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  • Broken

  • By: Crystal Kaswell
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

After my brother’s death, I was drowning. Delilah was my life raft. We were opposites, the outspoken art student and the brooding athlete. She was passionate where I was apathetic, bright where I was dark, soft where I was hard. For two years, we had everything. The kind of love that only exists in fairy tales. Then she left and took my heart with her. I tried to heal. To throw myself into medical school. To forget her. I thought I did. Until today. Those blue eyes, that sweet smile, the soft curves--that's my Delilah. As soon as I hear her laugh, I know. She's what’s missing from my life. I have three days to get her back. God, I hope I'm as charming as I used to be. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must listen!

  • By J Jones on 09-28-18

Takes you on an emotional journey

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

Reviewed: 09-20-18

Delilah and Trent are in a two year relationship when Delilah abruptly cuts ties with just a note. Two years pass without contact, leaving Trent wondering where things went wrong.Now, back in town for her sister's wedding, Trent realizes he only has three days to try and fix their past mistakes and figure out what really happened. Their sexual chemistry was absolute magic and there was so much emotion in their backstory that you really needed the past and present to fully get in their mindset.

The narrators for this entire series are so on point, the dual POV in separate voices really sets the tone and makes you feel what the characters are going through. There was some really heavy themes throughout and I loved every minute of their rollercoaster relationship and couldn't put this down. I recieved an advance copy of this audio book and this is my honest review.

  • American Queen

  • American Queen Series, Book 1
  • By: Sierra Simone
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Rose
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 427
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 400
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402

It starts with a stolen kiss under an English sky, and it ends with a walk down the aisle. It starts with the President sending his best friend to woo me on his behalf, and it ends with my heart split in two. It starts with buried secrets and dangerous desires...and ends with the three of us bound together with a hateful love sharper than any barbed wire. My name is Greer Galloway, and I serve at the pleasure of the President of the United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Yes, Mr. President indeed!

  • By bookbruin on 09-20-17

So many layers

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

Reviewed: 08-27-18

Wow! This is going to take me a while to fully process. I have already purchased the next two books as I need to know where this is going. There were so many intricately woven layers throughout this story. Greer finds herself standing by the side of the President of the United States of America. However things are not so simple as she also stands by the Vice President. Stands may not be the right word.. more like kneels! This trio left me absolutely reeling. Their backstories are so intense and even after being separated for over ten years, fate has a way of bringing them all back together.

The narrator was simply breathtaking, she really made the story come to life and those bedroom scenes were so hot, I nearly melted! That ending left me breathless and I'm off to listen to the next installment. Fantastic listen and a great story.

  • Hating You, Loving You

  • By: Crystal Kaswell
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

Dean Maddox spent high school pushing all my buttons. Seven years later, we're working together. So much has changed, but he's the same arrogant jerk with the same penchant for teasing me senselessly. I still want to slap the cocky smirk from his face. And tear off his clothes. And kiss him like the ship is going down. I hate him. I want him. I can't...no, I will stop thinking about him. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • PAINFUL

  • By Megan on 08-25-18

Enemies to lovers

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

Reviewed: 08-15-18

Another excellent addition to the Inked Hearts standalone series. I have been waiting for Dean to get his own story, watching this cocky and arrogant tattoo artist from other people's perspective in past books left me feeling like he was the commitment phobe player that never wanted the same girl twice. Except when it comes to Chloe, the one who got under his skin.

Chloe is tough and resiliant, brave and fierce. She knows what she wants and that just happens to be Dean. The real issue is can she get him to stick around? The narrators were once again completely on point, making this a very enjoyable le book to listen too.

  • Kulti

  • By: Mariana Zapata
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,577
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,407

It didn't take a week for 27-year-old Sal Casillas to wonder what she'd seen in the international soccer icon - why she'd ever had his posters on her wall or ever envisioned marrying him and having super-playing soccer babies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 HUGE stars....one of my 2015 Favorites!

  • By Denise on 08-12-15

Kulti

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

This was one of those all consuming reads that completely sucks you in because you become so engrossed in their story you can't put it down. Sal has been playing soccer her whole life and the man she idolised as a child, Reiner Kulti has retired from the game and has now taken a position as the coach of her team. As a girl, I understand the obsession of loving a famous player from afar (mine being David Beckham in his Man U glory days) so I completely understood where Sal was coming from. However, reality is never the same as teenage fantasy as Sal soon discovers.

Kulti is one arrogant, closed off alpha male that barely speaks, let alone acknowledges the presence of those around him. As they slowly build a friendship, Sal begins to unravel the mystery behind the icon that is Riener Kulti. This was a fantastic read with so much attention to detail, I was completely absorbed and loved every minute. The narrator did a brilliant job portraying both voices and really made me fall in love with the story.

  • Sex, Not Love

  • By: Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,436
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,330

My relationship with Hunter Delucia started backwards. We met at a wedding. Stealing glances at each other throughout the night, there was no denying an intense, mutual attraction. I caught the bouquet; he caught the garter. Hunter held me tightly while we danced and suggested we explore the chemistry sparking between us. His blunt, dirty mouth should’ve turned me off. But for some crazy reason, it had the opposite effect on me. We ended up back in my hotel room. The next morning, I headed home to New York leaving him behind in California with the wrong number.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WELL.. IF THE NAMES DON'T WOW YOU THE PLOT WILL

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 01-20-18

All the feels

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

Simply brilliant. Hunter and Natalia first meet at the wedding of mutual friends. They spend the night together, then let a year pass before Hunter gets a job near Natalia for two months and they both agree to a no strings attached relationship of sex..not love. However, the heart always wants what the heart wants and once feelings are involved, there is no convincing the head what the heart is feeling.

There were so many in depth layers throughout with an interwoven back story told from Hunter's perspective that sheds insight into his thoughts and feelings that helped give a better picture of his actions. I loved the push and pull and my heart broke at times and I shed quite a few tears but absolutely adored the way this was narrated. The dual POV really brought the story to life.

  • HIM

  • By: Sarina Bowen, Elle Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Jacob Morgan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,157
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,035
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,039

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wisecracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were 18? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where have these narrators been all my life?

  • By kindle customer on 03-09-16

Hot Damn!

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

Reviewed: 04-22-18

This was just brilliant. The narration tipped it over the edge for me. I simply couldn't stop listening. There were so many laugh out loud moments that people must have thought I was insane, cackling away on a walk listening to this audio. Ryan is on his way to becoming a world famous Hockey player and he wants to spend one last summer with his best friend Jamie. The only problem with this scenario is that Ryan has always had a crush on his straight best friend and one night together as teens four years ago had him running for the hills.

Seeing Ryan again after no contact for years and not knowing what happened to end their friendship so abruptly causes Jamie to revaluate everything he thought he knew about himself. Their journey from best friends to more was beautiful to witness. It was narrated from both points of view and I felt everything they were going through. Jamie's sexual evolution was told with such raw feeling that at times I just wanted to hug him as he worked through his emotions.
Side note: How awesome is Jamie's family? I loved every minute and can't wait to listen to US to see where their story goes.

  • Lovers Like Us

  • Like Us
  • By: Becca Ritchie, Krista Ritchie
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese, J.F. Harding
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 629
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 601
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602

Twenty-seven-year-old Farrow Keene lives by his actions, and his actions say he's the best at whatever he does. As a 24/7 bodyguard and the new boyfriend to Maximoff Hale, protecting the headstrong, alpha billionaire has never been more complicated. And one rule can't be bent: Keep your relationship secret from the public. Farrow is confident he's the best man for the job. But a twist in Maximoff's fast-paced life sticks them with the rest of Security Force Omega and their clients. On the road. In a sleeper tour bus. For four rocky months.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't get enough of this series and characters! <3

  • By Brenna on 01-28-18

#LoversLikeUs

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

Reviewed: 03-12-18

This series just keeps getting better and every single chapter left me wanting more. This next instalment in the Like Us series sees Maximoff head out on a tour bus with his four oldest cousins and their bodyguards. They are making their way across the States raising money for HMC Philanthropies a charity in which Maximoff founded and is currently the CEO. The real heart of this story is in the details of each and every character. Each person has their own unique personality, but the focus throughout is on the growing love and relationship between Maximoff and his bodyguard Farrow.

Perfect narration choices for both of the main characters. Farrow just oozes self-confidence, sex appeal and raw masculinity. While Maximoff just shines as the loyal, stoic celebrity superstar that he is. I loved every second of this and can happily say this will not be my first or last listen. Amazing series about the second generation of celebrity royalty and their lives in the spotlight.

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  • Midnight Lily

  • By: Mia Sheridan
  • Narrated by: Amelie Griffin, Guy Locke
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 313
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 298

Holden Scott is the prince of professional football. At least he was before he lost it all...or, more to the point, before he threw it all away. Now he's out of a job, out of the public's good graces, and perhaps just a little out of his mind. So when a friend offers up his remote lodge in the wilds of Colorado, giving Holden some time away to get his life back on track, he can hardly say no. The last thing he expects is to see a beautiful girl in the woods - one wearing a white lace dress who appears in the moonlight and leaves no footprints behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautifully dark and twisted 👏

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 06-13-17

His Midnight Lily

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

Reviewed: 03-03-18

Another stunning novel filled with heartfelt emotion and a delicately woven tale about the trials and tribulaions of struggling with mental health issues and the fight to be the best version of yourself when dealing with the stigma that society places on anyone who has been insitutionalised. This is the story of two lost and beautiful souls that meet at a point in time when they both need eachother the most without even realising it. It was so complex and interwoven that at times I was struggling to determine what reality I was facing. The narrators did a brilliant job and really helped bring this magical story to a new level.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Mister Moneybags

  • By: Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,749
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,590
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,590

I met Bianca in an elevator. She was on her way to interview me when we got stuck. The beautiful raven-haired reporter assumed I was a delivery guy because of the way I was dressed. She had no clue I was really Dex Truitt, the wealthy, successful businessman she'd dubbed "Mister Moneybags" - her afternoon appointment. Bianca told me how much she hated Dex's type - snobby, over-educated, silver-spooned men who didn't appreciate the simple things in life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Lydia - HEA Bookshelf on 04-12-17

The truth will set you free

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

Reviewed: 02-22-18

Mister Moneybags is all about the lies we tell and how the truth will always come out in the end. Dex meets Bianca in an elevator and she jumps to the wrong conclusion due to his casual attire that he is a bike messenger over a billionaire business mogal. He tells her one white lie..that his name is Jay, until it snowballs beyong the hope of any redemption.

Will Bianca forgive Dex once she learns the truth? There were so many secrets and lies to keep track of and the biggest curveball of all threw me through an absolute loop. The dual narration was stunning and on point, both Sebastian and Andi are magnificent in their ability to bring these characters to life. I really enjoyed this.

  • Hooking Up

  • By: Crystal Kaswell
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

It's supposed to be fun without strings, but resisting her is so damn hard. I'm good in bed, and I know what I want. So when a curvy grad student catches my eye, I do what I do best. I take her home. I kiss her hard. I - well, a gentleman doesn't kiss and tell. I don't expect to want more. But I do. Iris is smart, sweet, and innocent as hell. I need her as often as possible. We strike up an arrangement. There are three rules. All fun. No strings. No falling in love. But then I've never been very good at following rules.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A STEAMY STRUGGLE TO A SWEET HEA

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 02-08-18

Another great couple

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

Reviewed: 02-17-18

Walker is a tatoo artist, happy to spend his nights with random women leaving all feelings and emotions aside. Then he meets Iris and they agree to start a friends with benefits hook up with no strings attached. This works out great until they begin spending all their time together and realise that they are now basically in a relationship.

Iris is hiding a secret from Walker that will change his perception of her, but is their new found bond enough to weather this storm? Another fantastic dual POV narration that kept me excited the whole way through. The sexual chemistry was off the charts Hot! Loved it. I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this audio book and this is my honest review.