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  • Man Hands

  • By: Tanya Eby, Sarina Bowen
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 918
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 863
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 860

At 34, I'm reeling from a divorce. I don't want to party or try to move on. I just want to stay home and post a new recipe on my blog: Brynn's Dips and Balls. But my friends aren't having it. Get out there again, they say. It will be fun, they say. I'm still taking a hard pass. Free designer cocktails, they say. And that's a game-changer. Too bad my ex shows up with his new arm candy. That's when I lose my mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Romantic Comedy Gold!

  • By bookbruin on 03-15-18

Manhandled

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

Reviewed: 05-05-18

Recently divorced Brynn tries to find herself, which is hard to do since she allowed her ex-husband, Steve, to make her feel invisible. Her friends, Ash & Sadie, decide it’s time for her to move forward. To have a no-strings-attached fling with a man who is not her normal type.

This brings about Tom, celebrity home improvement guru who was humiliated on live TV by his girlfriend when he asked her to marry him and she rejects it.

Brynn goes to a party with her friends where she sees her ex with a younger, improved copy of herself on his arm. Cue in her friend Ash telling her she is going to kiss the next man to make eye contact with her. Brynn runs into Tom’s arms and lays one on him that turns into that no-strings-attached fling. Brynn leaves without Tom knowing and only leaving her Easter bunny undies as her calling card.

Give it a few days and Tom is unable to get Brynn off his mind, which brings in his friend, Brat (pronounced like Bratwurst) who knows Ash.

Now launch in a sex tape and your humor and drama is filled.

This story is told in two POVs and there isn’t a lot of moments where you aren’t giggling or hearing the silent conversations Tom has with Dick.

Must Listen.

  • Until Lilly

  • Until, Book 3
  • By: Aurora Rose Reynolds
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne, Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401

What happens when you find out years later that everything you thought you knew was a lie? Can two people who once loved each other overcome the obstacles that are thrown at them and fall in love all over again?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Live This Series

  • By Romance junkie on 08-19-16

Cash into Lillies

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

Reviewed: 12-08-15

Any additional comments?

Cash was Lilly’s first and only and Lilly was Cash’s ONE, but when a demonic ex of Cash’s manipulates his life it changes the course they were on. Fast forward close to four years later and you have a single dad (Cash) and a single mother (Lilly), but Cash doesn’t expect to have a child with Lilly after they had used protection. They end up coming together so that their children can get to know each other, as well as Lilly’s daughter gets to know her father (Cash). Add in the same manipulative ex (Jules) and you get a crazy ride.

There were many plots and twists in the story that I wasn’t expecting, but definitely kept my interest on figuring out what was going to happen next. Very well written and narrated in dual POVs with no cliffhanger.

Definitely creditworthy!!

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  • WANT

  • By: Emma Rider
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Roberts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 341
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 311
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 307

Savage in the cage. Savage in the bedroom. Powerful. Brutal. Mixed martial artist Ryland "The Savage" Cole doesn't play by the rules. He wants it. He takes it. And he wants Jade. Professional cuddler Jade has not only been hurt but also deceived by the one she once loved. She's not going to make a mistake again by giving her heart to a man. Especially since she's now free.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • VERY BOSSY MMA FIGHTER...Yes Please!

  • By Cyndi on 01-06-16

Fighter, fearless lover, & protector

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

Reviewed: 12-07-15

Any additional comments?

This is the story of Ryland (MMA fighter) and Jade (professional cuddler/ex-felon). Jade had been setup by her ex-fiancé, Jake, when she is pulled over by a police officer and discovers that she is toting around drugs in her truck. She spends a few months in jail until she is released after evidence of her set up is proven. She starts her new life by becoming a professional cuddler and Ryland becomes one of her clients. Ryland is a man that gets what he wants regardless of the consequences. A push & pull relationship ends with a HEA and a couple of plot twist.

The story is different including the MMA, a motorcycle club, & a drug lord. The narration is good. You get one POV until the last few chapters where you receive Ryland’s POV in one of the chapters. For $15, it is creditworthy if you enjoy different plots, a romance in the making, & a HEA.

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  • Fighting for Forever

  • By: JB Salsbury
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Ryan West
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 232
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233

Slut. Hooker. Whore. The taunts never bothered me. They only see what I allow them to see, and a Las Vegas stripper is the perfect cover. My life had direction. I had a mission - until the man I needed vanished and is presumed dead. It's time to move on - give up the dream for revenge - and no one shows me that more than the mop-headed fighter with eyes the color of the ocean. If anyone can teach me just how sweet life can be, it's him. But first, I'd have to let go.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • FIGHTING---NOT TO FALL ASLEEP ON THIS STORY

  • By BluBumbleB on 04-19-16

Not your normal MMA romance

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

Reviewed: 11-17-15

Any additional comments?

The story of Mason and Trix is not what I expected when it came to MMA romance stories. Trix has spent years plotting her revenge for her sister’s death with no expectation of finding love. She has spent her time using her body to get information on her sister’s killer. All of her relationships have been based on no strings, no attachments until she meets Mason. Mason is a UFL fighter who has had plenty of disappointments of being second best when it came to women. He is the nice guy that thinks he needs to be an a**hole in order to keep a woman’s interest. His first encounter with Trix is an accidental run in that leaves him wanting more from the woman that didn’t back down to him being a jerk.

The story has plenty of twist and turns and the best part is there is no cliffhanger. The narrators do a great job with dual POVs. If you are expecting a lot of MMA fighting, then this is not the book for you. If you are looking for suspense, romance, and a story that catches you from the first chapter to the last, then this is for you.

Definitely creditworthy 

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  • Promise to Marry

  • Promises, Book 1
  • By: Jessica Wood
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 84

We were best friends since as early as I could remember. We grew up together. We were next door neighbors. We shared each other's deepest secrets. When I was 13, we made a pact: if we were still single by the time we were 30, we'd marry each other. Today was my 30th birthday. I was single. I knew he was single, too. But we were no longer best friends, and a part of me knew that he hated me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wow!

  • By Heather Swan on 03-22-19

Childhood friends to Adult love

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

Reviewed: 11-10-15

Any additional comments?

Jax and Chloe have been friends since she was 7 and he was 8. It starts as a boys have cooties kind of relationship until Jax comes to Chloe rescue after she is being bullied by Amber. They support each other through Jax's family never being around to Chloe dealing with a mother who is in and out of rehab while she stays with her aunt and uncle. They made a pact at 13 that if both were single they would marry so neither would be alone.

At 21, Chloe and Jax are no longer friends after one night destroyed their relationship. Nine years later they see each other at a wedding and the hatred Jax carries for Chloe still remains. The story ends in a major cliffhanger.

Definitely not creditworthy as it is only $5, but the story is so in and out of the past and present I wasn't very pleased with it. There are two more books that are as short as this one and really can't understand why it just wasn't one book. If you like listens that are short, have cliffhangers, and can be very confusing at moments then this book is for you. I am not sure if I will listen to the other books as I prefer longer books that don't make you wait for a HEA.

The narrator was okay. Her male voices sounded more like boys when they were supposed to be men and her female voices were good.

  • Logan's Acadian Wolves

  • Immortals of New Orleans, Book 4
  • By: Kym Grosso
  • Narrated by: Ryan West
  • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 897
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 831
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 829

Deep in the heart of New Orleans, Acadian Wolves' Alpha, Logan Reynaud, rescues a beautiful woman in the dead of night. Intrigued by the mysterious human, the commanding Alpha is determined to elicit all of her secrets, including her deepest fantasies. After tragedy strikes, Logan discovers dangerous adversaries are planning an attack in his city. Driven by responsibility and honor, Logan must protect both his pack and the woman who's captivated his attention.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hot! Steamy! Sexy! Erotic!

  • By Cheri on 02-19-16

Mad Scientist

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

Reviewed: 11-10-15

Any additional comments?

Logan is the new Alpha of the Acadian Wolves after the old Beta killed the other Alpha. With his new Alpha claim, Logan has had to endure challenge after challenge to his position. Logan, also, has visions. In his visions, he sees a woman being chased after by vampires. Waiting for the vision to come to light, Logan goes about with getting his new pack settled until one night the woman of his vision is running past the bar he is currently at being chased by vampires.

Wynter is a scientist who has been captured. She escapes one night and is saved by Logan and his Beta Dimitri. As like most in the series, there are secrets, different plot twist, hot sex scenes, & humor. As Wyn is the scientist, she never imagined that the people she was working for were actually experimenting on her too.

This listen keeps you intrigued from the very first chapter down to the end. Ryan West is an awesome narrator who provides many POVs but mainly it is down in the POV of the two main characters, Wyn and Logan.

Definitely creditworthy, but also worth the money you will pay.

  • Dark Instincts

  • Phoenix Pack
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,495
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,486

It happens whenever wolf shifter Roni Axton is near Marcus Fuller: a crackle of sexual awareness that's intoxicating...and deeply annoying. Marcus is a pack enforcer who oozes power, but Roni is lethal in her own right - nothing like the flirty females who flock around him. Even still, his possessive gaze makes one thing clear. Marcus has singled her out for seduction, and he wants to make her sit up and beg.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best One in The Series!

  • By Cheri on 04-23-15

Witty & Intense

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

Reviewed: 11-08-15

Any additional comments?

If you have read the Phoenix Pack series and enjoyed the humor, plots & intense love scenes, then you won't be disappointed with this listen.

This is the story of Ronnie (female enforcer and sister of the Alpha). She is an introvert and very socially awkward when it comes to socializing with people she is unfamiliar with, but she is quick to make the people who make her uncomfortable feel the same way with her logic.

Marcus is an enforcer for the Phoenix pack and has been circling Ronnie waiting for her to let down her defenses. He was told by a Seer that his mate would be very needy and would be unable to make him happy so he has put barriers up to protect him from finding her.

The plot twist involve different types of shifters with a brutal taste pleasure and the Phoenix and Mercury packs must come together to protect their packs.

The story is told in dual POVs and the narrator does an awesome job portraying all of the characters, male and female. Definitely worth a credit.

  • Feral Sins

  • Phoenix Pack, Book 1
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield
  • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,611
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,071
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,089

Taryn Warner is a wolf shifter with extraordinary healing skills - and serious problems. First, her father is determined that she mate for life with a wolf shifter named Roscoe Weston, whom the feisty Taryn can’t stand. To make matters worse, she’s also been kidnapped by Trey Coleman, a dangerous alpha male from another pack. And as much as she wants to resist Trey, Taryn is incredibly, maddeningly attracted to him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprised they didn't check my ID

  • By P. Stover on 04-08-13

Let's make a Deal :)

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

Reviewed: 11-08-15

Any additional comments?

Here you have the story of Taran and Trey. Taran is the daughter of a brutal Alpha who wishes to mate her off to gain alliances. Trey is the Alpha of the Phoenix pack who wants to make a deal that will help him get what he wants and help Taran to get what she wants.

Taran is a latent (can't shift) wolf who is bullied by other wolves because of this disability. She is also an extraordinary healer. With the deal to gain her freedom from mating a wolf she does not desire, Taran becomes the pretend mate of Trey.

Trey is a broody powerful Alpha who will do anything to protect his pack even if it means pretending to mate a latent wolf.

Taran is a strong-willed wolf who is very humorous and does not take crap off of anyone even Trey. There are battles, twist, laughter, and most definitely mouthwatering sex scenes that keep you intrigued throughout the listen.

The narrator does a great job portraying all of the characters, both female and male. The story is done with dual POVs. It is a creditworthy listen.

  • Tristan's Lyceum Wolves

  • Immortals of New Orleans, Book 3
  • By: Kym Grosso
  • Narrated by: Ryan West
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 987
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 908
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 907

Charismatic and powerful Lyceum Wolves' Alpha, Tristan Livingston, is out for revenge after a devastating attack on his pack. Not only did he survive a building collapse, he orchestrated the rebuild of his chic, state-of-the-art nightclub within a week. Determined to mete out justice, he rescues a beautiful witness who may be the key to helping him find the perpetrators.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FROM BEGINNING TO END IT WAS GRRRRREAT

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 04-05-15

Wolves, Vampires & Kink "OH MY!!!"

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

Reviewed: 11-08-15

Any additional comments?

What can I say???? This listen is indulging, intriguing, and keeps your interest until the last chapter. Tristen is a mouthwatering Alpha who has spent the last century unmated with no intention of finding his mate until he meets an assumed human named Kallie.

There are many plot twists along with a SheWolf becoming jealous and challenging the mating between the two main characters. There are secondary characters that are present within the book that balance out the story.

This listen provides several different POV's but is mainly portrayed through the main character's POVs. The narrator did an awesome job with both male and female voices, which surprised me since most male narrators do a crappy job portraying a female voice.

I would definitely recommend this listen.

  • Breathless in Love

  • The Maverick Billionaires, Book 1
  • By: Bella Andre, Jennifer Skully
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,142

Will Franconi has a dark past that he's kept a closely guarded secret; very few people have ever heard his real story, and he plans to keep it that way. After surviving a hellish childhood, he's now living the dream life, where everything he touches turns to gold. But something's missing. He doesn't quite know what until a simple letter from a teenage boy brings Harper Newman into his life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Repetitive

  • By Brooke on 09-12-15

Not a bad love story ;)

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

Reviewed: 10-26-15

Any additional comments?

Breathless in love portrayed a young woman that has had to grow up to fast for her age due to circumstances in her life that were unavoidable. The heroine is a strong willed woman who does not ask or want anyone’s help until she meets Will. Will is the man that’s childhood was not at all normal and filled with disgrace. He has thought for many years that he was undeserving of love until he met Harper. They bring out the best in each other. She calms him and gives him clarity. He makes her feel like the woman that she is and allows her to be a young woman and not the mother figure she has had to portray since she was 22.

The story is gripping. Most could never imagine having to take on the responsibilities that Harper has been given. The narration was well done and portrayed by dual POV’s. Unlike most love stories where the man doesn’t want to settle and just wants to play the field, this story is reversed. Will realizes what he wants and goes after it and Harper is the one who is hesitant and takes longer to convince.

If you are looking for a sweet romance with a good back story then this listen is for you.

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