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  • A Strange Hymn

  • The Bargainer, Book 2
  • By: Laura Thalassa
  • Narrated by: Susannah Jones
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 790
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 728
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728

Siren and soulmate to the King of Night, Callypso Lillis survived the clutches of Karnon, the mad king, and his twisted prison. But the nightmare isn't over. Callie wears the physical reminders of her time as a captive, and mounting evidence suggests the Thief of Souls is still out there. When a fae celebration thrusts Callie and her mate, Desmond Flynn, into the Kingdom of Flora, they take their investigation with them. But under the bright lights and striking blooms of the realm, they find there are more immediate issues to deal with.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Copy Cat. I feel cheated.

  • By Brandy Pendergrass on 03-25-18

Repetitive

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

Reviewed: 06-15-19

Don’t waste your money or credit. I tried, I really did. I purchased all 3 books in hopes of something, anything but it just doesn’t happen for me. I felt because of the story line which was really original and it had so much promise but just didn’t deliver

  • Dark Harmony

  • The Bargainer, Book 3
  • By: Laura Thalassa
  • Narrated by: Susannah Jones, Jay Ben Markson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 333
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296

For Callypso Lillis, the fae magic that now runs through her veins is equal parts curse and good fortune. For the very thing that bonds her to Desmond Flynn, the King of the Night, also makes her vulnerable to the Thief of Souls, a man who wants to break the world and Callie along with it. But it’s not just the Thief whose shadow looms over the Otherworld. Des’s father is back from the dead, and he wants revenge on the son who sent him to the grave in the first place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A long awaited finale to an outstanding series!!

  • By Ryan Mauricio on 01-22-19

Way to much description

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

Reviewed: 06-06-19

Although I have listened to all 3 books, it took me quite a number of attempts. Repetitive description of conversation and the monologue of what she is thinking made a good story line drag on. I think the only reason I could finally finish the books was the narrator . The fight and sex scenes are, once again repetitive

  • Rhapsodic

  • The Bargainer, Book 1
  • By: Laura Thalassa
  • Narrated by: Susannah Jones
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,536
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,423
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,421

Callypso Lillis is a siren with a very big problem, one that stretches up her arm and far into her past. For the last seven years she's been collecting a bracelet of black beads up her wrist, magical IOUs for favors she's received. Only death or repayment will fulfill the obligations. Only then will the beads disappear. Everyone knows that if you need a favor, you go to the Bargainer to make it happen. He's a man who can get you anything you want...at a price. And everyone knows that sooner or later he always collects. But for one client, he's never asked for repayment. Not until now.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm so glad I read this

  • By Killian on 04-11-17

Strung out

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

Reviewed: 06-04-19

To much angst. Repetitive. Was disappointed, I thought the story line sounded interesting but was disappointed

  • Leo

  • By: Mia Sheridan
  • Narrated by: Maxine Mitchell, Joe Arden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,613
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,497
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,494

Evie and Leo met in foster care as children and formed a bond of friendship. As they grew, their bond turned to love, and they vowed to make a life together when they turned 18 and were no longer a part of the system.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Just wow

  • By Danni on 07-24-17

Over all ok

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

Reviewed: 05-16-19

Nothing to write home about. The story runs smoothly. The characters are well rounded. The sex scenes are erotic and steamy. A nice story to keep reality at bay for a while.

  • Hearts in Darkness

  • By: Laura Kaye
  • Narrated by: Erin Jones
  • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 716
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 672
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 669

Makenna James thinks her day can't get any worse, until she finds herself stranded in a pitch-black elevator with a complete stranger. Distracted by a phone call, the pin-striped accountant catches only a glimpse of a dragon tattoo on his hand before the lights go out.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So Sexy but Too Short

  • By Kd on 12-06-13

great short story

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

Reviewed: 02-10-19

a cleverly written story with the characters dialog flowing smoothly. I was a bit worried that it was going to get bogged down in a conversation and little story as there is not a lot of environmental description that could be used when in a lift with no lights, but that wasn't the case at all. it's good story line not deep but light and the narrator brought the characters to life and took the whole book to the next level. The sex scene was well described.

  • A Gift for the King

  • By: Sara Fields
  • Narrated by: Dorian Bane
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 74

For an ordinary 22-year-old college student like Lana, the idea of being kidnapped from Earth by aliens would have sounded absurd...until the day it happened. As Lana quickly discovers, however, her abduction is not even the most alarming part of her situation. To her shock, she soon learns that she is to be stripped naked and sold as a slave to the highest bidder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great start to the series!

  • By Jason on 11-28-16

Don’t bother

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

Don’t waste your money or credit! Just badly written.
Dorian Bane did well with a really immature attempt to write an erotic “novel”.

  • Dragon's Gift: The Complete Trilogy

  • A Reverse Harem Fantasy
  • By: Jasmine Walt, May Sage
  • Narrated by: Kate Marcin, Adam Gold
  • Length: 21 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 541
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 506
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 505

Dareena Sellis is a nobody. The orphaned daughter of a no-name farmer, she toils away as a serving girl at Hallowdale Inn. But fate takes a strange turn the day a dragon huntress comes to town. Suddenly, Dareena is swept off to Dragon’s Keep. She is the dragon’s gift - the one woman chosen by the gods every century to bear children for the future king of Dragonfell. None of the princes are willing to cede Dareena to the other, and yet she must choose, for the enemy is knocking on Dragonfell’s door and Dareena’s decision could either mean the kingdom’s salvation...or annihilation.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ok story; EXCELLENT audio

  • By IreneMBBT on 08-16-18

Meh

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

The story was ok, particularly the evolving relationship through each book. The sex scenes were well written and once again evolved through the books. They got steamer with each book. A good simple book, not one where you have to think real hard.
A credit well spent for 21+ hours of listening

  • Broken Compass

  • By: Jo Raven
  • Narrated by: Anna Riordan, Tad Branson, Teddy Hamilton, and others
  • Length: 17 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143

There are three of them. Three boys. We’re friends, neighbors, our lives linked through disaster, fear, and pain. I love them all. Not sure I can live without them. Can we just stay friends? Can we ignore the desire flaring when we’re around each other? Can I kiss one and not the other? I can’t choose. Don’t want to choose. And I’m not sure they can, either. This story will either end up in heartache, or as any story should - in a happy ending.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hot hot hot

  • By Denise on 11-20-18

Confused

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

I felt like I had missed the first 3 chapters and was constantly trying to catch up. I gave up half way through, it wasn’t worth the the time or effort. The narration was ok, I guess. Overall not worth the credit.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Alpha's Mates

  • Bear Shifter Billionaire, Book 2
  • By: AJ Tipton
  • Narrated by: Veronica Heart
  • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 73

Cleo has it all: she's a wildly successful CEO, alpha of a powerful bear shifter clan, and a total knockout. But when a business deal puts her on the wrong side of a powerful coven, she's magically exiled to the middle of nowhere. Cleo is forced to let go, trusting in the kindness of two handsome ranch hands to get back to her old life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I like It

  • By Slim on 04-12-16

Worst narrator ever

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

Reviewed: 04-13-18

The story seemed to be interesting but could not get past the narrator and I can usually get past an annoying narrative but not this time. I would suggest you listen to the sample and if you can get past the narrator then give the book ago


0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rose in Bloom

  • Sex and the Season, Book 2
  • By: Helen Hardt
  • Narrated by: Honey Everest
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

Lady Rose Jameson knows her place - respect authority and convention and marry a suitable member of the peerage. Lord Evan Xavier, the second son of the Earl of Brighton, possesses the necessary pedigree, but though Rose enjoys his company, the spark she craves is missing...the spark she feels with handsome commoner Cameron Price.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Average

  • By Mel on 01-07-17

Average

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

Reviewed: 01-07-17

Average plot, average characters description, average story basic sex scenes. All in all average. I cannot for the life of me work out how they can justify the price, it is maybe worth a credit but definitely don't pay cash for it. The narration was ok, although a lot of the women's voices were whiney