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Martha Dunlap

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  • Cowboy D-Force

  • Brotherhood Protectors, Book 4
  • By: Elle James
  • Narrated by: Gregory Salinas
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

Fresh out of the military, John Wayne “Duke” Morrison is back in his home state of Montana, starting a new job in the Brotherhood Protectors security service. First assignment: protect film star and diva Lena Love from a stalker leaving her threatening messages. After fighting terrorists in the Middle East, Duke assumes this assignment will be a walk in the park. Angel Carson's main claim to fame is her uncanny resemblance to Lena Love. Prior military, she now works as the stunt woman for the megastar. When Miss Love is threatened, Angel steps in as bait to draw out the stalker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love the narrator's voice

  • By Martha Dunlap on 03-11-19

Love the narrator's voice

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

Love the story. Love the narrator's voice. Perfect for Cowboy and he did a great job doing a woman's voice. Loved the mystery. Worth the five stars.

  • Defending Morgan

  • Mountain Mercenaries, Book 3
  • By: Susan Stoker
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202

Dispatched to the Dominican Republic to rescue a kidnapped child, former Navy SEAL Archer “Arrow” Kane makes a startling discovery: another hostage - Morgan Byrd, a very beautiful and very well-known missing person who disappeared off the streets of Atlanta a year ago. She’s brave, resilient, and unbroken. All Arrow wants to know is why she ended up in a shack in Santo Domingo. All he feels is the desire to protect. Morgan is done being the victim and is determined to find out who hates her so much that they want her gone - but not dead. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved

  • By Charlene L on 03-06-19

One intense story

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

Reviewed: 03-06-19

This is one intense story that I had to finish. Morgan and Arrow are a great match. Morgan needed a special man and he is it. After Morgan's rescue, the question is who would hate someone so much that they put her in this private hell? The story stays intense to the end when we find out who it is. Wow. The story is a winner for Ms. Stoker.

  • Protecting Julie

  • SEAL of Protection, Book 6.5
  • By: Susan Stoker
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

Julie Lytle is working hard to turn her life around. Being kidnapped by sex traffickers changed her drastically, but having grown up the spoiled daughter of a senator, Julie wishes she could’ve changed just a little sooner. Shamed by her behavior toward the woman rescued alongside her, and further embarrassed and guilt-racked over the way she treated the SEALs who risked their lives on her behalf, Julie is desperate to make amends. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What happened to Julie?

  • By Martha Dunlap on 02-22-19

What happened to Julie?

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

Reviewed: 02-22-19

This book picks up after Julie was rescued with Fiona by the Navy Seals. It was very interesting, well written, and with great narration. I recommend getting this story regarding Julie and Commander Hurt. It does add background for future stories.

  • Lone Star Lovers Boxed Set

  • Texas Heroes
  • By: Jean Brashear
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Three Texas brothers - a Hollywood superstar, a wounded warrior, and an FBI agent haunted by the girl he couldn't save - and the complicated women no one would have predicted for them. Texas Heartthrob: An emotional movie-star romance about a man who can't walk away from trouble - and a woman who's nothing but. Texas Healer: A wounded former special forces medic holds the power to heal both a fragile doctor's body and her wounded heart. Texas Protector: A reunion romance for a detective forever haunted by the night when he couldn't save a young girl.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a value....

  • By Martha Dunlap on 02-07-19

What a value....

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

All three stories together. The stories are very good with lots of action. Well written, great narration, excellent story line. Truly a good value with all the stories in one audible.

  • Marrying Caroline

  • SEAL of Protection
  • By: Susan Stoker
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 390
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354

Caroline and Wolf had a wild start to their relationship: plane hijacking, kidnapping, attempted drowning, and a terrorist plot foiled. Now things have calmed down, and a wedding is in the works for the couple. By enlisting the help of Wolf's teammate, Cookie, Caroline is immersed in plans for her dream wedding. Of course, with their luck, things can never go off without a hitch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By Karen on 07-17-16

The wedding story.

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

Reviewed: 01-28-19

I enjoyed this story filling about Wolf and Caroline's wedding. It gives some special insight on the characters especially Caroline, Alabama, and Fiona. What I enjoyed most was the wedding planner. It is a good story and the narration is wonderful.

  • Stetson's Storm

  • Lasso Springs, Volume 3
  • By: Kathleen Ball
  • Narrated by: Vicki Pierce
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Five years ago, hunky rodeo star Stetson Scott left town, never looking back, convinced he had no reason to stay. He unknowingly left behind more than just a love...so much more. Storm McCrory's heart was ripped out that same day. Now Stetson is back in town. He's shocked to find not just Storm McCrory living in poverty, but his son, the son he never knew, both shunned by most of the town. Will Storm allow Stetson to help her and be a father to his son, or will her stubborn pride get in the way of their true love?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this story.

  • By Martha Dunlap on 01-19-19

Loved this story.

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

Reviewed: 01-19-19

I finished listening to "Stetson's Storm" last night. It is such a good story filled with drama, tension (you know the kind when you are trying to tell the character not to do that), and love. It has twists and turns. And then an adorable 3 year boy is added. If you haven't read or listen to this story, please get a copy. And keep a tissue box handy.

  • Winter's Embrace

  • Cowboy's Seasons Series, Book 3
  • By: Kathleen Ball
  • Narrated by: Lili Dubuque
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Ten years ago Winter’s heart was broken beyond repair by Stone McCoy. Now she is a travel agent ready to lead an Alaskan Cruise and to her surprise Stone McCoy is on her tour. A long ago phone call shattered her trust and her self-confidence. She never planned to see Stone again. While at college, Stone McCoy woke up, after a fraternity party, to find a girl in his bed. Weeks later she told him she’s pregnant. Calling Winter to break things off was the worst night of his life. Now he’s hoping for a second chance at happiness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The value of trust.

  • By Martha Dunlap on 01-13-19

The value of trust.

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

Reviewed: 01-13-19

What happens when the one you love calls you and says he is not in love with you anymore. He marries someone else. You have to move on but find it hard to do so. Winter is a travel agent taking a group for a cruise to Alaska. Sign up for the trip is her lost love, now single. After all is said and done, she loses her job. Now she is broke after not being able to find a job. Stone calls and tells her he has a job for her as a travel agent. But Stone keeps forgetting to tell Winter everything. She finds out there really isn't a job for her and that Stone has a daughter. An adorable little girl who can twist Winter around her finger. It is one thing and another and soon Winter doesn't trust Stone. The story is very interesting with all the twists and turns to finally getting to our happy ending. The story is excellent. The narrator is great. And I just love happy endings.

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  • Autumn's Hope

  • Cowboy Seasons Series, Book 2
  • By: Kathleen Ball
  • Narrated by: Vicki Pierce
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

Injured Army Veteran and rancher Jonas Barnes is too scarred inside and out to ever truly open his heart. Pregnant and alone Autumn Lavin is determined to make a life for herself but soon realizes she needs the rancher's help. Can Autumn's love wrap around Jonas and ease his doubts or will he be fated to a life alone? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By Martha Dunlap on 01-11-19

Outstanding

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

Reviewed: 01-11-19

I have been listening to the Cowboy Seasons Series. I just finished listening to Autumn's Hope. The story is outstanding. The narration wonderful. I want to move to this small town in Montana. I even fell in love with the menu from the restaurant. I am planning on making myself a grilled cheese sandwich using the way Ms. Ball described. Ms. Ball dealt with a returning veteran who was wounded and dealing with having to learn to walk again, his scars, people's reactions to his scars, and falling in love being afraid his love would not be returned. It is a story that I didn't want to stop listening to until I was finished. Wish I could give more than 5 stars.

  • Summer's Desire

  • Cowboy's Seasons, Book 1
  • By: Kathleen Ball
  • Narrated by: Tom Sleeker
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

When 26-year-old cowboy Holden O'Leary uprooted his brothers from Texas to Montana, the new vet advertised for a nanny. No woman alive would deny the Doc was as handsome a specimen as the sleek, hard-bodies horses he rescued. And that included Summer Fitzgerald, the voluptuous, honey-haired young woman who applied for the job, and was stunned to find her three arges ranged from 12 to 18 - charming, immature, irresponsible, and capable of winning a piece of her shattered heart. With his stubble, his six-pack and his tousled hair, she thought Holden was sexy as hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my Favorites

  • By Martha Dunlap on 01-10-19

One of my Favorites

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

Reviewed: 01-10-19

I love this story. It is a fast paced story filled with action and drama. I fell in love with the characters immediately. The characters are well developed. Plus there are two stories going on with the main characters. Don't worry - the stories do not get confusing. The narrator is great with the story and the character's voices. I love Ms. Ball's stories but I think this one just became my favorite.

  • Poor Boy's Christmas

  • Mail Order Brides of Texas, Book 5
  • By: Kathleen Ball
  • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

It's Christmas in Asherville, Texas, and Poor Boy finally comes home. He’s no longer the waif we grew to love; he is very much a man now. As the stage coach approaches his beloved town, he spots Sheriff Shane O’Conner riding off after a pair of bank robbers. Poor Boy, the new deputy, quickly finds a horse and races after them. One of the robbers is killed, and to his surprise, the other outlaw is a beautiful young woman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Poor Boy falls in love.

  • By Martha Dunlap on 01-09-19

Poor Boy falls in love.

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

Reviewed: 01-09-19

There is a character in Ms. Ball's books that has finally grown up and received his own book. I am so glad because his character was such a sweet young man who faced extreme hard times growing up. Instead of his circumstances growing up making his heart hard, his heart is tender. Molly also had a hard life and faces a whole lot of trouble. Poor Boy sees her for who she is and tries to help her. There are some very tender moments in the story requiring at least a couple of tissues. I believe everyone will enjoy this story especially if you have been following the series.