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  • Heart Stop

  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Paige McKinney
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 163
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 153
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 154

Jay "Flash" Reynolds has a brilliant future as a trauma surgeon until a truck on a rainy night changes her life. Assistant chief medical examiner Olivia Price is more at ease with the dead than the living - at least the dead never lie. All she needs to do is listen to their stories. What she doesn't need is a surly new resident who would rather be somewhere else. Two women, one with a damaged body, the other a damaged spirit, challenge each other to dare to live again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The narration made it difficult to finish.

  • By Cheryl J Kelly on 07-26-17

Another book ruined by terrible narration.

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

Reviewed: 01-16-19

Well neat. This is the first Radclyffe book I can't finish because the narrator's voice for one of the main characters, well several characters, is so bad. For me, listening to Radclyffe is a slam dunk good use of a credit; it's like coming home.
Not this time. The narrator's read of the sex scenes is so terrible it's roughly the equivalent of someone describing my parents having sex; neither of which are anything I want to be a part of. She is completely emotionless and has a sing song quality to her voice. Save your valuable credit for another book. Trust me.

  • Trauma Alert

  • First Responders, Book 1
  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Nicole Vilencia
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 405

Dr. Ali Torveau knows just how fragile life can be - she sees death and tragedy every day in the trauma unit. Battling the dark forces of fate is her life's work and she doesn't want or need anything else, certainly nothing as transient as love. Plenty of women try to change her mind, but she never has any trouble saying no. Not until the day firefighter Beau Cross shows up in her ER and sets Ali’s carefully ordered world aflame.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I have Narrator Trauma

  • By Dandylion on 01-15-13

Narrator ruins this book

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

Nothing ruins a great book like a narrator who reads a very descriptive and well-written love scene (as Radclyffe always does) like they're reading from the classifieds. Absolutely abysmal. The entire time I was wishing Abbie Craden would have narrated this book. If so I would have given it five stars across the board. This was roughly the equivalent of a high end, expensive dress being sold at Kmart. Boo.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Media Darling

  • By: Fiona Riley
  • Narrated by: Lori Prince
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

Hayley Carpenter has always dreamed of being a famous screenwriter, but dreams don’t pay bills and LA living isn’t cheap. So when a temp position at a celebrity gossip magazine becomes available, she goes after it. Emerson Sterling has been acting since she was little, but a rough patch as a teenager has given her a bad rap in Hollywood. Just when she thinks her dream role can turn around the public’s image of her, a conflict with her co-star and America’s Sweetheart, Rachel Blanche, puts her on the front cover of every magazine, the villain once again.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Margaret on 12-06-18

great story, great narration!

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

Great story....great character development and intensely written love scenes. THANK YOU Ms. Riley for "spelling out" love scenes. Some authors leave love scenes to the listeners imagination. This is lesbian romance for crying out loud! We want to be led! On an equally important note....anyone who doesn't adore Lori Prince needs their head examined. She gives amazing depth to characters and is the only narrator I know brave enough to give love-making scenes the passion and intensity needed to make your stomach jump and make you almost drive off the road. This is a great book. Buy it. The end.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Love's Verdict

  • By: Carsen Taite
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73

Attorneys Landon Holt and Carly Pachett want the exact same thing: the only open partnership spot at their prestigious criminal defense firm. When Landon and Carly are forced to collaborate on the defense of one of the firm’s A-list celebrity clients in a high-profile murder case, there’s no question the assignment is a test to see which one of them will get the promotion. Fierce determination to stand out fuels the already heated rivalry between them, but all those late nights working on legal strategy also fan the flames of attraction. When it comes to the verdict, will they compromise their careers for love? 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sad to say I'm disappointed

  • By Captain H on 09-06-18

Sad to say I'm disappointed

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

I am a huge fan of Ms. Vincent....HUGE. But I'm sad to say she struggled mightily with her America accent. Ms. Vincent is so very gifted with so many other accents but in this book her characters would go from East coast to southern to a bit of Europe all in the same character. It detracted from the story and, to me, prevented her from providing enough emotion and feeling between the main characters. I feel terrible writing this about her because I adore her so much. The story itself was boring for me. It took too long for them to connect and their connection wasn't believable because of the lack of emotion and proper inflection. Overall, it didn't do it for me but other reviews seem to love it so I hope you do too.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • In the Distance There Is Light

  • By: Harper Bliss
  • Narrated by: Charlotte North
  • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228

Two women lose the man they love. All they have left is each other. Sophie's life is turned upside down when her partner, Ian, dies in a tragic accident. The only one who can understand her devastation is Ian's stepmother, Dolores. Together, they try to make sense of their loss and rebuild their shattered lives. While their shared grief brings them closer, it also takes their relationship in an unexpected direction. Where does sorrow end and romance begin? Or has Ian's death blurred the lines too much?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Prestidge

  • By Cliente de Kindle on 02-26-18

GREAT book

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

unconventional storyline for sure but well thought out with tons of thoughts and emotions appropriately conveyed. the intimate scenes were really nice too. especially the last one. holy cats. a must read.

  • Casting Lacey

  • By: Elle Spencer
  • Narrated by: Melissa Moran
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352

Coming out is easier when you've got someone by your side. At least that's how the hyper-private Quinn Kincaid sees it. When her publicist suggests a good old-fashioned sham of a Hollywood relationship, Quinn reluctantly agrees. And that's how the star of Jordan's Appeal, TV's highest rated legal drama, ends up with a fake girlfriend - the very real, very sexy, and very gay soap star Lacey Matthews.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m not crying, you are.

  • By Kendall Jamison on 06-20-18

emotional rollercoaster

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

Wow... what a detailed amazing emotional story. I feel like a rung out dish rag....in a good way. please tell me this author is working on a sequel and this narrator is going to read it! Worth. every. cent.

  • Breaking the Ice

  • By: Kim Baldwin
  • Narrated by: Kim Baldwin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

Nothing is easy about life above the Arctic Circle. Except, perhaps, falling in love. Bryson Faulkner embraces the challenges that come with making a home in one of the most beautiful but unforgiving places on earth: the isolation of the endless wilderness, the harsh and unpredictable climate, and the predators that lurk about her remote cabin. And even the most perilous dangers of all-those that await her when she takes to the skies as one of Alaska's most daring bush pilots.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A complex enemies to lovers lesbian romance novel

  • By Tara from The Lesbian Review on 06-19-16

great story, marginal narration

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

Really a great story but I have found authors shouldn't narrate their own books. There was very little emotion conveyed and I found it hard to picture the characters. Narration was too monotone...too robotic. It hugely took away from what could have been an A+ book with the right narrator.

  • Courting the Countess

  • By: Jenny Frame
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283

Professor of Archeology Henrietta "Harry" Knight becomes Countess of Axedale upon her father's death and takes a sabbatical from Cambridge University to begin refurbishing the long-neglected and run-down Axedale Hall. The child of a loveless marriage, witness to her father's infidelities and her mother's pain, Harry has no intention of ever falling in love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By SM11 on 05-07-17

The perfect book for a hopeless romantic like me

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

Reviewed: 01-24-18

I loved everything about this book. The narrator gives each character a very distinctive voice with a depth and feeling to each character that you can see so vividly in your mind. This author's ability to develop personalities and tell stories filled with so much feeling, passion and life like struggle is very impressive. I really appreciated the author continuing the story well after we finally got the result we were hoping for. Cannot recommend this book highly enough. The love scenes were really good too. I will listen to ANY book where this author and narrator are teamed up. Please never stop writing Ms Frame and Ms Vincent never stop narrating!