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  • Tempt Me at Twilight

  • Hathaways, Book 3
  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 864
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 865

Poppy Hathaway loves her unconventional family, though she longs for normalcy. Then fate leads to a meeting with Harry Rutledge, an enigmatic hotel owner and inventor with wealth, power, and a dangerous hidden life. When their flirtation compromises her own reputation, Poppy shocks everyone by accepting his proposal - only to find that her new husband offers his passion, but not his trust.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Hathaways crack me up!

  • By Katherine on 10-11-12

Best so far in the series

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

You love him and then you think NO!!! Don't do that - that way! Harry is a tough nut to crack ....but luckily Poppy comes from a family of nuts! The Hatahways are so much fun to listen too and once again - they are all here to enjoy! But the chemistry between Poppy and Harry is volatile - good and volatile - bad,

I found this one had some interesting mysteries that really held my interest. I love the relationship between Poppy and Harry - even though there were a lot of ups and downs - it came together so nicely.

Also teased for the 4th book - Leo's story - and you better have that one downloaded and ready to go - because you will not want to wait to start it!

Get the series - well worth it!

  • Seduce Me at Sunrise

  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 978
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 978

Kev Merripen has longed for the beautiful, well-bred Winnifred Hathaway ever since her family rescued him from the brink of death when he was just a boy. But this handsome Gypsy is a man of mysterious origins - and he fears that the darkness of his past could crush delicate, luminous Win. So Kev refuses to submit to temptation...and before long Win is torn from him by a devastating twist of fate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it! Love it! Love it!

  • By Elizabeth on 07-31-12

A true continuation of the series

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

Win and Merripen are destined to be together - and you know it from book 1. The problem is Merripen needs to be smacked in the head a few times and have someone tell him to EXPRESS his concerns! He is very frustrating, but at the same time that brooding guy you can't help but love.

The couple's interaction is great, BUT the best part of this second book is that - THE GANGS ALL HERE! The characters from the previous book are here and new characters are added. You fall in love with this family and all their quirks and antics.

I feel like you could just take all the books and make one big book because it keeps all the characters in the story and I like that in a series of books.

I am truly enjoying The Hathaways!

  • Mine Till Midnight

  • The Hathaways, Book 1
  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,729
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,241

When an unexpected inheritance elevates her family to the ranks of the aristocracy, Amelia Hathaway discovers that tending to her younger sisters and wayward brother was easy compared to navigating the intricacies of the ton. Even more challenging: the attraction she feels for the tall, dark, and dangerously handsome Cam Rohan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's different from the book - but not abridged

  • By Lori on 10-28-11

Good start to the series

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

This was a great start to the series "The Hathaways". I read reviews saying the plot was cut so it is abridged and not like the original book. If this is true (and I guess it is) then that would make sense as to why I felt the relationship between Cam and Amelia was slightly "forced" on the readers. There wasn't a natural progression ... it just seemed like the relationship was off at first. BUT it turned out GREAT!

I HIGHLY recommend this series - because the rest of the books just get better and better.

  • Worth Any Price

  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 564

Nick Gentry is reputed to be the most skillful lover in all England. Known for solving delicate situations, he is hired to seek out Miss Charlotte Howard. He believes his mission will be easily accomplished – but that was before he met the lady in question. For instead of a willful female, he discovers one in desperate circumstances, hiding from a man who would destroy her very soul. So Nick shockingly offers her a very different kind of proposition – one he has never offered before.He asks her to be his bride.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great job S Duerden

  • By Cam on 06-22-13

One of Kleypas best!

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

Seems as this trilogy goes along it gets better and hotter! There was steam and more steam in book 1 and 2 ... but this one is hot! You can't help but fall in love with Nick. His interaction with Lottie is great and adds depth to the relationship that makes is more believable and draws the listener in. I ran the gamut of emotions with this one. Highly recommend this trilogy...kinda wish there was an epilogue book for the 3.. but we can only wish!

Get the series - you won't regret it!

  • Lady Sophia's Lover

  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 526
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522

Lady Sophia Sydney would do anything to ensnare the unattainable Sir Ross Cannon. Her goal - to ruin his reputation and cause a scandal that would be the talk of all London. So she insinuates herself into his life by gaining his trust and living in his house.Every morning, her lush presence tempts him beyond all reason... the way she bends over the table to serve him the meals she has prepared...the way her hands oh, so gently - yet sensuously - brush against him. She knows he is falling more in love with her each day.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Susan Duerden, the narrator, is FABULOUS!

  • By Mrs. Patricia Clotiaux on 05-05-12

So gald I finally listened to Bow Street Runners

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

The second book in the Bow Street Runners series is better than the first. Ross and Sophia are a great pair. Well developed characters and supporting characters make this a great series. This one is steamy..real steamy.. and lots of steam! I can definitely see myself listening to this one again!

Listen to this series!

  • Suddenly You

  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Beverley A. Crick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314

She was unmarried, untouched, and almost 30, but novelist Amanda Briars wasn't about to greet her next birthday without making love to a man. When he appeared at her door, she believed he was her gift to herself, hired for one night of passion. Unforgettably handsome, irresistibly virile, he tempted her in ways she never thought possible . . . but something stopped him from completely fulfilling her dream. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too much sex

  • By Sue on 07-20-18

Big Fan of LK... but this one was just okay

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

I am a big fan of LK but Suddenly You wasn't one of her best IMO. I just didn't believe the relationship....it wasn't as well developed as other relationships in other books. It just didn't have the substance I am used to from LK. LK is still one of my favorite authors, just this wasn't up to par for me. Also there is a lot of sex in this book - that's not a problem - but when the relationship seems forced and I haven't bought into it - then the sex just seems like filler to me and not meaningful.

I won't listen to this one again, but I don't feel like my time was wasted either.

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  • Someone to Watch Over Me

  • Bow Street Runners Series, Book 1
  • By: Lisa Kleypas
  • Narrated by: Anna Parker-Naples
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 171
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171

In this Regency romance, Kleypas, the author of Seduce Me at Sunrise, tells the story of a scandalous beauty with no memory of who she is and the man determined to unravel the secrets of her past.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Desperately Seeking Susan

  • By Tesla's Fire on 12-02-18

Good Plot and Mystery

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

I was not a huge fan of the hero in this one. In fact I really didn't like him until the end. I loved the story though and it keeps you guessing at the outcome.
It was steamy...but not as much as the 2nd and 3rd in the trilogy.

The Trilogy is worth it. The narration is not great - but deal with it - Susan D is back for the last 2 books.

Worth it!

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  • The Devil of Dunakin Castle

  • Highland Isles series, Book 4
  • By: Heather McCollum
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

Englishwoman Grace Ellington has made a home in Scotland, but to escape from the meddling people around her who seem to think she needs to wed right away she volunteers to journey north to aid a friend in childbirth. Keir MacKinnon, the younger brother of the MacKinnon clan chief, has been raised to strike fear in people, on and off the battlefield. Trained to uphold MacKinnon law, he has hardened into a lethal warrior. Caught in a Highland blizzard with the feisty Grace, Keir realizes the beautiful woman who saved him can also save his nephew's life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty dark

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-05-19

Another WINNER! Steamiest of the series.

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

So I just THOUGHT Book 3 The Wolf of Kisimul was the best in the series! MAN!!! Grace and Keir's story really gives Mairi and Alec a run for their money! I just can't decide!

The supporting cast is not as good as book 3...but Grace and Keir's chemistry totally makes up for it. The steam level was kicked up a notch! S-T-E-A-M-Y!

Again I went through several emotions...Grace is more likable in her story. The end really gets ya - its a good story.

I could listen to this one again for sure!

  • The Wolf of Kisimul Castle

  • Highland Isles Series, Book 3
  • By: Heather McCollum
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97

Mairi Maclean is kidnapped on her wedding day by the enemy of her dead husband. Taken north to the water-surrounded Kisimul Castle, she is held captive in the name of retribution. But The Wolf of Kisimul Castle soon learns Mairi is not a docile pawn in this game of war between neighboring Scots. Nor will she be frightened into walking down the aisle to wed the fierce Highland chief. Alec MacNeil is set on revenge. When he finds his enemy dead, he takes his wife to replace the one that was murdered. An eye for an eye. A bride for a bride. But Mairi is more tiger than kitten.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • better and better

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-04-19

You will go through all the emotions!

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

This is WAY better than book 1 & 2 in the series. If you thought 1 and 2 were okay - don't give up - this one is so much better. It has a GREAT cast of supporting characters. It is steamier. The story line is more well developed overall.

I laughed, almost cried, smiled, cringed - all the emotions that make for a totally enjoyable listening experience!

Mairi was NOT going to be one of my favorites I thought after book 1 and 2, BUT wow was I wrong! She is great and more dynamic - and Alec....well if he shows up to steal me away.... ;o)

I could listen to this book again!

  • How the Dukes Stole Christmas

  • A Holiday Romance Anthology
  • By: Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan, and others
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

Christmas magic is in the air.... From the ballrooms of London, to abandoned Scottish castles, to the snowy streets of Gilded Age New York, four best-selling authors whip up some unforgettable romance - with a little help from some enchanted shortbread. Included: "Meet Me in Mayfair" by Tessa Dare; "The Duke of Christmas Present" by Sarah MacLean; "Heiress Alone" by Sophie Jordan; and "Christmas in Central Park" by Joanna Shupe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Perfect Listen for Christmas Time!

  • By H Price on 12-06-18

Perfect Christmas get away!

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

I enjoyed these novellas. Nice get away from the hustle and bustle of Christmas time. All four were slightly different and I would be pressed to say which was my favorite - so that is a good thing!

As with all novellas - they aren't long so the slow burn romance is not there, but the characters are fun and I believed they would all fall for each other.

Made it feel a little more Christmas-y!

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