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  • No Time for Lullabies

  • The No Brides Club, Book 2
  • By: Sydney Logan, Sweet Promise Press
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Willing
  • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

As an award-winning songwriter, Melody Mitchell has no time for distractions - and no time for romance. But when a sudden death in the family calls her back to the hometown she left behind, she’ll find herself questioning the many sacrifices she’s made on the path to success...especially when she learns she’s been named guardian of a newly orphaned infant.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Melody and Brody!

  • By Gillek2 on 06-06-19

Melody and Brody!

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

Reviewed: 06-06-19

After a life altering tragedy Melody left not only Meadow Creek but the man she loved as well. She went on to become a successful songwriter but another tragedy has brought her home. Her life is turned upside down when she finds herself the guardian of an infant.

Brody has never forgotten the only woman he has ever loved. Fate keeps throwing them together but if they are to have their second chance they first must work through the pain of their pasts.

This is a heartwarming story about love and family and learning to accept what life throws at you. I thought that the narrator was a perfect choice for this book did a great job of bringing the story to life

  • Out of Love

  • By: RC Boldt
  • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro, Harper Grey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

I have limits. Rules. No attachments allowed, because I don't love. But, with her smart mouth and quick banter, my office manager creeps past my defenses.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • WIT, WARMTH AND WORRY FREE LISTENING

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-15-17

Foster and Noelle!

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

Reviewed: 05-30-19

After leaving the military Foster has created his own security company where he hires other veterans to help them adjust to civilian life. He still bears the emotional scars of what he has seen and done and they are brought to the surface when he receives some traumatic news. He is a good man, a good friend and is close to his family. He has a way with women but keeps his distance from the one woman he really wants, Noelle his office manager.

Noelle is feisty, fiery and has no problem putting Foster in his place. She has come to town for a fresh start and tried to leave her past where it belongs but when it resurfaces Foster is there to protect her. The experience brings them close but when he starts to distance himself will they find a way back to each other?

This is a sweet and sexy romance filled with humorous banter and emotion as they both help each other heal from the past. I thought both narrators did a great job at bring both the emotion and humor in this story to life.

  • Risky Gamble

  • The Risky Series, Book 1
  • By: Vivian Ward
  • Narrated by: Rodney Falcon
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

From Vivian Ward comes a story of pleasure, lies, lust, and love. He must have her—all of her. And she must write a story that will blow her career wide open. Colton tries to keep his sadistic needs to himself but the young, beautiful journalist is far too tempting....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Intrigue Begins!

  • By bluepits73 on 06-03-19

Ally and Colton!

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

Reviewed: 05-26-19

Ally wants to be a journalist but in the interim she is interning at the newspaper and she also works two part-time jobs. One of the jobs is at a flower shop and when Colton comes in to discuss arrangements for Valentine’s Day for his club she has no idea how much her life is about to change.

They arrange for her to come to the club to discuss the arrangements but when she finds out that it is a sex club she thinks this would be the perfect story to get her career of the ground and she ends up with a bartending job. The only problem is that he expects all his employees to sign a non-disclosure agreement and when the chemistry between them erupts will she choose her story or Colton especially once she finds out about his true desires?

I really enjoyed the first part of their story and look forward to where their relationship goes. I thought the narrator did a great job at bringing the story to life.

  • my life as a country album

  • my life as an album, book 1
  • By: LJ Evans
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 34

Tomboy Cam Swayne is determined that football hero, Jake Phillips, keeps his eyes firmly on her. After all, she’s been his since before she was born. Cam has grown up so close to Jake that it’s as if she’s his left arm. They’ve played together on the street and at the lake since she could walk. Plus, they’ve saved each other in some pretty miraculous ways that even their parents found hard to believe. So, it’s only natural that, when hormones kick in, Cam feels like Jake belongs only to her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heart-wrenching yet beautiful

  • By Krystyn - AudiobookObsession on 11-15-18

Heartbreak and Hope!

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

Reviewed: 05-04-19

This story takes you on an emotional journey about the deep friendship that two children share that develops into love. Cam and Jake have grown up next to each, are best friends and do everything together. He was three years older and as they became teenagers Cam was jealous of every girl he kissed or showed affection to as she believed that he belonged only to her.

As they grew up the three year difference doesn’t become so important and the feelings between them blossom into a love that will take your breath away.

The only problem is that life is not always fair and it’s how you handle what life throws at you that shows your true strength and resilience. This is a story that will break your heart but also gives you hope, and I can’t wait to read the rest of this series. The narrator did a wonderful job at bringing this emotional story to life.

  • Linc

  • A Cocky Cage Fighter Novel, Book 3
  • By: Lane Hart
  • Narrated by: Mace Earl Finn
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

The spotlights are blinding me as I stand on stage mortified in nothing but a white thong bikini, all because my little sister, Mandy, aka the kinky porn star Eve Kelly, is at the moment passed out in a hotel room, high as a kite. Since she owes a loan shark more than $30,000, I agreed to fill in for her tour appearance tonight. If I can just get through two hours of selfies with drunk bastards, I'll be able to go home, shower in Clorox, and get back to my normal life. That was the plan until a gorgeous MMA fighter paid a shitload of money for Eve to give him a private lap dance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Claire and Linc!

  • By Gillek2 on 04-29-19

Claire and Linc!

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

Reviewed: 04-29-19

Linc is a champion MMA fighter whose arm was injured in his last fight and now finds himself with too much time on his hands. He has become intrigued with the porn star Eve Kelly so when he has an opportunity to meet her he can’t resist finding out if she is as beautiful as he thinks.

Mandy (Eve Kelly) has an addiction to drugs and her twin sister Claire is once again picking up the pieces. When Mandy can’t perform Claire agrees to fill in so that the loan shark that she owes money to won’t hurt her. She hated every minute of it but when the financial payment for a lap dance with Linc is too much to resist it changes both their lives.

Claire is a good person who is willing to do anything for her family while Linc is a man who has endured a tragic past. Their journey is far from easy but after all they have been through it was great to see them get the happy ever after they both deserve. I though the narrator did a great job but I would have preferred to have a male and female narrator.

  • A Tangled Fate: A Bear-Shifter and Curvy Girl Ménage

  • Magic, New Mexico/Fated For Curves, Book 2
  • By: Aidy Award
  • Narrated by: Gwen Cross
  • Length: 4 hrs and 37 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

Ash Ayininkalbi has spent her whole life searching for who she is supposed to be. She doesn't know where she came from, why she can use magic, or why these two mega hot alien bear-shifters have suddenly kidnapped her. But, she does know one thing. Science. Her brains have gotten her out of worse situations than being stuck between two...aliens? Bears? Supermodels?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Alien PNR!

  • By Brandie @AudiobookObsession on 03-26-19

Science of Magic?

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

Ash is a scientist who believes in facts and numbers. She believed that she has been helping others with her work but when two bear shifters advise that she has been working for those who intend harm her life was turned upside down. Russ and Dunn are bear shifters who have been sent to retrieve Ash to help them in their quest, but they never expected her to be their mate and now they just have to convince her.

This is a unique story line filled with suspense, twists and red hot chemistry. Ash is feisty and independent, and she is drawn to Russ and Dunn for very different reasons, one for his scientific mind and one for his heart and together they are magic.

I thought the narrator did a great job with both the pacing and emotion of this story. 🎧AudiobookObsession.

  • Brothers in Blue: Max

  • Brothers in Blue, Book 1
  • By: Jeanne St. James
  • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Ava Lucas
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

Meet the men of Manning Grove, three small-town cops and brothers, who meet the women who will change the rest of their lives. This is Max's story.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amanda and Max!

  • By Gillek2 on 03-19-19

Amanda and Max!

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

Reviewed: 03-19-19

When Amanda’s stepmother passes away she learns that as his only living relative she is responsible for her 22 year old special needs brother so she leaves her single lifestyle and cheating boyfriend behind in Miami for small town Pennsylvania. She is determined to succeed even if no one in town or her overbearing mother thinks that she can.

This was supposed to be a temporary move and she had plans to bring her brother back to Miami but the surprise was Police Officer Max Bryson, an ex-marine, and the sparks they set off in each other. Max is very attracted to her and respects her need to be independent and succeed on her own however a mistake could change everything.

The chemistry between Amanda and Max leapt off the pages and the combination of humor and the surrounding characters of Max’s family and Teddy were the icing on the cake. I thought the narrators did a great job at bringing the story to life especially when it came to her brother's voice.

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  • All This Time

  • Sweet Sins Series
  • By: Kathy Coopmans
  • Narrated by: Nicole Blessing
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Some people claim to have their hearts ripped out of their chests. To feel the world shift under their feet. To feel intoxicated by love. Miles Wittman, the bassist for the rock band Trained in Black, felt those things until the shift became a hole and dragged him into darkness. His mind clouded by years of alcohol abuse, the man remembers very little of the last two years of his life. Until her. A woman from his past. Julia Nulty, the band manager's sister, the sexy, exotic plus-sized model.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Julia and Miles!

  • By Gillek2 on 03-18-19

Julia and Miles!

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

Reviewed: 03-18-19

Miles has suffered an enormous tragedy that he has never been able to recover from. He numbs his pain with alcohol and woman, but his life is heading in a downward spiral when his bandmates intervene and send him to rehab.

Julia is a plus sized model who was close to her father but since he passed away her mother has done nothing but criticize and belittle her. She is the band manager’s sister and she and Miles have a past even if he doesn’t remember it.

Now that Miles is facing life sober he feels a deep connection and chemistry for Julia. He is trying to rebuild his life but is Julia willing to let him close enough to have the power to hurt her again.

This is a heartbreaking and heartwarming story of love, loss and healing. Both these characters have endured so much and are so much stronger together than apart. I thought the narrator did a great job of bringing the story to life.

  • Force of Nature

  • By: Melissa Toppen
  • Narrated by: Juliana Solo
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

I met Thad Mitchell for the first time when I was just a child. I didn’t remember much about him - except that he pushed me off a swing set when I was four years old and broke my arm. Not the best thing to remember about a person, but there it is. He moved away a couple years later and soon became a distant memory. That is until I walked into my parents' house after being gone for four years to find him sitting at the kitchen table with my family like he’d been there all along.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Laken and Thad!

  • By Gillek2 on 03-17-19

Laken and Thad!

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

Reviewed: 03-17-19

Laken left her small town roots behind her and moved to LA to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. Once she got there she realized it would be much harder than she thought as she is just one of many that have the same plans. Four years later she ends up returning to her family and the farm.

Thad has a dark and troubled past which has made him moody and closed off. He is working at her parent’s farm and from the moment he meets Laken they have an instant chemistry.

He believes that she deserves someone much better than him which led to a lot of on again/off again relationship. Will Laken be able to help Thad heal and leave his demons in the past?

Full of drama and angst it takes you on an emotional ride as Lake and Thad struggle to find their happy ever after. I thought the narrator did a great job of bringing the story to life.

  • The Complete Retrieval Duet

  • By: Aly Martinez
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Maxine Mitchell, Jason Carpenter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

That was all it took for me to know Elisabeth was my soul mate. Five years, countless infertility treatments, and the loss of our only son. That was what it took for me to lose her. One phone call, a mix-up at the lab, and a little girl neither of us knew existed. That was the hell it took to bring her back to me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Complete Retrieval

  • By Lisa on 02-10-19

Suspenseful Emotional Rollercoaster!

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

Roman and Elisabeth recognized they were soulmates almost from the moment they met each other and they thought nothing could come between them. When tragedy strikes, they were unable to handle the stress it put on their marriage, but it was a never that they didn’t love one another. Two years later life throws them a curveball and this time Roman is not going to let anything or anyone come between them.

Clare has endured so much to protect those she loves and has finally escaped. She has found true love but the threats from her past will put everyone in danger and it will take all the strength she has to survive.

This is a suspense emotional rollercoaster of a story about two couple who are united in their selflessness to protect one little girl. The story draws you in and leaves you on edge wondering what twists are around the corner and it is a story you don’t want to miss. I listed to the audio version of the story and the narrators did an incredible job at making you feel like you were experiencing the same emotions as the characters.