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  • Imperfect Love

  • The 4ever Series, Book 1
  • By: Isabella White
  • Narrated by: Stefanie Kay
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

At 24 years old, Holly Scallanger has the perfect life. She has everything a girl could want; a beautiful man, a stunning home, as well as being in the midst of preparing for the wedding of her dreams. This all vanishes the night she catches her fiancé, Brandon Morgan, in bed with her worst nightmare, Donna Sinclair, just a week before Holly is set to walk down the aisle. Attempting to recover from his betrayal, Holly swears off the affections of men in order to pick up the pieces of her crumbling life. Unfortunately, meeting Jake 'Hooligan' Peters is not part of her plan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible!

  • By Jan M on 11-18-18

Good story with a frustrating cliffhanger!

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

Reviewed: 12-14-18

The story is entertaining and keeps one's interest throughout. At times I became a bit inpatient for more action but the romance keep things moving ahead despite some slow spots. There is an unexpected and very heartbreaking twist to the story and that's where the frustration comes in. I can't wait to read the next installment, because it's hard to believe this is how things end. I can easily recommend this book. I was given this book for free in exchange for an honest review.

  • Undertones

  • Sweetwater Canyon Series, Book 1
  • By: Maggie Lynch
  • Narrated by: Sonja Field
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Balancing a career and a relationship is never easy, and it's even harder when you are on the road and everyone wants a piece of you. As a music major who sacrificed everything to become master of the upright bass, the last thing Michele Scott thought she'd be doing is touring with an Americana and Bluegrass band. But to tell the truth, she loves it. Not so much David Blackstone. Even though he's irresistible, the thought of balancing her career, life on the road, and a long-distance relationship isn't for her. Her music gives her life, yet her heart yearns for something more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story!

  • By G C on 06-19-18

Very Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 06-19-18

This is a good story about building new lifetime friendships and finding romance and love. The characters are all interesting with distinct personalities and a personal strength. The twists and turns between Michelle and Davids budding romance keeps the story interesting. The narration is very good. It's easy to follow each character and Sonja Field does a good job of bringing out their personalities. I would recommend this book. Also, I was received the audiobook for free in exchange for an honest review. Enjoy!

  • The Wolfe

  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Guy Veryzer
  • Length: 37 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 677
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 626
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 627

1231 A.D. After a nasty skirmish along the England/Scotland border at Bog Wood, a badly wounded knight has crawled off to die. As women from the Clan Scott fan out across the battlefield to collect the spoils of war, one woman breaks off from the pack. She is sickened by the tradition of stealing valuables off the dead and runs off to hide. In her hiding place, however, lingers the badly wounded knight. The young woman is frightened at first but her natural instinct to lend aid takes over. She tends the knight and saves his life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful Epic Romance

  • By Lee111 on 04-04-14

Good story but long

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

Reviewed: 06-19-18

The story is good but should be broken into several books. It's hard to stay focused on a 37 hour story without anticipating getting to the finally.

  • Star

  • A 44 Chapters Novel, Volume 3
  • By: BB Easton
  • Narrated by: Ramona Master
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

In 1999, Brooke "BB" Bradley met her Prince Charming. He was the tall, tattooed, wickedly handsome bass player for the up-and-coming rock band Phantom Limb. Hansel "Hans" Oppenheimer wore his heart on one sleeve and scrawled lyrics about BB on the other. Unlike the assholes of her past, he showered her with tenderness, took her places she'd never been before, and showed her the type of all-consuming love she'd thought only existed in fairy tales. But, like any good fairy tale, BB's road to happily ever after was paved with challenges, and right when she least expected it, it forked.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful love story.

  • By cosmitron on 06-08-18

I liked this one!

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

Reviewed: 06-12-18

BB does a great job of telling the love story between her an Hans. I listened with anticipation as it felt like a wonderful, heat warming love story. But, not all love stories turn out as expected. Great narration and definitely an interesting story. I'm looking forward to volume 4! And, you should know that I was provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an honest review.

  • Marshal's Law

  • By: Maddie Taylor
  • Narrated by: Gideon Welles
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 53

When Janelle Prescott is thrown from her car as it careens off a slippery road, she expects to wake up in a hospital. Instead, to her utter disbelief, she wakes up in a jail cell that looks like something from an old Western movie set. It is there, hurt and alone, with no idea what happened or how she will get back home, that Janelle first meets Aaron Jackson. As she regains her wits, however, Janelle realizes something is terribly amiss, and her worst fears are confirmed when she learns Aaron is the marshal of Cheyenne County, Wyoming...and the year is 1878.   

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Romance through Time Travel.

  • By cosmitron on 06-10-18

Not for me

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

Reviewed: 06-12-18

The book started out well enough with an interesting story about a modern day woman, Janelle, falling back in time, around 1840’s, where she meets a handsome marshal, Aaron. Unfortunately shortly into the story the writing takes a disappointing turn. Aaron is attracted to Janelle but finds her modern way of speaking and casual use of swear words unacceptable. He decides she needs a spanking and gives her a couple of dozen hits. She is extremely upset with this unwelcome treatment and runs away. Once she’s away she realizes she is alone, scared and with no place to go. The Marshal quickly finds her and when he catches up with her manages to convince her she deserved to be hit again for running away, which she is very upset about but submits to since she's alone and scared. I found this authors way of introducing adult play spanking into a relationship poorly done. A frightened woman being forced to accept a spanking is not a good message. This completely turned me off and I couldn’t finish the book.

"I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an honest review”

  • Leader of Battles (I): Ambrosius

  • By: David Pilling
  • Narrated by: Paul Jenkins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Attacked from all sides, the Britons find a champion in the form of Ambrosius Aurelianus, the last of the Romans. Placed in command of Britain's only standing army, he fights to preserve the dwindling light of civilization while the treacherous High King, Vortigern, plots his destruction. The first book of the Leader of Battles trilogy charts the rise and fall of post-Roman Britain's first great hero, and his desperate struggle to hold back the shadows threatening to engulf his country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Historical fiction? How about Historical Finest

  • By Ray Johnson on 02-24-18

Intriguing

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

Reviewed: 03-09-18

Any additional comments?

This genre is outside my normal non-fiction and historical romance but I found it truly engaging. I thought the story started out a little slow but once it took off, after the first couple of chapters, I found it hard to put down. I was not familiar with this time period so I did a little research on some of the locations mentioned, so I could follow along a little better, and for me it made a difference. I really enjoyed this story from a historical perspective and the plot itself. This is one book I will listen to more than once! The narration can make a significant difference with audiobooks and Paul Jenkins did an excellent job. It was easy to follow each of the characters and he brought out the feelings and emotions of each very well.

  • The Haunting of a Duke

  • Dark Regency, Volume 1
  • By: Chasity Bowlin
  • Narrated by: Lillian Yves
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Communing with spirits has been both gift and curse to Emme Walters. Now it's made her a killer's target. Emme knows why the Dowager Duchess of Briarleigh invited her to a house party--to investigate whether the duke, Rhys Brammel, murdered his wife years ago. But Emme never imagined she would fall in love with the brooding duke. Branded by society as a possible killer, Rhys is suspicious of Emme and her alleged "gift." Then a late night encounter creates awareness of her other, more attractive, aspects. When Emme's life is threatened, Rhys becomes her protector. Emme and Rhys find passion and peril as they join forces to solve the mysteries at Briarleigh. She made him believe in spirits, but can she make him believe in love?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Suspenseful paranormal romance

  • By Kathleen on 01-02-18

Suspenseful paranormal romance

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

Reviewed: 01-02-18

Any additional comments?

This story is suspenseful, entertaining and full of mystery. I like that the characters are practical and logical in tricky situations (that's always refreshing). The blooming attraction between Emme and Rhys is romantic. The paranormal aspect of the story adds an interesting dimension to what might otherwise be a predictable romance. The narration by Lillian Ives is good. She does a great job with distinguishing character voices and bringing out each distinct personality. This is an interesting and suspenseful romance.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Woodsman

  • Enchanted Lovers, Book 1
  • By: Belle Scarlett
  • Narrated by: Honey Scarlett, Leeroy Will
  • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

After he captures Lady Lily Rouge's carriage, Sir Marrok Ulfang, aka the biggest baddest wolf the Enchanted Forest has ever seen, has only one day to win her heart and claim her first sexual surrender, even if it means giving the nosey pixies fluttering outside his cottage window an eyeful. Otherwise, a wolf shapeshifter he'll stay, damned to remain in the lonely Enchanted Forest forever. But while he can arouse her virginal body to fever pitch, he quickly learns that Lily has a mind and will of her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Steamy, Enchanting Short Story!

  • By Cheri on 02-25-17

Enchanting Story

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

Reviewed: 03-08-17

Any additional comments?

This is a fun adult take on little red riding hood. A hot and sexy wolf is out to seduce Lady Lily to save himself from a solitary life in the enchanted forest. He is a kind and patient wolf who is also saving Lady Lily from a marriage she does not want. I found the story fun, interesting and romantic. The romance is pretty hot, so this is not for the young ones at home. I recommend this audiobook if you’re looking for something different, sexy and amusing.I was given this audiobook for free in return for an honest review.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Shifter Romance

  • 6 Story Super-Sized Paranormal Fantasy Box Set
  • By: Cynthia Mendoza
  • Narrated by: Clara Nipper, Artie Rose, Marie Smith, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64

A steaming wet paranormal fantasy ride of six multi-book stories to keep you craving to listen. Warning: 18+ audiences only! Are you ready to try something a little more "alpha" than you're used to? Find out if you're up to the task when you buy your copy of this huge box set today!

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • So much sex that does not make sense

  • By ShaSha (Lover of Audiobooks!) on 08-10-17

Good sexy short stories

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

Reviewed: 03-08-17

Any additional comments?

This six-pack was different than I expected. The first short story is more erotica than romance. The other stories have more substance and romance in addition to all the super heated sex. I enjoyed the shifter characters in each book, and the narration was well done. Overall it’s a good collection.

I was given this audiobook series for free in return for an honest review.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Shadow Palace

  • The House of Closed Doors, Book 3
  • By: Jane Steen
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

For unwed mother Nell Lillington, 1876 Chicago - and her new wealth - offer the promise of longed-for independence. She dreams of a place in society for her daughter Sarah and contentment for her friend Tess. Yet how can she settle in a town where she's far too likely to run into Martin Rutherford and his glittering, faithless wife, Lucetta? Can she resist her love for Martin for Sarah's sake?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Shadow Palace

  • By April H. on 03-08-17

Lovely Series Finale.

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

Reviewed: 03-08-17

Any additional comments?

This is the third book in a series and although it could be good on its own I suggest reading the full series. It’s worth it! At this point in the story Nell has accumulated a good amount of wealth due to sound investments her great friend Martin helped her make. With her good fortune she is now trying to start a new life in Chicago with her daughter and good friend Tess. But as usual, bad things tend to happen around Nell. The twits and turns in this book are unique from the other two and keep you intrigued and interested. The narration of Elizabeth Klett is wonderful. She continues to do a great job with the character voices and with making the story come to life. If you enjoy a historical romance filled with intrigue, you should enjoy this audiobook.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful