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  • Only Enchanting

  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 625
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 576

Now, in the fourth novel of the Survivors' Club series, Flavian, Viscount Ponsonby, has left this refuge to find his own salvation - in the love of a most unsuspecting woman. Flavian, Viscount Ponsonby, was devastated by his fiancée’s desertion after his return home. Now the woman who broke his heart is back - and everyone is eager to revive their engagement. Except Flavian, who, in a panic, runs straight into the arms of a most sensible yet enchanting young woman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mary Balogh and Rosalyn Landor are Enchanting!

  • By Nan51 on 10-29-14

A Most Enjoyable Finale to a Great Series

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

George and Dora's story is my favorite of the Survivor's Club. The Duke of Standbrook was always an important character woven through the series but his story is really the most heartbreaking and I had hoped for a happy ending for Agnes' sister, Dora from the earlier book. I enjoyed all the books in the series with great characters and their stories.

  • The Proposal

  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rebecca De Leeuw
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 948
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 846
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 850

Award-winning and New York Times best-selling author Mary Balogh delights fans with historical romantic tales that touch the heart. After her husband dies in a freak accident, Lady Gwendoline Muir never dreams she’ll love again. So when soldier-turned-nobleman Lord Hugo Trentham stirs feelings in her that have lain dormant for years, she can’t help but imagine his strong embrace. Hugo finds himself drawn to Gwen, but he’s never courted a woman before. Can he muster the right words to make Gwen open her heart and love once more?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So Very Romantic!

  • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 05-19-13

A Heartrending Story of Second Chance Love

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

l loved it, Hugo, Lord Trenton is my new favorite hero. Gwendolyn is a perfect, imperfect heroine. Ms Balogh writes a romance with characters that really need a happy end after all the sorrow that has followed them.
The narrator is very good at using distinguishable voices for the cast of characters and reads with feeling.
I recommend this audiobook and look forward to more of this series of wounded military men.

  • Lost in Laredo

  • Paradise Valley, Book 3
  • By: Vivi Holt
  • Narrated by: Cody Roberts
  • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20

Antonio Sanchez is looking for his family. His wife and daughter were headed to Montana Territory from Santa Fe, Mexico to join him in Paradise Valley. But he hasn't heard from them in a long time, and every day that passes his anxiety for their safety grows. As soon as the snow melts, he decides to travel back to Texas, their last known location, to see if he can discover their whereabouts. But bands of outlaws, disgruntled townsfolk hankering for blood, and drunken cowpokes turn his journey into an epic and dangerous adventure.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet and Hearwrenching Romance!

  • By Patricia Hinojosa on 11-27-18

Loss, Love, and the Renewal of Spirit

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

The brutal truth of the hardships faced in the American Western frontier is palpable in this post Civil War story. Antonio and Lottes' paths cross to give us the heart breaking reality of two people's losses and their ability to overcome their circumstances to accept help, companionship and eventually love from each other.
I enjoyed the story by VivI Holt and the superb narration by Cody Roberts for a touching and bold audio book and highly recommend it.

  • Too Wilde to Wed

  • By: Eloisa James
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 153

The handsome, rakish heir to a dukedom, Lord Roland Northbridge Wilde - known to his friends as North - left England two years ago, after being jilted by Miss Diana Belgrave. He returns from war to find that he’s notorious: polite society has ruled him “too wild to wed”. Diana never meant to tarnish North’s reputation or his heart, but in her rush to save a helpless child, there was no time to consider the consequences of working as a governess in Lindow Castle. Now everyone has drawn the worst conclusions about the child’s father, and Diana is left with bittersweet regret.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The story I realized I didn’t want

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-30-18

A Wilde Romp at Lindow Castle

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

Reviewed: 06-17-18

I loved it! I laughed out loud so many times my friends looked at me like I had lost my mind and I laughed again! There were times that also garnered a tear of two. I am so in love with these Wilde heros I can't wait for the next one. I also enjoy Susan Duerden's narration. Sometimes female narrators make no difference in the tones of female and male characters but I really enjoyed this narration. North sounded very breathy and sensual, easily distinguished from Diana or the other feminine characters. Definitely recommending Too Wilde to Wed and looking forward to the next book in the series.

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  • My Unconquerable Soul

  • Linley & Patrick, Book 2
  • By: Allyson Jeleyne
  • Narrated by: John Rayment
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

While other ladies turn their country homes into soldiers' hospitals and host charity bazaars to fund the war effort, Linley struggles just to keep Wolford Abbey afloat. Driving tractors and managing servants is not the life she dreamed of in those magical days before the war. She yearns to put down the teacups, pick up a trowel, and follow in her father's footsteps as an archaeologist - and never is this more apparent than with her husband away at the Front.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More of Linley and Patrick's Adventures

  • By TNMead on 05-02-18

More of Linley and Patrick's Adventures

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-02-18

I absolutely loved the second book of Linley and Patrick during World War I. As difficult as it was to listen to some of it, Ms Jeleyne's prose and the narration by John Rayment made it hard to stop when I had to. Patrick's war experiences were heart wrenching especially his recovery and return home. I found myself telling Linley that I wouldn't stand for his treatment of her, but then, I'm sure I would feel differently in her shoes. Allyson Jeleyne has a way to keep me pulled into the story and weaves a tale with suspense, humor, steamy romance and history all rolled into one grand audiobook! John Rayment also does a great narration, with accents and different tones to keep the characters from all sounding the same. I highly recommend this audiobook for hours of suspenseful and romantic listening.

  • Lord of Night

  • Rogues to Riches, Book 3
  • By: Erica Ridley
  • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Unlike proper debutantes, Miss Dahlia Grenville is secretly Robin Hood in a bonnet. Her home for wayward girls has too many dependents and not enough donations. But just as she's about to pull off the heist of the Season, she tumbles straight into the arms of the handsome detective who has sworn to deliver Mayfair's mysterious thief straight to the gallows.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Felt like stepping into a Jane Austen novel!

  • By Isha Coleman on 01-03-18

A Regency Rogue Scandal in the Making

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

Reviewed: 04-30-18

I loved this book! I really enjoy stories of romance between people of two different classes trying to make it work, although in this case they really weren't. Honesty goes a long way and would have cleared the way much earlier but the story wouldn't have been very exciting! As it happened a Bow Street Runner and a Baron's daughter turned school head mistress provide a very entertaining tale. The narration is very well done and kept the story running smoothly. I highly recommend this Regency Rogue adventure.

  • Just a Kiss: The Frog Prince

  • Tangled Tales Series, Book 2
  • By: Elizabeth Rose
  • Narrated by: Brian J. Gill
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10

Sir Arnon de Bar has just been released of a curse from the old witch, Hecuba, only some side effects still linger. He meets a mysterious woman at the swamp one night but sees her kiss a frog and vanish into thin air. He has his sights set on claiming Castle Fane in Slapton as his own but stumbles upon an easier way to get what he wants instead of storming the castle. The baron of Slapton is holding a competition, and the winner will be awarded his daughter's hand in marriage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A magical fairytale.

  • By Starlet M. on 02-14-18

Another Great Twisted Fairy Tale_

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

Reviewed: 02-03-18

Another witty, fun paranormal fractured fairy tale by Elizabeth Rose! Even with serious events it was still a lighthearted twisted tale. Following the curses of the de Bar family by the witch Hecuba keeps getting more entangled and fun finally finding their HEA. I highly recommend the whole fairy tale series!

  • Flowers from the Storm

  • By: Laura Kinsale
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Boulton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,436
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,276
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,279

He's a duke. He's a mathematical genius. He can't talk and he's locked in a lunatic asylum. Only a modest Quaker girl can reach him, but when she helps him to escape, she's swept into his glittering aristocratic world, her life torn apart by his desperate attempt to save himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ~COMPELLING!!~ Love This Author! Love This Book!

  • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 10-01-13

A Historical Romance with a definite twist

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

Reviewed: 10-02-17

This was my first encounter with the author, Laura Kinsale. I was totally surprised and enjoyed this book so much.
A very unusual story with strong characters. I wasn't sure where it was going at first, I reread the blurb to see if it was a romance. I loved the vulnerability of the hero with all his faults before and after the incident that would change his life forever. The heroine was so torn between the life of the Quakers she knew so well and the life of the "worldly" man that she had grown to love that sometimes I just wanted to shake her.
It is a thought provoking story that shows just how quickly a life can be changed and of redemption and love that changes everything.

  • The Bride

  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,348

By edict of the king, the mighty Scottish laird Alec Kincaid must take an English bride. His choice was Jamie the feisty youngest daughter of Baron Jamison. Alec ached to touch her, to tame her, to possess her forever. But Jamie vowed never to surrender to this highland barbarian. Though his kisses fired her blood, shadowed secrets from Alec's past threatened Jamie's happiness. She brazenly resisted him - until one rapturous moment quelled their clash of wills.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Audible Favorite!

  • By Elizabeth on 07-03-12

A most enjoyable Highland romance

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

Reviewed: 08-22-17

I thoroughly enjoyed this audio book. I found myself laughing out loud at the simple antics of a delightful heroine. The hero playing her own games against her kept me waiting to see just what she would try next.
There was enough suspense in trying to figure just who the murderer was as well.
The narrator did an excellent job in the accents and distinguishing the different voices.
As if I need to assure you of finding a great book, when Julie Garwood's name graces the cover but I will anyway, you will surely enjoy this Highland romantic romp!

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  • The Baron's Bounty

  • Barons of the Cinque Ports Series, Book 2
  • By: Elizabeth Rose
  • Narrated by: Brian J. Gill
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Isobel MacEwen is sent as her cousin Catherine's proxy to marry Conlin de Braose, Baron of the Cinque Ports. But several months before she leaves Scotland, and on the same night that the baron's ship is docked in port, she is a witness to the murder of their Scottish king. Or almost a witness. From her hiding place on that stormy night, she only sees the murderer's shoes as he walks by. Isobel's weakness is shoes. She loves shoes and notices not only everyone's shoes, but the way they walk as well.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and romantic.

  • By Starlet M. on 03-01-18

An entertaining shoe collection

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

Reviewed: 06-23-17

Very entertaining and witty with Isobel's shoe fetish making me laugh out loud at times. The mystery of the suspected murderer just adds to the suspense and kept me listening until the end. Highly recommended!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful