usually enjoy more "adult" written books, I'm interested in all things Faerie and Sidhe, so I just had to try it. It was very well written and narrated and would be a great listen for a family or younger audience.

  • Touched

  • Marnie Baranuik Files, Book 1
  • By: A. J. Aalto
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
  • Length: 18 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 174

Marnie's first big FBI case ended with a bullet in one shoulder and a chip on the other, a queasy heart and a serial killer in the wind, leaving her a public flop and a private wreck. When the FBI's preternatural crimes unit tracks her down at a remote mountain lodge for her insight on a local case, her quiet retirement is promptly besieged by a stab-happy starlet, a rampaging ghoul, and a vampire-hunting jackass in tight Wranglers. Marnie figures the only real mystery is which one will kill her first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GET THIS BOOK!

  • By jenny on 09-06-17

GET THIS BOOK!

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

What did you love best about Touched?

I absolutely LOVE the snark, humor, and action. But mostly it's so nice to actually have a book with a real story line, plot, character development, it's non stop entertainment.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

never ending action or witty banter.

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

I read this book and was delighted when they added it to audible, although I was nervous ( I am the ultimate narrator snob) Amy was a perfect choice, she is amazing at holding character, accents, and different voices without sounding like an idiot. I would listen to her again in a heartbeat

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

So amazeballs we had to make it into a Movie!!! well, okay, so I"ll never make a career in marketing. But I would watch this movie, for realsies.

Any additional comments?

if you like books like the Kate Daniels series, Charlie Davidson, Iron druid, or Mercy Thompson this book is absolutely for you!

10 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • A Promise of Fire

  • By: Amanda Bouchet
  • Narrated by: Mia Barron
  • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 757
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 704
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 703

Catalia "Cat" Fisa is a powerful clairvoyant known as the Kingmaker. This smart-mouthed soothsayer has no interest in her powers and would much rather fly under the radar, far from the clutches of her homicidal mother. But when an ambitious warlord captures her, she may not have a choice. Griffin is intent on bringing peace to his newly conquered realm in the magic-deprived south. When he discovers Cat is the Kingmaker, he abducts her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good start to the series :)

  • By Malinda on 09-24-16

refreshing

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

Reviewed: 10-11-16

I really liked that this book actually has a story to it, sadly, so many books these days are instant attraction and sex. don't get me wrong here, I like sex but the build up is the best part and this book has build up and world building and a plot. I can't wait for the next one!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Kill Without Mercy

  • By: Alexandra Ivy
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 148

Rafe Vargas is in Newton, Iowa, only to clear out his late grandfather's small house. As the covert ops specialist for ARES Security, he's eager to get back to his new life in Texas. But when he crosses paths with Annie White, a haunted beauty with skeletons in her closet, he can't just walk away - not when she's clearly in danger. There's a mysterious serial killer on the loose with a link to Annie's dark past. And the closer he gets, the deeper Rafe's instinct to protect kicks in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • enthralled from the first chapter!

  • By jenny on 01-15-16

enthralled from the first chapter!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-16

so damn good, great story, action, mystery and brooding hot men! I'm so glad Jim was the narrator, he makes everything excellent

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Deviant & Fracture

  • Blood & Roses Series, Books 1 & 2
  • By: Callie Hart
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Cannon, Jared Zeus
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Combined installments 1 & 2 in the Blood (&) Roses series ( Deviant & Fracture)

Deviant. Sloane. I'm not proud of the things I've done. The things I've had to do. The things I've given away. But I'd give it all over again to find her. Even if i die trying, I have to find Alexis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story!

  • By KitKat B on 10-08-15

Yucky

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

Reviewed: 11-20-15

What would have made Deviant & Fracture better?

I hated it at the first chapter,If I was forced into being a whore, as a virgin, or otherwise, and in a dark room with A stranger, I would NOT be excited about this at all

What could Callie Hart have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Probably nothing, I think it's just not for me, as much as I love smutty books, I don't like I'm forced to do this, but hey, it's just my virginity right?

How did the narrator detract from the book?

she sounds like a little girl, who is...you know...whoring.

What character would you cut from Deviant & Fracture?

myself from ever having listened to it

1 of 9 people found this review helpful