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  • Room 331

  • Postcards from Paris Series, Book 0
  • By: Rebekah Dodson
  • Narrated by: Adam Barr
  • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

I will never forget the day I walked into Room 331. New school, new town, and I was way out of my league. I'm just here to study journalism, keep my head down, and maybe one day I'll get to intern for a big magazine. But then there's her - Rochelle Addams. She's everything and nothing I ever wanted, and my head is spinning. Ro is quiet, mysterious, and haunted, and she's changing my world. She showed me what it was like to love with all my heart and soul, look at life a different way, and burn with jealousy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don’t Wait

  • By Romance junkie on 12-13-18

Don’t Wait

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

Reviewed: 12-13-18

Switching colleges and majors the H sits next to a girl and tries to make conversation. She’s unfriendly..something he isn’t accustomed to...he isnt a lady killer but does ok and not use to unfriendly responses. A challenge he is intrigued and a friendship begins...From H POV there is the fear of expressing your feelings...each time he begins something happens until he knows....don’t wait
The beginning of the series...so if you like friends trying and stumbling towards each other over years..well written and waiting to see if there is a HEA...great book.
Narrator perfect..loved listening to him

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review

  • The Dance Hall Wife

  • Brides of Little Creede Series, Book 2
  • By: CiCi Cordelia
  • Narrated by: Alan Taylor
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Cat Purdue has come a long way from the days when her father used her as partial payment for a gambling debt to a ruthless man. Reacquiring the saloon Father had lost and turning it into a successful restaurant is only the beginning of her drive for success. Unable to reconcile the new, sophisticated Catherine Purdue from the saloon girl he once dallied with and foolishly spurned, Frank Carter finds himself blocking his growing attraction with sharp words and sarcasm. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 2nd Book, Frank and Cat, who’ve Danced Around Each Other For Years

  • By Romance junkie on 12-13-18

2nd Book, Frank and Cat, who’ve Danced Around Each Other For Years

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

Reviewed: 12-13-18

Brothers who are mining, Frank and Harris. Harris is the first book and finds love. This is Franks book with Catherine (Cat), who sang at the saloon..but he thinks she did more. Franks opinion and totally unfiltered mouth causes problems with Cat throughout the book.
In someways funny..you just want him to get a clue, but it’s actually unfiltered Frank Cat loves
You can’t help but love this family and town...aim hoping for more!
The narrator is perfect, love his Frank voice, esp in his head when he does something dumb!


This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review

  • The Cabin

  • By: Sky Corgan
  • Narrated by: Sophie James
  • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

It’s every girl’s dream, getting rescued by a handsome stranger. When I woke up and saw Kit Green standing over me, I thought he was an angel. I didn’t see the dark wings. What is he doing out here all alone? I don’t question it at first. I’m too busy being blinded by intrigue and desire. If it weren’t for him, I’d be dead. I want to repay him with my body. But things quickly begin to not add up. This cabin is full of secrets. It’s cold outside, but I’m starting to think he came out here to burn for his sins. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Cabin

  • By PATRICIA on 11-27-18

The Torture Of Return Vet Who Couldn’t Save Everyone Finds A Reason To Live

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

Kit has returned from war, a medic whose job was to save people. As a medic and a man who takes responsibility and does not give himself permission to fail, returning from war Kit has post traumatic stress and survivors remorse. Feeling he has nothing to live for and is a failure he heads to the family cabin to end his life.
Lily is a young woman determined to walk the Pacific trail, but a storm and wolves interfere and she nearly died from a wolf attack, but Kit saves her. Young, compassionate and understanding and wise for her age Lily and Kit develop a relationship.
A view of the trials vets face upon returning to their lives, finding a reason to go on and not to blame yourself for things you have no control of are central to the story.
Certainly some hot scenes and well skit is a strong man who hasn’t had interest in woman for quite awhile...
Sofie James has a low engaging voice who does a great job with Kit and Lily and helping you feel the emotions each experience.
Wonderful eye opening book..go for it.

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review

  • The Sheikh's Christmas Baby

  • Shadid Sheikhs Series, Volume 3
  • By: Leslie North
  • Narrated by: Joseph Tobey
  • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Kashif Shadid has always craved adventure. With one last chance to win the Iditarod dogsled race before assuming his role as sheikh, he’s returned to the Alaskan wilderness to train at a legendary sled-dog farm. But returning means coming face-to-face with Kristy Cohen, the woman who captured his attention years ago. He’s thrilled once again by her icy beauty, but her farm is facing financial ruin. Kashif’s eager to take control; however, getting her to agree with his plans may be a challenge.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet Second Chance to Love!

  • By Jocelyne on 12-14-18

4.5 Stars For Love Found and Lost and Found Again

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

Kasif may be the oldest son, but he dies not desire to lead his country. He goes on adventures to feed his adventurous soul when he is lead to Alaska, dog sleds, the Iditarod and Kristy.
Kristy is inexperienced, but falls in love as does Kasif..but suddenly he is gone and she is told he makes conquests leaves and that’s it.
A consequence of their affair is a little girl...intercepted communication and hurt feelings separate them until Kasif comes back once more.
There’s, a battle between the two..she is afraid she will be left again and he wants another chance.
A romance in an unlikely place with people from Two very different worlds.
Narrator was wonderful, great accent and wonderful emotion, and timing.
Another Leslie North hit!


This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review

  • Charming Her Rogue

  • Enduring Legacy, Book 10
  • By: Dawn Brower, Enduring Legacy
  • Narrated by: Price Waldman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Lady Catherine Langdon is special, and not because she's the daughter of a duke. She comes from a long line of individuals born with extraordinary gifts, and she is one of the few who has a variation of all three. On the brink of war, she makes a decision that will irrevocably alter the course of her life - love or duty. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Charming Historical Romance

  • By slozzy on 12-09-18

WW I...Spies, Psychic Abilities... Unexpected Tragedy and Happiness

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

The story begins in Paris with the focus on British citizens ( Catherine and Asher our h and H) just prior to WW I
Catherine is in Paris with her guardian representing British...Asher was sent on his Grand Tour of Europe by his father. They meet and develop a friendship that may grow to more when WW 1 begins. Asher becomes a spy and Catherine a nurse (she is also an empath and psychic)
The story does an excellent job of reflect the torn feelings of love and duty to country...doing what’s right and leaving those you love behind and never knowing if you’ll see them...danger, injuries and fighting for love...hubris and determination..love and the British belief in a stiff upper lip.
Great reminder of the devastation from war.
The narrator had perfect British accent..fantastic use of male and female voices..feelings well interpreted.
I recommend this book..


This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided
this voluntary review

  • Real Men Howl

  • Real Men Shift Series, Book 1
  • By: Celia Kyle, Marina Maddix
  • Narrated by: Kendall Taylor
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 64

Lucy Morgan left Ashtown, Georgia, 10 years ago and planned to never return. Unfortunately, life didn't get that memo. She's back and now painful memories follow her everywhere. Until she meets him. Mason Blackwood is over six feet of sinfully gorgeous man who - for some reason - wants her. He also thinks he's a werewolf so...yeah. He's crazypants. But when he wants to have his wicked way with her, his sanity doesn't seem all that important anymore. Mason isn't sure how much longer he can remain Alpha over the Blackwood pack. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exciting

  • By Amazon CustomerBeliever on 10-15-18

On The Edge Of Becoming Feral..The Alpha Nearly Loses His Mate

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

Mason is the alpha of the Blackwood pack...as time goes on, without finding his mate he begins to lose control..things are becoming desperate.
Lucy, left her home town 10 years ago when her parents were killed by a wolf, and she nearly died. Coming back, having lost her job, she saves a little boy from being hit by a truck, is bitten and the story spirals from there.
Lucy is human, but is Masons mate, who he has to be cautious to approach, but neither of them has a lot of time.
I like how Mason enjoys her snarky mouth...she is brave and outspoken, but you enjoy it..
Mason has some brothers who should provide more stories.
Sweet children, suspense and some unexpected twists...the love, devotion that developed is fun to listen to..plus the narrator does a great job with all the voices!
I’ll be getting every book in this series...I enjoy Celia Kyle stories..each one.
Worth the credit, money and time

  • Ravaged

  • The Vampire Awakenings series, Book 7
  • By: Brenda K. Davies
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 81

Since the day he stopped aging, Aiden has struggled against the darkness trying to claim him. He no longer denies he’s fighting a losing battle, he’s just hoping someone kills him before he gives in to the savage nature dwelling within him. Just when he believes he’ll lose the battle, he encounters Maggie, and for the first time in years, he has hope for his future. Having grown up without a stable home, Maggie enjoys the security she’s worked hard to attain. Everything changes the night Aiden ends up in her ambulance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Aiden and Maggie...Aiden Nearly Lost

  • By Romance junkie on 12-07-18

Aiden and Maggie...Aiden Nearly Lost

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

Reviewed: 12-07-18

Aiden as a pure blood suffers upon maturity until he finds his mate. Like his siblings before him he didn’t believe he would find her in time...and very closely that is the case.
Maggie was raised in foster care with a mentally ill mother..But upon meeting Aiden an unknown and expected connection occurs as she becomes a focus of the ‘savages’.
Another incredible book..I become more and more emotionally engaged with each character. A series you should read from 1 to the last published..hoping this series goes on and on..please keep them coming and with unbelievably talented Tavia Gilbert as narrator!

  • The Handyman: The Complete Season II: The Handyman Steamy Noir Series

  • By: Vincent Zandri
  • Narrated by: Connor Brown
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 4

"Would you kill for art's sake?" The walls are closing all around rags to riches fiction writer, Victor Casey, as his wife and muse, the lovely Stella, falls for the very detective who is investigating Casey's alleged murders. The detective in question is a stunning concrete blonde, by the name of Megan Lawless, and together, she and Stella are making plans that will destroy Vic if he allows them to happen. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Bizarre and twisted.........

  • By Katie on 12-10-18

Power, Pain, Manipulation with Sex and Death

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

I did not read or listen to Season 1 of The Handyman, but it isn’t necessary to get the flow of the story. Sex is a tool and manipulation used by all but Stella is the master manipulator...seemingly soulless and self serving.
The story itself is well written, with very hot scenes, sadness, pain, and did not have a character I liked, felt sorry for or was hoping would have a positive outcome. The writing and certainly the performance are excellent..Brown does an excellent job creating the characters..I just couldn’t care about any of them and therefore my rating.
Mostly it just isn’t the right type of story for me to enjoy..mostly cringe at the heartlessness.

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review

  • Lure of the Fox

  • Aloha Shifters: Jewels of the Heart, Book 6
  • By: Anna Lowe
  • Narrated by: Kelsey Osborne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 39

Desert fox shifter Ella Kitt is better at risking her life than her heart. Not that she expects to do either when she flies to Maui to help her special forces comrades with an easy security job. Or maybe not such an easy job, because she’s forced to work - and live - in close quarters with smoking-hot army hero Jake McBride. Jake isn’t just the one-night stand she can’t forget - he’s also a human, totally off-limits to shifters of her kind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shifter Ella Fears Mating Will Kill Jake Her Destined Mate

  • By Romance junkie on 12-03-18

Shifter Ella Fears Mating Will Kill Jake Her Destined Mate

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

Book Six and I hate to come to the end of the series. More tenderness and sweetness as we see all the shifters with their mates..Ella, a fox who was in the military with Silas, Kia, Boone, Hunter and Cruz arrives for security..Silas and Cassandra’s wedding. Jake, a human and Ella’s destined mate is also called in..he was in the service with the shifters.
Mating bites from females to humans can and likely causes death..the reason Ella steps away from Jake.
A book with babies, weddings, beautiful Hawaii and revisiting the couples from the previous books, loved every bit of it. I plan to revisit each book from time to time.
Worth the credit or money if you like suspense, devotion, love, sweetness and HEA.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Crave

  • Billionaire Bachelors Club, Book 1
  • By: Monica Murphy
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre, Will Damron
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 209

Billionaire Archer Bancroft always gets what he wants - and he’s wanted Ivy Emerson, his best friend’s sister, for far too long. Being forbidden and untouchable only makes her more tempting. When a million-dollar bet with his friends throws down a challenge - last bachelor standing takes it all - Archer knows he can win. That is, until one enchanted evening with Ivy takes his heart for a ride.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance so poor it distracts from the story

  • By Nicole on 01-04-14

They’ve Know Each Other for Years...Until One Night Attraction Is Acknowledged

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

Archer has been a best friend to Gage since high school...Gage has a younger sister I’ve who has always angled verbally with Archer..never having a girlfriend..his own parents giving him a negative feeling towards marriage..Archer bets with Gage and another friend who will be the last if any to fall in love. This is a night Archer, who has been attracted to Ivy but sure she hates, gets a vib she also has interest.
So the story of how they come to acknowledge their feelings...deal with Gage and move towards a HEA. Next books are about Archers two friends, including Gage. Nothing too deep or angst which I like..an entertaining story, some hot scenes and narrators who did a great job of moving the story along with emotion and timing.