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  • Ruthless

  • House of Rohan Series, Book 1
  • By: Anne Stuart
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 890
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 706

Few outsiders will ever witness the dark misdeeds of the Heavenly Host. And among this secret society, where exiled Georgian aristocrats gather to indulge their carnal desires, fewer still can match the insatiable appetite of their chief provocateur, the mysterious Viscount Rohan. Pursuit of physical pleasure is both his preferred pastime and his most pressing urge, until he encounters the fascination of a woman who won't be swayed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It!

  • By Judy on 03-07-11

This is not your typical romance novel.

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

After 19 chapters of a well spun tale of abuse and tragedy, the bisexual hero and heroine who was sold into prostitution by her mother have still not gotten together so I'm calling it quits. While there's nothing necessarily wrong with the hero recognizing another man by his backside that's just not what I was looking for in a romance novel. I may come back and listen to the last 6 chapters at a later time because I am curious as to where this story was headed but for now I'm done.

  • Royal Opposites

  • By: Lori Crawford
  • Narrated by: Rachael West
  • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

After being accused of attempting to rob a bank that was actually trying to rob them - legally - a coupon queen goes on the run with a Crown Prince who'd been living in the U.S. anonymously for the past year. Armed with only her coupon binder, the two flee the area in an effort to meet up with his royal head of security for protection. But first, they must elude the two very determined bank guards who will let nothing stop them from retrieving the damning video of the bank incident from the couple.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cute clean romance...

  • By Kelli on 07-12-18

What I get for judging a book by it's cover.

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

Reviewed: 06-09-18

I went into the novel expecting a quirky bwwm love story and I received a regular degular quirky love story. Admittedly, I have only listened to the audiobook once but I missed any description of the main character Joan as being a bw. Now that is out of the way, it was a cute, insane story that went all over the place. The ending....is an ending. Overall, it was literally a solid 2ish star ok book that if you're bored enough will get the job done.

  • Blame It on Bath

  • The Truth About the Duke, Book 2
  • By: Caroline Linden
  • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

Katherine Howe's first marriage was one of dreary duty. Now that she's being pressured to marry her late husband's heir, she's desperate for a better option. Gerard de Lacey, with his sinful good looks, charming manner, and looming scandal, fits her needs perfectly. The fact that she's nursed a secret affection for him only makes it better - and worse. Because Gerard will likely marry her for her fortune - but can he love her for herself, as she loves him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crisp, witty writing and excellent narration

  • By Lady Wesley on 04-01-15

The best of The Truth About The Duke series

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

This book is a gem. I'm normally not a fan of male narrators for romance novels but Gildart Jackson's intonations added a pleasant surprise to the racier scenes in the book. This was the first novel I listened to by Caroline Linden and was eager to read the rest of this series and more of her books. I really haven't liked any of the other characters in her other novels as well as the ones featured in BIOB.

  • Deadlocked

  • A Sookie Stackhouse Novel, Book 12
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,871
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,349
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,359

Growing up with telepathic abilities, Sookie Stackhouse realized early on there were things she'd rather not know. And now that she's an adult, she also realizes that some things that she knows about, she'd rather not see—like Eric Northman feeding off another woman. A younger one. There's a thing or two she'd like to say about that, but she has to keep quiet—Felipe de Castro, the Vampire King of Louisiana (and Arkansas and Nevada), is in town.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Underwhelmed

  • By Andrea on 05-03-12

A series in decline.

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

Reviewed: 05-12-12

Would you try another book from Charlaine Harris and/or Johanna Parker?

This is going to be the last Sookie Stackhouse novel I bother to read. When I began the series, it was nothing for me to listen to the entire audiobook within one to three days max. It's taken me a week to finish Deadlocked because it's boring. Of course there is action because Sookie cannot stay out of trouble, but it's written in such a going through the motions way that I just didn't care. There is a pretty good "OMG" moment at the end of the novel, but you have to wade through 7.5 hours of blah blah blah to get to it.

What do you think your next listen will be?

A Clash of Kings

Which scene was your favorite?

The end.

What character would you cut from Deadlocked?

What in the spoiler heck is up with this question? There was no need to have random characters that we haven't heard from in a few books call to say "Happy Birthday" in the name of fan fodder.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Stupidest Angel

  • A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror
  • By: Christopher Moore
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,842
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 993
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 995

Twas the night (okay, more like the week) before Christmas, and all through Pine Cove, California, people are busy buying, wrapping, packing, and generally getting into the holiday spirit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Pine Cove winner

  • By colleen on 03-29-12

I Liked It!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-04

The Stupidest Angel was really funny and as a horror movie fan I was pleasantly surprised by the plot twist. The voice work on the recording was well done and added to the humor. This was my first Christopher Moore novel and after listening I'm sure that I will pick up other recordings of his work.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful