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  • Eastern Nights

  • The Compass Series, Book 3
  • By: Lise Gold
  • Narrated by: Addison Barnes
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Eastern Nights is part of the Compass Series but can also be listened to as a stand-alone. Felicia Perez, a carefree, hopeless flirt from Miami, is working a second job as a fitting model in Bangkok while saving up to expand her own clothing line. She loves women and her freedom and never shies away from going after what she wants. Kate Simmons is a passionate interior designer who is married to her job. Her love for beauty is universal; she can’t imagine tying herself down to anything that might limit her enjoyment of it, and that includes the shackles of a relationship.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love and sightseeing in Bangkok

  • By dreamer on 07-20-19

Love and sightseeing in Bangkok

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

Reviewed: 07-20-19

I found it a really enjoyable read, but more for the discovery of Bangkok and other spots in Thailand than the romance. At least in the beginning. As the story and the characters developed I became more attached and felt more and more for them. I finished the listen with a satisfied sigh - It's been a pleasant travel company during some long and otherwise boring drives.

  • Ask Me Again

  • Ask, Tell Series, Book 2
  • By: E.J. Noyes
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 31

With Don't Ask, Don't Tell nothing more than an unpleasant memory, US Army surgeon Sabine Fleischer is ready to move on with her life - if she can just figure out how to move past her PTSD. Fresh from her first deployment since surviving a vehicle attack in Afghanistan, Sabine is finding the things she's tried so hard to push aside aren't as easy to ignore as she'd hoped.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By JK on 07-19-19

Beautiful story

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

Reviewed: 07-13-19

I love both Ask, Tell and this book. Very emotional and feels very real. I'm not a fan of the narrator, but as I like the story so much I still enjoyed both audiobooks.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful story

  • By dreamer on 07-10-19

Beautiful story

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

Reviewed: 07-10-19

I wasn't overly fond of the narrator, but he did a good job and the story is just beautiful. Magical. If I have to choose between the film with the same title and the book, I very much prefer the book.

  • Waltzing on the Danube

  • By: Miranda MacLeod
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Murphy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33

Jeanie Brooks is a small town history teacher who sometimes looks before she leaps, but when she books a last minute river cruise for lesbian singles, she knows she'll have no regrets. Eleanor Fielding is an actuarial accountant from Manhattan, and an expert at assessing risk from every angle. Analytical and reserved, the only thing worse than spending the summer floating around with a gaggle of desperate single women is the prospect of her sister nagging her for all eternity if she refuses to go.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet and fluffy!

  • By Erik Dutton on 01-15-19

For travellers

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

Reviewed: 06-28-19

Stephanie Murphy is not my favourite narrator, but the moment I heard about the familiar sites of Budapest and other places in Hungary I was sold. Miranda Macleod is doing a great job describing my beloved city, though I suppose it could be hard to follow for those who don't know it and have to look up everything (I would).
I enjoyed the developing relationship too, it was a.sweet story.

  • Far From Home

  • Belladonna Ink Series, Book 1
  • By: Lorelie Brown
  • Narrated by: Jill Smith
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

My name is Rachel. I’m straight... I think. I also have a mountain of student loans and a smart mouth. I wasn’t serious when I told Pari Sadashiv I’d marry her. It was only party banter! Except Pari needs a green card, and she’s willing to give me a breather from drowning in debt. My off-the-cuff idea might not be so terrible. We get along as friends. She’s really romantically cautious, which I find heartbreaking. She deserves someone to laugh with. She’s kind. And calm. And gorgeous. A couple of years with her actually sounds pretty good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect narrator for a beautiful book

  • By Aimee on 03-20-19

Beautiful

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

Reviewed: 06-16-19

It's a heartbreaking and heartwarming story of a woman's journey to self acceptance with a perfect narration by Jill Smith.

  • All the Little Moments

  • By: G. Benson
  • Narrated by: Cat Gould
  • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 41

A successful anaesthetist, Anna is focused on herself, her career, and her girlfriend. Everything changes abruptly when her brother's and sister-in-law's deaths devastate her and her family. Left responsible for her young niece and nephew, Anna finds herself dumped and alone in Melbourne, a city she doesn't even like. She tries to navigate the shock of looking after two children battling with their grief while managing her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fits a long flight

  • By Sab on 07-02-19

A favourite

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

Reviewed: 06-15-19

This has been a favourite story ever since I first read it. This narration does justice to the lovely story, I spent a very enjoyable time getting reacquainted with the characters. I'd like to both read and listen to more books from G Benson!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Escape and Freedom

  • By: Claire Highton-Stevenson
  • Narrated by: Sarah Sampino
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 59

Lucy Owens’ life was irrevocably changed in a matter of seconds. Life as she knew it was over in the blink of an eye. Moving away from all that she knew, Lucy now lives a solitary life in her cabin on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Filled with guilt and pain, she keeps herself to herself, and for years she manages to avoid immersing back into society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome Story & Listen🎧 Beautiful & Heartfelt!

  • By Bette on 05-31-19

Enjoyable story

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

Reviewed: 05-17-19

Two damaged people finding their way back to happiness, with a decent build-up and just a bit too much drama for my taste. But it wasn't an unbelievable plot.
I suspect most listeners will love it, the narrator was a good fit for the story.
I listened to the whole audiobook in one day.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Princess of Dorsa

  • The Chronicles of Dorsa, Book 1
  • By: Eliza Andrews
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Saydah
  • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 333
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 316
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 315

Princess Natasia is the eldest child of the Emperor Andreth, ruler of the Four Realms. If she was a boy, she’d be the unquestioned heir to the throne. But as a girl, her main duty in life is to marry someone her father can shape into his successor. Everything changes when an unknown, would-be assassin nearly takes Tasia’s life. Someone wants to destabilize the Empire - but who? Unsure of whom he can trust, the Emperor realizes that his daughter might be his best option for an heir. 

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

  • By jordan on 01-24-19

Can't wait for book 2

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

It's a complex, intriguing, wonderful story that's impossible to put down. Eliza Andrews has become an author never to disappoint and she works with wonderful narrators, too.

  • The Amnesia Project

  • By: Barbara Winkes
  • Narrated by: TJ Richards
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

Paige’s disappearance makes deep incisions in the women’s lives, impacting friendships, relationships, and careers. Joy retreats. Paige’s older sister, Alice, seeks solace in alcohol. Dani vows to leave no stone unturned, feeling guilty and conflicted after 17-year-old Paige revealed her crush to her shortly before she vanished. More than a decade later, Dani uncovers the shocking truth. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love wins!

  • By Rabid Reader on 08-13-18

Very good story

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

Reviewed: 09-03-18

This was a mystery that kept me on edge of my chair from beginning to end.
There a little bit too much moralizing at the end, but other than that I really enjoyed the story.
The narrator was a good match, she made it all come alive. I hope to read or listen to more books from Barbara Winkes.

  • The Brutal Truth

  • By: Lee Winter
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 220

Australian crime reporter Maddie Grey is out of her depth in New York, miserable, and secretly drawn to her powerful, twice-married media mogul boss, Elena Bartell, who eats failing newspapers for breakfast. As work takes them to Australia, Maddie is goaded into a brief, seemingly harmless bet with her enigmatic boss - where they have to tell the complete truth to each other. It backfires catastrophically. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very surprising!

  • By Tracey on 05-19-18

Very entertaining

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

Reviewed: 05-11-18

I haven't read The Brutal Truth before listening to this audiobook, so this was the first time I met the story.
It's clearly based on The Devil Wears Prada, but it's very well written and very entertaining.
And the narrator Angela Dawe was amazing with all the different accents and voices, but also with story telling - an absolute delight and this story lets her show her talent. Brilliant.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful