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  • Undercover Boyfriend

  • Dreamspun Desires, Book 12
  • By: Jacob Z. Flores
  • Narrated by: Rusty Topsfield
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 90

Marty Valdez is in serious trouble. His sister's wedding is around the corner, and everyone expects to meet Marty's super-successful underwear model boyfriend-whom Marty invented. Now Marty has to produce a half-naked hottie or suffer the worst humiliation of his life. FBI agent Luke Myers is in serious trouble. He's been working undercover to take down a dangerous drug cartel, but his cover's blown and he needs to disappear. Luckily, a geeky yet intriguing comic book artist gives him the perfect opportunity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and sweet story with great narration

  • By Morgan A Skye on 09-08-16

good story, awful pronounciation

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

Reviewed: 09-11-16

Super fun, over the top story without angst, just how I like to relax. Nice to have a latino in a story that isn't a raging stereotype. And nice to read about people who aren't white and use spanglish. So WHY WHY WHY did the producers not even bother to check whether the narrator could even pretend to speak Spanish or have an editor who does review this? Fine, you can't find a bilingual narrator? Even with an American accent the names of the main characters could have been pronounced correctly. They didn't even try. If you speak Spanish read the book instead or you'll break out in hives.

  • Karaoke Queen

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206

Skylar was horribly scarred by a fire in a violent crime, thoughts of suicide plagued her until she found music. It was her savior. She came forward from the shadows to express her pain through song. Karaoke bars were her salvation. Now in an international competition, she finds herself continually vexed by her rival, Kim, who never shows her any quarter. A strange relationship of respect grows between them, but could it be something more? Something beautiful?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great narrator makes all the difference

  • By kinetcnrg on 06-29-16

uhaul angst

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

Reviewed: 08-02-16

oh boy, the only way I would finish reading this was if someone could make it into a drinking game. these main characters are in love within 48 hours and there's a lot of crying involved. i think that's how a lot of people like their novels but it made me break out in hives.

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  • Grave Silence

  • Jude Devine Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Rose Beecham
  • Narrated by: Kim Baldwin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

Montezuma County Sheriff's detective, Jude Devine doesn't face too many challenges based in remote Paradox Valley, where most of the crime involves hiker assaults, campsite thefts, and cattle rustling. However, when the body of local teenager shows up with a stake through her heart, Jude finds herself leading an investigation no one wants to touch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jude Devine is a Cool undercover FBI agent!

  • By zenabuff on 03-24-15

perfect fiction

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

Reviewed: 04-23-15

i love how jude devine is a sexy tough character but also believable and human. the storyline is complicated, not just good and bad guys. interesting and thoughtful suspense. the romantic interest isn't the main point of the story and isn't totally lame. what a pleasure to read.
the only bad thing about this series is that there are only 3 books as far as i can tell. write more please!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Good Cop

  • A Dick Hardesty Mystery
  • By: Dorien Grey
  • Narrated by: Jeff Frez-Albrecht
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

One of the residual spots of conflict in gay rights is the police force, and this audiobook confronts that conflict head-on with the murder of a gay policeman and the investigation by the inimitable Dick Hardesty. We meet many of the familiar characters and get to know Jonathan, a young hustler who becomes more than a casual acquaintance. The entire police force is suspect in this community mystery of intrigue and murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a fantastic story

  • By Laura G. Miller on 06-01-15

Amusingly named great series

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

Reviewed: 01-21-15

Solid detective novels that happen to be gay. Not pseudo porn romance novel. Interesting relationships that seem real and evolve over the books. Love this series, can't wait for more!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Honor Bound

  • Honor Series, Book 2
  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323

Secret Service Agent Cameron Roberts made a promise to Blair Powell, the President's daughter - not to place her own life in danger protecting Blair - but a request from the Commander in Chief forces her to break her word. In this sequel to Above All, Honor, Cameron places duty before love and accepts reassignment as the chief of Blair's security detail, despite knowing that this decision may destroy their tenuous new relationship. As the rift between them widens, more than one woman is happy to offer Blair the company that Cam cannot.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Boring.

  • By Dandylion on 12-06-13

Fun premise, wanted to smack main character

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

Reviewed: 01-02-15

Narrator did a great job. There's guns and women in suits and some kickboxing, so that's fun.
The character of Blair was super annoying, always whining about how guilty she feels then putting people in harms way.

  • Night Vision

  • A Jane Lawless Mystery, Book 14
  • By: Ellen Hart
  • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Joanna Kasimir, an old friend of Jane Lawless, left Minneapolis years ago to make it big in Hollywood and, unlike so many others, she succeeded. Unfortunately, her stardom came at a price. Early in her career, Joanna was involved with a man who quickly went from being an idle interest to a dangerous stalker. Nearly a decade has passed since she sent him to prison, but just as she is about to leave for her hometown to star in her friend Cordelia Thorn's production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, she receives one of his ominous calling cards.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • still good

  • By jo on 06-05-14

still good

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

Reviewed: 06-05-14

What did you like best about this story?

book 14 and i'm not sick of this series yet. that's saying a lot. the subjects are serious but there are funny interludes. the character development is strong, i like how their essence remains the same but they still grow. as usual there are multiple sub plots that may or may not intersect which keeps me curious. finally i like how there are rarely any pure good or bad guys in these books. even the main characters who are mainly good also have their negative qualities. the bad guys are occasionally sympathetic. life is complex in these books, and interesting.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hallowed Murder

  • A Jane Lawless Mystery
  • By: Ellen Hart
  • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 43

Jane reluctantly agrees to accompany her good friend Cordelia Thorn on a peculiar holiday trip: Cordelia's estranged sister, Broadway star Octavia Thorn, has asked them to attend her wedding. Octavia getting married is no surprise, but her candidate for hubby #4 certainly is. Roland Lester is a reclusive 83-year-old retired Hollywood director. No one can understand how the two met. When the bodies start to drop, Jane realizes it might not be love at all that brought the young diva and the aged director together, but something much deeper, and perhaps more sinister.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sloid mystery , Lesbean slueth

  • By Share Faerber on 04-11-14

loving this series

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

Reviewed: 05-19-14

What made the experience of listening to Hallowed Murder the most enjoyable?

these books are exactly why i started listening to f/f then for lack of material m/m romance novels. i like reading gay characters, but for the most part that forces me to read either super serious novels or godawful cheesy romance plot lines. it's not the smut i mind in those, that's the only good part usually. i'm on a tangent. the point is, these novels are nice. they are funny, friendly, creative, well written and suspenseful. the characters develop over time and are interesting and don't require smut to make the book readable. in fact, there isn't any. and i still like it.incidentally, i get a kick out of what culinary snobs jane and cordelia are.

Who was your favorite character and why?

cordelia. she is hilarious, i love her diva ways.

Which character – as performed by Aimee Jolson – was your favorite?

still cordelia.

Any additional comments?

i'm on book 12 or something already and still going strong. for the first half hour i really didn't like the narration, there was something too sing-songy about it. but now i really like her. as the narrator who has read all the books she knows the characters and imbues them with some really amusing subtle intonations that fit the writing.

  • Die Trying

  • Jack Reacher, Book 2
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
  • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,919
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,365
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,358

When a woman is kidnapped off a Chicago street in broad daylight, Jack Reacher's in the wrong place at the wrong time. He's kidnapped with her. Chained together and racing across America toward an unknown destination, they're at the mercy of a group of men demanding an impossible ransom. Because Reacher's female companion is worth more than he imagines. Now he has to save them both - from the inside out - or die trying....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Skip this book - not up to par

  • By Tim on 05-20-16

like rambo, but in a book

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

Reviewed: 03-13-14

What made the experience of listening to Die Trying the most enjoyable?

i actually really enjoyed the narrator. i'm not sure why there are so many comments about how bad people thought the narration was, it is pretty different from the first one but not bad at all. i like that the voices aren't overdone and that he can have a bit of an ironic tone which makes me like the jack reacher character more.

Who was your favorite character and why?

all the badasses, because they're badasses. i mean, why else read a book like this.

Any additional comments?

ok, so, book 2 and there is a pattern. lee child writes about women that are kind of strong, but always end up weeping on some guy's shoulder or need reacher to bail them out. they reach a glass ceiling of badassery. my irritation at this fact is mildly distracting from the story.

  • Glen & Tyler's Honeymoon Adventure

  • By: JB Sanders
  • Narrated by: Brian Rollins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 146

Tyler can't inherit unless he gets married... and when Glen proposes, hijinks ensue. Follow the guys on their world-spanning adventure as they defeat mobsters, an evil step-mother, a rakish brother-in-law and pirates. No, really - pirates! Plus, there's an underground super-base. And hockey. Come for the romance, stay for the hockey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun romantic comedy

  • By Elizabeth L. on 07-23-15

fun for the teenage boy in your head

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

Reviewed: 03-03-14

What does Brian Rollins bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

this is randomly specific, but the narration reminds me a lot of marshall eriksen from how i met your mother. totally nuts, right? i guess they both have this dumb jock intonation sometimes that makes me chuckle.

If you could take any character from Glen & Tyler's Honeymoon Adventure out to dinner, who would it be and why?

glen or tyler, because they'd be buying.

Any additional comments?

this book is basically about what you'd do if you had a bazillion dollars. you'd want to have a secret lair, and an island, and a professional hockey team, and like nine banks, and you'd have a sweet wardrobe, a limo driver and enjoy making homophobes and all other idiots look dumb.

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  • Boystown

  • Three Nick Nowak Mysteries
  • By: Marshall Thornton
  • Narrated by: Brad Langer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 125

A former police officer turned private investigator, Nick Nowak is haunted by his abrupt departure from the department, as well as, the traumatic end of his relationship with librarian Daniel Laverty. In these three stories set in Chicago during the early eighties, Nick locates a missing young man for a mysterious client, solves a case of arson at a popular nightspot, and goes undercover to prove a dramatic suicide was actually murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Three little mysteries

  • By Kindle Customer on 01-14-16

chicago!

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

Reviewed: 10-24-13

What did you love best about Boystown?

the author writes about life just before the beginning of the AIDS epidemic before people thought of casual sex as deadly. i know the history but for some reason it didn't strike me so much until reading this series. maybe because it's set in chicago, in the neighborhoods where i spend the most time. but anyway these stories are mostly fun, sexy mysteries with a serious back drop.

Any additional comments?

did i already say this? i loved reading a book set in chicago that never once mentions downtown or, god forbid, navy pier. in fact, they are set back when navy pier was just an old pier and not a tourist circus.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful