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  • You Never Know

  • By: Mary Calmes
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 206

Hagen Wylie has it all figured out. He's going to live in his hometown, be everybody's friend, explore new relationships, and rebuild his life after the horrors of war. No muss, no fuss is the plan. He's well on his way - until he finds out his first love has come home too. Hagen says it's no big deal, but a chance encounter with Mitch Thayer's two cute sons puts him directly in the path of the only guy he's never gotten out of his head.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Vazzy on 11-19-17

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 11-19-17

This is the first Mary Calmes book I’ve been disappointed in. It felt like she wrote it because she couldn’t think of anything else to do that day which is disappointing. Her books have usually got a better story line something that keeps you wanting more. This was just a “poor me he broke my heart now He wants you back and he’s dominating so ya have to you got no choice” if I wanted to listen to a story like that I read mills and boon.. or watch a corny rom com.
I hate writing this as I own all of mary books I thought it was the way I was reading it so I bought the audio as I love both but even Greg trembly made Hagen sound like a defenceless chick not an ex marine going through hard times.. the only reason I finished it was because I liked the other characters in the book I looked forward to reading/listening to them which is sad but being in Hagen head was sooooo repetitive fuckkk we get it.
I know Mary writes good HEA but I think a good end would have been for these guys not to have gotten together be good friends yes but for Mitch to realise yep I fucked up I’m sorry and no I don’t deserve you.. Maybe Ashes character not been such a duche or for Hagen to follow him for a few years make a silly decision and then think about Mitch deserving a second. but no we just had the usual boring push till ya get ya own way. I just think it was to easy for Mitch real life is not like that.
Again hated writing this but thought it needed to be done.

12 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Tin Box

  • By: Kim Fielding
  • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125

William Lyon's past forced him to become someone he isn't. Conflicted and unable to maintain the charade, he separates from his wife and takes a job as caretaker at a former mental hospital. Jelley's Valley State Insane Asylum was the largest mental hospital in California for well over a century, but it now stands empty. William thinks the decrepit institution is the perfect place to finish his dissertation and wait for his divorce to become final. In town, William meets Colby Anderson, who minds the local store and post office.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Heather on 06-22-15

Wonderful !!!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-15

I read this book when it was first published and loved it.. But listening to the audio made it so much better.. I think K C kelly was the best narrator for this story. He bought the story more to life I don't know how he read it with out crying his voice's bought so much emotion when reading I never cried so much when listening to a book. It was a while ago when I read this book but I don't remember ever shedding a tear so that's why I say the narrator really gives this book it's five star. Don't get me wrong the story line is fantastic the author really did her homework awesome job you will not regret the credit or dollars you spend..

  • Deep Desire

  • Deep, Book 1
  • By: Z.A. Maxfield
  • Narrated by: Caleb Dickenson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 113
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 108

As the Indiana Jones of historical erotica, there is no document existing - or just rumored to exist - Adin Tredeger can't unearth. Why he would risk the biggest coup of his career to join the mile-high club is beyond him. But the disarming, dark-eyed man who somehow enters Adin's locked airplane washroom has him completely nude and coming apart. All without a whimper of protest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better in audio format

  • By Kathleen on 10-07-15

Well I loved it!!

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

Reviewed: 05-19-15

It was an easy listen good drama action a great start to the series I hope all the books will be in audio...
Narration was good really enjoyed, as this is first time I have heard from this narrator I was a bit iffy in buying but have to say I really was happy with the work he did.
I'm not sure what the other reviews were about, yes it wasn't the best story for this author but what do you expect for vampire story they are all corny when it comes down to the HEA, I would listen or read again I think it's just the beginning for these characters and there is so much more to tell..
Awesome work please put the rest of this series in audio as you can't have the teaser at the end of this and not finish..
Worth the $$$

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Innocent: A Novel

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,046
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,505
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,492

Will Robie may have just made the first - and last - mistake of his career.... It begins with a hit gone wrong. Robie is dispatched to eliminate a target unusually close to home in Washington, D.C. But something about this mission doesn't seem right to Robie, and he does the unthinkable: He refuses to kill. Now, Robie becomes a target himself and must escape from his own people.

Fleeing the scene, Robie crosses paths with a wayward teenage girl, a 14-year-old runaway from a foster home. But she isn't an ordinary runaway....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disliked all the Sound Effects.

  • By Stan on 07-16-14

Never a dull moment with Will Robbie!!

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

Reviewed: 05-01-15


Great start to the series I have read the books but love audio so had to listen and didn't disappoint, at first I was a bit iffy on the sound affects with this narrative as it's the first book I have listen to with it but you get past it and I have never been a fan of duel narration but they did awesome in this.. It worked well because it was read in main character POV by the male and the women's voice was only used when females were talking so it worked well I very much enjoyed it this way wish more books were read this way but it can only work when it's just one POV I don't think it can work otherwise..
All in all fantastic narrators awesome author great story
Won't be disappointed worth the $$

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Still

  • By: Mary Calmes
  • Narrated by: Tristan James
  • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132

What happens when two men who have been together for 17 years fall out of love? Sivan Cruz, a set director in San Francisco, and Walter Wainwright, a big shot Bay Area lawyer, find out the hard way. Walter loves Sivan with all his heart but rarely talks about it, and Sivan needs to hear the words. The language of the love they have shared for so long, that has enabled them to build a life together and raise two children, stops working. They become - still.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • And I Love you...........Still

  • By Heather on 09-18-14

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 02-20-15

It took me along time to want to hear this book as I hate it when HEA don't work out and I don't want to see heart break in anyone.. But then I said to myself it's Mary calmed what could go wrong.. And of course I wasn't disappointed again she brings out the the good in people when ya just want to hate them..
Love the short story and Tristian James yet again does justice another reason for the purchase..
Worth the dollars

  • Love, Like Water

  • By: Rowan Speedwell
  • Narrated by: K. C. Kelly
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139

Three years undercover with one of the worst gangs in the country left FBI agent Joshua Chastain shattered. Battling nightmares and addiction, he leaves the concrete jungle for New Mexico horse country, hoping to start over on his uncle's ranch. Foreman Eli Kelly spends his life rehabilitating abused animals, and Joshua is just another lost soul. But as Joshua slowly begins to put his life back together, Eli realizes that Joshua is a lot more than his newest project. Joshua's plan seems to work - maybe a fresh start was just what he needed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the tone of the narrator's voice

  • By Heather on 06-24-14

Loved it!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-19-15

A nice romantic tear ya heart strings emotional roller coaster ride!!
This story wasn't just another cowboy meets city boy love story this had drama with a difference.. If that makes any sense with out giving away the story as I hate spoilers in reviews.

At first I thought the narrator made the characters sound a bit backwards with the slow drawls in the accents and I wasn't happy with it as it was my first time listening to K C Kelly.. But I have since listened to other works he has done and loved him ..so I went and listened to this book again and it made me love the book even more as I found that it wouldn't have worked with someone who couldn't speak the other languages in this book.. He done an excellent job..
Worth ya money

  • Continental Divide

  • Separate Ways, Book 1
  • By: Laura Harner, Lisa Worrall
  • Narrated by: Dax Fischer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

Detective Remington frickin' hates the missing persons detail, but a cold fury builds in the pit of his stomach when he realizes that over the past three months, six boys have disappeared from the smaller communities that surround the greater Phoenix area. All were reported to be runaways looking to escape their shitty lives, but Remy's starting to put together a different picture, and he doesn't like it one damn bit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Riva on 02-12-15

Just WoW!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-17-15

I kept skipping over this in my recommendation until I read the reviews as I never heard or read anything from these authors..
I'm sooo glad I took the gamble, not only is there a great storyline that kept you listening till the end but each character written had there own individual personalities which I liked, as some stories you read can tend to repeat personalities.
I think the narrator helped a lot with this he was awesome from his accents to the emotional tones he used for both main characters and secondary characters..I have to say that Dex is up there with Tristian James, KC Kelly and Paul Morey in reading M/M genre.. ( they are my fav)..
I'm not going to write anything about this story as I hate spoilers when reading reviews and there wasn't a cliff hanger but the only negative thing I have to say is waiting for the next book in this series to come out in audible.. I can usually wait but with this series I'm going to go buy the books and read them as I just have to find out what happens to Remy And James.
All in all fantastic
Worth the dollars or credit

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Protector

  • By: Cooper West
  • Narrated by: Paul Morey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 152

Guardsmen are always matched in a bonded pair. The Protector can shift into a weredog, and the human partner is his Handler. They are incredibly rare and highly valued, but people also fear them for their mystical abilities. No Protector in living memory has outlived his Handler - until Alex Taylor. Now a widower, Alex lives a lonely half-life and faces day after day of grief with no hope for happiness in the future.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narration is great

  • By Belen on 08-31-15

Awesome!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-13-15

Loved this easy listening with twist and turns that leaves you wanting more..
As always Paul Morey does an excellent job with the narration he is the reason why I purchased this book in the first place and he doesn't disappoint..
This is the first book I listen/ read of this author and I will be purchasing more I hope it's not a long wait for the next in this series and I hope he keeps the same narrator..
All in all fantastic story...

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • An Unconventional Union

  • By: Scotty Cade
  • Narrated by: Finn Sterling
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

After years of hiding their love for each other, Webber Kincaid, and his executive assistant, Tristan Moreau, finally came clean - and discovered KIC's chief financial officer has been up to some shady business transactions. Now that they're back, Tristan and Webber must expose the CFO's indiscretions - and save Webber's reputation, since he's ultimately responsible for his CFO's actions. With Tristan by his side, Webber faces KIC's board of directors and a looming investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Suspenseful, sweet and sad.

  • By Tams (TTC Books and more) on 10-22-14

Great ending to a wonderful story!!

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

Reviewed: 02-10-15

Finally The second book to the series and it didn't disappoint.. Loved the way this story kept you listening to the very end with ups and downs and twists and turns.. The only thing is I would have liked the book to have finished with an epilogue as it kind of just finishes not so much as a cliff hanger but like there is more to tell I'm not sure wether you could get another book out of it and wether Scotty is doing a follow on but it just seems there could have been more to the end of what happened to these characters I won't spoil the end for those who haven't listened or read it.
Another good narration all in all great end for a HEA..

  • An Unconventional Courtship

  • By: Scotty Cade
  • Narrated by: Finn Sterling
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 135

Tristan Moreau loves his job as chief administrative officer and personal assistant to Webber Kincaid, President, Chairman, and CEO of Kincaid International. It would be the perfect job...if only he hadn't fallen in love with his boss as well as the work. After two years, he's still doing everything in his power to keep his feelings hidden-mostly because he wants to protect the reputation of his famous boss but also because he wants to keep his job.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Romance

  • By Libros Lover on 02-14-14

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 02-10-15

Loved this book Scotty did a wonderful job in this book and listening to it made it even better.. The plot was good and kept you listening I did it in one sitting and was bummed had to wait for the sequel to listen to their HEA but was worth it..
I was a bit iffy on the narrator at first I thought he sounded a bit to young for the characters but after getting through the first chapter his voices suited the characters personalities perfectly.. I have listened to other books he's done and found the same I think it just takes a bit for this narrator to kick into the story so bare with it..
All in all great listening