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Candateshia Pafford

Fort Worth, TX
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  • The Wall of Winnipeg and Me

  • By: Mariana Zapata
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton
  • Length: 16 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,620
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,382
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,387

Vanessa Mazur knows she's doing the right thing. She shouldn't feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans, and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary. But when Aiden Graves shows up at her door wanting her to come back, she's beyond shocked.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good slow burn

  • By catkit on 09-30-16

What a jerk!

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

Sorry but no... The Wall of Winnipeg was a complete a**hole!! He was so mean and rude to the girl the entire story... then he falls for her...but he is still an a**hole!! Come on!

This was ok... not a friends to lover's story... more of a boss and employee to friends who are now in love story...

Save your money... keep your credit... you are not missing anything!

1 of 1 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 2,115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,983
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,983

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.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Spectacular... except for one little thing

  • By Jessica on 04-12-16

Melancholic but good story

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

Man... that was a melancholic listen... so much death and heartbreak... but it was a great listen after all.

Tristan was a man completely shredded in two when his wife and son died in a car accident... and so was the female lead (can't remember her name now)... her husband died in the same car accident, only they don't know it...

The story is a bit of flashback here and there to give you backstory, and then jumps to Tristan and the female lead building a relationship on the grief of their loss... and finding that life does go on after a tragedy like that...

It was good.. but sad at the same time...

Its a good credit or sale book..

Narration was ok... I hate dual narration... Just pick one and have them read it... Only when narration is done simultaneously is dual narration a good idea...

  • Cronin's Key II

  • By: N. R. Walker
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 405
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 381

With the battle of Egypt behind them, Alec and Cronin are enjoying the thrill of new love. Though fate doesn't wait long before throwing them back into the world of weird. They know Alec's blood is special, though its true purpose still eludes them. And given Alec's inability to be changed into a vampire, Cronin is free to drink from him at will. But the ramifications of drinking such powerful blood starts a ripple effect. With the help of Jorge, a disturbing vampire-child with the gift of foresight, Alec and Cronin face a new kind of war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic listening

  • By Jackie Thorogood on 08-22-17

Great Series!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

In my excitement to write my reviews, I put my review for book 2 under book 3... so this will be a review of the entire series...

It is great... Fantastic series of m/m vampire romance. The fact that Alex is the Key to save mankind was a nice little spin on vampire's fated mates... Book one, Alex learns he cannot be turned into a vampire because he already has vampire blood in him... book 2 Alex learns what it really means to be the Key, and book 3, let's just say, some pretty nasty beasts come from another realm to lay a hurting on Alex and Cronin... but it all works out in the end...

Excellent storyline, action, adventure... and history!! This series was great in how it mixed history into the storyline, but made it believable as to why this or that happen and how vampires where behind it all... Like how the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were actually vampires!! So good..

Narration was excellent throughout the entire series!!

Great buy, credit or sale book!! Just get it!!

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  • Cronin's Key III

  • By: N. R. Walker
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 303
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304

Twelve months after his change, Alec MacAidan is still getting used to his many vampire talents. While most vampires would give anything to have more than one supernatural power, Alec craves nothing more than peace and time alone with Cronin. But when Alec meets entities from outside this realm, he's left powerless in their presence. Zoan are half-lycan, half-dragon creatures that have slipped through time and reality, seemingly undetected by man and vampire. Or have they?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Food For The Imagination.

  • By Le Mont Bennett on 09-21-17

He's Got All the Power!!

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

Awesome second book! I was a bit stumped at the end of book 1 when the Key couldn't be turned into a vampire... but sweet!!! He has all the power now!!

Again, Narration was on point!

On to book 3!

  • Cronin's Key

  • Cronin's Key Series, Book 1
  • By: N.R. Walker
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 925
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 875
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 874

NYPD Detective Alec MacAidan has always been good with weird. After all, his life has been a string of the unexplainable. But when an injured man gives him cryptic clues, then turns to dust in front of him, Alec's view on weird is changed forever. Cronin, a vampire Elder, has spent the last 1,000 years waiting for Alec. He'd been told his fated one would be a man wielding a shield, but he didn't expect him to be human, and he certainly didn't expect that shield to be a police badge.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Adventure - Porn?

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-28-17

WOW! Great Listen!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

Wow! It has been an extremely long time since I listen to a book all the way thru without stopping one time! This is an action packed m/m vampire romance, and it was great!

This was my first N.R. Walker book, and I am so glad I finally listen to it. It has been sitting in my library for about 6 mths, and I kept passing it over for some other listen...but finally, I listen and I enjoyed this book so much, I went ahead and purchased books 2 and 3!

Narration was awesome, as only Joel Leslie could be... He is great with accents!

Great buy, credit or sale!! Well worth the wait, but I shouldn't waited!!! I totally enjoyed it!

  • Carter Reed 2

  • Carter Reed Series, Book 2
  • By: Tijan
  • Narrated by: Christian Fox, Lucy Rivers
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 382

Carter bought his way out of the Mafia to protect Emma, but when an old ghost returns to the Mauricio family, a chain of events starts that can harm everyone. While Carter must decide to return to the Mauricio family or not, a face that is oddly familiar to Emma comes into her life. She's given the chance to discover more about her family while tension between the rivaling Mauricio and Bertal families comes to a head in an explosive way. The truce is officially off, and when the two worlds collide, Carter's decision is made.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • EVERY BIT AS GRIPPING & ENJOYABLE AS BOOK 1

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 02-01-17

Good Follow-Up but not Amazing as Book !

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

Reviewed: 08-06-17

This was a great follow-up to Carter Reed... but not as amazing as book 1!

Don't get me wrong... Carter was still bad to the bone Carter, doing his criminal things.. but this time around... we didn't see much of the bad things he did... he was away most of the story, preparing to go legit... WHY!!!???

It was good...well worth a buy, sale or credit... but it was not AMAZING like book 1....

I hate dual narration... hate... so this lost a star in performance for that...although both narrators where great... it just wasn't done simultaneously like dual narration is supposed to be done like.... Story lost a star too, but because it wasn't super great like book 1, just great...

Fans of Tijan will enjoy this... especially if they have listen to book 1...which everyone should ....

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Whiskey Neat

  • Uncertain Saints MC Series, Book 1
  • By: Lani Lynn Vale
  • Narrated by: Mason Lloyd, Kendall Taylor
  • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 549
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 503
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 501

Griffin Storm wasn't prone to violence, but when someone takes what Griffin holds dear, the world as he knows it is gone. Retaliation, revenge, and rage fuel him. His MC, the Uncertain Saints, do their best to offer support, but Griffin is beyond redemption. He'll do what he has to do. Kill who he has to kill. He doesn't care if that means he dies. If it gets him what he wants, then it's worth it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lani Lynn Vale does it again!!

  • By BKeller on 09-14-16

Emotional but funny and smexy!!

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

Reviewed: 06-10-17

What a fun book! I have had this book in my library for months...just sitting, getting passed by for what I thought were more "interesting" reads. ... MISTAKE!!!

Now, right off the bat...I absolutely hate dual narration unless it is done simultaneously with guy reading guy parts and girl reading girl parts....however, I love Mason Llyod narration...so I gave this a shot...I loved it! Although the narration wasn't how I like it...it was still good...both narrators did superb!

This story, although is about a MC ....it really isn't.... It is more about the men who have been through some heavy s*it and are barely hanging on to life... They are brothers, some form of police\cops with a bit of vigilante throw in....

Griffin and Queeny ( Lorane) story was funny at first...I mean buying sex toys for batteries is just hilarious, but sweet, romantic, and smexy at other times... I really enjoyed the back story surrounding these two characters...so much action going on, but not at the same time...

This is a great buy, sale or credit book. I will be getting the rest of the series... Simply because I want to know the other guys back stories too...

  • Fighting Silence

  • On the Ropes, Book 1
  • By: Aly Martinez
  • Narrated by: Laura Jennings, Carson Beck
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312

Sound is an abstract concept for most people. We spend our lives blocking out the static in order to focus on what we believe is important. But what if, when the clarity fades into silence, it's the obscure background noise that you would give anything to hold on to?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great MMA Rags to Riches Story

  • By Candateshia Pafford on 04-21-17

Great MMA Rags to Riches Story

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

Reviewed: 04-21-17

Man... this was a great book...

First and foremost... I hate dual narration... ergh!!! Why o why can't dual narration be girl read girl and guy read guy parts simultaneously!!! You have to keep adjusting to how the characters sound from the guys POV then the girls POV... ergh!!!

Anyway... my narration hiccups aside... this book was so good... This was my first Aly Martinez book.. and it won't be my last...

Till and Eliza are so cute... best friends to lovers... back to friends, then family, then lovers! Whew... what a ride... The love story was kinda a sidebar to all the action and drama from Till's and Eliza's daily life. Then the whole going deaf thing...OMG! Tear drop!!

The ending was really good...but I feel like it just ended... so there has to be a second book... and it better be one of Till's brother's book... the side characters were so 3-deminsional... I feel like I know them so well... and I miss them a bit now the book is over...

Very good job!

So worth a credit, sale or buy (as the book is under 10 bucks!)

“I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Ground & Pound

  • By: Emily Minton, Alexis Noelle
  • Narrated by: Logan McAllister
  • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

Kane Travis is one of the most successful fighters in the UFC. His name is known worldwide. Men want to be him, and women just want him. All Kane wants is the heavyweight title. Nothing else matters to him, not until he sees Emmy twirling around a pole. Kane has one rule: Never give anyone else control. He doesn't let anyone in, especially women. The night he meets Emmy, he knows she is more dangerous than any opponent he has ever fought.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good

  • By Dawn on 04-18-17

So Cute....

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

Reviewed: 04-20-17

Wow... what a cute little MMA love story. Kane was an up and coming MMA fighter who decided to pop into a strip club with his younger brother, and what do you know... sweet little Emmy was straddling that pole to perfection... So cute...

The beginning of this book may be hard for some if you have had to deal with domestic violence... that was not a pretty scene...book it brought the book to life in a way... made the characters seem more real... they went through some stuff...

Nice love story between Emmy and Kane... ended was good... I hope Emmy's brother and Kane's brother each get their own book...

Narration: Let me just say... I HATE DUAL NARRATION... unless the girl reads the girl parts and the guy reads the guy parts... If not... what is the point... Both of the narrators could have pull this book off by themselves...

“I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”


This is a good credit or sale book... although it is not too expensive so maybe even a buy...

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Billionaire Romance: 5 Book Collection

  • Alpha Male, Billionaire Romance 6
  • By: Simone Carter
  • Narrated by: Lissa Blackwell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 46

Enjoy the complete Billionaire Romance collection by Simone Carter. Romance, lust, suspense, uncensored scenes, and no cliffhangers.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Okay set

  • By CRAZY4PEANUTBUTTER on 12-13-17

Ohh La la!!

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

Reviewed: 04-12-17

Nice... 5 book collection here... these are basic down and out females finding love with handsome rich billionaires.... but each story is unique in their own way... very enjoyable...

“I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”

1 of 1 people found this review helpful