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  • Scared of Spiders

  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: Alice Chapman
  • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 68

Bring on the bug spray, because to prevail, Josie's going to have to face her greatest fear. Josie's not a brave person, and she's especially scared of spiders. Imagine her surprise when she finds herself attracted to not one, but two, larger than life men. Clint and Brandon both want the timid mouse who's come to work for them - and their beasts are chafing to mark her - but when she can't decide between them, there's only one thing to do - share her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Spider versus Raid

  • By cjbage on 10-07-17

Scared of Spiders

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

Scared of Spiders...Most people have a phobia of some kind; Josie has arachnophobia. Spiders of any shape, size, colour, or hairiness cause a reaction of epic proportions. She carries 'Raid' in her purse instead of mace. She has nightmares about spiders. Josie is sacred of spiders.

Brandon and Clint are best friends and partners in business and are looking for an office manager. Josie is looking for a job after she rejected unwanted advances from her boss and quit. Josie walks into their warehouse and both men are instantly focus on her because their wolves recognize Josie as their mate. Josie sees a spider in the warehouse and runs. Both men go after her to talk her into taking the job. But there is something sinister in the city and it is stalking Josie.

  • His Teddy Bear

  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: Marie Smith
  • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

Teddy, who is ironically enough a bear shifter, has finally found her mate. There's one big problem though. He doesn't like what he sees. Reece never imagined his chosen mate would be a woman with extra curves, but all it takes is one taste to realize the benefits and turn his world upside down. Their arguments are many, their lust for each other fiery, but while he's ready for the next step, Teddy keeps running. What will it take to win her trust and heart?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story!

  • By S. Kelly on 06-14-18

He wants his Teddy Bear

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

A trip to a designated bar during the Were-For-All brings Reece face to face with his mate...only problem is, she's not Reece's type. Reece is a tall, fit, alpha wolf, he likes his women tall, blonde and beautiful. But his wolf gets one whiff of his mate and no one else will do.

Teddy is petite, dark haired, and 'chunky', not at all like her sisters. She is at the bar only because she promised her mother she would look after her younger sister who is searching for her mate. Teddy has no interest in marriage or a mate, she doesn't want a mate to tie her down and pop out babies for him. Nope, she likes her life as it is. And when she encounters Reece, she runs.

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  • Alien Mate 3

  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: Logan McAllister
  • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59

Abducted by a hunky blue alien, researcher and admitted geek Penny is eager to study his mating habits - in the flesh. She'd like to blame her illogical affection for him on hormones, but the erotic remedy just heightens her chemical imbalance. Reg never thought a simple rescue mission would make him question his decision to remain single, for while Penny drives him crazy with her never-ending questions, her simple presence inflames his lust - and causes havoc with his emotions.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, Meh narrator

  • By JJ OH on 06-25-18

The Alien and the Earthling

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

Reviewed: 05-16-18

Alien Mate 3 by Eve Langlais finds Reg being awarded the highest honour for a warrior, the chance to mate. But to be awarded a mate one must leave space and settle on the home planet of Xamia. Reg doesn't to give up space and being free to travel. As much as he wants to mate he tells the Oracle he refuses the honour. The Oracle tells him, that since he doesn't want a mate he has a mission to save an Earthling who is in the path of an asteroid and send him on his way.

Penny is on a one person space lab studying the effects of loneliness on an astronaut when the space center tells her she has 5 minutes to make her peace and say goodbye to her family before her vessel is hit by an asteroid. She has no family to say goodbye and doesn't want a scream to be her last words so she hangs up on the space center. That's when Reg appears to save her.

Once on Reg's ship Penny decides that since she was written off by Earth, she may as well go with Reg to explore space to quell her own curiosity. And let the games begin.

  • The Fast and the Furriest

  • Second Chance Cat Mystery Series, Book 5
  • By: Sofie Ryan
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147

Sarah Grayson owns Second Chance, a shop that sells lovingly refurbished items, in the charming town of North Harbor, Maine. But she couldn't run the store without the help of her right-hand man, Mac - or her dashing rescue cat, Elvis. Mac's life before North Harbor has always been a little bit mysterious, but it becomes a lot more intriguing when a woman from his past shows up in town, and then turns up dead. Suspicion falls on Mac, but Sarah - and Elvis - know he can't be the killer, and they hope they can prove his innocence quick as a whisker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I truly enjoy this series

  • By Dawn on 02-13-18

Elvis is on the case

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

Reviewed: 02-20-18

The Fast and the Furriest is the newest offering of the Second Chance Cat Mystery series by Sofie Ryan. Sarah and Elvis and the Angles come together to make their own investigation into the death of a young woman, Erin, comes to Sarah's repurpose shop Second Chance looking for Mac McKenzie. Mac works with Sarah at the shop but is out on the water for the day as part of a sailing crew. Erin leaves a message for Mac and will stay in town until she can speak with Mac. Later that evening Erin is found murdered and Mac is the prime suspect.

The Angels; Mr P has a private investigator license and is the world's oldest computer hacker, and Liz, Rose, and Charlotte are his Angels and partners in 'crime' as they investigate and get in the way of the authorities as they find clues and the culprit. Nick is Charlotte's son and the local medical examiner; he and Sarah have been friends for years.

Until now Mac has kept his past a mystery, speaking very little about his background and even less about his family. Secrets are coming to light and the Angles are in the middle of the action.

Marguerite Gavin was spot on with the action and dialogue painting a picture of the action that draws one into the story.

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  • Hell's Bells

  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: Mindy Kennedy
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173

A catastrophe has befallen Hell. The great and mighty Lucifer has fallen prey to the most wicked of spells. He's become...nice. Just using that word makes Gaia want to gag. The demon she fell in love with is not some pushover, polite, candy-ass, nice guy. She wants her big, bad Lord of Sin back. Can she, along with the minions of Hell, find a way to break the curse? And will they do it in time to celebrate the wedding from Hell?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly Recommend, Laugh Out Loud Funny

  • By Buttr_pcan on 04-20-19

Laugh with the Devil

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

The Devil is getting married. Yeah, married. And because of a curse, he's the biggest Bridezilla in the history of Bridezillas. Imagine the Devil tweeting and about how he is doing all the prep for the wedding and even hashtaging...#squeeeeee. Yeah, tweeting. The saying “When Hell freezes over.” Yeah, it's snowing. A trip to Hell is always fun and laugh worthy. The cures has turned the Prince of Hell into a sickening sweet, upbeat, please his love at all costs, celebate wimp. Hell is falling apart and the Devil is only concerned with saving the date for the big ceremony. AUDIBLE 20 REVIEW SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY

  • A Tale of Two Kitties

  • Magical Cats, Book 9
  • By: Sofie Kelly
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 191

The arrival of the Janes brothers has the little town of Mayville Heights buzzing. Everyone of a certain age remembers when Victor had an affair with Leo's wife, who then died in a car accident. Now it seems the brothers are trying to reconcile, until Kathleen finds Leo dead. The police set their sights on Leo's son and Kathleen's good friend Simon, who doesn't have much of an alibi. To prove her friend innocent, Kathleen will have to dig deep into the town's history - and into her sardine cracker supply, because Owen and Hercules don't work for free....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Two brothers, two lives, and magical cats to boot

  • By Chera Hudson on 11-14-17

Two brothers, two lives, and magical cats to boot

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

A Tale of Two Kitties is the newest book in the Magical Cats series. Leo James has returned to Mayville Heights to visit his son, Simon, and his granddaughter, Mia. Also returning to town is Victor James, Leo's brother, but his visit is less welcomed. Victor says he is returning because he is dying of cancer and wants one last chance to see his brother and make amends for having an affair with Leo's wife, Meredith, and stealing her away. Kathleen meets Victor on a walk and has her questions about Victor and his motives, something just isn't right with him. A murder and little things about the evidence and the magical cats, Owen and Hercules, are on the case. There are new questions about why Meredith left town with Victor and how she died in a one car crash. Who is the killer and how can Kathleen, Owen and Hercules prove it? Not everything is as it seems. As the questions are being answered, who is going to save Kathleen and Mia when the killer decides to prevent Kathleen from solving the mystery.

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  • Telling Tails

  • Second Chance Cat Mystery, Book 4
  • By: Sofie Ryan
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

When Sarah Grayson opened a secondhand shop in the quaint town of North Harbor, Maine, she was expecting peace and quiet. Then she was adopted by a rescue cat named Elvis and a kooky trio of senior sleuths known as Charlotte's Angels. Now she has nine lives' worth of excitement.... Sarah's friend and employee Rose is delivering a customer's purchase when the quick errand becomes a deadly escapade. Rose arrives just in time to see the customer murdered by his wife, but before she can call the police, she is knocked out cold.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good read

  • By Marilyn J Noeldner on 08-09-17

A Tangled Web of lies

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

Reviewed: 01-15-17

Telling Tails is another great Second Chance Cat Mystery. Rose Jackson decides to make a delivery by herself and witnesses what she thinks is the aftermath of a murder. She says she saw the body of Jeff Cameron, a customer of the shop, being dragged by his wife just before she is knocked out whilst standing on the steps watching the scene. She is found down the road from the house, disoriented and unsteady. Sarah and the gang rally to her side at hospital and Rose is none too happy with any of them when she is doubted. The thing is, no one can prove she didn't see it, and no one can prove she did see it. To add insult to injury, the doctor say she may have had a small stroke. It causes friction between Sarah and Nick; but when Sarah finds what looks like a needle mark on Rose's neck Nick agrees to take a blood sample to run for possible drugs. The Angels are on the case looking for reasons Jeff Cameron to possibly be murdered, especially by his wife, the possibility of him cleaning out the couple's bank accounts and running away with a lover, and who may have assaulted Rose for looking into the house. The gang uses all their resources and then some to find the answers. And Elvis uses his unique talent to guide the Angels and Sarah.

  • Two Tall Tails

  • By: Sofie Kelly, Sofie Ryan
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Kathleen Paulson has her hands full in Mayville Heights, Minnesota, running the public library and taking care of her two uncanny cats, Hercules and Owen. Kathleen's good friend Maggie says items are being stolen from the local artists' co-op. She doesn't want to call the police, because the main suspects are all close friends. Luckily, Kathleen and her faithful felines are there to put their paws on the truth!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story be mindful of cost

  • By Kimberly on 12-13-16

Two great short stories for one price!

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

Reviewed: 10-31-16

Two of Sofie Kelly/Sofie Ryan's short stories with her wonderful cat heroes give one a small glimpse into the world of cat detectives with attitude and humour. Read by two ladies with voices that are alive and draw one into the story.

  • Kept

  • The Enforcers, Book 3
  • By: Maya Banks
  • Narrated by: Jeremy York
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380

Haley has been struggling to fulfill her father's dying wish: to attend a prestigious music school in New York City. But even working two jobs, she can't afford the tiniest of apartments. Seeing her hopeless and near tears, Silas vows to help and protect her, no matter the cost to himself. But when Haley meets his every demand with unwavering acceptance and love, he is overwhelmed by her goodness and gentle spirit. He knows that the dark stain on his soul can never be erased.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-17-17

Great story mediocre voice

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

Reviewed: 10-31-16

Where does Kept rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Love Maya Banks stories, but Jeremy York's voice made it difficult to follow. I had to get my Kindle to follow the story. Needed a much better reader, there was no narration, just some bloke reading.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Silas was my favourite character, he had more depth to him than Haley who was just a poor lost chick in New York; she would have been swallowed whole by the city.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Narration was flat and slow; sorry, just didn't move me.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Silas told his past to Haley was the most dramatic part but was slowed down and choppy because of the narration.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • House of the Rising Son

  • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

The eldest son in a family of three boys, Aricles had no desire to be a soldier, even though his fighting skills were among the best in the world. He was more than content on his small Atlantean farm, living a quiet, uneventful life. But when his brother is determined to don a soldier's uniform, Aricles joins him with a promise to their father to bring his brother home in one piece. What he never counts on is how much their new lives will forever change them or what the risk of a forbidden love will ultimately cost him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absoluetly Amazing

  • By Shuebee on 08-17-16

Aricles and Bathymaas

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

Reviewed: 01-07-16

If you could sum up House of the Rising Son in three words, what would they be?

Ancient wars and gods

What was one of the most memorable moments of House of the Rising Son?

Aricles answers Bathymaas' questions about becoming aroused.

Which scene was your favorite?

Bathymaas not renouncing Aricles when she learns the truth of Apollo's attack on Aricles.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The final scene when baby Bethany is named.

Any additional comments?

This story was part of the book Styxx and also appeared in the anthology Dark Bites. It was good then, and it's good now.