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  • Intertwine

  • House of Oak, Book 1
  • By: Nichole Van
  • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 353
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 333
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 335

In 2012, Emme Wilde can't find the right guy. She wants to feel that swept-off-your-feet dizziness of true love. But so far, her dating life has come up short. Star Trek geek? Nice but too serious. Hippy artist? Cute but too vulnerable. Instead, Emme obsesses over the portrait of an unknown man in an old locket.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Engrossing and entertaining..

  • By Patricia on 12-28-15

Swoony time travel romance

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

This is my second book by Nichole Van. I have thoroughly enjoyed both. But this one was fun and dreamy with a uniquely believable time travel storyline and fated lovers. There is amnesia and a bit of mystery and the fun of comparing lives 200 years apart. But most of all there is a “swoony” romance which begins from very early in the story — so there is much to enjoy of Emme and James! Terrific narration as well.

  • Morrighan

  • A Remnant Chronicles Novella
  • By: Mary E. Pearson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Julia Whelan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256

Before borders were drawn, before treaties were signed, before wars were waged anew, before the great kingdoms of the Remnant were even born and the world of old was only a hazy slate of memory told in story and legend, a girl and her family fought to survive. And that girl's name was Morrighan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Quick, interesting novella!

  • By The Night is Dark.. on 09-22-17

Wanted Even More

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

I haven’t read the Remnant Chronicles yet but after reading this prequel, I am definitely interested. This was an intriguing story with a sweet enemies to lovers type of relationship in a unique and rather hostile world. I only wish there was more of Morrighan and Jafir to look forward to.

  • Lord Grenville's Choice

  • By: G. G. Vandagriff
  • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
  • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58

Alexander Lambeth, fifth earl of Grenville, had eyes only for the fair Lady Elizabeth during his first London season. Unfortunately Elizabeth's father brokered her marriage to another. Fancying himself broken hearted, Alex consented to a loveless union with Lady Felicity, daughter of wealthy Lord Morecombe. Five years into his marriage, his first love is widowed, and Alex's wife seems to believe he will waste no time making Lady Elizabeth his mistress.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A whirlwind of duty, devotion and desire.

  • By Renee on 06-06-15

Good Story; Not Great Narration

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

Although I love GG Vandegriff’s writing, and I certainly did like this book and was happy with the ending, I struggled quite a bit with Alex and his lack of emotional attachment to his wife. I guess this was, in fact, a main element in the storyline but it really sickened me at times. Felicity was right to basically force him to a decision but, after living for 5 years with his basically unfaithful or at least wavering affections, her forgiveness was almost supernatural. And, truly, Anabella should have offered much more repentance toward Felicity in my opinion. However, the outcome and eventual epilogue were truly HEA so I do recommend this book.

  • The Vicar's Daughter

  • By: Josi S. Kilpack
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Cassie, the youngest of six daughters in the Wilton family, is bold, bright, and ready to enter society. There's only one problem: her older sister, Lenora, whose extreme shyness prevents her from attending many social events. Lenora is now entering her third season, and since their father has decreed that only one Wilton girl can be out at a time, Cassie has no choice except to wait her turn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • realistic and complete

  • By Anonymous User on 10-19-17

Thoroughly enjoyable & unique

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

Reviewed: 12-23-18

This was a great story by Josi Kilpack. It was told from a very unique viewpoint which also well represents the limitations of the time period. It was not preach but did show God’s work in people’s hearts as well as His mercy and grace.

I thoroughly enjoyed Cassie - loved the honor and integrity of Evan - and truly look forward to Lenora’s story. Sweet love story.

  • Through Blood, Through Fire

  • Ghosts of the Shadow Market
  • By: Cassandra Clare, Robin Wasserman
  • Narrated by: Candice King
  • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 164

Jem Carstairs and Tessa Gray are finally united after waiting over a century to be together, but they become aware a dark threat is looming over a child of the Shadow Market: a lost Herondale, from a line of Herondales who have used the Market to hide from their fellow Nephilim. Now is the time for the lost Herondale to be discovered. Jem and Tessa have to find him before his enemies can.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • It's good

  • By Paula on 01-17-19

Wow! The Ending

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

Reviewed: 11-22-18

A story with a good bit of sadness and trials and tribulations, but with an unexpected and totally redeeming ending 💕

  • Cast Long Shadows

  • Ghosts of the Shadow Market, Book 2
  • By: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Bailey
  • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280

Matthew Fairchild is the Consul’s son and the golden-haired boy of the Nephilim. He has the love of his family and his parabatai James Herondale, and nothing to wish for, except excitement and artistry and beauty that do not seem to fit in with a warrior’s way of life. Matthew gets more than he bargained for at the Shadow Market, where he commits the greatest sin of his life - something he can never tell his parabatai, or any of the honorable Shadowhunters around him.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I’m really not a fan of how these short stories are broken up

  • By SMC on 09-18-18

Charming but sad

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

Reviewed: 09-21-18

Charming, then dreadfully sad, yet with some hope for redemption — and so well written and narrated.

  • The Raveling

  • Age of Faith, Book 8
  • By: Tamara Leigh
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38

Sir Elias De Morville is no ordinary man of the sword, possessing both the heart of a warrior and a troubadour. When he sets out to rescue a boy who may be his son, he must, more than ever, prove worthy of the Wulfrith dagger that ranks him among the greatest of knights. And more difficult it becomes when, not only must he protect the enigmatic woman who aids him, but guard against attraction to one forbidden him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I anticipated!

  • By D on 08-17-18

Lovely medieval romance

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

I loved the story of Honore and Elias. It was unusual in at least one aspect of a less than perfect love interest in Honore, but also in a Wulfrith knight who has the heart and history of a troubadour. The setting during medieval times never fails to intrigue me and this one included the Archbishop of Canterbury. Very well done and of course I look forward to any future releases from Tamara Leigh. Al though I also have enjoyed all of her contemporary stories she seems to have found her in this time period.

Audiobook Narration was also well done.

  • The Awakening: A Medieval Romance

  • Age Of Faith, Book 7
  • By: Tamara Leigh
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

Even if she must sell herself in marriage to the highest bidder, Lady Laura Middleton is determined to provide her daughter a home and protector. But when Queen Eleanor presents her cousin with four suitors, among them is one who believes Laura betrayed him 10 years past. Despite her attempts to discourage his pursuit, he is determined to have her for the dowry needed to save his lands. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Finds a Way!

  • By D on 04-26-18

Heartache, Mystery, & Love Resolved

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

Absolutely loved the story of Laura and Lothaire. Lots of heartache, confusion and mystery but a beautiful love story finally brought to a perfect resolution. I’m sure there are numerous threads in this one that will lead us in to some further stories and revelations in this wonderful medieval series by Tamara Leigh.

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  • A Splendid Defiance

  • By: Stella Riley
  • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159

For two years, England has been in the grip of Civil War. In Banbury, Oxfordshire, the Cavaliers hold the castle, the Roundheads want it back and the town is full of zealous Puritans. Consequently, the gulf between Captain Justin Ambrose and Abigail Radford, the sister of a fanatically religious shopkeeper, ought to be unbridgeable. The key to both the fate of the castle and that of Justin and Abigail lies in defiance...but will it be enough?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rare reader's gift

  • By Felicia J on 01-08-17

Love and War

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

I found this to be a delicious, intriguing read. A beautifully told story of poverty and hardship in the midst of war with a heartfelt and unexpected love developing in the midst of it.

As always, no one can compare to Alex Wyndham’s narration ♥️

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Unknown Ajax

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,270
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,023

Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered family are prepared for the arrival of the weaver’s brat and heir apparent.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great Georgette Heyer romance

  • By bebe on 06-04-10

Incredible!!

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

Love this book. It is beyond well written and overflowing with wit, humor & romance. And the narration of Daniel Philpott inarguably took this book from a 5-Star read to an over-the-top 10!!