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  • Then Comes Seduction

  • Huxtable Series, Book 2
  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 609
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 387

At four in the morning, the night of his 25th birthday, Baron Montford finds himself quite sauced with a large group of gentlemen in his library. Spurred on by revelry, pride, and drink, Montford takes on a wager he'll soon regret: to successfully seduce the virtuous Katherine Huxtable within the coming fortnight.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dear Anne Flosnik...

  • By Erin on 09-21-14

Dear Anne Flosnik...

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

Reviewed: 09-21-14

Just thought you should know, that the word, "gown" does not have 2 syllables and the word "help" sounds ridiculous when drawn out a full 3 second.

I know, I know, you are very popular and work all the time and do 1 billion books a year. I just have to say that I do skip books that you have narrated because they just sound so contrived and silly and pretentious.

Sorry, my dear. I just had to say it.

PS We all know this is really for the publishers!

9 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Secrets of a Runaway Bride

  • Secret Brides, Book 2
  • By: Valerie Bowman
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

Annie Andrews has her heart set on marrying a certain man. Now that her guardian and sister, Lily, is off on her wedding trip on the continent, Annie is about to make one last attempt to marry Arthur before her sister can stop her. But Annie doesn't count on the best friend of her new brother-in-law, Jordan Holloway, Earl of Ashbourne, fouling up her plans. Jordan has vowed to keep an eye on the mischievous Miss Andrews. He has two weeks to keep her out of trouble and to keep her from running away again.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Should have skipped this one

  • By S on 04-09-13

Bit of an afterthought from Book 1 in series.

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

Reviewed: 07-05-13

Maybe a better editor would have helped? Quite a few lines were repeated and I kept thinking, "Wasn't that already said in the last chapter"? Kinda weird. Male voices were creepy!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Royal Mistress

  • By: Anne Easter Smith
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124

Jane Lambert, the quick-witted and alluring daughter of a silk merchant, is twenty-two and still unmarried. When Jane’s father finally finds her a match, she’s married off to the dull, older silk merchant William Shore. Marriage doesn’t stop Jane from flirtation, however, and when the king’s chamberlain, Will Hastings, comes to her husband’s shop, Will knows King Edward will find her irresistible.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing story but mediocre narration

  • By Anonymous User on 01-06-19

All history, no romance!

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

Reviewed: 07-05-13

I was really looking forward to a bit of a change from Regency, but this novel, though well read, had so much trivia about who married who, why and when and which uncles great nephews cousin....blah, blah, blah. Yawn!

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Thirty Days Late

  • By: Dawn Rachel Carrington
  • Narrated by: Maxine Lennon
  • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

Grace Austen is struggling to support her ten-year-old brother and keep up the payments on the family farm during the Depression. When she unwittingly saves the life of the man sent to repossess the farm, she's determined to convince him to change his mind - and he's just as determined to let her. Nathaniel Sampson knows he should turn and run the second he realizes where the car accident has left him, but soon he finds himself drawn to Grace and her precocious brother.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Wrong narrator for a sweet story!

  • By Erin on 12-29-12

Wrong narrator for a sweet story!

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

Reviewed: 12-29-12

A second listen didn't help. I had to cringe when it talked of "a lazy southern drawl" and it was done with a fairly thick IRISH accent! Why do they did this to such lovely story? It's a shame, but I don't think I can recommend this one.

  • Notorious

  • By: Nicola Cornick
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 123

Dangerously seductive and sinfully beautiful, Susanna Burney is society’s most sought after matchbreaker. Paid by wealthy parents to part unsuitable couples, she’s never yet failed to accomplish her mission of diverting a groom-to-be - until her final assignment brings her face-to-face with the man who’d once taught her an intimate lesson in heartache.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen for Historical Romance Fans!

  • By J-9 on 01-16-12

Unique story. Perfect narration.

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

Reviewed: 12-01-12

This Regency story actually has more than 1 story line and/or 2 significant characters. I'll locate more of this author AND narrator, who was amazing!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Devilish Duke

  • By: Alice Gaines
  • Narrated by: Faye Adele
  • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 72

Miss Rosalind Weaver is on a mission. She must convince the Duke of Fallon to marry her, or her father will give her away to the next highest bidder, a man she cannot stand. She thinks all the Duke desires is reassurance that she can give him an heir. But she soon learns he wants a more thorough test of how she will fare as his wife - in the bedroom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book, edge!

  • By Winona Crampton on 04-06-18

VERY naughty!

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

Reviewed: 11-01-12

Looking for more in the series..."Spicy Shorts". A pleasant surprise. Short and to the point!

  • Eliza's Awakening

  • By: Zaide Bishop
  • Narrated by: Helen Stern
  • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 53

It is the eve of the Longest Night. Eliza Baker and the rest of Lord Jayden's servants excitedly prepare for the lavish festival as their masters enjoy a head start on the debauchery that awaits. Eliza's madly in love with Kell, a sweet, deliciously sexy guard. Kell returns her feelings, but is striving to make himself a worthy man before he asks Eliza's father for permission to court her. To keep the Demon of Winter at bay, an offering must be made during the festival.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Rape is not sexy.

  • By Erin on 08-22-12

Rape is not sexy.

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

Reviewed: 08-22-12

A public rape where the sweetheart and two others participates and the heroin enjoys it??
Super sad statement on what our idea of "entertainment" has become.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Duke's Blackmailed Bride

  • By: Leigh D' Ansey
  • Narrated by: Allison Cope
  • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 26

Vanessa Fitzwilliam is in dire straits. Her father's death a year ago left her with a crumbling manor and a handful of old retainers relying on her for support. When the Duke of Northbridge sweeps into her life with a surprise proposal, Vanessa is tempted - but the arrogant duke believes her to be something she's not. Hardened by the ravages of war, Northbridge seeks a wife who will provide him with an heir but make no demands on his emotions. The scandalously experienced Vanessa, neither clinging nor innocent, seems the perfect choice. But Northbridge isn't prepared for her reluctance to accept him....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • poor story worse narration

  • By mary on 05-28-13

Lovely voice, but not right for this genre.

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

Reviewed: 08-18-12

Narrator had a rich, beautiful voice, but it only seemed to fit with the servants or other working class characters. Not sophisticated enough for members of the aristocracy.

Also, recording quality was TERRIBLE!!! Sounded like she was in an echoing room but worse. Made a sound engineer I know listen to it and he said the narrator was, "off mic". I'm very surprised it was published that way.

  • Arizona Embrace

  • By: Leigh Greenwood
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

Bounty hunter Trinity Smith had one goal in life: to track down criminals and bring them to justice. And he was going after one of the most infamous of them all: Victoria Davidge, a cold-blooded seductress accused of murdering her husband. Trinity took up as a hired hand at her Arizona ranch, never expecting to find himself attracted to the fiery-haired fugitive, but the passionate beauty ignited his senses and tempted the hard-bitten loner to forget his lawful duty.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I usually love Greenwood

  • By Sandra on 01-23-12

Painful narration!

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

Reviewed: 06-20-12

I set it down and picked it back up 3 different time, but just couldn't finish it!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Second Sight

  • Arcane Society, Book 1
  • By: Amanda Quick
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 701
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 504
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 515

In financial straits and on a sure path to spinsterhood, Venetia Milton thought her stay at the remote, ramshackle Arcane House, far from society's prying eyes, would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to engineer her own ravishment. She was there to photograph the relics and artifacts collected by a highly secretive organization, founded two centuries earlier by an eccentric alchemist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great storyline, too!!

  • By Susan on 03-25-10

Yawn.... A novel, not a romance.

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

Reviewed: 12-10-11

Boring. Couldn't finish it, in spite of the great narration. Should be listed as a novel, not a romance.

What's up Amanda??

1 of 1 people found this review helpful