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  • Thirty Day Boyfriend

  • By: Whitney G.
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,167
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,089
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,087

Thirty days ago, my boss, Mr. Wolf of Wall Street, came to me with an offer I couldn't refuse: Sign my name on the dotted line and pretend to be his fiancée for one month. If I agreed, he would let me out of my employment contract with a "very generous" severance package. The rules were pretty simple: No intimate kissing, no actual sex. Just pretend to love each other for the press, even though I've secretly wanted to knock that sexy smirk off his face since the first day we met.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4.5 Too Short Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 04-25-18

Perfect snack

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

Very entertaining and a quick listen. I like character development, but sometimes you want a book to just get to the point. Well done.

  • Wait

  • A Bleeding Stars Stand-Alone Novel
  • By: A.L. Jackson
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,242
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,171

Edie Evans is gorgeous. Sexy. Kind. She's also the definition of off-limits. But that didn't stop me from sneaking into her room to comfort her at night. But guys like me? We destroy everything, so it should have been no surprise when I destroyed us, too. The night I sent her running, I thought I'd never see her again. Until I saw her standing like a vision in the crowd.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful story. You need the "backstory" first, everything falls into place.

  • By Sharon on 03-25-17

Love this series!

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

Reviewed: 09-11-18

Second time reading this series. I love the character development, the story and how they all intertwine. Thank you A.L. Jackson for this wonderful read.

  • Drowning to Breathe

  • Bleeding Stars Series #2
  • By: A . L. Jackson
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,538
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,445
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,442

Sebastian Stone, Sunder front man and guitarist with a rap sheet about 10 miles long, escaped to Savannah, Georgia, to get away from the trouble he'd caused, not find more of it. The moment he met Shea Bentley, he saw beneath all her sweetness and innocence something that went deeper. Darker. Their relationship was built on secrets, their love built on lies. Sebastian never imagined how deep her secrets went.

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

  • By Cyndi on 01-14-18

Narration brings the story to life.

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

Reviewed: 09-03-18

Loved this book and the series. Second time listening. The characters are well developing ed and the story flows beautifully.

  • Tempting

  • By: Crystal Kaswell
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 116

He’s my best friend’s older brother, off limits and incredibly tempting. I shouldn’t peak into Brendon’s sketchbook, even if the tattoo artist is as brooding and stoic as the day is long. I can’t help myself. I peel it open, run my fingers along the paper, soak up every ounce of him. His drawings are as beautiful and bold as his dark eyes and his cocky smile. Only, there, on the third page - that’s no tattoo mockup. That’s me. Naked. Ready. Waiting in his bed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Falling for the tattoo artist....

  • By Darcie on 08-01-18

3 Stars

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

Reviewed: 08-27-18

The males voice inflection made it hard to listen to. He has a nice sounding voice but needs to work on making it believable. He sounds like he’s just reading from the book.

  • Lake + Manning

  • Something in the Way, Book 4
  • By: Jessica Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253

Manning and I have what happily ever after is made of.... A home he built us on the unshakable foundation we fought for. A life of laughter carved out of heartache and betrayal. A love story to stand the test of time. But between a trust that can’t be broken, joy that can’t be bridled, and passion that would scorch the sun, the empty spaces are becoming more and more difficult to ignore.... Fears that keep Manning up at night as he slips from our bed. Our complicated relationship with a man he respects, and one I don't know how to forgive.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • A Waste of Time

  • By lauraepp80 on 04-19-18

Loved the series.

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

Beautifully written by Jessica Hawkins. Character depth and plot was fantastic. I have only written a few reviews. But for this series I had to. Narrators are beyond words and together they make the story come alive. I felt as if I was watching a movie while I was driving to work.

  • Dirty Deeds

  • By: Lauren Landish
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks, Joe Arden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 145

Maggie doesn’t belong in this world, this seedy underbelly of the city. But there she is, my angel with her wide eyes behind her nerdy glasses. So, when she needs help, I’m the only one who can protect her. It didn’t even take a single kiss for me to fall in love with her. I know I shouldn’t - a man like me doesn’t deserve an angel. I’ll hurt her, break her...ruin her. Still, I can’t help myself. She’s going to regret this later, regret me, and probably even hate me. But I’m a selfish man, and if she wants this now, I’ll give it to her. I’ll give her everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THIS SERIES IS HOT ! 🔥❤️🔥❤️

  • By Lisa Menor on 06-22-18

Good story female narration made it hard to enjoy

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

Reviewed: 07-05-18

Joe Arden is an amazing narrator. The female narrator made it hard to enjoy. Her voice is fine, but they way she speaks and tells the story is rehearsed, clipped and some “s” sound like “sh”. It’s hard to get in to a story that is not believable due to narration.

  • Rogue Royalty

  • The Savage Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Meghan March
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Grace Grant
  • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 568
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 529
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 528

Unthinkable. Unbelievable. Inconceivable. I don’t recognize what my life has become. I can’t tell where the lies end and the truth begins anymore. He came into my world and urged me out of my safe little corner. All my dreams are coming true except the one thing I want most - my own happy ending. But I’ll fight for it. For now. For always.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must listen!! LOVE LOVE LOVE

  • By Books all things Books on 05-24-18

Female lead sounds robotic at times

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

Reviewed: 05-28-18

The story was good, but had to speed it up to get through narration. Joe Arden is great.

  • Iron Princess

  • The Savage Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Meghan March
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant, Joe Arden
  • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 500
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 494

He’s a mystery. An enigma. His very identity is a secret buried beneath layers of deception. He’s also an addiction I can’t shake. An attraction I can’t fight. And then I found out exactly who he is - a man more dangerous than the devil himself. Now I need him in order to save everything that matters to me. I have to pull back. Protect myself from the danger that haunts his every step. Which would be easy...if I could stop myself from falling in love with him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • way too short

  • By yaza sanders on 04-24-18

Female voice robotic

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

I enjoyed the book and love Joe Arden’s voice. He does a fantastic job narrating both sexes. Grace Grants voice for the female character is great. However, when she narrates the male lead, it’s robotic and distracting. I still enjoyed the book.

  • Pierced and Inked

  • Publisher's Pack
  • By: Simone Sowood
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Muffy Newtown, Stephanie Wyles, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38

I had a crush on her all the way through grade school. When Eloise walks into my tattoo parlor, she thinks she knows what she's after - a piercing to help take her where no man ever has. But I don't want to help her the way she thinks....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Two hot and sexy stories!

  • By Jonella A. Moore on 12-18-17

Loved Pierced Inked not so much

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

Reviewed: 04-08-18

The first book was great. But I couldn’t get through the second. I like Lance Greenfield’s voice except when he does the girl voice. That needs work.

  • Fiercely Emma

  • Cake Series, Book Three
  • By: J. Bengtsson
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,674
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,572
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565

Emma, older sister of renowned rock star Jake McKallister, has crafted a quiet existence for herself. Fiercely independent, scorned at work, and indifferent to relationships, she's spent the past decade trying to move on from the crime that shook her family to the core. But unfinished business from Emma's troubled past looms heavy, threatening to destroy the fledging love she's found with the only man to ever jump-start her wounded heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love J. Bengtsson

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-05-17

Love J. Bengtsson’s books and cake series

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

Reviewed: 04-01-18

I listen to a lot of audio books. A 3 hour daily commute results in a pricey audible account. However, I am so please by J. Bengstsson’s books. The character development and story lines are amazing and using Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber to narrate make it over the top delicious. Thank you J. Bengtsson. Keep them coming.