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  • Any Time, Any Place

  • By: Jennifer Probst
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby, Sebastian York
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373

At 15 years old, Raven Bella Stratton's father was killed in a horrible car crash. The bigger shock was the discovery of a woman with him - Diana Pierce - and their two fully packed suitcases with airline tickets to Paris. Devastated by her father's betrayal, Raven went to live with her aunt, never truly overcoming the traumatic event. When she discovers that the mysterious woman had a family with a husband and three boys, Raven vows to leave the memory of her father behind. Until Dalton Pierce visits one night and suddenly her past challenges her future....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed this one!

  • By Chelle on 01-25-17

Second Chance

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

Reviewed: 10-14-18

I loved the first book in this series and as expected this one did not disappoint. Jennifer Probst continues to delight with the same amazing characters and story-line.
The narration of Sebastian York is always amazing and Madeleine Maby has improved somewhat from her staggered reading from the first book.
The story evolves and becomes more mysterious and really hooks you in.
Another book well worth the credit.

  • Everywhere and Every Way

  • The Billionaire Builders, Book 1
  • By: Jennifer Probst
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby, Sebastian York
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 681
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 675

Ever the responsible eldest brother, Caleb Pierce started working for his father's luxury contracting business at a young age, dreaming of one day sitting in the boss' chair. But his father's will throws a wrench in his plans by stipulating that Caleb share control of the family business with his two estranged brothers. Things only get more complicated when demanding high-end home designer Morgan hires Caleb to build her a customized dream house that matches her specifications to a T - or she'll use her powerful connections to poison the Pierce brothers' reputation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • perfect beach read

  • By green ice cream garden on 06-07-16

Another Hit Series For Jennifer Probst

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

Reviewed: 10-14-18

Jennifer's storytelling skills shine through in this series. The ensemble of characters are endearing. I like all the different personalities and how they help the flow of the story.
Sebastian York, as always, breathes life into the narration. Sadly; Madeleine Maby read the character parts in a way which made it hard for me to like her interpretation of characters. Her voice was good and easy to listen to. It was how she would drag...out...the...space...between...words...that...was...an-noying...and...I...found...it...hard...to...listen...to...her.
I'm hoping someone points this out to her if she continues to narrate the next two books.
This book is well worth the credit.

  • Mr. Romantic

  • A Mister Standalone, Book 2
  • By: JA Huss
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Tad Branson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 614
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 585
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 586

Charm is the key to the world. Charisma, magnetism, sex appeal - that "it" factor that can't be described. Nolan Delaney has it is spades. The infamous Mr. Romantic. And maybe he is out of my league, but I'm going to give it the old college try anyway. Because I didn't travel 2,000 miles for a job interview at his request just to be put out like trash. Don't underestimate me, Mr. Delaney. I'm really not as innocent as I look.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 09-10-17

Disturbing

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

The first book of this series, Mr. Perfect was enjoyable. I liked the characters, the story-line, etc. This book, Mr. Romantic was disturbing to me for these reasons. As Huss points out after the book ends. It's disturbing how we as a society can condemn someone without proof of guilt. Coincidentally, I listened to this book right after the Judge Kavanaugh hearing. This made everything about the story more disturbing to me.
The character Ivie went from total virgin to role playing violent sex a tad bit too easily. Although this part of the book kept me at the edge of my seat. The scene itself was disturbing.
I found it hard to follow from time to time as it jumps from past to present. Also using characters real names and then their Mr. names. Trying to keep track of who was who jumbled things up a bit for me. I will be listening to this a second or third time.
I had honestly thought about returning this book even before I got to the end. Then I listened to Huss's narrative. How she found this to also be disturbing. Her reason for wanting to write a series based on this subject. This helped me to decide to continue to the end of the Mister series.
The narrators for this book did a wonderful job conveying the emotion of the characters.

  • Swink

  • By: Adriana Locke
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross, Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85

I'm that guy. Camilla Landry rustles against me, the silky fabric of her overpriced lingerie slipping along my bruised rib. The porcelain perfection of her skin is even more innocent against the colorful ink dotting my own. It's demure meets damaged, pampered meets punctured.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ANOTHER AMAZING LANDRY ROMANCE

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 08-29-17

Swink: Another Locke Hit

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

Reviewed: 06-23-18

I love everything about the Landry series. All the characters are so well written. The dynamic between the siblings, the parents, the major male and female roles. It all intertwines so well. What really ties it all together in a big red bow are the voices of Wen Ross and Kai Kennicott. I love an interactive narrative.
This story between Cam and Dom - the good girl and the bad boy is so precious. I have only one negative remark. Camilla's character is so naive about why Dom didn't want her at his fighting match. I realize that there are actually some people who are raised very sheltered. However, Cam's character was a strong woman and she just didn't seem to be that clueless about most everything else in life. So it surprised me that she would act that way.
I'm looking forward to the next book in the series Sweet.

  • Written in the Scars

  • By: Adriana Locke
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144

The first time the local basketball star smiled at Elin, she was a goner. It was just so damn easy to fall for the dark-haired hometown hero with his charming smile and strong, athletic build. Thousands of sleepy smiles, aimless drives down country roads, and squeaks of the backdoor after a swing shift later, reality hits. And it hits hard. Falling in love was definitely the easy part. Watching it break apart was impossible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Two Pennies

  • By Tre Talbot on 01-14-17

Adriana Locke Does It Again

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

I became hooked on Adriana Locke's story telling when I first listened to her Landry Family series. Written In The Scars is another great book.
Wen Ross and Kai Kennicott are two of my favorite narrators. Their dual voices breathe life into the story helping to fuel my imagination.
This is really good romance with all the drama, twists and turns that Locke always provides. The relationship between Elin and Ty is realistic.
Between the two, Ty, is my favorite character. He is strong, level headed, loving and nurturing. Elin is a bit too emotional and needy for me. But I would rather have a character that angers me than one that is boring.
I feel this book is worth a listen and I look forward to the next one in this series.

  • The Theory of Second Best

  • Cake Series, Book 2
  • By: J. Bengtsson
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,412
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,275
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,268

Kyle McKallister has lived his life in the shadows. Younger brother to one of the world's most elusive and embattled celebrities, Kyle has carved out a comfortable existence touring with his famous brother and living in the lap of luxury with no commitments or plans of his own, only a deep, haunting loyalty to his brother. But his life is about to be shaken up when the opportunity comes to compete on a popular reality show.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great series!!

  • By jodiod on 05-01-17

Another hit for Bengtsson

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

I fell in love with Kyle's character in the first book. He is fun loving, witty, sexy and kind. Kenzie is his perfect match and was easily just as likable a character as Kyle.
I don't like the tv show Survivor and the fact that this story mainly takes place on a survival tv show was a major problem for me.
Also, I highly recommend that the first book Cake be listened to before this one, for the simple reason that if you don't I feel the read/listener would be lost with how the two stories tie together. Kyle's back story with his brother Jake feels like a disconnect in this book. I feel that if you haven't read the first book you will be somewhat lost within Kyle's story.
I love the narration. Andi and Zachery are wonderful as always, helping you fall in love with the characters and their story.
I'm looking forward to listening to the third book.

  • Have My Baby

  • Dirty DILFs, Book 1
  • By: Taryn Quinn
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross, Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240

Have my baby. That was what my single-dad best friend, Seth, said to me while I was waitressing at the diner. His little girl wants a sibling. But Seth is a workaholic millionaire and doesn't have time to meet someone. Someone who won't screw him over, like his kid's mother. Only problem is this someone has secretly been in love with him since high school. I've been hiding it forever, not wanting to risk our friendship.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Friends to Lovers

  • By PATRICIA on 03-07-18

Frustrating

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

Let me start my review by stating I really like Wen and Kai as narrators. This is the main reason I made this purchase. The story started out interesting enough, but then plummeted right into head shaking disappointment.
The premise that Seth would want his best friend Allie to have his baby, but have nothing to do with the raising of their child was disturbing.
The virgin Allie would have been a more endearing character if she would have either remained the naive virgin in love with her best friend or if she would have been the bold aggressive partner.
Allie's character was so wishy-washy and up, down all over the place it was hard to keep up with her.
She's the type of person you just want to smack upside the head and tell her to get a clue.
I'll hang on to this audio and I may even purchase the next in series. I'm hoping things will improve with the next book.
Taryn Quinn is a good writer. I just feel this needed some tweaking.

  • Burn for You

  • Slow Burn, Book 1
  • By: J.T. Geissinger
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Diana Luke
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 914
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 910

Jackson "The Beast" Boudreaux is rich, gorgeous, and unbelievably rude to the staff at Chef Bianca Hardwick's New Orleans restaurant. Bianca would sooner douse herself in hot sauce than cook for Jackson again, but when he asks her to cater his fundraiser, Bianca can't refuse, knowing the cash will help pay her mother's medical bills. Then Jackson makes another outrageous request: Marry me. The unconventional offer includes an enormous sum - money Bianca desperately needs, even if it does come with a contract - and a stunning ring.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the story

  • By CS on 11-11-17

On The Fence

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

Reviewed: 03-30-18

Let me start by saying I have enjoyed J.T. Geissinger's books up until this particular one. The story line is really good. From beginning to end it had a really nice flow.
I got hung up on the Creole accent of the female narrator. Even though I agree that in some instances an accent is necessary. Sometimes less is more. Diana Luke laid it on a bit thick and it took away from the likability of the character. Sebastian York's use of an accent was light, barely audible.
Geissinger use of quips/pharses; well butter my butt and call me a biscuit, for example; were used to ad nauseum by Bianca. At first they added a cuteness to the character. Brought out her sense of humor. As the story progressed it became overkill.
Jackson's mood swings indicated he needed to be on Zolaf.
Unfortunately this is one of Geissinger's books I will be returning.

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  • Crank

  • The Gibson Boys, Book 1
  • By: Adriana Locke
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross, Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114

This is one mistake Sienna Landry can't buy her way out of. As Walker Gibson looks at her, then at the damage to his precious truck (that she may or may not have accidentally inflicted), she knows she's in trouble. It's not the busted headlight and dented grill that's sunk her though. It's the downright sinful man in front of her that's the problem. The small-town mechanic is broody. Rough. Smells like engine grease and gasoline, and Sienna isn't sure why that's so sexy, but it is. It so is.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Gibson Boys Have Arrived!

  • By bookbruin on 02-14-18

Another Hit For Locke

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

Reviewed: 03-28-18

My favorite part of Adriana Locke's audio books is the narration. I love how the story is told as a conversation between the two male and female parts. Their voices are easy on the ear...most enjoyable. Adriana has a brilliant way of story telling. Her character development is wonderful. I am able to fall in love with all of the characters, which in turn, sets me up to want to hear all of their stories. Everything flows throughout and keeps you wanting more. I highly recommend all of her books.

  • Van

  • Cold Fury Hockey, Book 9
  • By: Sawyer Bennett
  • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart, Graham Halstead
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

As one of the league's toughest enforcers, Van Turner is ruthless on the ice. He plays hard because it's the only way to channel the rage boiling inside, and a reputation as an A-hole is better than everyone knowing the truth. Van has spent his entire life running from a secret that's kept him from getting involved in relationships-or accepting lucrative deals with East Coast teams. Then the Carolina Cold Fury makes him an offer he can't refuse...and Van meets a woman he can't resist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Van and Simone made for a fantastic story

  • By Shelley Haase on 12-03-17

Fury is what you'll feel

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

Reviewed: 03-16-18

Where to begin. Let me start by saying I love the Cold Fury series. Van's book, however, not so much. The heroin, Simone is an immature tramp. This character completely ruined this book for me.
Also, the French-Canadian accent was hard on the ears. Both narrators I think did the best the could with the accent, but both fell short. Normally I like to listen to Cris and Graham.
I am still listening to the book as I write this review. I try to listen all the way through before making a decision. This time I'm not so sure. I'll probably return it for another.