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Patti Dennis

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  • The Song of David

  • The Law of Moses Series #2
  • By: Amy Harmon
  • Narrated by: JD Jackson, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 321
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317

I won my first fight when I was 11 years old, and I've been throwing punches ever since. Fighting is the purest, truest, most elemental thing there is. Some people describe heaven as a sea of unending white, where choirs sing and loved ones await. But for me, heaven was something else. It sounded like the bell at the beginning of a round, and it tasted like adrenaline. For me, heaven was the octagon. Until I met Millie, and heaven became something different. I became something different.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not My Favorite! Spoilers*****

  • By S T L on 10-13-15

One I will never forget!

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

This was one of the best books I have listened to I dont have enough words of praise. It was engaging and touching in expressing the ups and downs of human existance. I would give it 10 stars if I could.

  • Accidentally In Love With...a God?

  • By: Mimi Jean Pamfiloff
  • Narrated by: Helen Wick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 172

Emma Keane is your average city girl trying to get a date. There's just one thing holding her back: the disembodied male voice speaking to her through her mind. Sound kind of crazy? Maybe. But crazy turns downright deadly when the voice persuades her to travel to the wilds of the Mayan jungle. There she will free his body - his incredibly hot, muscled, naked body.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Tedious

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-24-13

Interesting new slant

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

Reviewed: 05-02-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this audiobook to a friend as it has a lot of interesting facets. It is funny and romantic and a lot of tongue in cheek.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Accidentally In Love With...a God??

When Guy meets Emma for first time face to face and also when they become a couple.

What about Helen Wick’s performance did you like?

She does an excellent job!!! I suspect she is one of those narrators that can make any story more interesting. I'm already looking for other books where she is the narrator!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Emma realizes Guy is also a virgin and has waited for her for eons.

  • Zanaikeyros - Son of Dragons

  • Pantheon of Dragons, Book 1
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 241
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 226

Zanaikeyros Saphyrius, better known as Zane, is an original dragyri, a badass male, and a Genesis Son - one of the original embryos made by the dragon lords. Like all the Dragyr he has 10 days from the time he meets his fated - a human female - to take her to the Temple of Seven and present her to the ancient dragon lords to be consecrated...remade...and reborn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great beginning to a new series!

  • By Julie on 12-29-16

Tessa does it again!

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

Reviewed: 01-07-17

This was a fantastic beginning to Tessa's new series. I'm already a devoted fan of her Blood Curse series and wasn't sure she could top that. Paranormal dragon stories have never been my favorite but with this series I have to amend that. I loved the interaction and bantering between the dragon "brothers" and the wonderful love story that unfolded between Zane and his fated mate Jordan. I was disappointed that it came to a close but I have a feeling I'll get to revisit these characters and newly mated couple in book two which I hope I won't have to wait too long for.

This is definitely a series to follow!

Patti

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Garen: Shifter Romantic Suspense

  • Rubicon International, Volume 1
  • By: Ann Gimpel
  • Narrated by: Gregory Salinas
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

As an agent for an international espionage firm, Miranda has her hands more than full. Between secretly lusting after her boss, Garen, and making sure the dirty little secret about her double life as a wolf shifter remains hidden, she's still a virgin at nearly 30. Sent to eliminate the head of a human trafficking organization in Amsterdam, she barely escapes with her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shifters and spy networks

  • By Busy Mom on 10-06-16

Interesting mix

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

Reviewed: 11-21-16

I found this audiobook had an interesting mix of action scenarios as well as sexual tension between Garen and his mate. I also enjoyed the bantering between Garen and his fellow agent/friend Lars. There was plenty of romance as well as a mix of the unknown. The performance was very well done as well. I found it to be a great listen.

I received this book as a gift in exchange for an objective and honest review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Relentless

  • Bertoli Crime Family, Book 1
  • By: Lauren Landish
  • Narrated by: Emma Lysy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 47

Protecting her should be easy for a man like me. When assigned as a bodyguard for Adriana Bertoli, I knew I was in for a world of trouble. With her fiery-red hair, sparkling green eyes, milky white skin, and lush, curvaceous body, she's a damn knockout. But she also happens to be the niece of one of the most powerful mob bosses in the Seattle-Tacoma area, Don Carlo - my boss. And he's made it clear that none of his men are to lay a finger on Adriana.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Kept me hooked

  • By Patti Dennis on 08-20-16

Kept me hooked

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

Reviewed: 08-20-16

I really enjoyed this audiobook. It had all 3 required components ( good story, good and fitting performance, just enough hot sexy scenes).

It is definitely a HEA novel but keeps you guessing still. It's tough to pull off both male and female parts but Emma does a good job.

The story had good flow with the resident bad boy coming to the rescue of the spitfire of a girl in distress all while her God Father aspires to keep them from becoming romantically involved.

I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review and I honestly can say it kept me involved and tuned in.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Carver

  • By: Angela Foxxe
  • Narrated by: David Quimby
  • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 58

Monique had been hiding away in the northern Vermont Mountains for the previous seven years. Hiding from her past, from her pain, and mostly from herself. However, all that was to change the day she came across an adorable wolf pup who appeared to have a profound effect on her. Little did she know, the pup was the son of Alpha Wolf Carver, who feared his son had been kidnapped. Carver realized he had the opportunity to ask the young girl for one final, life-changing favor.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • His Guardian

  • By Troublemer on 07-07-16

Potentially great story but I got lost

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

Reviewed: 07-25-16

I love fantasy stories and shifter romances are one of my favorites. I was drawn to this book by the description but the further I got into the story the harder it was for me to stay connected to each character. I liked the undertones of human triumph over past experiences. It just jumped around too much for my liking. I would have liked to have more connection to the shifter personalities and how they differed from their human counterpart.

All in all it is a good book even though I personally had trouble staying connected.

I received this book at no charge in exchange for an honest review.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Enshrine

  • By: Chelle Bliss
  • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277

After a phone call changes my life, I shut the world out. I'm paralyzed by the fear gripping me; the darkness becomes inescapable. When I refuse to open my door, my best friend goes to the most notorious man in town. Bruno's known to everyone in the neighborhood - he's feared and only spoken about in whispers. Only there's a problem: After he breaks down my door, he doesn't want to leave.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very sweet alternative love story

  • By Misty on 03-14-16

Heartwarming and filled with hope

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

Reviewed: 06-06-16

I loved this book from first chapter. It has mystery ( in the form of Bruno) realism, heartbreak and boundless, selfless love all rolled into one story. Plenty of steamy scenes too. But a study in rising above and taking the good with the bad.

The narrators did a fantastic job. Couldn't have done a better job.

Great story through and through. I'd recommend it to anyone.

  • Barbarian Prince

  • Dragon Lords, Book 1 (Anniversary Edition)
  • By: Michelle M. Pillow
  • Narrated by: Mason Lloyd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 486
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 445
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 443

Going undercover at a mass wedding as a bartered bride, Morrigan Blake has every intention of getting off the barbaric planet just as soon as it's over. Or, more correctly, just as soon as she captures footage of the mysterious princes rumored to be in attendance. After a euphoric night, Morrigan discovers her spaceship left without her, and Ualan of Draig is claiming she's his wife. It's not exactly the story this reporter had in mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It! Creative, Sexy and Funny!

  • By Cheri on 05-23-16

Refreshing change

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

Reviewed: 05-16-16

I really enjoyed this book. It was obviously paranormal genre but strong human characters. The storyline kept me involved and invested in both the main characters.

A love story as well as a story involving self-discovery especially on the part of the female lead who learns there are real benefits in needing others as she slowly lowers her walls and let's the handsome warrior who she finds herself married to into her heart.

I found the narration very good as well.

  • The Wrath of the Orphans

  • Book One of Elmoryn's The Kinless Trilogy
  • By: Chris Philbrook
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

What do you do when everything you've ever known is ripped away from you, leaving nothing but ashes and charred memories behind? You get angry. So very angry. Malwynn and his twin sister, Umaryn, live in a small town in Northern Varrland. In idyllic New Picknell nearly nothing happens, and when their day-to-day routine is interrupted by a skirmish between an invading patrol of the dead from The Amaranth Empire and a defending force from Varrland, their world begins to come undone.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good listen, with the promise for more

  • By Daniel Abrams on 06-05-17

A step back in time but with futuristic elements

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

Reviewed: 05-12-16

I found this audiobook very interesting. It has a little bit of everything ;magic, zombies, heartbroken characters who are committed to exact justice.

Malwynn and Umaryn are twin adolescents who live in a happy little community of ancient past. The story revolves around their trials and tribulations to exact justice on whom ever burned their beloved town to the ground along with everyone in it save them. Devastated for their loss they set out to discover who could have done such a deed. They take many paths along their way and slowly discover their own magical powers emerging.

As this is book one of the trilogy it leaves off with a good set up for book two.

The author brought me into their world and took me along through all their struggles.

The narrator did a good job.

I received this free audiobook in exchange for an honest and fair review

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Ash

  • Hive Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Leia Stone, Jaymin Eve
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,443
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,327
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,318

It all started when infected bats bit a small group of humans and created what are now called vampires. Then, the male vampires knocked up some female humans, and the result was a gorgeous race of all male ash - superhuman freaks that had looks to kill. Charlie is the first female ash, aka unicorn of the Hive - the gated compound in Portland that the humans have designated to isolate vampires and ash from society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great read ,

  • By raheme johnson on 05-03-16

A Fresh Take on a Common Storyline

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

Reviewed: 05-01-16

I really enjoyed this book. As I enjoy my books in audiobook form I was further impressed.

It took only a half of chapter to get me hooked. From there on I was always looking forward to getting back to my listening.

This story has a strong female lead and of course hot, sexy brooding male hero. They struggle on and off throughout the story but end pretty much committed to each other. However there are many unanswered questions leading me to want to continue book two of this trilogy.

The narration was excellent with good cadence and personality so you are drawn in to the conversations and inner dialogue.

I would highly recommend this series to a friend or anybody who hasn't yet been burned out on the vampire/human theme.

Patti Dennis

5 of 6 people found this review helpful