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  • Skin After Skin

  • PsyCop, Book 8
  • By: Jordan Castillo Price
  • Narrated by: Gomez Pugh
  • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148

Fierce. Audacious. Independent. Curtis Ash can't be bothered to settle down. He's too busy enjoying his cushy job as a high-paid stylist, caught in a whirlwind of hookups, parties, and obscenely priced cocktails. The only snarl in an otherwise charmed life is the salon's hotshot colorist, Red Turner. Not only does Red put the whammy on customers and rake in all the big tips, he's oblivious to Crash's flirtation. But there will be plenty of time to win him over - or so Crash thinks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I never liked Crash but this book changed that

  • By Shan on 09-10-17

Great Addition To The Series

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

Reviewed: 01-06-18

Wow, what a great addition to the series. I actually think I like it the best of all the books. And you don't really need to know what goes on in the other prior 7 books to enjoy this story. As an audio book, it's the longest of them all too. Every time I thought the story would end, it just kept going - not that I was disappointed by that, not at all.

Crash has always been one of my favorite characters. Getting insight into him, his history, and his intimate thoughts and feelings concerning Jacob and Victor was amazing. The author's writing had definitely matured since that first PsyCop book. I didn't even cringe too much at Pugh's reading of Lisa, either, I was just so happy to get more of Crash's story.

This is a must read for anyone who is into the PsyCop series, and a great read for anyone else who is into M/M romance, a little bit of spiritualism, and an uplifting ending.

  • An Unnatural Vice

  • Sins of the Cities, Book 2
  • By: K.J. Charles
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166

In the sordid streets of Victorian London, unwanted desire flares between two bitter enemies brought together by a deadly secret. Crusading journalist Nathaniel Roy is determined to expose spiritualists who exploit the grief of bereaved and vulnerable people. First on his list is the so-called Seer of London, Justin Lazarus. Nathaniel expects him to be a cheap, heartless fraud.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Opposites Attract

  • By ShannonVM on 10-10-18

I Need Book 3 Now!

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

Reviewed: 10-11-17

Audio book review. Narrator: Matthew Lloyd Davies

I am loving this series very much. I like how the second book is new and refreshing, yet ties into the first book with having some of the same characters.

The two main characters come together in a believable way, too - none of that 'falling in love at first sight' nonsense that so many m/m romance books use.

Can't wait for book 3 to be available as an audio book!

  • Burn

  • By: Aleksandr Voinov
  • Narrated by: Gomez Pugh
  • Length: 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23

Flight Lieutenant Chris Waters is the pilot of a cutting-edge unmanned SAD fighter drone that is used for secret government missions. Then, something goes wrong as he connects to his drone. Haunted by strange, disorientating impressions and a so-called "ghost", he hooks up on leave with fellow pilot Cyril for a night. But Cyril is not the man Chris thought he is, and Chris soon finds out what the "ghost" in his body really is, as well as the truth about his missions.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • not much happens

  • By T.W. Spencer on 04-21-18

Great Short Story - I Want More

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

Reviewed: 10-11-17

Audio book review - narrator: Gomez Pugh.

Although a short story, the author did a great job on character development, world building, and plot. And with Gomez Pugh as the narrator, I had to give it five stars. I really wasn't expecting things to go the way they did. I always love it when an author can take me by surprise. Be warned (or enticed): explicit, hot m/m sex scene.

  • Agent G

  • Infiltrator
  • By: C. T. Phipps
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 135

In a world where virtually any death can be bought for the right price, follow the path of a high-tech assassin searching for answers to questions he shouldn't be asking along with his next target. Agent G is a Letter, one of the Society's 26 weapons for hire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Borrowed ideas but a good read.

  • By cosmitron on 04-26-18

Would Love to Have More In This Universe

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

Reviewed: 10-01-17

Enjoyable book. Sci-fi assassin whose given up his memories for 10 years to become an elite assassin. At the end of 10 years, if he lives, he's to get his life and memories back. Some memories have started to 'leak' through, and he begins a search for who he was before the memory wipe. Of course not all is as it seems, but the ending certainly wasn't what I was expecting. I love it when a writer takes me by surprise.

The story is self-contained yet ends with the possibility of a sequel. I hope we don't have to wait too long for the next audio book.

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  • Prime Suspects

  • A Clone Detective Mystery
  • By: Jim Bernheimer
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

Homicide Detective David Bagini awakens in a strange world only to discover that he is, in fact, the 42nd clone of the Bagini line. With no memories of why his Prime entered into a clone contract, he wants answers. The first problem is his Prime is dead and Bagini 42 is in charge of the investigation. The second problem is all the clues point at a clone from his line and they already know all his tricks. How can he solve his own murder when every suspect has his name and face?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • We have met the enemy and they is us.

  • By John C. on 03-11-13

Would Love to Have More In This Universe

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

Reviewed: 09-19-17

Audible says this book is just under five hours long, but it seemed much longer. It was a great 'read'. I loved this clone world and thought the plot was clever. The narrator did a great job of voicing Bagini 42, and thankfully did not overdo the female characters with that falsetto voice I despise so much. I would love to read more with these characters.

  • An Unseen Attraction

  • Sins of the Cities, Book 1
  • By: K. J. Charles
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

Lodging-house keeper Clem Talleyfer prefers a quiet life. He's happy with his hobbies, his work - and especially with his lodger Rowley Green, who becomes a friend over their long fireside evenings together. If only neat, precise, irresistible Mr. Green were interested in more than friendship. Rowley just wants to be left alone - at least until he meets Clem, with his odd, charming ways and his glorious eyes. Two quiet men, lodging in the same house, coming to an understanding...it could be perfect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • K J Charles is amazing

  • By BR on 02-25-17

Well Done Historical M/M Mystery/Romance

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

Reviewed: 05-04-17

This is the type of m/m romance I can get into. It has a plot first, with the romance supporting it. With so many cookie-cutter romance stories around, it is refreshing to find one as well done as this one. Told from the two main characters' POVs, the switching happens in chapters rather than paragraph ping-pong ball done by so many inexperienced writers.

I found the description of foggy London so well done that I could feel the grit on my own skin, as if I'd been walking through it myself. And of course, the narration by Matthew Lloyd Davies makes this story a listening treat for the ears, especially the sex scenes. And speaking of sex scenes - the slow build up makes this story extremely erotic, with just a slight dom/sub added in for spice.

Although a self-contained story, I like how it leads in to the sequel - which I have another month to wait for!

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  • Kick Start

  • Dangerous Ground, Book 5
  • By: Josh Lanyon
  • Narrated by: Adrian Bisson
  • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137

Will is finally braced to bring Taylor home to meet the folks. Unfortunately, not every member of the Brandt clan loves Taylor the way Will does. Then again, not everyone loves the Brandts. In fact, someone has a score to settle - and too bad for any former DS agents who get in the way when the bullets start to fly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great Will and Taylor adventure

  • By KC on 05-12-14

Narrator Saves a Blah Story

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

Reviewed: 02-03-17

I was somewhat underwhelmed by this one. I loved the narration by Adrian Bisson, but the story overall was somewhat blah. Nothing much really happens, especially compared to the prior stories in this series. It seems like this book is really the first quarter of what should have been a much longer story (which I'm guessing will be coming out later). Not much conflict, not much action, not much suspense. I did like the sex scene - I always love dom/sub dynamics, especially when both are doms. It's always hot when a dom submits.

  • Maelstrom

  • A Whyborne & Griffin Novel, Volume 7
  • By: Jordan L. Hawk
  • Narrated by: Julian G. Simmons
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 204

Between his father's sudden - and rather suspicious - generosity, and his own rash promise to help Christine plan her wedding, Percival Endicott Whyborne has quite enough to worry about. But when the donation of a mysterious codex to the Ladysmith Museum draws the attention of a murderous cult, Whyborne finds himself in a race against time to unlock its secrets first. Griffin has a case of his own: the disappearance of an historic map, which quickly escalates to murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Please tell me there will be more!

  • By SassiKassi on 04-26-16

Another Winner

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

Reviewed: 01-11-17

I don't think it's possible for me to give this series any less than five stars. The author always seems to be able to take me by surprise, and this time was no different. There were actually several surprises in this one. Mr Simmons continues to do a great job with the voices, changing them just enough to make each character unique. This is another book where the POV switches between Whyborne and Griffin, and at times, even though each chapter says who is 'speaking', I have to really concentrate on whose view it actually is. I'm getting used to it, though, and I've never been thrown out of the story because of it.

Overall, another winner.

  • Guarded

  • By: Kim Fielding
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179

A brutal war left Volos Perun with physical and emotional scars and with a reputation as a hero. Now he's a soldier stationed at the palace, desiring Prince Berhanu while receiving only loathing in return. But when Berhanu foolishly refuses the king's request to let Volos accompany him on a peace mission to the neighboring country, Berhanu is kidnapped and brutalized. Now Volos must risk his life as he works to save Berhanu and help his country avoid another devastating war.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not for the faint of heart

  • By Tom(C) on 09-13-16

Loved Greg Tremblay's Performance

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

This story seemed much longer than just three and a half hours. The story is told in first person POV by a palace guard, Volos. The narrator did a great job of conveying the thoughts and emotions of Volos. Good world building but be warned: there are several rape scenes which, although part of the plot, may be too dark for some readers.

  • Duce

  • A Novel (World's End Book 1)
  • By: Kai Tyler
  • Narrated by: Darren Homewood
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 22

Parties and orgies... those are the only things Carlos Carmichael wants to do. It's the only way he knows how to deal with his life as the son of a notorious cartel boss. He'll get whatever he wants by any means necessary. Until he tangles with a man who plays by totally different rules. Dante Orsino has been raised in the old ways of honor, loyalty and respect of the business. His role as mafia underboss is more than just a job. It also makes him an heir to one of the biggest families in the Southern Territories.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I found myself laughing at parts...

  • By G. Eggleston on 04-08-17

Good Story, Good Narrator, Awful Recording Quality

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

For the first time, I almost returned an Audible book. The quality of the recording is awful. This is not a reflection on the narrator - he actually had a pleasant voice and I thought he did a good job. It was as if the audio was recorded inside a tin building. There were also 'movement' sounds (either hands touching the microphone or touching a table/desk) in the first thirty minutes or so which were so distracting from the story that I wasn't sure I could finishing listening. Thank goodness the story was decent because it kept me interested enough to keep going. Eventually the tapping/movement sounds went away; however, the tinny sound remained throughout the recording.

The plot was interesting, an alternate universe/sci-fi sort of story although not so different from our own world. Good sex/plot balance. The only 'con' would be that at times the pace of the story was really fast and details glossed over, making that section seem more of a first-draft than a finished scene. Otherwise, a decent story.

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