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  • Everest

  • By: S.L. Scott
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Ava Erickson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

Six-foot-three. Dynamic green eyes. Utterly irresistible. Ethan Everest stole my breath the first time I saw him. He romanced me with skill, dazzled me with his charisma, and proceeded to steal my heart right after. I might have fallen for his easy-going smile the first time we met, but I fell for him the second time. Honey-colored hair. Cherry-kissed lips. Captivatingly gorgeous. Singer Davis was the first, and only, woman to ever intimidate me. She spoke to my heart with her wit, seduced me with her eyes, and became the only thing that made sense in a world that made none.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I love Sebastian York but....

  • By Cre O. on 11-18-18

I love Sebastian York but....

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

Reviewed: 11-18-18

I need SY to choose more carefully the books he narrates as well as his co-narrators. This book was supposed to be emotional but AE’s voice lacks the passion needed for this story, it is too lilting. SY is amazing but there was little to none of him. I’m beginning to think authors choose him because he’s an automatic click for many readers, but that’s starting to affect his ratings.

Ms Scott was out of her depth with this story though. This book was a mixture of everything but with no true depth or substance. The romance was lackluster, the suspense factor was anticlimactic; it felt out of place and rushed in this book, in fact, it never truly developed. Also, the emotion I expected to feel from the tragic event which took place in the book was nonexistent because of AE’s emotionless narration of the event.

All in all this book had me bored. I returned it for a full refund and will be steering clear of Ava Erickson’s narrations from now on, as well as take a break from Sebastian York for a while (at least until he starts doing more narrations worthy of his sexy voice).

14 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Tempting Love

  • By: Kelly Elliott
  • Narrated by: Stephen Dexter, Yvonne Syn
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106

Can a woman actually make you feel like you're losing your damn mind? Yes. If she is Corina Miller. The only woman who has ever made me long for something more, and let me tell you, that has me all kinds of messed up. After months of ignoring my feelings, it's clear to me I've fallen for those piercing blue eyes and sexy smile. But is it too late? Have I pushed her into the arms of someone else?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love it

  • By Lena L Morris on 10-24-18

Ruined by the narrators!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

When people say a narrator can make or break a book, it’s true. Ms Elliot writes with so much passion and the story of Parker family is beautiful but all it takes is a subpar narrator to ruin it. I was looking forward to Corines and Mitchell story with the same raw passion found in Steed and Paxton’s story but the narrators (especially the female) ruined it. There was no passion, no emotion whatsoever. I got pissed and bored so I read it instead. I wish she had stuck with the original narrators she used in book 1. Extremely disappointed

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Lost Love

  • By: Kelly Elliott
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel, Lauren Sweet
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205

Moving back home to my parents' cattle ranch in Texas was the last thing I thought I'd be doing. But, here I stand...in front of my high school girlfriend. A beautiful, confident woman has replaced the young girl I once knew and loved. Hell. I'm still in love with her. Yep. Paxton Monroe was my first love and the one girl in town who now hated my guts. So much so, Paxton swore her revenge on me if it took her until the day she died.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved it.

  • By Mrs. Jamie Jennings on 11-17-18

Omg!!

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

This book was not what I expected. I had it sitting in my library forever then accidentally purchased it and boy was I surprised. I cried from the beginning to the end but it was oh so beautiful. The emotion in the narrators voices is what really did it for me. I absolutely LOOOOOVEEE this book and all I can say is get it, it is worth the credit! Definitely keeping this one.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Blackjack

  • Reapers MC Series, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Knox
  • Narrated by: Jillian Macie, Aiden Snow
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

With marriage, there are things you can and can't live with. Harry, my abusive husband, made that clear enough when he beat me like a dog, forced a miscarriage on me, and tried posing me as a hostage to my father's notorious biker gang, The Reapers. I was lucky enough to get out of my marriage in one piece but it's only a matter of time before he picks up my trail and hunts me down. Blackjack swears he'll kill him the second he steps foot in town. I know he means well but there's something about his stare when he tells me I deserve better.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Boring not well thought out plot

  • By Cre O. on 08-14-18

Boring not well thought out plot

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

Must be a new writer. So many things wrong with this book. Heroine had such strong family ties but yet she did not speak with her family for years until she needed them. The writing was all over the place I couldn’t keep up. Female narrator was annoying. Anyway, I’ll pass on the next one.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Hero

  • By: Lauren Rowe
  • Narrated by: Lauren Rowe, John Lane
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 898
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 835
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 833

The first time I laid eyes on Lydia Decker, I couldn’t speak. Or breathe. Or string two coherent thoughts together. And I don’t mean any of that figuratively. No, when I first laid eyes on Lydia Decker - my physical therapist - I was lying flat on my back in the ICU, high as a kite on painkillers, breathing on a ventilator, my bones as broken and splintered as my spirit. She said she’d been assigned to fix me. But what I didn’t know...what I couldn’t possibly know...was that Lydia Decker needed fixing far more than I ever did.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lauren Rowe you slay me!

  • By Mette Toft on 03-13-18

Female narrator ruined the listen for me

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

Reviewed: 04-08-18

The female narrator was absolutely awful. For an avid listener like me who’ve heard some of the best narrators Audible has to offer, namely Andi Arndt, Sebastian York, Jacob Morgan, Grace Grant, Joe Arden, Erin Mallon and Elena Wolfe ..just to name a few, it was hard to listen to Lauren Rowe’s subpar narration of her OWN BOOK!!! It should be illegal for an author to narrate her own book! Maybe that’s going too far, but gaddamit that’s how I feel! It’s like playing quarterback and center at the same time, it makes no damn sense and doesn’t work!

Anyway, after giving up on the audio version of this book I opted to read it instead and the story was actually good. It’s about a single mom whose life got turned upside down, and the man who helped her piece it back together.

This was a love at first sight story that might work for some but not others. What I liked about this book was even though the book took the females’ grief into perspective the book was not solely based on her grief or use it as a crutch for her not moving forward in life.

My recommendation to readers: Read, DON’T listen
My recommendation to the author: STOP READING YOUR OWN BOOK! Or maybe do some voice training if you want to dabble in narrating.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Buy Me, Sir

  • By: Jade West
  • Narrated by: Posey Clifford, Smutty McDiarmid
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

They call him the puppet master. They say he's dirty, dark and dangerous. And they're right. He's everything they say he is, and more. So much more.... Alexander Henley has no idea I exist. No idea whatsoever how much I want him. But that's all about to change.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Omg! The woman’s voice makes this awful.

  • By W. Marie Britt on 03-16-18

Save your credit

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

Reviewed: 04-05-18

The only reason I rated this a 1 Star is because leaving it blank defaults to 5 stars, but trust me, this book deserves a zero star rating same with the narrators.

I had this book sitting in my wishlist for a while and finally decided to spend my credit, and boy was it a waste.

Here are my problems with this book outside of both narrators being absolutely AWFUL

1) The hero is supposedly rich and hires people to clean his house filled with valuables, he didn’t even take the time to learn the name of his cleaner nor did he invest in any kind of cameras to protect his home and valuables!! RIDICULOUS

2) The kids in the story was pointless because aside from a few cameos they never really developed (which I understand because this story is about sex) but whey make them part of the story. The kids were never a priority for neither the hero or heroine but somehow all their decisions was for the kids (heavy eye roll)

3) This book was plain stupid..save your credit

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Debt

  • By: Nina G. Jones
  • Narrated by: Mackenzie Harte, Rock Engle
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67

I don't know what I was thinking when I hired someone to attack me. Maybe I was bored, or lonely, or there was a void so deep inside of me that I needed something explosive to fill it. It was supposed to be safe. A thrill. A way to break through the monotony of everyday life. It was an illusion of danger that I could walk away from as soon as it was over. Except that it wasn't.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply awesome

  • By vern Hendricks on 03-26-18

Wow!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-01-18

I am still speechless with this book! Where do I start??? This book broke me, put me back together then broke me again. All I’m going to say is, get this book, the credit will be worth it!!

  • 69 Million Things I Hate About You

  • Winning the Billionaire, Book 1
  • By: Kira Archer
  • Narrated by: Kate Waldren
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

After personal assistant Kiersten Abbott wins sixty-nine million dollars in the lotto, she suddenly has more than enough money to quit her impossibly demanding job. But where's the fun in that? She decides to stay and exact a little revenge on her insufferable ass of a boss.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome!

  • By James H. Anderson on 12-08-17

Wish I could score this LOWER!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-28-18

HORRIBLE narrator! How she gets work is beyond me. Every sentence sounded like suspense. Storyline was interesting which is why I purchased the book but by the 3rd hour I was bored, it could be the story or it could be the narrator, either way I had to make mental reminders to pay attention. I gave up on this, it was too much torture on my ears!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fear Us

  • Broken Love, Book 3
  • By: B. B. Reid
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Ava Erickson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 474
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471

It's been four years since I ran away - from home, my brother, and my maybe father. I created a life free of expectations while pretending I wasn't being hunted by all of the above. I managed to stay under the radar all this time...or so I thought. When big brother shows up and saves my ass, I'm forced to face everything I left behind, including her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • How Dark is Your Love

  • By Misty on 10-27-17

Meh...

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

Reviewed: 03-18-18

This book is about emotional and physical abuse disguised as a “love” story. Honestly, 3/4 of the book was about the strong hate the hero had for the heroine, he abused her, raped her, threatened her, you name it he did it. I finished it but definitely passing on the books before and after this one.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Don't Look Back

  • By: Vicki Tharp
  • Narrated by: D. C. Cole
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

A fresh start. An old flame. A killer's new obsession. Ridley Meyer's latest murder has left him unsatisfied, but the spitfire with the U-Haul may provide just the challenge he craves. Facing imminent foreclosure on her inherited island home, veterinarian Audrey West seizes the opportunity to start a new life. Determined and focused, Audrey is committed to her plans...but what she hadn't planned on was running into the cross hairs of a killer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't look back

  • By ZOE R on 02-20-18

Just meh

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

This was ok, not great. Narration was horrible, the storyline was good until the last 2 hrs of the book when it became ridiculous because of the stupid decisions on the heroine’s part, but I understand, the author wanted an ending and ran out of ideas I guess.

Honestly, I finished the book because I had nothing else to do. I would PROBABLY try another book by the author but I’ll pass on the narrator, half the time I couldn’t understand him because he sounded like a drunk old man the other half he sounded as bored as I was listening to him.

And LORD!!! If I hear “What the purple hell” one more time I’m going to scream!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful