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  • How We Found You: A Cyberpunk Kidnapping Thriller

  • When Tomorrow Calls Book 2
  • By: JT Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Roshina Ratnam
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 30

There's something different about Kate's four-year-old son. He wasn't created the old fashioned way. Now a violent cult wants him dead and Kate will do anything to protect him – until they take her daughter. In tomorrow's world, Kate is haunted by a brutal past. Struggling to navigate a life that seems like an experiment in virtual reality, her paranoia threatens to consume her. But when someone tries to kidnap Mally, she realises she was absolutely right to be afraid. With only hours to go before the cult's prophecy is to be fulfilled, Kate and Seth face more danger than they've ever imagined, desperate to keep him safe. However, the charismatic leader of the cult has other ideas, which puts Kate in an impossible position. Who will she choose to live, and who will she have to sacrifice?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book 2

  • By ZOE R on 12-21-17

Deadline was weird

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

Lawrence continues with this interesting story here! I have enjoyed this journey to where we are with the mystery and magical elements of this novel. There were a couple of weird spots though with deadlines in the novel. Such as the deadline of the prophecy. I feel like it came out of nowhere and didn’t fit in with the rest of the narrative. Overall It was a good second book in the series and I look forward to seeing where this goes 🙂 I give it a 4.5/5 stars.

The narration was excellent! I enjoyed listening to Ratnam’s voice. It was easy to see these characters in my mind with the narration. I do think there could be better distinction between a couple of characters. I give it a 4.5/5 stars.

I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by JT Lawrence. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

  • The Secret Chord (The Conor McBride Series - Mystery Suspense Thriller Book 2)

  • By: Kathryn Guare
  • Narrated by: Wayne Farrell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Conor McBride has lost everything, and if he can't find a way to disappear in a hurry, the next thing he loses could be his life. Running from enemies he's never met and haunted by his own destructive actions, Conor needs a refuge secure enough to hold his secrets. A farmhouse inn tucked amidst the green mountains of Vermont seems ideal, but when his past catches up with him, Conor discovers the beautiful young innkeeper has secrets of her own, and hers are more likely to get them both killed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good adventure

  • By cosmitron on 03-31-18

Back again with a thrilling mystery

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

Kathryn Guare gives us a second story in this universe that I definitely wasn’t expecting from listening to the first book, but happy to come across! Much like the first book, this is full of information and it is important to listen through carefully. It may be an easier read, since there is a lot to take in, but then you would not get the amazing voice of Wayne Farrell! There are some return characters, but it’s not necessary to read/listen to the first book to understand this one. It is exciting and has a very complex mystery that will take all your focus to get to the bottom of! I give it a 4.5/5 stars.

Farrell also narrated the first book in the series. I love his voice acting so much. He does excellent accents! Especially Irish 🙂 Each character feels new and distinct. The pacing is great and audio production is also amazing. I give it a 5/5 stars.

I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Kathryn Guare. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

  • Soul of Stone

  • Ice and Stone Series, Book 1
  • By: Traci McDonald
  • Narrated by: Amanda Stribling
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

When a tragic fire takes the lives of her mother and grandmother, Danielle Lyndon is left alone with a 200-year-old bookstore in Greenville, Alabama. Facing what seems like an eternity of loneliness and abandonment, her life is inexorably altered late one night when a runaway teenage girl breaks into her store and Danielle receives a mysterious text message…from her dead mother. The only person who can help her is Aaron Donnell, a reckless, tormented drifter with haunting silver-blue eyes who is searching for the burglar, his younger sister.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very Confusing Story

  • By BookAddict'sReviews on 08-20-18

Very Confusing Story

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

Reviewed: 08-20-18

So the narrator Amanda does a really great job with this book! In fact the reason I was able to get all the way through would be mainly in part due to the narrator. The only voice I did not like was the British student. It sounded too airy. I would have also liked her to be a bit more deep with the male voices, but I think she did such an excellent job with the southern accents! And the production is good too. No weird pauses or trouble hearing. I give the narration a 4.5/5 stars.

As for the story. It was hard on me. I was instantly very intrigued about the books and about our main character’s family and backstory. Yet we got no backstory. It just starts in the middle and continues on. We get 1-2 sentences of backstory really with knowing there was a fire and it left her mom and grandma dead or maybe not her mom? And we know she used to be a college student but left to go mind the store. The mystery surrounding this family and the books really hooked me in, I just wish the author had done a better job of following through.

What I had issues with were how fast paced everything was and there was no real direction things seemed to be going in. It was like: ok we did this now, so we should go here next…Also why does she distrust men so much? Her father died and didn’t leave her like I thought, so I don’t get the issue with men thing at all. And I’m concerned she’s hearing voices from the walls in her bookstore/house telling her not to trust men. And the rules for the books are so extremely vague I don’t understand how she even knows what to do and what not to do with them. There are minor things that confused and frustrated me such as when she asks Aaron if he’s from around here when in the sentence before he said he was from out of town looking for his sister and also does not share a southern accent, so it should have been obvious…and no matter how many times this guy says he doesn’t want the books she keeps asking him to stay away from her because he wants the books. Like if you don’t trust him don’t get in a car with him and go all over town! Call the police on him!

The last major thing I’ll discuss is the love story. It goes from this chick accusing him of using her for her books to making out in the span of a couple paragraphs…no. If you wanted to set up the romance you needed to get her to trust him first and let her guard down. What part about him saying he didn’t want the books for the 50th time in a row helped her get over her mistrust of men? I cannot get behind the romance in this story at all. I can understand how they could be together, but it was developed all wrong :/

So for me this really falls between 3-3.5/5 stars. I wavered so much in what I felt reading so I don’t know my final verdict yet. The story behind everything is so fascinating I want to know more about the books and our main character. It’s andhame this doesn’t happen. And I would have been fine with the romance if it hadn’t come out of nowhere. But again it’s well written, it just needs tweaks with these things for me to personally love it more. It’s possible someone else would feel differently. So I do recommend checking it out!

I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Traci McDonald. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

  • Song at Dawn: 1150 in Provence

  • The Troubadours Quartet, Volume 1
  • By: Jean Gill
  • Narrated by: Jake Urry
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

On the run from abuse, Estela wakes in a ditch with only her lute, her amazing voice, and a dagger hidden in her underskirt. Her talent finds a patron in Aliénor of Aquitaine and more than a music tutor in the queen's finest troubadour and commander of the Guard, Dragonetz los Pros. Weary of war, Dragonetz uses Jewish money and Moorish expertise to build that most modern of inventions, a papermill, arousing the wrath of the church. Their enemies gather, ready to light the political and religious powder keg of medieval Narbonne.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hidden mysteries and agendas

  • By Writers and Authors on 08-04-18

I love Urry!

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

I thoroughly enjoyed this mystery historical fiction by Gill! It was well thought out and had exciting moments that captured my intention instantly. I enjoyed that authenticness to how characters acted and the importance of rank in society that was brought up many times within the novel. I was a little confused with Estela and how she was able to give up so much so easily. I suppose she's just hardier than what I imagined someone wealthy would do in that situation. Also Arno left me a bit confused on the romance end of this novel. I figure though we will get more explanation in the subsequent books. I am very fascinated by the overall mystery and look forward to how it comes about in future works! Gill has a great story on her hands, and I can see it becoming a favorite series of mine. I give it a 4/5 stars.

Jake Urry, I love him! He is an excellent narrator and truly brought me into the previous audiobooks I've listened to where he narrates. I wondered at first how he would transition his creepy and deep voice to fit a historical fiction with romance involved, but he did an excellent job! He has a voice made for suspense and just knows how to use it! He also did a great job with the female characters, as they didn't sound all nasally, which some male narrators tend to do. I give the narration a 5/5 stars!!!!!

I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Jake Urry. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

  • Blaze of Glory

  • Book 1
  • By: m. garzon
  • Narrated by: Kasi Hollowell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Last year, I had it all: two jumpers on the show circuit, a lot of wins, and a lot of attention - the good kind. But now I have nothing. My life is circling the drain. The only spark of light that exists for me is my new, forbidden passion. If my stepfather finds out, he will kill me. My twin brother, my only blood relative in the world, has already begged me not to. But I can't help myself. If it can't be horses, it has to be this.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story, Great Narration!

  • By Jan M on 07-04-18

Great coming of Age

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

An excellent coming of age novel that really brought the feels to me. Garzon is a great author and I would read more by them in the future. The characters are full of life and feel like real people to me, going through realistic tragedies.

The narration is excellent as well! Hollowell did a wonderful job of making each character feel distinct from the other. I recommend the audio version!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rip Cord: The Complete Trilogy

  • A M/M Sports Romance
  • By: Jeanne St. James
  • Narrated by: John Solo
  • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33

The complete Rip Cord trilogy, including The Reunion, The Weekend, and The Ever After.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Rip Cord, Trilogy

  • By Stacy Thompson on 06-29-18

Progresses Well

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

At first I wasn't a big fan of the characters. They felt a little off to me. But as the story progresses we understand more of where they are coming from. I really loved the audio narrator's voice! He did such an excellent job with these characters and bringing them to life!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lost with a Lord

  • Ravishing Regencies, Book 1
  • By: Emily Murdoch
  • Narrated by: Verity Burns
  • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Lord George Northmere is tired of his lonely existence and takes the radical decision to go against the ton and society's rules and seek out comfort. But in all his 30 years, he has never met anyone quite like the fiery Italian Miss Florence Capria. After a riot forces them to take shelter for the night in an intimate small room, can Lord George ignore the growing passion Miss Capria is igniting in his once-cold heart? Will being lost with a lord change Florence's destiny forever? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent audio book!

  • By BookAddict'sReviews on 08-06-18

Excellent audio book!

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

I like Murdoch's writing style a bunch and the way she develops her characters. So this was no exception for me. I also enjoyed the narrator here. They did an excellent job of adding emotion and life to the characters so I felt I was there listening in on conversations!

  • My Name Is Nelson: Pretty Much the Best Novel Ever

  • By: Dylan Fairchild
  • Narrated by: Erik Johnson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

President Andrew MacIntyre was having a pretty good first year in the Oval Office. Suddenly, during what should have been a peaceful Christmas season, he's facing one of the worst national security crises in American history. And, it's being masterminded out of a sleazy New Mexico strip joint? What the hell?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just Hilarious!

  • By BookAddict'sReviews on 08-06-18

Just Hilarious!

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

A really fun debut novel by Fairchild! I highly recommend if you just want absurd situations with weird characters that make you laugh out loud. The plot flows very well and I felt instantly sucked into the novel! I give the story a 5/5 for making me laugh so much :)

I also loved the narration by Johnson. He did an excellent job with comedic timing. The audio definitely added to the story as I felt transported by hearing Nelson and his antics. The production seems to be awesome as well! I give it a 5/5 stars. 

I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Dylan Fairchild. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

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  • The Phoenix Project

  • The Liberty Box, Book 3
  • By: C.A. Gray
  • Narrated by: Melissa Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

The haven city of Beckenshire has been demolished, and most of the rebels lie beneath the rubble. The few that remain scramble to communicate with the outside world, knowing that if they are to stand a chance in the coming war, they can't do it alone. In this gripping conclusion to The Liberty Box Trilogy, new and surprising alliances are formed, passions run high, and our heroes learn what they are really made of. Do they have what it takes to fight for freedom - even if it means paying the ultimate price?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Blossomed

  • By BookAddict'sReviews on 07-31-18

Blossomed

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

The relationship in the story really blossomed here in the last book. I enjoyed the fast pace and the mystery that unfolded. Gray’s world is very exciting and I felt like she kicked it up a notch with this latest. I give it a 5/5 stars!

I also loved the audio on this 🙂 The narrator did a good job of making each character sound dostinct and full of emotion. I give t 5/5 stars.
I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by C.A. Gray. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

  • The Eden Conspiracy

  • The Liberty Box Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: C.A. Gray
  • Narrated by: Melissa Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

The refugee caves have been destroyed, and most of the refugees are dead. The Potentate now knows of their existence and will stop at nothing to wipe them out completely.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Rebellion!

  • By Lelia T on 07-20-18

A little similar still

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

So with this book we get more exciting with the crazy plot and scary people in charge of everyone! I really enjoyed this second in the series a bunch. I recommend if you enjoy dystopians as this author has done n excellent job of measuring out the right amount of information to make me suspenseful! I give it a 5/5 stars.

The narration in this one was better, but I still think the voices sound too similar unfortunately. I like the emotion in the character’s voices but I think there needs to be more distinction. I give the audio a 4/5.
I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by C.A. Gray. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.