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  • Complicated

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,335
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,885
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,883

When small-town Nebraska sheriff Hixon Drake meets Greta Dare, the connection couldn't be stronger, but the timing couldn't be worse. Dealing with the fallout of a divorce he never wanted and setting up a new home for his kids, Hix becomes that guy, that one he never wanted to be, and puts a stop to things before they can even start. Protecting his kids and himself is his only priority. Greta, on the other hand, has found the place for her and the brother she adores that's perfect for them - a sleepy little town in Nebraska.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Complicated was a pleasure to my senses!

  • By Kara Hildebrand on 05-02-17

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

The story isn’t bad, but the language is terrible. Might have given it another star if every other word hadn’t been an unnecessary swear word.

  • Slightly Married

  • Bedwyn Saga Series, Book 1
  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,048
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,049

Like all the Bedwyn men, Aidan has a reputation for cool arrogance. But this proud nobleman also possesses a loyal, passionate heart - and it is this fierce loyalty that has brought Colonel Lord Aidan to Ringwood Manor to honor a dying soldier's request. Having promised to comfort and protect the man's sister, Aidan never expected to find a headstrong, fiercely independent woman who wants no part of his protection, nor did he expect the feelings this beguiling creature would ignite in his guarded heart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Bedwyns have arrived!

  • By L. Brown-Jackson on 10-01-16

One of The Best

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

Reviewed: 12-12-16

The "Slightly Series" or the Bedwyn Saga is one of Mary Balogh's best series and this is one of the best in the series.

Aidan Bedwyn, whose middle name is "Honor," -- or maybe that is his real first name and his middle name is "Duty," anyway, Aidan, marries Eve because of a deathbed promise to a man who once saved his life in the battlefield. Actually, the dying man wasn't in bed, he was on the battlefield so maybe it was a 'deathfield' promise. Be that as it may, Aidan promised to protect Eve "no matter what." Eve and her collection of "lame ducks" stand to be thrown out into the street by Eve's evil cousin unless she is married in the next four days.

Col. Honor Duty Bedwyn thinks he can marry her quickly without telling his family and they can go back to living their own separate lives with no one the wiser and very little change. Of course it doesn't work out that way.... How it doesn't work out and how it does work out, that's the story!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Gentle Warrior

  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 860
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 632
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 633

In feudal England, Elizabeth Montwright barely escaped the massacre that destroyed her family and exiled her from her ancestral castle. Bent on revenge, she rode again through the fortress gates, disguised as a healer...to seek aid from Geoffrey Berkley, the powerful baron who had routed the murderers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Liked It!

  • By Lady M on 09-06-12

Worth Repeating

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

This is one of Julie Garwood's earlier novels and one of her best. II have 344 books in my Audible library from which to choose. In the past three years, I've listened to this well over forty times and still enjoy it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Highlander Most Wanted

  • Montgomerys and Armstrongs, Book 2
  • By: Maya Banks
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,993
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,999

Genevieve McInnis is locked behind the fortified walls of McHugh Keep, captive of a cruel laird who takes great pleasure in ruining her for any other man. Yet when Bowen Montgomery storms the gates on a mission of clan warfare, Genevieve finds that her spirit is bent but not broken. Still, her path toward freedom remains uncertain. Unable to bear the shame of returning to a family that believes her dead or to abandon others at the keep to an imposing new laird, Genevieve opts for the peaceful life of an abbess. But Bowen's rugged sensuality stirs something deep inside her that longs to be awakened by his patient, gentle caress - something warm, wicked, and tempting.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating story with superb narration...

  • By SIMARA on 05-02-13

A Lot of Crying Going On

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

Reviewed: 02-06-16

Don't look for any humorous banter. This is not exactly a "feel good" novel. The heroine has been kidnapped, raped and had her "extraordinarily beautiful face ruined by knife scar" all before the story starts. The people of the clan she was abducted into continue to tread her abominably even after the villain is killed off -- that happen in book #1 in the series.

Every time someone commits some new act of cruelty towards her, the heroine is brave and tries not to cry, but she often does. If she doesn't cry it is because she is in too much despair and too depressed to cry.

The hero forces the heroine's only friend in the clan to tell him bits and pieces of the heroine's story. She never wants to betray her friend's confidence, but eventually breaks down in tears and does so.

The author eventually does deliver the required HEA, but just before that happens the hero becomes so upset about how he and other people have treated the heroine that he breaks down and cries.

Have your tissues handy.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Mischief of the Mistletoe

  • A Pink Carnation Christmas
  • By: Lauren Willig
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 333

Arabella Dempsey's dear friend Jane Austen warned her against teaching. But Miss Climpson's Select Seminary for Young Ladies seems the perfect place for Arabella to claim her independence while keeping an eye on her younger sisters nearby. Just before Christmas, she accepts a position at the quiet girls' school in Bath, expecting to face nothing more exciting than conducting the annual Christmas recital. She hardly imagines coming face to face with French aristocrats and international spies....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A smashing good time!

  • By A. L. Bray on 11-07-10

May be the best one in the series

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

Reviewed: 12-03-15

While it could be read as a stand alone,it is best enjoyed if you have at least read the third book in the series first. Poor, bumbling Turnip is at his best (or worst) in that one. It helps you appreciate just how far he has come in this one. There has never been a more unlikely hero than Turnip.