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  • Finding Mr. Wrong

  • By: A.M. Madden, Joanne Schwehm
  • Narrated by: Lexie Richmond, C.A. Sorensen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

So there I was, on a stage with two other men, being asked ridiculous questions by a woman I couldn't see, but whose voice made my pants tighten - and not around my ankles. Before I knew what was happening, I'd signed up for six weeks in paradise, isolated on an island for 42 days with a complete stranger. And when I finally laid eyes on the sexy brunette who belonged to that voice, a part of me thought this wouldn't be so bad.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Romance, Anger, and Fun to be had--great story-4/5

  • By LOYL-00 on 04-10-18

It’s meh

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

Reviewed: 10-30-18

The story would have worked if it wasn’t for the female character. I don’t blame the narrators for this, I blame bad writing of the female character. She is annoying and just complains about everything. She has this inner monologue that’s just so annoying, it made it really hard for me to get through the book. She wants to be independent but sounds like a whinny little girl that didn’t get her way. I really liked Jude and all his friends. I even enjoyed her friends my problem was with Brie. I could not tell if the author was going for a strong female lead, weak or just plain annoying. Either way the author did manage to make the character annoying and dumb. I really didn’t understand how Jude fell for her because again the whole time she is selfish, paranoid about everything he does and says. Jude comes off more sympathetic than her and he is a “rich privileged man”. Yet his character comes off more relatable than Brie. I am going to read the other books hoping the author just wrote this female lead wrong. Again good concept horribly executed with the female lead character.

  • Trophy Wife

  • By: Alessandra Torre
  • Narrated by: Will M. Watt, Aria Collins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 182
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 177

Everyone in Nashville knows Nathan Dumont. Four years ago, his fiancée disappeared. Last night, he proposed to me. I'd wanted to escape my life, the seedy strip club, and the mountain of bills. I had seized the opportunity to live in a mansion, fill my days with country clubs and caviar, my nights with romance and sex. Maybe I should have done my homework first.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible story!!!

  • By ma on 07-29-18

Horrible story!!!

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

Reviewed: 07-29-18

I love Will M. Watt that’s why I chose to listen to this audible. But even Will couldn’t save the story. Candace was just dumb. There was no reason for her to fall in love with Nathan. He was horrible to her. I read some reviews that imply she doesn’t apologize for her womanhood, so “you go girl”. That is a lie, she is pathetic. This woman is not strong, she is a pathetic whore. She is not an example of a strong woman she is the example of an ex stripper that is just dumb, weak and thinks giving blowjobs is the answer for her bad decisions in life. The story just doesn’t make sense how can someone be so pathetic.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Bad Boy's Heart

  • By: Blair Holden
  • Narrated by: Laura Hopatcong
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 38

Tessa O'Connell is a girl as in love as possible. For a moment she had it all: friends, family, and the promise of a forever love. But could she end up losing it all? The crippling pain of heartbreak is fresh, and as Tessa struggles to move on in the wake of tragedy, her goal becomes to protect her heart at all costs. But it's a task not made easy by the devastatingly gorgeous Cole Stone, who seems to have shattered her beyond repair.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Just horrible!!!!

  • By ma on 05-04-18

Just horrible!!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-04-18

Unlike other reviews this will not be a praise to the book or to the author but it will be an honest one. I think the writer had a really good story idea. The concept of the story would have been really good if written in a better way. The main female character was just too depressing and annoying to listen to. She is selfish, and dwells in self pity. Like I said this book had a good concept and could have gone in any direction but listening to Tessa with her self hate was just depressing. Not to mention Cole was just as pathetic, they both were just so depressing to listen to. One moment Tessa loves Cole the next she hates his guts. I don’t know if the author knows what Love is but this is not Love. This story is about two pathetic selfish individuals who only care about themselves. As a matter of fact, all the characters in this story are selfish her mom, her dad, her brother, her best friend’s mother, Jay, Nicole. These characters are not good ppl they are selfish and bad examples of what Love truly looks like. Now with that said I do like some characters like her friend Megan, and Beth which both seem to have better stories to tell than Tessa. If you have not read the story let me break down for you. Tessa was the fat girl who got skinny. She was bullied by her ex-BFF, and Cole when she was younger. You can see half way through the first book in the series he is actually in love with her and used to bully her in order for to take notice of him. She was so in love with his step brother Jay. He is protecting her and trying to build her self-esteem. But Tessa hates who she is and breaks every single thing down in her head. It is very annoying to hear the female character constantly bash themselves over and over again. By the time the second book comes around they got into a huge fight he said some messed up crap and she hates his guts. My biggest problem with both characters is they both overreact to everything. There is no talking to one another, they both act like children. When she slices herself “by mistake” looking on at her brother & BFF happy together, I was done. Tessa needs a lot of therapy, the fact that she is allowed to dwell in her self pity about something so dumb is either bad writing or the character is pathetic. Tessa is not a sympathetic character where you could feel her pain, she is just a drama queen who makes a mountain out of a mole hill. Majority of her and Cole’s problem would be solved if they just spoke to one another. This book series is horrible. Do not waste a credit!!! Author has potential but in the end her characters were just too pathetic for me to care. From a female perspective, this girl is the worst girl to find inspiring. She is whiny and pitiful. I understand that she starts off as a teen who is just experiencing her first love but this girl is too dramatic and too annoying. The adults in her life shouldn’t encourage this horrible behavior. She says mean things to hurt Cole because he hurt her by mistake, it makes her mean-spirited. She enjoys making him feel bad because he made her feel bad about herself. She is right she deserves to be miserable! I hope the author writes better characters in the future.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Swan and the Jackal

  • In the Company of Killers, Book 3
  • By: J. A. Redmerski
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Andi Arndt, Kate Reinders
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205

Fredrik Gustavsson never considered the possibility of love, or that anyone could ever understand or accept his dark and bloody lifestyle - until he met Seraphina, a woman as vicious and blood-thirsty as Fredrik himself. They spent two short but unforgettable years together, full of lust and killing and the darkest kind of love that two people can share. And then Seraphina was gone. It's been six years since Fredrik's lover and sadistic partner in crime turned his world upside-down.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Redmerski chewed me up and spit me out as their ta

  • By kimbacaffeinate on 07-16-14

What!?!

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

Reviewed: 11-07-17

This was the first of the In The Company of Killers series book I read. After reading this book The Swan and The Jackal I just had to go buy the rest of the series. The Swan and The Jackal is by far the best book but must be read or heard after the first two books, Killing Sarai and Reviving Izabel. Like in my previous reviews of this series it is not for everyone. There is violence, slave trade, sadistic people, killers, blood and just craziness. If I had not heard this book first I might have never given the series a chance, but I fell in love with Fredrik. He shows all the signs of a serial killer but in some sort of twisted way you end up hoping for a "happy-ending" to his story. Like I said in my previous reviews this is my favorite one out of all the books so far. The stories are well written and though they are fictional you fall into their stories very quickly. The narrators for this particular book are wonderful. Again I warn this story is not for everyone. Enjoy!

  • Reviving Izabel

  • In the Company of Killers, Book 2
  • By: J.A. Redmerski
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies, Kate Reinders
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298

Determined to live a dark life in the company of the assassin who freed her from bondage, Sarai sets out on her own to settle a score with an evil sadist. Unskilled and untrained in the art of killing, the events that unfold leave her hanging precariously on the edge of death when nothing goes as planned. Sarai's reckless choices send her on a path she knows she can never turn back from and so she presents Victor with an ultimatum: Help her become more like him and give her a fighting chance, or she'll do it alone no matter the consequences.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • No one to care about

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-15

Wow it just gets better!!!

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

Reviewed: 11-07-17

Like I said in my first review into this series In The Company of Killers, every single one of the books has kept me on edge, while enjoying the story being told. Again the voice of Victor is the only thing I had to get use to. I believe a better narrator like Zachary Webber, Wen Ross, or even Sebastian York would have sounded more like "Victor". But after getting used to the narrator for Victor, I still enjoyed the story telling. I love how each character in the series has a different voice. It is not duet style but the writing is wonderful. Again the book might not be for everyone, if you don't like dark stories this might not be for you. But if you want give this series a chance you will fall into their lives very easily. In short the book is about the lives of killers.... also sex/baby/young girls/boys slave trade, powerful sadistic people and violence. Like I stated in my original review of Killing Sarai, the series continues, not all are available on audible yet, you can buy the kindle version or the paperback. Check out the author's page she keeps you updated on when the next book will come out. It is a good story very shocking, very realistic, and heart breaking. Though the characters might be fictional, the story feels very real. Which is the scariest part of this whole journey, finding out this could be happening and we wouldn't know. Enjoy!

  • Consolation

  • The Consolation Duet, Volume 1
  • By: Corinne Michaels
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,395
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,307

Liam wasn't supposed to be my happily ever after. He wasn't even on my radar. He was my husband's best friend - forbidden. But my husband is dead, and I'm alone. I ache for him, and I reach for Liam. One night with Liam changed everything. Now I have to decide if I truly love him or if he's just the consolation prize.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent emotional story but huge cliffhanger end

  • By Lydia D. Rella on 11-11-15

Love This Book So Much....

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

Reviewed: 03-16-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Consolation to be better than the print version?

I haven't read the book yet but I will after listening to the audible I will.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Consolation?

Being a military wife is never easy but they way Lee is able to rebuild her life again with Liam is remarkable.

What about Andi Arndt and Sebastian York ’s performance did you like?

Always love the way the two narrate.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

A life loss, A life gained.

Any additional comments?

Sebastian isn't in the book as much as Andi. If you are fan that loves to hear Sebastian York's voice you might be disappointed because he isn't as much in this book as other narrations. But the audible story of this book is beautiful. I bought the book and the audible through a cheaper price with my kindle book and it was worth it. This is a two part book.

  • Written in the Scars

  • By: Adriana Locke
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

The first time the local basketball star smiled at Elin, she was a goner. It was just so damn easy to fall for the dark-haired hometown hero with his charming smile and strong, athletic build. Thousands of sleepy smiles, aimless drives down country roads, and squeaks of the backdoor after a swing shift later, reality hits. And it hits hard. Falling in love was definitely the easy part. Watching it break apart was impossible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Two Pennies

  • By Tre Talbot on 01-14-17

Five Stars for story and the narrators!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-16-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Written in the Scars to be better than the print version?

I love audible books because the characters come to life with the voices you hear.

What did you like best about this story?

Elin and Ty go through a lot, they are torn apart and put back together again.

Have you listened to any of Kai Kennicott and Wen Ross ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have listened to the two of them before and I love the way they are able to work the scenes together.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Written in the Scars...is a perfect title.

Any additional comments?

I will not spoil it for anyone but you will cry towards the end.

  • Love Hurts

  • Caged Love, Book 1
  • By: Mandi Beck
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross, Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 253

Inside the Octagon, I have no fear. I'm at home, in my element, inflicting pain onto men trained to hurt me just as badly. Making them submit, knocking them out, maiming them, because it's them or me. And I choose them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • PHEW, I THINK I GOT WHIPLASH!!!!

  • By Cheri on 02-13-17

Love the Narrators....

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

Reviewed: 03-16-17

Would you listen to Love Hurts again? Why?

Maybe, maybe not. This is the first one I read with an MMA fighter, he seems to have a lot of anger issues. Deacon is so arrogant which is kind of cute but he doesn't treat the "princess" so sweet. He sounds more angry than loving. Even though you can tell he loves her but he just doesn't go around it the best way possible.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

I wasn't expecting the story to go that way at all.

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite scene was at the beginning when he gives the "princess" her gift for her birthday which she loves better than her boyfriends gift.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me cry.

Any additional comments?

I did enjoy the story, and I love the narrators.

  • Park Avenue Prince

  • By: Louise Bay
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,779
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,635
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,634

I've made every one of my billions of dollars myself - I'm calculating, astute and the best at what I do. It takes drive and dedication to build what I have. And it leaves no time for love or girlfriends or relationships. But don't get me wrong, I'm not a monk. I understand the attention and focus it takes to seduce a beautiful woman. They're the same skills I use to close business deals. But one night is where it begins and ends. I'm not the guy who sends flowers. I'm not the guy who calls the next day.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Park Avenue Prince Was A Work Of Art......

  • By Cheri on 02-17-17

Love this narration

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

Reviewed: 03-16-17

What did you love best about Park Avenue Prince?

How the book is called Park Avenue Prince and Sam is nothing like anyone from Park Avenue. It was refreshing.

What did you like best about this story?

Sam is so rich lives on Park Avenue in an empty apt with an old couch and a mattress with cups he took from his office, priceless. Also how Grace is called a Fixer, by Sam and her friend Harper. Because without a doubt we all have that one friend who thinks she can fix the guy she falls for.

What about Sebastian York and Andi Arndt ’s performance did you like?

They make an awesome team at narrating. I love Sebastian York's voice and always enjoy Andi Arndt's portrayal of all the different characters she plays.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

In order to make a film about it they would have to rewrite the story and add more backstory to the characters.

Any additional comments?

The story was good not five stars but I give it four stars for two reasons. One because it is the typical story of boy meets girl, boy falls for girl something happens and now they have to make up. It kind of was blah same old story again. The second reason is I think the author should have dove more into the characters back story. Why Sam was so closed off, more of the story about him and Angie would have been nice in foster care, was there ever a falling out between Grace and her parents? Why was there so little about Sam's story? I just feel there wasn't really a lot of depth about the characters. But I did enjoy it I just feel the story missed some of the building blocks of the characters and the story would have been better if they were there.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Air He Breathes

  • By: Brittainy Cherry
  • Narrated by: Brian Pallino, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,072
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,942
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,942

I was warned about Tristan Cole. "Stay away from him," people said. "He's cruel." "He's cold." "He's damaged." It's easy to judge a man because of his past. To look at Tristan and see a monster. But I couldn't do that. I had to accept the wreckage that lived inside of him, because it also lived inside of me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heartbreaking and heavy

  • By krystle on 04-14-16

Loved this book and narration

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

Reviewed: 02-28-17

Would you consider the audio edition of The Air He Breathes to be better than the print version?

The narration gives the characters a more real life effect.

What did you like best about this story?

It is another story of time heals all wounds, eventually.

Have you listened to any of Brian Pallino and Erin Mallon ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I have never heard them but I really enjoyed hearing this book.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

The story was full of moments of sadness, tears, pain and happiness.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful