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  • Own the Wind

  • A Chaos Novel
  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Angela Starling
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,764
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,639
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,637

Tabitha Allen grew up in the thick of Chaos - the Chaos Motorcycle Club, that is. Her father is Chaos' leader, and the club has always had her back. But one rider was different from the start. When Tabby was running wild, Shy Cage was there. When tragedy tore her life apart, he helped her piece it back together. And now, Tabby's thinking about much more than friendship.... Tabby is everything Shy's ever wanted, but everything he thinks he can't have.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Swoon-worthy Biker Bad Boys

  • By Katherine on 10-21-13

excellent but not as good as prior KA books

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

Reviewed: 12-07-16

At first I had a problem with the narrator, feeling she had the wrong voice...but then I realized she has two different speech patterns for 1st and 3rd person narrating. It rook about 4 chapters to figure this out and once I did I was enjoying the story. Story lacks the intensity of other KA series...but still a very good book.

  • One Second

  • Seven, Book 7
  • By: Dannika Dark
  • Narrated by: Nicole Poole
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,639
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,446
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,443

Lexi has faced personal struggles, but nothing has prepared her for the most perilous battle of her life. Shifters are on the brink of war as Northerners target Colorado in an attempt to infiltrate the borders. Texas winds up on the hit list, and the Weston pack prepares to fight for their land...and for their lives. Austin's courage is put to the test when rogues want to seize his land and slaughter his pack. But that's not all he's facing as two shocking revelations turn their lives upside down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story end to series

  • By Jeanne on 04-28-16

A Wonderful way to finish a series

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

Reviewed: 07-04-16

First the best thing about this book is the author revisits the first characters of this series - Lexi and Austin. What better way to wrap up a series than to bring these two to the forefront again.

If you haven't read/listened to this series yet...then do it now! The Weston Pack embody everything a true romantic wants in life...love, an extended family, children and lots of laughter. Every book has it's own turmoil, but this book does it with a big bang.

Dannika Dark built each character with strengths, weaknesses, funny idiosyncrasies and unique abilities which make the Weston Pack stronger. What I love about each character:

Austin - so alpha, protective. As pack master he can be so serious, but with Lexi he's just her man.
Lexi - her sense of humor, her funny laugh, and that she can be a badass when needed.
Reno - serious, trained to protect and fight for his pack and absolutely adores April.
April - She has the ability to see good in all, but sometimes saying the good things made for funny moments.
Jericho - hippy ways, his love of his family and how they come before everything even his music
Izzy - she's had a tough life, but has a kickass wolf.
Lorenzo - he loves Ivy. He irritated me when he belittles Austin.
Ivy - her wisdom, power and acceptance of what life has dealt her.
Denny - (Denver) - his fierce protection of children, his kookiness, and his way of dealing with stress...by being the funny guy.
Maizy - the only voice I didn't like was Maizy as a child...it came out petulant sounding. But I love how Maizy is as an adult and that she understands Denny's humor.
Wheeler - the quiet one...love his "appreciate you"...may become one of my new sayings :)
Niya - her love of everything beautiful, and her cats


I hope with this review I encourage others to listen to this series. It's well worth your time!

  • A Laird for All Time: A Laird for All Time, Book 1

  • By: Angeline Fortin
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 988
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 910
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906

After 10 long years of education and residency, Dr. Emmy MacKenzie decides it's time for a much-deserved vacation. But when she's traveling the British Isles, a twist of fate at the gates of the ancient castle of Duart hurls Emmy more than a hundred years into the past and into the arms of a magnificent Highlander who thinks she is his long-lost wife, Heather MacLean.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A story to listen to again and again

  • By SIMARA on 11-14-15

Excellent story and Narrator

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

Reviewed: 02-05-16

This was a lighthearted, humorous romance. Kirsten Potter, narrator, was the perfect voice for these characters. Dr. Emmy McKenzie doesn't try to fit into the times, rather she pulls everyone in with her wit, sarcasm, and bluntness. The story has some suprises, but for the most part it's just a fun romance and very enjoyable to listen to over the last few days. I never felt there were any slow periods or repeated phrases. While I enjoy medieval scottland, the time period for this book was better suited to the story.

Excellent job Ms. Fortin and Ms. Potter. I look forward to listening to more by the both of you.

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  • Falling for Gracie

  • By: Susan Mallery
  • Narrated by: Savannah Richards
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 504
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243

First comes love, then comes marriage...At least, that was Gracie's plan at the ripe old age of 14. She loved 18-year-old heartthrob Riley with a desperation that made her a town legend. Even now that she's all grown up, the locals in sleepy Los Lobos won't let her forget her youthful crush. And how can she, when she's face-to-face with Riley at every turn? The one-time bad boy has come back to town seeking respectability - but the sparks that fly between them are anything but respectable!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The end is missing

  • By wjm on 01-31-09

Still love this book

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

Reviewed: 04-24-15

This book was exceptionally funny and a great story. listening to it is like reading it all over it!

  • Heartbreaker

  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,022
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019

In the still shadows of the confessional, a madman tauntingly reveals his plan for a murder he is going to commit, pulling Father Thomas Madden into a twisted game by disclosing his next intended victim: Tom's sister, Laurant. In a frantic race to protect her, Tom calls upon his best friend, elite FBI agent Nick Buchanan, to track the predator who is closing in on Laurant. Now, as an electrifying attraction grows between Laurant and Nick, so does the danger - and one false move will cost both of them everything that matters.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • No struggle here.

  • By Tom on 04-09-16

Read this ages ago....was nice to listen this time

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

Reviewed: 01-25-15

Would you listen to Heartbreaker again? Why?

Yes, but am going to listen to rest of series first!

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

No, but it was enjoyable. I mostly enjoyed the interaction between characters. Narrator did a great job.

Which scene was your favorite?

one of the humorous scenes where Laurant jogs with a bunch of school boys following behind...it became quickly apparent Nick didn't like it too much

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

no

Any additional comments?

If you like Julie Garwoods books, this is an enjoyable way to "read" it.