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  • P.S. I Spook You

  • By: S.E. Harmon
  • Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69

SSA Rain Christiansen used to be the agency's golden boy. It just takes one moment of weakness, one tiny paranormal sighting, and all of a sudden, he's the agency's embarrassment. His boss gives him one last chance to redeem himself - go down to Brickell Bay, play nice with the local police, and leave the ghost sightings behind. Rain is determined to do exactly that, even if it kills him. Cold-case Detective Daniel McKenna's latest investigation is going nowhere fast. Daniel is glad to finally have the FBI help his department requested, even if it does come in the form of his ex. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved, loved, loved! Please just give me more!

  • By Annika on 11-13-18

A unique story about ghost whisperer

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

Rain is a profiler but once he starts seeing ghosts he becomes the departments embarrassment. they give him one last chance to redeem himself sending him back to Brickwell to work Cold cases. Seeing his old partner and lover again brings back lots of feelings, but Daniel is still feeling the hurt. He does offer Rain a place to stay so he doesn't have to stay with his sister.
I loved the multiple story lines here. We have the romance, the mysteries and the fact he can see ghosts. I love persistent Ethan, a ghost that wants his family to know he is at rest so they can stop looking for him and the angrier Amy wanting revenge. there is a big twist and I didn't see who the murderer was.
I am hoping this might become a series as it was very intriguing and left it open so it possibly could.
I listened to the audio book and found it very interesting and the narration kept me engrossed in the story and characters.

  • Dawn and Dusk

  • By: Dirk Greyson
  • Narrated by: Andrew McFerrin
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

For Scorpion agents Day and Knight, their relationship is slow to develop, and trust is hard to build. Then Day’s brother, Stephen, goes missing, and Day finds out more about him than he ever dreamed. Day’s first reaction to Stephen’s disappearance is to try to get to him as fast as possible. Knight initially holds him back so they can attempt to find out what they’re walking into. But when Knight sees Day’s desperation, he steps in to help and tries to calm the man he’s growing to care about, even though the trail is cold and clues are scarce.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A surprising development

  • By Cat on 11-30-18

A surprising development

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

Day and Knight are still having issues with their relationship. Knight is still having a hard time letting go of is past and day doesn't want to hide or just be a bedwarmer when they are on missions.Day puts his argument on hold when he finds his brother may be missing and decides to go looking for him. Things take a big twist when they find out that things are not what they seemed at all and Knight and day find themselves in danger once again.
I absolutely love this series. To me it is like a gay Miami vice. I love both characters and there was some cool and also evil ones in this book. I think this one was my favorite in the series so far ( i think i say that each book LOL) I also loved Stephen and hope he too gets is own books.
The story line is extremely fast paced, page-turning, nail biting and twisty. You wont want to stop once you start. the sex is hot too!
Andrew McFerrin does a great job with action adventure books. He is great at the pacing and the characters are distinguishable. though I haven't read the books I thin the narration probably adds a lot and I recommend it.

  • Fire Balls

  • Balls to the Wall Series, Book 2
  • By: Tara Lain
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Renowned artist Rodney Mansfield stands 5-foot-6, has pink hair, six earrings, a black belt in karate - and a desperate yearning for firefighter Hunter Fallon. But Rod, the Runtback of Notre Dame, knows he’ll never land the beautiful “straight gay” guy, so Rod musters his altruism and helps his more masculine friend Jerry attract Hunter. As if a broken heart wasn’t enough, Rod saves Hunter from a firehouse homophobe - humiliating Hunter in front of his dad! Hunter lives a dream life - his father’s dream. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fire Balls

  • By Stacy Thompson on 12-09-18

Fun and flirty romance

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

I am the first to admit I rarely read a book twice or listen to a book I read. Fireballs is such a fun flirty book that I just had to listen to! Especially with a narrator like Nick J Russo.
Roman is a sought after painter. Rod is a shy man that hides his heart thinking he isn't good enough for the man of his dreams. His best friend Jerry sees Hunter and also likes him. but Jerry is a surfer dude that wants Rod's help to get hunter. So being the guy he is Rod never tells Jerry his feelings and helps.
This is such a fun, flirty story. I loved all the characters in this book and the series is great too.
Nick J. Russo gives each character a unique voice and I laughed at Jerry's surfer voice with all the added dudes and slang.He gives the story emotion and keeps you intrigued trough each hour and wanting more.
I hope you enjoy this book and series as much as I do! I highly recommend it.

  • Under a Blue Moon

  • Dreamspun Beyond, Book 22
  • By: Bru Baker
  • Narrated by: Dorian Bane
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Nick Perry is tired of helping people with their marriages, so when a spot opens up to work with teens at Camp H.O.W.L., he jumps at it. He doesn’t expect to fall in lust with the dreamy new camp doctor, Drew Welch. But Drew is human, and Nick has seen secrets ruin too many relationships to think a human/werewolf romance can go anywhere. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet slowburn shifter story. Loved the narration!

  • By Karen on 12-02-18

Under a Blue Moon

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

This is book two in Camp H.O.W.L. and is best to read in order.
Drew isn't a werewolf but has grown up part of the were community. He is coming to camp H.O.W.L. as a doctor and Nick is the new counselor.
This is also a Dreamspun beyond which is like a Dreamspun Desire so it is tropetastic, and a good fluffy romance as well.
There are lots of good characters, lots of action and some good man-sex.
Dorian Bane brings the story to life with his voice, and pacing. Dorian also is great with emotions always making a good story even better.

  • Law and Justice: Justice Series - Book 2

  • By: Donald L. Robertson
  • Narrated by: Scott Miller
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Bullets rip the air, snapping past Clay Barlow’s head as, riding Blue, he charges a band of robbers surrounding the Austin stagecoach. Clay lets loose with a load of buckshot from his 12-gauge Roper Repeating Shotgun. With his third blast, the robbers turn tail and race off into the Texas hill country, leaving one of their own dying in the hot Texas dust. At 18, Clay has been invited to join the Texas Rangers. Now, he rides to Austin to either put on the Rangers’ badge or fight for the law in Texas courts, fulfilling his parents' wish that he become an attorney.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Rousing Tale

  • By Jean on 11-24-18

I've been looking for a good old west

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

This is the first book I have read by Donald L Robertson but wont be my last. I loved this story. It had a good old-west feel.
Clay Barlow is eighteen and riding to Austin as robbers attack the stage. He is invited to join the Rangers but has to meet with his Grandfather who is wanting him to join the family business in law.
I really enjoyed this story. there was a lot of action and it was like watching a western on TV. there was a spot where he went with the Irishmen to study law then suddenly he was back a couple years later and it felt like a gap in the story. but the rest of the story picked up and it was interesting.
Scott Miller is also a first time narrator for me. I loved is western sounding voice.It fit the story well and the characterization is good, pacing good and I will be adding hi to favorite narrators.
Now I need to listen to book one and do suggest you listen in order as I felt at the beginning I missed something too.

  • No Tears for Darcy

  • By: Vicki Reese
  • Narrated by: Brock Hatton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Former forensic accountant Cameron has lost nearly everyone he’s ever loved, and now his vintage clothing shop has been broken into and trashed. When town Police Chief Will Carson asks an out-of-town cop friend of his for help, Cam takes one look at the dark-haired, blue-eyed detective and knows he’s in real trouble - and it has nothing to do with vandalism or murder. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not for me.

  • By Belen on 10-24-18

A riveted suspense with so many twists

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

Reviewed: 11-20-18

No Tears for Darcy is a riveting suspense/ thriller that keeps you turning the page.
I immediately fell in love with Cameron and wanted to hug him. He lost his father to a hit and run, then his mother got sick and passed away. If that’s not a lot to endure, he found out his boyfriend was possibly cheating and then died on the day they were holding his mother’s Memorial.

Pete is a cop from the city that owns silent partnership in a new business in town with his brother. He is on leave from being shot in the leg and came home to recuperate. He is with his friend from the academy Will, who is the chief of police in town when they were called out to investigate a break-in at Cameron’s shop.

There are quite a few twists in the story but I won’t call this a mystery. I guessed the perpetrator pretty quick but not all of his involvement. Still, I couldn’t put it down. The characters are well rounded. The story intriguing. And the twisted nursery rhymes chilling. The sex is all off the page but still sexy. I highly recommend this book. It’s on my favorite list.

I loved this book so much it was on my reread list ( not many get that far so I was thrilled to listen and not disappointed. !

  • A Casual Weekend Thing

  • By: A. J. Thomas
  • Narrated by: Andy Babinski
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

Doug Heavy Runner left the life of an openly gay Miami police officer and returned to his home on the Salish-Kootenai Indian Reservation when his mother got sick. In the two years since she passed, he's carved out an empty life as a small-town deputy, relying on out-of-town one-night stands to keep him sane. Then he meets Detective Christopher Hayes, and they share a wild night so incredible Doug breaks his own rule and allows a one-night stand to grow into a weekend of amazing sex.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • When you least expect it...

  • By Donald on 09-23-14

A good emotional read

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

Reviewed: 11-20-18

Audio review
Warning* Emotional triggers* The bad guy is a pedophile, there is mention of rape on both characters sides. Though it is all off page no actual scenes. Not for the faint of heart!*
Christopher is on leave from a shooting. He and is partner are close but his partner is straight and a playboy. Christopher figures out he may to be able to go back to work with his hand the way it is. He gets a call and finds out his brother is dead, not that he cares, but when he walks in on his partner with a man it breaks his heart so he decides to go deal with his brothers body and estate. He stops in Missoula and meets a hot man. They have a great weekend but know they will never see each other again.
Doug works for the search and rescue team with the sheriff's office. He never expected to see the sexy man from the weekend until he came to ID the body and take care of the estate he didn't realize existed.
The story line is angsty, twisted and keeps you on pins and needles. The romance between the two men give the story a bit more softness.
Andy Babinski did a good job narrated. he kept me interested, the pacing was good and the voices ok. I recommend this audio!

  • Coming Back

  • The Belladonna Arms Series, Book 3
  • By: John Inman
  • Narrated by: Shawn Hertel
  • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Barney Teegarden knows what it’s like to be alone. He knows what it’s like to have a romantic heart, yet no love in his life to unleash the romance on. With the help of a friend, he acquires a lease in a seedy apartment building perched high on a hill in downtown San Diego. The Belladonna Arms is not only filled with the quirkiest cast of characters imaginable, it is also famous for sprinkling love dust on even the loneliest of the lovelorn. At the Arms, Barney finds friendship, acceptance, and an adopted family that lightens his lonely life. Hell, he even finds a cat. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous, as always!

  • By SassiKassi on 09-28-18

don't read at work........

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

Reviewed: 11-20-18

This is a book three and I would read in order. i hadn't and didn't relay know the characters or what was happening at first, however there is good backdrop of information and you do eventually get filled in.
Barney finds a new home at the Belladonna Arms, full of quirky characters and said to sprinkle love dust around. He kinda hopes to get a sprinkle.
Arthur his Landlord keeps teasing him to help him look for a missing friend to bring back home. Barney believes the friend a myth until one day they do find him

Ramon has a sad story and is a very broken man, getting him to return and stay wot be an easy job but Arthur has faith in Barney.
Barney not only found friends at the Belladonna but also a cat.

This story has a a lot of angst but its also lighthearted and fun to read. there is a silly little twist at the end that will have you laughing out loud. speaking of laughing out loud, you will do this several times throughout the book so Hense, the warning about NSFW

I liked the narration. Shawn Hertel gave Ramon his cute accent and Arthur is drag one spot on. He made the book even more fun to listen too!


  • Thin Blue

  • The Thin Blue Line Series, Book 1
  • By: Patricia Logan
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

Homeland Security Investigator Felix Jbarra is a fresh-faced young agent with a bright future in the DHS ahead of him. Deeply closeted, Felix hides his sexual orientation from his huge Catholic family, which brings him terrible guilt and grief. One night in a backroom nightclub encounter, he connects with a man who inexplicably makes him want to confess everything. Assigned to help shut down an elusive child sex-trafficking ring, Felix instinctively knows he’ll need turn to the more experienced detective for help if he and his partner want to crack this case. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a ride!

  • By Annika on 09-11-18

Another great series I can't wait for the next one

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

Reviewed: 10-28-18

I was broken hearted when Death and Destruction came to an end but now I can smile again! Patricia Logan has given us yet another fabulous series with two hot men, one broken, one struggling with his sexuality, wanting to come out but not lose his family. The good thing is if you have not read Death and destruction, You can still start here and not be lost. It is two new characters but we do get some cameos not only from Death and Destruction but other books as well. ( I love Cassidy Ryan!)

So now on with this story.Pope Dades is an LAPD cop that came out to his partner and ex-best friend to end up badly beaten. He chases a young drug dealer and his arrest is pretty unusual (but cool) He doesn't realize that the man he saw watching is an undercover DHS investigator posing as a homeless Vet.

Felix loves his job and family. His only issue is his family is very religious and his mom is pressuring him to marry and have a family. He doesn't want to lose them so he goes to a club for his relief. there he meets the man of his dreams. One that seems to know just what he wants then it all goes to hell when Pope sees him and realizes he is the reason he is suspended.

his story starts out with action! then some hot man-sex ( the smexy action), then more action, twists, smexiness, action, twists..you get the picture!
I loved all the characters both new and of course the old. The storyline was intriguing, gripping and fresh and I can't wait to see how things go with these guys. I want more now!

Michael Pauly did a great job of narrating. The pacing was good, the characterization good and he did a good job with the emotions as well.I enjoyed listening to this story.

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  • Cowboy in the Crosshairs

  • Dreamspun Desires, Book 53
  • By: BA Tortuga
  • Narrated by: Dorian Bane
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

TJ is a small-town police chief. Every Friday, he holds court in the diner with the local holy roller, the art colonists, and the horsey people. But the Benes, who own the rodeo company, keep to themselves. TJ knows because he was once hot and heavy with the oldest Bene son. When Wacey Bene gets trampled by a remuda and comes home to heal, he’s none too happy to run into TJ or his two little boys and their momma. The story might end there - if it wasn’t for some bastard trying to kill Wacey. The law steps in, and the townsfolk are cross about somebody messing with one of their own.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cowboy, Sheriffs, mystery and romance!

  • By Cat on 10-28-18

Cowboy, Sheriffs, mystery and romance!

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

Reviewed: 10-28-18

I love Dorian Bane. He did an awesome job with both a cowboy voice and a softer voice for Wacey. Though I admit at first I thought the deep cowboy voice was Wacey and the other was TJ. But once I figured it out and got the descriptions it worked for me.

Wacey has gotten hurt and has to come home from the rodeo to heal from an accident where he was nearly trampled to death by the horses after a sound like a car backfiring.

TJ Is the sheriff and is angry at Wacey from running away when they were teens, though back then he didn't know what he wanted besides a normal life with kids and a home.

Ten years later TJ is divorced with two boys he loves but seeing Wacy brings back feelings only Wacey could give him. Now it's apparent someone is trying to kill Wacey, but who and why?

I liked this story but I love me some sexy cowboys, lawmen and second chances and I got it here. Toss in a couple of cute kids and it's even better. This book is in the Dreamspun Desires line so you know you will get a good story on a trope and not a lot of sex. So if you are looking for a lot of on-page sex this may not be for you.

My only issue was the mystery which I didn't figure it out kinda ended suddenly and I had some questions left unanswered. other than that I loved the book and can't wait for more in this series.

If you like a touch of mystery, hot cowboys, sexy sheriff, second chances and cute kids this is a lot of fun to read.