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  • Evander

  • Stratham Shifters, Book 4
  • By: Sarah J. Stone
  • Narrated by: Connor Brown
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Callie needed a fresh start. But moving to Stratham and opening a bookstore had more surprises than she expected. As she discovers the magical beast within herself, she must overcome her own demons to survive. Evander was sent on a mission far more dangerous than expected. On the brink of death, he finds his mate and a reason to live. Can the two break the links between their past and survive the future?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too confused

  • By Tanya M. Spiegel on 05-23-18

The Stratham Shifters story continues....

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

Reviewed: 05-21-18

This is a very interesting series. With each subsequent book, it is as though the plot is gaining momentum, like a slowly brewing storm. We are just waiting for all the pieces to line up so the deluge can begin.

This pride of dragons is special. In a paranormal world where dragons are precious about the purity of their bloodlines, these dragons are half breeds. They each have troubled pasts and are highly vulnerable. Add to that they each house their own dragon and that of their mate and the situation gets even more complex. Until they find their fated mate and vessel for the other dragon, they struggle with weakness and ill health.

The overall story line that threads through the series centres on their enemy, the Dragon Council. In each book the council unsuccessfully attempts to disband and eliminate the pride. In the case of Evander, he is a half breed but a stranger to the pride. He is usually kept imprisoned by the council but in this case they have sent him to get rid of the pride. Instead he finds his mate, the potential for his salvation, and family.

The book has a lot going on as the Stratham Shifters saga continues. I do wish there was a little more detail to the story but I can appreciate that this is a quick and easy paranormal audiobook to listen to.

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

  • Celi-bet

  • The Solomon Brothers, Book 2
  • By: Leslie North
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Roberts
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

NBA star Chase Holbrook's reputation with women is as legendary as his court stats. But his best scores have always come when he's focused on his jump shot, not on the ladies. With a teammate putting up close competition for the offensive record, Chase needs to prove that he was worth every penny of his high-dollar trade. To be the top-scoring player, Chase accepts a team bet to steer clear of women. Shouldn't be a problem for ultra-competitive Chase - especially when he learns it's the annoyingly cute team mascot who's tasked with monitoring his every move.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Loved it! Cried a little, laughed alot!

  • By A D. on 11-03-17

Absolutely Loved it! Cried a little, laughed alot!

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

Reviewed: 11-03-17

Leslie North delivers everything in this humourous, heart-felt, tear forming, feel-good, sports-based romance. Be prepared to giggle and cry but mostly relish NBA star Chase Holbrook and mascot Willow Bends wonderful romance. While this is a stand alone story, I am completely inspired to listening to the rest of the series.

Rebecca Roberts delivers the kind of narration that sets the story to life. She picks up the subtle nuances of the various characters. In fact, it is more than a narration, it is a performance worthy of the story.

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

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  • The Beauty and the Badass

  • By: Lucy Felthouse
  • Narrated by: Scarlett Jackson
  • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23

From the moment Alexei Miles sets eyes on the kickboxing instructor at his new gym, he's enthralled. She's strong and sexy, and he senses something in her that speaks to his deepest desires. Bored of meaningless one-night stands, Alexei vows to find out more about the beautiful badass. He hopes his senses are correct - that her desires will match his own, and that his period of unsatisfying sexual encounters is over.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I Received This Work In Exchange for My Unbiased

  • By DK on 11-06-17

Hot BDSM foreplay narrative

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

Reviewed: 11-02-17

Zoe and Alexei encounter each other at the gym. From that moment, even before they officially meet, they circle each other in a loose version of foreplay. And before their first date really begins they test their dom-sub compatibility. Don't assume the short length takes away from the opportunity to maximise on description. Lucy Felthouse's bite-size novella is sexy. It neatly explores the potential of a relationship between two consenting adults that know exactly what they want, need and like.

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

  • Updrift

  • The Mer Chronicles
  • By: Errin Stevens
  • Narrated by: Sean Posvistak
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

Since her father died, Kate Sweeting's home life has been in the pits, her well-being on life support. Her future looks desolate until she and her mother, Cara, make another plan: abandon their shriveled existence for more promising prospects on the coast, where Cara can play small-town librarian-bachelorette and Kate can figure out what's up with that secretive Blake family from the beach.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Updrift

  • By MANI on 11-03-17

An interesting saga-ish paranormal romance

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

Reviewed: 05-04-17

Any additional comments?

A very interesting paranormal romance about mer-people who are, in fact, sirens. And let me just say that the mer-people are extremely attractive, smart and irresistible, though I am still undecided whether I find them to be attracive or a little freaky with the whole mood and mind control thing. I think that mating with humans puts the humans at a clear disadvantage because the sirens seem to be able to blur the edges of the human's awareness and alter that person's interpretation of reality.

That said, this is the story of two highly intelligent individuals who have an instant connection, even at the age of five. A lot of the book is dedicated to detailing their childhood up to the age of 20 - 21 when they can finally get together. The siren community has a particular mating ritual steeped in secrecy that prevents Kate, a human, and Gabe, a siren, from exploring their attraction. This part of the book is a little slow moving, detailed and mysterious.

Then... bang.... they get together as adults and accelerate into a fully committed relationship, complete with a baby on the way, in no time at all. The book suddenly picks up speed. While most of the issues from the first part are resolved, the plot thickens as Kate attracts more than just her mate's attention. Remember the whole altered reality thing I mentioned earlier. Well that ability is central to the mystery. Overall, very interesting though I did think an extraordinary amount of time was spent on the protagonists' childhood. I wish more time was spent on their budding romance. This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

  • Dragon Dreams

  • The Chronicles of Shadow and Light, Book 1
  • By: Dusty Lynn Holloway
  • Narrated by: Rob Goll
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

A prophecy of murder. An elf hunted by dragons. One man who risks everything to save her. Nachal is a human that should not be having prophetic Dragon Dreams. But he does. Every night he dreams of an elf running through flames, trying in vain to outrun the Rebel Dragon Obsidian. Every night he sees her fall. Sees her eyes close. Feels her heart as it slows, and then stops. Every night, through the connection of the dream, he dies with her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Action Packed Adventure

  • By T. Stewart on 07-21-15

A fantastical tale of war and love

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

Reviewed: 05-02-17

Dusty Lynn Holloway has written a very interesting book. It starts at the end with a dream that is a vision of a rather bleak future. To be honest, I felt a little lost initially, not quite understanding what was happening and who it was happening to.

Then the story meanders through an intricate tapestry of complex patterns with a lyrical flavour. This is a world filled with dwarves, elves, humans, a wolf and dragons in a war between light and darkness. It is filled with love, sacrifice, decisions with deepseated ramifications and much more. As the threads become clearer, the plot picks up momentum, builds and thickens.

It is hard not to be fascinate as a wonderful and terrible world is brought to life. The relationship between the characters are intrinsically tied together in past and present with coincidences that certainly don't feel coincidental. The plot has tremendous potential and I look forward to the next book.

Rob Goll has narrated the story in a way that matches the temperament of the book. He has brought the characters and circumstances to life making the journey enjoyable.

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

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  • Fredo's Dream

  • SEAL Brotherhood
  • By: Sharon Hamilton
  • Narrated by: J.D. Hart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Navy SEAL Alphonso Manuel Esquidido "Fredo" Chavez has the heart of a lion and would do anything to protect and honor his beautiful bride, Mia. He'd fought for her love tirelessly, even after his Team buddies suggested he give up. But it was more than pride that wounded him when he discovered he could not father children. He is raising another man's son as his own, but can never give her what she wants more than anything else in the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Good One

  • By Amazon CustomerBeliever on 03-11-17

Enjoyable, sexy and sweet!

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

Reviewed: 03-11-17

I've always liked Fredo. He has always had a side role in the series, not as cool, handsome, tall, dynamic as the other SEALs. It always felt like he had to work just a little harder than the others for what they could almost take for granted.Though he was always depicted as an integral and deadly part of the team.

Well, this is his well deserved book. He is perhaps the most sensitive of the lot and just as virile as his team mates. His story has Sharon Hamilton signature steamy and suspenseful style that features integrally to the plot. We continue to visit with characters from the other books in the series, which is always nice.

Overall, enjoyable, sweet and sexy!

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

  • Accidental SEAL

  • SEAL Brotherhood, Book 1
  • By: Sharon Hamilton
  • Narrated by: J. D. Hart
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 590
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 532
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 534

Christy Nelson embarks on her new career in Real Estate by holding her first open house, at the wrong house, by accident, where she finds the nude sleeping body of a man. Navy SEAL Kyle Lansdowne, on a mission to find his missing Team buddy, is staying at his buddy's home while investigating the disappearance. When someone breaks in, he takes protective measures. He doesn't expect to find that a beautiful young woman is responsible for his teammate's abduction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding wonderful military read

  • By Cyn on 11-22-14

Sexy, action-packed... Overall satisfying!

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

Reviewed: 03-09-17

Sharon Hamilton has provided a sexy, action-packed romance, complete with suspense, slightly crazy characters and sex. She manages to find a balance between the action, the plot line and sex so that nothing overwhelms the story. It is fun and meets the need for escapism.

Kyle and Kristy's story is the start to a potentially very interesting series. Despite the heavier suspenseful aspects of the story, there is an element of lightness, fun and humour throughout the plot - how Kyle and Kristy met, the banter between the SEALs, etc. I am looking forward to the other members of the SEAL team finding their HEA.

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

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  • Alex

  • Band of Bachelors, Book 2
  • By: Sharon Hamilton
  • Narrated by: J.D. Hart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

Adrenaline junkie and Navy SEAL Alex Kowicki is one of four bachelor SEALs trying to navigate his successful military career while achieving his goals as a first-class connoisseur of beautiful women. He isn't ready to jump back into anything but his free falls, HALO drops or his missions overseas. He trusts his buddies to fix him up with another blind date that won't be as dangerous as his last ones.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story

  • By Amazon CustomerBeliever on 03-15-17

Hot and Heavy Seal Action

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

Reviewed: 03-07-17

This book has all the elements of Sharon Hamilton's usual action packed Seal romances.It starts with what seems like a hot and heavy, even a little raunchy, one night stand that doesn't seem like it will go anywhere. The end does not disappoint with its sweetness as Alex and Sydney work through their issues, and a few bad guys, to come together. Enjoyable escapism!!

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

  • The Seal

  • The Guardians, Volume 2
  • By: Elise Marion
  • Narrated by: Henry McNulty
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Addison Monroe took a chance on becoming a Guardian to fight alongside the forces of Heaven in the war against Hell. A girl with a dark past, she had nothing to lose...until she fell in love with Jack Bennett. Now that she's lost him too, there's nothing left for her but a mission - a cause she's truly come to believe in. With one of Hell's most notorious demons - Lilith, mother of legions - after her, she can't afford to let her personal life become a distraction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Henry McNulty leaves me breathless.

  • By Lynn 2 Girls and a Book on 02-09-17

Angels VS Demons.... the story continues.

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

Reviewed: 03-02-17

The story continues...

By that I mean if you haven't heard or read the first book in the series, please stop and do that first. These books need to be read in order. There are plenty of references to incidents, characters and so on from the earlier book.

Now, this book is very interesting. It is less romance and more paranormal. The development towards a full scale war between heaven and hell continues with plenty of skirmishes. Addison and Micah are trying to cope with Jack's death while Addison, being pivotal to heaven's success in battling demons, is coming into her own power and understanding her light. She is learning to temper her darkness and harness it for good. It seems inevitable that she and Micah should turn to each other for solace. And then the game changer...

This series has a lot of potential. The plot is complex with plenty of intertwining events and characters. Just when you have the threads untangle (to some extent) Elise Marion introduces a bend and twist and the story takes on another layer. I am looking forward to finding out how the whole thing plays out.

Henry McNulty is a natural storyteller. He brings the characters to life, modifying his voice as required. He takes you into the book and makes you feel like you are there. Just without being covered in demon blood and guts (Thank goodness!).

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

  • The Guardians: The Guardians, Book 1

  • By: Elise Marion
  • Narrated by: Henry McNulty
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

In the war between heaven and hell, a special race of humans with supernatural abilities balances darkness and light. They are known as The Guardians. Jack Bennett comes from a long line of Guardians, but a failing mission and personal losses have left him jaded, bitter, and without room for love in his life. Addison Monroe discovers she is born of a human mother and demon father. Jack finds that a woman whose very nature should repulse him might be his saving grace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This sucked me right in!

  • By Annie The Audible Addict!!! on 06-04-15

A new series: Demons vs Angels

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

Reviewed: 02-14-17

This is a really strong start to a potentially very interesting series. In simple terms it is based on the traditional theme of good vs evil , heaven vs hell, demons vs angels with the added momentum to be epic.

Elise Marion has constructed an intense plot supported by strong characters, complex histories and plenty of action. Like any good book with a cliffhanger, in this introduction Elise has created more twists and turns with each added character and situation. She very subtly encourages the reader to become invested in the story. I am definitely curious to know what happens next.

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

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