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  • One Wild Night

  • By: A.L. Jackson, Rebecca Shea
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Maxine Mitchell
  • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 774
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 721
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 719

Kaylee Rose Burton, kindergarten teacher, has never been a believer in fantasies. Living in L.A. her entire life, she knows the glitz and glam of Hollywood is just an illusion. That is until she stumbles head first into the arms of Hollywood's most eligible bachelor. It was just another day for Paxton Myles on the red carpet until the blue-eyed beauty literally stumbles at his feet. A single glimpse in her innocent eyes and he knows he has to have her. After one night of unbridled passion, Kaylee slips away to live her quiet life, but the paparazzi has other ideas.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wild!

  • By 🌿🌸Susynne🌸🌿 on 09-01-18

Cliche but fun

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

Reviewed: 01-09-19

The storyline was pretty cliche but I still enjoyed listening and the narration was great

  • Buzz

  • The Riley Brothers, Book 1
  • By: E. Davies
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 190

At 23, an undiagnosed heart condition sends pro hockey player Cameron Riley back to his hometown newly single and looking for work. Cam can't hide his past - especially when his heart racing is a big risk, and boy, does his new boss's nephew make his heart race. Noah's exactly the kind of guy Cam needs after his hellish ex. Buzz is a steamy, standalone gay romance novel with a happily ever after ending and no cliffhanger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I adore Michael Pauley!!

  • By Lynn Janet on 12-31-17

Look forward to more, but there were a few things.

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

Reviewed: 01-04-19

I enjoyed "Buzz" and plan to continue the series. I adored Noah and loved his creativity as an artist. I found it was easy to connect with him. Cameron was a little more of a challenge for me. I didn't understand why he kept secrets from Noah, especially when he had the chance over and over to tell him the truth. I loved the bees!! I smiled so much in those scenes! I also loved Cameron's family and am interested to know more about his brothers, BUT I will say, it was confusing to be thrown into the brother's minds sometimes. Since it was written in third person, it was hard to keep track of who's mind I was in, and I ended up backtracking at least 3 different times to figure it out. But other than that, I enjoyed this story and look forward to more.

  • Better Not Pout

  • By: Annabeth Albert
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

 

Teddy MacNally loves Christmas and everything that goes along with it. When he plays an elf for his charity’s events, he never expects to be paired with a Scrooge masquerading as Santa Claus. His new mission: make the holiday-hating soldier believe he was born to say ho ho ho.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Boo

  • By vicki keisel on 12-02-18

Everything I want in a Cmas book!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

Annabeth, as always, delivered everything I love in a book! Great plot, great characters, steamy scenes. I was laughing, clenching my hands, and completely utterly swooning. Another great narration by Sean Crisden too. Overall, great Cmas book!

  • A Kind of Truth

  • By: Lane Hayes
  • Narrated by: Seth Clayton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159

Rand O'Malley dreams of superstardom. He hopes to one day sing the blues like a god. Moving to New York City and hiring a new manager are steps to make his dreams a reality. But nothing moves as fast as Rand would like, and everyone has opinions, for example that he should keep certain pieces of himself quiet if he plans on making it in the Big Apple. Like his bisexuality.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • There's lots to relish in this story...

  • By Lily G Blunt on 08-23-16

Hey, I found a new narrator to stalk! :D

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

This was my first book from author Lane Hayes and narrator Seth Clayton. Let me just say, I immediately went looking to see what else Seth narrates because he is fantastic, at least for this story. He was PERFECT for Rand. Just enough aloofness and stubbornness to his voice that made me really feel his character. The voices he gave each the characters were spot on too, including the female characters. Sometimes male narrators struggle with female voices and make them extra annoying, but I found his believable. I could picture each character clearly in my mind. The thing that I really liked was the way he acted too. The little things really added to the story, like turning away from the mic when a character was walking away, or making muffled sounds while talking with his mouth full, and... the biggest one... HE SANG! Rand is a rockstar so when the narrator actually sang his lines, I was thrilled! Everything about Seth's performance just allowed the scene to come to life in my mind in a way I can't even describe. It was great! I look forward to more in other books.

The story was well done and has encouraged me to try more from Lane. The characters were well developed and the plot on track. I HATED Leah. She prompted me to send a few vague pissed off messages to my friend who knew I was listening to the book. The supporting cast - band members, bagel shop owner, etc - were all well developed. At first, I was thinking this is going to be a super light and fluffy book, because the connection between the two characters was off the charts right from the beginning. But, she took us deeper and let us see inside both Rand and Will, even though it was only written from one POV. I felt their emotions, and enjoyed seeing their relationship developed little by little. I loved how playful they were with each other, but how they also understood each other and listened when it mattered. The scene with the magical M&M's were just one example of that. ;)

Overall, I really enjoyed this and am glad I finally dipped my toes into Lane's world. I think I'll venture a little further for a swim.

  • The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know

  • By: Brent Hartinger
  • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 112

Russel Middlebrook is 23 years old, gay, and living in trendy Seattle, but life isn't keeping up with the hype. Most of his friends have a direction in life - either ruthlessly pursuing their careers or passionately embracing their own aimlessness. But Russel is stuck in place. All he knows is that crappy jobs, horrible dates, and pointless hook-ups just aren't cutting it anymore. What's the secret? What does everyone else know that he doesn't?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Impressive

  • By Ben on 08-14-15

not a fan of cheating

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

LOVED this unique fun story until the cheating. then, DNF. why go there?!?! ugh. sad.

  • The Perfect Match

  • By: Matt Burlingame
  • Narrated by: John Steinkamp
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

Leaving his life in New York City behind, 33-year-old Ira Hughes has moved back into his childhood home to help care for his ailing father. His overbearing mother quickly guilts him into looking after her interests in the family curio shop. That means dealing with her business partner, Colton McCabe, the bully who made Ira's teen years a living hell. Ira is now forced to confront painful memories from his past. As he watches his father fight for his life, and his relationship with his mother becomes even more strained, he begins to find unexpected comfort in his time with Colton.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Becoming addicted to this author and narrator

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-10-18

The perfect match for my busy day!

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

Reviewed: 10-27-18

This was a first for me by both author and narrator, and I quite enjoyed them both. It was "the perfect match" for my busy day, with just enough twists and turns to keep me interested. I felt the two MC's connection right away, despite their past, and I enjoyed seeing them overcome the painful memories to find something beautiful. I also liked seeing Ira reconnect with his family. A great short story.

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  • One Careful Owner

  • Love Me, Love My Dog
  • By: Jane Harvey-Berrick
  • Narrated by: Seth Clayton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Alex is lost and alone, with only his dog Stan for company. He doesn't expect kindness from anyone anymore, but sometimes hope can be found in the most unlikely places. He has a second chance at happiness, but there's a dark side to Alex and a reason that more than one person has called him crazy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!! Amazing and moving.

  • By Kim on 10-15-18

Wow!! Amazing and moving.

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

Wow this book was incredible!! The story and message and narration were all phenomenal. I can’t believe I hadn’t heard of this book before. Fantastic!

  • Fake Out

  • Fake Boyfriend Series, Book 1
  • By: Eden Finley
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese, Iggy Toma
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 374
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357

Maddox - The reason I rarely go home is three simple words: I'm a liar. When the pressure to marry my childhood sweetheart became too much, I told her I was gay and then fled to New York like my ass was on fire. Now, five years later and after a drunken encounter, I find myself invited to her wedding. And I have to bring my boyfriend-the boyfriend who doesn't exist because I'm straight. At least, I think I am. Meeting the guy I'm bribing to be my boyfriend for the weekend makes me question everything about myself.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So Funny!!

  • By Mandi on 09-07-18

good story, but 2nd narrator was hard to follow

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

I enjoyed the story and overall the performance. My two biggest complaints are the female voices... wow. they were annoying. And I found Alexander Cendense a little hard to follow between voices at times. There wasn't enough difference between the two MCs to know which was speaking. Otherwise, I enjoyed this a lot. Well written. Well paced.

  • The Palisade

  • Lavender Shores
  • By: Rosalind Abel
  • Narrated by: Kirt Graves
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

Confident businessman Joel Rhodes sees the small California town of Lavender Shores as nothing more than a business opportunity and a final stepping stone to the position he's been working toward his entire life. It was supposed to be just one night in town to close the deal, and sleeping with one of the local men, no matter how gorgeous, meant nothing more than a few hours of fun. Andrew Kelly is perfectly content with the life he has in his hometown. So much so that the only thing missing is someone to share it with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful Romance

  • By Theatre Misfit on 09-16-17

Insta-love.. not for me!

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

Reviewed: 05-12-18

I loved the playfulness and connection between Andrew and Joel. but, when the hard stuff happened and Joel was ready to flip his life upside down for Andrew after only what, five days? It kind of lost me. it didnt feel real after that. the grief and heartache felt way too deep for not knowing someone, and it made the story feel forced. I did like the ending, but wished it had been after at least a few months of conversations and getting to know each other, not a few months of pining and then suddenly reappearing. they didnt even talk during the separation. the narration was okay, but I did struggle following the characters since their voices were so similar.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Focus on Me

  • In Focus Series #2
  • By: Megan Erickson
  • Narrated by: Marc Bachmann
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73

Colin Hartman can now add college to his list of failures. On the coast-to-coast trek home from California, Colin stops at a gas station in the Nevada desert and can't help noticing the guy in tight jeans looking like he just stepped off a catwalk. When he realizes that Catwalk is stranded, Colin offers a ride. Riley intended only to take a short ride in Colin's Jeep to the Grand Canyon. But one detour leads to another until they finally find themselves tumbling into bed together.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator was a 'NO-GO' for me

  • By HaloLove on 07-02-16

Wow an emotional ride

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

Reviewed: 02-11-18

I did not know the topics included in this story when I started to listen so I was taken off a bit when it went down a path that came a little to close to home for me. I shed many tears.... I know exactly how Colin felt, helpless and scared, and I also know how devastating and exhausting the battle of depression is. Megan Erickson did a great job expressing both sides of this. as hard as it was to listen to, it was a beautiful story.