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  • Wolf and the Holly

  • Rowan Harbor Cycle Series, Book 2
  • By: Sam Burns
  • Narrated by: Chris Chambers
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Five years ago, Jesse dropped out of college and came home to Rowan Harbor to find safety with his pack. A broken man, he's been living as though the world is ending - allergic to responsibility and spending most of his nights at the local bar. But he can't avoid growing up forever. On the night of his 30th birthday party, he finds his childhood friend Isla unconscious, attacked in the middle of their peaceful hometown. The wolf inside him wants to protect its people from the slick-haired, smooth-talking vampire who's brought trouble to town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Second in this series

  • By N Florida on 01-12-19

Second in this series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-12-19

I like the writing style of this author. This series has a continuing mystery and even though it wraps up in the third book I can see where it could be continued. There is no cliff hanger but with the characters and town I could see where the author could go on. The narrator does an excellent job. I've listened to many books narrated by Chris Chambers. I discovered this series by searching his name.

  • Blackbird in the Reeds

  • Rowan Harbor Cycle Series, Book 1
  • By: Sam Burns
  • Narrated by: Chris Chambers
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

Devon Murphy has never believed that there were fairies at the bottom of the garden, but when he's in an accident on his way to his grandmother's house and comes face to face with the biggest, baddest wolf he's ever seen, he's forced to reconsider. When his grandmother asks him to look into a string of suspicious accidents, he finds a much bigger mystery to unravel. From his childhood best friend to the too-attractive deputy Wade Hunter, everyone in Rowan Harbor seems to have something to hide. Devon has to get to the bottom of it all before the accidents turn deadly.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 3.5 Stars

  • By Belen on 05-28-18

A good start to a new series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-12-19

This is the first of a three part series although it could be added to. This is the first time I've read any of San Burns books, I like his style of writing. Very practical and easy to read. Meaning any of the conversations I could image having them in real life. Very lite on the sex which is a goodthing when you have a good storyline. You are not depending on the distraction of sex to make up word count. A little mystery, a little romance and a lot of good characters. Chris Chambers does a good job narrating. I like his voice, it's easy to listen to and the characters are easy to tell the difference.

  • Fox and Birch

  • Rowan Harbor Cycle Series, Book 3
  • By: Sam Burns
  • Narrated by: Chris Chambers
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Fletcher Lane wants to protect people. It was why he became a deputy. A month ago, it was why he killed a vampire who kidnapped one of his friends. Now, that death has started a cascade effect that's tearing his life apart, leaving him possessed by magic that whispers to him in ancient Gothic.  While he's already fighting for control of his own mind, he has to hold it together when strangers come into town looking for the dead vampire. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magic and shifters

  • By N Florida on 01-12-19

Magic and shifters

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-12-19

This is the third book in this series. It lives up to the previous books. I recommend you read these in sequence,although you can read as a stand alone but it's best to know the history and characters from the 2previous books. I like Chris Chambers narration. He doesn't do a lot of variation of the voices but I didn't have a problem identifying who was speaking.It is more of a mythical setting witg a mystery thrown in. I would consider this a lite read and although romantic not heavy on graphic sex and it doesn't have to be. The story is strong enough to stand on it's own.

  • Light from the Dark

  • By: Mercy Celeste
  • Narrated by: Derrick McClain
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164

After a year of picking up the pieces of his shattered life, former US marshal Micah Beasley takes a job as bodyguard for a spoiled rich kid who can't leave his house. It's supposed to be a cupcake assignment. He just needs to get back in the game. What could possibly go wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Mystery / Broken Characters = Great Story

  • By def1202 on 03-28-17

Great read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-08-19

I really liked this book, I've listened to the audiobook 3 times. You have to suspend what you know and expect about certain conditions and just go with the flow. It's not high anxiety though I can see it may trigger some sensitivities. The only problem is at the end where the reasons are revealed, I'm still not sure I understand but that doesn't impact the major story which is 2 broken people finding love and acceptance together.

  • Imaginary

  • By: Jamie Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Paul Morey
  • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

Aaron is a lonely, unloved boy when he first meets James. Their friendship seems like a dream come true - or perhaps just a dream, because no one else can see or hear James. Aaron stubbornly clings to his new friend, however, even when the friendship makes him an object of scorn and ridicule. No matter the years that pass, or the challenges they face, Aaron refuses to give up on his best friend - but life might just find a way to take James from him anyway.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An interesting spin on a fairytale feel good story

  • By Skyz on 10-20-14

Very sweet

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-19

This is a very sweet love story about a lonely boy and a very lost boy. It takes place over 10 years and has a hea ending. The narrator has a very soothing voice and does justice to the story. I found nothing wrong and enjoyed this as a short sweet romance. Give it a chance if you want a break from all the graphic depictions of sexual encounters which after awhile l find myself spacing out when they take away from the story instead of adding to it.

  • Be Fairy Game

  • A Starfig Investigations Novel, Book 2
  • By: Meghan Maslow
  • Narrated by: Greg Boudreaux
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 48

When a simple "find and fetch" case throws Private Investigator Twig Starfig and newly minted wizard Quinn Broomsparkle into the middle of an EBI murder investigation, it’s just another day in the Elder Realm. If murder were Twig’s only problem, he’d be the luckiest half-dragon in the land. Murder he can handle. Fulfilling his promise to his scheming, power-hungry father to run for a seat on Lighthelm’s city council? Meh, he’d rather face a demon with a toothache.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Victoria on 12-14-18

A must read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-18-18

I listened to this book and immediately listened again. This is a sequel to By Fairy Means and Foul which I will listen to again. Love the writing, it's smart, funny, witty and keeps you engaged throughout. Greg Boudreaux is wonderful and hits the characters nuisances spot on. I'm going back and listening to the first book again. I hope there is a sequel in the works.

  • Ravensong

  • Green Creek, Book 2
  • By: TJ Klune
  • Narrated by: Kurt Graves
  • Length: 20 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 159

Gordo has found himself once again the witch of the Bennett pack. Green Creek has settled after the death of Richard Collins, and Gordo constantly struggles to ignore Mark and the song that howls between them. But time is running out. Something is coming. And this time, it’s crawling from within. Some bonds, no matter how strong, were made to be broken.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As good as it gets

  • By N Florida on 12-07-18

As good as it gets

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-07-18

Just finished listening to Ravensong and was not disappointed. Will begin my second listen in a few hours. As this is a long book and I'm impatient, I listened the first time with no breaks. I did fall asleep as it is long but having read the book I was able to pick up the storyline easily. This next time I will take breaks when feeling tired. TJ Klune captures the characters of this world and is true and consistent with each one. He spends a remarkable story of friend, family, and why you should surround yourself with your own made family either by relation of blood or by bond. Kirt Graves is one of my favorite narrators. I have listen to all the books he has graced us with his voice. When TJ completes the 3rd book I hope he sticks with Kirt as the narrator. It would be a shame and disservice to his fans if he doesn't. I'm not a believer in rehashing the story beyond the editors notes and sometimes it does the book a disadvantage in doing so. My recommendation is to read the books in order beginning with Wolfsong then Ravensong. Then listen to both.

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  • Music of the Soul

  • Souls of Chicago Series, Book 2
  • By: Annabella Michaels
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96

Besides his family, music had always been the most important thing in Carter Greene's life. Having a career in music was everything he had ever dreamed of. That was until the terrible night when he nearly lost everything. Carter can't get the image of one particular man out of his mind; the man who found him in his darkest moment. The one who risked everything to save him and the same person who most likely never wants to speak to him again.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another amazing story from Annabella

  • By Lisa Neal on 11-20-18

Judge for yourself

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-18

If you are looking for a weak storyline and a lot of sex this book is for you. I tried 3 times to read this book before skipping all the sex scenes and getting to the story which is really uninteresting. Otherwise I would not have finished. It's a shame that a series depends on all sex scenes to fill in the pages and the sadist part is the sex is so frequent and unrealistic that it becomes boring.If you are looking for an interesting story with realistic sex this book is not for you.I don't recommend it.

  • Feeding the Soul

  • Souls of Chicago, Book 1
  • By: Annabella Michaels
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

Knowing that one more blow to his heart could destroy him, Giovanni had built walls up around his heart to protect himself. He had created strict rules for himself about the men he slept with, which included never exchanging names and absolutely no repeat performances. That was until he met a young man whom he found impossible to forget.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sexy and sweet story...amazing narration.

  • By Kara on 01-08-18

Ugh

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-24-18

If you're looking for sex and a formalitive story line this book is for you. It seems every chapter begins and end with sex, so much so it becomes monotonous. Weak story line thrown in between sex scenes. I actually started fast forwarding through the sex scenes. Boy meets boy in a bar for one night stand, finds out he works for the anonymous hook up. Falls in love, someone from the past shows up. They breakup and get back together. Same old same old, couldn't get invested in either mc. I found both mc unsympathetic.

  • The Last Sun

  • By: K. D. Edwards
  • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167

Rune Saint John, the last child of the fallen Sun Court, is hired to search for Lady Judgment's missing son, Addam, on New Atlantis, the island city where the Atlanteans moved after ordinary humans destroyed their original home. With his companion and bodyguard, Brand, he questions Addam's relatives and business contacts through the highest ranks of the nobles of New Atlantis. But as they investigate, they uncover more than a missing man: a legendary creature connected to the secret of the massacre of Rune's Court.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly different and chalk full of sass!

  • By Empress Kate on 08-31-18

WOW good start for a new series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-08-18

Lots of characters, lots of action, a lot to keep track of. I really liked this book and it's a good start to a new series, lots of opportunity for future stories and prequels. I'm not a fan of prequels but I would be interested in knowing more of how we got to where we are in the first book. Love Josh Hurley's interruption of the characters. He gives a great performance and I'll be looking forward to hearing him again. If the second book goes to audio and he is the narrator then definitely will have another winner. Now off to buy the second installment on kindle.