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  • Shadow Reaper

  • By: Christine Feehan
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 726
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 648

Billionaire playboy Ricco Ferraro knows no other life. Being a shadow rider is in his blood - but so is a haunting desperation stemming from the secrets of his dark past. His recklessness puts not only his life at risk but the future of his entire family. To save them all, he must find a woman who can meet his every desire with a heat all her own. Just when Ricco has given up hope, he meets her - a mysterious woman whose shadow connects with his.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • So disappointing

  • By K. Patterson on 08-09-17

incredibly boring

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

Reviewed: 07-12-17

Any additional comments?

Wow, couldn't get past the first hour or two. Horribly written. This was so boring! There is no chemistry between the characters. The endless conversations and descriptions are mind-numbing. The whole Japanese rope art thing was gross and ridiculous. I'm embarrassed that Jim Frangione had to read this out loud.

  • Hard Justice

  • Body Armor
  • By: Lori Foster
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58

Justice Wallington knows how to harness his strength and intimidating size - skills he put to good use first in the MMA cage and now as a bodyguard at the Body Armor agency. But no opponent has ever left him feeling as off balance as his new client, heiress Fallon Wade. Far from a spoiled princess, she's sweet and intriguingly innocent. It's a risk-free assignment - until he's required to fake a relationship with her in order to blend in.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Women's voices ruined it for me

  • By Mark on 04-08-17

Okay story, bad narration

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

Reviewed: 05-10-17

Any additional comments?

The narrator has no idea how to do female voices. The heroine sounds like a whiny preteen with a weird breathy voice. Awful. To be fair, he also dropped the ball a bit on the hero, too. He sounds a bit like a Jersey shore meathead. He makes the book sound like the title should be "When Lunkhead Met Twit." Will be avoiding this narrator in the future.

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  • When an Alpha Purrs

  • A Lion's Pride, Book 1
  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: William G. Humphrey
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 430
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 390
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 393

A lion's pride isn't only defined by those he commands but also resides with his hair, so when a human dares to butcher Arik's mane, he gets his revenge - and claims her as his mate. A billionaire CEO and leader of the largest East Coast pride, Arik is a ladies' man and a lion. Used to commanding others and obedience, he can't believe it when a hairdresser with tempting curves chops off a hunk of his precious mane.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a surprising new series

  • By Daisy on 04-22-16

Fun story...horrible narrator

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

Reviewed: 04-21-16

Would you listen to When an Alpha Purrs again? Why?

I love Eve Langlais. Her stories are always romantic & funny.

What didn’t you like about William G. Humphrey’s performance?

Everything. Stilted, awkward performance. The voices for the secondary characters were laughable. The big, bad omega sounded like a 70 year old man.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laughter, definitely.

Any additional comments?

Thank God this guy isn't narrating the rest of the series.

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  • Runaway Vampire

  • An Argeneau Novel
  • By: Lynsay Sands
  • Narrated by: Bebe Kaye
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579

Dante Notte has heard it said that love hurts. He just wasn't expecting it to run him over in an RV. Still, a punctured lung and broken ribs are nothing compared to the full-body shock he feels whenever he's near the vehicle's driver, Mary Winslow. He needs to keep her safe from their pursuers while he rescues his brother. Most challenging of all, he needs to claim this smart, stubborn woman as his life mate.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Cliffhanger...

  • By ebookfan on 02-27-16

boring & gross

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

Reviewed: 03-06-16

Would you try another book from Lynsay Sands and/or Bebe Kaye?

Ms . Sands...maybe, she has written much better books than this

What was most disappointing about Lynsay Sands’s story?

Well, I normally love the Argeneau books, but this was a chore to get through. The female lead has no backbone. She's also old, so the initial love scenes are cringe-worthy. Endless talking in this book, I just wanted it to end. I didn't particularly care if these two got together.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Monotone. No Italian accent. Multiple supporting characters remark about Dante's accent, yet no trace of it from the narrator.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Runaway Vampire?

Too many to count. Talk, talk, talk

Any additional comments?

Where's the humor, the action? Would love to see a love scene from the male's perspective. (Only if the heroine is not over 60, though...ugh)

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  • A View to a Kill

  • King of Prey, Book 2
  • By: Mandy M. Roth
  • Narrated by: Mason Lloyd
  • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Sachin, head advisor to the king of the Accipitridae realm, has been forced to put his trips to Earth on hold. He’s not been honest with himself or King Kabril about his need to visit the primitive planet. The king thinks him to be a womanizer, out to bed as many human females as possible. In truth, a woman he should have been able to woo with little to no effort - his mate - has found someone else to fill that void in her life. She wasn’t supposed to be on Earth. She wasn’t supposed to be human.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED!

  • By Heather Ray on 03-30-18

Jerk hero & spineless heroine

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

Reviewed: 05-12-15

Would you try another book from Mandy M. Roth and/or Mason Lloyd?

Yes, she is normally a decent writer.

Has A View to a Kill turned you off from other books in this genre?

no- I've read other books that were well-written

Which scene was your favorite?

The last one, it meant it was over

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from A View to a Kill?

Wow- a total rewrite was needed

Any additional comments?

This was a short story, very hastily & poorly written. No character development beyond figuring out that the hero is a complete self-centered jerk & the heroine is spineless. No real story here. SPOILERS: Hero beds heroine (after she begs him), abandons her, is mad when he comes back a year later & she has someone else. She almost immediately forgives him & cheats on her very nice fiancee with this jerk. Gah! This was awful.

  • Watching Her Every Move

  • By: Diana DeRicci
  • Narrated by: Terran McGahae
  • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6

Agent Jonas Dreyer has been working night and day to intercept valuable memory chips before they are delivered into the wrong hands. A happily confirmed bachelor with good reason, he never expects for the woman who is struck by his suspect in a wild foot chase to be the one, his mate. Neither do they expect her to be targeted as the only person who may know where the vanished chips may be.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • For the love of God, do not buy this audiobook

  • By Susan on 05-22-12

For the love of God, do not buy this audiobook

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

Reviewed: 05-22-12

Would you try another book from Diana DeRicci and/or Terran McGahae?

Not without a gun to my head.

Has Watching Her Every Move turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, it is the performance and the production quality that are shockingly bad.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Terran McGahae?

Anyone else on the planet. She is awful.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Anger at the total waste of money. It is shocking that Audible allows this unprofessional mess on its site.

Any additional comments?

Please listen to the sample before you consider buying this book. That is where I made my mistake. The narrator sounds like a teenager speaking into a tin bucket. Seriously, is this a senior high drama student using a 1980's cassette recorder? I can't comment on the quality of the story, because I only made it about two minutes into the book before I gave up in disgust and anger.

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