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  • Bodyguard

  • By: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 311
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 173

When Alessandra Lamont is nearly blown to pieces in a mafia hit, the last thing she wants is to place her trust into the hands of sexy, loose-cannon federal agent Harry O'Dell, who'll do whatever it takes to bring the mob down - even if it means sticking like glue to this blonde bombshell who unwittingly married into it. She needs him if she wants to stay alive, and he needs her if he is to exact his revenge for the death of his wife and son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • one of my favorites!

  • By no one on 11-17-15

Couldn’t stop listening

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

This was a wonderful audiobook. It sucked me right in and I couldn’t stop listening. There were a lot of tense moments and I just knew there would be no way out alive. I liked the romance part and I’m curious as to whether George will pursue Kim after this. The only thing I didn’t like was toward the end, there was just so much usage of GD . I can handle just about any language except that, especially when a kid says it. I understand why he did at first, but the next time I cringed.

The narrator was excellent. Really knew how to bring a book to life.

  • Alpha's Danger

  • Bad Boy Alphas, Book 2
  • By: Lee Savino, Renee Rose
  • Narrated by: Benjamin Sands
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

I am an alpha wolf, one of the youngest in the States. I can pick any she-wolf in the pack for a mate. So why am I sniffing around the sexy human attorney next door? The minute I catch Amber's sweet scent, my wolf wants to claim her. Hanging around is a bad idea, but I don't play by the rules. Amber acts all prim and proper, but she has a secret, too. She may not want her psychic abilities, but they're a gift. I should let her go, but the way she fights me only makes me want her more. When she learns what I am, there's no escape for her. She's in my world, whether she likes it or not. I need her to use her gifts to help recover my missing sister - and I won't take no for an answer. She's mine now.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing Audio of a GREAT erotic romance

  • By Bobbi Koe on 01-13-18

Howling good read

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

This book had me on the fence about my rating. The first half, I wasn’t sure if it was 4 stars or 3. I was annoyed with Garrett most of the time, even though he was acting like a werewolf should. But the last half of book, he grew on me. He’s really a big bad wolf with a gooey middle. I can’t wait for the next book and hope his sister Sadona is featured.

I listened to the audiobook version. I know I only rated that part 3 stars but I still recommend it. The narrator has the best voice but when he is “telling” or the characters are thinking, it’s hard to tell if it’s them speaking or thinking. He also sounds like he’s reading lines sort of then. But he does great with the speaking part. Especially the guys voices. His voice is dreamy! The female lines not as good because I can’t imagine his voice to ever be soft enough. I mean that in a good way.

  • Alpha's Temptation: A Billionaire Werewolf Romance

  • Bad Boy Alphas, Book 1
  • By: Renee Rose, Lee Savino
  • Narrated by: Benjamin Sands
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 647
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 594
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 592

I'm a lone wolf, and I like it that way. Banished from my birth pack after a bloodbath, I never wanted a mate. Then I meet Kylie. My temptation. We're trapped in an elevator together, and her panic almost makes her pass out in my arms. She's strong, but broken. And she's hiding something. My wolf wants to claim her. But she's human, and her delicate flesh won't survive a wolf's mark. I'm too dangerous. I should stay away.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Alpha's Temptation Book 1

  • By PattyH on 11-18-17

Very tempting alpha

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

What a smoking hot book! When I saw a book written by these two authors that it could only be trouble, and boy was I right lol. Alone, they can write some really hot books. Together, and it’s too hot to handle. I loved the hero and heroine. The first scene in the elevator was my favorite. I also liked that Kylie was a computer hacker. That would be so much fun. The whole suspense with the bad guys was really intense. I loved how it all played out and ended.

If you like audiobooks, try this one. The narrator was great. I would’ve liked to have a female narrator for Kylie’s voice but it was all still good.

  • Alpha One Security: Harris

  • By: Jasinda Wilder
  • Narrated by: Summer Roberts, Tyler Donne
  • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347

Nicholas Harris is a professional badass. Ex-Army Ranger, former personal security for the one and only Valentine Roth, mercenary, assassin, pilot, and my lover. After Roth and Kyrie holed up in their island fortress estate in the Caribbean, Nick started a private security contracting company: Alpha One Security. He hired the best of the best, the scariest, nastiest, toughest - and sexiest - security experts in the business.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Short and Hot!!!

  • By Cyndi on 07-20-16

Really hot!

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

This was one of the best books. I loved the characters. I hope all the guys on the team get a book of their own. I loved how the heroine was able to give her guardian the slip. I laughed so hard. There’s were a lot of intense moments where I thought they would get killed. This was very well written. The only reason I took a star off was because there was so much usage of GD and Jesus as a swear word. I can handle any other cussing but my whole spirit cringes with those.

This is an awesome narrator. I’ll be looking for some more of their work.

  • Moonshifted

  • Edie Spence, Book 2
  • By: Cassie Alexander
  • Narrated by: Tai Sammons
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

Check in to County Hospital’s secret ward - where paranormal activities lead to medical emergencies for one tireless nurse. After surviving a brutal vampire attack, nurse Edie Spence is ready to get back to work attending to supernatural creatures in need of medical help. But her nursing skills are put to the test when she witnesses a hit-and-run on her lunch break. The injured pedestrian is not only a werewolf, he’s a pack leader, and now Edie’s stuck in the middle of an all-out were-war. With two rival packs fighting tooth and nail, Edie has no intention of crossing enemy lines.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good. Listen at 1.25x speed

  • By Kindle Customer on 12-01-12

I can’t get enough

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

I don’t know why but I just can’t get enough of this series. I should hate it because I get so caught up with each character Edie takes up with in each book, then the author takes that away! Why why why?! I want Lucas! He better come back!

**SPOILERS, MAYBE?**

Why did you do that with Syke’s character?! Now I don’t know how the rest of series could be good. I’m hoping she will appear again?

As some reviewers have said, the characters in this world aren’t very appealing, well some of them. They are so bland and one dimensional. Like the zombie in last book. Then I started liking him. All of a sudden he wasn’t himself right before he left. Some others have seemed this way. But the main one, Edie, I love her and think she is written very well. Meaty is another one , along with all the coworkers at the hospital. Charles, he was great at beginning of book only to have his whole personality shift then he’s gone too. That weird person creature that I can’t remember what he’s called, that’s just creepy. But I like him too. But for the love of all that’s holy, kill Jake already! Please! My favorite part of the whole series is the warped sense of humor throughout that only someone working in the medical field could appreciate.

The narrator is excellent!

  • Nightshifted

  • Edie Spence, Book 1
  • By: Cassie Alexander
  • Narrated by: Tai Sammons
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 113

Nursing school prepared Edie Spence for a lot of things. Burn victims? No problem. Severed limbs? Piece of cake. Vampires? No way in hell. But as the newest nurse on Y4, the secret ward hidden in the bowels of County Hospital, Edie has her hands full with every paranormal patient you can imagine - from vamps and were-things to zombies and beyond. Edie’s just trying to learn the ropes so she can get through her latest shift unscathed. But when a vampire servant turns to dust under her watch, all hell breaks loose.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A must read urban fanasty

  • By BikeVON on 07-18-12

Just the right thing for anyone who works nightshift in the medical profession

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

Reviewed: 01-28-19

This was the best book for anyone who works nightshift in a hospital. I laughed so hard at all the medical humor, especially about doctors being a whole different creature. I could tell the author is a nurse or other medical professional.

I loved the setting being a supernatural wing in a hospital not everyone knew existed. While I loved Ti, the zombie, I was really rooting for Edie to wind up with Asher. This was a unique blend of paranormal writing.

The narrator was perfect and really brought the book to life.

  • City of Eternal Night

  • By: Kristen Painter
  • Narrated by: Elijah Alexander
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

Still coming to terms with their unexpected partnership, Augustine and Harlow have a tentative truce. Although with Harlow slowly working to accept being fae, Augustine still learning how to be Guardian, and feelings growing on both sides, they do not have an easy road ahead. But when a young girl is stolen from the Mardi Gras Exemplar Ball - the biggest fae event of the year - Harlow and Augustine must put all their issues aside to bring her home alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG!

  • By melissa wardlaw on 03-19-15

Favorite series

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

This series is so amazing. It’s kind of bittersweet I only have one book left in it. There were so many surprises I would’ve never dreamed of waiting in the house Harlow and Augustine share. Lally is full of surprises herself. It’s 4am and I want to start the last book now but have to sleep. This will for sure keep you up all night. I haven’t read the Camarre series but have a few of them and the audiobooks. That’s on my list next. This one makes so much sense so if you want to dig into it first you can. However, the Crescent City needs to be read in order.

This narrator is one of the best I’ve listened to. He can do so many voices, male and female. And Augustine is to die for with his accent.

  • Blackwater: The Complete Saga

  • By: Michael McDowell
  • Narrated by: Matt Godfrey
  • Length: 30 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,014
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,010

Blackwater is the saga of a small town, Perdido, Alabama, and Elinor Dammert, the stranger who arrives there under mysterious circumstances on Easter Sunday, 1919. On the surface, Elinor is gracious, charming, anxious to belong in Perdido, and eager to marry Oscar Caskey, the eldest son of Perdido's first family. But her beautiful exterior hides a shocking secret. Beneath the waters of the Perdido River, she turns into something terrifying, a creature whispered about in stories that have chilled the residents of Perdido for generations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A 6 Star Worthy Epic!

  • By jksullycats on 10-29-17

So horribly wonderful

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

Reviewed: 01-05-19

I don’t know where to start with this book. The narration is the best there can be. In fact, I feel like this narrator made the story even better. He just has the perfect voice for this type of story. He also does great voices for different characters, male and female.

I guess I’ll start with the negative as there isn’t much of that. I don’t feel the book should be in horror. Maybe something close to it but there is way too much of something more here. Something some readers would miss if they didn’t like horror and chose to skip it. It’s is a book so wonderful it should be made as mandatory by all schools. It’s like a great epic tale. My biggest problem with it is how the things in the closet and front room never really got answered. What the heck?! Why even mention any of that?if we cutthat part out, this would be such a great read without any mention of horror. It would almost be rated G then. I. Trying not to spoil this but at the end, Elenor knew about the front room and what was in it. Why then did she make her child sleep in there when she was seeing and hearing things? Knowing it was dangerous. And why did she let what happened to Oscar happen? I had grown to love her up until this.

If you like the crazier books of Stephen King, you will love this. The horror parts were written sort of badly with no rhyme or reason and no good or believable outcome, at times no ending. But they were still enjoyable. Maybe it’s my OCD wanting answers. The creature is remarkable. From the beginning we know the newcomer Elenore, is the creature. We even start to grow fond of it and I found myself thinking how it needs to survive too and maybe is only doing what nay creature does to survive. When it is explained towards end of book, it seems the thought process of the creature is different than the human part of it. As the creature takes on the form of the human, it reasons differently. It even feels compassion and love. At the end, I wasn’t feeling too much compassion for the creature or Fances.

The book is mostly about a town destroyed by a flood. What made it even creepier, especially in the end when the levy breaks and the rains never cease to end, is how hard it was raining here where I live and how long it had been raining. We had four inches of rain in like two days. No end in sight. Sort of creeped me out. At least there wasn’t a huge river close by lol. Anyway, this town in the book is slowly being built back and getting back on its feet. The tale is set around a rich family, the Kasky’s. The matriarch of the family is a royal b***h. She’s only happy if the family is having to depend on her. She controls the purse strings even though the older sons are doing all the work. When Elenore arrives and marries the son Oscar, the mother is not happy. I really got invested in the family and how their day to day life went. I can see how one would sit on the porch in those days due to nothing going on. Even in the 1970s it was like this in the summer when I was young. It was also cooler outside than on the inside in summer so we would sit on the porch. Each character in the story brought his or her own personality to the family. There was always some kind of drama with each one going on. When something got out of hand, Elenore would take control and deal with it. Most times in bad ways to put an end to it. I often found myself applauding her. This is the longest book I’ve ever listened to and I know I’ll be listening to it again.

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  • Love Potions

  • Warlocks MacGregor Book 1
  • By: Michelle M. Pillow
  • Narrated by: Michael Ferraiuolo
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 325
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 290

Erik MacGregor is from a clan of ancient Scottish warlocks. He isn't looking for love. After centuries, it's not even a consideration...until he moves in next door to Lydia Barratt. It's clear that the shy beauty wants nothing to do with him, but he's drawn to her and determined to win her over.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love a man in a kilt.

  • By Troublemer(tammy hovey) on 03-03-17

Lotions and potions

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

This is one of my favorite series. Lydia makes lotions she sells. She lives down from an old mansion no one has lived in for years. She soon has a new neighbor in a Scottish man who bought it with his clan. Strange things start to take place , along with her grandmother’s ghost appearing. The new neighbors are warlocks. This was so hilarious at times. Intense at others when her life is threatened. It was also steamy hot! I loved the narrator.

  • Cauldrons and Confessions

  • Warlocks MacGregor, Book 4
  • By: Michelle M. Pillow
  • Narrated by: Michael Ferraiuolo
  • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Darragh "Dar" Lahey may be a luck demon, but his luck ran out the night he met the temptress - Malina. Now he's back, and he has an axe to grind. Malina needs to pay for what she did to him, and the supernatural attacks he's firing at her magical family is just the beginning. There is only one hitch in his plans for revenge - even after all this time, the stubborn woman can still make his heart ache and his body burn with need.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Everlasting Love

  • By KimberlyReads on 07-30-17

She put a spell on him

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18

I LOVED this book! The only bad part was how sad I was when it was over. I listened to the audiobook. This is one of the best narrators. The whole thing was so magical. I loved all the characters and couldn’t get enough of the sexy accents. Michelle Pillow has one of the best authors!