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  • On Second Thought

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Sands Xe, Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133

Ainsley O'Leary is so ready to get married - she's even found the engagement ring her boyfriend has stashed away. What she doesn't anticipate is for Eric to blindside her with a tactless breakup he chronicles in a blog - which (of course) goes viral. Devastated and humiliated, Ainsley turns to her half sister, Kate, who's already struggling after the sudden loss of her new husband.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Diane on 02-24-17

Blown away by this book!

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

Reviewed: 09-08-17

I wasn't sure I would be able to listen to this poignant story of two very different sisters and love and loss but it was an amazing journey. The writing, the characters, the love and the humour spoke to me and I really can't say enough about how beautiful a story it is. The narrators are amazing. Perfectly cast with a depth of acting and sensitivity that brought Kate and Ainslie close to my heart. Bravo! I will listen to you both again I hope. I don't usually have or take the time to write a review but this was special! Thanks to you both and Kristan for her wonderful writing.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Arabella

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,123
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,126

When Arabella first arrives in London, she has only one mission: to snare a rich husband. With a mind to beat the competition, she pretends to be a rich heiress and soon finds herself the talk of the town, pursued by the most eligible bachelors in the city. But she has her sights on one man only: the much-hunted Mr Beaumaris. Our feisty heroine puts up a fight and deals the worldly-wise Beaumaris a deft hand in the game of love; at first grudgingly charmed, he soon becomes smitten.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Believe the Synopsis

  • By Carol on 10-05-14

One of her best!

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

Reviewed: 11-29-16

Loved the characters and the narration was fabulous. A must for Heyer fans! Try it you"love it too!

  • Someone to Love

  • A Westcott Novel, Book 1
  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 945
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 865
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 862

Anna Snow grew up in an orphanage in Bath knowing nothing of the family she came from. Now she discovers that the late Earl of Riverdale was her father and that she has inherited his fortune. She is also overjoyed to learn she has siblings. However, they want nothing to do with her or her attempts to share her new wealth. But the new earl's guardian is interested in Anna.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Other side of the blanket

  • By MVA on 11-19-16

Mary Balogh at her best

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

Reviewed: 11-24-16

This is a great new series that I know I will thoroughly enjoy. Great first book in the tale of the Westcotts.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Shadow and the Star – Victorian Hearts, Book 2

  • By: Laura Kinsale
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Boulton
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 614
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 616

In defense of her honor, innocent Leda Etoile has burned all her bridges and taken refuge in her tiny attic room in a shabby boarding house in London. But her last safe haven is invaded when she wakes to find a man hidden in the dark - a man with golden hair and the face of a fallen angel, who moves in the night like a shadow. Will he be her savior, or her ruin? Samuel Gerard draws her inexorably into the richest circles of aristocratic England. But even as Leda falls in love with a man she can never have, she must keep his secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Story - Wished it was longer!! ;-)

  • By 🌸DARA on 11-29-13

Another hit!

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

Reviewed: 11-03-16

Love the main characters and Nicholas too! I have listened to all Laura's audiobooks and have become addicted to Nicholas' amazing voice, accents, and charisma! I can't wait for more!!

  • Tuesday Nights

  • The Sons of the Aristocracy, Book 1
  • By: Linda Rae Sande
  • Narrated by: Scott Richard Ehredt
  • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33

A viscount's son and a bare knuckle boxer, Michael Cunningham is more interested in building his fortune than spending time at the Marriage Mart. But long ago, he promised his mother he would get married "if not before, then on the eve of my 28th birthday."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tuesday Nights: Evening Delight!

  • By skbgirl on 02-18-16

Lovely muddled male lead

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

Reviewed: 01-29-16

I thoroughly enjoyed the hamhandedness of the main male character although like most romances of this nature, some actions seem a touch contrived to drive the plot. I liked that love crosses class lines and that older couples have their romantic relationships. I very much enjoy this author and will read many more of her books. The voice of the reader had some excellent sultry huskiness for the Edward character ( I believe) but used a less subtle voice for others. I became used to his delivery but wished he had used the nicer parts of his voice more often. That said I would definitely recommend this book and author to romance readers.