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  • Hudson's Luck

  • A Forever Wilde Novel
  • By: Lucy Lennox
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 433
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 407
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 405

Don't ever accidentally fall for the straight guy. Especially when he's trying to pry your family's business right out from under you. I should know. Because when Hudson Wilde walks into my family's pub and begins babbling so adorably, I can't help but fall just a little bit in love. But I'm looking for Forever Man, and the sexy American is certainly not him. He's so confused about what he wants, even choosing something from the dinner menu throws him into a fuddle. But those eyes...how can I resist? 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love this family

  • By Annika on 07-18-18

Excellent -

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

I loved Hudson & Charlie's book! This is full of moments of sweetness, passion, some Irish temper, and a perfect Happy ending!!
Audio book wise, the narrator, he blew it out of the water. Loved the different accents, voices, and temperments he brought to the story.

Another 5 stars all the way, and next we Get to finally get inside Sainte's mind and heart!!

  • Felix and the Prince

  • A Forever Wilde Novel, Book 2
  • By: Lucy Lennox
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 478
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 449
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 450

Felix - Things I expect to find at Gadleigh Castle: rare stained glass, the subject of my dissertation; peace and quiet, to finish said dissertation; an escape from the paparazzi. Things I don’t expect to find: a hidden door leading to a secret room; the most gorgeous man I’ve ever set eyes on; love. Lio - Things I know are expected of me in life: I will become the King of Liorland; I will marry a nice woman; I will provide heirs to my family’s monarchy. Reasons that might be difficult: I’m gay; I’m falling in love with Felix; He has no idea I’m royal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fall in love with Felix and Lio

  • By Erryn Barratt on 03-12-18

excellent

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

Reviewed: 03-14-18

loved this story! What a perfect modern day fairytale - and the characters were so loveable!

great narration

  • The Merchant of Death

  • Playing the Fool, Book 2
  • By: Lisa Henry, J.A. Rock
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96

There's something rotten in the state of Indiana. When con man Henry Page takes it upon himself to investigate the death of an elderly patient at a care facility, he does so in true Shakespearean tradition: dressed as a girl.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nick J. Russo does it again!

  • By Belen on 03-20-16

Loving Henry & Mac

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

Reviewed: 11-07-17

This is the second book in the series and picks up right after book one..they have to be enjoyed in order. it's a fun story that shows just how small the world is and how who we fall for may not always be who we think we should love. The heart wants what the heart wants.. and in this fun mystery Mac is saving Henry as he goes undercover in a personal con.

enjoy!

  • Kings Rising

  • By: C. S. Pacat
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306

His identity now revealed, Damen must face his master, Prince Laurent, as Damianos of Akielos, the man Laurent has sworn to kill. On the brink of a momentous battle, the future of both their countries hangs in the balance. In the south, Kastor's forces are massing. In the north, the Regent's armies are mobilizing for war. Damen's only hope of reclaiming his throne is to fight together with Laurent against their usurpers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Trilogy

  • By melissa on 02-19-19

captivating

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

Reviewed: 08-01-17

Love this series! A captivating tale and flawless narration! recommend to All! 5 stars for story and audio!

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  • How to Walk Like a Man

  • Howl at the Moon, Book 2
  • By: Eli Easton
  • Narrated by: Matthew Shaw
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312

Deputy Roman Charsguard survived Afghanistan where he lost his best friend - his K-9 handler James. Roman was a military dog until two years ago when he developed the ability to shift into a human. It's not easy to learn how to be a man. He found a place to live in Mad Creek, a haven for the secret world of dog shifters. Finding a reason to live has been harder. That is, until a certain human walks into the Mad Creek Sheriff's office and starts making trouble.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant, funny, sexy, and heartwarming!

  • By Belen on 02-21-16

ROMAN!

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

I LOVED. THIS. BOOK! There is Nothing wrong with this story, except...it ends!!! This is a 5+ Star story from Eli Easton that will have everyone wishing they had a special doggie to love also...if you don't love this book...then you have no soul! (Hahah I know I am rough huh) But seriously, I LOVED Roman's story!!

I loved this story! I love Roman! There really isn't enough words to express just how much I loved this story!! :)

This is a must read series!! Please bring us more!!!

  • A Kind of Truth

  • By: Lane Hayes
  • Narrated by: Seth Clayton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161

Rand O'Malley dreams of superstardom. He hopes to one day sing the blues like a god. Moving to New York City and hiring a new manager are steps to make his dreams a reality. But nothing moves as fast as Rand would like, and everyone has opinions, for example that he should keep certain pieces of himself quiet if he plans on making it in the Big Apple. Like his bisexuality.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • There's lots to relish in this story...

  • By Lily G Blunt on 08-23-16

Fishnets and Lipstick & Guitar Heroes - 5 Stars

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

Welcome to a world where "Lipstick, fishnets, and sequins [are] optional.” As Lane Hayes takes you on an amazing journey and gives you a fantastic story! This is the first story in a new series by Ms. Hayes, the series is perfectly called "A Kind of" and this book focuses on several "Kind of Truth's".


Rand O'Malley is a character we met back in a previous series when he was a support character and Seth's best-friend. We didn't get to learn much about him back in Better Than Safe other than he had a band and appeared a bit high strung. Well now we get the full scoop and wow, what a story it is - Rand is a very complex guy with a dream of being a Rockstar and a plan in place to make his dreams come true. What he doesn't plan for his meeting William who literally rocks his world.



William "Will" Sanders / Billie Sanders is a self proclaimed band geek and if you didn't know better by the amount of names he has you might think he has multiple personalities. He doesn't. What he does have a several aspects of his life neatly compartmentalized -- so much that when the parts start to mesh, Will has trouble dealing with the consequences. William is a prodigy in music, he can make multiple instruments do his bidding and bend notes and harmonies to create unique musical masterpieces. When Rand is in need of emergency guitar lessons, Will is recommended - and as soon as Rand meets Will he is enamored and drawn to him, causing him to act like a bit of a spazz at times as he works his way into Wills heart.

When Rand is out at a local club one night after a show and sees a man in a blonde wig, fishnet stockings, makeup and a sexy dress - he can't believe his eyes when he realizes the sexy man dressed in drag is his guitar tutor. This also brings out a bit of a protective side to Rand as he asserts his claim on Will - ends up literally following Will home and then passing out in Wills cramped apartment. From that moment on, things are never the same.

I loved this story! It was the perfect mix of humor, angst, romance, passion, hot sex, innocence, rebellion, and drama while watching two characters find themselves and each other and fall in love. Perfection! An awesome start to a new series and I cannot wait for the next book! I highly recommend this book. As for the audio, wow! I loved the narrator. Seth Clayton did a fantastic job bringing life to this story, he gave personality and nuances to each character that added another layer of perfection to the story! I truly hope he will be narrating all the stories in this series!

I leave you with a conversation between Rand and Will that I loved:

“You’re missing the point that the glitter and eyeliner is what got me here. It’s why you’re in my bed now, Rand. The part of me you like the most isn’t the real me.”

“I think you’re like a caterpillar outgrowing his cocoon. You have these wings you know how to use, but you don’t, because the bright colors make you nervous. You’ll figure out on your own that you’re the one who’s kinda like magic.”





Review Copy of A Kind of Truth provided by the Publisher, Dreamspinner Press for an honest Review.

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  • Beautiful Boy

  • By: Grace R. Duncan
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215

Malcolm Tate hung up his flogger when his submissive sought out another Dom and landed in the hands of a serial killer. Convinced his lack of dominance sent his sub away, Mal has spent two years blaming himself for what happened. But when his best friend finally convinces him to go back to the local dungeon, Mal's grateful. Especially when he wins beautiful, submissive, firmly closeted Kyle Bingham in a charity slave auction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful is the only word for it.

  • By Maghan Melton on 05-25-16

4 Stars - Combo audio/written

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

4 stars - combo audio / eBook Review
I started out just listening to this story but the narrator quickly got on my nerves with his wishy-washy voice. He made both Mal and Kyle sound like they were nasally and unsure of what they wanted to say, with quivering In their voices that did not add to the story. So I am going to say - skip the audio.

As door the written, which I went to about half way through the story. It was interesting. Lots of BDSM. New stuff for my brain, as stuff was brought into okay that I had to google (yes, I did) -- and afterwards I can say I have a new appreciation for the sadomasochistic relationship (Mal is the Sadist and Kyle is her perfect masochist). I also appreciated the realism of the story and think the author did a great job of portraying Safe, Sane, Consensual (even if what I thought Kyle did was beyond Sane, he wanted it).

The conflict in this story was about Kyle learning to accept himself, understand he was worthy, and then face his parents - who of course did not take his coming out with a grain of salt. Malcom was the perfect Dominant, although he was a bit off the chain at times (Sadist and all) his love for Kyle shown through in every action.

My problem with this story was the insta-love. I think it distracted from the BDSM relationship and took the quality of the story down a notch. Also, Kyle trusted Malcolm immediately and to me trust is something you work up to.. Build on.. And earn as the relationship grows. However, never having been in a BDSM relationship .. Maybe it's different.

Overall, 4 stars and a solid story!


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(¸.•' (¸.•`*Review Copy provided by Dreamspinner Press in exchange for an honest review.
Reviewed by Jaime from Alpha Book Club

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  • Little Wolf

  • By: R. Cooper
  • Narrated by: Robert Nieman
  • Length: 18 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 206

On the run from his old-blood werewolf family, Tim Dirus finds himself in Wolf's Paw, one of the last surviving refuges from the days when werewolves were hunted by humans and one of the last places Tim wants to be. Kept away from other wolves by his uncle, Tim knows almost nothing about his own kind except that alpha werewolves only want to control and dominate a scrawny wolf like him. Tim isn't in Wolf's Paw an hour before he draws the attention of Sheriff Nathaniel Neri.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A sweet story

  • By Donald on 05-13-16

Unable to Finish - DNF

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

I was not able to finish this story. I tried both the written and the audiobook and neither was able to grab my attention and hold it.

  • Shifting Gears

  • Crossroads, Book 2
  • By: Riley Hart
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 400

Rod Nelson is used to being someone's good time, and that's fine with him. Spending his days at his adult toy store, Rods-N-Ends, he never knows who he'll meet. The second Landon Harrison walks in, he has Rod's full attention. It seems as if Landon wants him too, so why won't the man jump in the sack with him already?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't love the reader, but a great series

  • By JJBG on 05-26-16

Ride it out with 5 Star Riley Hart!

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

5+ Stars!! I F.Loved This Book!!

This is book two in the Crossroads series, and Riley Hart has written a brilliant book! This book has everything, two amazing MC, lots of chemistry, motorcycles, hot as hell sex, dirty talking, comedy, a very hot slow-burn, and supporting characters that we already love! What more could you want? This series is a must read for all! Rod Nelson, he is the life of the party always has a joke and isn't afraid to have a good time, he isn't looking for love only a good time and he has no trouble finding that. Something changes when Landon Harrison visits his adult toy store, for the third time in as many weeks looking for his favorite lube, Easy-Ride. Yes, he can admit he wants Landon.. and he wants him badly!

Landon, having just moved back home for his sisters wedding now finds himself living with his mom again after years of living on his own, this is an adjustment to say the least. Landon finds himself visiting Rods-and-Ends on a weekly basis, he finds himself drawn to the witty man who works behind the counter. Landon makes no apologies for his healthy sex-drive, he enjoys both males and females - but as he continues to get to know Rod he finds that he is enjoying their friendship so much he is afraid to let it progress to something more - he doesn't want to lose Rod.

As the sexual tension keeps building and these two MC become inseparable, they find they have a lot more in common besides wanting to jump each other. Landon and Rod both come to depend on each other and help each other out, such as Rod hooking Landon up with a connection to Bryce who is looking for a motorcycle mechanic and then Landon volunteering to teach Rod how to ride a motorcycle.. they really do become friends-before-lovers. This is not for all of Rod's trying to get them to sleep together, as he so eloquently puts it.. if they would just get it out of their system then they could be "just friends" -- but life never works out that way, does it?

When Landon finally gives in to Rod after fending him off for a while... these two are explosive!!

But what happens after they have sex? Will Landon now walk away? He has admitted he never stays friends with people he sleeps with? What about Rod, can he deal with yet another person turning their back on him? You will just have to get this book and find out.. and let me tell you it's an amazing ride!! So hang on... and come "Shift Gears" with Landon and Rod while Riley Hart keeps your heart racing to the ending!!

The audio-book of this story was amazing Sean Crisden did not disappoint with his flawless narration and storytelling ability. I would recommend Riley Hart or Sean Crisden to anyone who wanted a great story and perfect narration!

5+ Stars

  • Red River

  • Pack Collection, Book 2
  • By: Cardeno C.
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205

Commitment, loyalty, and strength aren't enough to make Wesley Stone's birth pack accept an Alpha with a physical imperfection, even if it's a meaningless mark. Putting the safety of his pack above his own wellbeing, Wesley trades himself for another Alpha and agrees to mate with a stranger in a mysterious, insular pack. Alphas from Jobe Root's family have led the Red River pack from the first day shifters walked the earth. Now the time has come for Jobe to fulfill his destiny, but to do that, he needs his mate by his side.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love the story and the narration!

  • By Belen on 06-25-16

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

Nick J. Russo did an amazing Job with book Two in Cardeno C.'s Pack Series. Having already read the story I listened to the audiobook just because I enjoy Cardeno's books so much and I was please to see that the narrator did an amazing job of adding another layer and dimension to the story and making it come alive. I highly recommend this story and both author Cardeno C and narrator Nick J. Russo
5 Stars

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