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  • Hard

  • By: Scott Hildreth
  • Narrated by: Patrick Garrett, Aaron Sin, Ellie McClendon
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74

Given an assignment to write an article on an outlaw motorcycle club, what award-winning journalist would say no? Not me. I had a weakness for bad boys, tattoos, and men on motorcycles. But Nick Navarro wasn't a typical biker. He wasn't even a typical outlaw.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By Susan on 02-04-18

Painfully juvenile and boring

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-27-18

This was just not very interesting. No back story to bring the characters to life. Really just a related string of events that sandwiched a bunch of sex scenes. I am writing this with just 3 chapters left and I plan to move on. I really don't care how it ends. I can't take any more of this juvenial dialogue between uh, I can't even think of the characters names. Ugh!

  • Two Alone

  • By: Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

Beautiful and self-confident businesswoman Rusty Carlson was hurt, terrified and alone with a man she feared. But one thing was certain – she would surely die without his help. Vietnam vet Cooper Landry had a deep-rooted grudge against beautiful women like Rusty. Experience had taught him they were takers. But he’d survived far worse dangers, and this time he’d be damned if he’d let her risk his chance for survival. But there were predators in the dense woods – both animals and human – and the odds were against them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well Written!

  • By Lady M on 05-06-12

Abridged version is flat

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

First, this is almost 20 years old so it has a dated feel, however I think it would still have been entertaining if it hadn't been abridged.

Narration was great.

  • After

  • After, Book 1
  • By: Anna Todd
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Louise
  • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 563
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 502
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 505

There was the time before Tessa met Hardin, and then there’s everything After... Life will never be the same. #Hessa... Tessa is a good girl with a sweet, reliable boyfriend back home. She’s got direction, ambition, and a mother who’s intent on keeping her that way. But she’s barely moved into her freshman dorm when she runs into Hardin. With his tousled brown hair, cocky British accent, tattoos, and lip ring, Hardin is cute and different from what she’s used to.

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

  • By Cyndi on 01-14-18

Teenage Angst

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

Reviewed: 08-09-18

No big mystery here. No sure why anyone would want to live through all the drama of the teen years again. not me.

  • Burying Water

  • By: K. A. Tucker
  • Narrated by: Josh Goodman, Elizabeth Louise
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,556
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,253

Left for dead in the fields of rural Oregon, a young woman defies all odds and survives - but she awakens with no idea who she is, or what happened to her. Refusing to answer to "Jane Doe" for another day, the woman renames herself "Water" for the tiny, hidden marking on her body - the only clue to her past. Taken in by old Ginny Fitzgerald, a crotchety but kind lady living on a nearby horse farm, Water slowly begins building a new life. But as she attempts to piece together the fleeting slivers of her memory, more questions emerge....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding! Perfect love / mystery book!

  • By Rebecca on 11-07-14

💘 Reviewed by Annamarie 💘

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

Reviewed: 06-29-18

🤓 First, I am an avid listener and no one compensates me for my reviews. I have so many audible books that I can't remember which I enjoyed and which were duds, so I have decided to go back and relisten to them all and review each one in a structured way: Narration, Story, Heat and Gore.

🗣 Narration is crucial. While Mr. Goodman provided a 5 star performance, MS Louise is weak. Not awful, just not quite a "performance".

📖 The story was interesting and well written. It is one of those that goes back and forth in time as an amnesia patient slowly remembers. I did get lost a few times but recovered quickly. It is interesting to see how everything plays, but no real suspense , just a little mystery around how it will get to the ending that is apparent early on. Not a lot of character building, which I usually despise, but it works here due to the amnesia theme.

🔥 ☠ This is a romance with a little mystery. There are few well placed consensual intimate scenes written in a contemporary way. There is mention of non-consensual situations, but we don't have to suffer the details. This is a story where a woman leaves an abusive marriage but the author does not dwell on that part.

So, it is a sweet romance, interesting story and you won't feel like you need a shower when you finish reading it.

💰 Worth a credit 💰

  • Havoc

  • By: Debra Anastasia
  • Narrated by: Rose Dioro, Benjamin Charles, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

I named myself. I took the word animal out of their mouths, wore it like a badge of honor, then shoved it down their throats. I've fought for what I have. I see you coming before you even know you want a piece of me. In a city riddled with warring families, I'll rise up between them. My people, the broken souls I gather, will have power by the time I'm done with them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ⭐️A⭐️W⭐️E⭐️S⭐️O⭐️M⭐️E⭐️

  • By L V Red on 04-11-18

Thoroughly Enjoyed!

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

Reviewed: 06-23-18

Intriguing story. It's gritty, but in the best way.
Awesome narration - really, I'm about to search for my next book by narrator.
Romance is well developed. No insta-love ridiculousness.
Intimate scenes are gritty too, as they would need to be in a story like this, but hat's off to the author - they are well placed and not over done. They are written in the modern way with lots of frank details.

The first book was pretty good, this one is at least a shiny star better. The story is about the struggles and loyalties of kids who are truly on their own due to missing parents for one reason or another.

There is no cliffhanger but room for another addition in the series. hoping for that. Happy listening.

(I am an avid listener with over 700 titles in my library. Not compensated in any way for reviews)

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Pestilence

  • The Four Horsemen, Book 1
  • By: Laura Thalassa
  • Narrated by: Susannah Jones
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 558
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 519

When Pestilence comes for Sara Burn’s town, one thing is certain: everyone she knows and loves is marked for death. Unless, of course, the angelic-looking horseman is stopped, which is exactly what Sara has in mind when she shoots the unholy beast off his steed. Too bad no one told her Pestilence can’t be killed. Now the horseman, very much alive and very pissed off, has taken her prisoner, and he’s eager to make her suffer. Only, the longer she’s with him, the more uncertain she is about his true feelings towards her, and hers towards him. And now, well, Sara might still be able to save the world, but in order to do so, she'll have to sacrifice her heart in the process.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Sorry but this was an awful storyline.

  • By Ray on 06-28-18

Brilliant concept ruined...

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-18

Was so excited to see how this unique concept played out in the story but it did not impress me. The female main character was so emotionally frivolous in opposition to the serious subject matter that I wanted the male main character to know he could do better.

The telling could have been so much richer but we kept returning to flippant and immature inner dialogue of the female character. They were facing end of world circumstances for heaven's sake! We never got any details about the main character's mission. He was there, he was doing his thing, and that was that.

I gave it 2 stars for concept and narration which were both very good but not enough.

11 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Winters Heat

  • Titan, Book 1
  • By: Cristin Harber
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 792
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 719
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 718

After putting her life on the line to protect classified intelligence, military psychologist Mia Kensington is on a cross-country road trip from hell with an intrusive save-the-day hero. Uninterested in his white knight act, she'd rather take her chances without the ruggedly handsome, cold-blooded operative who boasts an alpha complex and too many guns. Colby Winters, an elite member of The Titan Group, has a single objective on his black ops mission: recover a document important to national security.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this book!

  • By Kim on 06-21-14

Rescue, Sex, Rescue, Sex... no story

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

Reviewed: 02-23-18

I only made it to chapter 11 before giving up on story development. This is instalove with no apparent reason. Wait, i guess the reason was to get the long drawn out sex scenes going as soon as possible.

The characters are an ex SEAL and a military psychiatrist.....who apparently have no emotional maturity or sophistication at all. Ugh, just ugh..

  • Sierra's Homecoming

  • By: Linda Lael Miller
  • Narrated by: Nellie Chalfant
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

When she moved to her family's ancestral ranch, single mom Sierra McKettrick was disconcerted by the Triple M's handsome caretaker, Travis Reid. But when her son claimed to see a mysterious boy in the house, and an heirloom teapot started popping up in unexpected places, Sierra wondered if the attraction between herself and Travis might be the least of her worries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great

  • By Sarabalcombe on 02-15-07

Creative Story, Warm Romance

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

Reviewed: 01-09-18

Great writing and narration combination. Creative story kept me intrigued. Worth a credit. You won't be disappointed.

  • Sex Piston

  • Biker Bitches, Book 1
  • By: Jamie Begley
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel, Melissa Moran
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

Sex Piston wasn't about to apologize to anyone for her bitch attitude, and certainly not the president of The Blue Horsemen, Stud. If he thinks he's going to be able to control her and her crew, then he has another thing coming. A lapse in judgment has him thinking that he's won this battle of the sexes, but a one-night stand isn't about to bring this woman to heel. Stud has to prove himself as the new President of the Destructors, and Sex Piston and her crew's attitude isn't helping.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Jessica Counts on 03-14-18

Narration Ruined It

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

Reviewed: 01-08-18

I read the book first and it was an OK addition to a super series, good enough for me to want the audio version too. Unfortunately the narration made it unbearable. I will not bother with anything else from these narrators.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Hookup

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, Stella Bloom
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,471
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,368
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,363

When the new girl in town, Eliza "Izzy" Forrester, decides to hit the local drinking hole, she's not ready to meet the town's good, solid guy. She's definitely not prepared to engage in her very first hookup with him. Then Izzy wakes up the next morning in Johnny Gamble's bed, and good girl Izzy finds she likes being bad for Johnny. Even so, Izzy feels Johnny holding her at arm's length. He's in love with someone else. Someone who left him and did it leaving him broken.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A WHIRLWIND OF WICKEDLY WONDERFUL FEELS

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 12-23-17

Ordinary people - overly emotional ordinary lives

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

Reviewed: 12-30-17

I'm disappointed. Bummer cause I have been a fan of K.A. for a while. I miss the suspense and intrigue of her earlier writing.

This was really just a drawn out emotional and introspective year in the life of two ordinary people. It was not a page turner. I really miss the well thought out stories that have a little mystery and suspense. I finished the book yesterday and I can't remember the names of the main characters.

Narration was great but not enough to put this one in the memorable category.

Ugh, I hate doing this kind of review of one of my favorite authors.