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  • A Brother's Best Friend Standalone
  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327

Maggie's mind is reeling when she discovers the guy she became tangled up with at Marv's Bait & Tackle isn't a stranger like she thought. The big snag: Sam and Maggie's chemistry is hot enough to melt ice, which makes keeping their secret far more difficult than either expected. Especially when one of them decides they want this arrangement to be more than just a catch and release.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4.5 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 01-10-19

Sweet story

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

Reviewed: 03-19-19

Loved it. I was in a book funk after binge reading a series, and couldn't decide what to read next. Nothing was helping. Then I remembered how much I loved Wait With Me, and downloaded this book. While not as hysterically funny as WWM, NIL is more like her other books. A bit of drama, a bit of angst, a bit of snorting laughter, and a whole lot of heart. The narrators did a great job with this, too.

  • Hell Divers

  • The Hell Divers Series, Book 1
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,518
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,505
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15,459

More than two centuries after World War III poisoned the planet, the final bastion of humanity lives on massive airships circling the globe in search of a habitable area to call home. Aging and outdated, most of the ships plummeted back to Earth long ago. The only thing keeping the two surviving lifeboats in the sky are Hell Divers - men and women who risk their lives by diving to the surface to scavenge for parts the ships desperately need.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I usually don't read my SciFi however....!!

  • By Michalena on 10-06-17

Exciting!

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

I'm always surprised when I love a book that isn't in one of my preferred core genres. Hell Divers was non-stop excitement and feelings! A friend and I were discussing narrators we both liked, and this series came up when we both really liked Bray. I admitted I wasn't sure if it was really my thing, but since we both had so many other favorite books in common, I decided to try it. Well, I'm already downloading the next book as I type this review, I liked it so much! And I'm definitely recommending to my dad and older brother, who will both love it, too.

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  • Monsters, Magic, & Mayhem

  • Bubba the Monster Hunter, Season 4
  • By: John G. Hartness
  • Narrated by: John Solo
  • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

A giant redneck in Fairyland, what could possibly go wrong? Everything. Absolutely everything. Monsters, Magic, & Mayhem collects four novella chronicling Bubba the Monster Hunter's trip through the lands of the Fae in search of his kidnapped sister.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • NOOOOO!!! I need more!!!<br />

  • By erobbins33 on 03-04-19

NOOOOO!!! I need more!!!<br />

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

I'm a HUGE fan of dick jokes and immature humor. If you aren't, maybe this isn't for you. I listened to this one on a looong road trip, and found my family giving me strange looks when I burst out laughing at random times (headphones). My teen son, who was listening to zom-poc, asked me if I was listening to Bubba, when we were stopped at a gas station. Apparently, I'd turned up the volume to combat wind/truck noises on the interstate, and when the car was silent, he could hear the familiar twang. As always, this snarky, irreverent humor was top-notch, and the story was very entertaining.

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  • Misguided Allies

  • The Void Series, Book 2
  • By: Charissa Dufour
  • Narrated by: Janelle Tedesco
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Half-fae Sam Gollet is no stranger to solitary confinement - being a half-fae working as a vampire enforcer will do that to you. She is also accustomed to solving the crimes within the supernatural community inside the Illinois Mystical Reservation when the feds refuse to lift a finger. After being released from Solitary, she finds herself quickly embroiled in the mysterious deaths of leading members of the fae community. Despite having been ostracized by the fae community, Sam agrees to solve the murders at the risk of her own safety.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing heroine

  • By Mandy Buffington on 03-15-19

Different!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Anyone who knows me, knows I love Urban Fantasy and Dystopia. This series is an interesting blend of both. It's also a cautionary tale, told from the pov of the oppressed people. The story is so engrossing I got annoyed every time someone interrupted me. Tedesco is one of my favorite female voice actors, and the reason I started this series, despite the short length of the first book. Her voice transitions so smoothly between characters, it feels like there is a full cast. Anyway, for what it's worth, I really love this world, and I can't wait to see what comes next!

  • The Irish Sisters Trilogy

  • By: Debra Holland
  • Narrated by: Lara Asmundson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102

Bridget O'Donnell left Ireland, dragging along her reluctant twin sister, Alana, to create a better life in the new world. The sisters travel to Sweetwater Springs, Montana, intending to live with their uncle's family. Upon arrival, their plans are derailed by news of their aunt's illness. James Whitson, a cowboy on the Thompson ranch, is in town to drop off a letter at the train station. When he meets the twins, he's immediately smitten with Bridget.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful!

  • By Virginia on 11-06-17

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

So, I very rarely read or listen to Historical Romance. Debra Holland is one of TWO exceptions. (my other is Caroline Lee). I LOVED these stories because they tend to be mired In the PLOT, rather than in the era. I've read a ton of post-apocalypse fiction, so the lack of electricity/indoor-plumbing doesn't make me pause. Holland makes this world SO realistic and viable, that I have NO problem with her timeline or plotline. It's all gorgeously portrayed.

  • Four

  • Rules Undying, Book 1
  • By: R. E. Carr
  • Narrated by: Alejandra Reynoso
  • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Finding a job is never easy, and the only employment Gail usually finds is acting as Girl Friday for the mob. Lucky for Gail, Georgia Sutherland has just the job for her - that is, if she can handle working nights, managing a little blood, and a boss who's been dead for centuries. In a single interview, Gail's world turns upside down as she discovers that all she’s seen in Hollywood isn’t quite true; vampires don't combust in sunlight, but they do fall in love. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My 1st Audio book experience was great :)

  • By Hans on 08-12-18

Thought I'd reviewed this.

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

So, I loved the storyline! But, I just liked the narrator. Dont get me wrong, she was good, but my spazzy brain couldn't focus. As a hail-mary, I sped the narration up, just a bit, and the whole thing came together for me. Her voice was just a teensy bit too announcer-ey for my head space. I LOVED the story so much, I eyeball-read the rest. If you know me, you know I never do this.

  • The Scattered and the Dead Series: The First Four Books

  • Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
  • By: Tim McBain, L.T. Vargus
  • Narrated by: Christopher Boucher
  • Length: 37 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 74

With 99.7 percent of the Earth's population dead and gone, the few who remain struggle to survive in an empty world. The scattered. The leftovers. These are their stories. This collection contains the first four volumes of the Scattered and the Dead series, audiobooks 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, and 2.0.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tense, thrilling apocalyptic series

  • By Melanie on 02-08-19

Really Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

So, I've been with this series since the beginning, as I was also a fan of this team's Awake In The Dark Kindle series. I LOVED the original narration by the authors, but this omnibus is NEXT LEVEL stuff. I am usually not a fan of authors narrating their own works, but I liked this team. Christopher brought it up to a LOVE! It's a slow burn, but if you can stick with it, it's worth it. S&D is a HUGE universe waiting to collide. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this omnibus, even revisited!

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  • Falter

  • Faltering Souls, Book 1
  • By: Haven Cage
  • Narrated by: Lucy Zukaitis
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Nevaeh and George live on the streets, homeless, as father and daughter. After they get hired at Joe's Café, George suddenly becomes ill, and a demon takes his soul hostage to hell. The devil wants Nev and holds George as ransom. While struggling to attain the faith she never had amid the dark world she's hurled into, Nevaeh searches for a way to get George's soul back without damning herself. Gavyn - the handsome café-owner - is convinced she could be a key player in a supernatural war that's bleeding into the human realm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nevaeah must fight to be good or evil

  • By patricia sterlin on 02-06-19

Awesome!

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

Reviewed: 01-30-19

I seriously love this series. I've eyeball read everything available in ebook, but the end of Falter still killed me! The narrator did a beautiful job, despite a couple of production problems, like weirdly long pauses. I really felt connected to these characters, even more now they've been given voices. I may have to reread the rest of the series if the audiobooks aren't going to be out soon. Neveah and co. are everything good protagonists need to be. There's tons of strife, crappy luck, and awesome sidekicks like George. Everyone should have a George in their lives. All in all, I would definitely recommend to PNR readers everywhere. Loved it!

  • Wraith Knight

  • By: C. T. Phipps
  • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

The King Below, Enemy of the World, is dead. Will his successor save the world...or rule it? Jacob Riverson was once the greatest hero of an age. Cut down during what should have been the final battle against the King Below, he was condemned to centuries of torment as a Wraith Knight in the service of said monster. With the destruction of his master, Jacob finds his free will returning and discovers he is in a world torn by civil war between the King Below's former slaves and the heroes who "saved" them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Waking up as the bad guy

  • By Kingsley on 03-18-19

Well Done Fantasy

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

Reviewed: 01-12-19

While I'm a HUGE fan of Phipps' snarky Weredeer and Supervillains, this story really showcases his massive talent as a writer. If it weren't for the paranormal aspects, this might be viewed as a coming of age story. It certainly embodies certain aspects of figuring out a new identity (child to teen, teen to adult, or in this case, righteous knight to evil overlord) and how the protagonist handles it. Yes, there are moments of excellent humor and sarcasm, but this story also deeply resonated with me. I hope, if I ever have to make decisions like this, my heart is as pure. Berkrot did a first class job with the narration.

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  • The Tournament of Supervillainy

  • The Supervillainy Saga, Book 5
  • By: C.T. Phipps
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 321

Gary Karkofsky, aka Merciless the supervillain without mercy, is presently the most disliked supervillain in the world. Superheroes don't want to just throw him in jail, they want to deliver an epic beat down for ending their golden age by killing Merciful, the superhero with mercy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gary is back! Woo-hoo!

  • By JulieM on 01-29-19

Epically Awesome!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

This is the culmination of awesome, boys and girls! Seriously, with all of the crossovers into Phipps' other worlds, this was a comic nerd's ultimate fan-fic. Kafer is one of my go-to narrators, so I knew this was going to be good. I was floored by the absolute awesome of this, though. Like, seriously... I love Gary and his harem... ahem, retinue. But Tournament was a culmination of every single ounce of awesome that is C.T. Phipps. Also, the two forwards made me laugh out loud. Thank you both, and who ever else helped in this story. It's my absolute favorite so far.

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