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  • Captured (Warriors of Hir, Book 1)

  • By: Willow Danes
  • Narrated by: Kathryn LaPlante, Adam McLaughlin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 214
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 212

Jenna McNally is tending to the heartrending task of clearing out her grandfather's cabin when she's knocked off her feet by the impact of a nearby plane crash. She races into the snowy North Carolina woods to help and discovers that this is no plane that's crashed. Ra'kur's people have been brought to the brink of extinction by war. After years spent searching for a compatible mate to bond with, an enemy attack lands him on a backward, primitive planet and right to the very female he has been seeking.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny

  • By Troublemer on 05-28-16

Narrator makes the hero sound like a cartoon anima

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

Reviewed: 01-25-16

I'm going to buy this book for my e-reader because I love the storyline. Unfortunately, the narrator made it impossible to take the character seriously. I don't know what he was trying for, but it definitely wasn't "hot hero". Silly cartoon animal? Possibly.

2 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Lady Concealed

  • A Tenacious Trents Novel
  • By: Jane Charles
  • Narrated by: Melanie Fraser
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

All Genviève Mirabelle wanted was her mother's belongings and a place for herself, out from under the watchful eyes of her step-brothers. The Trent Brothers, specifically. Since coming into her life they have had very definite plans for her future, despite her objections. There is only one thing keeping her from seeking her freedom: her mother's missing shipment. Once found, she can live as she wishes, without a gentleman telling her what to do.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of fun

  • By PATRICIA on 07-22-15

Can't understand the "French" accident. What a waste

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

Reviewed: 07-30-15

The narrator ruined it before I had listened to the entire first chapter. I couldn't understand a word she said with her "French" accent. I think I will try the book because I was really looking forward to this story.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dead but Not Forgotten

  • Stories from the World of Sookie Stackhouse
  • By: Charlaine Harris (editor), Toni L. P. Kelner (editor), Rachel Caine, and others
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 817
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 755
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 751

Charlaine Harris' smash-hit Sookie Stackhouse series may have reached its conclusion, but the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, lives on in this all-new collection of 15 stories. Written by a killer lineup of authors, including New York Times best-sellers Rachel Caine, MaryJanice Davidson, Jonathan Maberry and Seanan McGuire, and with introductions read by Charlaine herself, Dead but Not Forgotten puts your favorite characters center stage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bitter Sweet

  • By Catherine on 05-16-14

Horrible!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-15

Sookie fans-don't waste a credit, Really wasn't worth it for me. Couldn't get through one single short story. I tried to listen to each one, but none held my attention.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs

  • Half-Moon Hollow, Book 1
  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,776
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,286
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,298

Maybe it was the Shenanigans gift certificate that put her over the edge. When children's librarian and self-professed nice girl Jane Jameson is fired by her beastly boss and handed $25 in potato skins instead of a severance check, she goes on a bender that's sure to become Half Moon Hollow legend. On her way home, she's mistaken for a deer, shot, and left for dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh-out Loud Funny

  • By Sandra Ross on 03-25-10

Best pairing in audio!

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

Reviewed: 06-22-15

Pairing Amanda Ronconi with Molly Harper is genius. Love this writer and this narrator! If you haven't listened to or read the wolves in Alaska series you're missing out.

  • Day Shift

  • A Novel of Midnight, Texas
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,604
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,369
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,366

A number-one New York Times best-selling author, Charlaine Harris penned the addictive Sookie Stackhouse series. In Day Shift psychic Manfred Bernardo is hounded by the press after a client drops dead during a reading. Turning to the local vampire's lover for help, Manfred hopes she can put the squeeze on the scandal before someone else is put on ice.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Midnight, Texas Continues to Fascinate

  • By Lulu on 08-21-15

Another awesome series!

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

Reviewed: 06-15-15

Book I started out a little slow but I was completely sucked in halfway through. The second book is even better. I loved all the characters and wish I could visit Midnight, Texas.
SPOILER ALERT----Quinn makes an appearance in book II. I'm sure I'm not the only one hoping that he would eventually get his happily ever after. Maybe he will in book III. Thank you, Ms. Harris for sharing your imagination 😊

  • Begin Again

  • Starting Over
  • By: Evan Grace
  • Narrated by: Nikki Diamond
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

Two years ago Journey Cummings spent two of the best weeks of her life with the man of her dreams, until he left her without even a goodbye.... Journey has spent the last two years trying to find the man who left her high and dry after two blissful weeks together, but he seemed to have dropped off the face of the Earth. With no hope in finding the father of her son she tried to just move on, until a chance encounter changed everything.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heartwarming Reunion...Eventually

  • By Picky Reader 101 on 05-19-15

Narrator ruined it

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

Reviewed: 06-08-15

I really liked the story, but the narrator ruined it for me. She reads like that one student who always got nervous when having to read her book report in front of the whole class. Not a pleasant listen. Buy and read the book.

  • Infamous

  • Chronicles of Nick
  • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,180

Go to school. Get good grades. Stay out of trouble. That’s the mandate for most kids. But Nick Gautier isn’t the average teenager. He’s a boy with a destiny not even he fully understands. And his first mandate is to stay alive while everyone, even his own father, tries to kill him. He’s learned to annihilate zombies and raise the dead, divination and clairvoyance, so why is learning to drive and keep a girlfriend so dang hard?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • YA Novel interesting enough for all Adults

  • By Cool Auntie J on 04-16-12

Slit my wrists depressing

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

Reviewed: 05-31-15

I thought Acheron's story was wrist slitting depressing, but I was wrong! Seriously, we get it. Nick is poor. Nick gets the short end of every single stick. Give us more storyline and less "poor me". I can't finish this because so far I haven't read anything positive and it is the most depressing book ever. Clean socks and bubblegum for Christmas but his mom collects Chinese figurines? Seriously?

  • Forbidden Days

  • The Firsts, Book 1
  • By: C. L. Quinn
  • Narrated by: Pyper Down
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 267
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 267

Life has been harsh, but after a horrible childhood, Park was finally content with her life. Her beautiful home sat on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Los Angeles, she had her dream job, and good friends she trusted. Then she's abducted, car-jacked by a stunningly sexy man who she realizes is dangerously crazy... he thinks he's a vampire. Park plays along until she can escape, until she discovers that there are things out there people like her never knew existed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I want to be a First!

  • By Candateshia Pafford on 03-05-15

Siri has more personality!

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

Reviewed: 03-06-15

The narrator ruined this for me. Her voice was so emotionless. She sounded automated. I wish I would have bought the book.

8 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • How to Seduce a Vampire (Without Really Trying)

  • Love at Stake, Book 15
  • By: Kerrelyn Sparks
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250

Vampire Zoltan Czakvar is on the hunt for the truth about his father’s death. He’s been searching for a very long time - since 1241, in fact. And he is not about to give up, even when he’s attacked by a woman with striking blue eyes and a hell of a right hook! Neona is also on the hunt. She’s looking for a mate and she thinks muscled Zoltan will work just fine. After all, men are good for only one thing. Soon, though, she realizes there’s more to this handsome vampire than just sexual prowess.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED IT!!

  • By Kindle Customer on 07-02-18

This series has lost it's Spark

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

Reviewed: 07-25-14

It's almost as if Kerrlyn is phoning the book in. I've purchased every book in this series, but the plot is getting old and tired and it's lost my interest.

  • Her Only Desire

  • Sultry Summer Nights
  • By: Delilah Devlin
  • Narrated by: J. F. Harding
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 55

The moment Tilly Floret sees the sleek Bentley driving down Main Street, she knows trouble has arrived in her sleepy little town. A mysterious job posting keeps appearing at the diner where she works, and she can't resist applying. No matter that the entire town of Bayou Vert is whispering about the wealthy, powerful man behind it all and his scandalous return home. The moment his ice-blue eyes meet hers, he ignites an all-consuming desire she never imagined possible, one she can't deny.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • WOW! Unexpected find!!

  • By Candateshia Pafford on 05-09-14

Couldn't finish it

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

Reviewed: 07-25-14

It never grabbed my interest. I would attempt to listen but it bored me. I didn't finish it. I can't blame the narrator for this one.